Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 823 834 796
Rank change year-on-year +11 -38 +15
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 64 57 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.054% 0.087%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.55% 0.49% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 45 67
UK median daily rate £500 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £308
90th Percentile £588 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50% -5.88%
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 11664 11633 9758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.31% 11.05% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7893 7438 5957
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.36%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £231
90th Percentile £625 £588 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 269 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%
10th Percentile £10.97 £12.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.73 £21.63 £19.03
% change year-on-year -27.26% +13.64% -5.13%

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 23 November 2017.

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 9 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 23 November 2017. 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 +25 63 £500 +15.61%
London -8 38 £525 -2.78%
UK excluding London +35 26 £500 +21.95% 1
Midlands +33 14 £438 +36.72%
West Midlands +41 13 £375 +17.19%
South East +10 7 £500 +56.25%
North of England +48 4 £325 -20.73%
North West +22 4 £325 -
Scotland -9 1 £475 +15.85% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BladeLogic.

1 48 (75.00%) Linux
2 42 (65.63%) Unix
3 31 (48.44%) Puppet
4 30 (46.88%) Java
4 30 (46.88%) BMC
5 25 (39.06%) Solaris
6 24 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (35.94%) Windows
8 22 (34.38%) AIX
8 22 (34.38%) Ansible
9 21 (32.81%) Finance
10 20 (31.25%) Oracle
10 20 (31.25%) Red Hat
11 19 (29.69%) Python
12 16 (25.00%) Perl
12 16 (25.00%) Shell Script
12 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
13 15 (23.44%) SAN
13 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
13 15 (23.44%) Banking
13 15 (23.44%) NetBackup
14 14 (21.88%) Bitbucket
15 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
15 13 (20.31%) Terraform
15 13 (20.31%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (20.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (20.31%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (20.31%) Maven
15 13 (20.31%) JIRA

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 8 (12.50%) IIS
2 6 (9.38%) Apache
3 4 (6.25%) nginx
3 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) SAN
2 7 (10.94%) Firewall
3 4 (6.25%) BIG-IP
4 3 (4.69%) DNS
4 3 (4.69%) LDAP
5 2 (3.13%) FTP
5 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.13%) VLAN
6 1 (1.56%) Internet
6 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) MS Access
2 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.56%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.56%) HBase
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
2 14 (21.88%) Bitbucket
3 13 (20.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (20.31%) ClearCase
3 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
3 13 (20.31%) JIRA
3 13 (20.31%) Maven
4 4 (6.25%) JMeter
5 2 (3.13%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.13%) NUnit
5 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.56%) git-flow
6 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Banking
3 7 (10.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Unix Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Automation Specialist
2 8 (12.50%) Release Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) AIX Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Release Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Security Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) AWS Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Solaris Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) DevOps Specialist
7 3 (4.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (4.69%) Release Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
1 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
1 2 (3.13%) ADO.NET
1 2 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (3.13%) JSON
1 2 (3.13%) LINQ
1 2 (3.13%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 2 (3.13%) SOAP
1 2 (3.13%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (3.13%) WCF
1 2 (3.13%) WPF
2 1 (1.56%) Node.js
2 1 (1.56%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (1.56%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.38%) PMI
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.69%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) CMDB
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 48 (75.00%) Linux
2 42 (65.63%) Unix
3 25 (39.06%) Solaris
4 24 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (35.94%) Windows
6 22 (34.38%) AIX
7 12 (18.75%) Oracle Linux
7 12 (18.75%) SUSE
7 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (14.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
11 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.56%) Android
12 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (20.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (18.75%) OO
4 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.94%) Project Management
6 6 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
6 6 (9.38%) DevOps
6 6 (9.38%) Migration
6 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
6 6 (9.38%) SDLC
6 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.81%) Data Security
7 5 (7.81%) Information Security
7 5 (7.81%) ITIL
7 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.81%) Open Source
7 5 (7.81%) Project Planning
7 5 (7.81%) Release Management
7 5 (7.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.88%) Java
2 19 (29.69%) Python
3 16 (25.00%) Perl
3 16 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
5 10 (15.63%) VBScript
6 6 (9.38%) Ruby
7 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.13%) C#
8 2 (3.13%) XAML
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.56%) Korn
9 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.06%) Degree
3 6 (9.38%) PMI Certification
4 5 (7.81%) CISSP
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Docker
2 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) NFS
3 2 (3.13%) Veritas File System
3 2 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.56%) KVM
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.56%) Samba
4 1 (1.56%) SRDF
4 1 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (48.44%) Puppet
2 22 (34.38%) Ansible
3 15 (23.44%) NetBackup
4 13 (20.31%) Terraform
5 5 (7.81%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (7.81%) Nessus
5 5 (7.81%) Rancher
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.56%) EnCase
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.56%) Nagios
7 1 (1.56%) PowerBroker
7 1 (1.56%) QRadar
7 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) BMC
2 20 (31.25%) Oracle
2 20 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 11 (17.19%) Tripwire
4 7 (10.94%) VMware
5 5 (7.81%) Atlassian
5 5 (7.81%) HP
5 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.81%) Splunk
6 4 (6.25%) F5
6 4 (6.25%) Remedy
7 3 (4.69%) Veritas
8 2 (3.13%) AppDynamics
8 2 (3.13%) CyberArk
8 2 (3.13%) EMC
8 2 (3.13%) IBM
8 2 (3.13%) Symantec
9 1 (1.56%) AlienVault
9 1 (1.56%) Rapid7
9 1 (1.56%) Tableau