Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 175 190
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 -25
Contract jobs citing CMDB 9 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.73% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Scotland median daily rate £375 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +14.81% -3.57%
10th Percentile £363 £297 £286
90th Percentile £398 £540 £370
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate £47.50 - £43.00
UK median hourly rate £51.25 £37.50 £21.15
% change year-on-year +36.67% +77.35% +34.08%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1471 1505 1924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.44% 34.20% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 887 935
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.84%
10th Percentile £210 £238 £211
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 40 65
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £35.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.91% +67.86% -3.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.50 £50.20 £46.88
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £20.92 £19.22
% change year-on-year +0.04% +8.82% +6.78%

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for CMDB in Scotland

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMDB in Scotland

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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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -17 6 £375 -37.50%
Aberdeen - 3 - -
CMDB
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
3 4 (44.44%) Process Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Change Control
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
3 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
3 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 3 (33.33%) Release Management
4 3 (33.33%) Fault Management
4 3 (33.33%) QMS
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) LDAP
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) BPR
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC

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Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) LDAP
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
2 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Project Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Project Support Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Project Support Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Control
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
2 4 (44.44%) Process Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) BPR
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) Fault Management
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) QMS
3 3 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCSP
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) Aruba
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) VMware