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 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)
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 228 214
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14  
Contract jobs citing CMDB 30 42 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.47% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 1.54% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 21
Median daily rate £398 £505 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.28% +68.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £239 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2185 2729 2967
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.61% 30.59% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1258 1624 1593
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £260 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 140 135
Median hourly rate £19.66 £32.00 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.56% +99.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £51.50 £40.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

CMDB
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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMDB in the South East

CMDB
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 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
Hampshire +23 15 £400 -23.80% 2
West Sussex - 5 £375 -
Oxfordshire -7 4 £463 +270.00%
Surrey +4 3 £190 -69.15% 2
Berkshire +4 2 £403 +0.75% 1
Kent - 1 - -
CMDB
England

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 South East region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 39 (53.42%) ITIL
1 39 (53.42%) Service Management
2 25 (34.25%) BMC
2 25 (34.25%) Configuration Management
3 23 (31.51%) ITSM
4 22 (30.14%) Remedy
5 20 (27.40%) ITIL V3
6 19 (26.03%) Remedy ITSM
7 18 (24.66%) SLA
8 14 (19.18%) Project Management
8 14 (19.18%) Telecoms
8 14 (19.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
9 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2
10 12 (16.44%) Data Modelling
10 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
11 11 (15.07%) Service Delivery
11 11 (15.07%) IT Strategy
12 10 (13.70%) Presales
12 10 (13.70%) Netcool
12 10 (13.70%) DSDM
12 10 (13.70%) Web Services
12 10 (13.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
13 9 (12.33%) Release Management
13 9 (12.33%) Knowledge Management
13 9 (12.33%) SQL
13 9 (12.33%) Workflow
13 9 (12.33%) Finance

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 5 (6.85%) CMS
2 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.37%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (26.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (9.59%) Remedy AR System
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) IaaS
2 7 (9.59%) PaaS
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.37%) Office 365
4 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) MPLS
2 4 (5.48%) MVNO
3 3 (4.11%) VPN
4 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.37%) Firewall
5 1 (1.37%) HTTP
5 1 (1.37%) LAN
5 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.37%) SSL
5 1 (1.37%) VoIP
5 1 (1.37%) WAN
5 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) Ant
2 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) Maven
2 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.37%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (19.18%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.37%) Billing
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.37%) Publishing
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (17.81%) Architect
2 10 (13.70%) Service Architect
3 9 (12.33%) Service Manager
4 7 (9.59%) Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) IT Manager
6 5 (6.85%) BSS Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Data Centre Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Developer
6 5 (6.85%) IT Services Manager
6 5 (6.85%) ITIL Service Architect
6 5 (6.85%) OSS Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Remedy Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Environment And Release Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Environment Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Operations Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Release Manager
7 4 (5.48%) ServiceNow Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) Web Services
2 3 (4.11%) CSS
2 3 (4.11%) HTML
2 3 (4.11%) XML
3 2 (2.74%) REST
4 1 (1.37%) .NET
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.37%) SAML
4 1 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.85%) User Experience
3 4 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.11%) Handset
4 3 (4.11%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.74%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.37%) Frameworx
6 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) PKI
6 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Linux
1 6 (8.22%) Unix
2 5 (6.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) ITIL
1 39 (53.42%) Service Management
2 25 (34.25%) Configuration Management
3 23 (31.51%) ITSM
4 20 (27.40%) ITIL V3
5 14 (19.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (19.18%) Project Management
6 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2
7 12 (16.44%) Data Modelling
8 11 (15.07%) IT Strategy
8 11 (15.07%) Service Delivery
9 10 (13.70%) DSDM
9 10 (13.70%) Presales
9 10 (13.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (12.33%) Asset Management
10 9 (12.33%) Knowledge Management
10 9 (12.33%) Release Management
10 9 (12.33%) Workflow
11 8 (10.96%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) C
3 1 (1.37%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.85%) BICSI Certification
4 5 (6.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.85%) CCNA
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.85%) Degree
4 5 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (6.85%) JNCIA
4 5 (6.85%) JNCIS
4 5 (6.85%) LPIC
4 5 (6.85%) MCSE
4 5 (6.85%) RHCE
5 3 (4.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (4.11%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.74%) MCP
7 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.66%) SLA
2 8 (10.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (6.85%) PMO
3 5 (6.85%) QA
4 2 (2.74%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Firmware
2 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Docker
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) Netcool
2 3 (4.11%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) BMC
2 22 (30.14%) Remedy
3 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.96%) HP
5 7 (9.59%) Cisco
5 7 (9.59%) Oracle
5 7 (9.59%) VMware
6 6 (8.22%) ServiceNow
7 5 (6.85%) CA
7 5 (6.85%) Dell
7 5 (6.85%) Juniper
8 4 (5.48%) SAP
9 3 (4.11%) Citrix
10 2 (2.74%) Apple
10 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.74%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.74%) Wyse
11 1 (1.37%) Casewise
11 1 (1.37%) Google
11 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
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