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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 424 430 444
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Contract jobs citing CMDB 194 172 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 0.99% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 91 57
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£413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £207 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 7
Average hourly rate £21.15 £26.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.20% -37.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £26.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-40.49% -37.64%

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
18079 17452 16886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.68% 31.92% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11386 10599 10013
Average daily rate £417 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 685 664 743
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.59 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.24% -6.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.51 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +15 184 £419 +11.66% 34
London +44 100 £425 +15.25% 13
City of London +33 42 £425 +70.00% 4
South East -21 41 £375 -6.25% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 24 £325 -10.34%
West Yorkshire - 18 £350 - 2
Yorkshire - 18 £350 - 2
Leeds - 14 £375 - 2
Milton Keynes 0 12 £300 -17.24%
Berkshire +8 11 £400 -3.03%
East of England 0 11 £400 +50.94% 4
West Midlands +9 8 £436 +2.64% 5
Slough +4 6 £285 -36.66%
Scotland -13 6 £325 -16.12%
High Wycombe - 5 £500 -
Bradford - 5 £340 -
Hertfordshire -10 4 - - 3
Surrey -3 3 £475 +20.63% 1
Cheshire -10 3 - -
North West -28 3 - -
West Lothian - 3 £313 -
Suffolk - 3 £400 -
Livingston - 3 £313 -
Stevenage - 3 - -
Ipswich - 3 £400 -
Birmingham +7 2 - - 1
Glasgow +6 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -4 2 - - 1
Knutsford -6 2 - -
Cambridge -6 2 - - 1

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 216 (56.25%) ITIL
2 150 (39.06%) Configuration Management
3 127 (33.07%) ITSM
4 126 (32.81%) Service Management
5 96 (25.00%) Remedy
6 94 (24.48%) ServiceNow
7 89 (23.18%) Finance
8 87 (22.66%) BMC
9 78 (20.31%) Microsoft
10 73 (19.01%) SQL
11 70 (18.23%) Windows
12 67 (17.45%) Remedy ITSM
13 62 (16.15%) HP
14 53 (13.80%) Web Services
15 52 (13.54%) Change Management
16 47 (12.24%) XML
16 47 (12.24%) Java
17 46 (11.98%) Project Management
17 46 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
18 45 (11.72%) HTML
19 43 (11.20%) CMS
20 41 (10.68%) Linux
21 40 (10.42%) CSS
22 39 (10.16%) Security Cleared
23 38 (9.90%) MS Excel
24 37 (9.64%) CA
25 35 (9.11%) MS Office
26 34 (8.85%) Knowledge Management
27 32 (8.33%) UNIX
28 31 (8.07%) Oracle

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (11.20%) CMS
2 8 (2.08%) IIS
3 7 (1.82%) IBM Notes
4 6 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.30%) JBoss
6 4 (1.04%) Node.js
7 3 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.78%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.52%) Confluence
8 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.26%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 38 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 35 (9.11%) MS Office
3 12 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 67 (17.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.08%) Remedy AR System
3 5 (1.30%) assyst
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.52%) SaaS
2 2 (0.52%) IaaS
2 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.91%) LDAP
2 13 (3.39%) LAN
2 13 (3.39%) WAN
2 13 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.60%) VPN
3 10 (2.60%) SSL
4 9 (2.34%) SAN
5 8 (2.08%) Internet
5 8 (2.08%) DNS
6 5 (1.30%) Wireless
6 5 (1.30%) MPLS
6 5 (1.30%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.30%) ADSL
6 5 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (1.04%) Firewall
7 4 (1.04%) DHCP
8 3 (0.78%) NAS
9 2 (0.52%) FTP
9 2 (0.52%) VoIP
9 2 (0.52%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.13%) Pentaho
3 10 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.82%) MS Access
5 7 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.04%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.04%) MySQL
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (3.39%) JIRA
2 12 (3.13%) ClearCase
3 9 (2.34%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.82%) FishEye
4 7 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.78%) Toad
5 3 (0.78%) PVCS
5 3 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.52%) MSI
6 2 (0.52%) Lombardi
6 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.26%) ERwin
General
1 89 (23.18%) Finance
2 31 (8.07%) Banking
3 26 (6.77%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.30%) Legal
7 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.04%) Publishing
7 4 (1.04%) Retail
7 4 (1.04%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.04%) Local Government
8 3 (0.78%) Billing
9 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 111 (28.91%) Analyst
2 59 (15.36%) Developer
3 50 (13.02%) ServiceNow Developer
4 44 (11.46%) Consultant
5 30 (7.81%) Configuration Manager
6 29 (7.55%) Business Analyst
7 27 (7.03%) Configuration Analyst
8 25 (6.51%) Architect
9 16 (4.17%) Service Analyst
9 16 (4.17%) ITSM Consultant
10 14 (3.65%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 13 (3.39%) Project Manager
12 11 (2.86%) Service Manager
13 10 (2.60%) Senior Consultant
13 10 (2.60%) Change Analyst
14 9 (2.34%) Senior Technical Consultant
14 9 (2.34%) Technical Developer
14 9 (2.34%) Configuration Management Analyst
14 9 (2.34%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (2.34%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (13.80%) Web Services
2 47 (12.24%) XML
3 45 (11.72%) HTML
4 40 (10.42%) CSS
5 18 (4.69%) SOAP
6 10 (2.60%) .NET
6 10 (2.60%) Ajax
7 9 (2.34%) COM
8 7 (1.82%) J2EE
8 7 (1.82%) REST
9 4 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.04%) jQuery
9 4 (1.04%) Middleware
9 4 (1.04%) HTML5
10 2 (0.52%) Drools
10 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.52%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.52%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.52%) XSLT
11 1 (0.26%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.07%) Management Information System
3 29 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 7 (1.82%) Statistics
4 7 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.56%) Clustering
5 6 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.30%) e-Health
6 5 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.78%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.52%) NHS
8 2 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.52%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.52%) FMCG
8 2 (0.52%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.52%) iPad
8 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 70 (18.23%) Windows
2 41 (10.68%) Linux
3 32 (8.33%) UNIX
4 16 (4.17%) Solaris
4 16 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.65%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.60%) Windows XP
7 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.56%) Windows NT
8 6 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.30%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.04%) AIX
10 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.52%) Android
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.26%) SUSE
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (56.25%) ITIL
2 150 (39.06%) Configuration Management
3 127 (33.07%) ITSM
4 126 (32.81%) Service Management
5 52 (13.54%) Change Management
6 46 (11.98%) Project Management
7 34 (8.85%) Knowledge Management
8 29 (7.55%) Workflow
9 28 (7.29%) Data Analysis
9 28 (7.29%) Unit Testing
10 27 (7.03%) Asset Management
11 24 (6.25%) Content Management
12 21 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (5.21%) Migration
13 20 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (5.21%) Release Management
14 19 (4.95%) Incident Management
14 19 (4.95%) ITIL V3
15 18 (4.69%) IT Asset Management
16 17 (4.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (19.01%) SQL
2 47 (12.24%) Java
3 31 (8.07%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.47%) Perl
5 18 (4.69%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.34%) Jython
6 9 (2.34%) Python
6 9 (2.34%) VBScript
7 6 (1.56%) PHP
8 4 (1.04%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.78%) VB
9 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.52%) C
10 2 (0.52%) C#
10 2 (0.52%) C++
10 2 (0.52%) VBA
11 1 (0.26%) VB6
11 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (10.16%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.07%) Degree
3 17 (4.43%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (2.08%) CCNA
8 6 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.30%) MCSE
9 5 (1.30%) BC Cleared
9 5 (1.30%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.30%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.04%) PMP
10 4 (1.04%) CCNP
10 4 (1.04%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.78%) MCP
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.78%) CCIE
11 3 (0.78%) MCITP
12 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.99%) SLA
2 8 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.30%) QA
4 4 (1.04%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.78%) COBIT
6 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.04%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.78%) XenApp
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.52%) Xen
6 1 (0.26%) Firmware
6 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (4.17%) HP UCMDB
2 14 (3.65%) SCCM
3 9 (2.34%) BladeLogic
4 7 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.82%) Oracle ZFS
5 6 (1.56%) XenMobile
5 6 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (1.30%) SCOM
6 5 (1.30%) OVSD
6 5 (1.30%) Puppet
6 5 (1.30%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (1.04%) OpenView
8 3 (0.78%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.78%) Netcool
8 3 (0.78%) HP NNM
8 3 (0.78%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.52%) Nessus
9 2 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 96 (25.00%) Remedy
2 94 (24.48%) ServiceNow
3 87 (22.66%) BMC
4 78 (20.31%) Microsoft
5 62 (16.15%) HP
6 37 (9.64%) CA
7 31 (8.07%) Oracle
8 23 (5.99%) VMware
9 12 (3.13%) Cisco
9 12 (3.13%) Citrix
10 9 (2.34%) LANDesk
11 8 (2.08%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.82%) Lotus
13 6 (1.56%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.30%) Veritas
14 5 (1.30%) Brocade
14 5 (1.30%) CommVault
14 5 (1.30%) Sybase
14 5 (1.30%) 3PAR
15 4 (1.04%) IBM
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