The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 451 402 453
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +51
Contract jobs citing CMDB 149 170 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 1.06% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 111 33
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£450 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £395 £369
% change year-on-year
-1.89% +7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15988 16019 14133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 30.86% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9780 9821 8497
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 635 727
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

CMDB
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CMDB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CMDB
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMDB within the UK.

CMDB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CMDB
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMDB within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

CMDB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CMDB
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMDB within the UK.

CMDB Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CMDB
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMDB within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

CMDB Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CMDB
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England -29 141 £450 +16.12% 30
London -5 54 £463 +27.58% 6
South East -30 41 £381 -4.68% 10
Buckinghamshire +10 18 £375 +7.14% 3
North West -11 18 £400 -14.43% 4
Berkshire +5 16 £388 -3.12% 3
City of London +9 13 £463 +59.48% 2
Milton Keynes - 13 - -
West Midlands -2 8 £338 +65.64% 3
South West -21 7 £275 -26.66% 2
East of England 0 6 £400 +3.22% 3
Birmingham -9 6 - -
Slough - 6 £320 -
Scotland -3 5 £450 -
Wiltshire +9 3 £400 -27.27% 1
Surrey +2 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire +1 3 £400 -3.03% 3
Yorkshire -13 3 £325 - 1
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £375 - 1
Staines 0 2 - -
Hampshire -21 2 £356 -5.00% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 1
Harrogate - 2 £325 -
West Yorkshire -6 1 - -
East Midlands -9 1 - -
Leeds -12 1 - -
Manchester -14 1 £140 -22.22%
Winchester -15 1 £475 +26.66%
Middlesex - 1 - - 1

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 160 (54.98%) ITIL
2 117 (40.21%) Configuration Management
3 82 (28.18%) Service Management
4 81 (27.84%) ITSM
5 73 (25.09%) Microsoft
6 53 (18.21%) Remedy
7 49 (16.84%) Change Management
8 48 (16.49%) ServiceNow
9 47 (16.15%) Finance
9 47 (16.15%) BMC
10 41 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
10 41 (14.09%) Remedy ITSM
11 39 (13.40%) HP
12 38 (13.06%) Web Services
13 33 (11.34%) Windows
14 30 (10.31%) Management Information System
15 29 (9.97%) XML
15 29 (9.97%) Active Directory
16 28 (9.62%) MS Office
16 28 (9.62%) HTML
17 27 (9.28%) IT Asset Management
17 27 (9.28%) Degree
18 26 (8.93%) CSS
18 26 (8.93%) MS Excel
19 25 (8.59%) SQL
20 24 (8.25%) SLA
20 24 (8.25%) Security Cleared
21 23 (7.90%) Network Management
21 23 (7.90%) Cisco
21 23 (7.90%) Project Management

