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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 388 415 463
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +48
Contract jobs citing CMDB 205 88 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 0.78% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 33 68
Average daily rate £375 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £458 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £22.25
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13400 11240 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.08% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8401 6937 8355
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 572 723
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
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 18 April 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
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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +4 73 £375 -13.79% 12
South East +18 48 £378 +9.81% 6
South West +12 38 £350 -12.50% 2
North West -12 15 £468 +28.96%
East of England -16 13 £400 +0.62% 2
West Midlands -16 8 £233 -35.86%
East Midlands -3 6 £131 -59.61%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - - - -
CMDB
UK

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 173 (57.28%) ITIL
2 135 (44.70%) Configuration Management
3 81 (26.82%) Service Management
4 78 (25.83%) ServiceNow
5 73 (24.17%) ITSM
6 54 (17.88%) Microsoft
6 54 (17.88%) Asset Management
7 51 (16.89%) Security Cleared
8 48 (15.89%) Web Services
9 45 (14.90%) MS Office
10 44 (14.57%) Windows
10 44 (14.57%) BMC
10 44 (14.57%) CMS
11 43 (14.24%) Remedy
12 40 (13.25%) Finance
13 39 (12.91%) Change Management
14 36 (11.92%) Service Delivery
15 34 (11.26%) CSS
16 33 (10.93%) MS Excel
16 33 (10.93%) HP
17 31 (10.26%) HTML
17 31 (10.26%) JavaScript
18 30 (9.93%) XML
18 30 (9.93%) User Acceptance Testing
19 29 (9.60%) SC Cleared
20 28 (9.27%) Remedy ITSM
21 27 (8.94%) ITIL V3
22 26 (8.61%) Workflow
22 26 (8.61%) SharePoint
22 26 (8.61%) Incident Management

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 44 (14.57%) CMS
2 26 (8.61%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.30%) IBM Notes
4 7 (2.32%) IIS
5 6 (1.99%) Apache
5 6 (1.99%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.66%) Node.js
7 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.33%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 45 (14.90%) MS Office
2 33 (10.93%) MS Excel
3 20 (6.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.98%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.32%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.99%) MS Project
7 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 28 (9.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (2.32%) Remedy AR System
3 6 (1.99%) assyst
4 5 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.99%) Maximo
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.33%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.33%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.64%) SaaS
2 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.62%) LDAP
2 13 (4.30%) SSL
3 12 (3.97%) VPN
4 9 (2.98%) Firewall
5 8 (2.65%) LAN
5 8 (2.65%) HTTP
6 6 (1.99%) WAN
6 6 (1.99%) SAN
7 5 (1.66%) FTP
8 3 (0.99%) Internet
8 3 (0.99%) DNS
9 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.66%) SNMP
9 2 (0.66%) VoIP
9 2 (0.66%) Network Security
10 1 (0.33%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.33%) NAS
10 1 (0.33%) Nortel Meridian
10 1 (0.33%) DWDM
10 1 (0.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.98%) MySQL
3 5 (1.66%) MS Access
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.33%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (2.65%) MSI
1 8 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.33%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) Toad
2 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.33%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.33%) Log4Net
General
1 40 (13.25%) Finance
2 22 (7.28%) Banking
3 14 (4.64%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.66%) Games
5 4 (1.32%) Legal
6 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.99%) Billing
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Retail
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.33%) French Language
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (25.50%) Analyst
2 33 (10.93%) Configuration Manager
3 30 (9.93%) Developer
4 29 (9.60%) Configuration Analyst
5 27 (8.94%) Consultant
6 25 (8.28%) ServiceNow Developer
7 12 (3.97%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 11 (3.64%) Service Manager
8 11 (3.64%) Administrator
8 11 (3.64%) Project Manager
9 10 (3.31%) Business Analyst
9 10 (3.31%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (3.31%) Architect
9 10 (3.31%) ITSM Consultant
10 9 (2.98%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
10 9 (2.98%) Senior Technical Consultant
11 8 (2.65%) Services Delivery Manager
11 8 (2.65%) Data Analyst
11 8 (2.65%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (15.89%) Web Services
2 34 (11.26%) CSS
3 31 (10.26%) HTML
4 30 (9.93%) XML
5 17 (5.63%) Ajax
6 15 (4.97%) SOAP
7 9 (2.98%) COM
8 7 (2.32%) .NET
9 5 (1.66%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (1.66%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (1.66%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (1.66%) Middleware
10 4 (1.32%) jQuery
11 3 (0.99%) Application Packaging
12 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
13 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (0.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.33%) SAP BC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.95%) Management Information System
2 9 (2.98%) Mainframe
3 5 (1.66%) Fat Client
3 5 (1.66%) Thin Client
3 5 (1.66%) GIS
4 4 (1.32%) Statistics
5 3 (0.99%) Mathematics
5 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.99%) Online Games
5 3 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (0.99%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.66%) Clustering
6 2 (0.66%) NHS
6 2 (0.66%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.66%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (0.66%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.33%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (0.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.57%) Windows
2 25 (8.28%) Windows 7
3 15 (4.97%) Windows XP
4 14 (4.64%) Linux
5 11 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.31%) UNIX
6 10 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.32%) AIX
9 3 (0.99%) Solaris
10 2 (0.66%) HPUX
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.33%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (57.28%) ITIL
2 135 (44.70%) Configuration Management
3 81 (26.82%) Service Management
4 73 (24.17%) ITSM
5 54 (17.88%) Asset Management
6 39 (12.91%) Change Management
7 36 (11.92%) Service Delivery
8 30 (9.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 27 (8.94%) ITIL V3
10 26 (8.61%) Workflow
10 26 (8.61%) Incident Management
11 25 (8.28%) Project Management
12 22 (7.28%) Migration
13 21 (6.95%) PRINCE2
14 18 (5.96%) ITIL V2
15 17 (5.63%) Knowledge Management
16 16 (5.30%) Data Analysis
16 16 (5.30%) Problem Management
17 14 (4.64%) Operations Management
17 14 (4.64%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.26%) JavaScript
2 19 (6.29%) Java
3 15 (4.97%) SQL
4 10 (3.31%) C++
5 5 (1.66%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.66%) Perl
6 4 (1.32%) C
7 2 (0.66%) C#
7 2 (0.66%) VB
7 2 (0.66%) Python
8 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (16.89%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.60%) SC Cleared
3 25 (8.28%) ITIL Certification
4 23 (7.62%) Degree
5 18 (5.96%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.66%) CISSP
7 5 (1.66%) MCP
7 5 (1.66%) CISM
8 4 (1.32%) CCNA
8 4 (1.32%) ISEB
8 4 (1.32%) CRISC
9 2 (0.66%) MCSE
9 2 (0.66%) MCSA
9 2 (0.66%) RHCE
9 2 (0.66%) MCTS
9 2 (0.66%) RHCT
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.29%) SLA
2 10 (3.31%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.99%) QA
3 6 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 10 (3.31%) XenApp
4 9 (2.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (1.66%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.99%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.33%) SRDF
8 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (3.97%) HP UCMDB
2 11 (3.64%) SCCM
3 4 (1.32%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.99%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.66%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.33%) Puppet
6 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.33%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 78 (25.83%) ServiceNow
2 54 (17.88%) Microsoft
3 44 (14.57%) BMC
4 43 (14.24%) Remedy
5 33 (10.93%) HP
6 16 (5.30%) Lotus
7 15 (4.97%) Citrix
8 13 (4.30%) SolarWinds
9 12 (3.97%) CA
9 12 (3.97%) SAP
9 12 (3.97%) Oracle
10 7 (2.32%) LANDesk
11 6 (1.99%) VMware
11 6 (1.99%) IBM
12 5 (1.66%) F5
12 5 (1.66%) ComArch
12 5 (1.66%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.32%) Cisco
13 4 (1.32%) Altiris
14 3 (0.99%) NetApp
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