Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for BladeLogic skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BladeLogic over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 835 801 843
Rank change year-on-year -34 +42 -64
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 65 59 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.062% 0.067%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.47% 0.54% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 61
UK median daily rate £550 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.82% +14.71% -10.53%
10th Percentile £363 £324 £313
90th Percentile £625 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £500 £350
% change year-on-year +8.00% +42.86% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BladeLogic is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,937 10,974 12,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.65% 11.45% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,309 7,267 7,965
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 243 264
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.77 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -21.02% +11.47%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.46 £47.00 £45.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £25.88
% change year-on-year +0.32% -32.58% +26.22%

BladeLogic
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BladeLogic as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BladeLogic in the UK

BladeLogic
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BladeLogic.

Contractor daily rate trend for BladeLogic in the UK

BladeLogic
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BladeLogic over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BladeLogic in the UK

BladeLogic
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BladeLogic in the UK

BladeLogic
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the UK over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 65 £550 +12.82%
London -15 36 £550 +12.82%
UK excluding London -24 29 £540 +8.00% 1
Midlands -4 15 £550 +10.00%
West Midlands -17 14 £550 -
North of England -6 12 £540 +27.06%
North West -11 6 £300 -29.41%
Yorkshire - 6 £550 -
South East -34 2 £150 -70.00%
East Midlands - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for BladeLogic.

1 40 (61.54%) Linux
2 37 (56.92%) Unix
3 33 (50.77%) BMC
4 26 (40.00%) Python
5 25 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (32.31%) Windows
6 21 (32.31%) HP
7 16 (24.62%) Use Case
7 16 (24.62%) Ansible
8 15 (23.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 15 (23.08%) Atlassian
8 15 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 15 (23.08%) JIRA
8 15 (23.08%) Degree
8 15 (23.08%) SMS
9 10 (15.38%) ITRS Geneos
9 10 (15.38%) DevOps
9 10 (15.38%) SCOM
10 9 (13.85%) Docker
10 9 (13.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 9 (13.85%) Rancher
10 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.85%) ITIL
10 9 (13.85%) Firewall
11 8 (12.31%) Service Management
11 8 (12.31%) SCCM
11 8 (12.31%) Perl
11 8 (12.31%) SQL
12 7 (10.77%) Oracle

BladeLogic
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.23%) IIS
2 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.08%) nginx
5 1 (1.54%) JBoss
5 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) SMS
2 9 (13.85%) Firewall
3 7 (10.77%) DNS
4 4 (6.15%) iSCSI
4 4 (6.15%) NAS
4 4 (6.15%) SAN
5 3 (4.62%) BIG-IP
5 3 (4.62%) DHCP
5 3 (4.62%) SNMP
6 2 (3.08%) DMZ
7 1 (1.54%) HTTP
7 1 (1.54%) SSL
7 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) JIRA
2 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.15%) Artifactory
3 4 (6.15%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.54%) Cobertura
4 1 (1.54%) JBehave
4 1 (1.54%) JUnit
4 1 (1.54%) Maven
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.69%) Banking
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Back Office
3 1 (1.54%) Front Office
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Architect
2 7 (10.77%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (10.77%) Consultant
2 7 (10.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (9.23%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Geneos Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Linux Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Linux Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Administrator
7 2 (3.08%) Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) LDAP
1 4 (6.15%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (3.08%) HTML
2 2 (3.08%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) Ajax
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.54%) HTML5
3 1 (1.54%) Java EE
3 1 (1.54%) JSON
3 1 (1.54%) JSP
3 1 (1.54%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.54%) SOAP
3 1 (1.54%) Spring
3 1 (1.54%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (6.15%) LPAR
4 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (61.54%) Linux
2 37 (56.92%) Unix
3 21 (32.31%) Windows
4 9 (13.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.69%) Solaris
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.15%) AIX
7 4 (6.15%) Windows 2000
7 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.15%) Windows NT
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.54%) CentOS
8 1 (1.54%) SUSE
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Use Case
2 15 (23.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 15 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 15 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (15.38%) DevOps
4 9 (13.85%) ITIL
5 8 (12.31%) Service Management
6 7 (10.77%) Load Balancing
6 7 (10.77%) Patch Management
7 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.23%) Capacity Management
7 6 (9.23%) ITSM
7 6 (9.23%) Performance Management
7 6 (9.23%) Software Distribution
8 5 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.69%) Release Management
8 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.15%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (6.15%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) Python
2 8 (12.31%) Perl
2 8 (12.31%) SQL
3 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.08%) Java
6 2 (3.08%) Ruby
7 1 (1.54%) C#
7 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) RHCE
3 4 (6.15%) RHCSA
3 4 (6.15%) RHCVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Docker
2 4 (6.15%) Firmware
2 4 (6.15%) KVM
2 4 (6.15%) RHEV
2 4 (6.15%) Samba
2 4 (6.15%) Sendmail
2 4 (6.15%) Veritas File System
2 4 (6.15%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (6.15%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (24.62%) Ansible
2 10 (15.38%) ITRS Geneos
2 10 (15.38%) SCOM
3 9 (13.85%) Rancher
4 8 (12.31%) SCCM
5 7 (10.77%) BMC PATROL
5 7 (10.77%) Kubernetes
5 7 (10.77%) Tivoli
6 6 (9.23%) Puppet
7 4 (6.15%) OpenView
7 4 (6.15%) yum
8 3 (4.62%) Netcool
8 3 (4.62%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 2 (3.08%) HP NNM
9 2 (3.08%) Opsview
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (1.54%) ServerView Suite
Vendors
1 33 (50.77%) BMC
2 21 (32.31%) HP
3 15 (23.08%) Atlassian
4 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.77%) CA
5 7 (10.77%) Oracle
6 6 (9.23%) Splunk
7 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.69%) TIBCO
8 4 (6.15%) CyberArk
8 4 (6.15%) Dell
8 4 (6.15%) IBM
8 4 (6.15%) Opsware
8 4 (6.15%) Veritas
8 4 (6.15%) VMware
9 3 (4.62%) F5
10 2 (3.08%) NetApp
10 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.54%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.54%) WALLIX