Period
to 23 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 602 501 530
Rank change year-on-year -101 +29 +63
Contract jobs citing CMDB 271 375 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 1.19% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 253 175
UK median daily rate £431 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.22% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £245 £275 £164
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £434 £395
% change year-on-year -2.02% +9.81% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 12
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +38.46% +106.09%
10th Percentile £17.25 £15.53 £12.87
90th Percentile £70.00 £55.00 £114.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +30.77% +106.09%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,695 31,426 34,995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.51% 32.70% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,566 20,508 22,333
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £238
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year +1.78% +3.42% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 968 1,106 1,415
UK median hourly rate £21.70 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.65 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.01 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.05% - +14.29%

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 January 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMDB over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 January 2018. 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 -97 251 £450 - 44
UK excluding London -42 179 £425 -2.02% 32
South East -29 104 £450 -5.26% 10
London -89 82 £450 - 13
North of England +40 33 £400 -5.88% 10
North West +23 20 £425 +9.68% 5
East of England 0 18 £475 +179.41% 10
Midlands -14 11 £304 -33.61%
North East +36 10 £400 -5.88% 2
West Midlands -1 10 £248 -45.00%
Scotland -35 8 £375 -6.25%
Yorkshire +2 3 £150 -69.10% 3
South West -4 3 £300 -21.05% 1
Wales +12 2 £300 -14.29% 1
East Midlands -1 1 £500 -11.11%

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 with a requirement for CMDB.

1 162 (59.78%) ITIL
2 97 (35.79%) Service Management
2 97 (35.79%) ServiceNow
3 89 (32.84%) Configuration Management
4 74 (27.31%) Windows
5 56 (20.66%) ITSM
6 54 (19.93%) Microsoft
7 52 (19.19%) Change Management
8 49 (18.08%) ITIL V3
9 48 (17.71%) Active Directory
10 46 (16.97%) Microsoft Office
11 44 (16.24%) Web Services
11 44 (16.24%) Finance
12 40 (14.76%) Asset Management
13 36 (13.28%) Security Cleared
13 36 (13.28%) Linux
14 33 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (11.81%) JavaScript
15 32 (11.81%) BMC
16 30 (11.07%) SCCM
17 29 (10.70%) Incident Management
18 26 (9.59%) Problem Management
18 26 (9.59%) Remedy
19 25 (9.23%) Oracle
19 25 (9.23%) Management Information System
19 25 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
20 24 (8.86%) Operations Management
20 24 (8.86%) Workflow
20 24 (8.86%) Banking
21 23 (8.49%) VMware

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 21 (7.75%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.06%) CMS
2 11 (4.06%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.95%) Apache
3 8 (2.95%) nginx
4 2 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.37%) Confluence
5 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 46 (16.97%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (8.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (7.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (3.32%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 23 (8.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.01%) Office 365
3 10 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.95%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.69%) LAN
1 10 (3.69%) SNMP
2 9 (3.32%) 3G
2 9 (3.32%) 4G
2 9 (3.32%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (2.95%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.95%) VPN
4 7 (2.58%) ADSL
4 7 (2.58%) Wireless
5 4 (1.48%) Firewall
5 4 (1.48%) SAN
6 3 (1.11%) DMZ
7 2 (0.74%) DNS
7 2 (0.74%) Intranet
7 2 (0.74%) Network Security
8 1 (0.37%) Broadband
8 1 (0.37%) DHCP
8 1 (0.37%) MVNO
8 1 (0.37%) NAS
8 1 (0.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.58%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.21%) MySQL
4 3 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.11%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.11%) SQLPlus
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.74%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.37%) Big Data
6 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.37%) DB2
6 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.37%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.74%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.74%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.74%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.74%) MSI
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.37%) Ant
3 1 (0.37%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.37%) ERwin
3 1 (0.37%) FishEye
3 1 (0.37%) Hudson
3 1 (0.37%) JIRA
3 1 (0.37%) Maven
3 1 (0.37%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.37%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (16.24%) Finance
2 24 (8.86%) Banking
3 19 (7.01%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.58%) Military
5 6 (2.21%) Retail
6 4 (1.48%) Legal
6 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.11%) Games
8 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (16.97%) Analyst
2 43 (15.87%) Developer
3 37 (13.65%) ServiceNow Developer
4 32 (11.81%) Architect
5 23 (8.49%) Consultant
6 20 (7.38%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 18 (6.64%) Configuration Analyst
8 10 (3.69%) Desktop Support
9 9 (3.32%) Administrator
9 9 (3.32%) Technical Architect
9 9 (3.32%) Technical Leader
9 9 (3.32%) Technical Support
10 8 (2.95%) Build Engineer
10 8 (2.95%) Data Analyst
10 8 (2.95%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (2.58%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (2.58%) Implementation Consultant
11 7 (2.58%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (2.58%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (2.21%) Configuration Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.24%) Web Services
2 22 (8.12%) HTML
2 22 (8.12%) REST
3 21 (7.75%) CSS
3 21 (7.75%) SOAP
4 19 (7.01%) XML
5 18 (6.64%) LDAP
6 14 (5.17%) Ajax
7 13 (4.80%) JSON
8 12 (4.43%) Middleware
8 12 (4.43%) XHTML
9 10 (3.69%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.32%) RESTful
11 3 (1.11%) HTML5
11 3 (1.11%) Node.js
11 3 (1.11%) XML Schema
11 3 (1.11%) XSL
12 2 (0.74%) .NET
12 2 (0.74%) CSS3
12 2 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.23%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.64%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.06%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.69%) Smartphone
6 9 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.95%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.58%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.58%) User Experience
9 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.11%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.74%) AS400
11 2 (0.74%) Clustering
11 2 (0.74%) Handset
11 2 (0.74%) Replication
12 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.37%) RIA
12 1 (0.37%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 74 (27.31%) Windows
2 36 (13.28%) Linux
3 18 (6.64%) Windows 7
4 16 (5.90%) Unix
4 16 (5.90%) Windows Server
5 14 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.32%) Mac OS X
8 8 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.85%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.11%) AIX
10 3 (1.11%) SUSE
10 3 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.11%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.74%) Solaris
11 2 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (59.78%) ITIL
2 97 (35.79%) Service Management
3 89 (32.84%) Configuration Management
4 56 (20.66%) ITSM
5 52 (19.19%) Change Management
6 49 (18.08%) ITIL V3
7 40 (14.76%) Asset Management
8 29 (10.70%) Incident Management
9 26 (9.59%) Problem Management
10 24 (8.86%) Operations Management
10 24 (8.86%) Workflow
11 22 (8.12%) Release Management
12 21 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (7.01%) Data Modelling
14 18 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (6.64%) Service Delivery
14 18 (6.64%) Technical Architecture
15 16 (5.90%) Data Integration
16 13 (4.80%) Performance Management
16 13 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.81%) JavaScript
2 16 (5.90%) Python
3 15 (5.54%) SQL
4 14 (5.17%) PowerShell
5 12 (4.43%) Bash Shell
5 12 (4.43%) Ruby
6 10 (3.69%) PHP
7 8 (2.95%) C
7 8 (2.95%) Java
7 8 (2.95%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.58%) Perl
9 2 (0.74%) VBScript
10 1 (0.37%) C#
10 1 (0.37%) C++
10 1 (0.37%) Korn
10 1 (0.37%) R
10 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (13.28%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.75%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.01%) Degree
4 12 (4.43%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.43%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (4.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.48%) MCSE
7 3 (1.11%) BICSI Certification
7 3 (1.11%) CCNA
7 3 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.11%) JNCIA
7 3 (1.11%) JNCIS
7 3 (1.11%) LPIC
7 3 (1.11%) RHCE
8 2 (0.74%) MCSA
9 1 (0.37%) CCNP
9 1 (0.37%) CISSP
9 1 (0.37%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.54%) SLA
2 12 (4.43%) Def Stans
3 10 (3.69%) QA
4 9 (3.32%) COBIT
5 7 (2.58%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.85%) GDPR
6 5 (1.85%) ISO 9000
7 4 (1.48%) PMO
8 3 (1.11%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.37%) GxP
9 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.37%) MiFID
9 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (17.71%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.95%) Firmware
4 3 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.11%) vSphere
5 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.74%) XenApp
5 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.37%) KVM
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.37%) RHEV
6 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 30 (11.07%) SCCM
2 10 (3.69%) SCOM
3 8 (2.95%) HAProxy
4 7 (2.58%) Jamf Pro
4 7 (2.58%) MOM
4 7 (2.58%) Netcool
4 7 (2.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (2.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (2.21%) WSUS
6 5 (1.85%) Puppet
7 2 (0.74%) BMC Marimba
7 2 (0.74%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.74%) Nagios
7 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.74%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.37%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 97 (35.79%) ServiceNow
2 54 (19.93%) Microsoft
3 32 (11.81%) BMC
4 26 (9.59%) Remedy
5 25 (9.23%) Oracle
6 23 (8.49%) VMware
7 15 (5.54%) HP
7 15 (5.54%) Red Hat
8 12 (4.43%) SAP
8 12 (4.43%) Snow
9 11 (4.06%) IBM
9 11 (4.06%) Symantec
10 10 (3.69%) Dell
10 10 (3.69%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.32%) Cisco
11 9 (3.32%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (1.85%) Citrix
12 5 (1.85%) Splunk
13 4 (1.48%) NetApp
14 3 (1.11%) Juniper