The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 28 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.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 158 138
Rank change year-on-year +27 -20  
Contract jobs citing CMDB 1 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.039% 0.052% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.16% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £295 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.44% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £46.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -61.95% +211.86%  

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 828 1219 1083
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.04% 31.69% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 732 572
Median daily rate £375 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% -3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 55 67
Median hourly rate £17.25 £22.54 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.46% +33.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.21 £47.39 £49.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

CMDB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMDB in the North West

CMDB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMDB in the North West

CMDB
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Cheshire +25 1 £295 -34.44%
CMDB
England

CMDB
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) ServiceNow
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 3 (42.86%) CMMI
3 3 (42.86%) StarTeam
4 2 (28.57%) ICL
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) VME
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
5 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) 4G
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow

CMDB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) 3G
1 1 (14.29%) 4G
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) VME
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) CMMI
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) ServiceNow
2 2 (28.57%) ICL
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia