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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 475 479 491
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing CMDB 137 107 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.65% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 50 48
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£369 £381 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -2.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £478 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 4
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.25 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.01% -68.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £10.80 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £16.27 £42.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+26.16% -70.23%

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
17586 16390 17257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.53% 31.06% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10697 10107 9986
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 670 874
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +16 116 £375 - 21
London +30 62 £400 +3.22% 5
South East +7 27 £363 +9.84% 4
Scotland -2 16 £349 -15.39% 1
City of London +34 13 £444 +14.51% 3
Hampshire -9 10 £310 -
East of England -13 9 £425 +71.71% 5
Berkshire +6 7 £450 +28.57%
North West +1 7 £125 - 1
Surrey -2 5 £394 - 2
Swindon -5 4 £158 -65.00%
Wiltshire -11 4 £158 -62.94% 1
South West -46 4 £158 -62.94% 2
Cheshire - 4 £100 -
Fareham - 4 £190 -
Manchester -9 3 £160 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £415 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £415 -
Horley - 2 - - 1
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Croydon -4 1 £400 +150.00%
South Wales -11 1 - -
Wales -21 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Bridgend - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Chertsey - - - -

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 163 (46.70%) ITIL
2 154 (44.13%) Configuration Management
3 88 (25.21%) Microsoft
4 83 (23.78%) Security Cleared
5 78 (22.35%) Asset Management
6 77 (22.06%) Service Management
7 70 (20.06%) SC Cleared
8 66 (18.91%) ITSM
9 60 (17.19%) BMC
10 57 (16.33%) Remedy
10 57 (16.33%) Service Delivery
10 57 (16.33%) Change Management
11 52 (14.90%) Windows
12 49 (14.04%) HP
13 44 (12.61%) MS Excel
14 42 (12.03%) Web Services
14 42 (12.03%) Remedy ITSM
15 41 (11.75%) SLA
16 39 (11.17%) Finance
17 36 (10.32%) Management Information System
17 36 (10.32%) ITIL V3
17 36 (10.32%) ServiceNow
18 33 (9.46%) MS Office
19 32 (9.17%) Project Management
19 32 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (8.60%) UNIX
21 28 (8.02%) Active Directory
21 28 (8.02%) Knowledge Management
22 27 (7.74%) Capacity Management
23 26 (7.45%) HP UCMDB

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (7.45%) CMS
2 25 (7.16%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.72%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.72%) IBM Notes
4 9 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.01%) IIS
6 4 (1.15%) Apache
7 3 (0.86%) Confluence
8 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.57%) Site Server
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.29%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.29%) Lync
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (12.61%) MS Excel
2 33 (9.46%) MS Office
3 17 (4.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.29%) MS Project
5 7 (2.01%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (12.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.29%) assyst
2 8 (2.29%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (0.86%) Maximo
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.29%) Office 365
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.72%) Firewall
2 7 (2.01%) LDAP
3 6 (1.72%) DNS
3 6 (1.72%) SAN
4 5 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.43%) DHCP
5 4 (1.15%) VPN
5 4 (1.15%) VoIP
5 4 (1.15%) WAN
6 3 (0.86%) Internet
6 3 (0.86%) SSL
7 2 (0.57%) VLAN
7 2 (0.57%) FTP
7 2 (0.57%) HTTP
7 2 (0.57%) LAN
7 2 (0.57%) MPLS
7 2 (0.57%) DSL
8 1 (0.29%) Wireless
8 1 (0.29%) 3G
8 1 (0.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.01%) MS Access
3 6 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.72%) Star Schema
4 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.29%) MySQL
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.29%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.15%) MSI
3 3 (0.86%) JIRA
3 3 (0.86%) Artifactory
3 3 (0.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.57%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.57%) Log4Net
5 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 39 (11.17%) Finance
2 24 (6.88%) Banking
3 14 (4.01%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.44%) Legal
5 7 (2.01%) Law
6 6 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.15%) Marketing
7 4 (1.15%) Military
7 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.86%) Advertising
8 3 (0.86%) Electronics
8 3 (0.86%) Billing
9 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.57%) French Language
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
10 1 (0.29%) Games
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
10 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (30.66%) Analyst
2 33 (9.46%) Configuration Analyst
3 29 (8.31%) Consultant
4 26 (7.45%) Configuration Manager
5 18 (5.16%) Business Analyst
6 17 (4.87%) Developer
7 16 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (3.72%) Data Analyst
8 13 (3.72%) Architect
8 13 (3.72%) Software Manager
8 13 (3.72%) Software Asset Manager
9 12 (3.44%) Support Engineer
10 11 (3.15%) Desktop Support
11 10 (2.87%) Remedy Consultant
11 10 (2.87%) Coordinator
11 10 (2.87%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.58%) Monitoring Engineer
12 9 (2.58%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
12 9 (2.58%) Configuration Engineer
13 8 (2.29%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.03%) Web Services
2 14 (4.01%) HTML
3 13 (3.72%) .NET
4 6 (1.72%) HTML5
4 6 (1.72%) CSS
4 6 (1.72%) ADO.NET
4 6 (1.72%) XML
4 6 (1.72%) Middleware
5 4 (1.15%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.57%) Ajax
7 2 (0.57%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.57%) JDBC
7 2 (0.57%) SOAP
7 2 (0.57%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.29%) XML-RPC
8 1 (0.29%) CGI
8 1 (0.29%) J2EE
8 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.32%) Management Information System
2 32 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.87%) GIS
4 9 (2.58%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.72%) Hedge funds
5 6 (1.72%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.86%) AS400
7 3 (0.86%) DTV
7 3 (0.86%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.86%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.86%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.86%) iPad
8 2 (0.57%) User Experience
8 2 (0.57%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.57%) IVR
9 1 (0.29%) Replication
9 1 (0.29%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.90%) Windows
2 30 (8.60%) UNIX
3 19 (5.44%) Windows 7
4 18 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (4.30%) Linux
6 10 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.01%) Windows XP
7 7 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.72%) Solaris
9 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.57%) MVS
10 1 (0.29%) SUSE
10 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (46.70%) ITIL
2 154 (44.13%) Configuration Management
3 78 (22.35%) Asset Management
4 77 (22.06%) Service Management
5 66 (18.91%) ITSM
6 57 (16.33%) Service Delivery
6 57 (16.33%) Change Management
7 36 (10.32%) ITIL V3
8 32 (9.17%) Project Management
9 28 (8.02%) Knowledge Management
10 27 (7.74%) Capacity Management
11 25 (7.16%) Incident Management
12 23 (6.59%) Data Modelling
12 23 (6.59%) Operations Management
12 23 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (6.59%) Software Licensing
13 22 (6.30%) PRINCE2
14 21 (6.02%) Portfolio Management
14 21 (6.02%) Software Asset Management
15 15 (4.30%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.88%) Perl
2 22 (6.30%) PowerShell
3 21 (6.02%) SQL
4 18 (5.16%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.87%) C
6 13 (3.72%) Java
7 12 (3.44%) VBScript
8 9 (2.58%) C#
9 6 (1.72%) Python
10 5 (1.43%) PHP
11 3 (0.86%) VB
12 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 83 (23.78%) Security Cleared
2 70 (20.06%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (5.44%) Degree
5 14 (4.01%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (3.15%) MCSE
6 11 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (3.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (2.58%) A+ Certification
7 9 (2.58%) CISSP
7 9 (2.58%) MCSA
7 9 (2.58%) MCITP
8 8 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.72%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.72%) ISEB
10 5 (1.43%) CISM
10 5 (1.43%) GIAC
10 5 (1.43%) CCNA
10 5 (1.43%) MCP
11 4 (1.15%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.75%) SLA
2 7 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.72%) GPG13
4 5 (1.43%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.86%) QA
6 1 (0.29%) COBIT
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (8.02%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.72%) XenApp
5 4 (1.15%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.29%) vSphere
7 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (7.45%) HP UCMDB
2 25 (7.16%) SCOM
3 21 (6.02%) Tivoli
4 17 (4.87%) SCCM
5 6 (1.72%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.57%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.57%) OpenView
8 1 (0.29%) Control-M
8 1 (0.29%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.29%) Netcool
8 1 (0.29%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.29%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.29%) WSUS
8 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 88 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 60 (17.19%) BMC
3 57 (16.33%) Remedy
4 49 (14.04%) HP
5 36 (10.32%) ServiceNow
6 22 (6.30%) SolarWinds
7 19 (5.44%) SAP
8 17 (4.87%) Citrix
9 15 (4.30%) Oracle
10 14 (4.01%) IBM
11 13 (3.72%) Lotus
12 12 (3.44%) ArcSight
12 12 (3.44%) VMware
13 11 (3.15%) Cisco
14 7 (2.01%) Business Objects
15 6 (1.72%) Netezza
15 6 (1.72%) Cognos
15 6 (1.72%) Informatica
16 4 (1.15%) Splunk
16 4 (1.15%) CA
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