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 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 23 26 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Contract jobs citing SCCM 32 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.77% 3.25% 1.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 55.17% 90.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £17.12
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +16.85%
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
58 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.26% 3.61% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 1 12
Average daily rate £350 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £330 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £312
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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 October 2014.

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 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 24 £350 -
SCCM
East of England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
2 32 (86.49%) Active Directory
2 32 (86.49%) SCOM
3 28 (75.68%) Windows
4 25 (67.57%) E-Commerce
5 24 (64.86%) MS Excel
6 21 (56.76%) IIS
7 20 (54.05%) ITIL
7 20 (54.05%) DNS
7 20 (54.05%) DHCP
8 15 (40.54%) FTP
9 11 (29.73%) Web Services
9 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
11 9 (24.32%) Akamai
11 9 (24.32%) .NET
12 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
13 6 (16.22%) DevOps
13 6 (16.22%) VBScript
13 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
13 6 (16.22%) Publishing
14 4 (10.81%) SLA
15 3 (8.11%) Cisco
15 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
15 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
15 3 (8.11%) VPN
15 3 (8.11%) VB
15 3 (8.11%) MSI
15 3 (8.11%) Project Management

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 21 (56.76%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (64.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) DNS
1 20 (54.05%) DHCP
2 15 (40.54%) FTP
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) VPN
3 3 (8.11%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MSI
General
1 6 (16.22%) Publishing
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
2 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (8.11%) Consultant
2 3 (8.11%) SCCM Consultant
2 3 (8.11%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (2.70%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Administrator
4 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.70%) Applications Packager
4 1 (2.70%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Build Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) Web Services
2 9 (24.32%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Thin Client
1 3 (8.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) E-Commerce
2 20 (54.05%) ITIL
3 6 (16.22%) DevOps
3 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Logistics
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 6 (16.22%) VBScript
3 3 (8.11%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (86.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
2 3 (8.11%) vSphere
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (86.49%) SCOM
2 3 (8.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Akamai
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) CA
3 3 (8.11%) CommVault
3 3 (8.11%) Wyse