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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 145 180
Rank change year-on-year -13 +35  
Contract jobs citing CMDB 4 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.75% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Median daily rate £475 £415 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.45% -10.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £188 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £498 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £46.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -61.95% +211.86%  

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 1120 1208 1884
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.58% 36.02% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 961 1436
Median daily rate £525 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £319 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing CMDB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 March 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 March 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 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) ServiceNow
3 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
5 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
5 3 (23.08%) Network Management
5 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Arista
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) SLA
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) OPNET

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (7.69%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MariaDB
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Configuration Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) Murex MxML
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) CentOS
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
4 3 (23.08%) Network Management
4 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) BCP
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) Process Management
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) OPNET
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) ServiceNow
2 3 (23.08%) Arista
2 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
2 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
2 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
2 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
3 2 (15.38%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
4 1 (7.69%) ION Trading
4 1 (7.69%) Murex
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy