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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 424 469 508
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +39
Contract jobs citing CMDB 218 190 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 1.00% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 92 71
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £290 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £394 £349
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 8
Median hourly rate £35.50 £18.46 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.33% +17.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £14.53 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £15.77 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+125.11% -

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
17815 18938 18474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.41% 32.48% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11513 11873 11053
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 776 774
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.82% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.47 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +32 208 £450 +5.88% 14
London -14 87 £475 +7.64% 4
South East +23 54 £475 +26.66% 4
West Midlands -5 27 £425 -2.57% 1
City of London +25 14 £325 -23.52% 1
Berkshire +17 14 £360 -20.00% 1
Shropshire - 14 £438 -
Telford - 14 £438 -
Hampshire +25 13 £550 +19.56% 2
North East - 11 £260 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 11 £260 -
South West +19 10 £300 - 1
East of England +16 10 £463 -3.64%
Middlesex +8 10 £528 +32.00%
Wiltshire - 10 £300 -
Yorkshire +2 9 £475 +35.71% 2
West Yorkshire 0 9 £475 +35.71% 2
Feltham - 9 £528 -
Fareham - 8 £525 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £260 -
West Sussex +2 7 £375 -
Newbury - 6 £360 -
Surrey +9 5 £200 -57.89% 1
Scotland +9 5 £287 -11.84% 1
Bradford +7 5 £440 +29.41%
Swindon - 5 £170 -
Essex +3 4 - -
Leeds -4 4 £516 +8.63% 1
Gatwick -5 4 £275 -
Buckinghamshire -5 4 - -

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 188 (48.45%) ITIL
2 150 (38.66%) Configuration Management
3 142 (36.60%) ServiceNow
4 108 (27.84%) Service Management
5 102 (26.29%) ITSM
6 77 (19.85%) Change Management
7 74 (19.07%) ITIL V3
8 68 (17.53%) Remedy
9 66 (17.01%) Finance
10 65 (16.75%) Web Services
11 58 (14.95%) JavaScript
11 58 (14.95%) BMC
11 58 (14.95%) Security Cleared
12 50 (12.89%) Remedy ITSM
12 50 (12.89%) CMS
13 49 (12.63%) Microsoft
14 48 (12.37%) Windows
14 48 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
15 47 (12.11%) HP
16 43 (11.08%) SC Cleared
17 42 (10.82%) SLA
18 40 (10.31%) Knowledge Management
18 40 (10.31%) Data Centre
19 39 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
19 39 (10.05%) Problem Management
19 39 (10.05%) Active Directory
19 39 (10.05%) Management Information System
20 38 (9.79%) Project Management
20 38 (9.79%) Asset Management
21 36 (9.28%) Content Management

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 50 (12.89%) CMS
2 17 (4.38%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.58%) IBM Notes
3 10 (2.58%) IIS
4 9 (2.32%) Apache
5 5 (1.29%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.77%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.26%) FileNet
9 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.67%) MS Office
3 8 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 50 (12.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (2.84%) Remedy AR System
3 8 (2.06%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.77%) assyst
5 1 (0.26%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.58%) SaaS
4 9 (2.32%) PaaS
5 7 (1.80%) IaaS
6 5 (1.29%) Office 365
7 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) iTunes
7 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.93%) Firewall
2 12 (3.09%) DNS
3 10 (2.58%) DHCP
3 10 (2.58%) LDAP
4 8 (2.06%) Internet
5 7 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (1.80%) MPLS
6 6 (1.55%) WAN
7 5 (1.29%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.29%) FCAPS
7 5 (1.29%) LAN
7 5 (1.29%) VPN
8 4 (1.03%) NAS
8 4 (1.03%) SAN
9 3 (0.77%) BGP
9 3 (0.77%) Network Security
9 3 (0.77%) OSPF
9 3 (0.77%) SSL
9 3 (0.77%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.77%) MySQL
4 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.52%) MS Access
4 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.26%) IDOL
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.26%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (2.58%) JIRA
2 9 (2.32%) MSI
3 3 (0.77%) Ant
3 3 (0.77%) Gradle
3 3 (0.77%) Maven
4 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.26%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.26%) LSMW
5 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.26%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (17.01%) Finance
2 29 (7.47%) Banking
3 17 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.55%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.03%) Billing
6 4 (1.03%) Legal
6 4 (1.03%) Publishing
6 4 (1.03%) Retail
7 3 (0.77%) Law
7 3 (0.77%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Back Office
8 1 (0.26%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 77 (19.85%) Analyst
2 69 (17.78%) Developer
3 59 (15.21%) ServiceNow Developer
4 50 (12.89%) Architect
5 39 (10.05%) Consultant
6 28 (7.22%) Configuration Analyst
7 19 (4.90%) Administrator
8 17 (4.38%) Configuration Manager
9 15 (3.87%) Business Analyst
10 14 (3.61%) Service Manager
10 14 (3.61%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 12 (3.09%) Remedy Architect
11 12 (3.09%) Service Analyst
12 11 (2.84%) Change Manager
12 11 (2.84%) Configuration Management Analyst
13 10 (2.58%) Support Analyst
14 9 (2.32%) IT Manager
14 9 (2.32%) ITIL Manager
14 9 (2.32%) Support Engineer
14 9 (2.32%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (16.75%) Web Services
2 27 (6.96%) AngularJS
3 24 (6.19%) HTML
4 23 (5.93%) CSS
5 15 (3.87%) Middleware
6 14 (3.61%) XML
7 10 (2.58%) REST
7 10 (2.58%) SOAP
8 9 (2.32%) Ajax
9 5 (1.29%) jQuery
10 4 (1.03%) .NET
11 3 (0.77%) JSON
11 3 (0.77%) XHTML
12 2 (0.52%) J2EE
12 2 (0.52%) JDBC
12 2 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (0.52%) WSDL
13 1 (0.26%) JAX-WS
13 1 (0.26%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.31%) Data Centre
2 39 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (10.05%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.12%) User Experience
4 14 (3.61%) Clustering
5 6 (1.55%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.77%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.77%) Handset
7 3 (0.77%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.77%) PMI
7 3 (0.77%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.77%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.77%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.52%) BYOD
8 2 (0.52%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.52%) NHS
8 2 (0.52%) Replication
8 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.37%) Windows
2 24 (6.19%) Unix
3 14 (3.61%) Linux
4 13 (3.35%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.84%) Windows 7
5 11 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.03%) Solaris
9 3 (0.77%) AIX
9 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.77%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.52%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.26%) CatOS
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (48.45%) ITIL
2 150 (38.66%) Configuration Management
3 108 (27.84%) Service Management
4 102 (26.29%) ITSM
5 77 (19.85%) Change Management
6 74 (19.07%) ITIL V3
7 48 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (10.31%) Knowledge Management
9 39 (10.05%) Problem Management
10 38 (9.79%) Asset Management
10 38 (9.79%) Project Management
11 36 (9.28%) Content Management
12 35 (9.02%) Analytics
13 34 (8.76%) Incident Management
13 34 (8.76%) Service Delivery
14 31 (7.99%) Translating Business Requirements
14 31 (7.99%) Workflow
15 29 (7.47%) Release Management
16 28 (7.22%) Migration
16 28 (7.22%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (14.95%) JavaScript
2 36 (9.28%) SQL
3 29 (7.47%) Java
4 16 (4.12%) PHP
5 13 (3.35%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.58%) Perl
7 8 (2.06%) VBA
8 7 (1.80%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.29%) C++
9 5 (1.29%) Python
9 5 (1.29%) VBScript
10 4 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.77%) VB
12 2 (0.52%) C
13 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (14.95%) Security Cleared
2 43 (11.08%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (4.12%) Degree
5 14 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.32%) ISEB
6 9 (2.32%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.29%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.29%) MCSE
8 4 (1.03%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.03%) CCNA
8 4 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.03%) LPIC
8 4 (1.03%) MCP
9 3 (0.77%) CAPM
9 3 (0.77%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.77%) JNCIS
9 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.82%) SLA
2 9 (2.32%) QA
3 8 (2.06%) COBIT
4 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.52%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.52%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.26%) TickIT
System Software
1 39 (10.05%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.09%) Firmware
4 11 (2.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (2.32%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.29%) Docker
7 3 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.77%) XenApp
7 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.52%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.52%) Samba
8 2 (0.52%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.52%) UAG
8 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.26%) NFS
9 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (6.70%) SCCM
2 13 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (3.35%) Puppet
3 12 (3.09%) OpenView
4 10 (2.58%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (2.58%) OPNET
5 9 (2.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (2.32%) Perfmon
6 7 (1.80%) HP SIM
6 7 (1.80%) HP UCMDB
6 7 (1.80%) SCOM
6 7 (1.80%) WSUS
7 6 (1.55%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.29%) TADDM
9 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.77%) Ansible
10 3 (0.77%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.77%) HP SiteScope
10 3 (0.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 142 (36.60%) ServiceNow
2 68 (17.53%) Remedy
3 58 (14.95%) BMC
4 49 (12.63%) Microsoft
5 47 (12.11%) HP
6 30 (7.73%) Oracle
7 27 (6.96%) CA
8 23 (5.93%) VMware
9 19 (4.90%) Cisco
9 19 (4.90%) Citrix
10 16 (4.12%) IBM
11 12 (3.09%) SolarWinds
12 10 (2.58%) Lotus
13 9 (2.32%) EMC
14 8 (2.06%) Dell
15 7 (1.80%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.80%) Riverbed
16 6 (1.55%) SevOne
17 5 (1.29%) Palo Alto
17 5 (1.29%) Tufin
Reading, Berkshire
Seven Principles Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago