The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 184 210 218
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +8
Contract jobs citing CMDB 13 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.12% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.38% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Average daily rate
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£356 £455 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.70% +7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £615 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1712 2343 2532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.43% 32.33% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1198 1716 1909
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 61 58
Average hourly rate £18.18 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.15 £32.50
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 the City of London

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

CMDB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CMDB
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

CMDB Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CMDB
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMDB across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

CMDB Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CMDB
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

CMDB Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 30 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 28 (70.00%) ITIL
3 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
4 21 (52.50%) ServiceNow
5 20 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 17 (42.50%) CMS
6 17 (42.50%) MS Office
7 16 (40.00%) SharePoint
8 15 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
9 14 (35.00%) IBM Notes
9 14 (35.00%) Lotus
10 12 (30.00%) Banking
11 10 (25.00%) ISO 9001
12 9 (22.50%) Asset Management
12 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
13 7 (17.50%) Windows
13 7 (17.50%) Remedy
13 7 (17.50%) Service Management
13 7 (17.50%) Change Management
14 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
14 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
15 5 (12.50%) C
15 5 (12.50%) Finance
15 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
15 5 (12.50%) HP UCMDB
15 5 (12.50%) ITSM
16 4 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
16 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
16 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
16 4 (10.00%) ITIL V2

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 17 (42.50%) CMS
2 16 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 14 (35.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (42.50%) MS Office
3 15 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) PBX
1 1 (2.50%) PSTN
1 1 (2.50%) DHCP
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) MPLS
1 1 (2.50%) VLAN
1 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 12 (30.00%) Banking
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Analyst
2 19 (47.50%) Configuration Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.00%) Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Software Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Software Asset Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Coordinator
5 1 (2.50%) Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) HTML5
3 2 (5.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Replication
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 28 (70.00%) ITIL
3 9 (22.50%) Asset Management
4 7 (17.50%) Service Management
4 7 (17.50%) Change Management
5 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.50%) ITSM
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (10.00%) ITIL V2
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.00%) Use Case
9 1 (2.50%) Workflow
9 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.50%) Change Control
9 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) C
2 2 (5.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.00%) Perl
2 2 (5.00%) Python
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) MCP
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.00%) MCSA
5 2 (5.00%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.50%) MCT
6 1 (2.50%) CCA
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) GPG13
3 1 (2.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.00%) SCCM
3 2 (5.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (52.50%) ServiceNow
3 14 (35.00%) Lotus
4 7 (17.50%) Remedy
5 4 (10.00%) BMC
6 3 (7.50%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle
8 1 (2.50%) VMware