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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 36 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing SCCM 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.09% 1.15% 1.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.77% 27.78% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£288 £135 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.96% -55.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £315
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.75 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £18.36 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.36% +4.91%
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
13 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.55% 4.13% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 14
Average daily rate £288 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £139 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £430 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £26.13 £25.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% +45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 May 2015. 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
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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 +2 2 £288 +112.96%
SCCM
East of England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 8 (42.11%) SCOM
5 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
6 7 (36.84%) IIS
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL
8 5 (26.32%) DHCP
8 5 (26.32%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) Akamai
9 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (21.05%) .NET
9 4 (21.05%) NHS
9 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
9 4 (21.05%) Statistics
10 3 (15.79%) Migration
10 3 (15.79%) FTP
11 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
11 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
11 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
11 2 (10.53%) WSUS
11 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
11 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
11 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (10.53%) DevOps

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (36.84%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DHCP
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Games
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Web Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
1 4 (21.05%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (5.26%) MCITP
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Akamai
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Wyse
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) CommVault
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) SAP