The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cheshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 52 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing CMDB 11 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.38% 0.78% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.04% 3.59% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
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£100 £245 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.22% -23.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £42.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-37.64% +93.18%
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
182 167 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.84% 21.77% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 61 87
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £201 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £427 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 5
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £15.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £35.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
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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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, 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 (84.62%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) SLA
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) MS Access
4 3 (23.08%) MS Project
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) Remedy
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) ISEB
5 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) CMS
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MS Access
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Data Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) MI Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Writer
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Remedy
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.69%) SAP