The first table below looks at the demand for HP UCMDB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UCMDB over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Universal Configuration Management Database (UCMDB)
Rank 564 550 579
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +29
Contract jobs citing HP UCMDB 24 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.013% 0.010%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.58% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 1
Average daily rate £450 £331 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -21.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £331 £420
% change year-on-year
+24.52% -21.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4121 3147 3755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.31% 6.58% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2378 1810 2010
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 157 161
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.30 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%

HP UCMDB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP UCMDB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP UCMDB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HP UCMDB
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP UCMDB within the UK.

HP UCMDB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HP UCMDB
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UCMDB within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

HP UCMDB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HP UCMDB
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UCMDB within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -19 22 £450 +35.84% 2
South East -5 15 £413 +24.52%

HP UCMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HP UCMDB 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 HP UCMDB.

1 33 (97.06%) HP
2 31 (91.18%) ITIL
3 18 (52.94%) ITIL V2
4 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
6 13 (38.24%) CMDB
7 11 (32.35%) Service Management
7 11 (32.35%) Configuration Management
7 11 (32.35%) ITSM
8 9 (26.47%) Remedy
8 9 (26.47%) BMC
8 9 (26.47%) LDAP
8 9 (26.47%) VPN
8 9 (26.47%) SSL
8 9 (26.47%) COM
8 9 (26.47%) CSS
8 9 (26.47%) SOAP
8 9 (26.47%) Web Services
8 9 (26.47%) XML
8 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
8 9 (26.47%) HTML
8 9 (26.47%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (26.47%) Ajax
8 9 (26.47%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (26.47%) Degree
8 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
8 9 (26.47%) Customer Engagement
8 9 (26.47%) SaaS
8 9 (26.47%) ServiceNow
9 8 (23.53%) ITIL V3

HP UCMDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HP UCMDB 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 HP UCMDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) LDAP
1 9 (26.47%) VPN
1 9 (26.47%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) SSH
2 1 (2.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Consultant
2 11 (32.35%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Consultant
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 9 (26.47%) ITSM Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Configuration Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Operations Manager
5 5 (14.71%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Operations Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
1 9 (26.47%) COM
1 9 (26.47%) CSS
1 9 (26.47%) SOAP
1 9 (26.47%) Web Services
1 9 (26.47%) XML
1 9 (26.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) CMDB
2 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) ITIL
2 18 (52.94%) ITIL V2
3 11 (32.35%) Configuration Management
3 11 (32.35%) Service Management
3 11 (32.35%) ITSM
4 9 (26.47%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (26.47%) Customer Engagement
5 8 (23.53%) ITIL V3
6 7 (20.59%) Project Management
6 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
7 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
8 5 (14.71%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (14.71%) PRINCE
8 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
10 2 (5.88%) Time Management
11 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (2.94%) Data Management
11 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) Jython
3 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 8 (23.53%) DV Cleared
4 7 (20.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) OpenView
1 6 (17.65%) WMI
2 5 (14.71%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (11.76%) HP NNM
4 1 (2.94%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) HP
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) ServiceNow
3 9 (26.47%) BMC
3 9 (26.47%) Remedy
4 6 (17.65%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) Serena
5 5 (14.71%) Borland
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco
6 4 (11.76%) OPNET
7 1 (2.94%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
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