Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 579 640 555
Rank change year-on-year +61 -85 -19
Contract jobs citing BMC 319 246 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.57% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 148 209
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.33% -1.25%
10th Percentile £300 £65 £249
90th Percentile £638 £550 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
UK median hourly rate £12.42 £17.00 £14.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.94% +16.74% +14.24%
10th Percentile £9.87 £14.38 £11.06
90th Percentile £21.50 £17.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.42 £17.00 £14.56
% change year-on-year -26.94% +16.74% +14.24%

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 43,477 43,059 47,571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.03% 42.97% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,927 26,623 29,086
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £242 £239
90th Percentile £625 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,675 1,400 1,693
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.40 £45.44 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.82 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.90% +1.94% -2.94%

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 23 October 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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 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 +66 308 £448 +5.29% 31
UK excluding London +51 219 £425 +6.25% 22
London 0 97 £553 +16.62% 9
South East -4 89 £425 +4.94% 8
North of England +38 56 £400 +6.67% 9
Midlands +11 53 £450 +8.43% 3
West Midlands +2 51 £450 +8.43% 3
North West +27 40 £388 -28.24% 6
East of England +15 12 £350 +4.17% 2
North East +5 9 £400 +29.03% 2
Yorkshire -3 7 £450 +9.09% 1
Scotland -15 7 £425 -5.56%
East Midlands +12 2 £95 -76.25%
Wales -24 1 £500 +36.05%
South West -29 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 135 (42.32%) Remedy
1 135 (42.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 117 (36.68%) Windows
3 97 (30.41%) ITIL
4 79 (24.76%) Service Management
5 75 (23.51%) SQL
6 71 (22.26%) Linux
7 70 (21.94%) Microsoft
8 65 (20.38%) CA
8 65 (20.38%) ITSM
9 62 (19.44%) ServiceNow
10 60 (18.81%) Unix
11 55 (17.24%) Security Cleared
12 50 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
13 47 (14.73%) SC Cleared
14 45 (14.11%) Finance
15 43 (13.48%) LDAP
16 42 (13.17%) VMware
17 41 (12.85%) HP
18 39 (12.23%) IBM
19 38 (11.91%) SAML
19 38 (11.91%) Single Sign-On
20 37 (11.60%) Cisco
21 35 (10.97%) Java
22 34 (10.66%) Kerberos
22 34 (10.66%) CA Single Sign-On
23 33 (10.34%) SOAP
24 32 (10.03%) Change Management
25 31 (9.72%) Oracle
26 29 (9.09%) TIBCO

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 (7.21%) Apache
2 19 (5.96%) IIS
3 14 (4.39%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.13%) nginx
5 8 (2.51%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.19%) Apache ServiceMix
6 7 (2.19%) JBoss
7 6 (1.88%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.63%) CICS
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.31%) CMS
9 1 (0.31%) Confluence
9 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.31%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 135 (42.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.51%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (1.25%) assyst
4 2 (0.63%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.31%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.76%) IaaS
3 12 (3.76%) PaaS
4 7 (2.19%) Office 365
5 5 (1.57%) SaaS
6 2 (0.63%) Apigee
6 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.66%) Kerberos
2 22 (6.90%) WAN
3 21 (6.58%) Wireless
4 19 (5.96%) Firewall
5 17 (5.33%) Internet
6 15 (4.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (3.76%) SSL
8 10 (3.13%) SAN
9 9 (2.82%) HTTPS
9 9 (2.82%) TCP/IP
10 8 (2.51%) NAS
11 7 (2.19%) LAN
12 6 (1.88%) DNS
13 5 (1.57%) Ethernet
13 5 (1.57%) SNMP
13 5 (1.57%) VoIP
13 5 (1.57%) VPN
14 4 (1.25%) ADSL
14 4 (1.25%) BGP
14 4 (1.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.13%) DB2
3 5 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.25%) Power BI
5 3 (0.94%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.63%) Big Data
6 2 (0.63%) MySQL
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.63%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.31%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (4.70%) JIRA
2 12 (3.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.25%) GitLab
4 3 (0.94%) Artifactory
4 3 (0.94%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.94%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.31%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.31%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.31%) MSI
5 1 (0.31%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 45 (14.11%) Finance
2 25 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 24 (7.52%) Banking
4 11 (3.45%) Front Office
5 10 (3.13%) Back Office
6 9 (2.82%) Retail
7 7 (2.19%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.63%) Automotive
8 2 (0.63%) French Language
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (20.06%) Analyst
2 37 (11.60%) Developer
3 36 (11.29%) Architect
4 21 (6.58%) Consultant
5 19 (5.96%) Administrator
5 19 (5.96%) Support Analyst
6 18 (5.64%) Security Architect
7 15 (4.70%) Automation Engineer
7 15 (4.70%) Network Engineer
8 14 (4.39%) Remedy Developer
9 13 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
10 12 (3.76%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.13%) Applications Architect
11 10 (3.13%) Applications Developer
11 10 (3.13%) Incident Analyst
11 10 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
12 8 (2.51%) Applications Support
12 8 (2.51%) Java Developer
12 8 (2.51%) Lead Architect
13 7 (2.19%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (13.48%) LDAP
2 38 (11.91%) SAML
3 33 (10.34%) SOAP
4 24 (7.52%) WCF
5 22 (6.90%) .NET
6 18 (5.64%) REST
7 16 (5.02%) SailPoint
7 16 (5.02%) Web Services
8 15 (4.70%) RESTful
9 14 (4.39%) Rendezvous
10 13 (4.08%) COM+
10 13 (4.08%) DCOM
11 12 (3.76%) HTML
11 12 (3.76%) SPNEGO
12 11 (3.45%) CSS
12 11 (3.45%) Windows Identity Foundation
13 9 (2.82%) XML
14 7 (2.19%) Middleware
14 7 (2.19%) ODBC
14 7 (2.19%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.78%) Data Centre
2 27 (8.46%) PKI
3 24 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.64%) CMDB
5 15 (4.70%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.70%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (4.08%) Robotics
8 11 (3.45%) Mobile App
9 10 (3.13%) User Experience
10 7 (2.19%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.88%) Clustering
11 6 (1.88%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.88%) Replication
12 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.25%) LPAR
14 2 (0.63%) EPoS
14 2 (0.63%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 117 (36.68%) Windows
2 71 (22.26%) Linux
3 60 (18.81%) Unix
4 18 (5.64%) Windows Server
4 18 (5.64%) zOS
5 15 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.25%) Solaris
9 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.63%) AIX
10 2 (0.63%) HPUX
10 2 (0.63%) OS/2
10 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.31%) CentOS
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.31%) MVS
11 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (30.41%) ITIL
2 79 (24.76%) Service Management
3 65 (20.38%) ITSM
4 50 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (10.03%) Change Management
6 29 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (8.46%) Problem Management
8 26 (8.15%) ITIL V3
9 22 (6.90%) Project Management
10 21 (6.58%) DevOps
11 20 (6.27%) Task Automation
11 20 (6.27%) Workflow
12 19 (5.96%) Incident Management
13 18 (5.64%) Performance Monitoring
14 17 (5.33%) Source Code Analysis
15 16 (5.02%) Identity Access Management
15 16 (5.02%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (5.02%) Test Strategy
16 15 (4.70%) Network Packet Analysis
16 15 (4.70%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 75 (23.51%) SQL
2 35 (10.97%) Java
3 28 (8.78%) Shell Script
4 18 (5.64%) C#
4 18 (5.64%) C++
4 18 (5.64%) Python
5 17 (5.33%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.76%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.82%) ActionScript
7 9 (2.82%) ActionScript 2.0
7 9 (2.82%) JCL
8 7 (2.19%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.88%) REXX
10 5 (1.57%) Perl
11 4 (1.25%) Ruby
11 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 47 (14.73%) SC Cleared
3 29 (9.09%) Degree
4 23 (7.21%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (5.64%) CCNP
6 11 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (2.51%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (2.19%) CCIE
8 7 (2.19%) CISSP
8 7 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.88%) CCNA
9 6 (1.88%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (1.25%) RHCE
11 4 (1.25%) RHCSA
11 4 (1.25%) RHCVA
12 3 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.94%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.15%) SLA
2 8 (2.51%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.63%) PMO
3 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (6.58%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (2.82%) XenApp
3 9 (2.82%) XenDesktop
4 8 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.19%) RACF
6 6 (1.88%) vSphere
7 5 (1.57%) Firmware
7 5 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.25%) KVM
8 4 (1.25%) RHEV
8 4 (1.25%) Samba
8 4 (1.25%) Sendmail
8 4 (1.25%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.63%) NFS
9 2 (0.63%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.31%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 38 (11.91%) Single Sign-On
2 34 (10.66%) CA Single Sign-On
3 25 (7.84%) BladeLogic
4 22 (6.90%) SCCM
4 22 (6.90%) SCOM
5 19 (5.96%) Ansible
6 17 (5.33%) HP Fortify
7 16 (5.02%) BMC PATROL
8 15 (4.70%) Control-M
8 15 (4.70%) Puppet
9 11 (3.45%) Tivoli
10 9 (2.82%) vCenter Server
11 8 (2.51%) AirWatch
11 8 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (2.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (1.88%) OMEGAMON
12 6 (1.88%) Terraform
13 5 (1.57%) FortiGate
13 5 (1.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 135 (42.32%) Remedy
2 70 (21.94%) Microsoft
3 65 (20.38%) CA
4 62 (19.44%) ServiceNow
5 42 (13.17%) VMware
6 41 (12.85%) HP
7 39 (12.23%) IBM
8 37 (11.60%) Cisco
9 31 (9.72%) Oracle
10 29 (9.09%) TIBCO
11 23 (7.21%) Red Hat
12 22 (6.90%) F5
13 16 (5.02%) ForgeRock
14 15 (4.70%) Blue Coat
14 15 (4.70%) CheckPoint
14 15 (4.70%) Fortinet
14 15 (4.70%) McAfee
15 13 (4.08%) AppDynamics
16 12 (3.76%) EMC
16 12 (3.76%) Snow