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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 397 374 426
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +52
Contract jobs citing CMDB 221 222 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.42% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 1.38% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 136 54
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£425 £353 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% -16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.39% -26.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-45.28% -3.63%

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
16501 16144 14914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.46% 30.67% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10228 10089 8893
Average daily rate £415 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 660 645 613
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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 -13 217 £450 +28.11% 23
London +28 107 £460 +53.33% 10
South East +1 65 £325 -18.75% 5
City of London +20 41 £470 +62.06% 5
Buckinghamshire +35 37 £317 +60.10% 3
Berkshire +5 17 £400 - 2
East of England +7 15 £400 +23.07% 3
Milton Keynes +15 13 £302 +52.52% 1
High Wycombe - 12 £388 - 2
Hertfordshire +8 9 £475 - 2
West Midlands -5 9 £325 +36.12% 1
North West -18 9 £475 +171.42% 2
Surrey +6 8 £390 -25.71%
Slough - 8 £288 -
Cheshire -8 7 £475 - 1
South West -27 6 £168 -52.48%
Hemel Hempstead -1 5 - -
Birmingham -3 5 - - 1
Yorkshire -10 5 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 - - 1
Reading +8 4 £450 +12.50%
Maidenhead - 4 £450 - 1
Chester - 4 £463 -
Hampshire -12 3 £300 -20.00%
Devon - 3 - -
Ipswich - 3 £400 -
Leeds - 3 - - 1
Suffolk - 3 £400 -
Luton +7 2 £450 -
Staines +6 2 - -

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 197 (53.24%) ITIL
2 136 (36.76%) Configuration Management
3 127 (34.32%) Service Management
4 126 (34.05%) ITSM
5 92 (24.86%) Remedy
6 88 (23.78%) BMC
7 80 (21.62%) ServiceNow
8 72 (19.46%) Microsoft
9 70 (18.92%) Finance
10 69 (18.65%) Remedy ITSM
11 65 (17.57%) HP
12 51 (13.78%) Windows
13 50 (13.51%) Web Services
14 49 (13.24%) SQL
15 46 (12.43%) XML
16 45 (12.16%) Change Management
17 44 (11.89%) HTML
18 42 (11.35%) CSS
18 42 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
19 41 (11.08%) CMS
20 39 (10.54%) Security Cleared
21 36 (9.73%) Project Management
21 36 (9.73%) MS Office
21 36 (9.73%) Java
22 35 (9.46%) Active Directory
23 34 (9.19%) CA
23 34 (9.19%) Knowledge Management
24 33 (8.92%) Management Information System
25 29 (7.84%) Workflow
25 29 (7.84%) Degree

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (11.08%) CMS
2 8 (2.16%) IBM Notes
2 8 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.89%) WorkSite
4 5 (1.35%) IIS
5 4 (1.08%) JBoss
6 3 (0.81%) Site Server
7 2 (0.54%) Confluence
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 36 (9.73%) MS Office
2 24 (6.49%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 69 (18.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.89%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.62%) IaaS
2 4 (1.08%) SaaS
3 3 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.41%) LDAP
2 16 (4.32%) LAN
3 15 (4.05%) SSL
3 15 (4.05%) VPN
4 13 (3.51%) WAN
5 11 (2.97%) SAN
6 10 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.16%) Internet
8 7 (1.89%) MPLS
9 6 (1.62%) DNS
10 5 (1.35%) Wireless
10 5 (1.35%) Firewall
10 5 (1.35%) ADSL
10 5 (1.35%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (0.81%) NAS
12 2 (0.54%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.54%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.24%) Pentaho
3 8 (2.16%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.35%) MS Access
5 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.81%) MySQL
6 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.81%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.54%) DTS
7 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.27%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.27%) Big Data
8 1 (0.27%) NewSQL
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (2.70%) JIRA
2 8 (2.16%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.16%) ClearCase
3 6 (1.62%) FishEye
3 6 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.54%) Selenium
5 2 (0.54%) Lombardi
5 2 (0.54%) NUnit
6 1 (0.27%) MSI
6 1 (0.27%) ERwin
General
1 70 (18.92%) Finance
2 24 (6.49%) Banking
3 21 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.43%) Legal
5 8 (2.16%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.81%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.81%) Billing
8 3 (0.81%) Retail
9 2 (0.54%) Local Government
9 2 (0.54%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 94 (25.41%) Analyst
2 64 (17.30%) Developer
3 51 (13.78%) ServiceNow Developer
4 43 (11.62%) Consultant
5 26 (7.03%) Business Analyst
6 25 (6.76%) Configuration Manager
7 22 (5.95%) ITSM Consultant
8 21 (5.68%) Configuration Analyst
9 20 (5.41%) Service Analyst
10 19 (5.14%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 18 (4.86%) Architect
12 15 (4.05%) Senior Consultant
12 15 (4.05%) Technical Consultant
12 15 (4.05%) Technical Developer
13 14 (3.78%) Administrator
13 14 (3.78%) Senior Developer
13 14 (3.78%) Senior Technical Consultant
14 12 (3.24%) Project Manager
15 10 (2.70%) Desktop Support
16 9 (2.43%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (13.51%) Web Services
2 46 (12.43%) XML
3 44 (11.89%) HTML
4 42 (11.35%) CSS
5 19 (5.14%) SOAP
6 15 (4.05%) Ajax
7 14 (3.78%) COM
8 9 (2.43%) .NET
9 6 (1.62%) J2EE
10 3 (0.81%) XSLT
10 3 (0.81%) REST
11 2 (0.54%) Entity Framework
11 2 (0.54%) Drools
11 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (0.54%) WCF
11 2 (0.54%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (8.92%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.16%) Blackberry
4 7 (1.89%) Statistics
5 5 (1.35%) e-Health
5 5 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.81%) Clustering
7 3 (0.81%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.81%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.81%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.54%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.54%) Open Source
8 2 (0.54%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.54%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.54%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.27%) Tandem
9 1 (0.27%) NHS
9 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.78%) Windows
2 24 (6.49%) Linux
3 23 (6.22%) UNIX
4 14 (3.78%) Windows 7
5 11 (2.97%) Windows XP
5 11 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.70%) Solaris
7 8 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.81%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.54%) AIX
12 1 (0.27%) SUSE
12 1 (0.27%) Android
12 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (53.24%) ITIL
2 136 (36.76%) Configuration Management
3 127 (34.32%) Service Management
4 126 (34.05%) ITSM
5 45 (12.16%) Change Management
6 36 (9.73%) Project Management
7 34 (9.19%) Knowledge Management
8 29 (7.84%) Workflow
9 28 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (7.03%) Network Management
11 25 (6.76%) Unit Testing
11 25 (6.76%) Asset Management
11 25 (6.76%) IT Asset Management
12 24 (6.49%) Service Delivery
13 23 (6.22%) Content Management
14 21 (5.68%) Release Management
15 20 (5.41%) Data Modelling
16 19 (5.14%) Incident Management
17 17 (4.59%) Problem Management
18 16 (4.32%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 49 (13.24%) SQL
2 36 (9.73%) Java
3 25 (6.76%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.32%) Perl
5 13 (3.51%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.16%) Python
7 7 (1.89%) PHP
8 6 (1.62%) VBScript
8 6 (1.62%) Jython
9 3 (0.81%) VB
9 3 (0.81%) C
10 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.27%) C#
11 1 (0.27%) C++
11 1 (0.27%) COBOL
11 1 (0.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 39 (10.54%) Security Cleared
2 29 (7.84%) Degree
3 25 (6.76%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (3.51%) CCNA
6 9 (2.43%) CCNP
7 8 (2.16%) CCIE
7 8 (2.16%) PMP
7 8 (2.16%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.08%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.08%) MCITP
10 4 (1.08%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.08%) MCSE
11 3 (0.81%) CISM
11 3 (0.81%) CISSP
11 3 (0.81%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.54%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.95%) SLA
2 8 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.62%) QA
4 4 (1.08%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.81%) COBIT
6 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.27%) P3O
System Software
1 35 (9.46%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.08%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.54%) XenApp
5 2 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.54%) vCloud
5 2 (0.54%) Xen
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (5.14%) HP UCMDB
2 12 (3.24%) SCCM
3 9 (2.43%) BladeLogic
4 8 (2.16%) HP NNM
5 6 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.35%) OVSD
6 5 (1.35%) SCOM
6 5 (1.35%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (1.08%) Puppet
7 4 (1.08%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.81%) OpenView
8 3 (0.81%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.54%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.54%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.54%) Hyperic
9 2 (0.54%) Nessus
9 2 (0.54%) Netcool
9 2 (0.54%) Control-M
9 2 (0.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 92 (24.86%) Remedy
2 88 (23.78%) BMC
3 80 (21.62%) ServiceNow
4 72 (19.46%) Microsoft
5 65 (17.57%) HP
6 34 (9.19%) CA
7 28 (7.57%) VMware
8 22 (5.95%) Citrix
8 22 (5.95%) Cisco
9 20 (5.41%) Oracle
10 15 (4.05%) Opsware
11 13 (3.51%) NetScout
12 8 (2.16%) Lotus
13 7 (1.89%) Progress
13 7 (1.89%) Atlassian
14 6 (1.62%) WorldPay
15 5 (1.35%) IBM
15 5 (1.35%) CommVault
15 5 (1.35%) Brocade
15 5 (1.35%) LANDesk
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