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 21 (7.22%) CMS
2 14 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.41%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.72%) WorkSite
4 5 (1.72%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.03%) Site Server
6 3 (1.03%) IIS
7 2 (0.69%) Confluence
7 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.34%) Lync
8 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 28 (9.62%) MS Office
2 26 (8.93%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 41 (14.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.72%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.34%) assyst
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.06%) IaaS
2 3 (1.03%) SaaS
3 2 (0.69%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.22%) LDAP
2 20 (6.87%) VPN
3 18 (6.19%) SSL
4 10 (3.44%) LAN
5 8 (2.75%) Firewall
6 7 (2.41%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.06%) SAN
7 6 (2.06%) DNS
8 5 (1.72%) MPLS
8 5 (1.72%) WAN
9 3 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.03%) Wireless
9 3 (1.03%) Internet
9 3 (1.03%) ADSL
9 3 (1.03%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.69%) FTP
10 2 (0.69%) SNMP
10 2 (0.69%) DHCP
10 2 (0.69%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.44%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.41%) Pentaho
4 5 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.69%) DTS
6 2 (0.69%) MySQL
6 2 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.34%) Big Data
7 1 (0.34%) NewSQL
7 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.34%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) MS Access
7 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.72%) Selenium
2 5 (1.72%) NUnit
3 4 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.69%) JIRA
4 2 (0.69%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.34%) ERwin
5 1 (0.34%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.34%) ClearCase
General
1 47 (16.15%) Finance
2 19 (6.53%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.15%) Banking
4 8 (2.75%) Legal
5 6 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.03%) Billing
8 2 (0.69%) Electronics
8 2 (0.69%) Retail
8 2 (0.69%) Marketing
8 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 76 (26.12%) Analyst
2 46 (15.81%) Developer
3 36 (12.37%) Consultant
4 32 (11.00%) ServiceNow Developer
5 23 (7.90%) ITSM Consultant
6 22 (7.56%) Configuration Manager
6 22 (7.56%) Business Analyst
7 19 (6.53%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 19 (6.53%) Technical Consultant
7 19 (6.53%) Configuration Analyst
8 18 (6.19%) Technical Developer
9 17 (5.84%) Senior Consultant
10 16 (5.50%) Senior Developer
10 16 (5.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
11 15 (5.15%) Administrator
12 14 (4.81%) Service Analyst
13 13 (4.47%) Desktop Support
14 10 (3.44%) Change Manager
15 9 (3.09%) Deskside Support
15 9 (3.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.06%) Web Services
2 29 (9.97%) XML
3 28 (9.62%) HTML
4 26 (8.93%) CSS
5 18 (6.19%) SOAP
5 18 (6.19%) Ajax
6 17 (5.84%) COM
7 11 (3.78%) .NET
8 5 (1.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (1.72%) WCF
8 5 (1.72%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.03%) J2EE
9 3 (1.03%) XSLT
10 2 (0.69%) Drools
10 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.34%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.34%) Middleware
11 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.31%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.75%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.37%) Thin Client
4 4 (1.37%) Fat Client
4 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.03%) e-Health
6 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.69%) DTV
6 2 (0.69%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.69%) Clustering
6 2 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.69%) iPhone
6 2 (0.69%) PKI
6 2 (0.69%) iPad
7 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.34%) Statistics
7 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.34%) Windows
2 12 (4.12%) Windows 7
3 11 (3.78%) UNIX
3 11 (3.78%) Linux
4 10 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.75%) Windows XP
5 8 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.72%) Solaris
7 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.34%) Android
9 1 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (54.98%) ITIL
2 117 (40.21%) Configuration Management
3 82 (28.18%) Service Management
4 81 (27.84%) ITSM
5 49 (16.84%) Change Management
6 27 (9.28%) IT Asset Management
7 23 (7.90%) Network Management
7 23 (7.90%) Project Management
7 23 (7.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (7.56%) Asset Management
9 20 (6.87%) Release Management
9 20 (6.87%) Incident Management
10 19 (6.53%) Data Modelling
10 19 (6.53%) Service Delivery
11 18 (6.19%) ITIL V2
11 18 (6.19%) Customer Engagement
11 18 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
12 17 (5.84%) PRINCE2
13 16 (5.50%) Problem Management
14 14 (4.81%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.59%) SQL
2 20 (6.87%) JavaScript
3 14 (4.81%) Java
4 6 (2.06%) Perl
5 5 (1.72%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.72%) PHP
6 4 (1.37%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.37%) C
7 3 (1.03%) VBScript
8 2 (0.69%) VB
8 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.34%) Jython
9 1 (0.34%) COBOL
9 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (9.28%) Degree
2 24 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 22 (7.56%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (6.87%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.12%) CCNA
6 10 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.75%) MCSE
7 8 (2.75%) A+ Certification
7 8 (2.75%) CCIE
7 8 (2.75%) CCNP
8 7 (2.41%) CRISC
8 7 (2.41%) MCITP
8 7 (2.41%) CISM
8 7 (2.41%) CISSP
8 7 (2.41%) PMP
8 7 (2.41%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.03%) ISEB
10 2 (0.69%) MCSA
10 2 (0.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.25%) SLA
2 8 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.72%) QA
3 5 (1.72%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.03%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) P3O
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (9.97%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.69%) Xen
4 2 (0.69%) vCloud
5 1 (0.34%) UAG
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (6.53%) HP UCMDB
2 9 (3.09%) SCCM
3 8 (2.75%) HP NNM
4 4 (1.37%) SCOM
4 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.03%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.69%) OpenView
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.69%) Nagios
6 2 (0.69%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.69%) Puppet
6 2 (0.69%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.69%) SCSM
7 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.34%) WSUS
7 1 (0.34%) OVSD
Vendors
1 73 (25.09%) Microsoft
2 53 (18.21%) Remedy
3 48 (16.49%) ServiceNow
4 47 (16.15%) BMC
5 39 (13.40%) HP
6 23 (7.90%) Cisco
7 22 (7.56%) Oracle
8 19 (6.53%) VMware
9 16 (5.50%) Citrix
10 15 (5.15%) Opsware
11 14 (4.81%) CA
12 13 (4.47%) NetScout
13 5 (1.72%) IBM
13 5 (1.72%) Lotus
13 5 (1.72%) SAP
13 5 (1.72%) Progress
14 4 (1.37%) Capita
15 3 (1.03%) F5
15 3 (1.03%) LANDesk
15 3 (1.03%) Symantec
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Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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North West
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Posted: Yesterday
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High Wycombe
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