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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 120 108 119
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing CMDB 2 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.070% 0.58% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 2.09% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 2
Average daily rate
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- £425 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £356
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-45.28% -3.63%
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
761 718 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.53% 27.78% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 397 356
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 24
Average hourly rate £27.44 £25.00 £15.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.76% +65.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £12.85 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 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
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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
Glasgow -2 1 - -
CMDB
UK

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Remedy
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Network Design
3 3 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Support
1 3 (33.33%) Deskside Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) F5
1 3 (33.33%) Remedy
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) HP