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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 136 135
Rank change year-on-year +30 -1  
Contract jobs citing CMDB 6 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.72% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 2.06% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 1
Median daily rate £375 £224 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.41% -36.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.50 £27.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year +87.03% +71.21%  

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 616 1020 854
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 28.73% 34.78% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 551 394
Median daily rate £376 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £491 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 41
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.93 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

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 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

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 24 June 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
Edinburgh +19 3 £375 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Glasgow -1 1 - -
CMDB
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 10 (55.56%) Problem Management
3 8 (44.44%) Release Management
3 8 (44.44%) QMS
3 8 (44.44%) LAN
3 8 (44.44%) WAN
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
5 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (27.78%) Network Design
6 5 (27.78%) MPLS
6 5 (27.78%) OSPF
6 5 (27.78%) BGP
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (27.78%) Quality Management
6 5 (27.78%) CatOS
7 4 (22.22%) Multicast
7 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Siemens
7 4 (22.22%) C
7 4 (22.22%) HP
7 4 (22.22%) Change Management
7 4 (22.22%) Wireless
7 4 (22.22%) BT
8 3 (16.67%) Firewall
8 3 (16.67%) VPN

CMDB
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:

Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) LAN
1 8 (44.44%) WAN
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) BGP
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (27.78%) MPLS
3 5 (27.78%) OSPF
4 4 (22.22%) Multicast
4 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
6 1 (5.56%) NetScreen
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support
5 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) iPhone
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) CatOS
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 10 (55.56%) Problem Management
3 8 (44.44%) QMS
3 8 (44.44%) Release Management
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Network Design
5 5 (27.78%) Quality Management
6 4 (22.22%) Change Management
6 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (16.67%) Fault Management
8 2 (11.11%) Analytics
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.11%) ITSM
8 2 (11.11%) Service Management
9 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
9 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) Migration
9 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) CCSP
2 2 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) DameWare
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) BT
2 4 (22.22%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) Siemens
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (11.11%) BMC
4 2 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Aruba
5 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) Reuters