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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 66 86 52
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -34
Contract jobs citing SCCM 48 40 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.96% 1.64% 3.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.17% 20.94% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 34
Average daily rate
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£417 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £13.80 £27.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £17.69 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £19.02
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -15.87%
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
238 191 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.70% 7.83% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 88 105
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £206 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -53.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £9.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £19.68 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +11 27 £417 +7.61% 8
Bracknell -1 7 - - 1
Maidenhead 0 4 £320 -5.18%
Slough - 4 £288 - 1
Newbury 0 2 - -
SCCM
South East

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 125 (90.58%) Windows
2 85 (61.59%) Security Cleared
3 83 (60.14%) Windows 7
3 83 (60.14%) Microsoft
4 67 (48.55%) Active Directory
5 65 (47.10%) DV Cleared
6 56 (40.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (34.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 39 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (23.91%) VMware
10 26 (18.84%) Citrix
10 26 (18.84%) C#
10 26 (18.84%) .NET
10 26 (18.84%) SCOM
11 23 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 22 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (15.94%) SC Cleared
13 21 (15.22%) MS Exchange
13 21 (15.22%) DNS
14 20 (14.49%) MS Excel
15 19 (13.77%) Windows XP
15 19 (13.77%) SQL
16 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (13.04%) PowerShell
17 16 (11.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 16 (11.59%) TCP/IP
18 15 (10.87%) DHCP
18 15 (10.87%) VBScript
18 15 (10.87%) HP
19 14 (10.14%) MSI

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 21 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.42%) SharePoint
2 13 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.25%) Lync
4 9 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.62%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.17%) Documentum
8 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP CCM
1 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.22%) DNS
2 16 (11.59%) TCP/IP
3 15 (10.87%) DHCP
4 14 (10.14%) Firewall
5 8 (5.80%) SAN
6 7 (5.07%) LAN
6 7 (5.07%) WAN
7 6 (4.35%) VLAN
8 4 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.90%) VPN
9 3 (2.17%) SNMP
9 3 (2.17%) VoIP
9 3 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.17%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (1.45%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (10.14%) MSI
2 5 (3.62%) StarTeam
3 3 (2.17%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.45%) Subversion
4 2 (1.45%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (3.62%) Retail
2 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.45%) Finance
3 1 (0.72%) Publishing
3 1 (0.72%) Games
3 1 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (28.99%) Applications Packager
2 20 (14.49%) Support Engineer
3 11 (7.97%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (7.97%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (7.25%) Analyst
5 9 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Team Leader
6 8 (5.80%) Consultant
7 7 (5.07%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.35%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 5 (3.62%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Desktop Support
9 5 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.90%) Wintel Engineer
11 3 (2.17%) Deployment Engineer
11 3 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.84%) .NET
2 6 (4.35%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.72%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.62%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.62%) PKI
4 4 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.17%) iPhone
6 2 (1.45%) iPad
6 2 (1.45%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.45%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.45%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.72%) Online Games
7 1 (0.72%) CMDB
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 125 (90.58%) Windows
2 83 (60.14%) Windows 7
3 56 (40.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (13.77%) Windows XP
6 11 (7.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.25%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.62%) Linux
9 3 (2.17%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.45%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (9.42%) Configuration Management
2 10 (7.25%) Migration
3 9 (6.52%) ITIL
4 6 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (4.35%) Network Management
4 6 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (3.62%) Service Management
6 4 (2.90%) Change Control
6 4 (2.90%) Patch Management
7 3 (2.17%) Validation
7 3 (2.17%) Software Delivery
7 3 (2.17%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 3 (2.17%) Software Deployment
7 3 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.17%) Business Continuity
8 2 (1.45%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.45%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.45%) ITSM
8 2 (1.45%) Project Management
8 2 (1.45%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.84%) C#
2 19 (13.77%) SQL
3 18 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 15 (10.87%) VBScript
5 9 (6.52%) VB
6 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 85 (61.59%) Security Cleared
2 65 (47.10%) DV Cleared
3 22 (15.94%) SC Cleared
4 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (10.14%) MCSE
6 9 (6.52%) MCP
7 6 (4.35%) MCITP
8 5 (3.62%) Degree
8 5 (3.62%) MCTS
9 4 (2.90%) MCSA
10 1 (0.72%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.35%) SLA
2 3 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (48.55%) Active Directory
2 47 (34.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 23 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 22 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (8.70%) XenDesktop
6 11 (7.97%) XenApp
7 9 (6.52%) vSphere
8 5 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.17%) BitLocker
9 3 (2.17%) Samba
9 3 (2.17%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.45%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.45%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.45%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.72%) UAG
11 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (18.84%) SCOM
2 16 (11.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (5.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.90%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.17%) WSUS
5 3 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.17%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.45%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.72%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.72%) SCSM
7 1 (0.72%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 83 (60.14%) Microsoft
2 33 (23.91%) VMware
3 26 (18.84%) Citrix
4 15 (10.87%) HP
5 10 (7.25%) AppSense
6 7 (5.07%) McAfee
7 6 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 6 (4.35%) Lumension
7 6 (4.35%) Cisco
7 6 (4.35%) EMC
8 5 (3.62%) Borland
8 5 (3.62%) Oracle
9 4 (2.90%) Dell
9 4 (2.90%) Symantec
9 4 (2.90%) Remedy
9 4 (2.90%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.90%) ProCurve
9 4 (2.90%) Brocade
10 3 (2.17%) Wyse
10 3 (2.17%) Becrypt
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