Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMDB over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 525 505 454
Rank change year-on-year -20 -51 -38
Contract jobs citing CMDB 105 110 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.62% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 61 133
London median daily rate £438 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £138 £250 £313
90th Percentile £588 £588 £616
England median daily rate £425 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +1.19% -6.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
London median hourly rate £43.75 - -
England median hourly rate £22.25 £50.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year -55.50% +80.18% +75.97%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,784 17,773 16,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.55% 39.49% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,820 12,692 12,030
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £285
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 223 247
London median hourly rate £22.93 £21.20 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.16% +11.58% -4.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CMDB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CMDB in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CMDB in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CMDB in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMDB in London over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMDB in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMDB in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMDB in London over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CMDB in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the London region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
Central London -28 14 £425 +6.25% 4
South London -17 9 £550 +7.32%
East London -16 7 £438 -2.78% 1
West London -12 4 £145 -65.88% 4
CMDB
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 57 (54.29%) ServiceNow
2 55 (52.38%) Configuration Management
3 48 (45.71%) ITIL
4 43 (40.95%) ITSM
5 38 (36.19%) Service Management
6 33 (31.43%) Finance
7 31 (29.52%) Asset Management
8 22 (20.95%) JavaScript
9 19 (18.10%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (17.14%) Windows
10 18 (17.14%) REST
10 18 (17.14%) SDLC
11 17 (16.19%) CSS
11 17 (16.19%) HTML
11 17 (16.19%) XML
12 15 (14.29%) XHTML
12 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 15 (14.29%) Change Management
12 15 (14.29%) Ajax
13 14 (13.33%) Banking
13 14 (13.33%) CMS
14 13 (12.38%) Technical Architecture
14 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
15 12 (11.43%) Data Quality
15 12 (11.43%) Web Services
16 11 (10.48%) Active Directory
16 11 (10.48%) Service Delivery
16 11 (10.48%) JIRA
16 11 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
17 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 14 (13.33%) CMS
2 3 (2.86%) IBM Domino
2 3 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Office 365
2 4 (3.81%) IaaS
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) DHCP
1 4 (3.81%) DNS
2 3 (2.86%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.86%) LAN
2 3 (2.86%) SMS
2 3 (2.86%) WAN
3 2 (1.90%) Firewall
3 2 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.95%) DMARC
4 1 (0.95%) Internet
4 1 (0.95%) Network Security
4 1 (0.95%) SNMP
4 1 (0.95%) SSL
4 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) JIRA
2 2 (1.90%) GDB
2 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.95%) MSBuild
General
1 33 (31.43%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Publishing
4 2 (1.90%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Analyst
1 27 (25.71%) Developer
2 21 (20.00%) ServiceNow Developer
3 10 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 10 (9.52%) Consultant
4 9 (8.57%) Architect
4 9 (8.57%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 7 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) IT Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Configuration Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) IT Support
7 5 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Production Support Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Configuration Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.14%) REST
2 17 (16.19%) CSS
2 17 (16.19%) HTML
2 17 (16.19%) XML
3 15 (14.29%) Ajax
3 15 (14.29%) XHTML
4 12 (11.43%) Web Services
5 8 (7.62%) SOAP
6 2 (1.90%) LDAP
6 2 (1.90%) SAML
7 1 (0.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.86%) PMI
3 3 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.95%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.95%) FMCG
5 1 (0.95%) NHS
5 1 (0.95%) PKI
5 1 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.14%) Windows
2 10 (9.52%) Linux
3 9 (8.57%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.76%) Android
4 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.90%) Unix
6 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.95%) VMS
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (52.38%) Configuration Management
2 48 (45.71%) ITIL
3 43 (40.95%) ITSM
4 38 (36.19%) Service Management
5 31 (29.52%) Asset Management
6 18 (17.14%) SDLC
7 15 (14.29%) Change Management
8 13 (12.38%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (10.48%) Service Delivery
10 10 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (8.57%) Incident Management
11 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.62%) Decision-Making
12 8 (7.62%) Problem Management
13 7 (6.67%) Coaching
13 7 (6.67%) Software Licensing
14 6 (5.71%) DevOps
14 6 (5.71%) ITIL V3
14 6 (5.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.95%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.86%) C
3 3 (2.86%) Java
4 2 (1.90%) Perl
4 2 (1.90%) Python
4 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.90%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.86%) CAPM
4 3 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.86%) PMP
5 2 (1.90%) CCENT
5 2 (1.90%) CCNA
5 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.90%) VCP6
5 2 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.71%) SLA
3 4 (3.81%) COBIT
3 4 (3.81%) QA
4 3 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.90%) Def Stans
5 2 (1.90%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.95%) GDPR
6 1 (0.95%) HL7
6 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.76%) BitLocker
3 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.90%) Docker
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.90%) NFS
4 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.90%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) SCCM
2 5 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 5 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (3.81%) Ansible
3 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.81%) Puppet
4 3 (2.86%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.90%) Salt
5 2 (1.90%) SELinux
5 2 (1.90%) vRealize
5 2 (1.90%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.95%) Kibana
6 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 57 (54.29%) ServiceNow
2 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.57%) Snow
4 6 (5.71%) IBM
4 6 (5.71%) McAfee
4 6 (5.71%) Remedy
5 5 (4.76%) Apple
6 3 (2.86%) BMC
6 3 (2.86%) Lotus
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle
6 3 (2.86%) VMware
7 2 (1.90%) Cisco
7 2 (1.90%) Citrix
7 2 (1.90%) HP
7 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.90%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.90%) SAP
8 1 (0.95%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.95%) Lumension
8 1 (0.95%) Splunk