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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 114 104 109
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing CMDB 15 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.00% 0.80% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
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£350 £413 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -70.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+26.16% -70.23%
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
749 624 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.93% 25.69% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 323 251
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 50
Average hourly rate £14.39 £13.22 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.81% -41.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.25 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.13 £22.50 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

CMDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMDB across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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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
Edinburgh - 2 - - 2
Aberdeen - - - -
CMDB
UK

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (50.00%) Perl
2 15 (46.88%) Tivoli
3 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (43.75%) Change Management
4 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
5 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 12 (37.50%) HP
6 11 (34.38%) IBM
6 11 (34.38%) VBScript
6 11 (34.38%) UNIX
6 11 (34.38%) BMC
6 11 (34.38%) SCOM
6 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
6 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
6 11 (34.38%) ArcSight
7 9 (28.13%) ITIL
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (18.75%) Degree
10 5 (15.63%) GIAC
10 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (15.63%) Firewall
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (15.63%) Java
10 5 (15.63%) MCSA
10 5 (15.63%) CCNA
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco
10 5 (15.63%) Windows
10 5 (15.63%) Linux
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle
10 5 (15.63%) PHP

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (3.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) MPLS
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Configuration Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Deskside Support
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Change Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Operations Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Change Management
2 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 9 (28.13%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) Cyber Security
4 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.50%) Service Management
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL V2
7 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.13%) Release Management
7 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Perl
2 11 (34.38%) VBScript
2 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.63%) PHP
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (18.75%) Degree
5 5 (15.63%) GIAC
5 5 (15.63%) MCSA
5 5 (15.63%) CCNA
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (12.50%) CISSP
7 2 (6.25%) MCSE
7 2 (6.25%) MCITP
7 2 (6.25%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) Tivoli
2 11 (34.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) HP
3 11 (34.38%) BMC
3 11 (34.38%) IBM
3 11 (34.38%) ArcSight
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) Splunk
6 1 (3.13%) BT