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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 69 62 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing SCCM 57 69 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.20% 2.62% 1.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.35% 29.36% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 15
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£300 £308 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -23.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £254 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £425 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 9
Average hourly rate £55.65 £25.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.60% -47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.46 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-18.74% -26.36%
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
267 235 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.30% 8.93% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 108 60
Average daily rate £400 £311 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.72% -17.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £195 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 18
Average hourly rate £39.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.71% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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 28 January 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
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 28 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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 +24 32 £275 -31.25% 12
Newbury - 3 £375 - 4
Bracknell -4 2 £300 -29.41% 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Slough - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
SCCM
South East

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 68 (73.12%) Windows
2 54 (58.06%) Security Cleared
3 51 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 49 (52.69%) Active Directory
5 45 (48.39%) Windows 7
6 39 (41.94%) DV Cleared
7 38 (40.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (33.33%) SQL
9 30 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (31.18%) SC Cleared
11 26 (27.96%) SCOM
12 24 (25.81%) Hyper-V
12 24 (25.81%) VMware
13 19 (20.43%) Microsoft App-V
14 18 (19.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
15 17 (18.28%) Configuration Management
15 17 (18.28%) MSI
15 17 (18.28%) Citrix
16 16 (17.20%) Windows XP
17 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (15.05%) VBScript
18 14 (15.05%) VB
18 14 (15.05%) ITIL
18 14 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (13.98%) Oracle
20 10 (10.75%) AppSense
20 10 (10.75%) Migration
20 10 (10.75%) SharePoint Server
20 10 (10.75%) SQL Server

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 10 (10.75%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.30%) Lync
4 3 (3.23%) Documentum
4 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.15%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.08%) Apache
6 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) DNS
2 7 (7.53%) DHCP
3 5 (5.38%) NetScaler
4 3 (3.23%) Internet
4 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.23%) WAN
4 3 (3.23%) LAN
5 2 (2.15%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.15%) SAN
5 2 (2.15%) Firewall
6 1 (1.08%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.08%) SSL
6 1 (1.08%) ADSL
6 1 (1.08%) VoIP
6 1 (1.08%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.08%) IDOL
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (18.28%) MSI
2 9 (9.68%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (5.38%) Retail
2 2 (2.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (15.05%) Support Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) Applications Packager
3 12 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (8.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) DBA
6 5 (5.38%) SQL DBA
6 5 (5.38%) Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) IT Support
7 4 (4.30%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.23%) SCCM Engineer
9 2 (2.15%) IT Technician
9 2 (2.15%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.15%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.15%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) Application Packaging
2 5 (5.38%) XML
3 2 (2.15%) DCOM
4 1 (1.08%) LINQ
4 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) PKI
2 6 (6.45%) Replication
3 4 (4.30%) Clustering
4 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) Handset
5 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 68 (73.12%) Windows
2 45 (48.39%) Windows 7
3 38 (40.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (17.20%) Windows XP
6 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.15%) VMS
9 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.28%) Configuration Management
2 14 (15.05%) ITIL
3 10 (10.75%) Migration
4 8 (8.60%) Network Management
5 6 (6.45%) Performance Management
6 3 (3.23%) Service Management
6 3 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.15%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.15%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (2.15%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.15%) Project Management
7 2 (2.15%) Network Planning
7 2 (2.15%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.08%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.08%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.08%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.08%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.08%) Time Management
8 1 (1.08%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.33%) SQL
2 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
3 14 (15.05%) VBScript
3 14 (15.05%) VB
4 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.15%) C
5 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 39 (41.94%) DV Cleared
3 29 (31.18%) SC Cleared
4 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (9.68%) MCP
5 9 (9.68%) MCSE
6 6 (6.45%) MCTS
7 2 (2.15%) Degree
7 2 (2.15%) MCITP
8 1 (1.08%) CCA
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 49 (52.69%) Active Directory
2 24 (25.81%) Hyper-V
3 19 (20.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (7.53%) XenApp
5 7 (7.53%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.08%) vSphere
7 1 (1.08%) XenServer
7 1 (1.08%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 26 (27.96%) SCOM
2 18 (19.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (10.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.30%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.23%) SCDPM
5 3 (3.23%) XenMobile
6 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.15%) WMI
7 1 (1.08%) SCSM
7 1 (1.08%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 51 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.81%) VMware
3 17 (18.28%) Citrix
4 13 (13.98%) Oracle
5 10 (10.75%) AppSense
6 9 (9.68%) Borland
7 8 (8.60%) Lumension
8 6 (6.45%) Cisco
8 6 (6.45%) Dell
9 4 (4.30%) McAfee
9 4 (4.30%) Wyse
10 3 (3.23%) EMC
10 3 (3.23%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.08%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.08%) Sophos
11 1 (1.08%) Remedy
11 1 (1.08%) CA
11 1 (1.08%) Lotus
11 1 (1.08%) HP
11 1 (1.08%) Apple
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