Period
to 14 December 2018

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 December 2018 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 597 588 529
Rank change year-on-year -9 -59 +29
Contract jobs citing CMDB 278 288 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.90% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 177 267
England median daily rate £439 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.03% -4.44% -
10th Percentile £254 £268 £250
90th Percentile £588 £585 £588
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +0.59% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 14
England median hourly rate £28.50 £55.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.18% +25.71% +177.43%
10th Percentile £14.61 £42.50 £21.90
90th Percentile £57.50 £56.50 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £55.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -70.91% +25.71% +137.03%

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 32,072 32,126 31,757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.42% 33.81% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,414 21,569 20,820
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £284 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 911 1,125
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.10%
10th Percentile £12.16 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.24% +4.61% +5.10%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 +35 110 £431 -4.17% 12
South East -78 60 £475 +13.10% 7
North of England +18 58 £425 +21.26% 15
Yorkshire +21 38 £425 +183.33% 7
South West -13 21 £394 +51.44% 2
East of England 0 18 £350 -26.32% 5
North West -16 12 £400 +14.12% 7
Midlands -26 10 £138 -70.27% 4
North East -2 8 £575 +43.75% 1
East Midlands +11 5 £288 -39.47%
West Midlands -34 5 £138 -67.07% 4
CMDB
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 132 (47.48%) Configuration Management
2 116 (41.73%) ITIL
3 104 (37.41%) Service Management
4 86 (30.94%) ServiceNow
5 68 (24.46%) ITSM
6 57 (20.50%) Finance
7 56 (20.14%) Windows
8 52 (18.71%) Asset Management
9 38 (13.67%) Change Management
10 37 (13.31%) Security Cleared
11 36 (12.95%) Microsoft
12 34 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (9.71%) SC Cleared
13 27 (9.71%) Problem Management
14 26 (9.35%) Incident Management
14 26 (9.35%) JavaScript
15 25 (8.99%) HTML
15 25 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (8.63%) Web Services
16 24 (8.63%) Linux
16 24 (8.63%) Active Directory
16 24 (8.63%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (7.55%) SLA
17 21 (7.55%) Migration
17 21 (7.55%) ITIL V3
17 21 (7.55%) Windows 10
18 20 (7.19%) CSS
19 19 (6.83%) Microsoft Office
19 19 (6.83%) XML
19 19 (6.83%) SOAP

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 19 (6.83%) CMS
2 4 (1.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.08%) Apache
3 3 (1.08%) IBM Domino
3 3 (1.08%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.08%) nginx
3 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.36%) Confluence
5 1 (0.36%) IIS
5 1 (0.36%) Site Server
5 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (6.83%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.04%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.36%) Maximo
2 1 (0.36%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.88%) SaaS
4 7 (2.52%) IaaS
5 6 (2.16%) Office 365
5 6 (2.16%) PaaS
6 2 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.24%) LAN
2 8 (2.88%) WAN
3 7 (2.52%) DNS
4 6 (2.16%) DHCP
4 6 (2.16%) NetScaler
5 5 (1.80%) SNMP
5 5 (1.80%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.44%) Firewall
6 4 (1.44%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.44%) NAS
6 4 (1.44%) SAN
7 3 (1.08%) Internet
7 3 (1.08%) Wireless
8 2 (0.72%) DMZ
8 2 (0.72%) ICMP
8 2 (0.72%) IPv4
8 2 (0.72%) IPv6
8 2 (0.72%) SSL
8 2 (0.72%) VLAN
8 2 (0.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.72%) MS Access
3 2 (0.72%) Power BI
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.36%) MySQL
4 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.88%) JIRA
2 7 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.16%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.08%) AdminStudio
4 3 (1.08%) MSI
5 2 (0.72%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.72%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.36%) Ant
6 1 (0.36%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (20.50%) Finance
2 14 (5.04%) Banking
3 9 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.16%) Retail
5 3 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.72%) Advertising
6 2 (0.72%) Billing
6 2 (0.72%) Electronics
6 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.36%) International Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (23.38%) Analyst
2 38 (13.67%) Developer
3 30 (10.79%) ServiceNow Developer
4 23 (8.27%) Consultant
5 22 (7.91%) Architect
6 18 (6.47%) Business Analyst
6 18 (6.47%) Configuration Analyst
7 17 (6.12%) Configuration Management Specialist
7 17 (6.12%) Configuration Specialist
8 15 (5.40%) Service Analyst
9 13 (4.68%) Configuration Manager
10 12 (4.32%) Configuration Management Analyst
11 11 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.60%) Administrator
12 10 (3.60%) Service Manager
12 10 (3.60%) ServiceNow Consultant
13 9 (3.24%) Delivery Manager
14 8 (2.88%) Technical Analyst
15 7 (2.52%) Technical Architect
15 7 (2.52%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.99%) HTML
2 24 (8.63%) Web Services
3 20 (7.19%) CSS
4 19 (6.83%) SOAP
4 19 (6.83%) XML
5 18 (6.47%) REST
6 10 (3.60%) Ajax
7 9 (3.24%) XHTML
8 8 (2.88%) LDAP
9 4 (1.44%) JDBC
9 4 (1.44%) ODBC
10 3 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.72%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.72%) SailPoint
11 2 (0.72%) SAML
12 1 (0.36%) jQuery
12 1 (0.36%) JSON
12 1 (0.36%) Node.js
12 1 (0.36%) RESTful
12 1 (0.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.83%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.76%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.16%) Taxonomies
6 4 (1.44%) Clustering
6 4 (1.44%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.08%) FMCG
7 3 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.08%) NHS
7 3 (1.08%) PMI
7 3 (1.08%) User Experience
8 2 (0.72%) BYOD
8 2 (0.72%) iPhone
8 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.36%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) RIA
9 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (20.14%) Windows
2 24 (8.63%) Linux
3 21 (7.55%) Windows 10
4 15 (5.40%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.52%) Unix
6 7 (2.52%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.16%) CentOS
8 5 (1.80%) Android
9 4 (1.44%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.44%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.72%) AIX
11 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.72%) zOS
12 1 (0.36%) VMS
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (47.48%) Configuration Management
2 116 (41.73%) ITIL
3 104 (37.41%) Service Management
4 68 (24.46%) ITSM
5 52 (18.71%) Asset Management
6 38 (13.67%) Change Management
7 34 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (9.71%) Problem Management
9 26 (9.35%) Incident Management
10 25 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (8.63%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (7.55%) ITIL V3
12 21 (7.55%) Migration
13 19 (6.83%) Decision-Making
14 18 (6.47%) SDLC
14 18 (6.47%) Workflow
15 17 (6.12%) Analytics
15 17 (6.12%) Service Delivery
16 16 (5.76%) PRINCE2
17 13 (4.68%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.35%) JavaScript
2 13 (4.68%) SQL
3 10 (3.60%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.16%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.44%) Python
5 4 (1.44%) Ruby
6 3 (1.08%) Groovy
6 3 (1.08%) Java
6 3 (1.08%) PHP
6 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.72%) VB
8 1 (0.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (13.31%) Security Cleared
2 27 (9.71%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.83%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (4.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.52%) CCNA
7 6 (2.16%) Degree
8 5 (1.80%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.44%) CCENT
9 4 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.08%) CAPM
10 3 (1.08%) CCNP
10 3 (1.08%) Master's Degree
10 3 (1.08%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.08%) PMP
11 2 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.36%) CCIE
12 1 (0.36%) MCSE
12 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.55%) SLA
2 9 (3.24%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.16%) COBIT
5 5 (1.80%) PMO
6 4 (1.44%) QA
7 3 (1.08%) Def Stans
7 3 (1.08%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.36%) GDPR
9 1 (0.36%) HL7
9 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.16%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.08%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.08%) XenApp
7 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.36%) Docker
8 1 (0.36%) Firmware
8 1 (0.36%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (4.32%) SCCM
2 8 (2.88%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (2.52%) Ansible
3 7 (2.52%) Terraform
4 6 (2.16%) Packer
4 6 (2.16%) Puppet
5 3 (1.08%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.08%) HAProxy
5 3 (1.08%) Netcool
5 3 (1.08%) ThinApp
6 2 (0.72%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.72%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.36%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.36%) Kibana
7 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.36%) SCOM
7 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 86 (30.94%) ServiceNow
2 36 (12.95%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.12%) VMware
4 16 (5.76%) Remedy
5 15 (5.40%) Cisco
6 13 (4.68%) BMC
7 12 (4.32%) Citrix
8 11 (3.96%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.88%) CA
9 8 (2.88%) McAfee
10 6 (2.16%) Apple
10 6 (2.16%) Snow
11 5 (1.80%) IBM
11 5 (1.80%) SAP
12 4 (1.44%) Oracle
12 4 (1.44%) xMatters
13 3 (1.08%) HP
13 3 (1.08%) Lotus
13 3 (1.08%) Symantec
14 2 (0.72%) Adobe