Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 425 501 582
Rank change year-on-year +76 +81 +26
Contract jobs citing CMDB 116 227 283
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 1.11% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 168 174
Median daily rate £413 £500 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +16.96% -5.00%
10th Percentile £162 £250 £254
90th Percentile £554 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £413 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -17.50% +17.65% -1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 13
Median hourly rate £22.42 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.82% -45.00% -63.64%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.00 £14.61
90th Percentile £85.00 £11.00 £44.75
UK median hourly rate £22.42 £14.25 £15.31
% change year-on-year +57.33% -6.89% -72.17%

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 11,872 20,434 29,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.24% 31.38% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,994 13,414 19,915
Median daily rate £475 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £255 £252 £277
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 833 885
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.26% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £12.62 £12.26 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.27 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.76% +12.50% -

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 25 January 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

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Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing CMDB in England over the 6 months to 25 January 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 25 January 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 +60 39 £450 -10.00% 13
South East +96 26 £490 -6.67% 4
North of England +92 21 £200 -50.00% 1
North West +57 19 £200 -46.67% 1
South West +76 13 £375 -25.00% 2
Midlands +54 9 £388 -22.50% 6
East of England +45 5 £438 -2.78% 3
East Midlands +40 5 £406 +128.04% 2
West Midlands +41 4 £369 -26.25% 4
North East - 2 £425 -
CMDB
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 51 (43.97%) Configuration Management
2 43 (37.07%) ServiceNow
3 42 (36.21%) ITIL
4 38 (32.76%) ITSM
5 36 (31.03%) Asset Management
6 26 (22.41%) Service Management
7 24 (20.69%) Problem Management
8 23 (19.83%) Security Cleared
8 23 (19.83%) Windows
9 21 (18.10%) Remedy
10 20 (17.24%) SC Cleared
11 18 (15.52%) Active Directory
11 18 (15.52%) Remedy ITSM
12 17 (14.66%) Incident Management
12 17 (14.66%) BMC
13 15 (12.93%) Linux
13 15 (12.93%) Finance
14 14 (12.07%) VMware
14 14 (12.07%) Data Modelling
14 14 (12.07%) Snow
15 13 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (11.21%) Data Centre
15 13 (11.21%) Change Management
15 13 (11.21%) Project Management
16 12 (10.34%) Red Hat
16 12 (10.34%) Migration
16 12 (10.34%) Unix
16 12 (10.34%) SCCM
17 11 (9.48%) DNS
17 11 (9.48%) Validation

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 6 (5.17%) CMS
1 6 (5.17%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.72%) Confluence
2 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.86%) Apache
3 1 (0.86%) IIS
3 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (15.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (6.03%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.62%) Azure
2 7 (6.03%) OpenShift
3 6 (5.17%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.45%) AWS
4 4 (3.45%) Office 365
4 4 (3.45%) SaaS
5 3 (2.59%) PaaS
6 2 (1.72%) IaaS
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.86%) AWS CodeCommit
7 1 (0.86%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.86%) Logic Apps
7 1 (0.86%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.48%) DNS
2 7 (6.03%) DHCP
2 7 (6.03%) Firewall
3 5 (4.31%) SAN
4 4 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (3.45%) VLAN
5 3 (2.59%) LAN
5 3 (2.59%) Network Security
5 3 (2.59%) WAN
6 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.86%) DMZ
7 1 (0.86%) Internet
7 1 (0.86%) NAS
7 1 (0.86%) SNMP
7 1 (0.86%) SSL
7 1 (0.86%) VPN
7 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.17%) Power BI
2 5 (4.31%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.59%) MySQL
4 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.72%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.86%) GIS
5 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.86%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) JIRA
2 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (0.86%) Hudson
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (12.93%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Public Sector
3 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Law
6 1 (0.86%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Analyst
2 19 (16.38%) Developer
3 11 (9.48%) Architect
3 11 (9.48%) Consultant
4 10 (8.62%) Data Analyst
4 10 (8.62%) ServiceNow Developer
5 8 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) IT Manager
6 6 (5.17%) Remedy Developer
7 5 (4.31%) Remedy Consultant
7 5 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) IT Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) ITIL Manager
8 4 (3.45%) Power BI Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.45%) Remedy Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Unix Engineer
9 3 (2.59%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.76%) Web Services
2 7 (6.03%) AngularJS
3 6 (5.17%) LDAP
3 6 (5.17%) SOAP
3 6 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (4.31%) HTML
5 4 (3.45%) Ajax
5 4 (3.45%) Middleware
6 3 (2.59%) J2EE
6 3 (2.59%) Node.js
6 3 (2.59%) REST
7 2 (1.72%) CSS
7 2 (1.72%) XML
8 1 (0.86%) Java RMI
8 1 (0.86%) JMX
8 1 (0.86%) jQuery
8 1 (0.86%) JSON
8 1 (0.86%) SAML
8 1 (0.86%) WCF
8 1 (0.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.45%) NHS
6 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.59%) Tandem
6 3 (2.59%) User Experience
7 2 (1.72%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.86%) Derivative
8 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.86%) Replication
8 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.83%) Windows
2 15 (12.93%) Linux
3 12 (10.34%) Unix
4 7 (6.03%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.45%) Solaris
6 3 (2.59%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.86%) HPUX
8 1 (0.86%) SUSE
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.97%) Configuration Management
2 42 (36.21%) ITIL
3 38 (32.76%) ITSM
4 36 (31.03%) Asset Management
5 26 (22.41%) Service Management
6 24 (20.69%) Problem Management
7 17 (14.66%) Incident Management
8 14 (12.07%) Data Modelling
9 13 (11.21%) Change Management
9 13 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (11.21%) Project Management
10 12 (10.34%) Migration
11 11 (9.48%) Analytics
11 11 (9.48%) Decision-Making
11 11 (9.48%) Validation
12 8 (6.90%) ITIL V3
12 8 (6.90%) Workflow
13 7 (6.03%) Data Analysis
13 7 (6.03%) Data Cleansing
14 6 (5.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.76%) SQL
2 8 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.17%) Java
3 6 (5.17%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.59%) Python
6 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.72%) VBScript
7 1 (0.86%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.86%) C
7 1 (0.86%) C#
7 1 (0.86%) Perl
7 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (19.83%) Security Cleared
2 20 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.62%) RHCE
4 5 (4.31%) Degree
5 4 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (3.45%) Linux+ Certification
5 4 (3.45%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.72%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.86%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.86%) CCNA
7 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.86%) MCP
7 1 (0.86%) MCSE
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 18 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.59%) Docker
3 3 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.59%) vSphere
4 1 (0.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (10.34%) SCCM
2 8 (6.90%) Ansible
3 6 (5.17%) CloudForms
3 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (3.45%) FlexNet
4 4 (3.45%) SELinux
5 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.72%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.72%) Puppet
6 2 (1.72%) SCOM
7 1 (0.86%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.86%) Grafana
7 1 (0.86%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.86%) Terraform
7 1 (0.86%) vRealize
7 1 (0.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 43 (37.07%) ServiceNow
2 21 (18.10%) Remedy
3 17 (14.66%) BMC
4 14 (12.07%) Snow
4 14 (12.07%) VMware
5 12 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.90%) Oracle
8 7 (6.03%) Dell
9 4 (3.45%) Veritas
10 3 (2.59%) Ab Initio
10 3 (2.59%) Informatica
10 3 (2.59%) Symantec
11 2 (1.72%) Citrix
11 2 (1.72%) CyberArk
11 2 (1.72%) Mitel
11 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.72%) TOWER Software
12 1 (0.86%) CA
12 1 (0.86%) EMC