Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 607 614 512
Rank change year-on-year +7 -102 -3
Contract jobs citing BMC 282 258 430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.62% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 140 239
UK median daily rate £450 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.42% +2.81% -3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £65 £250
90th Percentile £625 £538 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £364
% change year-on-year +10.63% +9.97% -9.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 8
UK median hourly rate £12.42 £17.00 £17.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.94% -2.51% +16.25%
10th Percentile £8.39 £14.90 £11.25
90th Percentile £39.18 £18.60 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.42 £17.00 £17.44
% change year-on-year -26.94% -2.51% +36.79%

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 43,013 41,859 49,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.03% 43.78% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,752 25,594 30,139
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,569 1,382 1,638
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.48
% change year-on-year - -5.58% +1.48%

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for BMC in the UK

BMC
Top 14 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 15 August 2018. 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 -2 271 £450 +7.14% 23
UK excluding London +5 188 £443 +10.63% 16
London -28 92 £475 +5.56% 7
South East -18 84 £400 -4.76% 6
West Midlands +9 55 £475 +18.75% 1
Midlands +9 55 £475 +18.75% 2
North of England -5 29 £459 +1.94% 4
North West +5 21 £459 -13.85% 2
East of England -11 9 £400 +122.22% 2
Scotland -33 8 £427 -5.06%
Yorkshire -14 7 £515 +14.44% 1
South West -26 2 £510 +104.00% 2
North East -7 1 - - 1
Wales -23 1 £500 +81.82%

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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.

1 124 (43.97%) Remedy
1 124 (43.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 86 (30.50%) Windows
3 82 (29.08%) ITIL
4 79 (28.01%) SQL
4 79 (28.01%) Service Management
5 65 (23.05%) ITSM
6 58 (20.57%) Microsoft
7 55 (19.50%) Linux
8 53 (18.79%) ServiceNow
9 51 (18.09%) Unix
9 51 (18.09%) CA
10 42 (14.89%) Finance
11 39 (13.83%) Security Cleared
12 34 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
13 33 (11.70%) VMware
14 32 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (10.99%) SC Cleared
15 31 (10.99%) BladeLogic
16 30 (10.64%) Change Management
16 30 (10.64%) LDAP
16 30 (10.64%) Data Centre
17 29 (10.28%) Degree
18 28 (9.93%) Problem Management
18 28 (9.93%) Oracle
18 28 (9.93%) IBM
18 28 (9.93%) SLA
19 27 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (9.22%) SOAP
20 26 (9.22%) Single Sign-On

