The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 127 135 133
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing CMDB 10 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.10% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 0.47% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
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£100 £290 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.51% -25.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £43.55 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-63.78% +3.69%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
800 645 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.05% 22.16% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 315 331
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 40 72
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -8.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.62 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

CMDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CMDB Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CMDB
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CMDB Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CMDB
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMDB across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

CMDB Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

CMDB
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CMDB Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CMDB
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Cheshire +3 8 £100 -65.51%
Manchester -5 2 £170 - 1
CMDB
England

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Service Management
3 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
4 5 (29.41%) HP
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) SLA
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Validation
6 3 (17.65%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) MS Project
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) MS Access
6 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (11.76%) ISEB
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) Remedy
7 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (5.88%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (17.65%) MS Project
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MS Access
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) MI Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Transition Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Writer
3 1 (5.88%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Life Science
1 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.88%) PMI
1 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Tru64
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Service Management
3 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Validation
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) ITSM
7 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (11.76%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Dell