Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 465 370 437
Rank change year-on-year -95 +67 +76
Contract jobs citing CMDB 120 38 78
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.60% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 22 57
10th Percentile £353 £350 £209
25th Percentile £463 £400 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £425 £500
Median % change year-on-year +29.41% -15.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £600 £499 £571
90th Percentile £675 £580 £626
England median daily rate £525 £413 £500
% change year-on-year +27.27% -17.50% +16.96%

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 12,693 6,335 9,288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.75% 35.33% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,394 4,555 6,650
10th Percentile £375 £314 £300
25th Percentile £475 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £700 £638 £625
90th Percentile £788 £725 £713
England median daily rate £540 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.68% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 90 120
10th Percentile £19.25 £14.91 £12.44
25th Percentile £24.50 £22.50 £16.49
Median hourly rate £43.74 £28.44 £22.03
Median % change year-on-year +53.82% +29.07% -4.22%
75th Percentile £52.00 £46.00 £36.70
90th Percentile £64.13 £60.00 £52.25
England median hourly rate £25.77 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -2.77% +29.27% +1.23%

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CMDB in London

CMDB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CMDB in London.

Daily rate trend for CMDB in London

CMDB
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CMDB in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for CMDB in London

CMDB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CMDB in London.

Hourly rate trend for CMDB in London

CMDB
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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -33 20 £550 +15.79% 4
South London - 5 £405 -
East London - 3 £425 - 1
West London - 1 £550 -
CMDB
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 62 (51.67%) ServiceNow
2 48 (40.00%) ITIL
3 37 (30.83%) Configuration Management
4 34 (28.33%) Asset Management
5 31 (25.83%) Service Management
5 31 (25.83%) Finance
6 26 (21.67%) Change Management
7 25 (20.83%) ITSM
8 21 (17.50%) Social Skills
9 20 (16.67%) Degree
10 18 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (13.33%) Windows
12 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 15 (12.50%) Migration
13 14 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (11.67%) Portfolio Management
13 14 (11.67%) Data Centre
14 13 (10.83%) Problem Management
15 12 (10.00%) Release Management
15 12 (10.00%) Security Cleared
15 12 (10.00%) Azure
16 11 (9.17%) Analytics
17 10 (8.33%) Workflow
17 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared
17 10 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
18 9 (7.50%) Data Quality
18 9 (7.50%) AWS
18 9 (7.50%) Management Information System
18 9 (7.50%) Project Management
18 9 (7.50%) SLA

CMDB
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 6 (5.00%) CMS
2 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.67%) IIS
3 2 (1.67%) SAS
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
4 1 (0.83%) JBoss
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Cloudability
1 3 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.67%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.67%) Summit
3 1 (0.83%) assyst
3 1 (0.83%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.00%) Azure
2 9 (7.50%) AWS
3 4 (3.33%) Power Platform
4 3 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.50%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.50%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Nutanix
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) DNS
2 7 (5.83%) DHCP
3 5 (4.17%) IPsec
3 5 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.50%) Firewall
4 3 (2.50%) Intranet
4 3 (2.50%) SSL
5 2 (1.67%) BGP
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (1.67%) HSRP
5 2 (1.67%) LAN
5 2 (1.67%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.67%) OSPF
5 2 (1.67%) SD-WAN
5 2 (1.67%) VPN
5 2 (1.67%) VRRP
5 2 (1.67%) WAN
5 2 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) Power BI
2 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) MS Access
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.67%) JIRA
4 1 (0.83%) Ant
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) Maven
4 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (25.83%) Finance
2 21 (17.50%) Social Skills
3 8 (6.67%) Banking
4 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.00%) Influencing Skills
4 6 (5.00%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.17%) Billing
5 5 (4.17%) Legal
6 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.50%) Japanese Language
7 3 (2.50%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (2.50%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.67%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.67%) Publishing
8 2 (1.67%) Retail
9 1 (0.83%) Back Office
9 1 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (13.33%) Consultant
2 14 (11.67%) Developer
3 12 (10.00%) ServiceNow Developer
4 11 (9.17%) Analyst
5 8 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 7 (5.83%) Architect
7 6 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Service Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.33%) ITIL Manager
9 4 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (3.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 4 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (2.50%) Cloud Consultant
10 3 (2.50%) Programme Manager
10 3 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.50%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) HTML
2 7 (5.83%) XML
3 6 (5.00%) Web Services
4 4 (3.33%) Ajax
4 4 (3.33%) CSS
4 4 (3.33%) JSON
4 4 (3.33%) LDAP
4 4 (3.33%) XSLT
5 3 (2.50%) XHTML
6 2 (1.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.67%) FastAPI
6 2 (1.67%) REST
6 2 (1.67%) SOAP
7 1 (0.83%) .NET
7 1 (0.83%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.83%) JAX-WS
7 1 (0.83%) Kafka
7 1 (0.83%) Middleware
7 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.83%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.33%) User Experience
5 4 (3.33%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.50%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.50%) Taxonomies
6 3 (2.50%) Wiki
7 2 (1.67%) Blog
7 2 (1.67%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.67%) Clustering
7 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.83%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.83%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.83%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.33%) Windows
2 7 (5.83%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.33%) Linux
3 4 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.50%) Unix
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.00%) ITIL
2 37 (30.83%) Configuration Management
3 34 (28.33%) Asset Management
4 31 (25.83%) Service Management
5 26 (21.67%) Change Management
6 25 (20.83%) ITSM
7 18 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (12.50%) Migration
9 14 (11.67%) Portfolio Management
9 14 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (10.83%) Problem Management
11 12 (10.00%) Release Management
12 11 (9.17%) Analytics
13 10 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (8.33%) Workflow
14 9 (7.50%) Data Modelling
14 9 (7.50%) Project Management
15 8 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (6.67%) Incident Management
15 8 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.67%) SQL
2 7 (5.83%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (0.83%) C
5 1 (0.83%) C#
5 1 (0.83%) C++
5 1 (0.83%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) Degree
2 12 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.50%) PMP
5 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.50%) RHCE
6 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.83%) MCP
6 1 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.50%) Data Quality
1 9 (7.50%) SLA
2 6 (5.00%) GDPR
3 2 (1.67%) GRC
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (5.83%) Active Directory
1 7 (5.83%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) SCCM
1 7 (5.83%) vCenter Server
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (1.67%) Control-M
5 2 (1.67%) OPNET
6 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.83%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.83%) SCOM
6 1 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 62 (51.67%) ServiceNow
2 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle
3 7 (5.83%) VMware
4 5 (4.17%) BMC
4 5 (4.17%) SolarWinds
5 4 (3.33%) BiZZdesign
5 4 (3.33%) Snow
5 4 (3.33%) Software AG
5 4 (3.33%) Veeam
6 3 (2.50%) Cisco
6 3 (2.50%) Citrix
6 3 (2.50%) Cognizant
6 3 (2.50%) Remedy
6 3 (2.50%) SAP
7 2 (1.67%) Broadcom
7 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.67%) Murex
7 2 (1.67%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.67%) Symantec