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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 115 111 101
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing CMDB 6 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.045% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 0.20% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
- +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £11.21 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+40.74% -49.64%
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
658 498 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.55% 22.25% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 242 256
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +9.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £11.53 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £31.04 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 2015.

CMDB Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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
Edinburgh - 1 - -
CMDB
UK

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (55.56%) ITIL
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) HP
2 8 (44.44%) Perl
3 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
4 5 (27.78%) SCOM
4 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
4 5 (27.78%) MCITP
4 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
4 5 (27.78%) ArcSight
4 5 (27.78%) Change Management
4 5 (27.78%) BMC
4 5 (27.78%) Tivoli
4 5 (27.78%) VBScript
4 5 (27.78%) UNIX
4 5 (27.78%) MCSE
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (27.78%) A+ Certification
4 5 (27.78%) SLA
4 5 (27.78%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) F5
5 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (16.67%) Network Design
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 3 (16.67%) Remedy
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Deskside Support
2 5 (27.78%) Desktop Support
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 3 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Support
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Incident Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
3 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
3 5 (27.78%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Network Design
4 3 (16.67%) Release Management
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Perl
2 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 5 (27.78%) VBScript
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) MCITP
2 5 (27.78%) MCSE
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) A+ Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCOM
1 5 (27.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) HP
3 5 (27.78%) ArcSight
3 5 (27.78%) BMC
3 5 (27.78%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) Remedy
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle