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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 37 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 3 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.80% 4.44% 3.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.08% 44.68% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 1
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£375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £305
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.45 £17.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -16.04%
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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
13 47 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.47% 9.94% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 40 4
Average daily rate £350 £363 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +21.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £315 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Local Government
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
4 2 (28.57%) WSUS
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
5 1 (14.29%) Wyse
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) CommVault
5 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
5 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) ATM
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) VMS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) Wyse