Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 653 564 526
Rank change year-on-year -89 -38 -80
Contract jobs citing BMC 247 339 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.71% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 204 177
UK median daily rate £425 £391 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.63% -2.19% +5.26%
10th Percentile £81 £261 £264
90th Percentile £550 £600 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
UK median hourly rate £11.75 £11.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.17% -71.43% -13.90%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.03 £12.39
90th Percentile £13.08 £37.30 £76.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £11.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year +2.17% -71.43% -13.90%

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 43927 47590 49581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.32% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27311 29060 29226
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £233 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1714 2108
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.24 £10.21
90th Percentile £45.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 24 November 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 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 24 November 2017. 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 -78 229 £430 +10.97% 16
UK excluding London -46 150 £413 +10.00% 10
London -12 91 £475 +5.56% 7
South East -2 79 £406 +18.61% 2
Midlands +10 39 £433 +15.33% 2
West Midlands +9 35 £433 +15.33% 2
East of England -3 12 £400 -15.79% 3
Wales +16 8 £325 -45.83%
South West -3 5 £425 -8.60% 1
North of England +2 3 £450 +40.63% 1
Northern Ireland -42 3 £390 +4.00%
Yorkshire +18 2 £413 +37.50% 1
North West +22 1 £540 +48.97%
East Midlands -14 1 £400 +4.92%
Scotland -15 1 £450 +8.43% 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 133 (53.85%) Remedy
1 133 (53.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 107 (43.32%) ITIL
3 77 (31.17%) Windows
4 65 (26.32%) ITSM
5 57 (23.08%) ITIL V3
6 53 (21.46%) Service Management
7 50 (20.24%) Security Cleared
8 46 (18.62%) CMDB
9 41 (16.60%) SC Cleared
9 41 (16.60%) Finance
9 41 (16.60%) Cisco
10 40 (16.19%) Unix
11 39 (15.79%) Linux
12 35 (14.17%) SQL
13 33 (13.36%) Oracle
13 33 (13.36%) Telecoms
14 32 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
14 32 (12.96%) Performance Monitoring
15 31 (12.55%) Microsoft
16 30 (12.15%) Java
17 28 (11.34%) Project Management
17 28 (11.34%) BladeLogic
18 27 (10.93%) IBM
18 27 (10.93%) CA
19 26 (10.53%) PRINCE2
20 25 (10.12%) HP
20 25 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
21 24 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
21 24 (9.72%) Ansible

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 12 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.64%) IIS
3 6 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.02%) Apache
4 5 (2.02%) nginx
4 5 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.62%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
7 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (6.07%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (5.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (4.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 133 (53.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (2.83%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.86%) Office 365
4 6 (2.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.02%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.81%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (0.81%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.91%) Firewall
1 22 (8.91%) WAN
2 18 (7.29%) LDAP
3 16 (6.48%) Wireless
4 14 (5.67%) Internet
5 13 (5.26%) MPLS
5 13 (5.26%) VLAN
6 12 (4.86%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (3.24%) BGP
7 8 (3.24%) OSPF
8 7 (2.83%) HSRP
8 7 (2.83%) LAN
8 7 (2.83%) VPN
9 6 (2.43%) 4G
9 6 (2.43%) Kerberos
9 6 (2.43%) SSL
10 5 (2.02%) VoIP
10 5 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.62%) MVNO
12 3 (1.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.48%) DB2
2 7 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.02%) MS Access
3 5 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.02%) Star Schema
4 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.81%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (6.88%) JIRA
2 13 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 12 (4.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (4.86%) ClearCase
3 12 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.86%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.86%) Maven
4 3 (1.21%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.81%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.40%) JMeter
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (16.60%) Finance
2 33 (13.36%) Telecoms
3 24 (9.72%) Retail
4 14 (5.67%) Banking
5 6 (2.43%) Romanian Language
6 5 (2.02%) French Language
7 4 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.62%) Law
8 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.81%) International Banking
8 2 (0.81%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Military
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (14.57%) Analyst
2 29 (11.74%) Consultant
3 28 (11.34%) Architect
4 24 (9.72%) Network Engineer
5 20 (8.10%) Service Desk Engineer
6 13 (5.26%) Administrator
7 11 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.05%) Business Analyst
8 10 (4.05%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (4.05%) Service Analyst
9 8 (3.24%) Release Engineer
9 8 (3.24%) Service Architect
9 8 (3.24%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.24%) Unix Engineer
10 7 (2.83%) Automation Specialist
10 7 (2.83%) OSS Architect
10 7 (2.83%) Project Manager
10 7 (2.83%) Remedy Architect
10 7 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.43%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.67%) XML
2 9 (3.64%) ODBC
3 8 (3.24%) SOAP
4 6 (2.43%) SailPoint
4 6 (2.43%) SAML
4 6 (2.43%) SPNEGO
4 6 (2.43%) WAP
4 6 (2.43%) WCF
4 6 (2.43%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 4 (1.62%) .NET
5 4 (1.62%) Web Services
6 3 (1.21%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.21%) REST
7 2 (0.81%) Ajax
7 2 (0.81%) CSS
7 2 (0.81%) HTML
7 2 (0.81%) ISPF
7 2 (0.81%) JSON
7 2 (0.81%) Middleware
8 1 (0.40%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.62%) CMDB
2 20 (8.10%) User Experience
3 17 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.86%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.05%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (3.24%) PKI
8 7 (2.83%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.43%) Virtual Team
10 5 (2.02%) PMI
11 4 (1.62%) Clustering
11 4 (1.62%) Frameworx
11 4 (1.62%) HACMP
12 3 (1.21%) FMCG
12 3 (1.21%) Wiki
13 2 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.40%) iPhone
14 1 (0.40%) Life Science
14 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 77 (31.17%) Windows
2 40 (16.19%) Unix
3 39 (15.79%) Linux
4 13 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.05%) AIX
7 8 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.24%) Solaris
8 7 (2.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.43%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.81%) Android
10 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (43.32%) ITIL
2 65 (26.32%) ITSM
3 57 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 53 (21.46%) Service Management
5 32 (12.96%) Performance Monitoring
6 28 (11.34%) Project Management
7 26 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 24 (9.72%) Change Management
8 24 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
9 23 (9.31%) Knowledge Management
10 21 (8.50%) Performance Management
11 20 (8.10%) Chat Support
12 19 (7.69%) Configuration Management
13 18 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (6.88%) Incident Management
14 17 (6.88%) Network Monitoring
15 14 (5.67%) Data Modelling
15 14 (5.67%) Network Load Balancing
15 14 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (5.67%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.17%) SQL
2 30 (12.15%) Java
3 21 (8.50%) Python
4 19 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 13 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.45%) Perl
7 10 (4.05%) VBScript
8 6 (2.43%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.62%) C
10 2 (0.81%) JCL
10 2 (0.81%) Korn
10 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.81%) REXX
11 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.40%) R
11 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (20.24%) Security Cleared
2 41 (16.60%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.07%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.26%) CCNP
5 10 (4.05%) CISSP
6 9 (3.64%) Degree
7 8 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.43%) CCIE
8 6 (2.43%) Check Point Certification
8 6 (2.43%) MCSE
8 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (2.02%) ISEB
9 5 (2.02%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.81%) MCP
12 1 (0.40%) CCDP
12 1 (0.40%) CCSA
12 1 (0.40%) CCSE
12 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.67%) SLA
2 5 (2.02%) HMG Infosec
2 5 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.02%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.02%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) COBIT
3 1 (0.40%) GAMP
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.45%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.81%) KVM
6 2 (0.81%) RHEV
6 2 (0.81%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.81%) vSphere
7 1 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (11.34%) BladeLogic
2 24 (9.72%) Ansible
3 20 (8.10%) ServiceCenter
4 16 (6.48%) Netcool
5 15 (6.07%) BMC PATROL
6 13 (5.26%) Puppet
7 12 (4.86%) Terraform
8 8 (3.24%) FortiGate
8 8 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (2.83%) Control-M
9 7 (2.83%) SCOM
10 6 (2.43%) CA Single Sign-On
10 6 (2.43%) MAINVIEW
10 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (2.43%) MOM
10 6 (2.43%) WhatsUp Gold
11 5 (2.02%) Nessus
12 4 (1.62%) SCCM
13 3 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 2 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 133 (53.85%) Remedy
2 41 (16.60%) Cisco
3 33 (13.36%) Oracle
4 31 (12.55%) Microsoft
5 27 (10.93%) CA
5 27 (10.93%) IBM
6 25 (10.12%) HP
7 21 (8.50%) ServiceNow
8 20 (8.10%) Apple
8 20 (8.10%) Peregrine
9 19 (7.69%) VMware
10 16 (6.48%) CheckPoint
11 15 (6.07%) Riverbed
12 14 (5.67%) AppDynamics
12 14 (5.67%) Blue Coat
12 14 (5.67%) F5
13 13 (5.26%) McAfee
14 12 (4.86%) Fortinet
15 9 (3.64%) Red Hat
16 8 (3.24%) Tripwire