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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BMC
UK
Rank 488 444 428
Rank change year-on-year -44 -16  
Contract jobs citing BMC 111 186 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.81% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 103 109
Median daily rate £375 £415 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.63% +3.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £308 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -26.56% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00%  

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 19754 23040 23661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.17% 43.62% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12176 13939 13362
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 798 980
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

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 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BMC in the UK

BMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -31 96 £375 -9.63% 20
South East +21 37 £175 -56.25% 4
London -31 29 £475 +5.55% 7
Berkshire +26 16 £375 +3.44% 1
Hampshire +3 12 £325 -27.37%
Yorkshire +12 9 £425 - 1
East of England -4 9 £234 -35.51% 6
Oxfordshire -4 7 £150 -
South Wales +13 6 £200 -68.00%
Wales +9 6 £200 -68.00% 2
Leeds +7 6 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire +6 6 £425 - 1
Newbury 0 6 £450 +25.43%
West Midlands -2 6 £398 -0.62% 1
Channel Islands - 6 - -
Oxford - 6 £150 -
Jersey - 6 - -
Cardiff +21 5 £220 -
Basingstoke +7 5 - -
East Midlands 0 5 £383 -
Hertfordshire -8 5 £288 -20.68% 5
Essex -11 5 £175 -50.87% 1
City of London +2 4 £600 +17.07% 3
Birmingham +3 3 £400 -
Hatfield -11 3 £288 -32.35% 3
Havant - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £175 -
Telford +22 2 £395 -1.25%
Scotland +17 2 - -
Shropshire +14 2 £395 -1.25%

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 131 (52.82%) Remedy
1 131 (52.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 125 (50.40%) ITIL
3 76 (30.65%) Service Management
3 76 (30.65%) ITSM
4 68 (27.42%) Windows
5 60 (24.19%) Microsoft
6 56 (22.58%) CMDB
7 55 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (22.18%) HP
8 45 (18.15%) Security Cleared
9 44 (17.74%) Linux
10 40 (16.13%) ServiceNow
11 38 (15.32%) Oracle
12 36 (14.52%) SQL
12 36 (14.52%) Web Services
12 36 (14.52%) CA
13 33 (13.31%) Finance
13 33 (13.31%) ITIL V3
14 31 (12.50%) Workflow
14 31 (12.50%) VMware
15 30 (12.10%) Active Directory
15 30 (12.10%) Unix
16 29 (11.69%) Cisco
17 28 (11.29%) SC Cleared
17 28 (11.29%) Incident Management
18 27 (10.89%) MS Office
18 27 (10.89%) Firewall
18 27 (10.89%) DevOps
18 27 (10.89%) Data Centre

BMC
Top Related 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 10 (4.03%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.02%) CMS
4 5 (2.02%) NetWeaver
5 4 (1.61%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.81%) iPlanet
7 2 (0.81%) JBoss
7 2 (0.81%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.81%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.40%) Apache
8 1 (0.40%) CICS
8 1 (0.40%) Confluence
8 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.40%) IIS
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (10.89%) MS Office
2 25 (10.08%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.21%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 131 (52.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (3.63%) Remedy AR System
3 6 (2.42%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (2.02%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 2 (0.81%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.40%) assyst
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.45%) IaaS
2 12 (4.84%) SaaS
3 9 (3.63%) PaaS
4 5 (2.02%) GitHub
4 5 (2.02%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) CloudSense
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.89%) Firewall
2 17 (6.85%) DNS
3 10 (4.03%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.63%) Network Security
4 9 (3.63%) SSH
5 8 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (3.23%) NAS
5 8 (3.23%) VoIP
5 8 (3.23%) WLAN
6 7 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (2.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (2.82%) SAN
6 7 (2.82%) WAN
7 6 (2.42%) BIG-IP
7 6 (2.42%) DHCP
7 6 (2.42%) LDAP
7 6 (2.42%) SSL
8 5 (2.02%) BGP
8 5 (2.02%) DMVPN
8 5 (2.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.03%) DB2
3 9 (3.63%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.02%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.21%) PowerCenter
5 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.21%) Star Schema
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.81%) Power BI
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.40%) MySQL
7 1 (0.40%) OLTP
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.63%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.82%) JIRA
3 3 (1.21%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.81%) JMeter
4 2 (0.81%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.81%) MSI
4 2 (0.81%) Subversion
5 1 (0.40%) Ant
5 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.40%) Gatling
5 1 (0.40%) Gradle
5 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.40%) Hudson
5 1 (0.40%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.40%) Maven
5 1 (0.40%) NuGet
5 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.40%) TestRail
5 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (13.31%) Finance
2 15 (6.05%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.65%) Banking
4 3 (1.21%) Law
5 2 (0.81%) Automotive
5 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.81%) Retail
6 1 (0.40%) Billing
6 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.40%) Front Office
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (15.73%) Analyst
2 36 (14.52%) Consultant
3 22 (8.87%) Developer
4 14 (5.65%) Architect
4 14 (5.65%) Service Manager
5 13 (5.24%) ServiceNow Developer
6 11 (4.44%) Desktop Support
6 11 (4.44%) Project Manager
6 11 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (4.03%) Administrator
7 10 (4.03%) Business Analyst
8 9 (3.63%) Service Analyst
8 9 (3.63%) Support Analyst
9 8 (3.23%) Server Engineer
10 7 (2.82%) Desktop Analyst
10 7 (2.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 7 (2.82%) ITIL Manager
10 7 (2.82%) Network Engineer
10 7 (2.82%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.82%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.52%) Web Services
2 22 (8.87%) XML
3 17 (6.85%) SOAP
4 12 (4.84%) REST
5 11 (4.44%) CSS
5 11 (4.44%) XML Schema
5 11 (4.44%) XSL
6 10 (4.03%) HTML
7 8 (3.23%) Middleware
8 5 (2.02%) .NET
8 5 (2.02%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.81%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.81%) J2EE
9 2 (0.81%) JSP
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (0.81%) SAP PI
9 2 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.81%) XHTML
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.40%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 56 (22.58%) CMDB
2 27 (10.89%) Data Centre
3 24 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.82%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.82%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.02%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.02%) User Experience
7 5 (2.02%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.61%) CESG
8 4 (1.61%) DataPower
8 4 (1.61%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.21%) HTC Vive
9 3 (1.21%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.21%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.81%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (0.81%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (27.42%) Windows
2 44 (17.74%) Linux
3 30 (12.10%) Unix
4 24 (9.68%) Windows Server
5 16 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.05%) AIX
7 13 (5.24%) Windows 7
7 13 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.23%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.61%) Android
10 4 (1.61%) Solaris
10 4 (1.61%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.61%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.61%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.21%) SUSE
11 3 (1.21%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.81%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (50.40%) ITIL
2 76 (30.65%) ITSM
2 76 (30.65%) Service Management
3 55 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (13.31%) ITIL V3
5 31 (12.50%) Workflow
6 28 (11.29%) Incident Management
7 27 (10.89%) DevOps
8 26 (10.48%) Change Management
9 25 (10.08%) Project Management
10 22 (8.87%) Migration
11 19 (7.66%) Scrum
12 17 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (5.65%) Service Delivery
14 13 (5.24%) Knowledge Management
15 12 (4.84%) Problem Management
15 12 (4.84%) Service Design
16 11 (4.44%) Data Modelling
16 11 (4.44%) Performance Management
16 11 (4.44%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (14.52%) SQL
2 18 (7.26%) JavaScript
3 15 (6.05%) Java
4 12 (4.84%) Perl
5 10 (4.03%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.82%) Python
7 6 (2.42%) JCL
7 6 (2.42%) Korn
8 4 (1.61%) Jython
9 3 (1.21%) PHP
9 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.81%) C
10 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.40%) C#
11 1 (0.40%) COBOL
11 1 (0.40%) C-shell
11 1 (0.40%) VB
11 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 45 (18.15%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.29%) SC Cleared
3 20 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (4.84%) MCP
5 11 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.82%) Degree
6 7 (2.82%) MCDST
7 6 (2.42%) CCNP
8 5 (2.02%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.61%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.81%) APMP
10 2 (0.81%) ISEB
10 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.81%) PMP
11 1 (0.40%) CCNA
11 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.40%) EMCIE
11 1 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.45%) SLA
2 8 (3.23%) QA
3 3 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.81%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (12.10%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.23%) XenApp
4 6 (2.42%) Docker
5 5 (2.02%) vSphere
6 3 (1.21%) NFS
7 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.81%) Samba
7 2 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.40%) iptables
8 1 (0.40%) KVM
8 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (8.87%) Control-M
2 17 (6.85%) BMC PATROL
2 17 (6.85%) SCCM
3 14 (5.65%) Puppet
3 14 (5.65%) Tivoli
4 11 (4.44%) BladeLogic
5 8 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (2.82%) CA Spectrum
6 7 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.02%) Ansible
8 5 (2.02%) Netcool
8 5 (2.02%) OPNET
8 5 (2.02%) SCOM
8 5 (2.02%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.61%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.61%) FortiGate
9 4 (1.61%) HP UCMDB
9 4 (1.61%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 131 (52.82%) Remedy
2 60 (24.19%) Microsoft
3 55 (22.18%) HP
4 40 (16.13%) ServiceNow
5 38 (15.32%) Oracle
6 36 (14.52%) CA
7 31 (12.50%) VMware
8 29 (11.69%) Cisco
9 23 (9.27%) IBM
9 23 (9.27%) Splunk
10 19 (7.66%) Intel Security
11 14 (5.65%) CheckPoint
11 14 (5.65%) F5
11 14 (5.65%) SAP
11 14 (5.65%) SolarWinds
12 11 (4.44%) Apple
12 11 (4.44%) Fortinet
12 11 (4.44%) Symantec
13 9 (3.63%) ArcSight
13 9 (3.63%) EMC
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