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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 439 489 507
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +18
Contract jobs citing CMDB 211 183 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 0.96% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 90 64
Median daily rate £425 £450 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £475 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.42% +43.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.77 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.79% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £14.89 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £23.75 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £15.77 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+137.79% -

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
17655 19131 18584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.37% 33.00% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11448 11987 11233
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 813 802
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.27 £44.95 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +54 203 £425 -5.55% 13
London -15 80 £463 +3.93% 6
South East +34 45 £413 -8.33% 1
West Midlands +6 30 £425 +9.67% 2
North East -6 18 £419 -16.25%
Tyne and Wear -10 18 £419 -16.25%
Telford - 15 £465 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 15 £419 -
Shropshire - 15 £465 -
City of London +8 14 £325 -23.52% 1
Hampshire +19 12 £550 +19.56% 1
South West +22 10 £300 +79.10%
Yorkshire +15 9 £475 - 1
West Yorkshire +11 9 £475 - 1
Berkshire +8 9 £360 -20.00%
Wiltshire - 9 £263 -
Fareham - 8 £525 -
East of England +8 7 £310 -44.88% 2
Solihull - 7 - -
West Sussex - 7 £375 -
Oxfordshire -2 6 £150 -
Bradford - 5 £440 -
Oxford - 5 £150 -
Essex - 5 - - 1
North West +20 4 £340 +3.03% 1
Scotland +20 4 £287 -8.32%
Buckinghamshire +13 4 - -
Middlesex +3 4 £528 +32.00%
Manchester +1 4 £340 +30.76% 1
Leeds +1 4 £516 +8.63% 1

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 194 (50.52%) ITIL
2 154 (40.10%) ServiceNow
3 151 (39.32%) Configuration Management
4 118 (30.73%) Service Management
5 104 (27.08%) ITSM
6 82 (21.35%) Change Management
7 71 (18.49%) ITIL V3
8 68 (17.71%) Remedy
9 63 (16.41%) Finance
9 63 (16.41%) JavaScript
10 62 (16.15%) Web Services
11 60 (15.63%) Security Cleared
12 58 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (13.54%) Microsoft
14 51 (13.28%) BMC
15 49 (12.76%) Windows
16 47 (12.24%) CMS
17 45 (11.72%) Problem Management
18 44 (11.46%) SC Cleared
18 44 (11.46%) Remedy ITSM
18 44 (11.46%) HP
19 41 (10.68%) SLA
19 41 (10.68%) Asset Management
20 40 (10.42%) Knowledge Management
21 38 (9.90%) SQL
21 38 (9.90%) Project Management
21 38 (9.90%) Data Centre
22 37 (9.64%) Workflow
22 37 (9.64%) Management Information System
23 35 (9.11%) Active Directory

