The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 413 442 474
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +32
Contract jobs citing CMDB 178 122 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 0.91% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 52 47
Average daily rate
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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 £197 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £544 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £42.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.64% +107.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.64 £18.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £44.75 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £42.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-37.64% +93.18%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13778 13403 14248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.22% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8337 8107 8177
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £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 566 600 789
Average hourly rate £20.29 £22.00 £24.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +24 158 £375 - 19
London +38 66 £400 -10.11% 6
South East +7 42 £388 +24.49% 6
Scotland -12 17 £388 -3.12%
City of London +22 14 £270 -41.46% 4
North West +8 14 £100 -58.07% 2
South West -15 13 £425 - 1
East of England -9 12 £265 +7.07% 2
Cheshire +9 11 £100 -59.22% 1
Berkshire -1 8 £400 -3.03% 3
Norfolk - 8 £265 -
Hampshire -4 6 £419 - 1
Wiltshire -10 5 £425 - 1
Aberdeen - 5 £425 -
Reading +8 4 £400 - 1
Surrey +2 4 £394 - 1
Somerset - 4 £400 -
East Midlands +2 3 £113 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £113 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £113 -
Slough +1 2 £450 -5.26% 2
Swindon -3 2 - - 1
Manchester -8 2 - - 1
Fareham - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £196 -
Hertfordshire -3 1 - - 1
Crawley - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Bristol - 1 £475 -

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 198 (50.51%) ITIL
2 168 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 92 (23.47%) Service Management
4 91 (23.21%) ITSM
5 88 (22.45%) Asset Management
6 85 (21.68%) Security Cleared
7 83 (21.17%) Microsoft
8 77 (19.64%) ServiceNow
9 64 (16.33%) SC Cleared
9 64 (16.33%) BMC
10 63 (16.07%) Service Delivery
11 58 (14.80%) Change Management
12 56 (14.29%) Remedy
12 56 (14.29%) Web Services
13 53 (13.52%) MS Excel
13 53 (13.52%) HP
14 51 (13.01%) Windows
15 47 (11.99%) MS Office
16 45 (11.48%) CMS
17 42 (10.71%) Finance
18 39 (9.95%) Remedy ITSM
19 36 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
20 33 (8.42%) HTML
20 33 (8.42%) SharePoint
20 33 (8.42%) Banking
21 32 (8.16%) PRINCE2
22 31 (7.91%) Project Management
22 31 (7.91%) HP UCMDB
22 31 (7.91%) ITIL V3
23 30 (7.65%) JavaScript

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 45 (11.48%) CMS
2 33 (8.42%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.08%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.02%) IIS
6 3 (0.77%) Confluence
7 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.26%) Apache
8 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.26%) Lync
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 53 (13.52%) MS Excel
2 47 (11.99%) MS Office
3 27 (6.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.30%) MS Project
5 8 (2.04%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (9.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.79%) Remedy AR System
4 6 (1.53%) assyst
5 3 (0.77%) Maximo
6 1 (0.26%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.55%) SaaS
3 3 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.59%) Firewall
2 15 (3.83%) LDAP
3 12 (3.06%) SSL
4 11 (2.81%) VPN
5 7 (1.79%) SAN
6 6 (1.53%) DHCP
6 6 (1.53%) DNS
7 5 (1.28%) LAN
7 5 (1.28%) WAN
8 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.77%) VoIP
10 2 (0.51%) DSL
10 2 (0.51%) MPLS
11 1 (0.26%) Internet
11 1 (0.26%) PBX
11 1 (0.26%) PSTN
11 1 (0.26%) Wireless
11 1 (0.26%) Network Security
11 1 (0.26%) Nortel Meridian
11 1 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.04%) MS Access
1 8 (2.04%) MySQL
2 7 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.53%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.53%) Star Schema
4 5 (1.28%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.26%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.79%) MSI
3 3 (0.77%) JIRA
3 3 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.77%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.51%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.51%) Log4Net
5 1 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 42 (10.71%) Finance
2 33 (8.42%) Banking
3 12 (3.06%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.06%) Legal
4 6 (1.53%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.28%) Billing
6 4 (1.02%) Marketing
7 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.77%) Advertising
7 3 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.51%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 116 (29.59%) Analyst
2 41 (10.46%) Configuration Analyst
3 38 (9.69%) Consultant
4 35 (8.93%) Configuration Manager
5 33 (8.42%) Developer
6 21 (5.36%) ServiceNow Developer
7 16 (4.08%) Data Analyst
8 15 (3.83%) Business Analyst
9 14 (3.57%) Software Asset Manager
9 14 (3.57%) Software Manager
10 13 (3.32%) Architect
10 13 (3.32%) Project Manager
11 11 (2.81%) Change Manager
11 11 (2.81%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (2.55%) Coordinator
12 10 (2.55%) Service Manager
13 9 (2.30%) Administrator
13 9 (2.30%) ITSM Consultant
13 9 (2.30%) ServiceNow Consultant
14 8 (2.04%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (14.29%) Web Services
2 33 (8.42%) HTML
3 28 (7.14%) CSS
4 24 (6.12%) XML
5 16 (4.08%) .NET
6 11 (2.81%) SOAP
6 11 (2.81%) Ajax
7 8 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (2.04%) Middleware
8 6 (1.53%) COM
9 5 (1.28%) ADO.NET
9 5 (1.28%) HTML5
10 4 (1.02%) jQuery
10 4 (1.02%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.51%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.51%) MSMQ
11 2 (0.51%) JDBC
12 1 (0.26%) CGI
12 1 (0.26%) XML Schema
12 1 (0.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.63%) Management Information System
2 11 (2.81%) Mainframe
3 10 (2.55%) GIS
4 6 (1.53%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.28%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.77%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.77%) Data Extraction
6 3 (0.77%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.77%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.51%) AS400
7 2 (0.51%) PMI
8 1 (0.26%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.26%) DTV
8 1 (0.26%) CCTV
8 1 (0.26%) SCADA
8 1 (0.26%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.26%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.26%) Life Science
8 1 (0.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.01%) Windows
2 29 (7.40%) UNIX
3 22 (5.61%) Windows 7
4 17 (4.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (4.08%) Linux
6 12 (3.06%) Windows XP
7 10 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.30%) Solaris
9 7 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.28%) AIX
11 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.51%) HPUX
13 1 (0.26%) MVS
13 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.26%) SUSE
13 1 (0.26%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (50.51%) ITIL
2 168 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 92 (23.47%) Service Management
4 91 (23.21%) ITSM
5 88 (22.45%) Asset Management
6 63 (16.07%) Service Delivery
7 58 (14.80%) Change Management
8 36 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 32 (8.16%) PRINCE2
10 31 (7.91%) Project Management
10 31 (7.91%) ITIL V3
11 29 (7.40%) Knowledge Management
12 26 (6.63%) Workflow
13 25 (6.38%) Incident Management
13 25 (6.38%) Capacity Management
14 23 (5.87%) Operations Management
15 21 (5.36%) Portfolio Management
16 20 (5.10%) Data Modelling
17 16 (4.08%) Release Management
17 16 (4.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.65%) JavaScript
2 23 (5.87%) SQL
3 17 (4.34%) Perl
3 17 (4.34%) Java
4 15 (3.83%) PowerShell
5 10 (2.55%) C++
6 9 (2.30%) C
7 8 (2.04%) C#
8 7 (1.79%) VBScript
9 5 (1.28%) Python
10 3 (0.77%) VB
11 2 (0.51%) PHP
12 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (21.68%) Security Cleared
2 64 (16.33%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.61%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (4.59%) Degree
5 13 (3.32%) DV Cleared
6 12 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (2.81%) CISSP
8 9 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.04%) MCSA
10 7 (1.79%) CISM
11 6 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.53%) ISEB
11 6 (1.53%) CCNA
12 5 (1.28%) GIAC
12 5 (1.28%) CRISC
13 4 (1.02%) MCP
14 3 (0.77%) MCSE
15 2 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (0.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.14%) SLA
2 12 (3.06%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.79%) QA
5 5 (1.28%) GPG13
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 11 (2.81%) XenApp
4 7 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.51%) vSphere
8 1 (0.26%) NFS
8 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.26%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 31 (7.91%) HP UCMDB
2 19 (4.85%) SCOM
3 17 (4.34%) Tivoli
3 17 (4.34%) SCCM
4 5 (1.28%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.77%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.77%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.51%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.26%) Netcool
7 1 (0.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.26%) Control-M
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 83 (21.17%) Microsoft
2 77 (19.64%) ServiceNow
3 64 (16.33%) BMC
4 56 (14.29%) Remedy
5 53 (13.52%) HP
6 22 (5.61%) SolarWinds
7 19 (4.85%) SAP
8 17 (4.34%) Citrix
9 16 (4.08%) Lotus
10 14 (3.57%) Oracle
10 14 (3.57%) IBM
11 12 (3.06%) CA
12 9 (2.30%) Cisco
13 8 (2.04%) ComArch
13 8 (2.04%) VMware
13 8 (2.04%) Business Objects
14 7 (1.79%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.79%) ArcSight
15 6 (1.53%) Netezza
15 6 (1.53%) Informatica
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