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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 145 128 112
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Contract jobs citing CMDB 11 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.82% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£463 £178 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1156 854 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.77% 27.48% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 440 301
Average daily rate £400 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 75 55
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.75 £17.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +1.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.89 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £55.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 8 £475 - 2
Lancashire - 1 £450 -
CMDB
England

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 14 (51.85%) HP
2 13 (48.15%) Opsware
3 11 (40.74%) Network Management
3 11 (40.74%) NetScout
4 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco
5 9 (33.33%) ITIL
5 9 (33.33%) Change Management
6 8 (29.63%) HP NNM
6 8 (29.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (29.63%) CCIE
6 8 (29.63%) CCNP
6 8 (29.63%) CCNA
6 8 (29.63%) Service Management
6 8 (29.63%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (22.22%) Citrix
7 6 (22.22%) BMC
7 6 (22.22%) ITSM
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) Remedy
8 5 (18.52%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (18.52%) SAN
8 5 (18.52%) UNIX
8 5 (18.52%) Perl
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
9 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 3 (11.11%) Jython
9 3 (11.11%) Banking
9 3 (11.11%) Fat Client

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (11.11%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) NAS
3 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Network Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Network Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) ITSM Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Network Management
2 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
3 9 (33.33%) ITIL
3 9 (33.33%) Change Management
4 8 (29.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (29.63%) Service Management
4 8 (29.63%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (22.22%) ITSM
6 3 (11.11%) Line Management
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
8 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.70%) Workflow
8 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Perl
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Jython
2 3 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (29.63%) CCIE
1 8 (29.63%) CCNP
1 8 (29.63%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) HP NNM
2 1 (3.70%) OVSD
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) HP
2 13 (48.15%) Opsware
3 11 (40.74%) NetScout
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco
5 6 (22.22%) Citrix
5 6 (22.22%) BMC
6 5 (18.52%) Remedy
7 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
7 3 (11.11%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) Sun
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle