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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 456 481 518
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +37
Contract jobs citing CMDB 158 168 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.92% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 86 69
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £179 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £571 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +169.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £15.64
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +171.82%

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
16124 18312 17926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.53% 33.30% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10444 11516 11374
Median daily rate £433 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 785 743
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.12 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +4 142 £450 - 12
London -4 62 £480 -4.00% 5
South East +28 50 £425 +11.84% 5
Hampshire +41 30 £450 +52.54% 1
Scotland +11 10 £400 +13.47% 1
Fareham -5 9 £475 - 1
Oxfordshire -5 7 £138 -
City of London -10 7 £375 -21.05% 2
North East -20 7 £425 -15.00%
Tyne and Wear -25 7 £425 -15.00%
Reading +3 6 - -
East of England +3 6 £170 -62.22%
Berkshire -3 6 - - 3
West Midlands -19 6 £388 +37.77%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £425 -
Southampton +7 5 £575 +248.48%
South West +6 4 £500 +198.50% 2
Canary Wharf +5 4 £400 -23.80%
Aberdeen -4 4 - -
Kidlington - 4 £125 -
Winchester - 4 £325 -
Surrey +22 3 £338 -29.68%
Manchester -2 3 £388 -
Oxford -5 3 £150 +9.09%
North West -7 3 £388 -3.12%
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £375 -
Clydebank - 3 £375 -
Middlesex - 3 £528 -
Yorkshire +21 2 £200 -52.94%
East Midlands -5 2 £575 +1.32%

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 213 (56.35%) ITIL
2 160 (42.33%) Configuration Management
3 151 (39.95%) ServiceNow
4 136 (35.98%) Service Management
5 124 (32.80%) ITSM
6 76 (20.11%) ITIL V3
7 70 (18.52%) Change Management
7 70 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 63 (16.67%) BMC
9 61 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (15.87%) Remedy
11 58 (15.34%) Asset Management
11 58 (15.34%) Workflow
11 58 (15.34%) Security Cleared
12 56 (14.81%) Finance
13 49 (12.96%) Web Services
14 46 (12.17%) Windows
14 46 (12.17%) Microsoft
14 46 (12.17%) HP
15 45 (11.90%) XML
16 43 (11.38%) CMS
16 43 (11.38%) Remedy ITSM
17 42 (11.11%) SC Cleared
18 39 (10.32%) CA
19 36 (9.52%) Cisco
19 36 (9.52%) Problem Management
20 35 (9.26%) CSS
21 34 (8.99%) HTML
21 34 (8.99%) Project Management
21 34 (8.99%) DevOps

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 43 (11.38%) CMS
2 14 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.32%) Apache
3 5 (1.32%) IBM Notes
3 5 (1.32%) IIS
3 5 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.79%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.03%) MS Office
3 8 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 43 (11.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.12%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (2.12%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (0.79%) assyst
4 1 (0.26%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.73%) IaaS
2 27 (7.14%) PaaS
3 24 (6.35%) SaaS
4 14 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (2.38%) Office 365
7 1 (0.26%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.20%) Firewall
2 12 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (3.17%) LAN
2 12 (3.17%) VPN
3 11 (2.91%) MPLS
3 11 (2.91%) WAN
4 9 (2.38%) DNS
4 9 (2.38%) Wireless
5 8 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (2.12%) DHCP
5 8 (2.12%) Ethernet
5 8 (2.12%) FCAPS
6 7 (1.85%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (1.85%) NetScaler
6 7 (1.85%) Network Security
6 7 (1.85%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.32%) OSPF
8 4 (1.06%) BGP
8 4 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.06%) MySQL
2 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (1.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.79%) Pentaho
4 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (5.29%) JIRA
2 5 (1.32%) Ant
2 5 (1.32%) Gradle
2 5 (1.32%) Maven
2 5 (1.32%) MSI
3 1 (0.26%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 56 (14.81%) Finance
2 27 (7.14%) Banking
3 7 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.32%) Publishing
5 4 (1.06%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.06%) Legal
6 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.53%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Back Office
8 1 (0.26%) Billing
8 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (19.84%) Developer
2 66 (17.46%) ServiceNow Developer
3 55 (14.55%) Analyst
4 38 (10.05%) Architect
5 33 (8.73%) Consultant
6 21 (5.56%) Configuration Analyst
7 19 (5.03%) Configuration Manager
8 17 (4.50%) Administrator
8 17 (4.50%) Network Engineer
9 15 (3.97%) Service Manager
10 14 (3.70%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 12 (3.17%) Configuration Engineer
12 11 (2.91%) Change Manager
12 11 (2.91%) Remedy Architect
13 10 (2.65%) Senior Network Engineer
14 8 (2.12%) Business Analyst
14 8 (2.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (2.12%) IT Analyst
14 8 (2.12%) ITSM Developer
15 7 (1.85%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.96%) Web Services
2 45 (11.90%) XML
3 35 (9.26%) CSS
4 34 (8.99%) HTML
5 23 (6.08%) SOAP
5 23 (6.08%) XHTML
6 22 (5.82%) REST
7 20 (5.29%) Ajax
8 15 (3.97%) AngularJS
9 14 (3.70%) XSL
10 13 (3.44%) XML Schema
11 5 (1.32%) Middleware
12 4 (1.06%) .NET
12 4 (1.06%) jQuery
13 1 (0.26%) HTML5
13 1 (0.26%) Node.js
13 1 (0.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (0.26%) WSDL
13 1 (0.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.08%) Data Centre
2 20 (5.29%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.12%) Clustering
4 8 (2.12%) User Experience
5 5 (1.32%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.06%) Handset
7 3 (0.79%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.79%) Fintech
8 2 (0.53%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.53%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.53%) NHS
8 2 (0.53%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.53%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.53%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.26%) Statistics
9 1 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.17%) Windows
2 21 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 20 (5.29%) Unix
4 16 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.70%) Linux
6 12 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.32%) Solaris
9 5 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.06%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.06%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.79%) CatOS
11 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.26%) AIX
12 1 (0.26%) Android
12 1 (0.26%) HPUX
12 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (56.35%) ITIL
2 160 (42.33%) Configuration Management
3 136 (35.98%) Service Management
4 124 (32.80%) ITSM
5 76 (20.11%) ITIL V3
6 70 (18.52%) Change Management
7 61 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (15.34%) Asset Management
8 58 (15.34%) Workflow
9 36 (9.52%) Problem Management
10 34 (8.99%) DevOps
10 34 (8.99%) Project Management
11 31 (8.20%) Knowledge Management
12 27 (7.14%) Service Delivery
13 26 (6.88%) SDLC
14 24 (6.35%) Incident Management
15 23 (6.08%) Service Design
16 22 (5.82%) Analytics
16 22 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (5.82%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 70 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 28 (7.41%) SQL
3 23 (6.08%) Java
4 16 (4.23%) PHP
5 12 (3.17%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.85%) Perl
6 7 (1.85%) Python
6 7 (1.85%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.06%) C++
8 4 (1.06%) VBScript
9 3 (0.79%) VB
10 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.26%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 58 (15.34%) Security Cleared
2 42 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (3.44%) Degree
5 11 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.38%) ISEB
6 9 (2.38%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.59%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.32%) CCNA
9 5 (1.32%) MCP
10 3 (0.79%) BICSI Certification
10 3 (0.79%) JNCIA
10 3 (0.79%) JNCIS
10 3 (0.79%) LPIC
10 3 (0.79%) MCSE
10 3 (0.79%) RHCE
11 2 (0.53%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.53%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.03%) SLA
2 9 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.85%) COBIT
4 6 (1.59%) Def Stans
4 6 (1.59%) ISO 9000
5 5 (1.32%) QA
6 4 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.85%) Firmware
4 6 (1.59%) ProxySG
5 5 (1.32%) Docker
5 5 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.32%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.26%) XenApp
7 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (5.56%) SCCM
2 17 (4.50%) OPNET
3 16 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.91%) Puppet
5 8 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.59%) CA Spectrum
6 6 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (1.59%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.32%) Ansible
7 5 (1.32%) HP SIM
7 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (1.32%) Nagios
7 5 (1.32%) OpenView
7 5 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (1.32%) Perfmon
7 5 (1.32%) SCOM
7 5 (1.32%) WSUS
8 4 (1.06%) Netcool
9 3 (0.79%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 151 (39.95%) ServiceNow
2 63 (16.67%) BMC
3 60 (15.87%) Remedy
4 46 (12.17%) HP
4 46 (12.17%) Microsoft
5 39 (10.32%) CA
6 36 (9.52%) Cisco
7 32 (8.47%) Oracle
8 26 (6.88%) VMware
9 25 (6.61%) SolarWinds
10 19 (5.03%) CheckPoint
11 14 (3.70%) Citrix
11 14 (3.70%) Symantec
12 13 (3.44%) Riverbed
13 12 (3.17%) EMC
14 11 (2.91%) IBM
15 10 (2.65%) Intel Security
15 10 (2.65%) Palo Alto
16 9 (2.38%) SevOne
16 9 (2.38%) Splunk
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