The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 57 90 65
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -25
Contract jobs citing SCCM 65 38 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.54% 1.54% 2.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.38% 22.49% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 23 25
Average daily rate
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£417 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.03% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £288 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Average hourly rate £18.30 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.57% -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.73 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.46 £13.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -12.50%
SCCM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
278 169 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.87% 6.84% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 70 104
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £259 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £494 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £22.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -5.19%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the Berkshire region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Berkshire region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Reading +2 37 £475 +26.66% 6
Bracknell - 8 - - 1
Slough - 6 £130 -
Newbury - 4 £413 -
Maidenhead +4 2 £350 +3.70%
SCCM
South East

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 104 (91.23%) Windows
2 68 (59.65%) Microsoft
3 66 (57.89%) Windows 7
4 59 (51.75%) Security Cleared
5 49 (42.98%) Active Directory
6 45 (39.47%) DV Cleared
7 42 (36.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 40 (35.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (29.82%) Citrix
10 28 (24.56%) C#
10 28 (24.56%) .NET
11 25 (21.93%) VMware
12 24 (21.05%) MS Exchange
13 20 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2010
13 20 (17.54%) SCOM
14 17 (14.91%) SQL
15 16 (14.04%) MS Excel
15 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (13.16%) Firewall
16 15 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (13.16%) DNS
16 15 (13.16%) PowerShell
17 14 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (12.28%) Hyper-V
17 14 (12.28%) Lync
17 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (12.28%) MS Office
18 13 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2007
19 12 (10.53%) SC Cleared
19 12 (10.53%) Office 365

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 24 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 20 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (12.28%) Lync
4 13 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (7.89%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.28%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) SAP CCM
1 3 (2.63%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.16%) DNS
1 15 (13.16%) Firewall
2 12 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.77%) LAN
3 10 (8.77%) WAN
3 10 (8.77%) SAN
4 9 (7.89%) DHCP
5 6 (5.26%) VLAN
6 4 (3.51%) VPN
7 3 (2.63%) SNMP
7 3 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (2.63%) Skype
8 2 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.75%) HTTP
8 2 (1.75%) VoIP
9 1 (0.88%) IPv4
9 1 (0.88%) IPv6
9 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MSI
2 2 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 4 (3.51%) Finance
1 4 (3.51%) Retail
2 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.88%) Local Government
3 1 (0.88%) Publishing
3 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (25.44%) Applications Packager
2 16 (14.04%) Analyst
3 15 (13.16%) Support Engineer
4 9 (7.89%) Desktop Support
4 9 (7.89%) Consultant
5 8 (7.02%) Support Analyst
5 8 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Team Leader
8 5 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Build Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Desktop Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 3 (2.63%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.56%) .NET
2 3 (2.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.02%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.63%) Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) PKI
5 2 (1.75%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.75%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.88%) Online Games
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 104 (91.23%) Windows
2 66 (57.89%) Windows 7
3 40 (35.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (8.77%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.39%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (4.39%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.51%) Linux
9 2 (1.75%) Android
10 1 (0.88%) Solaris
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (5.26%) Migration
2 5 (4.39%) Validation
2 5 (4.39%) ITIL
2 5 (4.39%) Service Management
3 4 (3.51%) ITSM
3 4 (3.51%) Change Control
3 4 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (2.63%) Software Deployment
4 3 (2.63%) Software Delivery
4 3 (2.63%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 3 (2.63%) Server Building
4 3 (2.63%) Change Management
4 3 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (2.63%) ERP
4 3 (2.63%) Performance Management
4 3 (2.63%) Business Continuity
4 3 (2.63%) Incident Management
5 2 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (1.75%) Configuration Management
5 2 (1.75%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.56%) C#
2 17 (14.91%) SQL
3 15 (13.16%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.14%) VBScript
5 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (51.75%) Security Cleared
2 45 (39.47%) DV Cleared
3 15 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.89%) MCSE
6 8 (7.02%) MCTS
7 7 (6.14%) MCITP
8 5 (4.39%) MCSA
9 4 (3.51%) Degree
10 3 (2.63%) MOS
11 2 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) SLA
1 5 (4.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (42.98%) Active Directory
2 42 (36.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.28%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.77%) vSphere
5 9 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (7.02%) XenDesktop
7 7 (6.14%) XenApp
8 3 (2.63%) Samba
8 3 (2.63%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.75%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.75%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.88%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (17.54%) SCOM
2 8 (7.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (6.14%) WSUS
4 6 (5.26%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.63%) Nagios
5 3 (2.63%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.63%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (2.63%) SCDPM
5 3 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.88%) SCSM
7 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 68 (59.65%) Microsoft
2 34 (29.82%) Citrix
3 25 (21.93%) VMware
4 12 (10.53%) HP
5 11 (9.65%) Cisco
6 10 (8.77%) AppSense
7 9 (7.89%) Remedy
8 8 (7.02%) McAfee
8 8 (7.02%) Symantec
9 6 (5.26%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.39%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.51%) Dell
11 4 (3.51%) EMC
11 4 (3.51%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.51%) ProCurve
11 4 (3.51%) Brocade
11 4 (3.51%) MobileIron
12 3 (2.63%) Lumension
12 3 (2.63%) SAP
12 3 (2.63%) JD Edwards
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