Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 728 510 742
Rank change year-on-year -218 +232 +66
Contract jobs citing Control-M 97 30 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.093% 0.089%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.71% 0.57% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 30
10th Percentile £416 £305 £311
25th Percentile £505 £353 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £450 £524
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -14.08% +30.94%
75th Percentile £630 £556 £713
90th Percentile £725 £605 £728
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £319 £425
% change year-on-year +64.84% -25.06% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +57.14% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 13,691 5,266 12,514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.06% 16.27% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,818 3,620 8,613
10th Percentile £356 £313 £270
25th Percentile £450 £405 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% - +1.01%
75th Percentile £630 £588 £594
90th Percentile £700 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 106 289
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £12.49
25th Percentile £16.00 £14.06 £14.63
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +13.92% -1.25% +14.29%
75th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £40.00
90th Percentile £64.50 £57.63 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.88 £18.25
% change year-on-year +0.66% +3.42% +4.29%

Control-M
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Control-M in the UK

Control-M
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Control-M.

Daily rate trend for Control-M in the UK

Control-M
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Control-M over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Control-M in the UK

Control-M
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Control-M.

Hourly rate trend for Control-M in the UK

Control-M
Top 12 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 27 October 2021. 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 -185 87 £550 +22.22% 9
London -158 71 £563 +20.00% 8
Work from Home -207 22 £500 +1.77% 2
UK excluding London -158 15 £525 +64.84% 1
South East -75 7 - -
North of England -71 3 £525 +5.00%
Midlands -77 3 £525 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £525 - 1
North West - 2 £525 -
South West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £505 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 46 (47.42%) SQL
2 37 (38.14%) Banking
3 31 (31.96%) Oracle
4 30 (30.93%) Finance
5 29 (29.90%) SQL Server
5 29 (29.90%) Python
6 28 (28.87%) ETL
7 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (27.84%) Social Skills
8 23 (23.71%) Azure
9 20 (20.62%) AWS
10 19 (19.59%) JIRA
11 17 (17.53%) Linux
11 17 (17.53%) Java
12 16 (16.49%) IBM
12 16 (16.49%) BMC
12 16 (16.49%) Workflow
13 15 (15.46%) VMware
13 15 (15.46%) Red Hat
13 15 (15.46%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (15.46%) TeamCity
13 15 (15.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (14.43%) Confluence
14 14 (14.43%) Unix
14 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
14 14 (14.43%) EMC
14 14 (14.43%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (13.40%) Tivoli

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 14 (14.43%) Confluence
2 10 (10.31%) Apache Spark
3 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.15%) CICS
5 4 (4.12%) SAS
6 2 (2.06%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (1.03%) Luigi
7 1 (1.03%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.03%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (1.03%) SAP POS DM
2 1 (1.03%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.71%) Azure
2 20 (20.62%) AWS
3 12 (12.37%) GitHub
4 9 (9.28%) GCP
5 7 (7.22%) IaaS
5 7 (7.22%) PaaS
5 7 (7.22%) SaaS
6 6 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (4.12%) Power Platform
7 4 (4.12%) Snowflake
8 3 (3.09%) Serverless
9 2 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.06%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (2.06%) Boomi
9 2 (2.06%) CloudBees
9 2 (2.06%) Collibra
10 1 (1.03%) Azure Logic Apps
10 1 (1.03%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 1 (1.03%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (1.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) Kerberos
2 6 (6.19%) DNS
2 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.12%) SMS
4 1 (1.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.90%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.46%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (11.34%) Hadoop
3 11 (11.34%) Oracle Database
3 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (10.31%) Big Data
4 10 (10.31%) Relational Database
4 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (9.28%) Apache Hive
6 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (8.25%) RDBMS
7 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (5.15%) Impala
8 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (4.12%) MySQL
9 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (4.12%) Tableau
10 3 (3.09%) Power BI
10 3 (3.09%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 19 (19.59%) JIRA
2 15 (15.46%) TeamCity
3 13 (13.40%) Git (software)
4 10 (10.31%) Subversion
5 8 (8.25%) Bitbucket
6 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.15%) Serena SBM
8 4 (4.12%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.06%) Mocha
9 2 (2.06%) ProC
9 2 (2.06%) Selenium
9 2 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.03%) GitLab
10 1 (1.03%) Maven
10 1 (1.03%) Rational Team Concert
10 1 (1.03%) Toad
10 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (38.14%) Banking
2 30 (30.93%) Finance
3 27 (27.84%) Social Skills
4 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (10.31%) Investment Banking
6 6 (6.19%) Front Office
7 4 (4.12%) Documentation Skills
7 4 (4.12%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (3.09%) International Banking
9 2 (2.06%) Private Banking
9 2 (2.06%) Public Sector
10 1 (1.03%) Back Office
10 1 (1.03%) Billing
10 1 (1.03%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (41.24%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) SQL Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Analyst
4 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Developer
5 7 (7.22%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Process Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Senior SQL Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) Platform Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Report Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Service Manager
7 5 (5.15%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Designer
8 4 (4.12%) SQL Reporting Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) IT Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.09%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) .NET
2 8 (8.25%) LDAP
3 6 (6.19%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.12%) REST
5 3 (3.09%) PySpark
5 3 (3.09%) Web Services
5 3 (3.09%) WinForms
5 3 (3.09%) WPF
5 3 (3.09%) XML
6 2 (2.06%) Chai
6 2 (2.06%) JSON
6 2 (2.06%) Node.js
6 2 (2.06%) RESTful
6 2 (2.06%) XSLT
7 1 (1.03%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Avro
7 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.03%) jBPM
7 1 (1.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Replication
2 7 (7.22%) Clustering
3 6 (6.19%) Virtual Team
4 5 (5.15%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.12%) Derivative
5 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.09%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.09%) Equities
6 3 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.06%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.06%) CMDB
7 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.06%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.06%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.03%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.03%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (1.03%) Social Media
8 1 (1.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.53%) Linux
2 14 (14.43%) Unix
3 13 (13.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (11.34%) Solaris
5 6 (6.19%) Windows
5 6 (6.19%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.15%) MVS
7 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.06%) CentOS
8 2 (2.06%) SUSE
8 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.06%) zOS
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) ETL
2 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.49%) Workflow
4 14 (14.43%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (11.34%) Data Modelling
6 11 (11.34%) High Availability
6 11 (11.34%) Investment Management
7 10 (10.31%) DevOps
8 9 (9.28%) Asset Management
8 9 (9.28%) Data Management
8 9 (9.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (9.28%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.25%) Data Analysis
9 8 (8.25%) Data Security
9 8 (8.25%) Decision-Making
9 8 (8.25%) Storage Management
10 7 (7.22%) Analytics
10 7 (7.22%) Data Lineage
10 7 (7.22%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 46 (47.42%) SQL
2 29 (29.90%) Python
3 17 (17.53%) Java
4 11 (11.34%) PowerShell
5 10 (10.31%) C#
6 9 (9.28%) PL/SQL
7 8 (8.25%) Bash Shell
7 8 (8.25%) Perl
8 6 (6.19%) C
9 5 (5.15%) REXX
9 5 (5.15%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.15%) VBA
10 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
11 3 (3.09%) Ruby
11 3 (3.09%) Scala
11 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.06%) Groovy
12 2 (2.06%) PROC SQL
12 2 (2.06%) R
13 1 (1.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.03%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) GDPR
1 7 (7.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (4.12%) QA
3 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.03%) Basel III
4 1 (1.03%) COREP
4 1 (1.03%) CRD IV
4 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (15.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.28%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (8.25%) Active Directory
4 7 (7.22%) Docker
5 5 (5.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (3.09%) NFS
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.09%) Veritas File System
6 3 (3.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) Tivoli
2 8 (8.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (8.25%) QRadar
2 8 (8.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (7.22%) Ansible
3 7 (7.22%) SCCM
3 7 (7.22%) vCenter Server
4 6 (6.19%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.15%) Netcool
6 4 (4.12%) Data Guard
6 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (4.12%) Terraform
7 3 (3.09%) Icinga
8 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (2.06%) Oozie
8 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.06%) Puppet
9 1 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (31.96%) Oracle
2 16 (16.49%) BMC
2 16 (16.49%) IBM
3 15 (15.46%) Red Hat
3 15 (15.46%) VMware
4 14 (14.43%) EMC
4 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.28%) Qualys
6 8 (8.25%) CyberArk
6 8 (8.25%) Splunk
7 7 (7.22%) Quadient
7 7 (7.22%) SAP
7 7 (7.22%) ServiceNow
7 7 (7.22%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.15%) CA
8 5 (5.15%) Serena
9 4 (4.12%) Anaplan
9 4 (4.12%) DataFlux
9 4 (4.12%) Murex
9 4 (4.12%) SaltStack