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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 61 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CMDB 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.84% - 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.54% - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£100 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £43.55 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-63.78% +3.69%
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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
198 190 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.83% 23.03% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 71 111
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 £235 £219 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £460 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 11
Average hourly rate £16.84 £30.78 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.28% +64.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £14.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.50 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 (91.67%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Service Management
3 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) SLA
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) MS Access
5 3 (25.00%) MS Project
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) Remedy
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (8.33%) UNIX
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) AIX

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Project
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) MI Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Writer
3 1 (8.33%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Service Management
3 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) ITSM
7 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Remedy
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow