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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 452 498 471
Rank change year-on-year +46 -27  
Contract jobs citing CMDB 148 157 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.86% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 103 91
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £231 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £390
% change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £45.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +213.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +213.79%  

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 15474 18160 17746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.29% 32.51% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10127 11944 10838
Median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 562 677
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.54 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.91% +19.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 26 April 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 30 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 3 months to 26 April 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
England +51 128 £475 +5.55% 33
London +16 70 £525 +16.66% 18
South East +21 25 £385 -9.41% 2
West Midlands +33 15 £400 -5.32% 2
Birmingham +17 13 £400 +1.26%
Scotland +26 9 £250 -27.00%
Wales +10 9 £400 -11.11% 1
Berkshire +20 7 £375 -16.66%
Cardiff +22 6 £394 +1.61% 1
Hampshire +11 6 £463 -5.12%
South Wales +11 6 £394 -12.50% 1
North West +31 5 £355 -35.45% 3
South West +2 5 £500 +277.35% 3
Canary Wharf - 5 £535 -
Yorkshire +23 4 £440 -16.19% 2
West Yorkshire +22 4 £440 -16.19% 2
Edinburgh +14 4 £388 -13.88%
Manchester +13 4 £390 -40.00% 2
City of London -9 4 £538 +24.27% 2
Bromley - 4 £550 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £375 -
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £383 - 2
Crawley - 3 £353 -
Glasgow - 3 £125 -
Bristol - 3 £550 - 1
Reading +20 2 £400 -30.43%
Leeds +19 2 £440 -16.19% 2
Aberdeen -1 2 - -
Milton Keynes -2 2 £165 - 2
Oxfordshire -11 2 £488 +174.64%

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 190 (59.75%) ITIL
2 143 (44.97%) Configuration Management
3 123 (38.68%) ServiceNow
4 111 (34.91%) ITSM
5 104 (32.70%) Service Management
6 82 (25.79%) Finance
7 57 (17.92%) Release Management
8 54 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (16.98%) Asset Management
9 53 (16.67%) HTML
10 51 (16.04%) JavaScript
10 51 (16.04%) Workflow
11 49 (15.41%) SLA
12 42 (13.21%) Windows
13 40 (12.58%) XML
13 40 (12.58%) BMC
14 36 (11.32%) IaaS
15 35 (11.01%) ITIL V3
15 35 (11.01%) Project Management
16 33 (10.38%) Change Management
16 33 (10.38%) Problem Management
17 32 (10.06%) Remedy
17 32 (10.06%) Web Services
17 32 (10.06%) Java
18 30 (9.43%) Cisco
18 30 (9.43%) VMware
18 30 (9.43%) Security Cleared
19 29 (9.12%) CSS
20 27 (8.49%) SQL
20 27 (8.49%) HP

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 15 (4.72%) CMS
2 5 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.31%) Apache
4 1 (0.31%) Confluence
4 1 (0.31%) Drupal
4 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (5.35%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (8.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.83%) Remedy AR System
3 6 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.63%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.63%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.31%) assyst
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.32%) IaaS
2 24 (7.55%) PaaS
3 23 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (3.77%) SaaS
6 2 (0.63%) Office 365
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.55%) LAN
2 23 (7.23%) WAN
3 22 (6.92%) MPLS
4 20 (6.29%) Firewall
4 20 (6.29%) TCP/IP
5 19 (5.97%) Wireless
6 14 (4.40%) VPN
7 13 (4.09%) OSPF
8 12 (3.77%) BGP
8 12 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (3.77%) Multicast
9 8 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (2.20%) DHCP
10 7 (2.20%) DNS
10 7 (2.20%) NetScaler
11 6 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (1.89%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (1.89%) LDAP
12 5 (1.57%) Network Security
13 3 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.77%) MySQL
2 6 (1.89%) MariaDB
3 5 (1.57%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.94%) Pentaho
5 3 (0.94%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.31%) Big Data
6 1 (0.31%) MS Access
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.94%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.63%) JIRA
4 2 (0.63%) Subversion
5 1 (0.31%) Ant
5 1 (0.31%) Maven
5 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (25.79%) Finance
2 21 (6.60%) Banking
3 13 (4.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.57%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.26%) Retail
6 3 (0.94%) Electronics
6 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.94%) Marketing
7 2 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Front Office
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (25.47%) Developer
2 54 (16.98%) ServiceNow Developer
3 40 (12.58%) Analyst
4 27 (8.49%) Consultant
5 22 (6.92%) Network Engineer
6 19 (5.97%) Administrator
7 17 (5.35%) Service Manager
7 17 (5.35%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 14 (4.40%) Configuration Manager
9 13 (4.09%) Architect
9 13 (4.09%) Senior Network Engineer
10 11 (3.46%) IT Analyst
11 10 (3.14%) IT Support
11 10 (3.14%) Support Analyst
12 9 (2.83%) IT Manager
12 9 (2.83%) IT Support Analyst
13 8 (2.52%) Business Analyst
14 7 (2.20%) Help Desk Analyst
14 7 (2.20%) Operations Manager
14 7 (2.20%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (16.67%) HTML
2 40 (12.58%) XML
3 32 (10.06%) Web Services
4 29 (9.12%) CSS
5 16 (5.03%) HTML5
6 13 (4.09%) Ajax
6 13 (4.09%) AngularJS
6 13 (4.09%) SOAP
6 13 (4.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (3.77%) jQuery
8 11 (3.46%) REST
9 10 (3.14%) XHTML
10 9 (2.83%) CSS3
11 8 (2.52%) XML Schema
11 8 (2.52%) XSL
12 5 (1.57%) Node.js
13 4 (1.26%) .NET
14 2 (0.63%) Murex MxML
15 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 1 (0.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.86%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.14%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.83%) Taxonomies
4 8 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.20%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.57%) Handset
7 5 (1.57%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.26%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.26%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.94%) iPhone
9 3 (0.94%) User Experience
9 3 (0.94%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.94%) Wiki
10 2 (0.63%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.63%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.21%) Windows
2 24 (7.55%) Linux
3 18 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.77%) CatOS
4 12 (3.77%) Unix
5 10 (3.14%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.52%) Solaris
7 7 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.57%) CentOS
10 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.63%) VME
13 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (59.75%) ITIL
2 143 (44.97%) Configuration Management
3 111 (34.91%) ITSM
4 104 (32.70%) Service Management
5 57 (17.92%) Release Management
6 54 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (16.98%) Asset Management
7 51 (16.04%) Workflow
8 35 (11.01%) ITIL V3
8 35 (11.01%) Project Management
9 33 (10.38%) Change Management
9 33 (10.38%) Problem Management
10 26 (8.18%) Root Cause Analysis
11 23 (7.23%) Incident Management
12 21 (6.60%) Migration
12 21 (6.60%) Service Design
13 18 (5.66%) DevOps
13 18 (5.66%) Knowledge Management
13 18 (5.66%) Scrum
13 18 (5.66%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.04%) JavaScript
2 32 (10.06%) Java
3 27 (8.49%) SQL
4 16 (5.03%) C
5 11 (3.46%) Python
6 10 (3.14%) Perl
7 9 (2.83%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.57%) Ruby
9 3 (0.94%) PHP
10 2 (0.63%) C#
11 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.31%) Prolog
11 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.18%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.60%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (3.46%) Degree
5 7 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.94%) CCNA
7 3 (0.94%) CCSP
7 3 (0.94%) CISSP
7 3 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.63%) ISEB
8 2 (0.63%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.63%) JNCIS
8 2 (0.63%) LPIC
8 2 (0.63%) MCP
8 2 (0.63%) MCSE
8 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (15.41%) SLA
2 9 (2.83%) QA
3 5 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.26%) PMO
5 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.63%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.63%) MiFID
7 1 (0.31%) COBIT
7 1 (0.31%) ISO19770
7 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
System Software
1 24 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.89%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.57%) NFS
5 2 (0.63%) Firmware
5 2 (0.63%) vSphere
6 1 (0.31%) Docker
6 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.31%) Varnish
6 1 (0.31%) XenApp
6 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (2.83%) Puppet
2 8 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.89%) Ansible
3 6 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.89%) OPNET
4 4 (1.26%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (0.94%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.94%) SCCM
5 3 (0.94%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.63%) NetApp OnCommand
6 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.31%) DameWare
7 1 (0.31%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.31%) SCOM
7 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 123 (38.68%) ServiceNow
2 40 (12.58%) BMC
3 32 (10.06%) Remedy
4 30 (9.43%) Cisco
4 30 (9.43%) VMware
5 27 (8.49%) HP
6 26 (8.18%) Microsoft
7 19 (5.97%) CheckPoint
8 17 (5.35%) SolarWinds
9 16 (5.03%) CA
10 13 (4.09%) Citrix
10 13 (4.09%) Oracle
11 9 (2.83%) Intel Security
11 9 (2.83%) Symantec
12 8 (2.52%) ArcSight
12 8 (2.52%) Palo Alto
12 8 (2.52%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.52%) Splunk
13 7 (2.20%) Riverbed
13 7 (2.20%) Siemens
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