Period
to 12 June 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 12 June 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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 451 449 541
Rank change year-on-year -2 +92 +60
Contract jobs citing CMDB 181 137 295
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 1.19% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 88 182
10th Percentile £357 £259 £267
25th Percentile £413 £355 £343
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £500 £464
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.87% +6.86%
75th Percentile £563 £588 £538
90th Percentile £637 £675 £590
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
10th Percentile £28.91 £17.71 £10.25
25th Percentile £38.64 £18.03 £10.31
Median hourly rate £54.85 £18.61 £12.81
Median % change year-on-year +194.81% +45.29% -26.83%
75th Percentile £69.93 £23.25 £16.22
90th Percentile £78.97 £30.90 £16.75
UK median hourly rate £54.85 £36.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year +52.36% +182.35% -27.14%

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 14,544 11,560 23,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.86% 29.52% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,742 7,709 15,884
10th Percentile £297 £263 £298
25th Percentile £400 £380 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £495 £477
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +3.77% +0.42%
75th Percentile £619 £600 £588
90th Percentile £713 £713 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 449 789
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.61 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.19 £20.75
Median % change year-on-year +7.81% +11.76% -9.78%
75th Percentile £47.63 £46.00 £44.80
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.21% +23.50% -11.11%

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 12 June 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

CMDB
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing CMDB in England over the 6 months to 12 June 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 12 June 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 -53 87 £525 - 11
South East +17 37 £475 +18.75% 3
North of England +25 19 £500 +42.86% 2
North West +4 14 £500 +42.86%
Midlands -15 14 £423 -23.18% 8
South West +23 13 £420 -16.00% 3
West Midlands -14 9 £423 -23.18% 5
East of England +1 8 £425 -15.00% 3
Yorkshire +16 5 £498 +24.38% 1
East Midlands +5 5 £556 - 3
CMDB
UK

For the 6 months to 12 June 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 73 (40.33%) ITIL
2 72 (39.78%) ServiceNow
3 62 (34.25%) Configuration Management
4 55 (30.39%) ITSM
4 55 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (25.97%) Security Cleared
6 44 (24.31%) Asset Management
7 42 (23.20%) SC Cleared
8 33 (18.23%) Service Management
9 32 (17.68%) Change Management
9 32 (17.68%) Azure
10 31 (17.13%) Finance
11 28 (15.47%) AWS
12 26 (14.36%) Docker
12 26 (14.36%) DevOps
13 24 (13.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (12.71%) Data Centre
14 23 (12.71%) Social Skills
15 22 (12.15%) Java
15 22 (12.15%) Data Modelling
16 21 (11.60%) BMC
16 21 (11.60%) Project Management
16 21 (11.60%) Remedy
16 21 (11.60%) TDD
16 21 (11.60%) Kubernetes
16 21 (11.60%) Cloud Native
17 19 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
17 19 (10.50%) ITIL V3
17 19 (10.50%) Remedy ITSM
17 19 (10.50%) .NET

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 10 (5.52%) CMS
2 6 (3.31%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.21%) Confluence
4 1 (0.55%) Apache
4 1 (0.55%) IIS
4 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (10.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (4.42%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (1.66%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.68%) Azure
2 28 (15.47%) AWS
3 18 (9.94%) IaaS
4 8 (4.42%) Serverless
5 7 (3.87%) OpenShift
6 6 (3.31%) PaaS
6 6 (3.31%) SaaS
7 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.10%) Slack
8 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.55%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.87%) DNS
2 5 (2.76%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (2.21%) POP3
3 4 (2.21%) SMTP
4 3 (1.66%) DHCP
4 3 (1.66%) Firewall
5 2 (1.10%) LAN
6 1 (0.55%) Broadband
6 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.55%) HTTP
6 1 (0.55%) SAN
6 1 (0.55%) SNMP
6 1 (0.55%) SSH
6 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.52%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.42%) Big Data
3 6 (3.31%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.76%) MySQL
5 4 (2.21%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.10%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.10%) OLTP
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.55%) Power BI
8 1 (0.55%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (6.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.87%) JIRA
3 4 (2.21%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.10%) Gradle
4 2 (1.10%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.10%) Hudson
4 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.10%) Maven
4 2 (1.10%) RSpec
4 2 (1.10%) Selenium
4 2 (1.10%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (0.55%) JUnit
5 1 (0.55%) PyUnit
5 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (17.13%) Finance
2 23 (12.71%) Social Skills
3 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.73%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.97%) Public Sector
5 8 (4.42%) Legal
6 5 (2.76%) Organisational Skills
6 5 (2.76%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (2.21%) Billing
7 4 (2.21%) Retail
8 3 (1.66%) Banking
8 3 (1.66%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.10%) Law
9 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.10%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.55%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.55%) Electronics
10 1 (0.55%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (14.92%) Consultant
2 26 (14.36%) Architect
3 25 (13.81%) Developer
4 14 (7.73%) Analyst
5 12 (6.63%) Configuration Manager
5 12 (6.63%) ServiceNow Developer
6 9 (4.97%) Business Analyst
6 9 (4.97%) Remedy Consultant
7 8 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.87%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (3.87%) Remedy Developer
8 7 (3.87%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.31%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (3.31%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.31%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.76%) DBA
10 5 (2.76%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 4 (2.21%) Administrator
11 4 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.50%) .NET
2 13 (7.18%) .NET Core
2 13 (7.18%) LDAP
3 10 (5.52%) SPIFFE
3 10 (5.52%) Web Services
4 9 (4.97%) REST
5 7 (3.87%) J2EE
6 6 (3.31%) HTML
6 6 (3.31%) XML
7 5 (2.76%) Ajax
7 5 (2.76%) Kafka
7 5 (2.76%) Middleware
8 4 (2.21%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.66%) CSS
9 3 (1.66%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.66%) SOAP
10 2 (1.10%) JMX
10 2 (1.10%) Swagger
11 1 (0.55%) Node.js
11 1 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.71%) Data Centre
2 21 (11.60%) Cloud Native
3 15 (8.29%) Data Structures
4 10 (5.52%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.87%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.76%) Replication
6 5 (2.76%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.21%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.21%) User Experience
8 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.66%) NHS
9 1 (0.55%) Clustering
9 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.84%) Windows
2 12 (6.63%) Linux
3 6 (3.31%) Unix
4 3 (1.66%) AIX
4 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (40.33%) ITIL
2 62 (34.25%) Configuration Management
3 55 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (30.39%) ITSM
4 44 (24.31%) Asset Management
5 33 (18.23%) Service Management
6 32 (17.68%) Change Management
7 26 (14.36%) DevOps
8 24 (13.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (12.15%) Data Modelling
10 21 (11.60%) Project Management
10 21 (11.60%) TDD
11 19 (10.50%) ITIL V3
11 19 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (9.39%) Analytics
14 16 (8.84%) Migration
15 15 (8.29%) Test Automation
16 14 (7.73%) IT Asset Management
16 14 (7.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.15%) Java
2 14 (7.73%) C#
3 12 (6.63%) Python
4 9 (4.97%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.97%) PowerShell
5 8 (4.42%) SQL
6 6 (3.31%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.76%) C
8 4 (2.21%) C++
9 2 (1.10%) Perl
10 1 (0.55%) Go
10 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (25.97%) Security Cleared
2 42 (23.20%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.73%) Degree
4 6 (3.31%) RHCE
5 4 (2.21%) IIBA
6 3 (1.66%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (1.66%) CISM
6 3 (1.66%) CISSP
7 1 (0.55%) CBAP
7 1 (0.55%) CSPO
7 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.63%) SLA
2 7 (3.87%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.21%) GRC
4 3 (1.66%) GDPR
4 3 (1.66%) NCSC
5 2 (1.10%) Accessibility
5 2 (1.10%) QA
5 2 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.55%) COBIT
6 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.55%) ITGC
6 1 (0.55%) NIST
6 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (14.36%) Docker
2 13 (7.18%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (2.21%) vSphere
5 3 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.55%) vCloud
6 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (11.60%) Kubernetes
2 15 (8.29%) Ansible
3 13 (7.18%) Prometheus
4 12 (6.63%) SCCM
5 10 (5.52%) MIIS
6 7 (3.87%) Avamar
7 6 (3.31%) CloudForms
7 6 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (3.31%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (3.31%) vRealize
8 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (2.76%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (2.21%) FlexNet
9 4 (2.21%) Puppet
10 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.66%) RSA Archer
10 3 (1.66%) Terraform
10 3 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 72 (39.78%) ServiceNow
2 21 (11.60%) BMC
2 21 (11.60%) Remedy
3 17 (9.39%) VMware
4 15 (8.29%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.63%) Snow
6 11 (6.08%) Dell
6 11 (6.08%) Oracle
7 6 (3.31%) CyberArk
7 6 (3.31%) IBM
7 6 (3.31%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.76%) EMC
9 4 (2.21%) Qualys
10 3 (1.66%) arcserve
10 3 (1.66%) HP
10 3 (1.66%) Symantec
11 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.10%) SAP
11 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.10%) Splunk