The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 144 133 109
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -24
Contract jobs citing CMDB 1 5 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.16% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.67% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 25
Median daily rate £133 - £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £14.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+86.20% -45.28%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
805 744 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.21% 24.42% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 495 457
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 62 55
Median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.32 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

CMDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing CMDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire - 1 £133 -
CMDB
England

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 South West region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
3 2 (50.00%) BitLocker
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (50.00%) UAG
3 2 (50.00%) Canon
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Forcepoint
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (50.00%) AppSense
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) VPN

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Cost Transparency
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) BitLocker
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) UAG
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) AppSense
1 2 (50.00%) Canon
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) Forcepoint
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Sophos