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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 468 456 496
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +40
Contract jobs citing CMDB 133 119 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 0.86% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 55 41
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£375 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Average hourly rate £15.77 £43.55 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.78% +38.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.55 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £44.79 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £43.55 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-63.78% +36.09%

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
14120 13908 14654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.49% 26.15% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8449 8513 8505
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 615 803
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.30 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -24.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -10 117 £375 -6.25% 13
London +23 59 £398 -10.67% 4
South East +12 34 £375 +13.63% 3
Scotland -9 13 £350 -12.50%
City of London +35 11 £356 -25.00% 2
North West 0 10 £100 -65.51% 1
Buckinghamshire - 10 £381 -
Milton Keynes - 9 £400 -
Cheshire +8 8 £100 -65.51%
Berkshire +1 8 £438 +16.66% 1
Hampshire -12 5 £310 - 1
East of England -15 5 £438 +76.76% 1
Surrey +4 4 £394 -
Swindon -3 2 - -
Manchester -8 2 £170 - 1
Wiltshire -18 2 - - 1
South West -37 2 - - 2
Fareham - 2 - -
Reading +8 1 £425 +16.43% 1
Croydon +4 1 £400 +150.00%
Hertfordshire -13 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
Aberdeen - 1 £418 -
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Bridgend - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Colchester - - - -

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 181 (50.28%) ITIL
2 146 (40.56%) Configuration Management
3 84 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 84 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 83 (23.06%) Service Management
5 81 (22.50%) Asset Management
6 77 (21.39%) ITSM
7 65 (18.06%) SC Cleared
8 62 (17.22%) ServiceNow
9 59 (16.39%) BMC
10 58 (16.11%) Remedy
11 54 (15.00%) Service Delivery
12 52 (14.44%) MS Excel
13 49 (13.61%) Web Services
13 49 (13.61%) Windows
14 48 (13.33%) Change Management
15 47 (13.06%) HP
16 44 (12.22%) MS Office
17 42 (11.67%) Finance
18 41 (11.39%) Remedy ITSM
19 36 (10.00%) CMS
20 33 (9.17%) SharePoint
20 33 (9.17%) Banking
21 32 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
22 31 (8.61%) ITIL V3
23 30 (8.33%) PRINCE2
23 30 (8.33%) SLA
24 29 (8.06%) HP UCMDB
25 28 (7.78%) UNIX
25 28 (7.78%) Project Management

