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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 116 119 100
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Contract jobs citing CMDB 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.081% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 0.37% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £393 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +16.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £13.16 £100.75
% change year-on-year
+19.87% -86.94%
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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
651 545 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.53% 22.09% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 266 254
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +18.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.39 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.20 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMDB across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

CMDB Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) HP
3 7 (41.18%) Perl
4 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (35.29%) Change Management
4 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
6 4 (23.53%) SCOM
6 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
6 4 (23.53%) MCITP
6 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
6 4 (23.53%) ArcSight
6 4 (23.53%) BMC
6 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
6 4 (23.53%) VBScript
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) UNIX
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) MCSE
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (23.53%) A+ Certification
6 4 (23.53%) SLA
6 4 (23.53%) IBM
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) LAN
7 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (17.65%) PHP

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
2 4 (23.53%) Deskside Support
3 3 (17.65%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
3 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Monitoring Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Incident Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
4 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
5 3 (17.65%) Release Management
5 3 (17.65%) Network Design
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Perl
2 4 (23.53%) VBScript
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) MCITP
2 4 (23.53%) MCSE
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) A+ Certification
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
1 4 (23.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) BMC
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 4 (23.53%) ArcSight
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Remedy
4 3 (17.65%) F5