Period
to 18 September 2021

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 18 September 2021 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
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 637 465 561
Rank change year-on-year -172 +96 +65
Contract jobs citing BMC 142 57 296
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.43% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 33 182
10th Percentile £305 £280 £301
25th Percentile £403 £300 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £413 £475
Median % change year-on-year +15.15% -13.16% +6.15%
75th Percentile £544 £488 £528
90th Percentile £630 £535 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £419 £475
% change year-on-year +12.24% -11.84% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.00

BMC is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 32,169 13,308 37,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.79% 44.43% 42.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,781 8,553 23,968
10th Percentile £288 £263 £245
25th Percentile £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £550
90th Percentile £693 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 894 410 1,357
10th Percentile £11.28 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.65 £14.55 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.35 £19.41
Median % change year-on-year -4.15% +4.82% +14.18%
75th Percentile £42.20 £43.94 £42.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £17.90
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.94% +10.49%

BMC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BMC in the UK

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BMC.

Daily rate trend for BMC in the UK

BMC
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BMC over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for BMC in the UK

BMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BMC.

Hourly rate trend for BMC in the UK

BMC
Top 12 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 18 September 2021. 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 -157 133 £475 +15.15% 27
UK excluding London -112 75 £470 +12.24% 21
London -155 49 £513 +12.33% 6
Work from Home -215 41 £475 -9.52% 1
South East -80 39 £475 +58.33% 4
North of England -71 15 £316 -36.90% 3
North West - 11 £421 - 2
South West -41 9 £338 -28.95%
West Midlands -47 9 £350 - 11
Midlands -62 9 £350 - 11
Yorkshire -41 4 £300 -40.00% 1
East of England -46 4 £550 +29.41% 3

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, 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 79 (55.63%) Remedy
1 79 (55.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 51 (35.92%) Service Management
3 49 (34.51%) ITIL
4 41 (28.87%) ITSM
4 41 (28.87%) Security Cleared
5 39 (27.46%) ServiceNow
5 39 (27.46%) CMDB
6 38 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (25.35%) Social Skills
8 35 (24.65%) SC Cleared
8 35 (24.65%) JIRA
9 32 (22.54%) Windows
10 29 (20.42%) Tivoli
11 28 (19.72%) IBM
11 28 (19.72%) Microsoft
12 25 (17.61%) Python
12 25 (17.61%) Confluence
13 24 (16.90%) HP
13 24 (16.90%) Configuration Management
14 23 (16.20%) DevOps
15 22 (15.49%) Project Management
15 22 (15.49%) Remedy AR System
15 22 (15.49%) VMware
16 21 (14.79%) Telecoms
16 21 (14.79%) Ansible
17 20 (14.08%) Azure
18 18 (12.68%) Active Directory
18 18 (12.68%) Linux
19 17 (11.97%) LDAP

