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 3 months to 26 June 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.

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

BMC
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 486 439 436
Rank change year-on-year -47 -3  
Contract jobs citing BMC 121 217 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.91% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 115 101
Median daily rate £400 £424 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.60% -0.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £249 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £351 £400
% change year-on-year +17.52% -12.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £34.94 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.34% +174.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £34.94 £12.75
% change year-on-year -51.34% +174.07%  

BMC is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20598 23854 24877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12496 14691 14551
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 814 1114
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

BMC
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing BMC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -52 112 £405 +1.25% 16
London -28 44 £400 -17.94% 6
South East +27 32 £450 +25.00% 5
Hampshire +19 19 £405 +15.54%
South West +17 16 £238 +75.92% 1
Basingstoke +3 16 £360 +24.13%
West Midlands +1 10 £510 +33.63%
Uxbridge - 10 £70 - 1
Shropshire +3 8 £510 +31.48%
Telford +2 7 £510 +31.48%
Cornwall - 7 £183 -
Wiltshire +9 5 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -14 5 - - 2
Surrey - 5 £450 -
Yorkshire +22 4 £450 +4.77% 1
West Yorkshire +13 4 £450 +4.77% 1
Wales -5 4 £350 -41.66%
Milton Keynes -13 4 - - 2
Plymouth - 4 £250 -
Chippenham - 4 - -
Devon - 4 £250 -
Leeds +22 3 - - 1
Berkshire +2 3 £460 +24.32% 3
Northern Ireland -39 3 £390 -
County Antrim -41 3 £390 -
Belfast -41 3 £390 -
Stockley Park - 3 £70 -
Camberley - 3 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +37 2 £310 +10.71%
Tyne and Wear +34 2 £310 +10.71%

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BMC 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 BMC.

1 118 (51.75%) Remedy
1 118 (51.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 106 (46.49%) ITIL
3 62 (27.19%) Windows
4 56 (24.56%) ITSM
5 51 (22.37%) Security Cleared
6 47 (20.61%) Microsoft
7 45 (19.74%) Service Management
8 43 (18.86%) CMDB
9 41 (17.98%) ITIL V3
10 39 (17.11%) Linux
11 36 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (14.04%) Project Management
13 31 (13.60%) Finance
14 30 (13.16%) Java
15 29 (12.72%) SC Cleared
16 27 (11.84%) BladeLogic
16 27 (11.84%) Unix
17 26 (11.40%) Microsoft Office
17 26 (11.40%) HP
18 25 (10.96%) SQL
19 23 (10.09%) Oracle
19 23 (10.09%) Active Directory
19 23 (10.09%) Cisco
19 23 (10.09%) Migration
19 23 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (9.65%) Microsoft Excel
21 21 (9.21%) ITIL Certification
21 21 (9.21%) Firewall
21 21 (9.21%) Apple

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 9 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.07%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.75%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.32%) CMS
5 3 (1.32%) IIS
5 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.88%) Confluence
6 2 (0.88%) JBoss
7 1 (0.44%) Apache
7 1 (0.44%) CICS
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.44%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (11.40%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (9.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (3.95%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.32%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 118 (51.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (3.51%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.88%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.44%) assyst
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.88%) GitHub
2 2 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.88%) OpenShift
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle CX
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.44%) CloudSense
3 1 (0.44%) IaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Office 365
3 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.21%) Firewall
2 11 (4.82%) WLAN
3 10 (4.39%) DNS
4 9 (3.95%) SAN
4 9 (3.95%) VoIP
5 8 (3.51%) BGP
5 8 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (3.51%) DMVPN
5 8 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (3.51%) NAS
5 8 (3.51%) WAN
6 7 (3.07%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (3.07%) EIGRP
6 7 (3.07%) IOS XR
7 6 (2.63%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.19%) LDAP
9 4 (1.75%) DHCP
9 4 (1.75%) MPLS
9 4 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.95%) DB2
3 6 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.19%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.32%) MS Access
5 3 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (1.32%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.70%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.26%) JIRA
3 10 (4.39%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.07%) Bitbucket
4 7 (3.07%) Maven
5 6 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.63%) ClearCase
6 4 (1.75%) Subversion
7 3 (1.32%) JMeter
7 3 (1.32%) MSI
8 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.88%) Gatling
8 2 (0.88%) Gradle
8 2 (0.88%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.88%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.44%) NuGet
9 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.44%) TestRail
General
1 31 (13.60%) Finance
2 15 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.14%) Banking
4 12 (5.26%) Retail
5 4 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.32%) Law
7 2 (0.88%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (18.86%) Analyst
2 33 (14.47%) Consultant
3 19 (8.33%) Architect
4 13 (5.70%) Desktop Support
5 12 (5.26%) Administrator
5 12 (5.26%) Developer
5 12 (5.26%) Service Architect
6 10 (4.39%) Service Desk Engineer
7 9 (3.95%) Project Manager
7 9 (3.95%) Support Analyst
8 8 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (3.51%) Technical Manager
9 7 (3.07%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (3.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (3.07%) Desktop Analyst
9 7 (3.07%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 7 (3.07%) Service Analyst
10 6 (2.63%) Business Consultant
10 6 (2.63%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (2.63%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.89%) Web Services
2 9 (3.95%) .NET
2 9 (3.95%) CSS
2 9 (3.95%) HTML
3 6 (2.63%) XML
4 4 (1.75%) Middleware
4 4 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (1.32%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.32%) Flash
5 3 (1.32%) ISPF
5 3 (1.32%) JSP
6 2 (0.88%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.88%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.88%) HTML5
6 2 (0.88%) JMS
6 2 (0.88%) jQuery
6 2 (0.88%) JSON
6 2 (0.88%) LESS
6 2 (0.88%) ODBC
6 2 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.86%) CMDB
2 23 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 16 (7.02%) User Experience
5 15 (6.58%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.95%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.07%) Clustering
7 7 (3.07%) DataPower
8 6 (2.63%) Blackberry
9 5 (2.19%) PMI
10 4 (1.75%) CESG
10 4 (1.75%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.75%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.75%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.32%) BYOD
11 3 (1.32%) EMC VNX
11 3 (1.32%) HTC Vive
11 3 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (27.19%) Windows
2 39 (17.11%) Linux
3 27 (11.84%) Unix
4 21 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.58%) Windows Server
7 13 (5.70%) AIX
7 13 (5.70%) Windows 7
8 11 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (3.95%) Solaris
10 8 (3.51%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 7 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.75%) Android
13 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.32%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.32%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.88%) MVS
14 2 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (46.49%) ITIL
2 56 (24.56%) ITSM
3 45 (19.74%) Service Management
4 41 (17.98%) ITIL V3
5 36 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (14.04%) Project Management
7 23 (10.09%) Migration
8 21 (9.21%) Incident Management
9 20 (8.77%) Service Delivery
10 19 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 19 (8.33%) Supplier Management
11 18 (7.89%) Performance Management
11 18 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
12 17 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (7.46%) Knowledge Management
13 15 (6.58%) Customer Requirements
13 15 (6.58%) Release Management
13 15 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (5.70%) Presales
14 13 (5.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.16%) Java
2 25 (10.96%) SQL
3 14 (6.14%) Perl
4 13 (5.70%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.26%) VBScript
6 10 (4.39%) Python
7 9 (3.95%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.95%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.63%) JCL
9 4 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.32%) Korn
10 3 (1.32%) PHP
11 2 (0.88%) REXX
11 2 (0.88%) VB
11 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.44%) C
12 1 (0.44%) C#
12 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.44%) Ruby
12 1 (0.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 51 (22.37%) Security Cleared
2 29 (12.72%) SC Cleared
3 21 (9.21%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (7.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (6.14%) Degree
6 10 (4.39%) MCP
6 10 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.95%) ISEB
8 8 (3.51%) CCNP
9 6 (2.63%) ISTQB
9 6 (2.63%) MCDST
10 5 (2.19%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.19%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.75%) CISSP
12 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.44%) CCDP
13 1 (0.44%) CCNA
13 1 (0.44%) EMCIE
13 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.77%) SLA
2 14 (6.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 8 (3.51%) QA
4 7 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 3 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.44%) GAMP
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 23 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.07%) vSphere
4 6 (2.63%) XenApp
5 4 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.32%) Docker
6 3 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.88%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.44%) Firmware
8 1 (0.44%) iptables
8 1 (0.44%) NFS
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.44%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (11.84%) BladeLogic
2 15 (6.58%) SCCM
3 14 (6.14%) Netcool
4 13 (5.70%) Puppet
5 11 (4.82%) BMC PATROL
6 10 (4.39%) Ansible
6 10 (4.39%) ServiceCenter
6 10 (4.39%) Tivoli
7 8 (3.51%) ZABBIX
8 7 (3.07%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (3.07%) Control-M
8 7 (3.07%) FortiGate
8 7 (3.07%) HP UCMDB
8 7 (3.07%) OPNET
9 6 (2.63%) SCOM
9 6 (2.63%) Terraform
9 6 (2.63%) vRealize
10 5 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (1.75%) Nagios
11 4 (1.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 118 (51.75%) Remedy
2 47 (20.61%) Microsoft
3 26 (11.40%) HP
4 23 (10.09%) Cisco
4 23 (10.09%) Oracle
5 21 (9.21%) Apple
6 20 (8.77%) CA
7 19 (8.33%) ServiceNow
7 19 (8.33%) VMware
8 14 (6.14%) IBM
9 13 (5.70%) F5
9 13 (5.70%) Splunk
10 12 (5.26%) AppDynamics
11 11 (4.82%) Red Hat
12 10 (4.39%) Fortinet
12 10 (4.39%) Motorola
12 10 (4.39%) Peregrine
13 9 (3.95%) EMC
13 9 (3.95%) SAP
13 9 (3.95%) Tripwire
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