Period
to 23 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Control-M skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Control-M over the 6 months to 23 July 2019 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.

BMC Control-M
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 731 811 755
Rank change year-on-year +80 -56 -46
Contract jobs citing Control-M 102 96 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.093% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.75% 0.70% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 62 63
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £265 £315 £225
90th Percentile £610 £636 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £373 £250
% change year-on-year -16.78% +49.00% -31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 -

Control-M is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,654 13,687 10,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.83% 13.25% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,157 9,102 6,949
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 374 233
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.05% -17.78%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £49.35 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -24.73%

Control-M
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Control-M as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Control-M in the UK

Control-M
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Control-M.

Contractor daily rate trend for Control-M in the UK

Control-M
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Control-M over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Control-M in the UK

Control-M
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Control-M.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Control-M in the UK

Control-M
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Control-M within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 2019. 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 +64 96 £450 - 20
London +26 54 £525 +16.67% 12
UK excluding London +76 45 £310 -16.78% 11
Midlands +45 22 £375 - 5
East Midlands +39 22 £375 - 4
South East +28 19 £255 -
Scotland +18 3 - - 3
Yorkshire +23 1 £425 +30.77%
North of England +20 1 £425 +30.77% 2

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Control-M 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 Control-M.

1 53 (51.96%) SQL
2 51 (50.00%) Finance
3 40 (39.22%) Banking
4 37 (36.27%) SQL Server
5 34 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (29.41%) Unix
6 30 (29.41%) BMC
6 30 (29.41%) DevOps
7 29 (28.43%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (28.43%) Linux
8 28 (27.45%) XML
9 26 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (24.51%) Oracle
11 24 (23.53%) Java
12 23 (22.55%) PowerShell
12 23 (22.55%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (20.59%) Degree
14 20 (19.61%) TDD
14 20 (19.61%) BDD
15 19 (18.63%) Test Automation
15 19 (18.63%) Maven
16 18 (17.65%) QA
16 18 (17.65%) ETL
16 18 (17.65%) Remedy
17 17 (16.67%) Microsoft
18 16 (15.69%) Windows
18 16 (15.69%) Jenkins
19 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
19 15 (14.71%) ITIL
20 14 (13.73%) Informatica

Control-M
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 9 (8.82%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.84%) IIS
2 8 (7.84%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.86%) Confluence
3 7 (6.86%) GlassFish
3 7 (6.86%) JCAPS
3 7 (6.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.90%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.94%) Mule
7 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.98%) CICS
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (6.86%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (3.92%) Summit
4 3 (2.94%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.98%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.90%) GitHub
2 4 (3.92%) Power Platform
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.96%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.96%) PaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) HTTP
2 8 (7.84%) Internet
3 7 (6.86%) FTP
4 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.94%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.96%) DHCP
6 2 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (36.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.86%) DB2
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.90%) Big Data
5 5 (4.90%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (3.92%) MySQL
6 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.92%) OLAP
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.92%) Power BI
6 4 (3.92%) PowerPivot
6 4 (3.92%) QlikView
6 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2017
6 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (18.63%) Maven
2 16 (15.69%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.82%) JIRA
4 7 (6.86%) Ant
4 7 (6.86%) JUnit
4 7 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.90%) Bitbucket
6 5 (4.90%) JMeter
6 5 (4.90%) Subversion
6 5 (4.90%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.92%) Gerrit
7 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.94%) Selenium
9 1 (0.98%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (50.00%) Finance
2 40 (39.22%) Banking
3 14 (13.73%) Financial Institution
4 8 (7.84%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.86%) Back Office
6 5 (4.90%) Front Office
7 3 (2.94%) Retail
7 3 (2.94%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (39.22%) Developer
2 26 (25.49%) Analyst
3 14 (13.73%) Software Developer
4 10 (9.80%) Integration Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Deployment Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Administrator
7 4 (3.92%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Applications Support
7 4 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Consultant
7 4 (3.92%) Integration Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Performance Tester
7 4 (3.92%) Power BI Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Software Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Tester
8 3 (2.94%) Apache Spark Developer
8 3 (2.94%) ITSM Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) Mainframe Support
8 3 (2.94%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.45%) XML
2 13 (12.75%) JSON
3 10 (9.80%) SOAP
4 9 (8.82%) Middleware
4 9 (8.82%) XSD
5 8 (7.84%) .NET
5 8 (7.84%) JMS
5 8 (7.84%) TIBCO EMS
6 7 (6.86%) DOM
6 7 (6.86%) J2EE
6 7 (6.86%) Java EE
6 7 (6.86%) JDBC
6 7 (6.86%) SAX
6 7 (6.86%) Spring
7 5 (4.90%) FpML
7 5 (4.90%) HTML
7 5 (4.90%) Regular Expression
7 5 (4.90%) Web Services
8 4 (3.92%) MDX
9 3 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) Mainframe
3 7 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.88%) iSeries
5 5 (4.90%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.90%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (3.92%) Credit Risk
6 4 (3.92%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.92%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.96%) NHS
8 2 (1.96%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.98%) AS400
9 1 (0.98%) CMDB
9 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.98%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.41%) Unix
2 29 (28.43%) Linux
3 16 (15.69%) Windows
4 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.94%) Solaris
5 2 (1.96%) MVS
6 1 (0.98%) VMS
6 1 (0.98%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.41%) DevOps
3 26 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (22.55%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (19.61%) BDD
5 20 (19.61%) TDD
6 19 (18.63%) Test Automation
7 18 (17.65%) ETL
8 15 (14.71%) ITIL
9 14 (13.73%) Community of Practice
9 14 (13.73%) Continuous Deployment
9 14 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (11.76%) ITSM
11 11 (10.78%) SDLC
12 10 (9.80%) Data Integration
13 9 (8.82%) Change Control
13 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
14 8 (7.84%) Data Modelling
14 8 (7.84%) ITIL V3
14 8 (7.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 53 (51.96%) SQL
2 24 (23.53%) Java
3 23 (22.55%) PowerShell
4 12 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 12 (11.76%) XPath
5 9 (8.82%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.84%) Perl
6 8 (7.84%) Python
7 6 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.90%) C#
9 4 (3.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (3.92%) VBScript
10 3 (2.94%) Groovy
10 3 (2.94%) Scala
11 2 (1.96%) ABAP
11 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.96%) C++
12 1 (0.98%) Java 8
12 1 (0.98%) JCL
Qualifications
1 21 (20.59%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) OCPJP
2 3 (2.94%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.98%) ISEB
4 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.65%) QA
2 7 (6.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
2 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) Docker
2 2 (1.96%) HDFS
2 2 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Ansible
1 5 (4.90%) NetBackup
1 5 (4.90%) Puppet
1 5 (4.90%) SCOM
2 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.96%) Oozie
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (1.96%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.98%) Nagios
4 1 (0.98%) OpenView
Vendors
1 30 (29.41%) BMC
2 25 (24.51%) Oracle
3 18 (17.65%) Remedy
4 17 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 14 (13.73%) Cadence
5 14 (13.73%) Informatica
6 13 (12.75%) IBM
7 11 (10.78%) TIBCO
8 10 (9.80%) SAP
9 6 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.90%) ServiceNow
10 5 (4.90%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.90%) SunGard
10 5 (4.90%) Tableau
11 4 (3.92%) CA
11 4 (3.92%) F5
12 3 (2.94%) Cognos
12 3 (2.94%) Splunk
12 3 (2.94%) Sun
12 3 (2.94%) VMware