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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK
Rank 423 449 463
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +14
Contract jobs citing CMDB 175 174 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.04% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 91 67
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £143 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 11
Median hourly rate £55.00 £44.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +179.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £44.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +340.00%

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
14558 16732 16039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.94% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9299 10629 10061
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 694 649
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +26 151 £463 +2.77% 13
South East +21 64 £500 +29.87% 1
London -4 57 £431 -13.75% 5
Hampshire +25 32 £563 -8.16% 1
Scotland +39 20 £390 +10.63%
Aberdeen -1 13 £390 +10.63%
Fareham -3 13 £500 -
Berkshire +4 11 £368 -6.96%
South West +20 10 £475 +26.66% 2
City of London -1 9 £375 -21.05% 2
North West +27 6 £450 +38.46%
Reading +1 6 £500 +7.52%
Southampton +9 5 £575 +248.48%
Wiltshire +8 5 £375 -
West Sussex - 5 £425 -
North East - 5 £550 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £550 -
West Midlands -7 4 £425 +26.86% 4
Oxfordshire -15 4 £135 +0.93%
Surrey - 4 £344 -
West Dunbartonshire - 4 £395 -
Clydebank - 4 £395 -
Crawley - 4 £388 -
Swindon - 4 - -
Manchester +17 3 £388 +19.23%
Birmingham +5 3 £409 +45.98% 1
Canary Wharf +2 3 £350 -33.33%
Newbury - 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 £475 -
Lancashire - 3 £450 -

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 243 (64.63%) ITIL
2 179 (47.61%) Configuration Management
3 151 (40.16%) Service Management
4 145 (38.56%) ServiceNow
5 139 (36.97%) ITSM
6 70 (18.62%) Finance
7 66 (17.55%) Change Management
8 65 (17.29%) ITIL V3
9 64 (17.02%) JavaScript
10 62 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
11 57 (15.16%) Workflow
12 56 (14.89%) Asset Management
13 54 (14.36%) BMC
14 53 (14.10%) Security Cleared
15 50 (13.30%) Remedy
15 50 (13.30%) XML
15 50 (13.30%) Windows
16 43 (11.44%) SC Cleared
16 43 (11.44%) Problem Management
17 42 (11.17%) IaaS
17 42 (11.17%) Web Services
17 42 (11.17%) HTML
18 41 (10.90%) HP
19 39 (10.37%) Project Management
19 39 (10.37%) CMS
20 37 (9.84%) CA
21 36 (9.57%) Cisco
22 34 (9.04%) PaaS
22 34 (9.04%) Remedy ITSM
23 33 (8.78%) Release Management

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 39 (10.37%) CMS
2 10 (2.66%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.27%) Apache
5 1 (0.27%) Confluence
5 1 (0.27%) Drupal
5 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.46%) MS Office
2 13 (3.46%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 34 (9.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.33%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) assyst
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.27%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.17%) IaaS
2 34 (9.04%) PaaS
3 26 (6.91%) SaaS
4 21 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (1.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.45%) MPLS
2 23 (6.12%) Firewall
3 22 (5.85%) LAN
4 20 (5.32%) WAN
5 18 (4.79%) Wireless
6 17 (4.52%) TCP/IP
7 13 (3.46%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (3.46%) OSPF
8 12 (3.19%) BGP
8 12 (3.19%) Multicast
8 12 (3.19%) VPN
9 8 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (1.86%) Ethernet
11 6 (1.60%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (1.60%) FCAPS
11 6 (1.60%) NetScaler
11 6 (1.60%) Network Security
12 3 (0.80%) DNS
12 3 (0.80%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.60%) MySQL
3 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.06%) Pentaho
4 4 (1.06%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.53%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.27%) Informix
6 1 (0.27%) MS Access
6 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (3.46%) JIRA
2 6 (1.60%) Ant
2 6 (1.60%) Maven
3 5 (1.33%) Gradle
4 3 (0.80%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.53%) Subversion
6 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 70 (18.62%) Finance
2 28 (7.45%) Banking
3 8 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.06%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.06%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.06%) Legal
4 4 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.06%) Publishing
5 3 (0.80%) Law
5 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.53%) Electronics
6 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.53%) Marketing
6 2 (0.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.27%) Billing
7 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 80 (21.28%) Developer
2 65 (17.29%) ServiceNow Developer
3 51 (13.56%) Analyst
4 32 (8.51%) Consultant
5 24 (6.38%) Configuration Manager
6 22 (5.85%) Network Engineer
6 22 (5.85%) Service Manager
7 20 (5.32%) Configuration Analyst
8 19 (5.05%) Architect
9 18 (4.79%) Administrator
10 14 (3.72%) IT Manager
11 13 (3.46%) IT Analyst
11 13 (3.46%) Senior Network Engineer
12 12 (3.19%) ServiceNow Consultant
12 12 (3.19%) Support Analyst
13 11 (2.93%) Configuration Engineer
13 11 (2.93%) IT Support
14 10 (2.66%) Change Manager
14 10 (2.66%) IT Services Manager
14 10 (2.66%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (13.30%) XML
2 42 (11.17%) HTML
2 42 (11.17%) Web Services
3 32 (8.51%) CSS
4 23 (6.12%) SOAP
4 23 (6.12%) XHTML
5 22 (5.85%) REST
6 20 (5.32%) Ajax
7 18 (4.79%) AngularJS
8 14 (3.72%) XSL
9 13 (3.46%) XML Schema
10 10 (2.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (1.33%) HTML5
12 4 (1.06%) .NET
12 4 (1.06%) jQuery
12 4 (1.06%) Node.js
13 1 (0.27%) LAMP
13 1 (0.27%) WSDL
13 1 (0.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.26%) Data Centre
1 16 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 9 (2.39%) Taxonomies
3 8 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.33%) Data Integration
4 5 (1.33%) Handset
4 5 (1.33%) Smartphone
5 4 (1.06%) User Experience
6 3 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.80%) Fintech
6 3 (0.80%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.53%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.27%) Clustering
8 1 (0.27%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.27%) NHS
8 1 (0.27%) Statistics
8 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.30%) Windows
2 19 (5.05%) Windows Server
3 17 (4.52%) Linux
3 17 (4.52%) Windows 7
4 15 (3.99%) Unix
5 14 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.19%) CatOS
7 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.80%) Solaris
9 3 (0.80%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.53%) VME
10 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.27%) Android
11 1 (0.27%) CentOS
11 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (64.63%) ITIL
2 179 (47.61%) Configuration Management
3 151 (40.16%) Service Management
4 139 (36.97%) ITSM
5 66 (17.55%) Change Management
6 65 (17.29%) ITIL V3
7 62 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (15.16%) Workflow
9 56 (14.89%) Asset Management
10 43 (11.44%) Problem Management
11 39 (10.37%) Project Management
12 33 (8.78%) Release Management
13 31 (8.24%) DevOps
14 30 (7.98%) Service Design
15 27 (7.18%) SDLC
16 25 (6.65%) Incident Management
17 22 (5.85%) Technical Architecture
18 19 (5.05%) Analytics
18 19 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (5.05%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (17.02%) JavaScript
2 22 (5.85%) Java
2 22 (5.85%) SQL
3 12 (3.19%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.13%) C
4 8 (2.13%) Perl
4 8 (2.13%) Python
5 7 (1.86%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.60%) PHP
6 6 (1.60%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.06%) C++
8 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.27%) Prolog
8 1 (0.27%) Ruby
8 1 (0.27%) VB
8 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 43 (11.44%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.59%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (3.19%) Degree
5 7 (1.86%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.33%) MCP
7 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.53%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.53%) CCNA
8 2 (0.53%) CCSP
8 2 (0.53%) CISSP
8 2 (0.53%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.27%) CCNP
9 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) ISEB
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.27%) MOS
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.45%) SLA
2 9 (2.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.86%) COBIT
4 5 (1.33%) Def Stans
4 5 (1.33%) ISO 9000
4 5 (1.33%) QA
5 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.60%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.33%) Docker
5 3 (0.80%) Firmware
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (3.19%) OPNET
2 9 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.39%) SCCM
3 7 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.60%) Ansible
4 6 (1.60%) CA Spectrum
4 6 (1.60%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.33%) Nagios
6 4 (1.06%) Puppet
7 3 (0.80%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (0.80%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.80%) Netcool
7 3 (0.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (0.80%) WSUS
8 2 (0.53%) Control-M
8 2 (0.53%) TADDM
8 2 (0.53%) Xymon
9 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.27%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 145 (38.56%) ServiceNow
2 54 (14.36%) BMC
3 50 (13.30%) Remedy
4 41 (10.90%) HP
5 37 (9.84%) CA
6 36 (9.57%) Cisco
7 33 (8.78%) Microsoft
8 31 (8.24%) VMware
9 24 (6.38%) Oracle
10 19 (5.05%) CheckPoint
10 19 (5.05%) SolarWinds
11 13 (3.46%) BT
12 12 (3.19%) Symantec
13 10 (2.66%) IBM
13 10 (2.66%) Intel Security
14 9 (2.39%) ArcSight
14 9 (2.39%) Splunk
15 8 (2.13%) Citrix
15 8 (2.13%) EMC
15 8 (2.13%) Riverbed
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