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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK / Scotland
Rank 92 117 122
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +5
Contract jobs citing CMDB 16 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.93% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.01% 1.08% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £258 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £44.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% +182.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
- +185.35%

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
531 742 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.84% 28.77% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 378 382
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 21
Median hourly rate £52.09 £40.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.21% +153.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £17.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £46.00 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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
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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Aberdeen 0 11 £390 -
Glasgow - 4 £125 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £415 -
CMDB
UK

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 21 (80.77%) Problem Management
2 20 (76.92%) ITIL
3 17 (65.38%) Finance
4 16 (61.54%) Release Management
4 16 (61.54%) Cisco
4 16 (61.54%) Configuration Management
5 15 (57.69%) Project Management
5 15 (57.69%) LAN
5 15 (57.69%) WAN
5 15 (57.69%) TCP/IP
6 14 (53.85%) MS Visio
6 14 (53.85%) QMS
7 12 (46.15%) MPLS
7 12 (46.15%) OSPF
7 12 (46.15%) BGP
7 12 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (46.15%) Network Design
7 12 (46.15%) CatOS
8 11 (42.31%) Multicast
8 11 (42.31%) Wireless
9 10 (38.46%) Quality Management
10 8 (30.77%) BMC
11 7 (26.92%) Siemens
11 7 (26.92%) C
11 7 (26.92%) Change Management
11 7 (26.92%) Service Management
11 7 (26.92%) ITSM
11 7 (26.92%) BT
12 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
12 6 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM

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:

Applications
1 14 (53.85%) MS Visio
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) LAN
1 15 (57.69%) TCP/IP
1 15 (57.69%) WAN
2 12 (46.15%) BGP
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
2 12 (46.15%) MPLS
2 12 (46.15%) OSPF
3 11 (42.31%) Multicast
3 11 (42.31%) Wireless
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 4 (15.38%) Network Security
4 4 (15.38%) VPN
5 3 (11.54%) NetScreen
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Network Support
3 3 (11.54%) Project Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) ITSM Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Project Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) CatOS
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Problem Management
2 20 (76.92%) ITIL
3 16 (61.54%) Configuration Management
3 16 (61.54%) Release Management
4 15 (57.69%) Project Management
5 14 (53.85%) QMS
6 12 (46.15%) Network Design
7 10 (38.46%) Quality Management
8 7 (26.92%) Change Management
8 7 (26.92%) ITSM
8 7 (26.92%) Service Management
9 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
9 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
10 5 (19.23%) Application Performance Management
11 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (15.38%) Migration
11 4 (15.38%) Workflow
12 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
12 3 (11.54%) Fault Management
12 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) CCSP
2 3 (11.54%) CISSP
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) BMC
3 7 (26.92%) BT
3 7 (26.92%) Siemens
4 6 (23.08%) HP
4 6 (23.08%) Remedy
5 3 (11.54%) Juniper
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.85%) F5