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 36 (10.00%) CMS
2 33 (9.17%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.44%) IBM Notes
4 7 (1.94%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.11%) IIS
7 3 (0.83%) Confluence
8 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.28%) Site Server
9 1 (0.28%) Apache
9 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.28%) Lync
Applications
1 52 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 44 (12.22%) MS Office
3 26 (7.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.50%) MS Project
5 8 (2.22%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (11.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.94%) Remedy AR System
4 6 (1.67%) assyst
5 3 (0.83%) Maximo
5 3 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.11%) SaaS
3 3 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.17%) Firewall
2 8 (2.22%) LDAP
3 7 (1.94%) SSL
4 6 (1.67%) VPN
4 6 (1.67%) SAN
5 5 (1.39%) DNS
5 5 (1.39%) WAN
5 5 (1.39%) DHCP
6 4 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.83%) VoIP
8 2 (0.56%) VLAN
8 2 (0.56%) LAN
8 2 (0.56%) MPLS
8 2 (0.56%) DSL
9 1 (0.28%) Internet
9 1 (0.28%) PBX
9 1 (0.28%) PSTN
9 1 (0.28%) Wireless
9 1 (0.28%) Nortel Meridian
9 1 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.22%) MS Access
2 6 (1.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (1.67%) MySQL
2 6 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.67%) Star Schema
3 5 (1.39%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.28%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.94%) MSI
3 3 (0.83%) JIRA
3 3 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.83%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.56%) Log4Net
5 1 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 42 (11.67%) Finance
2 33 (9.17%) Banking
3 13 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.33%) Legal
5 6 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.39%) Billing
7 4 (1.11%) Marketing
7 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.83%) Advertising
8 3 (0.83%) Electronics
8 3 (0.83%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.56%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Military
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 117 (32.50%) Analyst
2 42 (11.67%) Configuration Analyst
3 35 (9.72%) Consultant
4 27 (7.50%) Developer
5 26 (7.22%) Configuration Manager
6 17 (4.72%) Business Analyst
7 16 (4.44%) Data Analyst
8 14 (3.89%) Software Manager
8 14 (3.89%) Software Asset Manager
8 14 (3.89%) ServiceNow Developer
8 14 (3.89%) Architect
8 14 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (3.61%) Project Manager
10 10 (2.78%) Remedy Consultant
10 10 (2.78%) Coordinator
11 9 (2.50%) Support Engineer
12 7 (1.94%) Change Manager
12 7 (1.94%) Support Analyst
12 7 (1.94%) Systems Analyst
12 7 (1.94%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (13.61%) Web Services
2 22 (6.11%) HTML
3 18 (5.00%) CSS
4 15 (4.17%) .NET
5 11 (3.06%) XML
6 8 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (2.22%) Middleware
7 6 (1.67%) HTML5
7 6 (1.67%) ADO.NET
8 5 (1.39%) Ajax
9 4 (1.11%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.11%) SOAP
10 3 (0.83%) COM
11 2 (0.56%) jQuery
11 2 (0.56%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.56%) JDBC
11 2 (0.56%) MSMQ
12 1 (0.28%) CGI
12 1 (0.28%) J2EE
12 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.94%) Management Information System
2 10 (2.78%) GIS
3 9 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.67%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.39%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.11%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.83%) DTV
7 3 (0.83%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.83%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.83%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.83%) iPad
8 2 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.56%) AS400
9 1 (0.28%) PMI
9 1 (0.28%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.28%) Replication
9 1 (0.28%) CCTV
9 1 (0.28%) SCADA
9 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 49 (13.61%) Windows
2 28 (7.78%) UNIX
3 18 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 16 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.89%) Linux
6 10 (2.78%) Windows XP
7 9 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.67%) Solaris
9 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.83%) AIX
10 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.28%) Tru64
11 1 (0.28%) MVS
11 1 (0.28%) HPUX
11 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (50.28%) ITIL
2 146 (40.56%) Configuration Management
3 83 (23.06%) Service Management
4 81 (22.50%) Asset Management
5 77 (21.39%) ITSM
6 54 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 48 (13.33%) Change Management
8 32 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (8.61%) ITIL V3
10 30 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 28 (7.78%) Project Management
12 27 (7.50%) Capacity Management
13 26 (7.22%) Knowledge Management
14 23 (6.39%) Operations Management
15 21 (5.83%) Portfolio Management
16 20 (5.56%) Data Modelling
17 19 (5.28%) Workflow
17 19 (5.28%) Incident Management
18 16 (4.44%) UML
19 14 (3.89%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.94%) JavaScript
2 18 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (5.00%) SQL
3 17 (4.72%) Perl
4 12 (3.33%) Java
5 11 (3.06%) C
6 9 (2.50%) C#
7 8 (2.22%) C++
7 8 (2.22%) VBScript
8 6 (1.67%) Python
9 3 (0.83%) VB
10 2 (0.56%) PHP
11 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 65 (18.06%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (4.17%) Degree
5 12 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (3.06%) CISSP
7 9 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.22%) MCSA
9 7 (1.94%) CISM
9 7 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (1.67%) MCSE
10 6 (1.67%) CCNA
10 6 (1.67%) ISEB
11 5 (1.39%) GIAC
11 5 (1.39%) CRISC
12 4 (1.11%) BC Cleared
12 4 (1.11%) MCP
12 4 (1.11%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.33%) SLA
2 12 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.94%) QA
5 6 (1.67%) GPG13
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) COBIT
6 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (6.39%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 10 (2.78%) XenApp
4 7 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.56%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (8.06%) HP UCMDB
2 21 (5.83%) SCOM
3 17 (4.72%) Tivoli
3 17 (4.72%) SCCM
4 6 (1.67%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.56%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.28%) Control-M
7 1 (0.28%) Netcool
7 1 (0.28%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.28%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 84 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 62 (17.22%) ServiceNow
3 59 (16.39%) BMC
4 58 (16.11%) Remedy
5 47 (13.06%) HP
6 22 (6.11%) SolarWinds
7 20 (5.56%) SAP
8 17 (4.72%) Citrix
9 16 (4.44%) Lotus
10 14 (3.89%) Oracle
11 10 (2.78%) VMware
11 10 (2.78%) IBM
12 9 (2.50%) Cisco
13 8 (2.22%) ArcSight
13 8 (2.22%) ComArch
13 8 (2.22%) CA
14 7 (1.94%) Business Objects
15 6 (1.67%) Netezza
15 6 (1.67%) Cognos
15 6 (1.67%) Informatica
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