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 23 (8.16%) Apache
2 18 (6.38%) IIS
3 15 (5.32%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.90%) nginx
5 8 (2.84%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.48%) Apache ServiceMix
6 7 (2.48%) JBoss
6 7 (2.48%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.06%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.71%) CICS
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.35%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (7.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (6.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (4.96%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (3.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 124 (43.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.84%) assyst
2 8 (2.84%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.71%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.77%) IaaS
3 5 (1.77%) PaaS
4 3 (1.06%) SaaS
5 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.45%) Kerberos
2 14 (4.96%) SSL
3 10 (3.55%) SAN
3 10 (3.55%) WAN
3 10 (3.55%) Wireless
4 8 (2.84%) DNS
4 8 (2.84%) NAS
5 7 (2.48%) Internet
6 6 (2.13%) Firewall
6 6 (2.13%) SNMP
7 5 (1.77%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.77%) LAN
8 4 (1.42%) ADSL
8 4 (1.42%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.42%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.42%) VoIP
9 3 (1.06%) DHCP
9 3 (1.06%) Skype
10 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.26%) DB2
2 9 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.48%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.13%) PowerCenter
6 5 (1.77%) Power BI
7 3 (1.06%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.71%) Big Data
8 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (3.55%) Jenkins
1 10 (3.55%) JIRA
General
1 42 (14.89%) Finance
2 25 (8.87%) Banking
2 25 (8.87%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.90%) Front Office
4 10 (3.55%) Back Office
5 5 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.77%) Retail
6 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.71%) Automotive
6 2 (0.71%) French Language
6 2 (0.71%) Law
6 2 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (17.38%) Analyst
2 38 (13.48%) Architect
3 32 (11.35%) Developer
4 20 (7.09%) Consultant
5 17 (6.03%) Administrator
6 15 (5.32%) Automation Engineer
7 14 (4.96%) Remedy Developer
8 13 (4.61%) Support Analyst
9 11 (3.90%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.55%) Incident Analyst
11 9 (3.19%) Security Architect
12 8 (2.84%) Applications Developer
12 8 (2.84%) DB2 DBA
12 8 (2.84%) DBA
13 7 (2.48%) Operations Analyst
13 7 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.48%) Support Specialist
13 7 (2.48%) Technical Analyst
14 6 (2.13%) Applications Support
14 6 (2.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.64%) LDAP
2 26 (9.22%) SOAP
3 22 (7.80%) SAML
4 17 (6.03%) SailPoint
4 17 (6.03%) WCF
5 14 (4.96%) REST
6 13 (4.61%) SPNEGO
6 13 (4.61%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 12 (4.26%) HTML
7 12 (4.26%) RESTful
7 12 (4.26%) Web Services
7 12 (4.26%) XML
8 11 (3.90%) .NET
8 11 (3.90%) CSS
9 7 (2.48%) Apache Camel
10 6 (2.13%) Middleware
10 6 (2.13%) Spring
11 5 (1.77%) Rendezvous
12 4 (1.42%) COM+
12 4 (1.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 18 (6.38%) CMDB
3 18 (6.38%) PKI
4 15 (5.32%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.26%) Robotics
6 11 (3.90%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.55%) Mainframe
8 9 (3.19%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.13%) Replication
10 5 (1.77%) User Experience
11 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.42%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.42%) LPAR
12 3 (1.06%) iPad
12 3 (1.06%) iPhone
12 3 (1.06%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 86 (30.50%) Windows
2 55 (19.50%) Linux
3 51 (18.09%) Unix
4 14 (4.96%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.26%) zOS
6 11 (3.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 10 (3.55%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.48%) Solaris
10 6 (2.13%) AIX
11 4 (1.42%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.42%) Windows NT
11 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.42%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.06%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.71%) OS/2
14 1 (0.35%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (29.08%) ITIL
2 79 (28.01%) Service Management
3 65 (23.05%) ITSM
4 34 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (10.64%) Change Management
6 28 (9.93%) Problem Management
7 27 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (8.16%) ITIL V3
9 21 (7.45%) Incident Management
10 20 (7.09%) DevOps
10 20 (7.09%) Project Management
10 20 (7.09%) Task Automation
11 18 (6.38%) Identity Access Management
11 18 (6.38%) Workflow
12 16 (5.67%) Asset Management
13 15 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (5.32%) Identity Management
14 14 (4.96%) Analytics
14 14 (4.96%) SOA
14 14 (4.96%) Web SSO
Programming Languages
1 79 (28.01%) SQL
2 23 (8.16%) Java
3 19 (6.74%) Python
4 17 (6.03%) JavaScript
5 15 (5.32%) PL/SQL
5 15 (5.32%) PowerShell
6 14 (4.96%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.48%) REXX
8 6 (2.13%) C#
8 6 (2.13%) C++
8 6 (2.13%) Perl
9 4 (1.42%) Ruby
10 3 (1.06%) JCL
11 2 (0.71%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.71%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.71%) C
11 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (13.83%) Security Cleared
2 31 (10.99%) SC Cleared
3 29 (10.28%) Degree
4 11 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (2.13%) CCNP
8 5 (1.77%) CCNA
9 4 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.42%) RHCE
9 4 (1.42%) RHCSA
9 4 (1.42%) RHCVA
10 3 (1.06%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (1.06%) CISSP
10 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.93%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) HMG Infosec
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.03%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.48%) RACF
4 6 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.77%) Firmware
5 5 (1.77%) vSphere
6 4 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.42%) KVM
6 4 (1.42%) RHEV
6 4 (1.42%) Samba
6 4 (1.42%) Sendmail
6 4 (1.42%) Veritas File System
6 4 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.06%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.06%) XenApp
7 3 (1.06%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.06%) XenServer
8 2 (0.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (10.99%) BladeLogic
2 26 (9.22%) Single Sign-On
3 22 (7.80%) Ansible
3 22 (7.80%) CA Single Sign-On
4 19 (6.74%) BMC PATROL
4 19 (6.74%) Control-M
4 19 (6.74%) SCCM
4 19 (6.74%) SCOM
5 16 (5.67%) Puppet
6 10 (3.55%) Tivoli
7 8 (2.84%) AirWatch
8 6 (2.13%) Netcool
8 6 (2.13%) OMEGAMON
9 5 (1.77%) HP Fortify
9 5 (1.77%) HP SIM
9 5 (1.77%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.77%) OpenView
9 5 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.42%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 124 (43.97%) Remedy
2 58 (20.57%) Microsoft
3 53 (18.79%) ServiceNow
4 51 (18.09%) CA
5 33 (11.70%) VMware
6 28 (9.93%) IBM
6 28 (9.93%) Oracle
7 22 (7.80%) Cisco
8 21 (7.45%) HP
9 17 (6.03%) ForgeRock
9 17 (6.03%) Red Hat
10 16 (5.67%) TIBCO
11 14 (4.96%) Axway
12 12 (4.26%) Splunk
13 11 (3.90%) AppDynamics
13 11 (3.90%) SolarWinds
14 10 (3.55%) F5
15 9 (3.19%) Capita
15 9 (3.19%) ComArch
15 9 (3.19%) Dynatrace