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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 144 98 125
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +27
Contract jobs citing CMDB 4 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 1.19% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate
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£158 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.94% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £395 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+26.16% -70.23%
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
814 504 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.46% 22.54% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 313 404
Average daily rate £375 £326 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.03% -6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 54
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -55.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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
Wiltshire -11 4 £158 -62.94% 1
Bristol - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
CMDB
England

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
2 23 (53.49%) Service Delivery
2 23 (53.49%) Asset Management
3 22 (51.16%) Operations Management
3 22 (51.16%) Capacity Management
4 21 (48.84%) SolarWinds
5 20 (46.51%) Portfolio Management
6 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
6 19 (44.19%) Web Services
7 18 (41.86%) SC Cleared
8 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 15 (34.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (27.91%) SAP
12 10 (23.26%) GIS
13 9 (20.93%) ITIL
14 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2
14 8 (18.60%) Windows
14 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
14 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
14 8 (18.60%) Test Planning
15 7 (16.28%) UML
15 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
15 7 (16.28%) Project Management
15 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
15 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (16.28%) Test Management
15 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
16 6 (13.95%) Change Management
16 6 (13.95%) ITSM

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) LDAP
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) VPN
1 1 (2.33%) SSL
1 1 (2.33%) Nortel Meridian
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Technician
6 2 (4.65%) ICT Technician
6 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Technician
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.33%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) JDBC
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) GIS
2 3 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.65%) IVR
3 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) UNIX
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Service Delivery
1 23 (53.49%) Asset Management
2 22 (51.16%) Operations Management
2 22 (51.16%) Capacity Management
3 20 (46.51%) Portfolio Management
4 15 (34.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (20.93%) ITIL
6 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2
6 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
6 8 (18.60%) Test Planning
7 7 (16.28%) UML
7 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
7 7 (16.28%) Project Management
7 7 (16.28%) Test Management
7 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
8 6 (13.95%) Change Management
8 6 (13.95%) ITSM
9 5 (11.63%) Migration
10 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
10 4 (9.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.30%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
2 18 (41.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (9.30%) ISEB
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) CISM
6 1 (2.33%) CCSP
6 1 (2.33%) CISSP
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.33%) CCSA
6 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
2 21 (48.84%) SolarWinds
3 12 (27.91%) SAP
4 5 (11.63%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.98%) Citrix
6 2 (4.65%) BMC
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) Remedy
7 1 (2.33%) Sophos
7 1 (2.33%) Nortel
7 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.33%) Peregrine
7 1 (2.33%) Altiris
7 1 (2.33%) VMware