Period
to 25 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMDB over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 276 313
Rank change year-on-year -2 +37 -27
Contract jobs citing CMDB 93 76 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 1.57% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 42 37
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £164 £203 £130
90th Percentile £550 £650 £688
England median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.45% +22.22% +411.95%
10th Percentile £13.25 £55.00 £22.29
90th Percentile £13.75 £55.00 £99.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year - -35.19% +89.47%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,340 4,828 5,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.71% 31.51% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,049 2,755 3,485
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £228 £225 £231
90th Percentile £575 £560 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 246 300
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.18% -26.09% +39.39%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.55 £11.81
90th Percentile £57.50 £46.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +17.55%

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CMDB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CMDB in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMDB in the South East

CMDB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMDB in the South East over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMDB in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMDB in the South East

CMDB
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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
Hampshire 0 36 £475 -20.83% 1
Thames Valley -3 35 £450 +16.13%
Oxfordshire +10 13 £470 -1.05%
Berkshire -9 13 £450 +16.13%
Buckinghamshire -1 9 £475 +26.67%
West Sussex -4 9 £418 +7.74%
Surrey -24 6 £420 +115.38% 1
Kent +15 5 £110 - 1
Middlesex -3 1 £410 -13.68%
CMDB
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 46 (49.46%) Configuration Management
2 43 (46.24%) ITIL
3 31 (33.33%) Windows
4 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
5 21 (22.58%) Service Management
6 20 (21.51%) ITSM
6 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (21.51%) ITIL V3
6 20 (21.51%) ServiceNow
7 19 (20.43%) Security Cleared
8 18 (19.35%) Change Management
8 18 (19.35%) Linux
9 16 (17.20%) Cisco
10 15 (16.13%) Remedy
10 15 (16.13%) XML
11 14 (15.05%) Service Design
12 12 (12.90%) Data Modelling
12 12 (12.90%) Management Information System
12 12 (12.90%) Asset Management
12 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
13 10 (10.75%) RESTful
13 10 (10.75%) VMware
13 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
13 10 (10.75%) Active Directory
14 9 (9.68%) Cisco Prime
14 9 (9.68%) JavaScript
14 9 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (9.68%) Release Management
14 9 (9.68%) SCCM

CMDB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (8.60%) CMS
2 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) JBoss
3 1 (1.08%) nginx
3 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.23%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (1.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.45%) SaaS
2 6 (6.45%) Slack
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) MPLS
2 5 (5.38%) LAN
3 4 (4.30%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (4.30%) DNS
3 4 (4.30%) Firewall
3 4 (4.30%) MVNO
3 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.30%) VPN
3 4 (4.30%) WAN
4 3 (3.23%) Wireless
5 2 (2.15%) SNMP
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.08%) DOCSIS
6 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.08%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.08%) SDH
6 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQLPlus
2 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.23%) Finance
3 2 (2.15%) Advertising
3 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Local Government
4 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Architect
2 18 (19.35%) Analyst
3 8 (8.60%) Build Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) Administrator
4 7 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) Cisco Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Change Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Configuration Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 4 (4.30%) IT Support
7 4 (4.30%) Process Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.23%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) XML
2 10 (10.75%) RESTful
3 9 (9.68%) REST
4 8 (8.60%) Node.js
5 5 (5.38%) Web Services
6 4 (4.30%) HTML
6 4 (4.30%) HTML5
6 4 (4.30%) jQuery
7 1 (1.08%) J2EE
7 1 (1.08%) LDAP
7 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
1 12 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.53%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.23%) Handset
5 3 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.23%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.23%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.08%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.33%) Windows
2 18 (19.35%) Linux
3 7 (7.53%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.45%) AIX
5 4 (4.30%) SUSE
5 4 (4.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.30%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.15%) Unix
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (49.46%) Configuration Management
2 43 (46.24%) ITIL
3 21 (22.58%) Service Management
4 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (21.51%) ITIL V3
4 20 (21.51%) ITSM
5 18 (19.35%) Change Management
6 14 (15.05%) Service Design
7 12 (12.90%) Asset Management
7 12 (12.90%) Data Modelling
8 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
9 9 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (9.68%) Release Management
10 8 (8.60%) Risk Management
10 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (7.53%) Incident Management
11 7 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 8 (8.60%) C
3 5 (5.38%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.38%) Java
3 5 (5.38%) SQL
4 3 (3.23%) PHP
4 3 (3.23%) Python
5 2 (2.15%) Perl
6 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (20.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.60%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.15%) BICSI Certification
7 2 (2.15%) CCNA
7 2 (2.15%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.15%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.15%) LPIC
7 2 (2.15%) MCSE
7 2 (2.15%) RHCE
8 1 (1.08%) CCNP
8 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) SLA
2 7 (7.53%) QA
3 4 (4.30%) PMO
4 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.38%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) Cisco Prime
1 9 (9.68%) SCCM
2 7 (7.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (6.45%) Puppet
4 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (4.30%) Netcool
4 4 (4.30%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (4.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.30%) WSUS
5 3 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.08%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.08%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.51%) ServiceNow
3 16 (17.20%) Cisco
4 15 (16.13%) Remedy
5 10 (10.75%) VMware
6 7 (7.53%) BMC
6 7 (7.53%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.45%) Juniper
7 6 (6.45%) New Relic
7 6 (6.45%) PagerDuty
7 6 (6.45%) Splunk
8 5 (5.38%) NetApp
8 5 (5.38%) Snow
9 4 (4.30%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.30%) Symantec
10 2 (2.15%) CA
10 2 (2.15%) Citrix
10 2 (2.15%) Dell
10 2 (2.15%) HP
11 1 (1.08%) IBM