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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 66 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing CMDB 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.10% 0.37% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.44% 1.39% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
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£475 £429 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £399
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
320 216 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.13% 26.63% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 97 73
Average daily rate £425 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £224 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 9
Average hourly rate £16.84 £32.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.37% +106.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.62 £12.25 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Chester - 7 £463 -
Warrington - 1 £110 -
CMDB
North West

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (63.16%) Opsware
2 11 (57.89%) HP
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco
3 10 (52.63%) Network Management
3 10 (52.63%) NetScout
4 8 (42.11%) HP NNM
4 8 (42.11%) Change Management
4 8 (42.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (42.11%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (42.11%) CCIE
4 8 (42.11%) CCNP
4 8 (42.11%) CCNA
5 5 (26.32%) ITSM
5 5 (26.32%) UNIX
5 5 (26.32%) Perl
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) SAN
5 5 (26.32%) BMC
6 4 (21.05%) Remedy
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Service Management
6 4 (21.05%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (15.79%) NAS
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Jython
7 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.79%) Citrix

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) NAS
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Network Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Network Management
2 8 (42.11%) Change Management
2 8 (42.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (42.11%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (26.32%) ITSM
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Perl
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Jython
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (42.11%) CCIE
1 8 (42.11%) CCNP
1 8 (42.11%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) HP NNM
2 1 (5.26%) OVSD
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Opsware
2 11 (57.89%) HP
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco
3 10 (52.63%) NetScout
4 5 (26.32%) BMC
5 4 (21.05%) Remedy
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) Sun
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle