Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 244 301 281
Rank change year-on-year +57 -20 -12
Contract jobs citing CMDB 33 75 101
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.48% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 1.57% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 74
Median daily rate £452 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.80% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £219 £316 £167
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.56 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.15% +15.22% -75.45%
10th Percentile £12.60 £14.61 £13.25
90th Percentile £28.44 £16.75 £13.75
England median hourly rate £22.80 £16.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +38.20% -63.33% -18.18%

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 2,919 4,788 5,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.12% 30.42% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,638 2,857 2,946
Median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £185 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 235 226
Median hourly rate £30.00 £18.87 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.98% -14.23% +25.71%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.91 £10.18
90th Percentile £51.84 £51.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £24.86 £21.00 £21.70
% change year-on-year +18.36% -3.23% +8.50%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CMDB as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CMDB in the South East.

Daily rate trend for CMDB in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CMDB in the South East over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CMDB in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CMDB in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for CMDB in the South East

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Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing CMDB in the South East over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for CMDB in the South East

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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 6 April 2020. 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 +45 22 £405 +13.52% 1
Berkshire +38 14 £363 -32.56%
Buckinghamshire +18 8 £452 +47.35% 1
West Sussex +31 6 £588 +29.12% 1
Hampshire +35 3 £375 -32.74% 1
Surrey +48 1 - - 1
Kent +10 1 - -
CMDB
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 16 (48.48%) Configuration Management
2 14 (42.42%) ITIL
3 12 (36.36%) ITSM
4 10 (30.30%) Windows
4 10 (30.30%) Remedy
5 9 (27.27%) Service Management
5 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 9 (27.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (24.24%) SCCM
6 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 7 (21.21%) Linux
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (18.18%) Migration
8 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
9 5 (15.15%) ServiceNow
9 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
9 5 (15.15%) Maximo
9 5 (15.15%) Workflow Management
9 5 (15.15%) Workflow
9 5 (15.15%) BMC
9 5 (15.15%) SAP
10 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
10 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
10 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
10 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
10 4 (12.12%) Snow
10 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Identification
11 3 (9.09%) Workshop Facilitation
11 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016

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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 2 (6.06%) CMS
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (15.15%) Maximo
3 2 (6.06%) SAP HR
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) DHCP
1 3 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (3.03%) TACACS
3 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Applications Specialist
2 4 (12.12%) Architect
2 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL Process Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Process Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) ServiceNow Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (6.06%) HR Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) IT Technician
4 2 (6.06%) SAP Basis Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) SAP HR Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (3.03%) Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Designer
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (3.03%) Maximo Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) OSS Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) SAP HR/Payroll Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Workflow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Basis
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) Ajax
2 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) REST
2 1 (3.03%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.06%) Taxonomies
2 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Configuration Management
2 14 (42.42%) ITIL
3 12 (36.36%) ITSM
4 9 (27.27%) Service Management
5 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
6 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
6 5 (15.15%) Workflow
6 5 (15.15%) Workflow Management
7 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
7 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
7 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.09%) Change Management
8 3 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
8 3 (9.09%) SDLC
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Identification
8 3 (9.09%) Workshop Facilitation
9 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.06%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) A+ Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) CCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) HNC
3 1 (3.03%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.03%) Docker
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.03%) OpenView
2 1 (3.03%) OPNET
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Remedy
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) BMC
3 5 (15.15%) SAP
3 5 (15.15%) ServiceNow
4 4 (12.12%) Snow
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper
6 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.03%) Apple
7 1 (3.03%) ComArch
7 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.03%) IBM
7 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.03%) Splunk
7 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.03%) VMware