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 25 (17.61%) Confluence
2 11 (7.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.93%) Apache
4 6 (4.23%) CICS
4 6 (4.23%) IIS
4 6 (4.23%) nginx
4 6 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.70%) CMS
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (3.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 79 (55.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 22 (15.49%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (1.41%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.08%) Azure
2 15 (10.56%) AWS
3 11 (7.75%) GCP
3 11 (7.75%) IaaS
4 9 (6.34%) GitHub
4 9 (6.34%) PaaS
4 9 (6.34%) SaaS
5 6 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.52%) Apigee
7 3 (2.11%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.41%) Snowflake
9 1 (0.70%) Akamai
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.70%) Azure Storage
9 1 (0.70%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.70%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.70%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.56%) DNS
1 15 (10.56%) Kerberos
2 11 (7.75%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.34%) SSL
4 6 (4.23%) WAN
5 5 (3.52%) SD-WAN
6 3 (2.11%) 3G
6 3 (2.11%) HTTP
6 3 (2.11%) NAS
6 3 (2.11%) SAN
7 2 (1.41%) DHCP
7 2 (1.41%) Firewall
7 2 (1.41%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.41%) VPN
8 1 (0.70%) IMAP
8 1 (0.70%) Network Security
8 1 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.70%) SSH
8 1 (0.70%) VLAN
8 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (6.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.52%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.82%) MySQL
5 3 (2.11%) Metadata
5 3 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (2.11%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2017
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2019
5 3 (2.11%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 35 (24.65%) JIRA
2 9 (6.34%) Subversion
2 9 (6.34%) TeamCity
3 7 (4.93%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.52%) Serena SBM
5 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.11%) MSI
5 3 (2.11%) Robot Framework
6 2 (1.41%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.70%) ERwin
7 1 (0.70%) GitLab
7 1 (0.70%) Hudson
7 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 36 (25.35%) Social Skills
2 21 (14.79%) Telecoms
3 17 (11.97%) Finance
4 16 (11.27%) Banking
5 15 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.93%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (4.23%) Public Sector
8 5 (3.52%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (2.11%) Back Office
9 3 (2.11%) International Banking
10 2 (1.41%) Front Office
10 2 (1.41%) Retail
11 1 (0.70%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.70%) Electronics
11 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.70%) Marketing
11 1 (0.70%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (20.42%) Consultant
2 22 (15.49%) Developer
3 19 (13.38%) Architect
3 19 (13.38%) Remedy Consultant
4 15 (10.56%) Remedy Developer
5 11 (7.75%) Analyst
6 9 (6.34%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.63%) Designer
8 7 (4.93%) Administrator
8 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Configuration Manager
9 6 (4.23%) Remedy Architect
9 6 (4.23%) SQL Developer
9 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Senior SQL Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Senior SQL Server Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.97%) LDAP
2 8 (5.63%) .NET
2 8 (5.63%) Middleware
3 7 (4.93%) SAML
4 6 (4.23%) OAuth
4 6 (4.23%) OpenID
4 6 (4.23%) REST
4 6 (4.23%) SailPoint
4 6 (4.23%) SPNEGO
4 6 (4.23%) WCF
4 6 (4.23%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 5 (3.52%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.52%) ISPF
5 5 (3.52%) OAuth2
5 5 (3.52%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.41%) Rendezvous
6 2 (1.41%) Web Services
7 1 (0.70%) CSS
7 1 (0.70%) HTML
7 1 (0.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.46%) CMDB
2 9 (6.34%) Replication
3 8 (5.63%) Clustering
4 7 (4.93%) PKI
5 4 (2.82%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.11%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.41%) Derivative
7 2 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.41%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.41%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.70%) LPAR
8 1 (0.70%) NHS
8 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.70%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.54%) Windows
2 18 (12.68%) Linux
3 15 (10.56%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.04%) Unix
5 9 (6.34%) Solaris
6 8 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.63%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.23%) zOS
8 5 (3.52%) MVS
9 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (2.11%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.41%) AIX
11 2 (1.41%) CentOS
11 2 (1.41%) SUSE
11 2 (1.41%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.92%) Service Management
2 49 (34.51%) ITIL
3 41 (28.87%) ITSM
4 38 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (16.90%) Configuration Management
6 23 (16.20%) DevOps
7 22 (15.49%) Project Management
8 17 (11.97%) Asset Management
8 17 (11.97%) Change Management
8 17 (11.97%) High Availability
9 16 (11.27%) Storage Management
10 15 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (9.15%) Requirements Gathering
11 13 (9.15%) Service Delivery
11 13 (9.15%) Service Design
12 12 (8.45%) Benchmarking
12 12 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (8.45%) Target Operating Model
12 12 (8.45%) Trend Analysis
13 10 (7.04%) Conflict Resolution
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.61%) Python
2 14 (9.86%) Perl
3 11 (7.75%) SQL
4 9 (6.34%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.93%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.93%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.23%) Assembly Language
6 6 (4.23%) REXX
7 5 (3.52%) C#
7 5 (3.52%) Java
7 5 (3.52%) Ruby
8 3 (2.11%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.11%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.41%) PHP
9 2 (1.41%) VBA
10 1 (0.70%) COBOL
10 1 (0.70%) JCL
10 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (28.87%) Security Cleared
2 35 (24.65%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.56%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.93%) Degree
5 3 (2.11%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.70%) CCNA
6 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) GDPR
1 8 (5.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.82%) PMO
3 2 (1.41%) QA
3 2 (1.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.23%) NFS
4 6 (4.23%) RACF
5 5 (3.52%) ACF2
5 5 (3.52%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 5 (3.52%) Veritas File System
6 4 (2.82%) KVM
6 4 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (2.11%) Docker
8 2 (1.41%) Samba
8 2 (1.41%) vSphere
8 2 (1.41%) XenApp
9 1 (0.70%) OCFS2
9 1 (0.70%) Postfix
9 1 (0.70%) qmail
9 1 (0.70%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (20.42%) Tivoli
2 21 (14.79%) Ansible
3 16 (11.27%) Control-M
4 11 (7.75%) Netcool
5 10 (7.04%) Red Hat Satellite
6 9 (6.34%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (6.34%) QRadar
6 9 (6.34%) SCCM
6 9 (6.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (4.93%) BMC PATROL
7 7 (4.93%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (4.23%) BladeLogic
8 6 (4.23%) CA Single Sign-On
8 6 (4.23%) Puppet
9 5 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (3.52%) Terraform
10 4 (2.82%) NetBackup
10 4 (2.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (2.11%) Data Guard
11 3 (2.11%) Icinga
Vendors
1 79 (55.63%) Remedy
2 39 (27.46%) ServiceNow
3 28 (19.72%) IBM
3 28 (19.72%) Microsoft
4 24 (16.90%) HP
5 22 (15.49%) VMware
6 17 (11.97%) Red Hat
7 16 (11.27%) Oracle
8 14 (9.86%) CA
9 13 (9.15%) Atlassian
10 12 (8.45%) Splunk
11 10 (7.04%) Cisco
11 10 (7.04%) Qualys
12 9 (6.34%) CyberArk
12 9 (6.34%) EMC
13 7 (4.93%) SaltStack
14 6 (4.23%) Compuware
14 6 (4.23%) Symantec
15 5 (3.52%) Serena
15 5 (3.52%) SolarWinds