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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 35 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing SCCM 17 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.31% 3.77% 1.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 38.64% 45.45% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 3
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£350 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £303
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +3.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-17.07% -4.65%
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
44 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.58% 8.30% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 6 6
Average daily rate £363 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 22 August 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
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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 -6 15 £350 +16.66% 1
SCCM
East of England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (76.19%) MS Excel
3 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 15 (71.43%) SCOM
4 11 (52.38%) E-Commerce
4 11 (52.38%) ITIL
5 9 (42.86%) DNS
5 9 (42.86%) DHCP
6 8 (38.10%) FTP
6 8 (38.10%) IIS
7 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
9 4 (19.05%) VBScript
10 3 (14.29%) VB
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (14.29%) MSI
10 3 (14.29%) CA
11 2 (9.52%) Akamai
11 2 (9.52%) DevOps
11 2 (9.52%) Publishing
11 2 (9.52%) Migration
11 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (9.52%) Project Management
11 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
11 2 (9.52%) .NET
11 2 (9.52%) Web Services
11 2 (9.52%) SLA
12 1 (4.76%) Cisco

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (38.10%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (76.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) DNS
1 9 (42.86%) DHCP
2 8 (38.10%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 2 (9.52%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Packager
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Deployment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
1 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) E-Commerce
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) DevOps
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Logistics
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) VBScript
3 3 (14.29%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) CA
3 2 (9.52%) Akamai
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) CommVault
4 1 (4.76%) Wyse
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