The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 313 353 367
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +14
Contract jobs citing CMDB 101 55 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 0.64% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 34 26
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -15.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £258 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £26.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-40.49% -37.64%
CMDB
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8116 8601 9322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.57% 37.52% 39.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5679 5850 6358
Average daily rate £465 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 148 203
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £44.75 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

CMDB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CMDB Jobs Demand Trend in London

CMDB
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CMDB Daily Rate Trend in London

CMDB
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMDB across the London region over the 3 months to 8 July 2015.

CMDB Daily Rate Histogram in London

CMDB
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

CMDB Hourly Rate Trend in London

CMDB
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the London region over the 3 months to 8 July 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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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
City of London +18 41 £425 +44.06% 4
Paddington - 2 £500 -
Bromley - 2 £450 -
Croydon -13 1 £338 -15.62%
Hounslow - 1 - -
CMDB
England

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 79 (47.59%) ITIL
2 60 (36.14%) ITSM
3 54 (32.53%) Configuration Management
3 54 (32.53%) Service Management
4 51 (30.72%) Remedy
5 43 (25.90%) ServiceNow
6 42 (25.30%) Finance
7 41 (24.70%) Remedy ITSM
8 39 (23.49%) BMC
9 34 (20.48%) Microsoft
10 31 (18.67%) Windows
11 24 (14.46%) Project Management
12 23 (13.86%) Degree
13 21 (12.65%) Web Services
14 20 (12.05%) JavaScript
14 20 (12.05%) Banking
15 17 (10.24%) XML
15 17 (10.24%) SOAP
15 17 (10.24%) VMware
16 16 (9.64%) HTML
16 16 (9.64%) Data Modelling
16 16 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (8.43%) Linux
18 14 (8.43%) LDAP
18 14 (8.43%) CSS
19 13 (7.83%) HP
19 13 (7.83%) SQL
19 13 (7.83%) Business Analysis

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (5.42%) CMS
2 4 (2.41%) IIS
2 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (5.42%) MS Office
2 5 (3.01%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 41 (24.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) IaaS
2 2 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.43%) LDAP
2 11 (6.63%) VPN
2 11 (6.63%) SSL
3 6 (3.61%) SAN
4 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.01%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (2.41%) DNS
5 4 (2.41%) DHCP
6 3 (1.81%) WAN
6 3 (1.81%) LAN
6 3 (1.81%) Internet
7 2 (1.20%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.60%) VoIP
8 1 (0.60%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.83%) Pentaho
2 8 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.81%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.81%) MySQL
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) NewSQL
5 1 (0.60%) Big Data
5 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.42%) JIRA
2 7 (4.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (4.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.22%) FishEye
2 7 (4.22%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.20%) Lombardi
4 1 (0.60%) ERwin
4 1 (0.60%) MSI
General
1 42 (25.30%) Finance
2 20 (12.05%) Banking
3 6 (3.61%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.41%) Publishing
5 4 (2.41%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.41%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.20%) Local Government
8 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (23.49%) Analyst
2 36 (21.69%) Developer
3 26 (15.66%) ServiceNow Developer
4 21 (12.65%) Consultant
5 19 (11.45%) Business Analyst
6 14 (8.43%) Architect
7 12 (7.23%) Senior Consultant
7 12 (7.23%) ITSM Consultant
7 12 (7.23%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 11 (6.63%) Technical Developer
8 11 (6.63%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 11 (6.63%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.63%) Configuration Manager
8 11 (6.63%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (6.02%) Project Manager
9 10 (6.02%) Configuration Analyst
10 7 (4.22%) Software Configuration Manager
10 7 (4.22%) Software Manager
11 6 (3.61%) Change Analyst
12 5 (3.01%) Senior Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.65%) Web Services
2 17 (10.24%) XML
2 17 (10.24%) SOAP
3 16 (9.64%) HTML
4 14 (8.43%) CSS
5 11 (6.63%) Ajax
6 10 (6.02%) COM
7 5 (3.01%) REST
8 3 (1.81%) .NET
9 2 (1.20%) J2EE
9 2 (1.20%) XSLT
9 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.20%) Drools
10 1 (0.60%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.63%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.20%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.20%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.20%) NHS
6 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.67%) Windows
2 14 (8.43%) Linux
3 7 (4.22%) Solaris
3 7 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (4.22%) UNIX
4 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.60%) SUSE
8 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (47.59%) ITIL
2 60 (36.14%) ITSM
3 54 (32.53%) Configuration Management
3 54 (32.53%) Service Management
4 24 (14.46%) Project Management
5 16 (9.64%) Data Modelling
6 15 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (7.83%) Business Analysis
8 13 (7.83%) Change Management
9 12 (7.23%) IT Asset Management
10 11 (6.63%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (6.63%) Release Management
10 11 (6.63%) Customer Engagement
10 11 (6.63%) ITIL V2
11 10 (6.02%) Incident Management
11 10 (6.02%) Migration
12 9 (5.42%) Knowledge Management
12 9 (5.42%) PRINCE2
13 8 (4.82%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.05%) JavaScript
2 13 (7.83%) SQL
3 10 (6.02%) PowerShell
4 9 (5.42%) Perl
5 8 (4.82%) Java
5 8 (4.82%) Python
6 3 (1.81%) VBScript
6 3 (1.81%) VB
7 2 (1.20%) PHP
7 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.20%) C
8 1 (0.60%) C#
8 1 (0.60%) C++
8 1 (0.60%) VB6
8 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (13.86%) Degree
2 12 (7.23%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.01%) PMP
4 5 (3.01%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.01%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.41%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.60%) CCVP
6 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.60%) MCP
6 1 (0.60%) CCNP
6 1 (0.60%) CCA
6 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.61%) SLA
2 3 (1.81%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.02%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.20%) Xen
4 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.20%) XenApp
5 1 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.60%) vSphere
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (7.23%) HP UCMDB
2 9 (5.42%) SCCM
2 9 (5.42%) BladeLogic
3 4 (2.41%) SCOM
4 3 (1.81%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.81%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (1.20%) Nagios
5 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.20%) Zenoss
5 2 (1.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.60%) WMI
6 1 (0.60%) BMC Marimba
6 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.60%) Control-M
Vendors
1 51 (30.72%) Remedy
2 43 (25.90%) ServiceNow
3 39 (23.49%) BMC
4 34 (20.48%) Microsoft
5 17 (10.24%) VMware
6 13 (7.83%) HP
7 12 (7.23%) Oracle
8 7 (4.22%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.01%) WorldPay
9 5 (3.01%) 3PAR
9 5 (3.01%) Brocade
9 5 (3.01%) CommVault
10 4 (2.41%) CA
11 3 (1.81%) Citrix
11 3 (1.81%) Cisco
11 3 (1.81%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.81%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.20%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.20%) BT
12 2 (1.20%) IBM
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