The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 210 210 212
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing CMDB 48 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 0.78% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £588 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £250
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £8.79 £22.41 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.77% -87.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £22.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-54.54% -33.83%
CMDB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2857 2307 1971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.05% 27.03% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1585 1229 902
Average daily rate £375 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 133 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

CMDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMDB across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CMDB Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CMDB
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMDB across the South East region.

CMDB Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CMDB
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMDB across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CMDB Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CMDB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMDB across the South East region.

CMDB Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CMDB
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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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
Berkshire +5 12 £413 -29.78%
Hampshire -17 10 £400 -20.19% 1
Buckinghamshire - 9 £338 -
Surrey 0 8 £469 +43.12% 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
CMDB
England

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 36 (48.65%) ITIL
2 30 (40.54%) Configuration Management
3 23 (31.08%) Remedy
4 19 (25.68%) Remedy ITSM
5 18 (24.32%) BMC
6 17 (22.97%) Change Management
7 16 (21.62%) Service Management
7 16 (21.62%) ITSM
8 15 (20.27%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
10 13 (17.57%) SOA
11 11 (14.86%) Management Information System
11 11 (14.86%) Web Services
11 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
12 10 (13.51%) ITIL V3
12 10 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (13.51%) Telecoms
13 9 (12.16%) Firewall
13 9 (12.16%) MS Office
13 9 (12.16%) Release Management
14 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
14 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2
14 8 (10.81%) Windows
14 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
14 8 (10.81%) MS Exchange
14 8 (10.81%) Finance
15 7 (9.46%) Security Management
15 7 (9.46%) CISM
15 7 (9.46%) CISSP

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
1 8 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.35%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Office
2 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (25.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (6.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (6.76%) assyst
3 3 (4.05%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (4.05%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) IaaS
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) Firewall
2 3 (4.05%) MPLS
2 3 (4.05%) LAN
2 3 (4.05%) VPN
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.35%) DNS
4 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.35%) SNMP
4 1 (1.35%) LDAP
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) NUnit
1 5 (6.76%) Selenium
1 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.81%) Finance
3 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.76%) Electronics
3 5 (6.76%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Analyst
2 12 (16.22%) Configuration Manager
3 8 (10.81%) Change Manager
3 8 (10.81%) Change and Configuration Manager
4 7 (9.46%) Security Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Deskside Support
4 7 (9.46%) Consultant
5 6 (8.11%) Configuration Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Remedy Consultant
5 6 (8.11%) Designer
6 5 (6.76%) Remedy Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (6.76%) Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Configuration Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) IT Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) Web Services
2 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
2 5 (6.76%) WCF
2 5 (6.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 5 (6.76%) .NET
3 1 (1.35%) CGI
3 1 (1.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.76%) DTV
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.05%) iPhone
4 3 (4.05%) iPad
5 2 (2.70%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.35%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.35%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
1 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.70%) UNIX
6 1 (1.35%) Linux
6 1 (1.35%) VMS
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) ITIL
2 30 (40.54%) Configuration Management
3 17 (22.97%) Change Management
4 16 (21.62%) ITSM
4 16 (21.62%) Service Management
5 13 (17.57%) SOA
6 10 (13.51%) ITIL V3
6 10 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (12.16%) Release Management
8 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2
9 7 (9.46%) Security Management
9 7 (9.46%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (6.76%) Asset Management
11 5 (6.76%) Programme Management
11 5 (6.76%) Automated Testing
11 5 (6.76%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) PHP
2 3 (4.05%) SQL
3 2 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (1.35%) Python
4 1 (1.35%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.46%) CISSP
4 7 (9.46%) CISM
4 7 (9.46%) CRISC
5 4 (5.41%) MCSE
5 4 (5.41%) MCITP
5 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.41%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.35%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.11%) SLA
3 3 (4.05%) QA
4 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.35%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) vSphere
2 1 (1.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (4.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.70%) Netcool
4 1 (1.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.35%) WSUS
4 1 (1.35%) Puppet
4 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.35%) SCSM
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Remedy
2 18 (24.32%) BMC
3 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.11%) SAP
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle
5 5 (6.76%) HP
6 4 (5.41%) McAfee
6 4 (5.41%) Symantec
7 3 (4.05%) IBM
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco
8 2 (2.70%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.35%) Tufin
9 1 (1.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (1.35%) BT
9 1 (1.35%) VMware
9 1 (1.35%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.35%) Huawei
9 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.35%) EMC
9 1 (1.35%) Citrix