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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 160 146 132
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs citing CMDB 4 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.099% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.92% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
Median daily rate £550 £463 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +160.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £331 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £508 £317
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+203.44% +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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1293 1201 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.04% 30.90% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 649 463
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £272 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 76 80
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

CMDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing CMDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 2 £650 - 2
Cheshire -18 1 £450 -5.26%
Merseyside - 1 - -
CMDB
England

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CMDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow Management
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) SaaS
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience
5 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) POP3
2 1 (12.50%) SMTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Service Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) BYOD
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow Management
5 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) TADDM
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) VMware