Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 464 556 621
Rank change year-on-year +92 +65 -19
Contract jobs citing BMC 78 292 280
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.75% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 188 135
Median daily rate £434 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.20% +5.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £525 £603 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £450 £445
% change year-on-year -3.61% +1.12% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% +12.72% -26.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year +150.00% +12.72% -26.94%

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 15,461 38,805 43,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.46% 42.69% 41.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,249 24,165 26,729
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.24% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 1,450 1,595
Median hourly rate £24.20 £19.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.14% +8.74% +2.94%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.15 £11.05
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.07 £47.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.90 £16.77
% change year-on-year +11.73% +6.74% +1.64%

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 11 August 2020.

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 13 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 11 August 2020. 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 +79 74 £440 -7.37% 7
UK excluding London +99 61 £434 -3.61% 8
South East +124 33 £406 -16.24% 1
London +150 13 £461 -8.89%
South West +82 12 £475 +15.15% 3
East of England +77 8 £350 -
Work from Home -22 5 £413 -11.00% 1
North of England +92 4 £400 -11.11%
Yorkshire +52 3 £450 -
West Midlands +46 3 £450 -10.89% 3
Midlands +44 3 £450 +20.00% 3
North West +67 1 £350 -22.22%
Wales +37 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 49 (62.82%) Remedy
1 49 (62.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 45 (57.69%) Security Cleared
3 41 (52.56%) SC Cleared
4 16 (20.51%) ITSM
4 16 (20.51%) Oracle
4 16 (20.51%) Python
5 15 (19.23%) ITIL
5 15 (19.23%) Java
5 15 (19.23%) Telecoms
5 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
7 13 (16.67%) IBM
7 13 (16.67%) SQL
7 13 (16.67%) Service Management
7 13 (16.67%) ServiceNow
8 12 (15.38%) Shell Script
8 12 (15.38%) Perl
8 12 (15.38%) Netcool
8 12 (15.38%) CMDB
9 11 (14.10%) Web Development
9 11 (14.10%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 11 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (14.10%) SOAP
9 11 (14.10%) Siebel
9 11 (14.10%) xMatters
10 10 (12.82%) Network Management
11 9 (11.54%) REST
11 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.28%) Confluence
3 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 49 (62.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (8.97%) Remedy AR System
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.28%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) AWS
2 3 (3.85%) Azure
2 3 (3.85%) IaaS
2 3 (3.85%) PaaS
2 3 (3.85%) Power Platform
2 3 (3.85%) SaaS
3 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.56%) GCP
3 2 (2.56%) GitHub
4 1 (1.28%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) SNMP
2 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.85%) DNS
4 2 (2.56%) DHCP
4 2 (2.56%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.56%) Firewall
4 2 (2.56%) NAS
4 2 (2.56%) SAN
5 1 (1.28%) 3G
5 1 (1.28%) 4G
5 1 (1.28%) BGP
5 1 (1.28%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.28%) Network Security
5 1 (1.28%) OSPF
5 1 (1.28%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.28%) SSL
5 1 (1.28%) VPN
5 1 (1.28%) Wireless
5 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 5 (6.41%) Big Data
3 3 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.85%) Power BI
4 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.56%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.28%) DB2
5 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) MySQL
5 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) JIRA
2 2 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.28%) Serena SBM
3 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) German Language
4 1 (1.28%) International Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Developer
2 16 (20.51%) Consultant
3 12 (15.38%) Remedy Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Architect
4 9 (11.54%) Designer
5 8 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Solutions Designer
6 7 (8.97%) Remedy Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Change Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Data Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Network Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Engineering Specialist
9 2 (2.56%) Integration Consultant
9 2 (2.56%) Software Engineering Support
9 2 (2.56%) Support Specialist
9 2 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.56%) Technical Support
9 2 (2.56%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) SOAP
2 9 (11.54%) REST
2 9 (11.54%) Web Services
3 6 (7.69%) XML
4 4 (5.13%) JSON
5 1 (1.28%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.38%) CMDB
3 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.41%) User Experience
4 4 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.85%) Replication
5 3 (3.85%) Robotics
6 2 (2.56%) Fibre Optics
6 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) Clustering
7 1 (1.28%) PKI
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Linux
1 6 (7.69%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.51%) ITSM
2 15 (19.23%) ITIL
3 14 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (16.67%) Service Management
5 11 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (14.10%) Web Development
6 10 (12.82%) Network Management
7 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (10.26%) Asset Management
8 8 (10.26%) Change Management
9 7 (8.97%) Analytics
9 7 (8.97%) Data Analysis
9 7 (8.97%) Data Extraction
9 7 (8.97%) DevOps
9 7 (8.97%) ERP
9 7 (8.97%) ETL
9 7 (8.97%) Integration Testing
9 7 (8.97%) Process Improvement
9 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) Python
2 15 (19.23%) Java
3 13 (16.67%) SQL
4 12 (15.38%) Perl
4 12 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.97%) PHP
6 6 (7.69%) R
7 3 (3.85%) C
7 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.28%) C#
8 1 (1.28%) JCL
8 1 (1.28%) Korn
8 1 (1.28%) Ruby
8 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 41 (52.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) CCIE
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.28%) MCSE
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.28%) PMP
4 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) GDPR
1 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Docker
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) Netcool
2 11 (14.10%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 9 (11.54%) Amdocs OSS
4 6 (7.69%) Control-M
5 2 (2.56%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.28%) Ansible
6 1 (1.28%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (1.28%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.28%) Icinga
6 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.28%) PingFederate
6 1 (1.28%) Puppet
6 1 (1.28%) QRadar
6 1 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.28%) Terraform
6 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (62.82%) Remedy
2 16 (20.51%) Oracle
3 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 13 (16.67%) IBM
4 13 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 11 (14.10%) Siebel
5 11 (14.10%) xMatters
6 9 (11.54%) Cisco
6 9 (11.54%) Cramer
6 9 (11.54%) SAP
7 4 (5.13%) AppDynamics
7 4 (5.13%) Dynatrace
7 4 (5.13%) Huawei
7 4 (5.13%) Nokia
7 4 (5.13%) Riverbed
7 4 (5.13%) Splunk
7 4 (5.13%) VMware
8 2 (2.56%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.56%) Informatica
8 2 (2.56%) Palo Alto