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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 179 215 221
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +6
Contract jobs citing CMDB 18 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.15% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.40% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Average daily rate
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£351 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £275 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £485 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.96% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £13.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+19.01% -68.45%
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London

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
2041 2722 2992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.55% 37.52% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 2013 2196
Average daily rate £466 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 59 65
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 September 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 30 September 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 27 (71.05%) Configuration Management
2 25 (65.79%) ITIL
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
4 16 (42.11%) ServiceNow
5 13 (34.21%) MS Office
6 12 (31.58%) SharePoint
6 12 (31.58%) CMS
7 11 (28.95%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (26.32%) Asset Management
8 10 (26.32%) IBM Notes
8 10 (26.32%) Lotus
9 9 (23.68%) Service Management
9 9 (23.68%) Change Management
9 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
10 8 (21.05%) Banking
10 8 (21.05%) Windows
11 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
11 7 (18.42%) Remedy
11 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
11 7 (18.42%) Finance
12 6 (15.79%) ISO 9001
12 6 (15.79%) C
13 5 (13.16%) Project Management
13 5 (13.16%) ITSM
13 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
13 5 (13.16%) HP UCMDB
14 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
14 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 12 (31.58%) CMS
1 12 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 10 (26.32%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.63%) WorkSite
4 1 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 13 (34.21%) MS Office
3 11 (28.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) 3G
2 1 (2.63%) MPLS
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
2 1 (2.63%) VLAN
2 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.63%) PBX
2 1 (2.63%) PSTN
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 8 (21.05%) Banking
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Analyst
2 14 (36.84%) Configuration Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Auditor
5 2 (5.26%) Software Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Software Asset Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Service Management Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (2.63%) IT Support
6 1 (2.63%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) ADO.NET
2 2 (5.26%) HTML5
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Configuration Management
2 25 (65.79%) ITIL
3 10 (26.32%) Asset Management
4 9 (23.68%) Service Management
4 9 (23.68%) Change Management
5 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) ITSM
7 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
8 3 (7.89%) ITIL V2
9 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.26%) Change Control
9 2 (5.26%) Software Asset Management
9 2 (5.26%) Software Licensing
9 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.26%) Use Case
9 2 (5.26%) Release Management
9 2 (5.26%) Requirements Engineering
9 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) C
2 2 (5.26%) C#
2 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.26%) Perl
2 2 (5.26%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) MCP
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) MCSA
4 3 (7.89%) MCTS
5 2 (5.26%) MCSE
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.63%) MOS
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.63%) MCT
6 1 (2.63%) CCA
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) GPG13
3 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (7.89%) Tivoli
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) SCOM
3 2 (5.26%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (42.11%) ServiceNow
3 10 (26.32%) Lotus
4 7 (18.42%) Remedy
5 4 (10.53%) BMC
6 3 (7.89%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) VMware
8 1 (2.63%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco
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