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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 478 443 491
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +48
Contract jobs citing CMDB 123 127 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.78% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 74 30
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£363 £360 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £279 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £344
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 4
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -62.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £12.50 £40.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £22.41 £42.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -64.28%

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
17829 16321 16382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.67% 31.58% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11225 10213 9585
Average daily rate £410 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 691 805
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 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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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 -43 107 £381 +8.15% 18
London -35 43 £425 +20.56% 8
South East -2 36 £388 +17.42% 2
Hampshire -9 16 £400 +39.13%
City of London +22 15 £444 +14.51% 4
Scotland +11 12 £339 -
East of England -9 11 £294 +10.84% 3
Berkshire +10 9 £406 +11.30% 1
North West -10 5 £165 -
West Midlands - 5 - - 2
Glasgow +2 4 £324 -
Surrey -3 4 - -
Cheshire +8 3 £165 -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Swindon -6 2 £158 -62.94%
Wiltshire -14 2 £158 -62.94%
South West -43 2 £158 -62.94%
Fareham - 2 £190 -
Horley - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £160 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Yorkshire -12 1 £270 - 2
West Yorkshire -12 1 £270 - 1
South Wales -17 1 - -
Wales -27 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £270 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Watford - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 145 (48.17%) ITIL
2 140 (46.51%) Configuration Management
3 71 (23.59%) Microsoft
4 67 (22.26%) Service Management
5 66 (21.93%) Security Cleared
6 64 (21.26%) Change Management
7 63 (20.93%) ITSM
8 61 (20.27%) BMC
9 57 (18.94%) Remedy
10 54 (17.94%) HP
10 54 (17.94%) SC Cleared
10 54 (17.94%) Asset Management
11 45 (14.95%) Windows
12 44 (14.62%) Remedy ITSM
13 43 (14.29%) SLA
14 40 (13.29%) Service Delivery
15 39 (12.96%) Management Information System
16 35 (11.63%) Finance
17 33 (10.96%) Active Directory
18 32 (10.63%) ITIL V3
19 30 (9.97%) Project Management
20 29 (9.63%) Knowledge Management
21 28 (9.30%) Incident Management
21 28 (9.30%) HP UCMDB
22 27 (8.97%) Web Services
22 27 (8.97%) MS Excel
23 26 (8.64%) SQL
23 26 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
24 25 (8.31%) SCOM
24 25 (8.31%) Perl

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 19 (6.31%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.32%) CMS
3 14 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.65%) IBM Notes
5 9 (2.99%) IIS
6 8 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.33%) Apache
8 2 (0.66%) Confluence
8 2 (0.66%) Lync
8 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.66%) Site Server
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.97%) MS Office
3 9 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.99%) MS Project
5 5 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (14.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.99%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (1.33%) assyst
3 4 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.33%) Office 365
3 2 (0.66%) PaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) IaaS
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.99%) Firewall
2 9 (2.99%) LDAP
3 8 (2.66%) VPN
4 7 (2.33%) DNS
5 5 (1.66%) LAN
6 4 (1.33%) DHCP
6 4 (1.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.00%) MPLS
7 3 (1.00%) SSL
7 3 (1.00%) VoIP
7 3 (1.00%) WAN
8 2 (0.66%) VLAN
8 2 (0.66%) SAN
8 2 (0.66%) Internet
8 2 (0.66%) FTP
8 2 (0.66%) HTTP
9 1 (0.33%) DSL
9 1 (0.33%) Wireless
9 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.99%) Star Schema
4 4 (1.33%) MS Access
5 2 (0.66%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.33%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.00%) MSI
1 3 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.66%) Artifactory
2 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.66%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) Log4Net
General
1 35 (11.63%) Finance
2 16 (5.32%) Banking
3 13 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.99%) Legal
5 7 (2.33%) Law
6 5 (1.66%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.66%) Marketing
7 4 (1.33%) Military
7 4 (1.33%) Electronics
8 3 (1.00%) Billing
9 2 (0.66%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Retail
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 70 (23.26%) Analyst
2 29 (9.63%) Consultant
3 26 (8.64%) Configuration Manager
4 18 (5.98%) Configuration Analyst
5 16 (5.32%) Support Engineer
6 15 (4.98%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (4.65%) Change Manager
8 13 (4.32%) Software Manager
8 13 (4.32%) Software Asset Manager
9 12 (3.99%) Remedy Consultant
9 12 (3.99%) Developer
9 12 (3.99%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.65%) Deskside Support
11 10 (3.32%) Data Analyst
11 10 (3.32%) Desktop Support
12 9 (2.99%) Coordinator
12 9 (2.99%) Architect
12 9 (2.99%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.99%) Monitoring Engineer
12 9 (2.99%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.97%) Web Services
2 13 (4.32%) HTML
3 11 (3.65%) .NET
4 10 (3.32%) Middleware
5 6 (1.99%) HTML5
5 6 (1.99%) ADO.NET
6 5 (1.66%) XML
7 4 (1.33%) Application Packaging
7 4 (1.33%) CSS
8 3 (1.00%) SOAP
8 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.00%) Ajax
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.66%) COM
10 1 (0.33%) XML-RPC
10 1 (0.33%) CGI
10 1 (0.33%) J2EE
10 1 (0.33%) JDBC
10 1 (0.33%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.96%) Management Information System
2 26 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.66%) Blackberry
4 6 (1.99%) iPad
5 5 (1.66%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.66%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.33%) DTV
7 3 (1.00%) AS400
7 3 (1.00%) Clustering
7 3 (1.00%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.00%) PKI
7 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.00%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.00%) iPhone
8 2 (0.66%) User Experience
8 2 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.66%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.66%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 45 (14.95%) Windows
2 25 (8.31%) UNIX
3 17 (5.65%) Linux
4 16 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.32%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.66%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.66%) Solaris
8 3 (1.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.66%) MVS
10 1 (0.33%) SUSE
10 1 (0.33%) AIX
10 1 (0.33%) VMS
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (48.17%) ITIL
2 140 (46.51%) Configuration Management
3 67 (22.26%) Service Management
4 64 (21.26%) Change Management
5 63 (20.93%) ITSM
6 54 (17.94%) Asset Management
7 40 (13.29%) Service Delivery
8 32 (10.63%) ITIL V3
9 30 (9.97%) Project Management
10 29 (9.63%) Knowledge Management
11 28 (9.30%) Incident Management
12 22 (7.31%) Data Modelling
13 21 (6.98%) Software Licensing
14 20 (6.64%) Software Asset Management
15 19 (6.31%) Problem Management
16 17 (5.65%) E-Commerce
17 16 (5.32%) Release Management
18 13 (4.32%) PRINCE2
19 11 (3.65%) Capacity Management
20 10 (3.32%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.64%) SQL
2 25 (8.31%) Perl
3 22 (7.31%) PowerShell
4 15 (4.98%) C
4 15 (4.98%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.32%) VBScript
6 12 (3.99%) Java
7 9 (2.99%) C#
8 7 (2.33%) Python
9 5 (1.66%) PHP
10 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.66%) VB
11 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (21.93%) Security Cleared
2 54 (17.94%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.31%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (5.65%) Degree
6 11 (3.65%) MCSE
7 10 (3.32%) A+ Certification
8 9 (2.99%) MCSA
8 9 (2.99%) MCITP
9 7 (2.33%) CISSP
9 7 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (1.99%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.66%) GIAC
11 5 (1.66%) CCNA
11 5 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.33%) BC Cleared
12 4 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.00%) CISM
13 3 (1.00%) MCP
13 3 (1.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (14.29%) SLA
2 6 (1.99%) GPG13
2 6 (1.99%) QA
3 4 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) COBIT
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.33%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.66%) vSphere
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.33%) XenApp
6 1 (0.33%) UAG
6 1 (0.33%) LXC
6 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (9.30%) HP UCMDB
2 25 (8.31%) SCOM
3 19 (6.31%) Tivoli
4 18 (5.98%) SCCM
5 6 (1.99%) SCOrch
6 5 (1.66%) OpenView
7 4 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (1.00%) WSUS
8 3 (1.00%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.66%) SCSM
9 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.66%) Netcool
9 2 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.33%) Control-M
10 1 (0.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 71 (23.59%) Microsoft
2 61 (20.27%) BMC
3 57 (18.94%) Remedy
4 54 (17.94%) HP
5 24 (7.97%) ServiceNow
6 21 (6.98%) Oracle
7 15 (4.98%) Cisco
8 14 (4.65%) IBM
9 13 (4.32%) Citrix
10 12 (3.99%) ArcSight
11 11 (3.65%) VMware
11 11 (3.65%) Lotus
12 9 (2.99%) SAP
13 7 (2.33%) Business Objects
14 6 (1.99%) Netezza
14 6 (1.99%) Cognos
14 6 (1.99%) Informatica
15 5 (1.66%) Symantec
15 5 (1.66%) SolarWinds
16 3 (1.00%) McAfee
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