Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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.

IBM BigFix
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 879 893
Rank change year-on-year +25 +14 -30
Contract jobs citing IBM BigFix 28 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.001% 0.008%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.24% 0.009% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 7
UK median daily rate £440 £293 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.43% -49.13% +114.95%
10th Percentile £300 £286 £508
90th Percentile £550 £299 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 - -
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 11655 11194 9689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.36% 10.91% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7931 7167 5949
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +3.14%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £238
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 257 332
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.18% -4.93%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £42.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £20.00 £19.02
% change year-on-year -18.51% +5.18% -5.21%

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 16 December 2017.

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 9 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 16 December 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
UK excluding London - 26 £440 - 2
England +33 18 £300 +2.56% 2
Scotland - 10 £500 -
Midlands - 8 £300 -
West Midlands - 8 £300 -
North West - 7 £505 - 2
North of England - 7 £505 - 2
London -35 2 £325 +11.11%
South East - 1 £300 -

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM BigFix 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 IBM BigFix.

1 21 (75.00%) IBM
2 19 (67.86%) Finance
3 15 (53.57%) Project Management
3 15 (53.57%) Windows
4 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (50.00%) Firewall
5 13 (46.43%) Python
5 13 (46.43%) HP
5 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (46.43%) Security Operations
6 12 (42.86%) SCCM
6 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (39.29%) Internet
7 11 (39.29%) Oracle
8 10 (35.71%) HTML
8 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
8 10 (35.71%) Perl
8 10 (35.71%) SQL
8 10 (35.71%) Linux
8 10 (35.71%) IIS
8 10 (35.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (35.71%) Symantec
8 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
8 10 (35.71%) Web Development
8 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (35.71%) Task Automation
8 10 (35.71%) Data Loss Prevention
9 9 (32.14%) Business Continuity Planning
9 9 (32.14%) BCP

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 10 (35.71%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) Internet
3 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (10.71%) FTP
4 3 (10.71%) Intranet
5 1 (3.57%) DMZ
5 1 (3.57%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) NAS
5 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Publishing
3 7 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) IT Security Specialist
1 6 (21.43%) Security Specialist
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
3 3 (10.71%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Malware Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) SIEM Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) JSON
2 3 (10.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) CESG
2 3 (10.71%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (35.71%) Linux
3 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Unix
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Project Management
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Security Operations
3 10 (35.71%) Data Loss Prevention
3 10 (35.71%) Task Automation
3 10 (35.71%) Web Development
4 9 (32.14%) BCP
4 9 (32.14%) Business Continuity
4 9 (32.14%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Management
5 3 (10.71%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.71%) Security Management
5 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Python
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) Perl
2 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) COBOL
3 3 (10.71%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) CISSP
1 3 (10.71%) GCED
1 3 (10.71%) GCFA
1 3 (10.71%) GCIA
1 3 (10.71%) GCIH
1 3 (10.71%) GIAC
1 3 (10.71%) GREM
1 3 (10.71%) GSEC
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) CESG Infosec
1 3 (10.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) SCCM
2 10 (35.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (28.57%) Tivoli
4 7 (25.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (10.71%) FlexNet
6 1 (3.57%) EdgeSight
6 1 (3.57%) HP SIM
6 1 (3.57%) SCOM
6 1 (3.57%) TADDM
6 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) IBM
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) HP
4 11 (39.29%) Oracle
5 10 (35.71%) Symantec
6 9 (32.14%) Dell
7 3 (10.71%) Snow
8 1 (3.57%) AppSense
8 1 (3.57%) CA
8 1 (3.57%) Citrix
8 1 (3.57%) EMC
8 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) VMware