The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 53 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing CMDB 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.24% 0.53% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.67% 1.79% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£475 £413 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £399
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
CMDB
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
218 224 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.90% 29.83% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 111 70
Average daily rate £375 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £37.40 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

CMDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CMDB Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

CMDB
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CMDB Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

CMDB
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CMDB Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

CMDB
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hemel Hempstead +6 4 - -
Watford - 1 £400 -
CMDB
East of England

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (81.82%) Service Management
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
4 6 (54.55%) MS Office
5 5 (45.45%) Statistics
5 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) IBM Notes
6 4 (36.36%) MS Access
6 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
6 4 (36.36%) LAN
6 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 4 (36.36%) Lotus
6 4 (36.36%) Change Management
7 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (27.27%) QA
7 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
8 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (18.18%) ZABBIX
8 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (18.18%) Open Source
8 2 (18.18%) SaaS
8 2 (18.18%) Puppet
8 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (36.36%) IBM Notes
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
1 2 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Release Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Change and Release Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Statistics
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Service Management
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (9.09%) People Management
7 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) ITSM
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) ZABBIX
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Lotus
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec