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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 127 108 114
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing CMDB 15 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.33% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.49% 1.67% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
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£425 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £440 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-37.64% +80.85%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
603 419 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.80% 19.52% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 244 288
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 32 51
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -53.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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
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 25 July 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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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
Somerset - 7 £400 -
Wiltshire -7 4 £425 - 2
Bristol - 1 £475 -
Dorset - - - -
CMDB
England

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 28 (50.91%) Asset Management
2 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
3 24 (43.64%) Service Delivery
4 22 (40.00%) Operations Management
4 22 (40.00%) Capacity Management
5 21 (38.18%) SolarWinds
5 21 (38.18%) Security Cleared
5 21 (38.18%) Web Services
6 20 (36.36%) Portfolio Management
7 18 (32.73%) SC Cleared
8 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 17 (30.91%) ITIL
9 15 (27.27%) Configuration Management
9 15 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (23.64%) Change Management
12 12 (21.82%) Windows
12 12 (21.82%) SAP
13 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
14 10 (18.18%) GIS
14 10 (18.18%) PRINCE2
14 10 (18.18%) ServiceNow
15 9 (16.36%) ITSM
15 9 (16.36%) Migration
16 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
16 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
17 7 (12.73%) UML
17 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
17 7 (12.73%) Project Management
17 7 (12.73%) Service Management

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (1.82%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) assyst
2 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) LDAP
1 3 (5.45%) VPN
1 3 (5.45%) SSL
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) Nortel Meridian
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) MSI
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Technician
6 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Technician
6 4 (7.27%) ICT Technician
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow Developer
8 2 (3.64%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Technical Services Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.82%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) Web Services
2 6 (10.91%) XML
2 6 (10.91%) HTML
3 3 (5.45%) CSS
3 3 (5.45%) SOAP
3 3 (5.45%) Ajax
3 3 (5.45%) jQuery
4 1 (1.82%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) GIS
2 4 (7.27%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.27%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.45%) UNIX
6 2 (3.64%) AIX
6 2 (3.64%) Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Asset Management
2 24 (43.64%) Service Delivery
3 22 (40.00%) Operations Management
3 22 (40.00%) Capacity Management
4 20 (36.36%) Portfolio Management
5 17 (30.91%) ITIL
6 15 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 15 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (23.64%) Change Management
8 10 (18.18%) PRINCE2
9 9 (16.36%) ITSM
9 9 (16.36%) Migration
10 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
11 7 (12.73%) Test Management
11 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
11 7 (12.73%) Project Management
11 7 (12.73%) Service Management
11 7 (12.73%) UML
12 4 (7.27%) Knowledge Management
12 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.27%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) Security Cleared
2 18 (32.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (7.27%) ISEB
5 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.82%) CISM
7 1 (1.82%) CCSA
7 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.82%) CISSP
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.82%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (7.27%) XenApp
2 4 (7.27%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.82%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.18%) SolarWinds
3 12 (21.82%) SAP
4 10 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 5 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.82%) Remedy
7 1 (1.82%) Sophos
7 1 (1.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.82%) Altiris
7 1 (1.82%) BMC
7 1 (1.82%) CA
7 1 (1.82%) Peregrine
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Nortel