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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK
Rank 440 478 479
Rank change year-on-year +38 +1  
Contract jobs citing CMDB 153 166 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 1.00% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 104 68
Median daily rate £430 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £169 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £46.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.95% +211.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £41.80 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £76.00 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £46.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -61.95% +211.86%  

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 14491 16557 16015
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.99% 31.12% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9338 10791 9675
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 561 669
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +20.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

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 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMDB in the UK

CMDB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 March 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 +30 134 £450 +5.88% 22
London +23 55 £488 +5.40% 9
South East +25 43 £431 +10.57% 4
Berkshire +24 13 £375 -14.28% 1
West Midlands +19 13 £400 +2.56% 1
Scotland +20 12 £263 -44.73%
South West +12 12 £500 +277.35% 3
Hampshire +13 10 £600 -4.00%
Birmingham +5 10 £400 +6.66% 1
Wales -1 7 £400 +23.07%
Aberdeen -1 6 £450 -
Yorkshire +19 5 £450 -14.28% 1
City of London +1 5 £475 +4.39% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £375 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £425 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £348 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £535 -
Bristol - 5 £550 - 3
Cardiff +9 4 £394 +21.15%
South Wales +3 4 £394 +21.15%
Milton Keynes 0 4 £270 - 1
Swindon - 4 - -
Bromley - 4 £550 -
Crawley - 4 £388 - 1
Glasgow - 4 £125 -
North East - 4 £525 - 1
Surrey - 4 £195 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 £525 - 1
Reading +16 3 £450 -21.73%
West Yorkshire +10 3 £450 -14.28%

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 208 (62.65%) ITIL
2 151 (45.48%) Configuration Management
3 122 (36.75%) Service Management
4 120 (36.14%) ITSM
5 118 (35.54%) ServiceNow
6 69 (20.78%) Finance
7 62 (18.67%) Asset Management
8 58 (17.47%) JavaScript
9 56 (16.87%) BMC
9 56 (16.87%) Workflow
10 51 (15.36%) ITIL V3
11 50 (15.06%) HTML
12 49 (14.76%) Release Management
13 48 (14.46%) XML
13 48 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (13.55%) Remedy
15 44 (13.25%) Change Management
16 42 (12.65%) Windows
17 39 (11.75%) SLA
17 39 (11.75%) Problem Management
18 38 (11.45%) Remedy ITSM
18 38 (11.45%) IaaS
19 37 (11.14%) Project Management
20 36 (10.84%) HP
20 36 (10.84%) Web Services
21 34 (10.24%) Security Cleared
22 33 (9.94%) Cisco
22 33 (9.94%) VMware
23 32 (9.64%) Microsoft
23 32 (9.64%) CSS

CMDB
Top Related 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 26 (7.83%) CMS
2 7 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.51%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.30%) Confluence
4 1 (0.30%) Drupal
4 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.12%) MS Visio
3 13 (3.92%) MS Office
4 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 38 (11.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.71%) Remedy AR System
3 6 (1.81%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.60%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.60%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.30%) assyst
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.45%) IaaS
2 25 (7.53%) PaaS
3 23 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (4.82%) SaaS
6 3 (0.90%) Office 365
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.53%) LAN
2 23 (6.93%) Firewall
2 23 (6.93%) WAN
3 22 (6.63%) MPLS
4 20 (6.02%) TCP/IP
5 19 (5.72%) Wireless
6 16 (4.82%) VPN
7 14 (4.22%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (3.92%) OSPF
9 12 (3.61%) BGP
9 12 (3.61%) Multicast
10 10 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.11%) DHCP
11 7 (2.11%) DNS
11 7 (2.11%) NetScaler
11 7 (2.11%) Network Security
12 6 (1.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.81%) Cisco Wireless
12 6 (1.81%) LDAP
13 3 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.01%) MySQL
2 6 (1.81%) MariaDB
3 5 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.51%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (1.51%) Pentaho
4 4 (1.20%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.30%) Big Data
6 1 (0.30%) MS Access
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.41%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.20%) JIRA
4 3 (0.90%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.60%) Ant
5 2 (0.60%) Maven
5 2 (0.60%) Subversion
6 1 (0.30%) Gradle
6 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (20.78%) Finance
2 17 (5.12%) Banking
3 15 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.20%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.90%) Electronics
5 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.90%) Law
5 3 (0.90%) Marketing
5 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.90%) Retail
6 2 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.30%) Back Office
7 1 (0.30%) Billing
7 1 (0.30%) Front Office
7 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (26.51%) Developer
2 58 (17.47%) ServiceNow Developer
3 43 (12.95%) Analyst
4 25 (7.53%) Consultant
5 23 (6.93%) Network Engineer
6 20 (6.02%) Configuration Manager
7 16 (4.82%) Administrator
8 15 (4.52%) Service Manager
9 13 (3.92%) Architect
9 13 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (3.92%) ServiceNow Consultant
10 11 (3.31%) IT Analyst
10 11 (3.31%) IT Manager
10 11 (3.31%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.01%) Configuration Analyst
11 10 (3.01%) IT Support
12 9 (2.71%) Change Manager
12 9 (2.71%) IT Support Analyst
12 9 (2.71%) ITSM Developer
12 9 (2.71%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (15.06%) HTML
2 48 (14.46%) XML
3 36 (10.84%) Web Services
4 32 (9.64%) CSS
5 21 (6.33%) Ajax
6 20 (6.02%) XHTML
7 17 (5.12%) SOAP
8 15 (4.52%) AngularJS
8 15 (4.52%) REST
9 13 (3.92%) HTML5
10 12 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (3.61%) XSL
11 11 (3.31%) jQuery
11 11 (3.31%) XML Schema
12 7 (2.11%) CSS3
13 4 (1.20%) .NET
13 4 (1.20%) Node.js
14 2 (0.60%) Murex MxML
15 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
15 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.42%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.22%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.71%) Taxonomies
4 8 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.11%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.81%) Handset
6 6 (1.81%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.90%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.90%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.90%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.90%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.90%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.90%) Wiki
9 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.60%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.60%) iPhone
9 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.60%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.65%) Windows
2 25 (7.53%) Linux
3 17 (5.12%) Windows Server
4 14 (4.22%) Unix
5 13 (3.92%) CatOS
6 11 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.01%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.81%) Solaris
9 6 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.51%) CentOS
10 5 (1.51%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.90%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.60%) VME
13 1 (0.30%) Android
13 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (62.65%) ITIL
2 151 (45.48%) Configuration Management
3 122 (36.75%) Service Management
4 120 (36.14%) ITSM
5 62 (18.67%) Asset Management
6 56 (16.87%) Workflow
7 51 (15.36%) ITIL V3
8 49 (14.76%) Release Management
9 48 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (13.25%) Change Management
11 39 (11.75%) Problem Management
12 37 (11.14%) Project Management
13 27 (8.13%) Incident Management
14 24 (7.23%) Root Cause Analysis
15 22 (6.63%) Migration
16 21 (6.33%) DevOps
17 20 (6.02%) Knowledge Management
17 20 (6.02%) Service Design
18 18 (5.42%) Validation
18 18 (5.42%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 58 (17.47%) JavaScript
2 22 (6.63%) Java
2 22 (6.63%) SQL
3 13 (3.92%) C
4 12 (3.61%) Python
5 10 (3.01%) Perl
6 9 (2.71%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.51%) Ruby
8 3 (0.90%) PHP
9 2 (0.60%) C#
10 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.30%) Prolog
10 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (10.24%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.83%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.53%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (2.71%) Degree
5 8 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.81%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.20%) CCNA
7 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.90%) CCSP
8 3 (0.90%) CISSP
8 3 (0.90%) MCP
9 2 (0.60%) BICSI Certification
9 2 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.60%) JNCIA
9 2 (0.60%) JNCIS
9 2 (0.60%) LPIC
9 2 (0.60%) MCSE
9 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.75%) SLA
2 5 (1.51%) QA
3 4 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.20%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.60%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.60%) MiFID
6 1 (0.30%) COBIT
6 1 (0.30%) ISO19770
6 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.81%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.51%) NFS
5 2 (0.60%) Docker
5 2 (0.60%) Firmware
5 2 (0.60%) vSphere
6 1 (0.30%) Varnish
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
6 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (3.01%) Puppet
2 7 (2.11%) Ansible
2 7 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (2.11%) OPNET
3 5 (1.51%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.20%) SCCM
4 4 (1.20%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.60%) Netcool
5 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.30%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.30%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.30%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.30%) Nagios
6 1 (0.30%) SCOM
6 1 (0.30%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.30%) WSUS
6 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 118 (35.54%) ServiceNow
2 56 (16.87%) BMC
3 45 (13.55%) Remedy
4 36 (10.84%) HP
5 33 (9.94%) Cisco
5 33 (9.94%) VMware
6 32 (9.64%) Microsoft
7 20 (6.02%) CheckPoint
8 19 (5.72%) CA
8 19 (5.72%) SolarWinds
9 16 (4.82%) Oracle
10 12 (3.61%) Citrix
11 10 (3.01%) Intel Security
11 10 (3.01%) Symantec
12 9 (2.71%) ArcSight
12 9 (2.71%) Splunk
13 8 (2.41%) Palo Alto
14 7 (2.11%) BT
14 7 (2.11%) Riverbed
14 7 (2.11%) Siemens
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £210.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £420 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago