The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 154 160
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Contract jobs citing CMDB 5 11 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.33% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.83% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 34
Median daily rate £290 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.29% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £186 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £616 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +3.94% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £27.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year +75.92% +71.21%  

CMDB is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1367 1324 2193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 41.89% 39.32% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1560 1614 2541
Median daily rate £535 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.63% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 54
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -21.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £11.25 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.86 £73.00 £62.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CMDB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for CMDB in the City of London

CMDB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CMDB in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CMDB in the City of London

CMDB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMDB in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMDB in the City of London

CMDB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMDB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) MariaDB
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) German Language
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking

CMDB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (11.11%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MariaDB
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) German Language
1 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) Murex MxML
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) CentOS
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) BCP
4 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (11.11%) KYC
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
2 1 (11.11%) ION Trading
2 1 (11.11%) Murex