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 47 (12.24%) CMS
2 17 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.60%) IBM Notes
3 10 (2.60%) IIS
4 9 (2.34%) Apache
5 7 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.30%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.26%) FileNet
7 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.51%) MS Office
3 8 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 44 (11.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (2.86%) Remedy AR System
3 8 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.78%) assyst
5 1 (0.26%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.69%) SaaS
2 17 (4.43%) PaaS
3 15 (3.91%) IaaS
4 14 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.08%) Office 365
6 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.26%) iTunes
6 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.47%) Firewall
2 12 (3.13%) DNS
3 10 (2.60%) DHCP
4 9 (2.34%) LDAP
4 9 (2.34%) MPLS
5 8 (2.08%) Ethernet
5 8 (2.08%) FCAPS
6 7 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.04%) Internet
8 3 (0.78%) Network Security
8 3 (0.78%) SAN
8 3 (0.78%) SSL
8 3 (0.78%) VPN
9 2 (0.52%) BGP
9 2 (0.52%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (0.52%) OSPF
10 1 (0.26%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (0.26%) Intranet
10 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.78%) MySQL
3 3 (0.78%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.52%) MS Access
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.26%) IDOL
5 1 (0.26%) Informix
5 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.26%) Pentaho
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
Development Applications
1 19 (4.95%) JIRA
2 9 (2.34%) MSI
3 4 (1.04%) Ant
3 4 (1.04%) Gradle
3 4 (1.04%) Maven
4 1 (0.26%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.26%) LSMW
4 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 63 (16.41%) Finance
2 25 (6.51%) Banking
3 11 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.56%) Publishing
5 5 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.04%) Legal
7 3 (0.78%) Law
7 3 (0.78%) Retail
8 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) iGaming
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (19.53%) Analyst
2 62 (16.15%) Developer
3 58 (15.10%) ServiceNow Developer
4 52 (13.54%) Architect
5 36 (9.38%) Consultant
6 26 (6.77%) Configuration Analyst
7 19 (4.95%) Administrator
8 17 (4.43%) Business Analyst
9 16 (4.17%) ServiceNow Consultant
10 13 (3.39%) Service Manager
11 12 (3.13%) Configuration Management Analyst
11 12 (3.13%) Remedy Architect
11 12 (3.13%) Service Analyst
12 11 (2.86%) Change Manager
12 11 (2.86%) Support Analyst
13 10 (2.60%) Configuration Manager
14 9 (2.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.34%) JavaScript Developer
14 9 (2.34%) Windows Engineer
15 8 (2.08%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (16.15%) Web Services
2 27 (7.03%) AngularJS
2 27 (7.03%) CSS
3 26 (6.77%) HTML
4 20 (5.21%) XML
5 12 (3.13%) REST
5 12 (3.13%) SOAP
6 11 (2.86%) Ajax
6 11 (2.86%) Middleware
7 8 (2.08%) XHTML
8 5 (1.30%) jQuery
9 4 (1.04%) .NET
10 2 (0.52%) J2EE
10 2 (0.52%) JSON
10 2 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.52%) WSDL
10 2 (0.52%) XML Schema
10 2 (0.52%) XSL
11 1 (0.26%) JAX-WS
11 1 (0.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 37 (9.64%) Management Information System
3 33 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.43%) User Experience
5 13 (3.39%) Clustering
6 5 (1.30%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.04%) Handset
7 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.78%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.78%) PMI
8 3 (0.78%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.52%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.52%) Fintech
9 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.52%) NHS
9 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.26%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.26%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (12.76%) Windows
2 23 (5.99%) Unix
3 15 (3.91%) Linux
4 13 (3.39%) Windows 7
4 13 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.30%) Solaris
6 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.78%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.78%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.26%) AIX
10 1 (0.26%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.26%) HPUX
10 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (50.52%) ITIL
2 151 (39.32%) Configuration Management
3 118 (30.73%) Service Management
4 104 (27.08%) ITSM
5 82 (21.35%) Change Management
6 71 (18.49%) ITIL V3
7 58 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (11.72%) Problem Management
9 41 (10.68%) Asset Management
10 40 (10.42%) Knowledge Management
11 38 (9.90%) Project Management
12 37 (9.64%) Workflow
13 35 (9.11%) Content Management
14 33 (8.59%) Analytics
14 33 (8.59%) Incident Management
15 32 (8.33%) Service Delivery
16 31 (8.07%) DevOps
16 31 (8.07%) Translating Business Requirements
17 28 (7.29%) Portfolio Management
18 22 (5.73%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (16.41%) JavaScript
2 38 (9.90%) SQL
3 27 (7.03%) Java
4 16 (4.17%) PHP
5 13 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.08%) Perl
7 6 (1.56%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.56%) Python
7 6 (1.56%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.30%) C++
8 5 (1.30%) VBScript
9 4 (1.04%) VBA
10 3 (0.78%) VB
11 2 (0.52%) C
11 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 44 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.17%) Degree
3 16 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.34%) ISEB
5 9 (2.34%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (2.08%) MCP
7 5 (1.30%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.04%) CCNA
8 4 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.04%) LPIC
9 3 (0.78%) BICSI Certification
9 3 (0.78%) CAPM
9 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.78%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.78%) JNCIS
9 3 (0.78%) PMP
9 3 (0.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.68%) SLA
2 8 (2.08%) COBIT
2 8 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.56%) QA
4 4 (1.04%) Def Stans
4 4 (1.04%) ISO 9000
4 4 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.26%) TickIT
System Software
1 35 (9.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.34%) Firmware
3 9 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (2.34%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.30%) Docker
5 3 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.26%) NFS
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.26%) vSphere
7 1 (0.26%) XenApp
7 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (7.03%) SCCM
2 14 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.13%) Puppet
4 11 (2.86%) OPNET
5 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (2.34%) OpenView
6 9 (2.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (2.34%) Perfmon
7 8 (2.08%) WSUS
8 7 (1.82%) HP SIM
8 7 (1.82%) SCOM
8 7 (1.82%) Tivoli
9 6 (1.56%) TADDM
10 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (1.04%) Ansible
11 4 (1.04%) HP UCMDB
11 4 (1.04%) Nagios
11 4 (1.04%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.78%) Netcool
Vendors
1 154 (40.10%) ServiceNow
2 68 (17.71%) Remedy
3 52 (13.54%) Microsoft
4 51 (13.28%) BMC
5 44 (11.46%) HP
6 33 (8.59%) Oracle
7 31 (8.07%) CA
8 21 (5.47%) Cisco
9 18 (4.69%) VMware
10 15 (3.91%) IBM
11 13 (3.39%) Citrix
12 12 (3.13%) EMC
12 12 (3.13%) SolarWinds
13 10 (2.60%) Lotus
14 9 (2.34%) SevOne
15 7 (1.82%) BT
15 7 (1.82%) Riverbed
16 6 (1.56%) Dell
17 5 (1.30%) Juniper
17 5 (1.30%) Red Hat
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Fox IT SM ltd
Rate: £Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Rate: £20000 Per Annum 2 Year Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £190.00 - £210.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago