Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMDB over the 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 553 531
Rank change year-on-year -1 -22 -19
Contract jobs citing CMDB 311 356 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.98% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 249 195
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £219 £207 £275
90th Percentile £598 £625 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £383
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.65% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 17
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £28.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +80.72% +12.64%
10th Percentile £44.05 £20.88 £13.80
90th Percentile £54.95 £48.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £28.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% +90.00% +7.14%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31762 36315 36001
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.40% 33.00% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20700 23829 22392
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £233
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 1163 1363
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.51% -7.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.42 £11.02
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.81 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -10.26%

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CMDB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CMDB in the UK

CMDB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CMDB in the UK

CMDB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMDB over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMDB in the UK

CMDB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMDB in the UK

CMDB
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
England +34 283 £425 -8.11% 14
UK excluding London +29 166 £400 +5.26% 12
London -2 136 £500 +1.01% 4
South East +56 88 £375 -16.67% 4
Midlands +25 29 £425 +16.44% 2
West Midlands +34 27 £413 +8.20% 2
North of England +44 15 £425 +63.46% 2
Scotland +12 13 £250 +8.70% 2
South West +7 9 £500 +194.12% 1
Wales +2 9 £400 -
North West +39 8 £353 -21.67% 2
Yorkshire +32 5 £430 -9.47%
East of England -25 3 £395 -12.22% 1
North East +40 2 £513 +97.12%
East Midlands -11 2 £450 +50.00%

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 with a requirement for CMDB.

1 155 (49.84%) ITIL
2 124 (39.87%) Configuration Management
3 123 (39.55%) ServiceNow
4 106 (34.08%) Service Management
5 95 (30.55%) ITSM
6 78 (25.08%) Finance
7 64 (20.58%) Asset Management
8 60 (19.29%) HTML
9 51 (16.40%) JavaScript
10 47 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (14.79%) Windows
12 45 (14.47%) BMC
13 44 (14.15%) SLA
14 42 (13.50%) ITIL V3
15 40 (12.86%) Microsoft
16 39 (12.54%) Workflow
16 39 (12.54%) Release Management
17 38 (12.22%) Active Directory
17 38 (12.22%) XML
18 37 (11.90%) CSS
18 37 (11.90%) Security Cleared
18 37 (11.90%) Data Centre
19 35 (11.25%) Java
20 33 (10.61%) Change Management
20 33 (10.61%) Remedy
21 32 (10.29%) Project Management
21 32 (10.29%) Linux
22 29 (9.32%) Remedy ITSM
23 28 (9.00%) Problem Management
23 28 (9.00%) Root Cause Analysis

CMDB
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (3.86%) CMS
2 8 (2.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.29%) Smallworld
4 3 (0.96%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.64%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.32%) Confluence
6 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.93%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 29 (9.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.57%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.64%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.64%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.57%) IaaS
4 7 (2.25%) SaaS
5 3 (0.96%) Office 365
6 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.14%) VPN
2 10 (3.22%) DNS
2 10 (3.22%) LAN
3 9 (2.89%) DHCP
3 9 (2.89%) LDAP
3 9 (2.89%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.89%) WAN
4 7 (2.25%) Firewall
5 4 (1.29%) MVNO
5 4 (1.29%) SSL
6 3 (0.96%) SMTP
7 2 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.64%) HTTP
7 2 (0.64%) MPLS
7 2 (0.64%) POP3
8 1 (0.32%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.32%) Network Security
8 1 (0.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.57%) MySQL
1 8 (2.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.29%) MariaDB
2 4 (1.29%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.64%) Big Data
3 2 (0.64%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.32%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (2.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.64%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.64%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) Ant
4 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.32%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 78 (25.08%) Finance
2 27 (8.68%) Telecoms
3 26 (8.36%) Banking
4 7 (2.25%) Legal
5 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.96%) Retail
6 2 (0.64%) French Language
6 2 (0.64%) German Language
6 2 (0.64%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Front Office
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (23.15%) Developer
2 55 (17.68%) ServiceNow Developer
3 50 (16.08%) Analyst
4 35 (11.25%) Consultant
5 32 (10.29%) Architect
6 23 (7.40%) Administrator
7 22 (7.07%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 14 (4.50%) Service Architect
8 14 (4.50%) Support Analyst
9 12 (3.86%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.86%) Configuration Manager
9 12 (3.86%) Project Manager
9 12 (3.86%) Service Manager
10 11 (3.54%) Desktop Support
11 8 (2.57%) Asset Management Analyst
11 8 (2.57%) Desktop Analyst
11 8 (2.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 8 (2.57%) Test Manager
12 7 (2.25%) Asset and Configuration Manager
12 7 (2.25%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (19.29%) HTML
2 38 (12.22%) XML
3 37 (11.90%) CSS
4 28 (9.00%) Web Services
5 16 (5.14%) Ajax
6 15 (4.82%) REST
7 14 (4.50%) SOAP
8 12 (3.86%) XHTML
9 11 (3.54%) HTML5
10 10 (3.22%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.89%) CSS3
11 9 (2.89%) jQuery
12 6 (1.93%) .NET
12 6 (1.93%) JSON
12 6 (1.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (1.61%) XML Schema
13 5 (1.61%) XSL
14 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET
14 2 (0.64%) Murex MxML
14 2 (0.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.11%) User Experience
4 15 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.86%) Fat Client
6 12 (3.86%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.25%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.29%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.29%) Frameworx
9 4 (1.29%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.96%) Handset
10 3 (0.96%) iPhone
10 3 (0.96%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.96%) Wiki
11 2 (0.64%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.64%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.64%) PKI
11 2 (0.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.79%) Windows
2 32 (10.29%) Linux
3 26 (8.36%) Windows Server
4 16 (5.14%) Unix
5 10 (3.22%) Solaris
6 6 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.29%) CentOS
7 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
9 1 (0.32%) CatOS
9 1 (0.32%) Debian
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (49.84%) ITIL
2 124 (39.87%) Configuration Management
3 106 (34.08%) Service Management
4 95 (30.55%) ITSM
5 64 (20.58%) Asset Management
6 47 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (13.50%) ITIL V3
8 39 (12.54%) Release Management
8 39 (12.54%) Workflow
9 33 (10.61%) Change Management
10 32 (10.29%) Project Management
11 28 (9.00%) Problem Management
11 28 (9.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 25 (8.04%) Service Delivery
13 24 (7.72%) PRINCE2
14 23 (7.40%) Business Analysis
15 22 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (6.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.40%) JavaScript
2 35 (11.25%) Java
3 26 (8.36%) SQL
4 13 (4.18%) Python
5 8 (2.57%) C
5 8 (2.57%) Perl
6 6 (1.93%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.61%) Ruby
8 3 (0.96%) C#
9 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.32%) C++
9 1 (0.32%) Korn
9 1 (0.32%) PHP
9 1 (0.32%) VB
9 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.40%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.11%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (5.47%) Degree
5 8 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (1.93%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.61%) BICSI Certification
8 5 (1.61%) CCNA
8 5 (1.61%) JNCIA
8 5 (1.61%) JNCIS
8 5 (1.61%) LPIC
8 5 (1.61%) MCSE
8 5 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.61%) RHCE
9 4 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.96%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (14.15%) SLA
2 13 (4.18%) QA
3 9 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 7 (2.25%) PMO
5 4 (1.29%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.64%) GDPR
6 2 (0.64%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.64%) MiFID
6 2 (0.64%) P3O
7 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 38 (12.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.61%) Firmware
3 5 (1.61%) NFS
4 2 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.64%) vSphere
5 1 (0.32%) Docker
5 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) KVM
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.32%) RHEV
5 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.32%) XenApp
5 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (5.14%) Puppet
2 12 (3.86%) Netcool
3 8 (2.57%) Nmap
3 8 (2.57%) OpenVAS
3 8 (2.57%) WSUS
4 7 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.93%) Ansible
5 6 (1.93%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.93%) SCCM
6 4 (1.29%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.64%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.64%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.64%) NetApp OnCommand
8 1 (0.32%) Control-M
8 1 (0.32%) DameWare
8 1 (0.32%) Nagios
8 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 123 (39.55%) ServiceNow
2 45 (14.47%) BMC
3 40 (12.86%) Microsoft
4 33 (10.61%) Remedy
5 24 (7.72%) Cisco
6 21 (6.75%) HP
7 17 (5.47%) VMware
8 14 (4.50%) Citrix
9 11 (3.54%) AppDynamics
9 11 (3.54%) Riverbed
10 10 (3.22%) Oracle
10 10 (3.22%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.89%) Juniper
12 6 (1.93%) SAP
13 5 (1.61%) Avaya
13 5 (1.61%) Dell
13 5 (1.61%) NetApp
13 5 (1.61%) SaltStack
13 5 (1.61%) Snow
14 4 (1.29%) Veritas
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