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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 27 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing SCCM 19 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.79% 2.32% 2.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 59.38% 44.44% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 4
Average daily rate
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£403 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £300 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.41 £23.20 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-29.26% +3.11%
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
32 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.06% 5.22% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 12
Average daily rate £425 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £149 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £300 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 March 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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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 0 7 £438 +45.83%
SCCM
East of England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 46 (88.46%) Windows
2 44 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 42 (80.77%) E-Commerce
4 40 (76.92%) SCOM
5 38 (73.08%) Microsoft
6 37 (71.15%) IIS
7 27 (51.92%) DNS
7 27 (51.92%) DHCP
8 25 (48.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (46.15%) FTP
10 23 (44.23%) Web Services
10 23 (44.23%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (38.46%) .NET
11 20 (38.46%) Akamai
12 19 (36.54%) MS Excel
13 12 (23.08%) ITIL
14 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
14 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
15 8 (15.38%) DevOps
16 7 (13.46%) NHS
17 5 (9.62%) Retail
17 5 (9.62%) Migration
18 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
18 4 (7.69%) Statistics
18 4 (7.69%) SLA
18 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
18 4 (7.69%) Project Management
18 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
18 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
18 4 (7.69%) Publishing

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 37 (71.15%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (36.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (48.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (44.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (51.92%) DHCP
1 27 (51.92%) DNS
2 24 (46.15%) FTP
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) VPN
3 1 (1.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.62%) Retail
2 4 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (69.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (28.85%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (28.85%) Web Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.92%) Build Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) SCCM Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) SCCM Administrator
7 1 (1.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) Web Services
2 20 (38.46%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) NHS
2 4 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 46 (88.46%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) E-Commerce
2 12 (23.08%) ITIL
3 8 (15.38%) DevOps
4 5 (9.62%) Migration
5 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.69%) Project Management
5 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.92%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.92%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.85%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (76.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 20 (38.46%) Akamai
3 1 (1.92%) CommVault
3 1 (1.92%) Wyse
3 1 (1.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco