Period
to 18 January 2022

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 6 months to 18 January 2022 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 169 124 190
Rank change year-on-year -45 +66 +38
Contract jobs citing CMDB 18 2 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.098% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 0.28% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 7
10th Percentile £462 - £412
25th Percentile £491 £463 £495
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £618
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -23.08% +41.14%
75th Percentile £576 £488 £673
90th Percentile £602 - £734
Central London median daily rate £550 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +23.53%

CMDB is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,417 724 1,520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.43% 35.47% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,077 510 1,181
10th Percentile £405 £313 £298
25th Percentile £493 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £800 £713 £700
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £520
% change year-on-year +9.52% +0.96% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 30
10th Percentile £34.15 £13.22 £11.90
25th Percentile £40.00 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate £50.50 £32.00 £20.67
Median % change year-on-year +57.81% +54.85% +10.51%
75th Percentile £61.94 £37.25 £31.78
90th Percentile £64.85 £46.70 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £50.50 £30.95 £20.92
% change year-on-year +63.19% +47.96% +8.65%

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CMDB as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CMDB in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for CMDB in the City of London

CMDB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CMDB in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for CMDB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing CMDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 7 (38.89%) ServiceNow
1 7 (38.89%) vCenter Server
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) ITSM
2 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Service Management
3 5 (27.78%) Change Management
3 5 (27.78%) Decision-Making
3 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (27.78%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (22.22%) Runbook
4 4 (22.22%) Influencing Skills
4 4 (22.22%) Line Management
4 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Server Hardening
4 4 (22.22%) Security Hardening
4 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
4 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 4 (22.22%) DHCP

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 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 2 (11.11%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (22.22%) Influencing Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Billing
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (11.11%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Senior Wintel Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Asset and Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Platform Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Platform Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Owner
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.56%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 6 (33.33%) ITSM
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) Decision-Making
2 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (27.78%) Service Management
3 4 (22.22%) Analytics
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Line Management
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
3 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Runbook
3 4 (22.22%) Security Hardening
3 4 (22.22%) Server Hardening
3 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) GDPR
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) vCenter Server
2 4 (22.22%) SCCM
3 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes
4 2 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) ServiceNow
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Veeam
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.11%) Snow
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) SAP