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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 167 188 192
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Contract jobs citing CMDB 19 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.22% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.57% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £393 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
- +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £11.21 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+40.74% -49.64%
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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
1873 2280 2115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.78% 38.13% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1461 1661 1646
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.44 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015, 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 22 (62.86%) Configuration Management
2 18 (51.43%) ITIL
3 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 10 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 10 (28.57%) ITSM
5 10 (28.57%) Finance
6 9 (25.71%) Service Management
7 8 (22.86%) Project Management
8 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (17.14%) CMS
9 6 (17.14%) Asset Management
9 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
9 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
9 6 (17.14%) Release Management
9 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
9 6 (17.14%) Requirements Engineering
10 5 (14.29%) Network Management
10 5 (14.29%) ServiceNow
10 5 (14.29%) IBM Notes
10 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 5 (14.29%) MS Office
10 5 (14.29%) Windows
10 5 (14.29%) Lotus
10 5 (14.29%) ISO 9001
10 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (14.29%) Degree
10 5 (14.29%) Banking
11 4 (11.43%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 6 (17.14%) CMS
2 5 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) WorkSite
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
1 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) 3G
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Pentaho
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.86%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Configuration Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modeller
6 2 (5.71%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Storage Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Auditor
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Backup Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Support
7 1 (2.86%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) ADO.NET
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Configuration Management
2 18 (51.43%) ITIL
3 10 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 10 (28.57%) ITSM
4 9 (25.71%) Service Management
5 8 (22.86%) Project Management
6 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.14%) Asset Management
7 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
7 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
7 6 (17.14%) Release Management
7 6 (17.14%) Requirements Engineering
8 5 (14.29%) Network Management
9 4 (11.43%) Change Management
9 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
10 3 (8.57%) Data Reconciliation
10 3 (8.57%) ETL
10 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
11 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.71%) Python
1 2 (5.71%) C
1 2 (5.71%) C#
1 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.71%) Perl
1 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) PMP
2 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
3 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) MCTS
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) MCSA
4 2 (5.71%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.86%) RHCSA
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) CCA
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) MCITP
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.86%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.71%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
1 2 (5.71%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 5 (14.29%) Lotus
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) BMC
3 3 (8.57%) Remedy
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) CommVault
4 2 (5.71%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Brocade
4 2 (5.71%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Opsware
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) NetScout
5 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
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