Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for IBM BigFix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM BigFix over the 6 months to 20 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.

IBM BigFix
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 868 851 895
Rank change year-on-year -17 +44 0
Contract jobs citing IBM BigFix 17 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.030% 0.005%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.12% 0.26% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 5
UK median daily rate £400 £325 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +11.11% -48.00%
10th Percentile £60 £300 £285
90th Percentile £550 £550 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IBM BigFix 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 14,420 11,460 12,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.09% 11.53% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,703 7,648 7,829
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +9.30% +7.50%
10th Percentile £298 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £413 £393
% change year-on-year +5.45% +5.10% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 267 278
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -22.58% +13.41%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £47.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £26.25
% change year-on-year +0.72% -33.81% +25.00%

IBM BigFix
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IBM BigFix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IBM BigFix in the UK

IBM BigFix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM BigFix in the UK

IBM BigFix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM BigFix over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM BigFix in the UK

IBM BigFix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM BigFix in the UK

IBM BigFix
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM BigFix within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 -12 17 £400 +33.33% 3
London -3 15 £400 +23.08% 1
UK excluding London -41 2 - - 2
North West -14 1 - -
West Midlands -23 1 - - 1
Midlands -25 1 - - 1
North of England -25 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM BigFix 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 IBM BigFix.

1 11 (64.71%) IBM
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Server Patching
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) SCCM
5 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Unix
6 4 (23.53%) NetApp
6 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
7 3 (17.65%) DFS Replication
7 3 (17.65%) SIEM
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
7 3 (17.65%) Solaris
7 3 (17.65%) DNS
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (17.65%) Clustering
7 3 (17.65%) WSUS
7 3 (17.65%) SCOM
8 2 (11.76%) International Banking
8 2 (11.76%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
8 2 (11.76%) Maximo

IBM BigFix
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 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Softphone
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) International Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Administrator
1 4 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) Solaris
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (5.88%) AIX
8 1 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Server Patching
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (17.65%) SIEM
4 2 (11.76%) API Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Storage Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Security Management
5 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
5 1 (5.88%) Server Management
5 1 (5.88%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) DFS Replication
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
3 2 (11.76%) Puppet
3 2 (11.76%) QRadar
3 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (11.76%) vCenter Server
4 1 (5.88%) Ansible
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (5.88%) DameWare
4 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) NetApp
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.76%) Bloomberg
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) Veritas
6 1 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.88%) BeyondTrust
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) LogRhythm
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.88%) Samsung
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) Tripwire
6 1 (5.88%) Varonis
6 1 (5.88%) VMware