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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 178 191 189
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing CMDB 13 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.33% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.83% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 2
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£463 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.48% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £395 £369
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +16.66%
CMDB
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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
1931 2408 2208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.23% 39.23% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1766 1669
Average daily rate £450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 45 48
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.44 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 19 (63.33%) Configuration Management
2 18 (60.00%) ITIL
3 15 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (33.33%) Finance
5 9 (30.00%) ITSM
5 9 (30.00%) Service Management
6 7 (23.33%) Project Management
6 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (23.33%) Data Modelling
6 7 (23.33%) Degree
6 7 (23.33%) Network Management
7 6 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
7 6 (20.00%) Release Management
7 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (20.00%) IaaS
7 6 (20.00%) ServiceNow
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.00%) PMP
7 6 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle
8 5 (16.67%) MS Office
8 5 (16.67%) ETL
8 5 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
8 5 (16.67%) Pentaho
9 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (13.33%) Banking
9 4 (13.33%) Asset Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (13.33%) IBM Notes
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (13.33%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
3 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
1 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Pentaho
2 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Configuration Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) ETL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Storage Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Backup Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Data Modeller
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Author
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Configuration Management
2 18 (60.00%) ITIL
3 9 (30.00%) Service Management
3 9 (30.00%) ITSM
4 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) Data Modelling
4 7 (23.33%) Network Management
5 6 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 6 (20.00%) Release Management
5 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (16.67%) ETL
6 5 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
7 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
8 3 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) PMP
2 6 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) MCTS
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) Lotus
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Brocade
4 2 (6.67%) CommVault
4 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.33%) NetScout
5 1 (3.33%) Opsware
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) BMC
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Google
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