The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 36 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 5 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.51% 5.21% 2.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.32% 58.82% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 4
Average daily rate £200 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.63% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.61 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.10% -25.66%
SCCM
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
19 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.74% 8.85% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 10
Average daily rate £306 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £174 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £463 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.27% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+62.79% +2.38%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the Bedfordshire region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Bedfordshire region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -10 3 £213 -51.42% 1
Bedford - 1 - -
SCCM
East of England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SCCM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCCM.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Avaya
6 2 (20.00%) MCSA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) Local Government
6 2 (20.00%) MCITP
6 2 (20.00%) SCOM
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SCCM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCCM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) ATM
3 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Specialist
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) VMS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) HP