Period
to 14 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMDB over the 6 months to 14 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)
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 402 528 610
Rank change year-on-year +126 +82 -53
Contract jobs citing CMDB 107 283 277
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.07% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 194 175
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £163 £275 £135
90th Percentile £714 £600 £583
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £440
% change year-on-year +0.53% +7.39% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 15
Median hourly rate £26.61 £10.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +147.49% -38.57% -68.18%
10th Percentile £18.10 £10.25 £12.60
90th Percentile £35.20 £27.34 £63.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £10.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +225.58% -38.57% -68.18%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 10,292 26,360 30,672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.10% 31.86% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,523 16,957 19,972
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £275
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 945 961
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +0.82% +6.63%
10th Percentile £12.92 £11.77 £12.23
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £50.75
Median hourly rate £33.00 £21.02 £21.13
% change year-on-year +56.99% -0.50% +5.63%

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CMDB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CMDB in England

CMDB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CMDB in England.

Daily rate trend for CMDB in England

CMDB
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CMDB in England over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CMDB in England

CMDB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CMDB in England.

Hourly rate trend for CMDB in England

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Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing CMDB in England over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for CMDB in England

CMDB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the England region over the 6 months to 14 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +160 47 £525 +5.00% 3
South East +146 39 £408 -22.38% 2
South West +82 8 £475 +4.68% 4
North of England +71 6 £350 -12.77%
Midlands +76 5 £475 +46.15% 1
North West +61 5 £350 -12.77%
West Midlands +56 4 £475 +46.15% 1
East of England +61 1 - - 1
East Midlands +55 1 - -
North East +41 1 - -
CMDB
UK

For the 6 months to 14 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 England region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 46 (42.99%) ServiceNow
2 45 (42.06%) ITIL
3 33 (30.84%) Configuration Management
4 31 (28.97%) ITSM
5 28 (26.17%) Asset Management
6 22 (20.56%) Security Cleared
6 22 (20.56%) Service Management
7 21 (19.63%) SC Cleared
7 21 (19.63%) Incident Management
8 20 (18.69%) Web Services
9 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
10 18 (16.82%) Finance
10 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (15.89%) Problem Management
12 16 (14.95%) Remedy ITSM
12 16 (14.95%) SCCM
12 16 (14.95%) Change Management
12 16 (14.95%) Remedy
13 15 (14.02%) Active Directory
14 14 (13.08%) Migration
15 13 (12.15%) JavaScript
16 12 (11.21%) Project Management
16 12 (11.21%) Workflow
17 11 (10.28%) Management Information System
17 11 (10.28%) BMC
17 11 (10.28%) ITIL V3
18 10 (9.35%) REST
18 10 (9.35%) HTML
18 10 (9.35%) SOAP
18 10 (9.35%) Windows

CMDB
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (5.61%) CMS
1 6 (5.61%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (14.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (6.54%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.93%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Azure
1 5 (4.67%) OpenShift
1 5 (4.67%) SaaS
2 4 (3.74%) Office 365
2 4 (3.74%) PaaS
2 4 (3.74%) Power Platform
3 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.41%) DHCP
1 9 (8.41%) DNS
2 4 (3.74%) LAN
2 4 (3.74%) WAN
3 3 (2.80%) Firewall
3 3 (2.80%) Wireless
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.87%) Ethereal
4 2 (1.87%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.87%) NAS
4 2 (1.87%) Network Security
4 2 (1.87%) SAN
4 2 (1.87%) TACACS
4 2 (1.87%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.93%) BGP
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.93%) DMZ
5 1 (0.93%) OSPF
5 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) MySQL
1 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) Power BI
3 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) DB2
4 1 (0.93%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.93%) MS Access
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) Firebug
General
1 18 (16.82%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.61%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.80%) Military
5 2 (1.87%) Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) French Language
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (20.56%) Developer
2 21 (19.63%) Consultant
3 14 (13.08%) ServiceNow Developer
4 13 (12.15%) Analyst
5 12 (11.21%) Architect
6 7 (6.54%) Remedy Consultant
6 7 (6.54%) Remedy Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Configuration Manager
8 5 (4.67%) IT Technician
8 5 (4.67%) Service Desk Technician
8 5 (4.67%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) ITIL Process Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Power BI Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Process Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Security Officer
10 3 (2.80%) Network Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.69%) Web Services
2 10 (9.35%) HTML
2 10 (9.35%) REST
2 10 (9.35%) SOAP
3 9 (8.41%) Ajax
3 9 (8.41%) LDAP
4 8 (7.48%) AngularJS
4 8 (7.48%) JSON
4 8 (7.48%) XML
5 7 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (5.61%) CSS
7 5 (4.67%) CSS3
7 5 (4.67%) jQuery
8 3 (2.80%) J2EE
8 3 (2.80%) Middleware
9 2 (1.87%) Node.js
10 1 (0.93%) GraphQL
10 1 (0.93%) React
10 1 (0.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.74%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.74%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.74%) PKI
3 4 (3.74%) Smart Energy
3 4 (3.74%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.80%) e-Learning
4 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.80%) Replication
5 2 (1.87%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.93%) Tandem
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.35%) Windows
2 6 (5.61%) Windows 10
3 5 (4.67%) Linux
3 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.74%) Unix
5 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.87%) CatOS
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.06%) ITIL
2 33 (30.84%) Configuration Management
3 31 (28.97%) ITSM
4 28 (26.17%) Asset Management
5 22 (20.56%) Service Management
6 21 (19.63%) Incident Management
7 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (15.89%) Problem Management
9 16 (14.95%) Change Management
10 14 (13.08%) Migration
11 12 (11.21%) Project Management
11 12 (11.21%) Workflow
12 11 (10.28%) ITIL V3
13 10 (9.35%) Analytics
13 10 (9.35%) Scrum
14 9 (8.41%) Data Management
14 9 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (7.48%) Data Modelling
15 8 (7.48%) Defect Management
15 8 (7.48%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.15%) JavaScript
2 9 (8.41%) SQL
3 6 (5.61%) Java
4 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.80%) Python
5 2 (1.87%) Perl
5 2 (1.87%) VB
5 2 (1.87%) VBScript
6 1 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (20.56%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.63%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.54%) Degree
4 5 (4.67%) A+ Certification
4 5 (4.67%) CISM
4 5 (4.67%) CISSP
4 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.74%) CISMP
5 4 (3.74%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.80%) CCNA
6 3 (2.80%) CCNP
6 3 (2.80%) PMP
6 3 (2.80%) Postgraduate
6 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.87%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.93%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.93%) CISA
8 1 (0.93%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 3 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.93%) COBIT
4 1 (0.93%) GDPR
4 1 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.93%) QA
4 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (14.95%) SCCM
2 6 (5.61%) Ansible
3 5 (4.67%) CloudForms
3 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (2.80%) OpenView
5 1 (0.93%) NetMRI
5 1 (0.93%) OPNET
5 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (42.99%) ServiceNow
2 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
3 16 (14.95%) Remedy
4 11 (10.28%) BMC
5 9 (8.41%) Oracle
6 7 (6.54%) Snow
7 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.67%) Cisco
8 5 (4.67%) VMware
9 4 (3.74%) Qualys
10 3 (2.80%) Ab Initio
10 3 (2.80%) IBM
10 3 (2.80%) Informatica
10 3 (2.80%) Juniper
11 2 (1.87%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.87%) Cognos
11 2 (1.87%) Palo Alto
12 1 (0.93%) CloudEndure
12 1 (0.93%) TOWER Software