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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 332 336 340
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing CMDB 74 67 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 0.77% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 54 18
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£475 £350 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -19.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £545 £894
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
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
7843 8723 8354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.02% 37.36% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5368 6134 5780
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 150 166
Average hourly rate £17.87 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £14.04 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £41.00 £54.00
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 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 28 April 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 28 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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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 +16 21 £475 +63.79% 7
Croydon - 1 £338 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
CMDB
England

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 75 (54.74%) ITIL
2 63 (45.99%) ITSM
3 51 (37.23%) Configuration Management
4 48 (35.04%) Service Management
5 44 (32.12%) Microsoft
6 39 (28.47%) ServiceNow
7 31 (22.63%) Remedy
8 26 (18.98%) Degree
9 25 (18.25%) BMC
10 24 (17.52%) Web Services
10 24 (17.52%) Remedy ITSM
11 23 (16.79%) Finance
11 23 (16.79%) XML
11 23 (16.79%) HTML
12 22 (16.06%) Project Management
13 21 (15.33%) JavaScript
13 21 (15.33%) CSS
14 20 (14.60%) LDAP
14 20 (14.60%) IT Asset Management
15 19 (13.87%) HP UCMDB
16 18 (13.14%) Data Modelling
16 18 (13.14%) VPN
16 18 (13.14%) SSL
16 18 (13.14%) SOAP
16 18 (13.14%) Windows
16 18 (13.14%) Technical Architecture
16 18 (13.14%) Ajax
16 18 (13.14%) Customer Engagement
16 18 (13.14%) ITIL V2
17 17 (12.41%) VMware

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 13 (9.49%) CMS
2 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.92%) IIS
3 4 (2.92%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.73%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Office
2 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (17.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) IaaS
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.60%) LDAP
2 18 (13.14%) VPN
2 18 (13.14%) SSL
3 3 (2.19%) SAN
3 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.19%) DNS
3 3 (2.19%) WAN
3 3 (2.19%) LAN
4 2 (1.46%) DHCP
4 2 (1.46%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.73%) Intranet
5 1 (0.73%) Internet
5 1 (0.73%) SNMP
5 1 (0.73%) VoIP
5 1 (0.73%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.76%) Pentaho
2 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.46%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.46%) MySQL
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.73%) Big Data
5 1 (0.73%) NewSQL
5 1 (0.73%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Lombardi
2 1 (0.73%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.73%) ERwin
2 1 (0.73%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.73%) MSI
General
1 23 (16.79%) Finance
2 12 (8.76%) Banking
3 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Retail
5 1 (0.73%) Publishing
5 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (29.20%) Developer
2 34 (24.82%) Analyst
3 28 (20.44%) ServiceNow Developer
4 24 (17.52%) Consultant
5 19 (13.87%) Senior Consultant
5 19 (13.87%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 18 (13.14%) Senior Developer
6 18 (13.14%) Technical Consultant
6 18 (13.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 18 (13.14%) ITSM Consultant
6 18 (13.14%) Technical Developer
7 16 (11.68%) Business Analyst
8 10 (7.30%) Configuration Manager
9 7 (5.11%) Configuration Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Architect
10 6 (4.38%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.38%) Desktop Support
11 5 (3.65%) Remedy Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Software Manager
11 5 (3.65%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.52%) Web Services
2 23 (16.79%) XML
2 23 (16.79%) HTML
3 21 (15.33%) CSS
4 18 (13.14%) SOAP
4 18 (13.14%) Ajax
5 17 (12.41%) COM
6 3 (2.19%) .NET
7 2 (1.46%) J2EE
7 2 (1.46%) XSLT
7 2 (1.46%) Drools
7 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.73%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.41%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.73%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.73%) Clustering
5 1 (0.73%) Tandem
5 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.14%) Windows
2 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.92%) Linux
5 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.46%) UNIX
6 2 (1.46%) Solaris
7 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.73%) SUSE
7 1 (0.73%) Android
7 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (54.74%) ITIL
2 63 (45.99%) ITSM
3 51 (37.23%) Configuration Management
4 48 (35.04%) Service Management
5 22 (16.06%) Project Management
6 20 (14.60%) IT Asset Management
7 18 (13.14%) Data Modelling
7 18 (13.14%) Technical Architecture
7 18 (13.14%) Customer Engagement
7 18 (13.14%) ITIL V2
8 16 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (7.30%) Business Analysis
9 10 (7.30%) Asset Management
9 10 (7.30%) Service Delivery
10 9 (6.57%) Incident Management
11 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (5.84%) Network Management
12 7 (5.11%) Release Management
12 7 (5.11%) PRINCE2
12 7 (5.11%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (6.57%) SQL
3 6 (4.38%) Java
4 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.19%) VBScript
4 3 (2.19%) VB
4 3 (2.19%) Perl
5 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.73%) VB6
6 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.73%) Python
6 1 (0.73%) PHP
6 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.73%) C
6 1 (0.73%) C#
6 1 (0.73%) C++
6 1 (0.73%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (18.98%) Degree
2 13 (9.49%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.76%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.38%) PMP
5 6 (4.38%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.65%) MCSE
7 4 (2.92%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.92%) MCITP
8 2 (1.46%) MCSA
8 2 (1.46%) MCP
8 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.73%) RHCE
9 1 (0.73%) CCNP
9 1 (0.73%) CCNA
9 1 (0.73%) ISEB
9 1 (0.73%) CCA
9 1 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.46%) QA
3 2 (1.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.46%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.46%) Xen
3 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.46%) XenApp
4 1 (0.73%) vSphere
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (13.87%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (4.38%) SCCM
3 2 (1.46%) SCOM
3 2 (1.46%) Zenoss
3 2 (1.46%) Puppet
3 2 (1.46%) Nagios
3 2 (1.46%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.73%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (0.73%) WMI
Vendors
1 44 (32.12%) Microsoft
2 39 (28.47%) ServiceNow
3 31 (22.63%) Remedy
4 25 (18.25%) BMC
5 17 (12.41%) VMware
6 11 (8.03%) HP
7 9 (6.57%) Oracle
8 6 (4.38%) WorldPay
9 5 (3.65%) CA
10 4 (2.92%) Lotus
11 3 (2.19%) Citrix
11 3 (2.19%) Cisco
12 2 (1.46%) IBM
12 2 (1.46%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.46%) Avaya
12 2 (1.46%) CommVault
12 2 (1.46%) ILOG
12 2 (1.46%) Brocade
12 2 (1.46%) NetScout
12 2 (1.46%) Opsware
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