The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 423 440 464
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +24
Contract jobs citing CMDB 172 129 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 0.96% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 57 49
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£375 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £245 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £42.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.64% +93.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.64 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £44.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-37.64% +80.85%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13784 13507 14222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.47% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8368 8151 8153
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 613 778
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +16 153 £375 -9.09% 20
London +19 62 £369 -20.27% 10
South East +4 41 £400 +21.21% 2
Scotland -11 16 £388 -3.12% 1
South West -19 15 £425 - 2
City of London +21 13 £250 -45.94% 3
North West +1 12 £100 -58.07% 2
East of England -16 12 £265 +7.07% 2
Cheshire +8 10 £100 -59.22% 1
Berkshire +1 9 £413 - 1
Norfolk - 8 £265 -
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £363 +81.25%
Somerset - 7 £400 -
Reading +10 6 £413 - 1
Milton Keynes +3 6 £363 +81.25%
Hampshire -18 5 £419 -1.47% 1
Aberdeen - 5 £425 - 1
Surrey -1 4 £394 -
Wiltshire -7 4 £425 - 2
East Midlands 0 3 £113 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £113 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £113 -
Slough +2 2 £450 -5.26%
Birmingham - 2 £425 -
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
West Sussex - 2 £196 -
Swindon +1 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire -1 1 - - 1
Manchester -7 1 - - 1
Crawley - 1 - -

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 198 (51.30%) ITIL
2 168 (43.52%) Configuration Management
3 93 (24.09%) Service Management
4 89 (23.06%) ITSM
5 88 (22.80%) Asset Management
6 82 (21.24%) Microsoft
7 79 (20.47%) Security Cleared
7 79 (20.47%) ServiceNow
8 62 (16.06%) Service Delivery
9 60 (15.54%) Change Management
9 60 (15.54%) BMC
10 59 (15.28%) SC Cleared
11 55 (14.25%) Web Services
12 53 (13.73%) Remedy
13 52 (13.47%) MS Excel
14 51 (13.21%) HP
15 50 (12.95%) Windows
16 48 (12.44%) MS Office
17 45 (11.66%) CMS
18 43 (11.14%) Finance
19 36 (9.33%) Remedy ITSM
19 36 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
20 33 (8.55%) SharePoint
20 33 (8.55%) Banking
21 32 (8.29%) PRINCE2
21 32 (8.29%) HTML
22 31 (8.03%) ITIL V3
23 30 (7.77%) HP UCMDB
23 30 (7.77%) Project Management
24 29 (7.51%) JavaScript

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 45 (11.66%) CMS
2 33 (8.55%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.15%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.04%) IIS
5 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.78%) Confluence
7 2 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.26%) Lync
Applications
1 52 (13.47%) MS Excel
2 48 (12.44%) MS Office
3 26 (6.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.33%) MS Project
5 8 (2.07%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (9.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.55%) assyst
3 6 (1.55%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.78%) Maximo
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.85%) SaaS
3 3 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.66%) Firewall
2 15 (3.89%) LDAP
3 13 (3.37%) SSL
4 12 (3.11%) VPN
5 7 (1.81%) SAN
6 6 (1.55%) DNS
6 6 (1.55%) DHCP
7 5 (1.30%) LAN
8 4 (1.04%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.04%) WAN
9 3 (0.78%) VoIP
10 2 (0.52%) DSL
11 1 (0.26%) Internet
11 1 (0.26%) MPLS
11 1 (0.26%) PBX
11 1 (0.26%) PSTN
11 1 (0.26%) Wireless
11 1 (0.26%) Nortel Meridian
11 1 (0.26%) Network Security
11 1 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.07%) MS Access
1 8 (2.07%) MySQL
2 7 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.55%) Star Schema
3 6 (1.55%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.30%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.26%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.81%) MSI
3 3 (0.78%) JIRA
3 3 (0.78%) Artifactory
3 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.52%) Log4Net
5 1 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 43 (11.14%) Finance
2 33 (8.55%) Banking
3 13 (3.37%) Legal
4 9 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.04%) Billing
6 4 (1.04%) Marketing
7 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.78%) Advertising
8 2 (0.52%) Games
8 2 (0.52%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 114 (29.53%) Analyst
2 41 (10.62%) Configuration Analyst
3 36 (9.33%) Consultant
4 35 (9.07%) Configuration Manager
5 33 (8.55%) Developer
6 21 (5.44%) ServiceNow Developer
7 16 (4.15%) Data Analyst
8 15 (3.89%) Software Asset Manager
8 15 (3.89%) Software Manager
9 14 (3.63%) Project Manager
9 14 (3.63%) Business Analyst
10 13 (3.37%) Architect
11 11 (2.85%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (2.85%) Service Manager
11 11 (2.85%) Change Manager
12 10 (2.59%) ITSM Consultant
13 9 (2.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
13 9 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
13 9 (2.33%) Administrator
13 9 (2.33%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (14.25%) Web Services
2 32 (8.29%) HTML
3 29 (7.51%) CSS
4 25 (6.48%) XML
5 14 (3.63%) .NET
6 12 (3.11%) SOAP
6 12 (3.11%) Ajax
7 8 (2.07%) Middleware
7 8 (2.07%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (1.81%) COM
9 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.04%) jQuery
10 3 (0.78%) HTML5
10 3 (0.78%) ADO.NET
11 2 (0.52%) JDBC
11 2 (0.52%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.52%) MSMQ
12 1 (0.26%) XML Schema
12 1 (0.26%) XSL
12 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.74%) Management Information System
2 11 (2.85%) Mainframe
3 10 (2.59%) GIS
4 6 (1.55%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.04%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.04%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.78%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.78%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.52%) PMI
8 2 (0.52%) AS400
9 1 (0.26%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.26%) CCTV
9 1 (0.26%) SCADA
9 1 (0.26%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.26%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.26%) NHS
9 1 (0.26%) DTV
9 1 (0.26%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.95%) Windows
2 27 (6.99%) UNIX
3 23 (5.96%) Windows 7
4 18 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (4.15%) Linux
6 13 (3.37%) Windows XP
7 11 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.33%) Solaris
9 7 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.30%) AIX
11 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.52%) HPUX
13 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.26%) MVS
13 1 (0.26%) Tru64
13 1 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (51.30%) ITIL
2 168 (43.52%) Configuration Management
3 93 (24.09%) Service Management
4 89 (23.06%) ITSM
5 88 (22.80%) Asset Management
6 62 (16.06%) Service Delivery
7 60 (15.54%) Change Management
8 36 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 32 (8.29%) PRINCE2
10 31 (8.03%) ITIL V3
11 30 (7.77%) Project Management
12 28 (7.25%) Knowledge Management
13 26 (6.74%) Workflow
14 25 (6.48%) Incident Management
14 25 (6.48%) Capacity Management
15 23 (5.96%) Operations Management
16 21 (5.44%) Portfolio Management
17 19 (4.92%) Data Modelling
18 16 (4.15%) UML
18 16 (4.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.51%) JavaScript
2 22 (5.70%) SQL
3 17 (4.40%) Java
4 14 (3.63%) Perl
5 13 (3.37%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.59%) C++
7 9 (2.33%) C
8 7 (1.81%) VBScript
9 6 (1.55%) C#
10 3 (0.78%) VB
10 3 (0.78%) Python
11 2 (0.52%) PHP
12 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (20.47%) Security Cleared
2 59 (15.28%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.70%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (4.66%) Degree
5 13 (3.37%) DV Cleared
6 12 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (2.85%) CISSP
8 9 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.07%) MCSA
10 7 (1.81%) CISM
11 6 (1.55%) CCNA
11 6 (1.55%) ISEB
11 6 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.30%) GIAC
12 5 (1.30%) CRISC
13 4 (1.04%) MCP
14 3 (0.78%) MCSE
15 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.25%) SLA
2 12 (3.11%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.81%) QA
5 3 (0.78%) GPG13
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (5.70%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 12 (3.11%) XenApp
4 7 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.04%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.52%) vSphere
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.26%) SRDF
8 1 (0.26%) NFS
8 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (7.77%) HP UCMDB
2 16 (4.15%) SCOM
2 16 (4.15%) Tivoli
3 15 (3.89%) SCCM
4 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.78%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.78%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.52%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.26%) Control-M
6 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 82 (21.24%) Microsoft
2 79 (20.47%) ServiceNow
3 60 (15.54%) BMC
4 53 (13.73%) Remedy
5 51 (13.21%) HP
6 22 (5.70%) SolarWinds
7 19 (4.92%) Citrix
7 19 (4.92%) SAP
8 16 (4.15%) Lotus
9 14 (3.63%) Oracle
10 13 (3.37%) IBM
11 12 (3.11%) CA
12 9 (2.33%) Cisco
13 8 (2.07%) ComArch
13 8 (2.07%) VMware
14 7 (1.81%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.81%) Business Objects
14 7 (1.81%) ArcSight
15 6 (1.55%) Cognos
15 6 (1.55%) Informatica
Greater Manchester
NES Global Talent
Rate: £12 to £15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago