The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 481 411 396
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -15
Contract jobs citing CMDB 171 218 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 1.27% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 109 136
Median daily rate £450 £450 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £299 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £14.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.55% -28.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £14.75 £27.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £14.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+96.55% -45.28%

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
17632 17183 17000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.93% 31.74% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11400 10446 10458
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 705 756
Median hourly rate £21.34 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.55% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.88 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

CMDB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CMDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -78 134 £456 +1.38% 15
London -50 65 £475 +1.06% 7
Scotland +25 32 £224 -
South East -44 26 £425 +30.76% 3
Berkshire -8 15 £400 - 1
East of England +5 13 £413 +3.12%
City of London +6 12 £463 -1.59% 2
Erskine - 11 £224 -
Renfrewshire - 11 £224 -
Hertfordshire +3 8 £425 -10.52%
Newcastle upon Tyne -41 8 £230 -
Tyne and Wear -41 8 £230 -
North East -44 8 £230 - 1
Aberdeen - 7 - -
East Midlands - 6 £300 -
Leicestershire - 6 £300 -
St Albans - 6 £425 -
Leicester - 6 £300 -
Hampshire +6 5 £505 +68.33% 2
West Midlands -8 5 £500 +53.84%
Newbury - 5 £425 -
Glasgow +9 4 £150 -
North West -14 4 £550 +15.78%
Edinburgh - 4 £450 -
Norfolk - 4 £164 -
Yorkshire +6 3 £463 - 4
Slough +4 3 £450 +56.52% 1
Birmingham -1 3 £550 -
South West -4 3 £133 -51.81%
Croydon -7 3 £175 -48.14%

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for CMDB.

1 185 (54.09%) ITIL
2 135 (39.47%) Configuration Management
3 109 (31.87%) Service Management
4 95 (27.78%) ITSM
5 92 (26.90%) ServiceNow
6 79 (23.10%) Change Management
7 78 (22.81%) BMC
8 76 (22.22%) Remedy
9 70 (20.47%) Finance
10 66 (19.30%) Remedy ITSM
11 54 (15.79%) Problem Management
12 50 (14.62%) Management Information System
13 47 (13.74%) Windows
14 44 (12.87%) ITIL V3
15 40 (11.70%) Project Management
15 40 (11.70%) SLA
15 40 (11.70%) Security Cleared
16 39 (11.40%) Release Management
16 39 (11.40%) HP
16 39 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (10.82%) Microsoft
17 37 (10.82%) Data Modelling
18 35 (10.23%) Service Delivery
18 35 (10.23%) Data Centre
19 33 (9.65%) SC Cleared
20 32 (9.36%) Migration
20 32 (9.36%) Web Services
21 30 (8.77%) CMS
21 30 (8.77%) Asset Management
22 26 (7.60%) SQL

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills 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 30 (8.77%) CMS
2 12 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.46%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.17%) IIS
5 3 (0.88%) Node.js
6 2 (0.58%) Apache
6 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.29%) FileNet
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.26%) MS Office
3 10 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 66 (19.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (2.05%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.05%) PaaS
3 6 (1.75%) IaaS
3 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.85%) Firewall
2 14 (4.09%) LAN
2 14 (4.09%) WAN
3 13 (3.80%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.22%) LDAP
5 9 (2.63%) VPN
6 8 (2.34%) SSL
7 7 (2.05%) BGP
7 7 (2.05%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (2.05%) MPLS
7 7 (2.05%) OSPF
8 6 (1.75%) Internet
8 6 (1.75%) SAN
9 5 (1.46%) Multicast
9 5 (1.46%) NAS
9 5 (1.46%) Telepresence
9 5 (1.46%) WebEx
9 5 (1.46%) Wireless
10 4 (1.17%) DNS
11 3 (0.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.17%) Pentaho
4 3 (0.88%) Big Data
4 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (0.58%) MS Access
6 1 (0.29%) IDOL
6 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (1.46%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.58%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.58%) JIRA
3 2 (0.58%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.58%) MSI
3 2 (0.58%) Subversion
4 1 (0.29%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.29%) LSMW
4 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.29%) StarTeam
General
1 70 (20.47%) Finance
2 24 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.97%) Banking
4 13 (3.80%) Financial Institution
5 12 (3.51%) Billing
6 5 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.17%) Back Office
8 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.88%) Retail
9 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 2 (0.58%) Legal
9 2 (0.58%) Marketing
9 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) iGaming
10 1 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (20.47%) Analyst
2 51 (14.91%) Developer
3 41 (11.99%) Configuration Manager
4 37 (10.82%) Consultant
5 33 (9.65%) ServiceNow Developer
6 32 (9.36%) Architect
7 23 (6.73%) Administrator
8 20 (5.85%) Configuration Analyst
9 19 (5.56%) Asset and Configuration Manager
10 16 (4.68%) Change Analyst
11 15 (4.39%) Service Analyst
12 12 (3.51%) Business Analyst
13 11 (3.22%) ITIL Manager
14 10 (2.92%) Project Manager
14 10 (2.92%) Remedy Developer
14 10 (2.92%) Senior Developer
14 10 (2.92%) Software Asset Manager
14 10 (2.92%) Software Manager
15 9 (2.63%) ITIL Configuration Manager
15 9 (2.63%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.36%) Web Services
2 14 (4.09%) HTML
3 12 (3.51%) Ajax
4 10 (2.92%) CSS
4 10 (2.92%) XML
5 8 (2.34%) Middleware
5 8 (2.34%) SOAP
6 7 (2.05%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.75%) COM
8 2 (0.58%) .NET
8 2 (0.58%) HTML5
8 2 (0.58%) jQuery
8 2 (0.58%) REST
8 2 (0.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.29%) BAPI
9 1 (0.29%) JDBC
9 1 (0.29%) JSON
9 1 (0.29%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.62%) Management Information System
2 39 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (10.23%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.34%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.05%) Private Cloud
6 6 (1.75%) User Experience
7 5 (1.46%) Clustering
7 5 (1.46%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.46%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.17%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.88%) Handset
9 3 (0.88%) PMI
9 3 (0.88%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.58%) BYOD
10 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.58%) Replication
10 2 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.74%) Windows
2 19 (5.56%) Linux
3 18 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 17 (4.97%) Windows 7
5 16 (4.68%) Unix
6 9 (2.63%) Solaris
7 8 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.05%) CatOS
8 7 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.75%) AIX
10 3 (0.88%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.58%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (54.09%) ITIL
2 135 (39.47%) Configuration Management
3 109 (31.87%) Service Management
4 95 (27.78%) ITSM
5 79 (23.10%) Change Management
6 54 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 44 (12.87%) ITIL V3
8 40 (11.70%) Project Management
9 39 (11.40%) Release Management
10 37 (10.82%) Data Modelling
11 35 (10.23%) Service Delivery
12 32 (9.36%) Migration
13 30 (8.77%) Asset Management
14 24 (7.02%) Incident Management
15 23 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (6.73%) Analytics
15 23 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (6.43%) Knowledge Management
17 19 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.60%) SQL
2 23 (6.73%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.22%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.63%) C
5 8 (2.34%) Perl
5 8 (2.34%) VBA
6 7 (2.05%) Java
6 7 (2.05%) VBScript
7 6 (1.75%) VB
8 5 (1.46%) C#
8 5 (1.46%) Python
9 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.29%) C++
11 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (11.70%) Security Cleared
2 33 (9.65%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.85%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (5.56%) Degree
5 5 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.17%) A+ Certification
6 4 (1.17%) MCP
6 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.88%) CAPM
7 3 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.88%) PMP
8 2 (0.58%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.58%) MCSE
8 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.29%) CCNA
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.29%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.70%) SLA
2 14 (4.09%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.63%) QA
4 2 (0.58%) COBIT
5 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.29%) TickIT
System Software
1 20 (5.85%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.75%) KVM
3 6 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (1.75%) XenServer
4 5 (1.46%) Firmware
4 5 (1.46%) NFS
5 4 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.17%) XenApp
6 3 (0.88%) Docker
6 3 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.58%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.58%) Samba
7 2 (0.58%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.58%) UAG
7 2 (0.58%) Veritas File System
7 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (6.43%) SCCM
2 10 (2.92%) WSUS
3 9 (2.63%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (1.75%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 5 (1.46%) OpenView
6 4 (1.17%) HP UCMDB
6 4 (1.17%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.17%) Puppet
7 3 (0.88%) Control-M
7 3 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.88%) SCOM
7 3 (0.88%) TADDM
7 3 (0.88%) Terraform
7 3 (0.88%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.88%) Xymon
8 2 (0.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.58%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.58%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.58%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 92 (26.90%) ServiceNow
2 78 (22.81%) BMC
3 76 (22.22%) Remedy
4 39 (11.40%) HP
5 37 (10.82%) Microsoft
6 19 (5.56%) Citrix
7 17 (4.97%) VMware
8 13 (3.80%) Cisco
9 10 (2.92%) IBM
10 9 (2.63%) Oracle
10 9 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.63%) SAP
11 7 (2.05%) Veritas
12 4 (1.17%) BT
12 4 (1.17%) Cognizant
12 4 (1.17%) Serena
12 4 (1.17%) Siemens
13 3 (0.88%) AppSense
13 3 (0.88%) CA
13 3 (0.88%) Symantec
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago