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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 125 115 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing CMDB 19 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.59% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 2.17% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 4
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£263 £468 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.85% +59.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £164 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £532 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +17.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £63.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £13.16 £100.75
% change year-on-year
+19.87% -86.94%
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
984 736 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.68% 26.92% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 426 323
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 59 64
Average hourly rate £20.35 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.02% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £10.61 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Manchester -12 3 £140 -17.76%
CMDB
England

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (56.52%) HP
2 12 (52.17%) Opsware
3 10 (43.48%) NetScout
3 10 (43.48%) Network Management
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 8 (34.78%) Change Management
6 7 (30.43%) Service Management
6 7 (30.43%) HP NNM
6 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
6 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 7 (30.43%) CCIE
6 7 (30.43%) CCNP
6 7 (30.43%) CCNA
6 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (17.39%) Line Management
7 4 (17.39%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) Site Server
8 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
8 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
8 3 (13.04%) SAN
8 3 (13.04%) Dell
9 2 (8.70%) BMC
9 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
9 2 (8.70%) Banking
9 2 (8.70%) Migration
10 1 (4.35%) Jython
10 1 (4.35%) Programme Management

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (17.39%) Site Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) SNMP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Network Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.04%) Network Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
1 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) AIX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Network Management
2 8 (34.78%) Change Management
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) Service Management
3 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (17.39%) Line Management
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) Logistics
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) PHP
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) CCIE
1 7 (30.43%) CCNP
1 7 (30.43%) CCNA
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) HP NNM
2 1 (4.35%) OpenView
2 1 (4.35%) OVSD
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) HP
2 12 (52.17%) Opsware
3 10 (43.48%) NetScout
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) Dell
7 2 (8.70%) BMC
8 1 (4.35%) Remedy
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.35%) Sun
8 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow