Period
to 18 November 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 November 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 526 610 582
Rank change year-on-year +84 -28 -51
Contract jobs citing CMDB 250 249 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 0.81% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 154 183
England median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £279 £165 £252
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £485 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +14.12% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
England median hourly rate £32.75 £30.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -44.55% +46.67%
10th Percentile £15.08 £11.00 £42.50
90th Percentile £34.83 £57.50 £56.50
UK median hourly rate £33.88 £22.19 £51.25
% change year-on-year +52.66% -56.70% +36.67%

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 23,875 30,568 31,238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.43% 32.64% 33.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,335 20,235 20,742
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £473 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 939 943 927
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 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 November 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 November 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
South East +52 66 £531 +18.00% 14
London +33 66 £494 +12.86% 7
North of England +47 52 £400 -5.88% 3
North West +37 32 £375 -
South West +9 27 £500 +29.03% 4
Midlands +62 20 £425 +209.09% 4
East of England +39 20 £475 +46.15% 2
Yorkshire +26 19 £475 +11.76% 3
West Midlands +45 14 £500 +263.64% 2
East Midlands +26 6 £178 -34.62% 2
North East +16 1 - -
CMDB
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 103 (41.20%) Configuration Management
2 93 (37.20%) ITIL
3 76 (30.40%) Service Management
4 66 (26.40%) ServiceNow
5 61 (24.40%) ITSM
6 59 (23.60%) Remedy
7 50 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 48 (19.20%) BMC
9 42 (16.80%) Remedy ITSM
10 37 (14.80%) Windows
11 36 (14.40%) Finance
11 36 (14.40%) SC Cleared
12 31 (12.40%) Change Management
13 30 (12.00%) Data Modelling
14 29 (11.60%) Microsoft Office
15 28 (11.20%) Linux
15 28 (11.20%) Cisco
15 28 (11.20%) Microsoft
15 28 (11.20%) Asset Management
16 24 (9.60%) Incident Management
17 22 (8.80%) Migration
17 22 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (8.40%) Workflow
19 20 (8.00%) Project Management
20 19 (7.60%) Data Centre
21 18 (7.20%) Firewall
21 18 (7.20%) SQL
21 18 (7.20%) Management Information System
22 17 (6.80%) Telecoms
22 17 (6.80%) Stakeholder 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 7 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.60%) Confluence
3 3 (1.20%) Apache
3 3 (1.20%) IIS
4 2 (0.80%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.80%) nginx
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.40%) Site Server
5 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (11.60%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (6.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (16.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (2.40%) Remedy AR System
2 6 (2.40%) SAP HR
3 5 (2.00%) SAP Payroll
4 4 (1.60%) Maximo
5 2 (0.80%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.80%) Azure
2 7 (2.80%) AWS
3 6 (2.40%) IaaS
3 6 (2.40%) SaaS
4 3 (1.20%) Office 365
5 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.80%) PaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) Datadog
6 1 (0.40%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.20%) Firewall
2 14 (5.60%) DNS
2 14 (5.60%) WAN
3 13 (5.20%) LAN
4 10 (4.00%) VPN
5 7 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (2.80%) DHCP
5 7 (2.80%) MPLS
6 4 (1.60%) Intranet
6 4 (1.60%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.20%) SSH
8 2 (0.80%) DKIM
8 2 (0.80%) Skype
8 2 (0.80%) VoIP
8 2 (0.80%) Wireless
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.40%) NAS
9 1 (0.40%) Network Security
9 1 (0.40%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.40%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.20%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (2.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.40%) DB2
3 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.40%) MySQL
3 1 (0.40%) Power BI
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.00%) JIRA
2 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (14.40%) Finance
2 17 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.40%) Public Sector
4 8 (3.20%) Billing
5 4 (1.60%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Back Office
6 3 (1.20%) Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Legal
7 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (14.80%) Consultant
2 26 (10.40%) Analyst
3 23 (9.20%) Architect
4 20 (8.00%) Developer
5 17 (6.80%) Configuration Manager
6 15 (6.00%) Network Engineer
7 14 (5.60%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.40%) Remedy Consultant
9 10 (4.00%) Applications Specialist
10 9 (3.60%) Management Consultant
10 9 (3.60%) Service Manager
10 9 (3.60%) ServiceNow Developer
11 7 (2.80%) IT Support
12 6 (2.40%) Cloud Consultant
12 6 (2.40%) Configuration Analyst
12 6 (2.40%) HR Specialist
12 6 (2.40%) IT Analyst
12 6 (2.40%) Remedy Developer
12 6 (2.40%) SAP HR Specialist
12 6 (2.40%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.40%) Web Services
2 4 (1.60%) LDAP
3 2 (0.80%) LAMP
3 2 (0.80%) REST
3 2 (0.80%) RESTful
3 2 (0.80%) SOAP
4 1 (0.40%) .NET
4 1 (0.40%) Ajax
4 1 (0.40%) CGI
4 1 (0.40%) Django
4 1 (0.40%) Flask
4 1 (0.40%) HTML
4 1 (0.40%) SAML
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.40%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.60%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.20%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.80%) User Experience
5 11 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.20%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.60%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.60%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.60%) Wiki
9 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.80%) CCTV
10 2 (0.80%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.40%) FMCG
11 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.40%) Life Science
11 1 (0.40%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.80%) Windows
2 28 (11.20%) Linux
3 10 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.60%) VMS
6 3 (1.20%) CentOS
6 3 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.80%) HPUX
7 2 (0.80%) Unix
8 1 (0.40%) Debian
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.40%) Solaris
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (41.20%) Configuration Management
2 93 (37.20%) ITIL
3 76 (30.40%) Service Management
4 61 (24.40%) ITSM
5 31 (12.40%) Change Management
6 30 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 28 (11.20%) Asset Management
8 24 (9.60%) Incident Management
9 22 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (8.80%) Migration
10 21 (8.40%) Workflow
11 20 (8.00%) Project Management
12 17 (6.80%) ITIL V3
12 17 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (6.40%) Problem Management
13 16 (6.40%) Service Delivery
14 14 (5.60%) ETL
15 12 (4.80%) DevOps
15 12 (4.80%) SDLC
15 12 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.20%) SQL
2 7 (2.80%) Python
3 6 (2.40%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.00%) C
4 5 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.60%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.60%) Perl
5 4 (1.60%) Ruby
6 3 (1.20%) ABAP
6 3 (1.20%) Java
7 2 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (14.40%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.00%) Degree
4 12 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.40%) CCNA
6 10 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (3.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (3.20%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (2.40%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.60%) CCENT
9 4 (1.60%) CCNP
10 3 (1.20%) MCP
10 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.20%) PMP
11 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.40%) CCIE
12 1 (0.40%) CISSP
12 1 (0.40%) HNC
12 1 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.40%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.40%) SLA
2 7 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.80%) Def Stans
3 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.80%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (5.20%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.00%) vCloud
4 3 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.80%) vSphere
6 1 (0.40%) Docker
6 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (6.80%) SCCM
2 5 (2.00%) Terraform
2 5 (2.00%) vRealize
3 4 (1.60%) Ansible
4 3 (1.20%) Puppet
4 3 (1.20%) WSUS
5 2 (0.80%) CASB
5 2 (0.80%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.40%) Avamar
6 1 (0.40%) Control-M
6 1 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.40%) Nagios
6 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (26.40%) ServiceNow
2 59 (23.60%) Remedy
3 48 (19.20%) BMC
4 28 (11.20%) Cisco
4 28 (11.20%) Microsoft
5 14 (5.60%) VMware
6 12 (4.80%) SAP
7 11 (4.40%) Oracle
8 10 (4.00%) Splunk
9 9 (3.60%) Dell
10 8 (3.20%) ComArch
10 8 (3.20%) TIBCO
11 7 (2.80%) EMC
11 7 (2.80%) Juniper
11 7 (2.80%) Snow
11 7 (2.80%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.40%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.00%) NetApp
14 3 (1.20%) Fujitsu
15 2 (0.80%) McAfee