The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 41 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing SCCM 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.11% 1.52% 1.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 50.00% 13.64% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £135 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Systems Management Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
10 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.21% 11.11% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 4
Average daily rate £140 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.92% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
SCCM
East of England

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 2 - -
Luton -17 1 £135 -57.14%
SCCM
East of England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) SCOM
3 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 4 (30.77%) FTP
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) IIS
4 4 (30.77%) SLA
5 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) McAfee
6 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (15.38%) iPhone
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
6 2 (15.38%) LANDesk
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (7.69%) XenMobile
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (30.77%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) FTP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 2 (15.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) XenMobile
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee
3 2 (15.38%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint