The 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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 474 468 475
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing CMDB 114 90 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.60% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 44
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£375 £370 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -5.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £283 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.77 £14.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -50.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £10.57 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £16.58 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+26.16% -70.23%
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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16162 14993 16176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.97% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9953 9408 9544
Average daily rate £413 £418 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 679 606 799
Average hourly rate £18.54 £18.95 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -24.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +12 61 £400 +6.31% 6
South East -3 26 £363 +9.84% 3
East of England -21 9 £425 +71.71% 5
North West 0 7 £125 - 2
South West -36 4 £158 -62.94% 2
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
CMDB
UK

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 146 (48.03%) ITIL
2 134 (44.08%) Configuration Management
3 74 (24.34%) Asset Management
4 72 (23.68%) Service Management
5 70 (23.03%) Microsoft
6 66 (21.71%) ITSM
7 65 (21.38%) Security Cleared
8 57 (18.75%) Remedy
9 56 (18.42%) Service Delivery
10 54 (17.76%) SC Cleared
11 48 (15.79%) BMC
12 44 (14.47%) Windows
12 44 (14.47%) Web Services
13 42 (13.82%) MS Excel
13 42 (13.82%) Change Management
13 42 (13.82%) Remedy ITSM
14 38 (12.50%) ServiceNow
15 37 (12.17%) HP
15 37 (12.17%) SLA
16 36 (11.84%) Management Information System
17 35 (11.51%) Finance
17 35 (11.51%) ITIL V3
18 31 (10.20%) Project Management
18 31 (10.20%) MS Office
19 30 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (9.21%) Active Directory
20 28 (9.21%) Knowledge Management
21 27 (8.88%) Capacity Management
21 27 (8.88%) HP UCMDB
22 26 (8.55%) CMS

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 26 (8.55%) CMS
2 24 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.28%) IBM Notes
4 12 (3.95%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.30%) IIS
7 4 (1.32%) Apache
8 3 (0.99%) Confluence
9 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.66%) Site Server
9 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.33%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.33%) Lync
Applications
1 42 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 31 (10.20%) MS Office
3 16 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.30%) MS Project
5 6 (1.97%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (13.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.63%) Remedy AR System
2 8 (2.63%) assyst
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.99%) Maximo
3 3 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.66%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) PaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.96%) LDAP
2 8 (2.63%) Firewall
3 6 (1.97%) SAN
4 5 (1.64%) VPN
5 4 (1.32%) DNS
5 4 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.32%) SSL
6 3 (0.99%) Internet
6 3 (0.99%) VoIP
6 3 (0.99%) WAN
6 3 (0.99%) DHCP
7 2 (0.66%) FTP
7 2 (0.66%) HTTP
7 2 (0.66%) LAN
7 2 (0.66%) VLAN
8 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.33%) PABX
8 1 (0.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.30%) MS Access
3 6 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.97%) Star Schema
3 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.33%) MySQL
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.33%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.32%) MSI
3 3 (0.99%) JIRA
3 3 (0.99%) Artifactory
3 3 (0.99%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.66%) Log4Net
5 1 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 35 (11.51%) Finance
2 24 (7.89%) Banking
3 13 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.95%) Legal
5 7 (2.30%) Law
6 6 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.32%) Military
7 4 (1.32%) Marketing
8 3 (0.99%) Advertising
8 3 (0.99%) Electronics
9 2 (0.66%) Billing
9 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) Retail
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (33.22%) Analyst
2 32 (10.53%) Configuration Analyst
3 29 (9.54%) Consultant
4 24 (7.89%) Configuration Manager
5 17 (5.59%) Business Analyst
5 17 (5.59%) Developer
