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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK / England
Rank 444 484 454
Rank change year-on-year +40 -30  
Contract jobs citing CMDB 134 128 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.84% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 87 66
Median daily rate £450 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +6.91% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £115.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -85.65% +679.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £115.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £115.00 £48.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £46.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -61.95% +206.66%  

CMDB is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13245 15176 14631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.11% 31.18% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8568 10017 8972
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 519 604
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.54 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.17% +18.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing CMDB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMDB in England

CMDB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMDB in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 55 £488 +5.40% 8
South East +25 43 £431 +10.57% 5
West Midlands +21 13 £400 +2.56%
South West +11 12 £500 +277.35% 3
Yorkshire +13 5 £450 -14.28% 1
North East - 4 £525 - 1
North West +20 1 £295 -34.44% 1
CMDB
UK

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CMDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 179 (61.30%) ITIL
2 131 (44.86%) Configuration Management
3 112 (38.36%) Service Management
3 112 (38.36%) ITSM
4 109 (37.33%) ServiceNow
5 55 (18.84%) Asset Management
6 52 (17.81%) Finance
7 51 (17.47%) JavaScript
8 48 (16.44%) ITIL V3
9 46 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (15.41%) Workflow
10 45 (15.41%) BMC
11 43 (14.73%) HTML
11 43 (14.73%) XML
12 39 (13.36%) SLA
13 38 (13.01%) Windows
13 38 (13.01%) Remedy
14 36 (12.33%) Web Services
14 36 (12.33%) Change Management
14 36 (12.33%) IaaS
15 31 (10.62%) Remedy ITSM
15 31 (10.62%) Security Cleared
15 31 (10.62%) VMware
16 30 (10.27%) Microsoft
17 28 (9.59%) HP
18 26 (8.90%) CMS
18 26 (8.90%) Release Management
19 25 (8.56%) SC Cleared
19 25 (8.56%) CSS
19 25 (8.56%) Linux

CMDB
Top Related 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 26 (8.90%) CMS
2 7 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.71%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.34%) Apache
4 1 (0.34%) Confluence
4 1 (0.34%) Drupal
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.45%) MS Office
3 3 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 31 (10.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (3.08%) Remedy AR System
3 6 (2.05%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.68%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.68%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.34%) assyst
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.33%) IaaS
2 24 (8.22%) PaaS
3 23 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (5.48%) SaaS
6 3 (1.03%) Office 365
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.82%) Firewall
2 12 (4.11%) VPN
3 10 (3.42%) LAN
3 10 (3.42%) MPLS
4 9 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (2.74%) WAN
5 8 (2.74%) Wireless
6 7 (2.40%) DHCP
6 7 (2.40%) DNS
6 7 (2.40%) NetScaler
7 6 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (2.05%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (2.05%) LDAP
8 5 (1.71%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.03%) Network Security
9 3 (1.03%) SSL
10 2 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.68%) VLAN
10 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.42%) MySQL
2 6 (2.05%) MariaDB
3 5 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.71%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (1.71%) Pentaho
4 4 (1.37%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.34%) Big Data
6 1 (0.34%) MS Access
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.40%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.37%) JIRA
4 3 (1.03%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.68%) Ant
5 2 (0.68%) Maven
5 2 (0.68%) Subversion
6 1 (0.34%) Gradle
6 1 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (17.81%) Finance
2 17 (5.82%) Banking
3 15 (5.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.37%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.03%) Electronics
5 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.03%) Marketing
5 3 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (0.34%) Back Office
6 1 (0.34%) Billing
6 1 (0.34%) Front Office
6 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Law
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (27.74%) Developer
2 54 (18.49%) ServiceNow Developer
3 43 (14.73%) Analyst
4 24 (8.22%) Consultant
5 20 (6.85%) Configuration Manager
6 15 (5.14%) Service Manager
7 13 (4.45%) Architect
7 13 (4.45%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 11 (3.77%) Administrator
8 11 (3.77%) IT Analyst
8 11 (3.77%) IT Manager
8 11 (3.77%) Support Analyst
9 10 (3.42%) Configuration Analyst
9 10 (3.42%) IT Support
9 10 (3.42%) Network Engineer
10 9 (3.08%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (3.08%) ITSM Developer
10 9 (3.08%) Service Analyst
11 8 (2.74%) Change Manager
12 7 (2.40%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.73%) HTML
1 43 (14.73%) XML
2 36 (12.33%) Web Services
3 25 (8.56%) CSS
4 17 (5.82%) SOAP
5 15 (5.14%) AngularJS
5 15 (5.14%) REST
5 15 (5.14%) XHTML
6 14 (4.79%) Ajax
7 12 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (4.11%) XSL
8 11 (3.77%) XML Schema
9 6 (2.05%) HTML5
10 4 (1.37%) .NET
10 4 (1.37%) jQuery
10 4 (1.37%) Node.js
11 2 (0.68%) Murex MxML
12 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (0.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.16%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.08%) Taxonomies
4 8 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.05%) Handset
5 6 (2.05%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.03%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.03%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.03%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.03%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.03%) Wiki
7 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.68%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.68%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.34%) NHS
8 1 (0.34%) PKI
8 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.01%) Windows
2 25 (8.56%) Linux
3 13 (4.45%) Unix
3 13 (4.45%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.42%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.05%) Solaris
7 5 (1.71%) CentOS
7 5 (1.71%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.03%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.68%) VME
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.34%) Android
10 1 (0.34%) CatOS
10 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (61.30%) ITIL
2 131 (44.86%) Configuration Management
3 112 (38.36%) ITSM
3 112 (38.36%) Service Management
4 55 (18.84%) Asset Management
5 48 (16.44%) ITIL V3
6 46 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (15.41%) Workflow
8 36 (12.33%) Change Management
9 26 (8.90%) Release Management
10 22 (7.53%) Project Management
11 21 (7.19%) DevOps
12 20 (6.85%) Incident Management
12 20 (6.85%) Knowledge Management
13 19 (6.51%) Service Design
14 18 (6.16%) Migration
14 18 (6.16%) Webhook
15 17 (5.82%) Root Cause Analysis
15 17 (5.82%) Validation
16 16 (5.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 51 (17.47%) JavaScript
2 22 (7.53%) Java
3 18 (6.16%) SQL
4 12 (4.11%) Python
5 10 (3.42%) Perl
6 9 (3.08%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.05%) C
8 5 (1.71%) Ruby
9 3 (1.03%) PHP
10 2 (0.68%) C#
11 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.34%) Prolog
11 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (10.62%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.56%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.82%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (2.74%) Degree
5 6 (2.05%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.37%) CCNA
6 4 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.03%) MCP
8 2 (0.68%) BICSI Certification
8 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.68%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.68%) JNCIS
8 2 (0.68%) LPIC
8 2 (0.68%) MCSE
8 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.68%) RHCE
9 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.34%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.36%) SLA
2 5 (1.71%) QA
3 4 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.37%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.68%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.68%) MiFID
6 1 (0.34%) COBIT
6 1 (0.34%) ISO19770
6 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (6.16%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.05%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.71%) NFS
5 2 (0.68%) Docker
5 2 (0.68%) Firmware
5 2 (0.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) Varnish
6 1 (0.34%) XenApp
6 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (3.42%) Puppet
2 7 (2.40%) Ansible
2 7 (2.40%) OPNET
3 6 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.71%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.37%) SCCM
5 4 (1.37%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.68%) Netcool
6 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.34%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.34%) Nagios
7 1 (0.34%) SCOM
7 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.34%) WSUS
7 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 109 (37.33%) ServiceNow
2 45 (15.41%) BMC
3 38 (13.01%) Remedy
4 31 (10.62%) VMware
5 30 (10.27%) Microsoft
6 28 (9.59%) HP
7 18 (6.16%) CheckPoint
8 17 (5.82%) CA
8 17 (5.82%) Cisco
8 17 (5.82%) SolarWinds
9 16 (5.48%) Oracle
10 12 (4.11%) Citrix
11 8 (2.74%) Intel Security
11 8 (2.74%) Palo Alto
11 8 (2.74%) Symantec
12 7 (2.40%) ArcSight
12 7 (2.40%) Riverbed
12 7 (2.40%) Splunk
13 6 (2.05%) Blue Coat
13 6 (2.05%) Red Hat
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