Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 216 242
Rank change year-on-year +88 +26 -10
Contract jobs citing CMDB 7 24 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 1.12% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 4
Median daily rate £590 £500 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.00% +19.76% +1.21%
Central London median daily rate £590 £493 £410
% change year-on-year +19.80% +20.12% -28.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £65.00

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 813 2,152 2,869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.60% 33.09% 41.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 1,595 2,190
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £696 £675 £725
Central London median daily rate £516 £525 £518
% change year-on-year -1.67% +1.45% +0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 52
Median hourly rate £35.25 £20.92 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.54% +4.58% -5.56%
10th Percentile £12.66 £11.25 £13.41
90th Percentile £47.75 £55.80 £46.12
Median hourly rate £35.25 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +67.86% +5.00% +6.95%

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

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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

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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 5 August 2020, 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 5 (71.43%) ServiceNow
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Event Correlation
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Azure
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Event Correlation
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
2 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle