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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 471 464 419
Rank change year-on-year -7 -45  
Contract jobs citing CMDB 145 182 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 1.01% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 128 119
Median daily rate £450 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £616 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £378
% change year-on-year -3.22% +2.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 11
Median hourly rate £50.50 £27.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.03% +71.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £24.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.90 £31.30 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.50 £27.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year +87.03% +71.21%  

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 15523 17976 17815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.12% 33.34% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10081 11797 11169
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 589 658
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +20 133 £450 -10.00% 28
London +13 76 £500 - 13
South East +9 30 £398 -21.28% 6
Hampshire +19 15 £400 -23.80% 2
West Midlands +33 12 £480 -12.72%
Basingstoke - 11 £300 - 1
North West +26 7 £355 -45.38% 1
Shropshire - 7 £539 -
Scotland +19 6 £375 +67.41%
Manchester +15 6 £353 -45.76% 1
Telford - 6 £539 -
Birmingham +14 5 £278 -49.54%
West Sussex - 5 £375 -
City of London -4 4 £290 -37.29% 2
Oxfordshire -7 4 £463 +270.00%
Edinburgh +15 3 £375 -
Surrey +6 3 £190 -69.15% 2
Oxford -1 3 £450 -
Crawley - 3 £353 -
Woking - 3 £190 -
Yorkshire +26 2 £273 -7.23% 2
South West +14 2 - - 1
Berkshire -2 2 £403 +0.75% 1
East of England -17 2 £395 -12.22% 4
Cardiff - 2 - - 1
Aberdeen - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 - - 1
Cheshire +22 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire +22 1 £430 -7.02% 2

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 165 (54.46%) ITIL
2 118 (38.94%) Configuration Management
3 108 (35.64%) ServiceNow
4 106 (34.98%) Service Management
5 102 (33.66%) ITSM
6 77 (25.41%) Finance
7 59 (19.47%) Asset Management
8 57 (18.81%) HTML
9 51 (16.83%) SLA
10 47 (15.51%) JavaScript
10 47 (15.51%) Release Management
11 44 (14.52%) Windows
12 43 (14.19%) Active Directory
12 43 (14.19%) BMC
13 40 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (13.20%) Workflow
14 39 (12.87%) Java
14 39 (12.87%) ITIL V3
15 37 (12.21%) Data Centre
16 35 (11.55%) Remedy
17 34 (11.22%) XML
17 34 (11.22%) Problem Management
18 33 (10.89%) Project Management
19 32 (10.56%) SQL
19 32 (10.56%) CSS
20 31 (10.23%) Change Management
20 31 (10.23%) Security Cleared
21 30 (9.90%) Remedy ITSM
21 30 (9.90%) Microsoft
22 28 (9.24%) Web Services

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 13 (4.29%) CMS
2 8 (2.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.66%) Confluence
3 2 (0.66%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.33%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (4.29%) MS Visio
2 11 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 30 (9.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (3.30%) Remedy AR System
3 6 (1.98%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.66%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (0.66%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (4.62%) IaaS
1 14 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.64%) PaaS
3 2 (0.66%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.28%) MPLS
2 14 (4.62%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.29%) LAN
4 12 (3.96%) WAN
5 10 (3.30%) DNS
6 9 (2.97%) DHCP
7 8 (2.64%) VPN
8 6 (1.98%) BGP
8 6 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (1.98%) LDAP
8 6 (1.98%) OSPF
8 6 (1.98%) Wireless
9 5 (1.65%) Firewall
9 5 (1.65%) Multicast
10 4 (1.32%) MVNO
10 4 (1.32%) SSL
11 3 (0.99%) SMTP
12 2 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.66%) HTTP
12 2 (0.66%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.97%) MySQL
2 7 (2.31%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.65%) MariaDB
3 5 (1.65%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.66%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.33%) Big Data
6 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.33%) MS Access
6 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.31%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.99%) JIRA
4 2 (0.66%) Ant
4 2 (0.66%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.66%) Subversion
5 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.33%) Maven
5 1 (0.33%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 77 (25.41%) Finance
2 25 (8.25%) Banking
2 25 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
4 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
4 3 (0.99%) Retail
5 2 (0.66%) Electronics
5 2 (0.66%) German Language
5 2 (0.66%) Marketing
6 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.33%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Billing
6 1 (0.33%) French Language
6 1 (0.33%) Front Office
6 1 (0.33%) Law
6 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.33%) Publishing
6 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 72 (23.76%) Developer
2 54 (17.82%) ServiceNow Developer
3 51 (16.83%) Analyst
4 35 (11.55%) Consultant
5 25 (8.25%) Architect
6 24 (7.92%) Administrator
7 20 (6.60%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 19 (6.27%) Support Analyst
9 16 (5.28%) Service Manager
10 11 (3.63%) Desktop Support
10 11 (3.63%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.63%) Service Architect
11 10 (3.30%) IT Manager
12 9 (2.97%) IT Analyst
12 9 (2.97%) Network Engineer
13 8 (2.64%) Asset Management Analyst
13 8 (2.64%) Desktop Analyst
13 8 (2.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 8 (2.64%) IT Services Manager
13 8 (2.64%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (18.81%) HTML
2 34 (11.22%) XML
3 32 (10.56%) CSS
4 28 (9.24%) Web Services
5 14 (4.62%) HTML5
6 10 (3.30%) Ajax
6 10 (3.30%) jQuery
7 9 (2.97%) CSS3
8 8 (2.64%) REST
8 8 (2.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (2.31%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.31%) SOAP
9 7 (2.31%) XHTML
10 6 (1.98%) .NET
11 3 (0.99%) Node.js
12 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.66%) Murex MxML
13 1 (0.33%) LAMP
13 1 (0.33%) SAML
13 1 (0.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.21%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (4.62%) Management Information System
2 14 (4.62%) User Experience
3 12 (3.96%) Fat Client
3 12 (3.96%) Thin Client
4 9 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.31%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.99%) Handset
8 3 (0.99%) iPhone
8 3 (0.99%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.99%) Wiki
9 2 (0.66%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.66%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.66%) PKI
9 2 (0.66%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.66%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.52%) Windows
2 24 (7.92%) Linux
3 19 (6.27%) Unix
4 17 (5.61%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.30%) Solaris
6 9 (2.97%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.98%) CatOS
9 5 (1.65%) CentOS
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (54.46%) ITIL
2 118 (38.94%) Configuration Management
3 106 (34.98%) Service Management
4 102 (33.66%) ITSM
5 59 (19.47%) Asset Management
6 47 (15.51%) Release Management
7 40 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (13.20%) Workflow
8 39 (12.87%) ITIL V3
9 34 (11.22%) Problem Management
10 33 (10.89%) Project Management
11 31 (10.23%) Change Management
12 28 (9.24%) Root Cause Analysis
13 25 (8.25%) Incident Management
14 22 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (6.93%) Migration
15 21 (6.93%) PRINCE2
15 21 (6.93%) Service Delivery
16 19 (6.27%) Business Analysis
17 18 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.51%) JavaScript
2 39 (12.87%) Java
3 32 (10.56%) SQL
4 14 (4.62%) C
5 12 (3.96%) Python
6 9 (2.97%) Perl
7 7 (2.31%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.98%) Ruby
9 3 (0.99%) C#
9 3 (0.99%) PHP
10 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.33%) VB
11 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.60%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.29%) Degree
4 12 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.65%) BICSI Certification
7 5 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.65%) CCNA
7 5 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.65%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.65%) JNCIA
7 5 (1.65%) JNCIS
7 5 (1.65%) LPIC
7 5 (1.65%) MCSE
7 5 (1.65%) RHCE
8 4 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.32%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.66%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (16.83%) SLA
2 10 (3.30%) QA
3 8 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (1.65%) PMO
5 3 (0.99%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.66%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.66%) MiFID
7 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 43 (14.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.65%) Firmware
3 5 (1.65%) NFS
4 2 (0.66%) vSphere
5 1 (0.33%) Docker
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.33%) XenApp
5 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (3.30%) Netcool
2 9 (2.97%) Puppet
3 8 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.31%) Ansible
5 6 (1.98%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.98%) SCCM
6 4 (1.32%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.66%) NetApp OnCommand
8 1 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.33%) Control-M
8 1 (0.33%) DameWare
8 1 (0.33%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.33%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.33%) SCOM
8 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 108 (35.64%) ServiceNow
2 43 (14.19%) BMC
3 35 (11.55%) Remedy
4 30 (9.90%) Microsoft
5 26 (8.58%) Cisco
6 21 (6.93%) HP
7 19 (6.27%) VMware
8 15 (4.95%) Oracle
9 10 (3.30%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.64%) Juniper
11 7 (2.31%) AppDynamics
11 7 (2.31%) Riverbed
12 6 (1.98%) Citrix
12 6 (1.98%) NetApp
12 6 (1.98%) SAP
13 5 (1.65%) Avaya
13 5 (1.65%) BT
13 5 (1.65%) CA
13 5 (1.65%) Dell
13 5 (1.65%) Siemens
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