The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 115 130 110
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Contract jobs citing CMDB 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 0.51% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
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£413 £588 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £415 £250
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +66.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £22.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-54.54% -33.83%
CMDB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
751 787 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.39% 30.06% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 404 211
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 37 46
Average hourly rate £27.83 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.32% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

CMDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMDB across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CMDB Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CMDB
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMDB across the Berkshire region.

CMDB Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CMDB
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMDB across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

CMDB Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CMDB
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMDB across the Berkshire region.

CMDB Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CMDB
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 1 £451 -23.31%
CMDB
South East

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CMDB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMDB.

1 15 (78.95%) Remedy
1 15 (78.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (73.68%) ITSM
3 13 (68.42%) BMC
4 11 (57.89%) ITIL
5 10 (52.63%) Web Services
5 10 (52.63%) Service Management
6 8 (42.11%) SOA
6 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
7 7 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (31.58%) Finance
9 5 (26.32%) SAP
9 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (26.32%) DTV
9 5 (26.32%) Electronics
9 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
9 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
9 5 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (26.32%) Marketing
9 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (15.79%) Change Management
10 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
11 2 (10.53%) Perl
11 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
11 2 (10.53%) Cisco
11 2 (10.53%) IBM
11 2 (10.53%) Netcool
11 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
11 2 (10.53%) Firewall

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CMDB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Business Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (5.26%) assyst
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.26%) SNMP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) MPLS
General
1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
3 5 (26.32%) Electronics
3 5 (26.32%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Designer
2 5 (26.32%) Remedy Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Remedy Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) OSS Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) ITSM Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) DTV
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) VMS
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ITSM
2 11 (57.89%) ITIL
3 10 (52.63%) Service Management
4 8 (42.11%) SOA
5 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
5 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Information Management
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (10.53%) Project Governance
7 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.53%) Coaching
8 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Network Management
8 1 (5.26%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Netcool
2 1 (5.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Remedy
2 13 (68.42%) BMC
3 5 (26.32%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Metastorm
4 2 (10.53%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.26%) Tufin
5 1 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (5.26%) BT
5 1 (5.26%) Open Text
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.26%) Huawei
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
5 1 (5.26%) Siemens