The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 120 132 114
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing CMDB 2 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.092% 0.13% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.41% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 11
Median daily rate - £313 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £460 £330
% change year-on-year
-10.86% +39.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £15.77 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+137.79% -
CMDB
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
796 986 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.56% 30.81% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 483 417
Median daily rate £344 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.77% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £212 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% +3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.35 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £47.69 £38.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

CMDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing CMDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

CMDB Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CMDB
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CMDB Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CMDB
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CMDB Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

CMDB
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Edinburgh - 2 - -
CMDB
UK

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 18 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 14 (58.33%) ITIL
3 13 (54.17%) Data Centre
4 12 (50.00%) Time Management
5 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
5 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
6 10 (41.67%) Management Information System
7 9 (37.50%) Finance
7 9 (37.50%) Change Management
8 8 (33.33%) Service Management
9 7 (29.17%) Software License Management
9 7 (29.17%) HP
9 7 (29.17%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
10 6 (25.00%) MS Office
10 6 (25.00%) SLA
11 5 (20.83%) Project Management
11 5 (20.83%) Quality Management
11 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
11 5 (20.83%) Validation
11 5 (20.83%) Release Management
11 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
11 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
12 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
12 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
12 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
13 2 (8.33%) Unix
13 2 (8.33%) Linux
13 2 (8.33%) BC Cleared

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Configuration Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) Service Analyst
4 8 (33.33%) Asset Management Analyst
5 7 (29.17%) Service Management Analyst
6 6 (25.00%) Change Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) Change Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Change and Release Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL Change Manager
8 1 (4.17%) NetApp Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) Release Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Software Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) Unix Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Data Centre
2 10 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 14 (58.33%) ITIL
3 12 (50.00%) Time Management
4 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
5 9 (37.50%) Change Management
6 8 (33.33%) Service Management
7 7 (29.17%) Software License Management
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
8 5 (20.83%) Project Management
8 5 (20.83%) Quality Management
8 5 (20.83%) Release Management
8 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
8 5 (20.83%) Validation
9 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
10 2 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
11 1 (4.17%) Escalation Management
11 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) BC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
1 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) TADDM
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) AppSense
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) EMC
2 1 (4.17%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) Lotus
2 1 (4.17%) Lumension
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) NetApp
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.17%) Symantec
2 1 (4.17%) VMware