The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 106 118 141
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +23
Contract jobs citing CMDB 38 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.97% 1.00% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 1
Average daily rate £350 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £10.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £22.25
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
765 499 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.10% 21.45% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 257 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 47 71
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.20 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
CMDB
England

CMDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

CMDB Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CMDB
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

CMDB Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CMDB
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMDB across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CMDB Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

CMDB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

CMDB Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

CMDB
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Cornwall - 9 - -
Dorset - 4 £395 - 1
CMDB
England

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 23 (48.94%) ITIL
2 21 (44.68%) Security Cleared
3 19 (40.43%) Asset Management
4 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
5 16 (34.04%) Configuration Management
6 15 (31.91%) Service Delivery
7 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
8 13 (27.66%) Capacity Management
8 13 (27.66%) Operations Management
9 12 (25.53%) Portfolio Management
9 12 (25.53%) SolarWinds
9 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 12 (25.53%) Change Management
9 12 (25.53%) Web Services
10 11 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
11 10 (21.28%) Windows
12 9 (19.15%) ITSM
12 9 (19.15%) ServiceNow
13 8 (17.02%) Migration
13 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
14 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
14 7 (14.89%) SAP
14 7 (14.89%) Service Management
14 7 (14.89%) Test Management
14 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
14 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared
14 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
15 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) VPN
1 3 (6.38%) SSL
1 3 (6.38%) LDAP
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Nortel Meridian
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) MSI
General
1 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Consultant
3 5 (10.64%) Senior Technician
4 4 (8.51%) Service Desk Technician
4 4 (8.51%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) ICT Technician
4 4 (8.51%) Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Management Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.26%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) Web Services
2 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 6 (12.77%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) SOAP
3 3 (6.38%) CSS
3 3 (6.38%) Ajax
3 3 (6.38%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) GIS
2 4 (8.51%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.51%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.26%) UNIX
4 2 (4.26%) AIX
4 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) ITIL
2 19 (40.43%) Asset Management
3 16 (34.04%) Configuration Management
4 15 (31.91%) Service Delivery
5 13 (27.66%) Capacity Management
5 13 (27.66%) Operations Management
6 12 (25.53%) Portfolio Management
6 12 (25.53%) Change Management
7 11 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (19.15%) ITSM
9 8 (17.02%) Migration
10 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
10 7 (14.89%) Service Management
10 7 (14.89%) Test Management
10 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
11 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
11 6 (12.77%) Release Management
12 5 (10.64%) ITIL V3
13 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
13 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.26%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) ISEB
5 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.26%) Degree
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.13%) CISSP
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.13%) CCSP
7 1 (2.13%) CISM
7 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.13%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (8.51%) XenApp
2 4 (8.51%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) SolarWinds
3 9 (19.15%) ServiceNow
4 7 (14.89%) SAP
5 5 (10.64%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.13%) CA
7 1 (2.13%) Peregrine
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Nortel
7 1 (2.13%) Sophos
7 1 (2.13%) VMware
7 1 (2.13%) Altiris
7 1 (2.13%) Computacenter
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