Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 325 274 240
Rank change year-on-year -51 -34 +51
Contract jobs citing CMDB 53 105 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.64% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 2.10% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 80 76
South East median daily rate £475 £444 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.04% -6.58% +21.79%
10th Percentile £283 £245 £156
90th Percentile £638 £600 £638
England median daily rate £428 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
South East median hourly rate £14.61 £13.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.22% -75.45% +29.41%
England median hourly rate £24.19 £55.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -56.02% +25.71% +94.44%

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 4,980 5,001 4,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.11% 30.33% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,984 2,923 2,678
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £250 £210 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 214 256
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -13.29%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £11.48
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.81% +3.14% +2.56%

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

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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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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
Thames Valley +3 25 £400 -20.00% 3
Hampshire -41 18 £600 +26.32% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 14 £450 +7.78% 3
Berkshire -11 9 £400 -20.00%
Surrey -24 7 £450 +7.14% 1
Oxfordshire +25 2 £229 -58.41%
West Sussex -14 1 £500 +189.86% 2
East Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £413 - 1
CMDB
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 24 (45.28%) Service Management
1 24 (45.28%) ServiceNow
2 23 (43.40%) ITIL
3 19 (35.85%) Configuration Management
4 17 (32.08%) Windows
5 13 (24.53%) Linux
6 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
7 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
7 11 (20.75%) Analytics
7 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
7 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.75%) ITSM
7 11 (20.75%) Change Management
8 10 (18.87%) VMware
8 10 (18.87%) Cisco
8 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
8 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
9 9 (16.98%) Citrix
9 9 (16.98%) SQL
9 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
10 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
10 8 (15.09%) CA
10 8 (15.09%) XenDesktop
10 8 (15.09%) Problem Management
11 7 (13.21%) Puppet
11 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
11 7 (13.21%) CentOS
11 7 (13.21%) Terraform
11 7 (13.21%) Packer

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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 3 (5.66%) Apache
1 3 (5.66%) nginx
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) SaaS
2 3 (5.66%) IaaS
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) PaaS
3 2 (3.77%) Office 365
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) NetScaler
2 3 (5.66%) LAN
2 3 (5.66%) Network Security
2 3 (5.66%) Wireless
3 2 (3.77%) 3G
3 2 (3.77%) 4G
3 2 (3.77%) DMZ
3 2 (3.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (3.77%) SNMP
3 2 (3.77%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.89%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.89%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (1.89%) SSH
4 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.89%) VLAN
4 1 (1.89%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
1 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) ServiceNow Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Technical Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Change Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.66%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Business Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Software Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) XML
2 6 (11.32%) HTML
2 6 (11.32%) REST
2 6 (11.32%) SOAP
2 6 (11.32%) Web Services
3 5 (9.43%) CSS
4 4 (7.55%) LDAP
5 3 (5.66%) JDBC
5 3 (5.66%) ODBC
6 2 (3.77%) SailPoint
6 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.89%) HTML5
7 1 (1.89%) jQuery
7 1 (1.89%) JSON
7 1 (1.89%) Node.js
7 1 (1.89%) Spring
7 1 (1.89%) WSH
7 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.77%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Handset
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) iPhone
5 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Linux
3 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
5 7 (13.21%) CentOS
6 4 (7.55%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.77%) Unix
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Service Management
2 23 (43.40%) ITIL
3 19 (35.85%) Configuration Management
4 11 (20.75%) Analytics
4 11 (20.75%) Change Management
4 11 (20.75%) ITSM
5 8 (15.09%) Problem Management
6 7 (13.21%) Data Modelling
7 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.32%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
7 6 (11.32%) Performance Management
7 6 (11.32%) Technical Leadership
8 5 (9.43%) ITIL V3
8 5 (9.43%) Migration
8 5 (9.43%) Operations Management
8 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
9 4 (7.55%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.98%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.66%) PHP
3 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.66%) Python
3 3 (5.66%) Ruby
4 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.89%) Groovy
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.66%) CCNA
4 3 (5.66%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) CCNP
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.89%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.89%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) QA
3 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.89%) PMO
4 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) XenDesktop
2 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.89%) Firmware
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.89%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Ansible
1 7 (13.21%) Packer
1 7 (13.21%) Puppet
1 7 (13.21%) Terraform
2 3 (5.66%) HAProxy
3 2 (3.77%) SCCM
4 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.89%) Netcool
4 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) ServiceNow
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.87%) Cisco
3 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
3 10 (18.87%) VMware
4 9 (16.98%) Citrix
5 8 (15.09%) CA
6 7 (13.21%) Remedy
7 6 (11.32%) McAfee
8 5 (9.43%) BMC
9 3 (5.66%) HP
10 2 (3.77%) Dell
10 2 (3.77%) Oracle
11 1 (1.89%) Apple
11 1 (1.89%) IBM
11 1 (1.89%) Juniper
11 1 (1.89%) Meraki
11 1 (1.89%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.89%) NetApp
11 1 (1.89%) Ruckus Wireless