The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 419 443 450
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +7
Contract jobs citing CMDB 158 101 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 0.81% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 43 45
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £241 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Average hourly rate £26.50 £43.55 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.15% +129.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.55 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £44.79 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £42.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-37.64% +93.18%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12737 12464 13337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.81% 26.75% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7787 7696 7816
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 544 718
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
CMDB
UK

CMDB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CMDB Jobs Demand Trend in England

CMDB
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CMDB Daily Rate Trend in England

CMDB
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMDB across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

CMDB Daily Rate Histogram in England

CMDB
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CMDB Hourly Rate Trend in England

CMDB
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMDB across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

CMDB Hourly Rate Histogram in England

CMDB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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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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
London +38 66 £400 -10.11% 7
South East +7 42 £388 +24.49% 6
North West +8 14 £100 -58.07% 2
South West -15 13 £425 - 1
East of England -9 12 £265 +7.07% 2
East Midlands +2 3 £113 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
CMDB
UK

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 183 (51.12%) ITIL
2 153 (42.74%) Configuration Management
3 89 (24.86%) ITSM
4 85 (23.74%) Service Management
5 84 (23.46%) Asset Management
6 77 (21.51%) ServiceNow
7 74 (20.67%) Security Cleared
8 72 (20.11%) Microsoft
9 61 (17.04%) Service Delivery
10 56 (15.64%) Web Services
11 55 (15.36%) BMC
11 55 (15.36%) SC Cleared
12 54 (15.08%) Remedy
13 51 (14.25%) MS Excel
14 47 (13.13%) HP
15 46 (12.85%) Change Management
16 45 (12.57%) CMS
16 45 (12.57%) MS Office
17 42 (11.73%) Windows
18 39 (10.89%) Finance
19 37 (10.34%) Remedy ITSM
20 35 (9.78%) User Acceptance Testing
21 33 (9.22%) Banking
21 33 (9.22%) HTML
22 32 (8.94%) PRINCE2
22 32 (8.94%) SharePoint
23 31 (8.66%) HP UCMDB
24 30 (8.38%) ITIL V3
24 30 (8.38%) JavaScript
24 30 (8.38%) Project Management

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 45 (12.57%) CMS
2 32 (8.94%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.47%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.12%) IIS
5 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.84%) Confluence
6 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.28%) Lync
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 51 (14.25%) MS Excel
2 45 (12.57%) MS Office
3 26 (7.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.23%) MS Project
5 7 (1.96%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (10.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.96%) Remedy AR System
4 6 (1.68%) assyst
5 3 (0.84%) Maximo
6 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.79%) SaaS
3 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.19%) LDAP
2 12 (3.35%) Firewall
3 11 (3.07%) VPN
3 11 (3.07%) SSL
4 7 (1.96%) SAN
5 4 (1.12%) LAN
6 3 (0.84%) DHCP
6 3 (0.84%) WAN
6 3 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.84%) DNS
7 2 (0.56%) VoIP
8 1 (0.28%) PBX
8 1 (0.28%) PSTN
8 1 (0.28%) MPLS
8 1 (0.28%) Internet
8 1 (0.28%) DSL
8 1 (0.28%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.28%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.28%) PABX
8 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.23%) MySQL
1 8 (2.23%) MS Access
2 7 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.68%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.68%) Star Schema
4 4 (1.12%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.28%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.96%) MSI
3 3 (0.84%) Artifactory
3 3 (0.84%) JIRA
3 3 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.56%) Log4Net
5 1 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 39 (10.89%) Finance
2 33 (9.22%) Banking
3 12 (3.35%) Legal
4 11 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.68%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.12%) Billing
7 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.84%) Advertising
7 3 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.84%) Marketing
8 2 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 110 (30.73%) Analyst
2 40 (11.17%) Configuration Analyst
3 37 (10.34%) Consultant
4 33 (9.22%) Developer
4 33 (9.22%) Configuration Manager
5 21 (5.87%) ServiceNow Developer
6 16 (4.47%) Data Analyst
7 15 (4.19%) Business Analyst
8 14 (3.91%) Software Manager
8 14 (3.91%) Software Asset Manager
9 13 (3.63%) Project Manager
10 10 (2.79%) Service Manager
10 10 (2.79%) Change Manager
11 9 (2.51%) Administrator
11 9 (2.51%) Architect
11 9 (2.51%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 9 (2.51%) ITSM Consultant
12 8 (2.23%) Technical Consultant
13 7 (1.96%) Support Analyst
13 7 (1.96%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (15.64%) Web Services
2 33 (9.22%) HTML
3 28 (7.82%) CSS
4 24 (6.70%) XML
5 16 (4.47%) .NET
6 11 (3.07%) SOAP
6 11 (3.07%) Ajax
7 8 (2.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (2.23%) Middleware
8 6 (1.68%) COM
9 5 (1.40%) ADO.NET
9 5 (1.40%) HTML5
10 4 (1.12%) jQuery
10 4 (1.12%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.56%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.56%) MSMQ
11 2 (0.56%) JDBC
12 1 (0.28%) XSL
12 1 (0.28%) J2EE
12 1 (0.28%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.26%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.07%) Mainframe
3 10 (2.79%) GIS
4 6 (1.68%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.40%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.84%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.84%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.84%) Data Extraction
6 3 (0.84%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.56%) AS400
7 2 (0.56%) PMI
8 1 (0.28%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.28%) DTV
8 1 (0.28%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.28%) Open Source
8 1 (0.28%) iPad
8 1 (0.28%) HP StorageWorks
8 1 (0.28%) CCTV
8 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.73%) Windows
2 22 (6.15%) Windows 7
3 20 (5.59%) UNIX
4 14 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.35%) Linux
5 12 (3.35%) Windows XP
6 9 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.23%) Solaris
8 6 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.40%) AIX
10 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.56%) HPUX
12 1 (0.28%) MVS
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.28%) SUSE
12 1 (0.28%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (51.12%) ITIL
2 153 (42.74%) Configuration Management
3 89 (24.86%) ITSM
4 85 (23.74%) Service Management
5 84 (23.46%) Asset Management
6 61 (17.04%) Service Delivery
7 46 (12.85%) Change Management
8 35 (9.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 32 (8.94%) PRINCE2
10 30 (8.38%) ITIL V3
10 30 (8.38%) Project Management
11 29 (8.10%) Knowledge Management
12 26 (7.26%) Workflow
13 25 (6.98%) Capacity Management
14 24 (6.70%) Incident Management
15 23 (6.42%) Operations Management
16 21 (5.87%) Portfolio Management
17 20 (5.59%) Data Modelling
18 16 (4.47%) UML
19 15 (4.19%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.38%) JavaScript
2 20 (5.59%) SQL
3 14 (3.91%) Java
4 10 (2.79%) C++
5 9 (2.51%) C
6 8 (2.23%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.23%) C#
6 8 (2.23%) Perl
7 5 (1.40%) Python
8 3 (0.84%) VB
9 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (20.67%) Security Cleared
2 55 (15.36%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (3.63%) DV Cleared
4 13 (3.63%) Degree
5 12 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.96%) CISSP
6 7 (1.96%) CISM
7 6 (1.68%) ISEB
7 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.40%) CRISC
9 4 (1.12%) MCP
10 3 (0.84%) MCSA
10 3 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.56%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.56%) MCTS
11 2 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.56%) CCSA
11 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.82%) SLA
2 12 (3.35%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.68%) QA
5 5 (1.40%) GPG13
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (5.87%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 9 (2.51%) XenApp
4 7 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.84%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.28%) NFS
6 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.28%) SRDF
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (8.66%) HP UCMDB
2 17 (4.75%) SCCM
3 11 (3.07%) SCOM
4 6 (1.68%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.40%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.84%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.56%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.28%) Netcool
8 1 (0.28%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.28%) Control-M
8 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.28%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 77 (21.51%) ServiceNow
2 72 (20.11%) Microsoft
3 55 (15.36%) BMC
4 54 (15.08%) Remedy
5 47 (13.13%) HP
6 22 (6.15%) SolarWinds
7 17 (4.75%) SAP
8 16 (4.47%) Lotus
9 14 (3.91%) Citrix
10 12 (3.35%) CA
10 12 (3.35%) Oracle
11 8 (2.23%) ComArch
11 8 (2.23%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.68%) Netezza
12 6 (1.68%) IBM
12 6 (1.68%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.68%) Informatica
12 6 (1.68%) Cognos
13 5 (1.40%) VMware
14 4 (1.12%) LANDesk
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