6 13 (4.28%) Data Analyst
6 13 (4.28%) Software Manager
6 13 (4.28%) Software Asset Manager
7 10 (3.29%) Remedy Consultant
7 10 (3.29%) Project Manager
8 9 (2.96%) Architect
9 8 (2.63%) Desktop Support
9 8 (2.63%) Support Analyst
10 7 (2.30%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.30%) Coordinator
11 6 (1.97%) Service Analyst
11 6 (1.97%) Change Manager
12 5 (1.64%) Service Manager
12 5 (1.64%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (14.47%) Web Services
2 15 (4.93%) HTML
3 13 (4.28%) .NET
4 7 (2.30%) XML
4 7 (2.30%) CSS
5 6 (1.97%) Middleware
5 6 (1.97%) ADO.NET
5 6 (1.97%) HTML5
6 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.99%) Ajax
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.99%) SOAP
8 2 (0.66%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.66%) JDBC
8 2 (0.66%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.33%) CGI
9 1 (0.33%) COM
9 1 (0.33%) J2EE
9 1 (0.33%) XML-RPC
9 1 (0.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.84%) Management Information System
2 30 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.29%) GIS
4 9 (2.96%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.97%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.97%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.99%) DTV
7 3 (0.99%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.99%) AS400
7 3 (0.99%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.99%) iPad
8 2 (0.66%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.66%) User Experience
8 2 (0.66%) IVR
9 1 (0.33%) PKI
9 1 (0.33%) CCTV
9 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.47%) Windows
2 19 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 16 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (5.26%) UNIX
4 10 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.63%) Linux
6 7 (2.30%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.64%) Solaris
9 2 (0.66%) MVS
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.33%) AIX
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (48.03%) ITIL
2 134 (44.08%) Configuration Management
3 74 (24.34%) Asset Management
4 72 (23.68%) Service Management
5 66 (21.71%) ITSM
6 56 (18.42%) Service Delivery
7 42 (13.82%) Change Management
8 35 (11.51%) ITIL V3
9 31 (10.20%) Project Management
10 28 (9.21%) Knowledge Management
11 27 (8.88%) Capacity Management
12 24 (7.89%) Incident Management
13 23 (7.57%) Operations Management
13 23 (7.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (7.57%) Data Modelling
14 22 (7.24%) PRINCE2
15 21 (6.91%) Portfolio Management
15 21 (6.91%) Software Licensing
16 19 (6.25%) Software Asset Management
17 15 (4.93%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 17 (5.59%) C
3 16 (5.26%) SQL
4 10 (3.29%) PowerShell
5 9 (2.96%) C#
6 7 (2.30%) Perl
6 7 (2.30%) Java
7 6 (1.97%) Python
8 3 (0.99%) VB
9 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 65 (21.38%) Security Cleared
2 54 (17.76%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.61%) Degree
3 14 (4.61%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (3.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (2.30%) MCSE
8 6 (1.97%) ISEB
8 6 (1.97%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.64%) MCITP
9 5 (1.64%) MCP
9 5 (1.64%) CISSP
9 5 (1.64%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.64%) CISM
10 4 (1.32%) MCSA
10 4 (1.32%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.99%) MCTS
11 3 (0.99%) CRISC
11 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.17%) SLA
2 6 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.97%) GPG13
3 5 (1.64%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.66%) QA
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 7 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.64%) XenApp
5 4 (1.32%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.33%) vSphere
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (8.88%) HP UCMDB
2 17 (5.59%) SCCM
3 12 (3.95%) SCOM
4 6 (1.97%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.64%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.66%) OpenView
7 2 (0.66%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.33%) Control-M
8 1 (0.33%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.33%) WSUS
8 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 70 (23.03%) Microsoft
2 57 (18.75%) Remedy
3 48 (15.79%) BMC
4 38 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 37 (12.17%) HP
6 22 (7.24%) SolarWinds
7 17 (5.59%) SAP
8 15 (4.93%) Citrix
9 13 (4.28%) Lotus
10 10 (3.29%) VMware
10 10 (3.29%) Oracle
11 7 (2.30%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.97%) Cognos
12 6 (1.97%) Informatica
12 6 (1.97%) Netezza
13 5 (1.64%) Cisco
14 4 (1.32%) CA
15 3 (0.99%) Dell
15 3 (0.99%) EMC
15 3 (0.99%) ComArch
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