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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 118 131 121
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing CMDB 30 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 0.067% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.96% 0.25% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 6
Median daily rate £230 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +3.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+203.44% +3.57%
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
1012 813 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.83% 27.08% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 401 361
Median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMDB across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

CMDB Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 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
Renfrewshire - 9 £224 - 3
Aberdeen - 7 - -
Edinburgh - 4 £450 -
Stirling - 4 £475 -
Glasgow +11 3 £150 -66.66%
CMDB
UK

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 22 (59.46%) Configuration Management
2 20 (54.05%) ITIL
3 18 (48.65%) Finance
4 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
5 12 (32.43%) Release Management
6 11 (29.73%) Time Management
7 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
7 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
7 10 (27.03%) ServiceNow
7 10 (27.03%) Project Management
7 10 (27.03%) LAN
7 10 (27.03%) WAN
7 10 (27.03%) HP
8 9 (24.32%) MPLS
8 9 (24.32%) OSPF
8 9 (24.32%) BGP
8 9 (24.32%) Cisco
8 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
8 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
8 9 (24.32%) CatOS
8 9 (24.32%) Network Design
8 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
8 9 (24.32%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (21.62%) QMS
9 8 (21.62%) Quality Management
9 8 (21.62%) MS Visio
10 7 (18.92%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (18.92%) Wireless
10 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
10 7 (18.92%) Multicast

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 5 (13.51%) CMS
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) LAN
1 10 (27.03%) WAN
2 9 (24.32%) BGP
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (24.32%) MPLS
2 9 (24.32%) OSPF
2 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.92%) Multicast
3 7 (18.92%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Fiddler
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Configuration Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Network Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Service Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Asset Management Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Service Management Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) ServiceNow Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Change Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) WAN Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
2 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) BYOD
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) CatOS
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Unix
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Configuration Management
2 20 (54.05%) ITIL
3 12 (32.43%) Release Management
4 11 (29.73%) Time Management
5 10 (27.03%) Project Management
5 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
6 9 (24.32%) Network Design
6 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
7 8 (21.62%) QMS
7 8 (21.62%) Quality Management
8 7 (18.92%) Software License Management
9 5 (13.51%) Service Management
9 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Change Management
11 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
11 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
11 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
11 3 (8.11%) Validation
12 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) C
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.41%) XenApp
2 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) TADDM
1 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
2 2 (5.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) HP
1 10 (27.03%) ServiceNow
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco
3 6 (16.22%) BT
3 6 (16.22%) Siemens
4 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) AppSense
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Symantec