Period
to 11 December 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BMC over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within BMC Software, Inc.

BMC
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 549 609 666
Rank change year-on-year +60 +57 -84
Contract jobs citing BMC 242 318 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.71% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 188 156
UK median daily rate £475 £437 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.73% -1.83% +11.25%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £300
90th Percentile £604 £638 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £419 £415
% change year-on-year +19.40% +0.90% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £11.96 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.86% +19.60% -14.89%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.20 £8.39
90th Percentile £30.01 £21.50 £12.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £11.96 £10.00
% change year-on-year +58.86% +19.60% -14.89%

BMC is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 35,076 44,656 43,804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.68% 42.37% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,903 27,746 27,393
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £225 £255 £231
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,487 1,659 1,421
UK median hourly rate £19.18 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.60% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.75 £10.66
90th Percentile £51.95 £47.36 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

BMC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BMC in the UK

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BMC in the UK

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BMC over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BMC in the UK

BMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BMC in the UK

BMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BMC over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for BMC in the UK

BMC
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC within the UK over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. 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 +51 236 £475 +8.73% 22
UK excluding London +32 174 £500 +19.40% 15
South East +35 79 £475 +11.76% 3
London +88 66 £425 -22.73% 7
South West +37 28 £575 +15.00% 3
North of England -1 28 £438 +9.38% 4
Midlands +38 22 £510 +14.61% 3
West Midlands +23 19 £510 +14.61% 2
Yorkshire +42 16 £475 - 2
East of England +39 13 £500 +49.25% 2
North West -8 12 £425 +16.44% 2
East Midlands +31 3 - - 1
Scotland +29 3 £445 +4.71%
North East +6 1 £350 -12.50%
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing BMC 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 BMC.

1 132 (54.55%) Remedy
1 132 (54.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 60 (24.79%) Service Management
3 58 (23.97%) Security Cleared
4 57 (23.55%) ITIL
5 52 (21.49%) SC Cleared
6 51 (21.07%) Linux
7 44 (18.18%) CMDB
8 43 (17.77%) Windows
9 42 (17.36%) ServiceNow
10 36 (14.88%) SOAP
11 32 (13.22%) IBM
12 31 (12.81%) ITSM
13 30 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (11.98%) Finance
15 28 (11.57%) HP
15 28 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (10.74%) Telecoms
16 26 (10.74%) Unix
17 25 (10.33%) SNMP
17 25 (10.33%) REST
18 24 (9.92%) SQL
18 24 (9.92%) Shell Script
19 23 (9.50%) Netcool
19 23 (9.50%) Perl
19 23 (9.50%) Incident Management
20 22 (9.09%) Python
20 22 (9.09%) Microsoft
20 22 (9.09%) Control-M
21 21 (8.68%) Service Delivery

BMC
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 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (1.65%) MS Exchange
1 4 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.24%) Confluence
3 1 (0.41%) CMS
3 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (6.20%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 132 (54.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (2.89%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.31%) Azure
1 8 (3.31%) PaaS
2 7 (2.89%) AWS
3 5 (2.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (2.07%) Azure Functions
3 5 (2.07%) OpenShift
3 5 (2.07%) Serverless
4 4 (1.65%) GitHub
4 4 (1.65%) SaaS
5 2 (0.83%) Datadog
5 2 (0.83%) IaaS
5 2 (0.83%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.33%) SNMP
2 12 (4.96%) HTTP
3 11 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.13%) Ethernet
4 10 (4.13%) HTTPS
5 9 (3.72%) BGP
5 9 (3.72%) OSPF
6 7 (2.89%) BIG-IP
6 7 (2.89%) DNS
7 6 (2.48%) DHCP
8 3 (1.24%) SAN
8 3 (1.24%) Wireless
9 2 (0.83%) Firewall
9 2 (0.83%) VPN
9 2 (0.83%) WAN
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.41%) Connectrix
10 1 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.41%) LAN
10 1 (0.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.41%) Big Data
3 1 (0.41%) DB2
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.41%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.07%) JIRA
2 3 (1.24%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.24%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.83%) Artifactory
3 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.83%) Maven
3 2 (0.83%) MSBuild
3 2 (0.83%) Subversion
4 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (11.98%) Finance
2 26 (10.74%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.55%) Banking
3 11 (4.55%) Retail
4 9 (3.72%) Public Sector
5 8 (3.31%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.24%) Marketing
7 2 (0.83%) Electronics
7 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (18.18%) Consultant
2 33 (13.64%) Analyst
3 29 (11.98%) Architect
4 20 (8.26%) Developer
5 14 (5.79%) Designer
5 14 (5.79%) Solutions Designer
6 13 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (5.37%) Remedy Consultant
7 12 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.13%) Management Consultant
8 10 (4.13%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.31%) Analyst Developer
9 8 (3.31%) Applications Support
9 8 (3.31%) Configuration Manager
9 8 (3.31%) Integration Analyst
9 8 (3.31%) Integration Developer
9 8 (3.31%) Network Architect
9 8 (3.31%) Remedy Developer
9 8 (3.31%) Software Analyst
9 8 (3.31%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.88%) SOAP
2 25 (10.33%) REST
3 19 (7.85%) JSON
3 19 (7.85%) XML
4 16 (6.61%) Web Services
5 14 (5.79%) .NET
6 12 (4.96%) TIBCO EMS
6 12 (4.96%) XSD
7 7 (2.89%) YAML
8 5 (2.07%) LDAP
9 3 (1.24%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.83%) Node.js
10 2 (0.83%) RESTful
11 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.41%) CGI
11 1 (0.41%) COM
11 1 (0.41%) HTML
11 1 (0.41%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.18%) CMDB
2 30 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.68%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.13%) Fibre Optics
5 9 (3.72%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.89%) User Experience
8 6 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.07%) NHS
9 5 (2.07%) PKI
9 5 (2.07%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.24%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.83%) CCTV
11 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.41%) EMC VMAX
12 1 (0.41%) EPoS
12 1 (0.41%) Marketing Technology
12 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (21.07%) Linux
2 43 (17.77%) Windows
3 26 (10.74%) Unix
4 10 (4.13%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.13%) zOS
5 8 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.48%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.48%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.41%) AIX
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.79%) Service Management
2 57 (23.55%) ITIL
3 31 (12.81%) ITSM
4 28 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (9.50%) Incident Management
6 21 (8.68%) Service Delivery
7 18 (7.44%) Configuration Management
8 17 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 16 (6.61%) Project Management
10 15 (6.20%) ITIL V3
10 15 (6.20%) Problem Management
10 15 (6.20%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (5.79%) Change Management
11 14 (5.79%) SOA
12 13 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (5.37%) Data Centre Operations
12 13 (5.37%) Data Integration
12 13 (5.37%) Data Modelling
12 13 (5.37%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.92%) Shell Script
1 24 (9.92%) SQL
2 23 (9.50%) Perl
3 22 (9.09%) Python
4 16 (6.61%) PowerShell
5 13 (5.37%) Java
6 12 (4.96%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.13%) ActionScript
7 10 (4.13%) ActionScript 2.0
8 9 (3.72%) JCL
9 8 (3.31%) PHP
10 7 (2.89%) Prolog
11 5 (2.07%) VBScript
12 4 (1.65%) C#
13 1 (0.41%) Korn
13 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (23.97%) Security Cleared
2 52 (21.49%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (5.79%) Degree
4 11 (4.55%) CCNP
5 9 (3.72%) CCIE
5 9 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.89%) MCSE
6 7 (2.89%) TOGAF Certification
7 6 (2.48%) CCNA
8 5 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.24%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.83%) MCDST
10 2 (0.83%) MCP
10 2 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.41%) CCDP
11 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.20%) SLA
2 8 (3.31%) QA
3 4 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (6.20%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.65%) XenApp
5 3 (1.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (9.50%) Netcool
2 22 (9.09%) Control-M
3 14 (5.79%) Amdocs OSS
3 14 (5.79%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 13 (5.37%) Ansible
5 10 (4.13%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (2.89%) Avamar
6 7 (2.89%) MAINVIEW
7 6 (2.48%) NetBackup
7 6 (2.48%) OpenView
7 6 (2.48%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.07%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (2.07%) collectd
8 5 (2.07%) logstash
8 5 (2.07%) Nagios
8 5 (2.07%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (2.07%) Puppet
8 5 (2.07%) SCCM
8 5 (2.07%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (2.07%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 132 (54.55%) Remedy
2 42 (17.36%) ServiceNow
3 32 (13.22%) IBM
4 28 (11.57%) HP
5 22 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 20 (8.26%) Cisco
7 19 (7.85%) Oracle
8 18 (7.44%) VMware
9 17 (7.02%) Splunk
10 15 (6.20%) SAP
10 15 (6.20%) SolarWinds
10 15 (6.20%) xMatters
11 14 (5.79%) Cramer
11 14 (5.79%) Siebel
11 14 (5.79%) TIBCO
12 10 (4.13%) IBM Sterling
12 10 (4.13%) OpenText
13 9 (3.72%) CA
13 9 (3.72%) EMC
14 8 (3.31%) CheckPoint