Period
to 22 September 2021

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 22 September 2021 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
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 500 389 534
Rank change year-on-year -111 +145 +94
Contract jobs citing CMDB 235 102 276
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.23% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 67 186
10th Percentile £340 £215 £274
25th Percentile £425 £356 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £487 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% - +8.57%
75th Percentile £591 £588 £538
90th Percentile £638 £690 £606
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
10th Percentile £11.77 £14.00 "
25th Percentile £14.23 £16.25 £10.25
Median hourly rate £28.92 £25.75 £10.75
Median % change year-on-year +12.31% +139.53% -38.57%
75th Percentile £51.69 £34.50 £17.16
90th Percentile £84.60 £35.40 £27.34
UK median hourly rate £28.92 £34.00 £10.75
% change year-on-year -14.94% +216.28% -32.81%

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 19,576 8,324 23,266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.53% 32.13% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,713 5,692 15,422
10th Percentile £300 £275 £276
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £615 £588
90th Percentile £725 £725 £675
UK median daily rate £513 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +4.59% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 272 765
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.51 £11.62
25th Percentile £15.04 £17.50 £14.28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -20.63% +50.00% -
75th Percentile £49.69 £47.31 £47.50
90th Percentile £64.75 £61.25 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.98 £20.98
% change year-on-year -7.34% +28.61% -0.11%

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 22 September 2021.

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

CMDB
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing CMDB in England over the 6 months to 22 September 2021.

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 22 September 2021. 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 -125 108 £550 +15.79% 20
South East -65 59 £475 +13.23% 9
North of England -63 26 £498 +42.14% 6
North West -43 17 £540 +54.29% 5
East of England -35 10 £351 - 4
Midlands -73 9 £423 -11.05% 5
South West -48 8 £375 -21.05% 2
West Midlands -59 6 £423 -11.05% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £360 -
North East -11 3 £238 - 1
East Midlands -40 3 £98 - 3
CMDB
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, 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.

1 103 (43.83%) ITIL
2 96 (40.85%) Configuration Management
3 83 (35.32%) ServiceNow
4 77 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (30.64%) ITSM
6 65 (27.66%) Service Management
7 56 (23.83%) Asset Management
8 49 (20.85%) Security Cleared
9 42 (17.87%) SC Cleared
9 42 (17.87%) Change Management
10 38 (16.17%) Remedy
11 37 (15.74%) BMC
11 37 (15.74%) Social Skills
12 36 (15.32%) Remedy ITSM
13 35 (14.89%) Finance
14 32 (13.62%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (13.19%) Azure
15 31 (13.19%) Microsoft
16 28 (11.91%) Degree
16 28 (11.91%) DevOps
17 27 (11.49%) Cloud Native
17 27 (11.49%) AWS
17 27 (11.49%) TDD
18 25 (10.64%) Telecoms
19 23 (9.79%) .NET
19 23 (9.79%) Remedy AR System
19 23 (9.79%) ITIL V3
19 23 (9.79%) Kubernetes
20 22 (9.36%) Full Stack Development
21 21 (8.94%) Project Management

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 10 (4.26%) CMS
2 4 (1.70%) Confluence
3 2 (0.85%) SAS
3 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) Apache
4 1 (0.43%) IIS
4 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.11%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (15.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 23 (9.79%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (1.28%) Cloudability
4 2 (0.85%) Maximo
4 2 (0.85%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.43%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.19%) Azure
2 27 (11.49%) AWS
3 19 (8.09%) IaaS
4 9 (3.83%) Serverless
5 5 (2.13%) Microsoft 365
6 4 (1.70%) SaaS
7 2 (0.85%) Google Workspace
7 2 (0.85%) PaaS
7 2 (0.85%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.13%) DHCP
1 5 (2.13%) DNS
1 5 (2.13%) SD-WAN
1 5 (2.13%) WAN
2 4 (1.70%) Firewall
3 3 (1.28%) LAN
4 2 (0.85%) Network Security
4 2 (0.85%) SNMP
4 2 (0.85%) Softphone
4 2 (0.85%) SSH
4 2 (0.85%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) Broadband
5 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.43%) FTP
5 1 (0.43%) HTTP
5 1 (0.43%) POP3
5 1 (0.43%) SMTP
5 1 (0.43%) SSL
5 1 (0.43%) VoIP
5 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.55%) Oracle Database
1 6 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.70%) GIS
2 4 (1.70%) MySQL
3 3 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.85%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (0.85%) Power BI
4 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.43%) Big Data
5 1 (0.43%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (3.83%) JIRA
2 8 (3.40%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.55%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.28%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.85%) RSpec
5 2 (0.85%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.43%) Gradle
6 1 (0.43%) Maven
6 1 (0.43%) MSI
6 1 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 37 (15.74%) Social Skills
2 35 (14.89%) Finance
3 25 (10.64%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.26%) Legal
5 9 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.83%) Public Sector
6 7 (2.98%) Banking
6 7 (2.98%) Presentation Skills
7 5 (2.13%) Retail
8 4 (1.70%) Billing
8 4 (1.70%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.70%) Law
8 4 (1.70%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (1.28%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (0.85%) Avionics
11 1 (0.43%) Electronics
11 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.43%) Marketing
11 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (14.04%) Consultant
2 31 (13.19%) Developer
3 30 (12.77%) Architect
4 22 (9.36%) Analyst
5 17 (7.23%) Configuration Manager
6 15 (6.38%) Remedy Developer
6 15 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 13 (5.53%) C# Software Engineer
7 13 (5.53%) Remedy Consultant
8 11 (4.68%) ServiceNow Developer
9 10 (4.26%) Service Manager
10 9 (3.83%) Business Analyst
10 9 (3.83%) Software Manager
10 9 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.98%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (2.98%) Designer
12 7 (2.98%) Software Asset Manager
13 6 (2.55%) IT Manager
13 6 (2.55%) Remedy Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.79%) .NET
2 18 (7.66%) .NET Core
3 15 (6.38%) Web Services
4 13 (5.53%) SPIFFE
5 12 (5.11%) LDAP
5 12 (5.11%) REST
6 8 (3.40%) FastAPI
6 8 (3.40%) Middleware
7 7 (2.98%) Ajax
8 6 (2.55%) Kafka
9 5 (2.13%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (2.13%) XML
10 4 (1.70%) CSS
10 4 (1.70%) HTML
11 3 (1.28%) J2EE
11 3 (1.28%) SOAP
12 2 (0.85%) JSON
12 2 (0.85%) Node.js
12 2 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.49%) Cloud Native
2 19 (8.09%) Data Structures
3 18 (7.66%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.96%) Data Centre
5 13 (5.53%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.40%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.13%) Legacy Systems
9 4 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.70%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.28%) Clustering
10 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.28%) User Experience
11 2 (0.85%) Legacy Code
11 2 (0.85%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.43%) Blog
12 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.66%) Windows
2 10 (4.26%) Windows 10
3 5 (2.13%) Linux
3 5 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.70%) Unix
5 3 (1.28%) AIX
5 3 (1.28%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.85%) Solaris
6 2 (0.85%) VMS
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (43.83%) ITIL
2 96 (40.85%) Configuration Management
3 77 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (30.64%) ITSM
5 65 (27.66%) Service Management
6 56 (23.83%) Asset Management
7 42 (17.87%) Change Management
8 32 (13.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (11.91%) DevOps
10 27 (11.49%) TDD
11 23 (9.79%) ITIL V3
12 22 (9.36%) Full Stack Development
13 21 (8.94%) Computer Science
13 21 (8.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 21 (8.94%) Migration
13 21 (8.94%) Project Management
14 20 (8.51%) Data Modelling
14 20 (8.51%) Software Engineering
14 20 (8.51%) Test Automation
15 18 (7.66%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.51%) C#
2 16 (6.81%) Java
3 15 (6.38%) Python
4 13 (5.53%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.53%) SQL
5 9 (3.83%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.98%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.13%) C
8 3 (1.28%) sed
9 2 (0.85%) Ada
9 2 (0.85%) AWK
9 2 (0.85%) C++
9 2 (0.85%) DCL
9 2 (0.85%) Korn
9 2 (0.85%) Perl
9 2 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.43%) Go
10 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (20.85%) Security Cleared
2 42 (17.87%) SC Cleared
3 28 (11.91%) Degree
4 10 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.28%) IIBA
6 2 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) MCSA
7 1 (0.43%) MCSE
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.43%) RHCE
7 1 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.53%) SLA
2 10 (4.26%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.55%) GDPR
4 5 (2.13%) QA
5 3 (1.28%) GRC
5 3 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.85%) PMO
7 1 (0.43%) COBIT
7 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.43%) GxP
7 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.43%) ITGC
System Software
1 21 (8.94%) Docker
2 13 (5.53%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.40%) vSphere
4 6 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.43%) XenApp
5 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (9.79%) Kubernetes
2 17 (7.23%) Prometheus
3 15 (6.38%) SCCM
4 13 (5.53%) MIIS
5 11 (4.68%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (2.98%) Ansible
7 5 (2.13%) SCOM
8 4 (1.70%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.28%) Avamar
9 3 (1.28%) OpenView
9 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.28%) RSA Archer
9 3 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.28%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.85%) Netcool
10 2 (0.85%) Puppet
10 2 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.85%) Terraform
10 2 (0.85%) WMI
10 2 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (35.32%) ServiceNow
2 38 (16.17%) Remedy
3 37 (15.74%) BMC
4 31 (13.19%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.68%) Oracle
6 10 (4.26%) Qualys
7 9 (3.83%) VMware
8 7 (2.98%) IBM
8 7 (2.98%) Snow
9 4 (1.70%) HP
9 4 (1.70%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.70%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.28%) Apple
10 3 (1.28%) arcserve
10 3 (1.28%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.28%) BiZZdesign
10 3 (1.28%) Micro Focus
10 3 (1.28%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.28%) Software AG
11 2 (0.85%) Autodesk