The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 54 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing CMDB 14 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.83% 0.39% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.30% 1.49% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +116.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £390 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £452 £216
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £13.16 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-23.98% -31.66%
CMDB
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
264 202 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.55% 26.30% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 103 73
Average daily rate £400 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £251 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £574 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -19.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.81 £12.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £45.40 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

CMDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

CMDB Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CMDB
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

CMDB Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

CMDB
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMDB across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

CMDB Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

CMDB
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

CMDB Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (64.71%) Opsware
2 10 (58.82%) HP
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) Network Management
3 9 (52.94%) NetScout
4 7 (41.18%) HP NNM
4 7 (41.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (41.18%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (41.18%) Change Management
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (41.18%) CCIE
4 7 (41.18%) CCNP
4 7 (41.18%) CCNA
5 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 2 (11.76%) BMC
6 2 (11.76%) Perl
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) UNIX
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
7 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) NAS
7 1 (5.88%) Logistics
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) SNMP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Network Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Network Management
2 7 (41.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (41.18%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (41.18%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Jython
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CCIE
1 7 (41.18%) CCNP
1 7 (41.18%) CCNA
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) HP NNM
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView
2 1 (5.88%) OVSD
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Opsware
2 10 (58.82%) HP
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) NetScout
4 2 (11.76%) BMC
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Sun
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix