Period
to 18 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 538 601 542
Rank change year-on-year +63 -59 +34
Contract jobs citing CMDB 306 257 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 0.83% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 175 173
England median daily rate £466 £440 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.91% -5.38% +3.33%
10th Percentile £249 £182 £325
90th Percentile £600 £538 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 11
England median hourly rate £16.50 £24.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.65% -55.45% +22.22%
UK median hourly rate £15.56 £43.25 £50.50
% change year-on-year -64.03% -14.36% +12.22%

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 29,143 30,971 28,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.21% 33.43% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,284 20,563 18,561
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £293 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £662 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 895 957 994
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.88% -2.38%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.75 £49.13
UK median hourly rate £21.18 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -1.49% +4.88% -2.38%

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 April 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMDB in England over the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

Contractor 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 18 April 2019. 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 +61 113 £500 +17.65% 14
South East -6 78 £500 +5.26% 1
North of England +38 56 £425 +13.33% 2
Yorkshire +30 31 £396 +21.92%
East of England +17 24 £450 -5.26% 2
Midlands +3 23 £325 -12.16% 3
West Midlands 0 16 £325 +0.39% 2
North East -7 15 £575 +76.92%
North West +9 10 £425 +6.25% 2
South West -18 10 £500 +61.29% 1
East Midlands +26 7 £300 -18.92% 1
CMDB
UK

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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.

1 154 (50.33%) Configuration Management
2 147 (48.04%) ITIL
3 111 (36.27%) ServiceNow
4 98 (32.03%) Service Management
5 92 (30.07%) ITSM
6 73 (23.86%) Asset Management
7 59 (19.28%) Finance
8 48 (15.69%) Windows
9 41 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (12.75%) Change Management
11 36 (11.76%) Remedy
12 33 (10.78%) BMC
12 33 (10.78%) JavaScript
13 32 (10.46%) Remedy ITSM
14 30 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
15 28 (9.15%) SQL
15 28 (9.15%) Data Modelling
15 28 (9.15%) Telecoms
16 27 (8.82%) HTML
17 26 (8.50%) Problem Management
17 26 (8.50%) Security Cleared
18 25 (8.17%) Microsoft
18 25 (8.17%) SDLC
19 24 (7.84%) Analytics
19 24 (7.84%) REST
19 24 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
20 23 (7.52%) CSS
20 23 (7.52%) XML
20 23 (7.52%) Linux
20 23 (7.52%) VMware

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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 14 (4.58%) CMS
2 8 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.31%) IIS
4 3 (0.98%) Confluence
4 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.98%) Smallworld
5 2 (0.65%) Apache
5 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.33%) nginx
6 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (5.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (10.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (2.29%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (1.31%) Maximo
4 2 (0.65%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.65%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.33%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.61%) SaaS
3 6 (1.96%) Office 365
4 3 (0.98%) IaaS
4 3 (0.98%) PaaS
5 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.90%) LAN
2 12 (3.92%) Firewall
3 10 (3.27%) WAN
4 9 (2.94%) DNS
5 7 (2.29%) Internet
5 7 (2.29%) NetScaler
5 7 (2.29%) VPN
6 6 (1.96%) 4G
6 6 (1.96%) MPLS
6 6 (1.96%) Network Security
6 6 (1.96%) OSPF
6 6 (1.96%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (1.96%) SAN
6 6 (1.96%) SSL
6 6 (1.96%) Wireless
7 5 (1.63%) DHCP
8 4 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.31%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.31%) VLAN
9 3 (0.98%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.63%) RDBMS
3 5 (1.63%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.31%) GIS
4 4 (1.31%) Pentaho
5 3 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.98%) Power BI
6 2 (0.65%) MS Access
6 2 (0.65%) MySQL
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.33%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (3.59%) Jenkins
1 11 (3.59%) JIRA
2 7 (2.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.98%) Ant
4 3 (0.98%) Artifactory
4 3 (0.98%) MSBuild
4 3 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (19.28%) Finance
2 28 (9.15%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.56%) Banking
4 6 (1.96%) Retail
5 5 (1.63%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.31%) Advertising
6 4 (1.31%) Billing
6 4 (1.31%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.65%) Electronics
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
7 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) International Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (17.32%) Analyst
2 45 (14.71%) Developer
3 38 (12.42%) Consultant
4 33 (10.78%) ServiceNow Developer
5 31 (10.13%) Architect
6 18 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
7 17 (5.56%) Configuration Management Specialist
7 17 (5.56%) Configuration Specialist
8 16 (5.23%) Configuration Analyst
9 14 (4.58%) Administrator
9 14 (4.58%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
10 12 (3.92%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 11 (3.59%) Service Analyst
11 11 (3.59%) Support Analyst
11 11 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.27%) IT Analyst
12 10 (3.27%) IT Support
13 9 (2.94%) Data Analyst
14 8 (2.61%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.82%) HTML
2 24 (7.84%) REST
3 23 (7.52%) CSS
3 23 (7.52%) XML
4 22 (7.19%) Web Services
5 20 (6.54%) Ajax
6 18 (5.88%) XHTML
7 17 (5.56%) SOAP
8 12 (3.92%) LDAP
9 7 (2.29%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.96%) JSON
10 6 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (1.31%) JDBC
11 4 (1.31%) ODBC
12 3 (0.98%) 802.1X
12 3 (0.98%) SAML
13 2 (0.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 2 (0.65%) Spring
14 1 (0.33%) BAPI
14 1 (0.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.58%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.25%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.59%) User Experience
4 9 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.29%) Replication
5 7 (2.29%) TM Forum
6 4 (1.31%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.31%) NHS
6 4 (1.31%) RIA
7 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.98%) Frameworx
7 3 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.98%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.65%) BYOD
8 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.65%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.69%) Windows
2 23 (7.52%) Linux
3 17 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (3.59%) Windows 10
5 9 (2.94%) Unix
6 7 (2.29%) CentOS
7 5 (1.63%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.33%) AIX
10 1 (0.33%) Android
10 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (50.33%) Configuration Management
2 147 (48.04%) ITIL
3 98 (32.03%) Service Management
4 92 (30.07%) ITSM
5 73 (23.86%) Asset Management
6 41 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (12.75%) Change Management
8 28 (9.15%) Data Modelling
9 26 (8.50%) Problem Management
10 25 (8.17%) SDLC
11 24 (7.84%) Analytics
11 24 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (7.19%) Migration
12 22 (7.19%) Workflow
13 21 (6.86%) PRINCE2
13 21 (6.86%) Release Management
14 20 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (6.21%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (5.88%) Service Delivery
17 17 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (10.78%) JavaScript
2 28 (9.15%) SQL
3 14 (4.58%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.96%) Java
5 5 (1.63%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.63%) Python
5 5 (1.63%) Ruby
6 3 (0.98%) C#
6 3 (0.98%) VB
7 2 (0.65%) ABAP
7 2 (0.65%) Perl
7 2 (0.65%) PHP
8 1 (0.33%) C
8 1 (0.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
2 26 (8.50%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.54%) Degree
4 19 (6.21%) SC Cleared
5 13 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (4.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (2.94%) CCNA
6 9 (2.94%) CCNP
7 8 (2.61%) HNC
8 6 (1.96%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.98%) JNCIS
11 2 (0.65%) CCENT
11 2 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.65%) MCP
11 2 (0.65%) MCSA
11 2 (0.65%) MCSE
11 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.88%) SLA
2 10 (3.27%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.27%) QA
3 4 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.98%) COBIT
5 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.65%) PMO
6 1 (0.33%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.33%) HL7
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 18 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.27%) XenDesktop
3 9 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.31%) Docker
7 3 (0.98%) XenApp
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.33%) Firmware
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (4.58%) SCCM
2 12 (3.92%) Ansible
3 10 (3.27%) Single Sign-On
3 10 (3.27%) Terraform
4 7 (2.29%) Packer
4 7 (2.29%) Puppet
5 5 (1.63%) BladeLogic
6 4 (1.31%) Netcool
6 4 (1.31%) OpenView
6 4 (1.31%) SCOM
7 3 (0.98%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.65%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.65%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.33%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.33%) Nagios
9 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 111 (36.27%) ServiceNow
2 36 (11.76%) Remedy
3 33 (10.78%) BMC
4 25 (8.17%) Microsoft
5 23 (7.52%) VMware
6 20 (6.54%) Citrix
7 19 (6.21%) Cisco
8 14 (4.58%) Red Hat
9 13 (4.25%) Oracle
10 11 (3.59%) Snow
11 10 (3.27%) CA
12 9 (2.94%) HP
12 9 (2.94%) IBM
13 7 (2.29%) McAfee
14 6 (1.96%) Juniper
15 5 (1.63%) EMC
15 5 (1.63%) SAP
15 5 (1.63%) xMatters
16 4 (1.31%) Dell
16 4 (1.31%) SolarWinds