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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 189 190 219
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +29
Contract jobs citing CMDB 65 50 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.56% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 2.06% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 11
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£325 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
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
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
2785 2427 2080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.85% 27.11% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1306 1000
Average daily rate £375 £345 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 152 138
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £22.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 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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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
Buckinghamshire +35 37 £317 +60.10% 2
Berkshire +5 17 £400 - 2
Surrey +6 8 £390 -25.71%
Hampshire -12 3 £300 -20.00%
CMDB
England

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 57 (58.76%) ITIL
2 42 (43.30%) ITSM
3 36 (37.11%) BMC
3 36 (37.11%) Configuration Management
4 34 (35.05%) Service Management
5 30 (30.93%) HP
6 29 (29.90%) CA
6 29 (29.90%) ServiceNow
7 28 (28.87%) Java
8 26 (26.80%) Remedy
8 26 (26.80%) CMS
9 24 (24.74%) SQL
9 24 (24.74%) CSS
9 24 (24.74%) HTML
9 24 (24.74%) XML
10 23 (23.71%) Web Services
10 23 (23.71%) Unit Testing
11 21 (21.65%) Knowledge Management
12 20 (20.62%) Finance
13 19 (19.59%) Workflow
13 19 (19.59%) Content Management
13 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
14 18 (18.56%) Remedy ITSM
15 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
16 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
17 11 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
18 9 (9.28%) Change Management
18 9 (9.28%) MS Office
19 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 26 (26.80%) CMS
2 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.12%) JBoss
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.28%) MS Office
3 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) MS Project
4 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (18.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (5.15%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) MPLS
2 5 (5.15%) Wireless
2 5 (5.15%) Firewall
2 5 (5.15%) Internet
2 5 (5.15%) ADSL
2 5 (5.15%) LAN
2 5 (5.15%) WAN
2 5 (5.15%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.06%) FTP
3 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.06%) DNS
3 2 (2.06%) APPN
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Selenium
1 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.06%) NUnit
General
1 20 (20.62%) Finance
2 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.12%) Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Billing
4 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (32.99%) Analyst
2 22 (22.68%) ServiceNow Developer
2 22 (22.68%) Developer
3 13 (13.40%) Configuration Analyst
4 8 (8.25%) Consultant
5 7 (7.22%) Configuration Manager
6 6 (6.19%) Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Network Support
7 5 (5.15%) Network Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Network Support Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Configuration Management Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Remedy Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) ITSM Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Administrator
9 3 (3.09%) IT Administrator
9 3 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.09%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.74%) CSS
1 24 (24.74%) HTML
1 24 (24.74%) XML
2 23 (23.71%) Web Services
3 4 (4.12%) J2EE
4 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.06%) WCF
4 2 (2.06%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.15%) e-Health
4 2 (2.06%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.06%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.09%) Linux
2 2 (2.06%) UNIX
2 2 (2.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) Solaris
3 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.76%) ITIL
2 42 (43.30%) ITSM
3 36 (37.11%) Configuration Management
4 34 (35.05%) Service Management
5 23 (23.71%) Unit Testing
6 21 (21.65%) Knowledge Management
7 19 (19.59%) Workflow
7 19 (19.59%) Content Management
8 11 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (9.28%) Change Management
10 7 (7.22%) Network Management
10 7 (7.22%) ITIL V3
10 7 (7.22%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.19%) Project Management
11 6 (6.19%) Asset Management
12 5 (5.15%) Data Analysis
13 4 (4.12%) Release Management
13 4 (4.12%) Problem Management
13 4 (4.12%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.87%) Java
2 24 (24.74%) SQL
3 2 (2.06%) PHP
4 1 (1.03%) Python
4 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
2 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.15%) CCNA
4 4 (4.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.09%) CISM
5 3 (3.09%) CISSP
6 2 (2.06%) Degree
6 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) CCSP
6 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.06%) PMP
6 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.06%) CCSA
7 1 (1.03%) APMP
7 1 (1.03%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.09%) COBIT
3 1 (1.03%) P3O
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) Firmware
2 1 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (4.12%) XenMobile
2 4 (4.12%) OVSD
3 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.06%) OpenView
3 2 (2.06%) Netcool
3 2 (2.06%) Nessus
4 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.03%) Control-M
4 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (37.11%) BMC
2 30 (30.93%) HP
3 29 (29.90%) CA
3 29 (29.90%) ServiceNow
4 26 (26.80%) Remedy
5 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.19%) Cisco
7 3 (3.09%) IBM
8 2 (2.06%) Qualys
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle
8 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.03%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.03%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.03%) BT
9 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.03%) Veritas
9 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.03%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.03%) Citrix
9 1 (1.03%) SAP