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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 439 484 470
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -14
Contract jobs citing CMDB 190 134 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 0.74% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 71 59
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £488 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £349 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 6
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.77 £43.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £13.45 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.70 £44.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.77 £43.55
% change year-on-year
- -63.78%

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
18706 18006 17289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.94% 32.38% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11756 10796 10446
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 740 714
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.70 £18.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.13% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 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
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 2015.

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 28 August 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 +42 179 £425 +13.33% 29
London +49 97 £431 +7.81% 15
South East -10 38 £375 - 2
City of London +15 24 £425 +19.29% 6
Buckinghamshire +5 22 £300 -26.38%
Milton Keynes +4 18 £300 -26.38%
West Yorkshire - 14 £350 -
Yorkshire - 14 £350 -
East of England +11 12 £480 +9.71% 3
Berkshire -2 10 £450 +2.85% 2
Leeds - 10 £475 -
West Midlands +6 7 £436 +2.64%
Cambridgeshire 0 7 £550 - 1
Cambridge - 7 £550 - 1
East Midlands - 6 - - 1
Slough +2 5 - -
Scotland -10 5 £325 -7.14%
Bradford - 5 £340 -
Leicestershire - 5 - - 1
North West -36 4 £260 +160.00% 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £480 - 2
Leicester - 4 - -
Reading -6 3 £463 +8.82% 1
Cheshire -12 3 - -
Livingston - 3 £313 -
Stevenage - 3 - -
West Lothian - 3 £313 -
Knutsford -4 2 - -
Surrey -4 2 £475 +20.63%
Bromley - 2 £450 -

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 234 (56.12%) ITIL
2 158 (37.89%) Configuration Management
3 144 (34.53%) ITSM
4 123 (29.50%) Service Management
5 110 (26.38%) ServiceNow
6 106 (25.42%) Finance
7 98 (23.50%) Remedy
8 97 (23.26%) BMC
9 78 (18.71%) Microsoft
10 75 (17.99%) SQL
11 70 (16.79%) Remedy ITSM
12 69 (16.55%) Windows
13 62 (14.87%) Web Services
14 60 (14.39%) Java
15 58 (13.91%) Project Management
15 58 (13.91%) Change Management
16 57 (13.67%) HP
17 56 (13.43%) XML
18 55 (13.19%) HTML
19 52 (12.47%) Linux
20 51 (12.23%) CMS
21 48 (11.51%) Degree
22 45 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
23 44 (10.55%) MS Excel
24 42 (10.07%) JavaScript
24 42 (10.07%) MS Office
25 39 (9.35%) CSS
26 38 (9.11%) Agile Software Development
26 38 (9.11%) Security Cleared
27 36 (8.63%) Banking

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (12.23%) CMS
2 14 (3.36%) Node.js
3 10 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.68%) IBM Notes
5 6 (1.44%) IIS
6 5 (1.20%) JBoss
6 5 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.48%) WorkSite
7 2 (0.48%) Confluence
7 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.24%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 44 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 42 (10.07%) MS Office
3 11 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.48%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 70 (16.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.16%) Remedy AR System
3 5 (1.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.48%) SaaS
3 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.32%) WAN
2 14 (3.36%) LAN
3 12 (2.88%) LDAP
3 12 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.40%) VPN
4 10 (2.40%) Wireless
5 9 (2.16%) SSL
5 9 (2.16%) Internet
5 9 (2.16%) Firewall
6 8 (1.92%) SAN
7 6 (1.44%) DNS
8 5 (1.20%) VoIP
8 5 (1.20%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (0.96%) DHCP
10 3 (0.72%) ADSL
10 3 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.72%) MPLS
10 3 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.88%) Pentaho
3 9 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.68%) MS Access
6 6 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.44%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.44%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (0.96%) MySQL
7 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.48%) Informix
9 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (6.47%) JIRA
2 12 (2.88%) ClearCase
3 10 (2.40%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (1.68%) FishEye
5 7 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.96%) Toad
7 3 (0.72%) PVCS
8 2 (0.48%) Ant
8 2 (0.48%) MSI
8 2 (0.48%) Maven
8 2 (0.48%) Lombardi
8 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.48%) Hudson
8 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.24%) ERwin
9 1 (0.24%) ClearQuest
General
1 106 (25.42%) Finance
2 36 (8.63%) Banking
3 29 (6.95%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.12%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.40%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.20%) Legal
8 4 (0.96%) Local Government
8 4 (0.96%) Retail
8 4 (0.96%) Publishing
8 4 (0.96%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.48%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 94 (22.54%) Analyst
2 65 (15.59%) Developer
3 55 (13.19%) ServiceNow Developer
4 49 (11.75%) Consultant
5 34 (8.15%) Configuration Manager
6 27 (6.47%) Architect
7 25 (6.00%) Business Analyst
8 20 (4.80%) Configuration Analyst
9 18 (4.32%) Service Manager
10 16 (3.84%) Project Manager
11 15 (3.60%) ServiceNow Consultant
12 13 (3.12%) Service Analyst
13 12 (2.88%) ITSM Consultant
14 11 (2.64%) Desktop Support
15 10 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
16 9 (2.16%) Senior Consultant
16 9 (2.16%) Technical Consultant
17 8 (1.92%) Senior Developer
17 8 (1.92%) Senior Technical Consultant
17 8 (1.92%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (14.87%) Web Services
2 56 (13.43%) XML
3 55 (13.19%) HTML
4 39 (9.35%) CSS
5 17 (4.08%) SOAP
6 14 (3.36%) jQuery
6 14 (3.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (3.12%) HTML5
8 10 (2.40%) .NET
9 9 (2.16%) Ajax
10 8 (1.92%) COM
11 7 (1.68%) J2EE
11 7 (1.68%) Middleware
11 7 (1.68%) REST
12 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (0.48%) Drools
12 2 (0.48%) Application Packaging
12 2 (0.48%) Software Packaging
12 2 (0.48%) XSLT
13 1 (0.24%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.39%) Data Centre
3 26 (6.24%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.28%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.16%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.68%) Statistics
7 6 (1.44%) Clustering
8 5 (1.20%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.96%) Life Science
10 3 (0.72%) e-Health
10 3 (0.72%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.48%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.48%) FMCG
11 2 (0.48%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.48%) iPad
11 2 (0.48%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.48%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.48%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.48%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.55%) Windows
2 52 (12.47%) Linux
3 30 (7.19%) UNIX
4 19 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (3.60%) Windows 7
7 14 (3.36%) Solaris
8 10 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.16%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.44%) Windows NT
10 6 (1.44%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.20%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.96%) Android
13 3 (0.72%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.72%) AIX
14 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.24%) SUSE
15 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (56.12%) ITIL
2 158 (37.89%) Configuration Management
3 144 (34.53%) ITSM
4 123 (29.50%) Service Management
5 58 (13.91%) Project Management
5 58 (13.91%) Change Management
6 38 (9.11%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (8.39%) Data Analysis
8 32 (7.67%) Knowledge Management
9 30 (7.19%) Workflow
10 29 (6.95%) Asset Management
11 28 (6.71%) Unit Testing
12 25 (6.00%) Content Management
13 24 (5.76%) ITIL V3
14 23 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (5.28%) Release Management
15 22 (5.28%) Incident Management
16 20 (4.80%) Migration
17 18 (4.32%) Service Delivery
17 18 (4.32%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (17.99%) SQL
2 60 (14.39%) Java
3 42 (10.07%) JavaScript
4 28 (6.71%) PowerShell
5 22 (5.28%) Perl
6 9 (2.16%) VBScript
6 9 (2.16%) Python
7 8 (1.92%) Jython
8 6 (1.44%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.20%) C#
9 5 (1.20%) PHP
10 4 (0.96%) C
10 4 (0.96%) VB
11 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.72%) VBA
12 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.48%) C++
13 1 (0.24%) VB6
13 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (11.51%) Degree
2 38 (9.11%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (2.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (2.64%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.44%) MCSE
8 5 (1.20%) BC Cleared
8 5 (1.20%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.20%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.96%) MCITP
9 4 (0.96%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.96%) CCNA
9 4 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.96%) PMP
10 3 (0.72%) MCP
11 2 (0.48%) CISSP
11 2 (0.48%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.67%) SLA
2 8 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.68%) QA
4 5 (1.20%) TickIT
5 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (6.71%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.96%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.72%) XenApp
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.48%) Xen
5 2 (0.48%) Docker
5 2 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.24%) Firmware
6 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (3.36%) SCCM
1 14 (3.36%) HP UCMDB
2 9 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.16%) BladeLogic
3 7 (1.68%) Puppet
4 6 (1.44%) XenMobile
4 6 (1.44%) Oracle ZFS
5 5 (1.20%) SCOM
5 5 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.96%) OVSD
7 3 (0.72%) OpenView
7 3 (0.72%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.72%) Netcool
7 3 (0.72%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.72%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.48%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.48%) Ionix
8 2 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 110 (26.38%) ServiceNow
2 98 (23.50%) Remedy
3 97 (23.26%) BMC
4 78 (18.71%) Microsoft
5 57 (13.67%) HP
6 35 (8.39%) CA
7 31 (7.43%) Oracle
8 24 (5.76%) VMware
9 14 (3.36%) Cisco
10 13 (3.12%) Citrix
11 9 (2.16%) Sybase
11 9 (2.16%) LANDesk
12 8 (1.92%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.68%) Lotus
13 7 (1.68%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.44%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.44%) Veritas
14 6 (1.44%) Intel
15 5 (1.20%) CommVault
15 5 (1.20%) Brocade
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £425 - £465 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago