Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 506 547 613
Rank change year-on-year +41 +66 -70
Contract jobs citing CMDB 161 306 259
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 1.08% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 190 181
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -2.96%
10th Percentile £250 £223 £185
90th Percentile £631 £600 £550
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Median hourly rate £22.80 £16.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.20% -63.33% -18.18%
10th Percentile £13.40 £14.61 £15.00
90th Percentile £33.74 £32.41 £67.50
UK median hourly rate £26.61 £15.56 £55.00
% change year-on-year +71.04% -71.72% +8.91%

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 17,877 28,273 30,598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.25% 32.09% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,278 18,526 20,222
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £268
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 848 902 946
Median hourly rate £24.71 £21.00 £21.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -3.63% +8.95%
10th Percentile £12.48 £12.00 £11.68
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.62
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.00 £21.73
% change year-on-year +21.43% -3.34% +8.91%

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 3 April 2020.

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 3 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for CMDB in England

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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 3 April 2020. 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 +107 68 £523 +7.18% 5
South East +37 33 £452 -9.60% 4
South West +57 24 £560 +12.00% 1
East of England +33 15 £325 -27.78%
Midlands +51 12 £340 +4.62% 1
West Midlands +52 10 £420 +29.23% 1
North of England +13 9 £400 -4.19% 2
North West +25 7 £400 +6.67% 2
East Midlands +28 2 £178 -45.18%
Yorkshire +18 1 £400 -4.19%
North East +11 1 £275 -52.17%
CMDB
UK

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 61 (37.89%) ITIL
2 46 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 42 (26.09%) ServiceNow
4 38 (23.60%) Service Management
5 37 (22.98%) ITSM
6 34 (21.12%) Finance
7 31 (19.25%) Microsoft
8 29 (18.01%) Remedy
9 27 (16.77%) Windows
9 27 (16.77%) Remedy ITSM
9 27 (16.77%) Security Cleared
10 26 (16.15%) BMC
11 25 (15.53%) Migration
12 24 (14.91%) Change Management
12 24 (14.91%) SC Cleared
13 22 (13.66%) Asset Management
14 19 (11.80%) Linux
14 19 (11.80%) Cisco
15 18 (11.18%) Release Management
16 17 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (10.56%) Workflow
17 15 (9.32%) Identity Management
17 15 (9.32%) Microsoft Office
17 15 (9.32%) Degree
18 14 (8.70%) SCCM
18 14 (8.70%) VMware
18 14 (8.70%) WAN
18 14 (8.70%) Telecoms
18 14 (8.70%) Data Centre
19 13 (8.07%) High Availability

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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 4 (2.48%) CMS
2 2 (1.24%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.24%) Site Server
3 1 (0.62%) Apache
3 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.62%) IIS
3 1 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (9.32%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (16.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (4.35%) Remedy AR System
3 5 (3.11%) Maximo
4 2 (1.24%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.62%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.62%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) Azure
1 3 (1.86%) Office 365
2 2 (1.24%) IaaS
2 2 (1.24%) PaaS
2 2 (1.24%) SaaS
3 1 (0.62%) AWS
3 1 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.62%) Google Docs
3 1 (0.62%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.70%) WAN
2 12 (7.45%) DHCP
2 12 (7.45%) DNS
3 10 (6.21%) Wireless
4 9 (5.59%) LAN
5 6 (3.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (3.73%) Ethereal
5 6 (3.73%) Ethernet
5 6 (3.73%) Firewall
5 6 (3.73%) Wireshark
6 4 (2.48%) NetScaler
6 4 (2.48%) VPN
7 3 (1.86%) VoIP
8 2 (1.24%) BGP
8 2 (1.24%) Network Security
8 2 (1.24%) OSPF
8 2 (1.24%) SAN
8 2 (1.24%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (1.24%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.24%) DB2
4 2 (1.24%) MySQL
4 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.62%) HBase
5 1 (0.62%) MS Access
5 1 (0.62%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.62%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (1.24%) JIRA
2 1 (0.62%) MSI
2 1 (0.62%) PowerDesigner
General
1 34 (21.12%) Finance
2 14 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.48%) Banking
3 4 (2.48%) Military
4 3 (1.86%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.24%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.24%) Legal
5 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.24%) Retail
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
6 1 (0.62%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.62%) French Language
6 1 (0.62%) Local Government
6 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (19.25%) Analyst
2 23 (14.29%) Architect
3 22 (13.66%) Developer
4 20 (12.42%) Consultant
5 12 (7.45%) ServiceNow Developer
6 7 (4.35%) Administrator
6 7 (4.35%) Configuration Manager
6 7 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 7 (4.35%) Remedy Consultant
6 7 (4.35%) Remedy Developer
7 6 (3.73%) Business Analyst
7 6 (3.73%) Citrix Engineer
7 6 (3.73%) Lead Architect
8 5 (3.11%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (3.11%) Management Consultant
8 5 (3.11%) Network Administrator
8 5 (3.11%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.11%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.48%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.35%) Web Services
2 3 (1.86%) REST
2 3 (1.86%) RESTful
2 3 (1.86%) SOAP
3 2 (1.24%) JSON
3 2 (1.24%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.24%) XML
4 1 (0.62%) Ajax
4 1 (0.62%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.62%) CGI
4 1 (0.62%) CSS
4 1 (0.62%) HTML
4 1 (0.62%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.62%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.21%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.73%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.48%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.24%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.24%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.62%) NHS
7 1 (0.62%) PKI
7 1 (0.62%) Replication
7 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.77%) Windows
2 19 (11.80%) Linux
3 8 (4.97%) Windows 10
4 6 (3.73%) CatOS
5 5 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.11%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.11%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.24%) HPUX
6 2 (1.24%) Unix
7 1 (0.62%) Solaris
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (37.89%) ITIL
2 46 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 38 (23.60%) Service Management
4 37 (22.98%) ITSM
5 25 (15.53%) Migration
6 24 (14.91%) Change Management
7 22 (13.66%) Asset Management
8 18 (11.18%) Release Management
9 17 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (10.56%) Workflow
10 15 (9.32%) Identity Management
11 13 (8.07%) High Availability
11 13 (8.07%) Problem Management
12 12 (7.45%) Business Continuity
13 11 (6.83%) Incident Management
14 10 (6.21%) ITIL V3
15 9 (5.59%) Data Modelling
16 8 (4.97%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (4.97%) Use Case
17 7 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.45%) SQL
2 6 (3.73%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.24%) Java
3 2 (1.24%) Python
4 1 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (16.77%) Security Cleared
2 24 (14.91%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.32%) Degree
4 11 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.59%) CCNA
6 8 (4.97%) CCNP
7 6 (3.73%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.86%) MCP
11 2 (1.24%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.24%) CCIE
11 2 (1.24%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.62%) CCSE
12 1 (0.62%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.62%) Novell Certification
12 1 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) NCSC
3 1 (0.62%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.97%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.73%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.48%) vSphere
4 4 (2.48%) XenApp
5 3 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.24%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.62%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.62%) Docker
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.62%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (8.70%) SCCM
2 7 (4.35%) OpenView
3 3 (1.86%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.24%) Ansible
4 2 (1.24%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (1.24%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.62%) OPNET
5 1 (0.62%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 42 (26.09%) ServiceNow
2 31 (19.25%) Microsoft
3 29 (18.01%) Remedy
4 26 (16.15%) BMC
5 19 (11.80%) Cisco
6 14 (8.70%) VMware
7 13 (8.07%) Oracle
8 11 (6.83%) SAP
9 9 (5.59%) Citrix
10 7 (4.35%) Snow
11 5 (3.11%) Adobe
12 4 (2.48%) IBM
12 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.48%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.86%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.86%) Splunk
14 2 (1.24%) EMC
14 2 (1.24%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.24%) Juniper
15 1 (0.62%) Google