Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 515 548
Rank change year-on-year -39 +33 +55
Contract jobs citing CMDB 289 384 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 1.18% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 289 178
England median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +12.90%
10th Percentile £252 £250 £227
90th Percentile £575 £588 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 16
England median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% +103.17% +17.04%
10th Percentile £42.50 £20.25 £14.89
90th Percentile £56.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK median hourly rate £51.25 £37.50 £21.15
% change year-on-year +36.67% +77.35% +34.08%

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 31772 32617 34443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.85% 33.23% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21306 21551 22269
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 910 1119 1347
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +9.46% +5.72%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.85
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £21.00 £19.46
% change year-on-year -0.37% +7.91% +8.11%

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CMDB in England

CMDB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMDB in England

CMDB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMDB in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMDB in England

CMDB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 18 November 2017. 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
South East +37 127 £420 -6.67% 4
London -84 93 £450 -8.86% 3
North of England +50 31 £350 -16.42% 5
Midlands +7 21 £475 +5.56% 2
North West +40 20 £350 +6.06%
West Midlands +20 19 £478 +12.35% 2
East of England -24 12 £475 +5.56% 4
North East +46 8 £400 -5.88%
South West +4 4 £320 -14.67% 1
Yorkshire +14 3 £150 -69.73% 5
East Midlands +4 2 £450 -20.00%
CMDB
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 167 (57.79%) ITIL
2 112 (38.75%) Service Management
3 109 (37.72%) ServiceNow
4 86 (29.76%) Configuration Management
5 67 (23.18%) ITSM
6 59 (20.42%) Windows
6 59 (20.42%) ITIL V3
7 55 (19.03%) Finance
8 51 (17.65%) Asset Management
9 47 (16.26%) Web Services
10 44 (15.22%) BMC
11 42 (14.53%) Change Management
12 41 (14.19%) Security Cleared
13 40 (13.84%) JavaScript
14 37 (12.80%) Microsoft
15 36 (12.46%) HTML
15 36 (12.46%) Linux
16 33 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
18 31 (10.73%) Active Directory
18 31 (10.73%) Remedy
19 30 (10.38%) Workflow
19 30 (10.38%) SC Cleared
19 30 (10.38%) Remedy ITSM
20 29 (10.03%) Incident Management
20 29 (10.03%) CSS
21 28 (9.69%) Microsoft Office
21 28 (9.69%) Telecoms
21 28 (9.69%) REST
22 27 (9.34%) Amazon AWS

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 15 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.81%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.46%) CMS
4 6 (2.08%) Apache
4 6 (2.08%) nginx
5 4 (1.38%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.69%) Confluence
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (9.69%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 30 (10.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.73%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.35%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.35%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.34%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.92%) Office 365
3 14 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.81%) SaaS
5 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.23%) LDAP
2 15 (5.19%) VPN
3 12 (4.15%) LAN
4 9 (3.11%) 3G
4 9 (3.11%) 4G
4 9 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (2.42%) ADSL
6 6 (2.08%) SNMP
7 5 (1.73%) SAN
8 4 (1.38%) Firewall
8 4 (1.38%) MVNO
8 4 (1.38%) Wireless
9 3 (1.04%) SMTP
10 2 (0.69%) DMZ
10 2 (0.69%) DNS
10 2 (0.69%) NAS
10 2 (0.69%) POP3
10 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.69%) WAN
11 1 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.42%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.38%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.69%) Big Data
5 2 (0.69%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.69%) MySQL
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.69%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.35%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.69%) Ant
2 2 (0.69%) Artifactory
2 2 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.69%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.69%) JIRA
2 2 (0.69%) MSBuild
2 2 (0.69%) MSI
2 2 (0.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.35%) ERwin
3 1 (0.35%) FishEye
3 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.35%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 55 (19.03%) Finance
2 28 (9.69%) Telecoms
3 24 (8.30%) Banking
4 10 (3.46%) Legal
5 4 (1.38%) Retail
6 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.69%) German Language
6 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.69%) Military
6 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.35%) Front Office
7 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (15.92%) Developer
2 44 (15.22%) Architect
3 42 (14.53%) Analyst
4 41 (14.19%) ServiceNow Developer
5 32 (11.07%) Consultant
6 22 (7.61%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 13 (4.50%) Service Architect
8 12 (4.15%) Administrator
9 11 (3.81%) Business Analyst
9 11 (3.81%) Configuration Manager
10 9 (3.11%) Desktop Support
10 9 (3.11%) Service Manager
10 9 (3.11%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.11%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (3.11%) Technical Architect
11 7 (2.42%) Asset and Configuration Manager
11 7 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.42%) Technical Leader
11 7 (2.42%) Technical Support
12 6 (2.08%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.26%) Web Services
2 36 (12.46%) HTML
3 29 (10.03%) CSS
4 28 (9.69%) REST
5 27 (9.34%) XML
6 26 (9.00%) SOAP
7 19 (6.57%) Ajax
8 15 (5.19%) AngularJS
8 15 (5.19%) JSON
8 15 (5.19%) XHTML
9 9 (3.11%) Middleware
10 8 (2.77%) XML Schema
10 8 (2.77%) XSL
11 7 (2.42%) RESTful
12 4 (1.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (1.04%) HTML5
14 2 (0.69%) .NET
14 2 (0.69%) .NET Framework
14 2 (0.69%) CSS3
14 2 (0.69%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.92%) User Experience
3 18 (6.23%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.11%) Smartphone
7 8 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.42%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.38%) Frameworx
10 3 (1.04%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.04%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.04%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.69%) Handset
12 1 (0.35%) FMCG
12 1 (0.35%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.35%) PKI
12 1 (0.35%) RIA
12 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (20.42%) Windows
2 36 (12.46%) Linux
3 24 (8.30%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.88%) Unix
5 11 (3.81%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.11%) Mac OS X
7 9 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.38%) AIX
9 4 (1.38%) Solaris
9 4 (1.38%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.35%) Debian
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (57.79%) ITIL
2 112 (38.75%) Service Management
3 86 (29.76%) Configuration Management
4 67 (23.18%) ITSM
5 59 (20.42%) ITIL V3
6 51 (17.65%) Asset Management
7 42 (14.53%) Change Management
8 33 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (10.38%) Workflow
10 29 (10.03%) Incident Management
11 26 (9.00%) Problem Management
12 23 (7.96%) Performance Management
12 23 (7.96%) Service Delivery
13 22 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (7.27%) Release Management
14 21 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (6.92%) Data Modelling
15 20 (6.92%) Project Management
16 19 (6.57%) Operations Management
17 17 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.84%) JavaScript
2 15 (5.19%) SQL
3 12 (4.15%) Python
4 10 (3.46%) Java
5 8 (2.77%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.77%) Ruby
6 7 (2.42%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.08%) PHP
8 5 (1.73%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.38%) C
9 4 (1.38%) Perl
10 2 (0.69%) C#
10 2 (0.69%) C++
10 2 (0.69%) Korn
11 1 (0.35%) R
11 1 (0.35%) VBA
11 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (14.19%) Security Cleared
2 30 (10.38%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.92%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (6.57%) Degree
5 12 (4.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.38%) BICSI Certification
8 4 (1.38%) CCNA
8 4 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.38%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.38%) JNCIA
8 4 (1.38%) JNCIS
8 4 (1.38%) LPIC
8 4 (1.38%) MCSE
8 4 (1.38%) RHCE
9 2 (0.69%) MCSA
10 1 (0.35%) GCUX
10 1 (0.35%) GCWN
10 1 (0.35%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.27%) SLA
2 11 (3.81%) QA
3 8 (2.77%) COBIT
4 6 (2.08%) GDPR
4 6 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (2.08%) PMO
5 5 (1.73%) Def Stans
6 4 (1.38%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.04%) ISO 9000
7 3 (1.04%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.69%) P3O
9 1 (0.35%) GxP
9 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.35%) MiFID
System Software
1 31 (10.73%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.11%) Firmware
4 4 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.69%) KVM
5 2 (0.69%) RHEV
5 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.35%) XenApp
6 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (5.54%) SCCM
2 15 (5.19%) Netcool
3 9 (3.11%) Jamf Pro
4 8 (2.77%) Nmap
4 8 (2.77%) OpenVAS
4 8 (2.77%) Puppet
4 8 (2.77%) WSUS
5 7 (2.42%) MOM
5 7 (2.42%) SCOM
5 7 (2.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (2.08%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.69%) Ansible
7 2 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.69%) Nagios
7 2 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.35%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 109 (37.72%) ServiceNow
2 44 (15.22%) BMC
3 37 (12.80%) Microsoft
4 31 (10.73%) Remedy
5 22 (7.61%) Oracle
6 20 (6.92%) HP
6 20 (6.92%) VMware
7 16 (5.54%) Cisco
8 14 (4.84%) AppDynamics
8 14 (4.84%) Riverbed
9 12 (4.15%) Red Hat
9 12 (4.15%) SAP
10 11 (3.81%) Dell
11 10 (3.46%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.11%) Citrix
12 9 (3.11%) PeopleSoft
12 9 (3.11%) Snow
12 9 (3.11%) Symantec
13 8 (2.77%) IBM
14 4 (1.38%) Juniper