The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK / Scotland
Rank 95 115 127
Rank change year-on-year +20 +12  
Contract jobs citing CMDB 12 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 0.58% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 1.92% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £263 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.73% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £45.50 £45.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.00%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 564 783 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 32.47% 30.24% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 429 383
Median daily rate £358 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 25
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% +116.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £46.00 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

CMDB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMDB in Scotland

CMDB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMDB in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMDB in Scotland

CMDB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMDB in Scotland

CMDB
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Aberdeen -1 6 £450 -
Glasgow - 4 £125 -
Edinburgh +16 2 £400 -11.11%
CMDB
UK

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 22 (78.57%) ITIL
2 21 (75.00%) Problem Management
3 18 (64.29%) Configuration Management
4 17 (60.71%) Finance
5 16 (57.14%) Release Management
5 16 (57.14%) Cisco
6 15 (53.57%) LAN
6 15 (53.57%) WAN
6 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
6 15 (53.57%) Project Management
7 14 (50.00%) MS Visio
7 14 (50.00%) QMS
8 12 (42.86%) MPLS
8 12 (42.86%) OSPF
8 12 (42.86%) BGP
8 12 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (42.86%) Network Design
8 12 (42.86%) CatOS
9 11 (39.29%) Multicast
9 11 (39.29%) Wireless
10 10 (35.71%) Quality Management
11 8 (28.57%) BMC
12 7 (25.00%) Siemens
12 7 (25.00%) C
12 7 (25.00%) Change Management
12 7 (25.00%) Service Management
12 7 (25.00%) ITSM
12 7 (25.00%) BT
13 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
13 6 (21.43%) Remedy ITSM

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) LAN
1 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
1 15 (53.57%) WAN
2 12 (42.86%) BGP
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
2 12 (42.86%) MPLS
2 12 (42.86%) OSPF
3 11 (39.29%) Multicast
3 11 (39.29%) Wireless
4 4 (14.29%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) Network Security
4 4 (14.29%) VPN
5 3 (10.71%) NetScreen
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Support
4 3 (10.71%) Project Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Mobile Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) ITSM Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Project Change Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) CatOS
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) ITIL
2 21 (75.00%) Problem Management
3 18 (64.29%) Configuration Management
4 16 (57.14%) Release Management
5 15 (53.57%) Project Management
6 14 (50.00%) QMS
7 12 (42.86%) Network Design
8 10 (35.71%) Quality Management
9 7 (25.00%) Change Management
9 7 (25.00%) ITSM
9 7 (25.00%) Service Management
10 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
10 6 (21.43%) Performance Management
11 5 (17.86%) Application Performance Management
12 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (14.29%) Migration
12 4 (14.29%) Workflow
13 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
13 3 (10.71%) Fault Management
13 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) CCSP
2 3 (10.71%) CISSP
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) BMC
3 7 (25.00%) BT
3 7 (25.00%) Siemens
4 6 (21.43%) HP
4 6 (21.43%) Remedy
5 3 (10.71%) Juniper
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.57%) F5