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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 433 404 431
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +27
Contract jobs citing CMDB 146 160 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 1.04% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 99 44
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£450 £393 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 2
Average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.64% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.08 £8.41 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £14.40 £25.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £13.16 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+19.87% -31.66%

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
15473 15376 13456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.83% 30.70% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9538 9406 8067
Average daily rate £425 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 591 611 745
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.60 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

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 5 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 5 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 5 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 -28 135 £450 +15.38% 31
London +7 61 £475 +21.01% 13
South East -27 29 £450 +16.12% 6
North West -13 20 £375 -19.78% 1
City of London +13 17 £350 - 6
Berkshire +3 12 £450 +12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 11 - -
West Midlands -1 7 £356 +74.84% 5
Milton Keynes - 7 - -
East of England -5 6 - - 1
Slough - 5 £320 -
South West -24 4 £275 -30.37% 3
Surrey +5 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire +1 3 - - 1
Wiltshire 0 3 £400 -27.27% 1
Manchester -13 3 £140 -17.76%
Yorkshire -15 3 £325 - 2
Staines - 3 - -
East Midlands +2 1 - -
West Yorkshire -9 1 - - 1
Winchester -10 1 £475 +26.66%
Leeds -13 1 - - 1
Hampshire -24 1 £475 +26.66% 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 157 (56.68%) ITIL
2 118 (42.60%) Configuration Management
3 78 (28.16%) Microsoft
4 75 (27.08%) Service Management
5 67 (24.19%) ITSM
6 55 (19.86%) Change Management
7 49 (17.69%) Remedy
8 43 (15.52%) HP
9 41 (14.80%) BMC
10 39 (14.08%) Management Information System
10 39 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
11 38 (13.72%) Remedy ITSM
12 37 (13.36%) Windows
13 35 (12.64%) Finance
13 35 (12.64%) ServiceNow
14 34 (12.27%) Active Directory
15 31 (11.19%) SLA
15 31 (11.19%) Security Cleared
16 28 (10.11%) SC Cleared
16 28 (10.11%) Degree
16 28 (10.11%) MS Office
17 27 (9.75%) Oracle
17 27 (9.75%) Web Services
18 26 (9.39%) Incident Management
19 25 (9.03%) MS Excel
19 25 (9.03%) Service Delivery
20 24 (8.66%) Project Management
21 23 (8.30%) LDAP
21 23 (8.30%) SQL
22 22 (7.94%) SQL Server

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 15 (5.42%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.05%) CMS
3 11 (3.97%) IBM Notes
4 9 (3.25%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.89%) IIS
6 6 (2.17%) Apache
6 6 (2.17%) WorkSite
7 4 (1.44%) Site Server
7 4 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.36%) Lync
10 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 28 (10.11%) MS Office
2 25 (9.03%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 38 (13.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.81%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.72%) assyst
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.17%) IaaS
2 4 (1.44%) SaaS
3 3 (1.08%) Office 365
4 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.30%) LDAP
2 21 (7.58%) VPN
3 17 (6.14%) SSL
4 11 (3.97%) Firewall
5 9 (3.25%) LAN
5 9 (3.25%) DNS
6 6 (2.17%) SAN
7 5 (1.81%) MPLS
7 5 (1.81%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.44%) DHCP
9 3 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (1.08%) Wireless
9 3 (1.08%) WAN
9 3 (1.08%) Internet
9 3 (1.08%) SNMP
10 2 (0.72%) ADSL
10 2 (0.72%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.25%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.81%) Pentaho
4 4 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.72%) DTS
5 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.36%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Selenium
1 5 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (1.81%) NUnit
2 4 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.72%) MSI
4 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.36%) ClearQuest
General
1 35 (12.64%) Finance
2 15 (5.42%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.97%) Banking
4 7 (2.53%) Legal
5 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.44%) Billing
7 3 (1.08%) Law
8 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.72%) Electronics
8 2 (0.72%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Local Government
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Military
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Retail
9 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 70 (25.27%) Analyst
2 32 (11.55%) Developer
2 32 (11.55%) Consultant
3 22 (7.94%) ITSM Consultant
3 22 (7.94%) ServiceNow Developer
4 21 (7.58%) Configuration Manager
5 19 (6.86%) Configuration Analyst
5 19 (6.86%) Business Analyst
6 18 (6.50%) Technical Consultant
6 18 (6.50%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 17 (6.14%) Technical Developer
8 16 (5.78%) Administrator
9 15 (5.42%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 15 (5.42%) Senior Developer
9 15 (5.42%) Senior Consultant
10 13 (4.69%) Desktop Support
10 13 (4.69%) Deskside Support
11 12 (4.33%) Service Analyst
12 11 (3.97%) Change Manager
13 10 (3.61%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.75%) Web Services
2 19 (6.86%) HTML
2 19 (6.86%) XML
3 18 (6.50%) CSS
4 17 (6.14%) Ajax
4 17 (6.14%) SOAP
5 16 (5.78%) COM
6 8 (2.89%) .NET
7 7 (2.53%) Middleware
8 5 (1.81%) WCF
8 5 (1.81%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (1.08%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.08%) Management Information System
1 39 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.61%) Blackberry
3 5 (1.81%) Fat Client
3 5 (1.81%) Thin Client
4 4 (1.44%) Clustering
4 4 (1.44%) Mathematics
4 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.08%) iPhone
5 3 (1.08%) iPad
5 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.72%) DTV
6 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.72%) e-Health
6 2 (0.72%) PKI
7 1 (0.36%) FMCG
7 1 (0.36%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.36%) Windows
2 14 (5.05%) UNIX
3 13 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (4.33%) Linux
4 12 (4.33%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.17%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.44%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.08%) Solaris
8 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.36%) VMS
9 1 (0.36%) AIX
9 1 (0.36%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (56.68%) ITIL
2 118 (42.60%) Configuration Management
3 75 (27.08%) Service Management
4 67 (24.19%) ITSM
5 55 (19.86%) Change Management
6 26 (9.39%) Incident Management
7 25 (9.03%) Service Delivery
8 24 (8.66%) Project Management
9 21 (7.58%) IT Asset Management
10 20 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (7.22%) Network Management
10 20 (7.22%) Problem Management
11 19 (6.86%) Release Management
12 17 (6.14%) ITIL V3
12 17 (6.14%) ITIL V2
12 17 (6.14%) Customer Engagement
12 17 (6.14%) Technical Architecture
13 16 (5.78%) Asset Management
14 15 (5.42%) PRINCE2
14 15 (5.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.30%) SQL
2 18 (6.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.97%) Perl
4 8 (2.89%) PHP
4 8 (2.89%) C
5 7 (2.53%) Java
6 5 (1.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.81%) VBScript
7 4 (1.44%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.72%) Python
9 1 (0.36%) Jython
9 1 (0.36%) C#
9 1 (0.36%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 31 (11.19%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.11%) SC Cleared
2 28 (10.11%) Degree
3 22 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (4.33%) MCSE
6 11 (3.97%) MCITP
6 11 (3.97%) A+ Certification
7 10 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.61%) CCNA
8 7 (2.53%) CRISC
8 7 (2.53%) CISM
8 7 (2.53%) CCIE
8 7 (2.53%) CCNP
8 7 (2.53%) CISSP
9 5 (1.81%) PMP
9 5 (1.81%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.44%) VCP4
11 3 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.19%) SLA
2 8 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.17%) QA
4 3 (1.08%) COBIT
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) P3O
System Software
1 34 (12.27%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.53%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.72%) vCloud
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.36%) UAG
6 1 (0.36%) Docker
6 1 (0.36%) LXC
6 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (6.50%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (2.53%) HP NNM
2 7 (2.53%) SCCM
3 6 (2.17%) OpenView
3 6 (2.17%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.81%) SCOM
5 3 (1.08%) HP SIM
5 3 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.72%) SCSM
6 2 (0.72%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.72%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.72%) WSUS
7 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.36%) Puppet
7 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.36%) OVSD
Vendors
1 78 (28.16%) Microsoft
2 49 (17.69%) Remedy
3 43 (15.52%) HP
4 41 (14.80%) BMC
5 35 (12.64%) ServiceNow
6 27 (9.75%) Oracle
7 22 (7.94%) Cisco
7 22 (7.94%) Citrix
7 22 (7.94%) VMware
8 14 (5.05%) Opsware
9 12 (4.33%) NetScout
10 11 (3.97%) Lotus
11 5 (1.81%) Progress
11 5 (1.81%) SAP
11 5 (1.81%) IBM
12 4 (1.44%) CA
12 4 (1.44%) Dell
12 4 (1.44%) Symantec
12 4 (1.44%) ArcSight
12 4 (1.44%) Capita
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £12 - £16 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wiltshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £470 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidenhead
Church International
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: Excellent Day Rates Available
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £90.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Rubicon Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago