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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 428 453 434
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Contract jobs citing CMDB 150 104 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.70% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 58 46
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£425 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
- +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 6
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.71 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.69% -15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.36 £15.74 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £21.67 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £22.41 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +0.71%

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
15163 14956 13365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.90% 30.70% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9582 9248 8000
Average daily rate £418 £404 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 618 798
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +13 137 £425 +6.25% 24
London +12 63 £475 +18.75% 6
South East -8 34 £425 +3.03% 9
City of London +17 19 £275 -29.93% 1
North West +7 13 £375 +36.23% 2
West Midlands - 11 £338 - 1
East of England +6 9 £300 +8.59% 3
Berkshire +6 9 £400 -31.91% 3
Buckinghamshire - 9 £338 - 2
Cheshire +13 8 £400 +2.56% 2
Surrey +2 8 £469 +43.12%
Slough - 7 £350 - 1
Staines - 7 £513 -
Birmingham - 7 £325 - 1
Scotland -4 6 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 £450 - 2
High Wycombe - 4 - -
Hertfordshire 0 3 - - 1
Manchester -1 3 £140 -12.77%
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Essex +3 2 £303 +83.33%
Colchester +2 2 £303 +83.33%
Yorkshire -9 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -13 2 £300 -22.58% 2
Peterborough - 2 £300 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £210 -
West Yorkshire 0 1 - - 1
Leeds -12 1 - - 1
Hampshire -29 1 - - 3
South Yorkshire - 1 - -

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 149 (52.65%) ITIL
2 123 (43.46%) Configuration Management
3 88 (31.10%) Microsoft
4 74 (26.15%) Service Management
4 74 (26.15%) ITSM
5 60 (21.20%) BMC
6 58 (20.49%) Remedy
7 54 (19.08%) Change Management
8 48 (16.96%) Remedy ITSM
9 44 (15.55%) HP
9 44 (15.55%) Windows
10 41 (14.49%) Management Information System
10 41 (14.49%) Security Cleared
11 39 (13.78%) SLA
12 38 (13.43%) Active Directory
13 35 (12.37%) SC Cleared
14 34 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (10.95%) Project Management
16 30 (10.60%) Incident Management
17 29 (10.25%) Degree
17 29 (10.25%) Web Services
18 28 (9.89%) Service Delivery
18 28 (9.89%) ServiceNow
19 27 (9.54%) Finance
20 26 (9.19%) MS Office
21 23 (8.13%) VMware
21 23 (8.13%) Asset Management
21 23 (8.13%) Problem Management
22 22 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
22 22 (7.77%) HTML

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (6.01%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.65%) CMS
3 12 (4.24%) IBM Notes
4 7 (2.47%) Apache
4 7 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.12%) IIS
6 5 (1.77%) Site Server
6 5 (1.77%) WorkSite
7 4 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.35%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (9.19%) MS Office
2 19 (6.71%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (16.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.77%) assyst
3 4 (1.41%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.77%) IaaS
2 4 (1.41%) SaaS
3 3 (1.06%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.42%) LDAP
2 18 (6.36%) VPN
3 14 (4.95%) SSL
4 11 (3.89%) Firewall
5 8 (2.83%) LAN
6 6 (2.12%) DNS
7 5 (1.77%) SAN
8 4 (1.41%) MPLS
9 3 (1.06%) SNMP
9 3 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (0.71%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.71%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.71%) VLAN
10 2 (0.71%) WAN
10 2 (0.71%) DHCP
10 2 (0.71%) FTP
10 2 (0.71%) HTTP
10 2 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.12%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.41%) Pentaho
3 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.71%) DTS
6 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.35%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (1.77%) NUnit
1 5 (1.77%) Selenium
1 5 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.71%) MSI
4 1 (0.35%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
General
1 27 (9.54%) Finance
2 16 (5.65%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.53%) Banking
4 7 (2.47%) Law
4 7 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.12%) Legal
6 4 (1.41%) Marketing
6 4 (1.41%) Military
6 4 (1.41%) Electronics
7 2 (0.71%) Billing
7 2 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Local Government
8 1 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 50 (17.67%) Analyst
2 33 (11.66%) Consultant
3 28 (9.89%) Developer
4 25 (8.83%) Configuration Manager
5 19 (6.71%) Desktop Support
6 18 (6.36%) Deskside Support
6 18 (6.36%) ServiceNow Developer
7 16 (5.65%) ITSM Consultant
7 16 (5.65%) Technical Consultant
8 15 (5.30%) Administrator
8 15 (5.30%) Business Analyst
8 15 (5.30%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 14 (4.95%) Technical Developer
9 14 (4.95%) Support Engineer
10 12 (4.24%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.24%) Senior Consultant
10 12 (4.24%) Senior Technical Consultant
11 11 (3.89%) Configuration Analyst
12 10 (3.53%) Architect
12 10 (3.53%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.25%) Web Services
2 22 (7.77%) HTML
3 17 (6.01%) XML
4 15 (5.30%) CSS
4 15 (5.30%) SOAP
4 15 (5.30%) Ajax
5 13 (4.59%) .NET
5 13 (4.59%) COM
6 7 (2.47%) Middleware
7 6 (2.12%) HTML5
7 6 (2.12%) ADO.NET
8 5 (1.77%) WCF
8 5 (1.77%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (1.06%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.35%) XML-RPC
10 1 (0.35%) CGI
10 1 (0.35%) XSLT
10 1 (0.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.49%) Management Information System
2 34 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.18%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.12%) iPad
4 6 (2.12%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.12%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.41%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.41%) DTV
5 4 (1.41%) Clustering
6 3 (1.06%) PKI
6 3 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.06%) iPhone
7 2 (0.71%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.71%) IVR
8 1 (0.35%) AS400
8 1 (0.35%) Replication
8 1 (0.35%) Tandem
8 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.55%) Windows
2 17 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (5.30%) Windows 7
4 12 (4.24%) UNIX
5 11 (3.89%) Linux
5 11 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.12%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.35%) VMS
9 1 (0.35%) MVS
9 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (52.65%) ITIL
2 123 (43.46%) Configuration Management
3 74 (26.15%) Service Management
3 74 (26.15%) ITSM
4 54 (19.08%) Change Management
5 31 (10.95%) Project Management
6 30 (10.60%) Incident Management
7 28 (9.89%) Service Delivery
8 23 (8.13%) Asset Management
8 23 (8.13%) Problem Management
9 21 (7.42%) Release Management
10 20 (7.07%) Data Modelling
11 19 (6.71%) Knowledge Management
12 18 (6.36%) ITIL V3
12 18 (6.36%) IT Asset Management
13 15 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (5.30%) Data Protection
14 14 (4.95%) ITIL V2
14 14 (4.95%) Network Management
14 14 (4.95%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.42%) JavaScript
2 18 (6.36%) SQL
3 17 (6.01%) Perl
4 13 (4.59%) PowerShell
5 12 (4.24%) C
6 8 (2.83%) Python
7 7 (2.47%) C#
7 7 (2.47%) Java
7 7 (2.47%) PHP
8 6 (2.12%) VBScript
9 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 41 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 35 (12.37%) SC Cleared
3 29 (10.25%) Degree
4 22 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (7.77%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (6.36%) MCSE
6 16 (5.65%) MCITP
6 16 (5.65%) A+ Certification
7 7 (2.47%) CISM
7 7 (2.47%) CISSP
7 7 (2.47%) CRISC
8 6 (2.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.77%) CCNA
10 4 (1.41%) CCIE
10 4 (1.41%) CCNP
10 4 (1.41%) PMP
10 4 (1.41%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.41%) MCSA
11 3 (1.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.78%) SLA
2 7 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.12%) GPG13
3 6 (2.12%) QA
4 5 (1.77%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) P3O
System Software
1 38 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.47%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.71%) vCloud
5 2 (0.71%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.35%) Docker
6 1 (0.35%) LXC
6 1 (0.35%) UAG
6 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (6.01%) HP UCMDB
2 15 (5.30%) SCOM
3 12 (4.24%) SCCM
4 9 (3.18%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.12%) SCOrch
6 5 (1.77%) OpenView
7 4 (1.41%) HP NNM
8 3 (1.06%) WSUS
8 3 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.06%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.71%) Hyperic
9 2 (0.71%) SCSM
9 2 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.71%) Netcool
10 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 88 (31.10%) Microsoft
2 60 (21.20%) BMC
3 58 (20.49%) Remedy
4 44 (15.55%) HP
5 28 (9.89%) ServiceNow
6 23 (8.13%) VMware
7 22 (7.77%) Oracle
8 20 (7.07%) Citrix
9 18 (6.36%) Cisco
10 12 (4.24%) Lotus
11 11 (3.89%) Opsware
12 9 (3.18%) NetScout
13 7 (2.47%) IBM
14 6 (2.12%) SAP
15 5 (1.77%) Dell
15 5 (1.77%) ArcSight
16 4 (1.41%) Capita
16 4 (1.41%) Symantec
16 4 (1.41%) McAfee
16 4 (1.41%) Progress
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Brighton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago