The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 92 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Contract jobs citing SCCM 27 44 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.16% 1.80% 1.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.47% 20.47% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 30
Median daily rate £456 £417 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +7.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £253 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £30.39 £17.50 £16.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.65% +4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.08 £16.70 £15.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £18.30 £18.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +4.22%
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
258 215 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.09% 8.79% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 112 101
Median daily rate £450 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +13.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £238 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Median hourly rate £21.33 £20.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.60 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £26.70 £19.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+70.73% +7.89%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -10 16 £463 +10.91% 3
Slough 0 2 £400 -3.03%
Maidenhead -4 1 £270 -17.55% 2
Bracknell -10 1 £475 -
SCCM
South East

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 47 (87.04%) Windows
2 42 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 30 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 19 (35.19%) Windows Server
5 17 (31.48%) Windows 7
6 16 (29.63%) DNS
7 15 (27.78%) MS Office
8 14 (25.93%) Citrix
8 14 (25.93%) Office 365
9 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
10 11 (20.37%) ITIL
11 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
11 10 (18.52%) DHCP
11 10 (18.52%) WSUS
12 9 (16.67%) DV Cleared
12 9 (16.67%) Windows 10
13 8 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (14.81%) VMware
14 7 (12.96%) SQL
14 7 (12.96%) MCTS
14 7 (12.96%) MCITP
14 7 (12.96%) Customer Engagement
14 7 (12.96%) Degree
14 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
14 7 (12.96%) BitLocker
15 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
15 6 (11.11%) Problem Management

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Office
2 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.93%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) DNS
2 10 (18.52%) DHCP
3 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.41%) Firewall
5 3 (5.56%) Internet
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (3.70%) Skype
6 2 (3.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MSI
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) German Language
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Consultant
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Applications Packager
4 7 (12.96%) Desktop Support
4 7 (12.96%) Field Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Office 365 Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared Application Packager
7 4 (7.41%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) IT Support
7 4 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) SCCM Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) DCOM
2 3 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) BYOD
3 3 (5.56%) PKI
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 47 (87.04%) Windows
2 19 (35.19%) Windows Server
3 17 (31.48%) Windows 7
4 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.41%) Linux
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.85%) AIX
8 1 (1.85%) Unix
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 6 (11.11%) Service Management
4 5 (9.26%) Application Packaging
4 5 (9.26%) Migration
4 5 (9.26%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (3.70%) Line Management
6 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (3.70%) Presales
6 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (3.70%) Workflow
7 1 (1.85%) Application Discovery
7 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) VBScript
3 3 (5.56%) C#
3 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (12.96%) Degree
4 7 (12.96%) MCITP
4 7 (12.96%) MCTS
5 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) MCP
6 1 (1.85%) MOS
System Software
1 30 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (12.96%) BitLocker
4 6 (11.11%) Terminal Server
5 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (7.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) WSUS
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (9.26%) SCOM
4 4 (7.41%) WMI
5 2 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.85%) Ansible
6 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.85%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.93%) Citrix
3 8 (14.81%) VMware
4 4 (7.41%) Remedy
5 3 (5.56%) Symantec
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco
6 2 (3.70%) F5
6 2 (3.70%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) Lumension
7 1 (1.85%) AppSense
7 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.85%) EMC
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.85%) Veritas