The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Berkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 80 46 99
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +53
Contract jobs citing SCCM 39 88 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.60% 3.62% 1.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.93% 31.43% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 19
Average daily rate
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£369 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.54% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £30.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.73% -32.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.50 £20.03
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +2.34%
Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
163 280 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.67% 11.50% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 105 97
Average daily rate £375 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 11
Average hourly rate £15.93 £30.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +95.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £24.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +17.14%
SCCM
South East

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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
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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
Reading -8 26 £375 +25.00% 7
Maidenhead -6 2 £324 -0.38%
Bracknell -17 2 £350 +16.66% 3
Newbury -1 1 - - 1
Slough - - - - 3
Wokingham - - - - 2
SCCM
South East

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 77 (79.38%) Windows
2 45 (46.39%) Active Directory
3 39 (40.21%) Microsoft
4 34 (35.05%) Windows 7
5 29 (29.90%) SCOM
6 27 (27.84%) DNS
7 26 (26.80%) Security Cleared
8 23 (23.71%) PowerShell
9 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (21.65%) MS Exchange
11 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
11 20 (20.62%) Citrix
11 20 (20.62%) VMware
12 18 (18.56%) SQL
12 18 (18.56%) MS Excel
12 18 (18.56%) SC Cleared
12 18 (18.56%) Windows 8
13 17 (17.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (17.53%) Migration
13 17 (17.53%) Microsoft App-V
14 15 (15.46%) TCP/IP
15 14 (14.43%) ITIL
15 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (13.40%) VBScript
16 13 (13.40%) MS Office
16 13 (13.40%) DHCP
17 12 (12.37%) Internet
17 12 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (11.34%) Hyper-V
18 11 (11.34%) WMI

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (21.65%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.28%) IIS
3 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.09%) Lync
5 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.06%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (18.56%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.40%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.28%) Office 365
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.84%) DNS
2 15 (15.46%) TCP/IP
3 13 (13.40%) DHCP
4 12 (12.37%) Internet
5 7 (7.22%) Firewall
6 6 (6.19%) LAN
7 5 (5.15%) SAN
7 5 (5.15%) VoIP
7 5 (5.15%) VPN
8 4 (4.12%) DMZ
9 3 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.06%) VLAN
10 2 (2.06%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.06%) WAN
11 1 (1.03%) Wireless
11 1 (1.03%) MPLS
11 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.15%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MSI
2 1 (1.03%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.03%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (4.12%) Publishing
2 3 (3.09%) Retail
2 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.09%) Finance
3 1 (1.03%) Local Government
3 1 (1.03%) Legal
3 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (17.53%) SCCM Engineer
2 14 (14.43%) Consultant
3 11 (11.34%) Analyst
3 11 (11.34%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.19%) SCCM Consultant
5 6 (6.19%) Field Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Configuration Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Systems Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Rollout Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Configuration Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Tester
8 3 (3.09%) Administrator
8 3 (3.09%) Applications Packager
8 3 (3.09%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) DCOM
2 5 (5.15%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) PKI
2 5 (5.15%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.12%) Clustering
4 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) CMDB
5 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.06%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.06%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.03%) Replication
6 1 (1.03%) iPad
6 1 (1.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 77 (79.38%) Windows
2 34 (35.05%) Windows 7
3 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (18.56%) Windows 8
5 17 (17.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.28%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.53%) Migration
2 14 (14.43%) ITIL
3 8 (8.25%) Configuration Management
4 7 (7.22%) ITSM
5 6 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.15%) ERP
6 5 (5.15%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.09%) Change Management
7 3 (3.09%) Regression Testing
7 3 (3.09%) Project Management
7 3 (3.09%) Software Distribution
7 3 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.09%) High Availability
7 3 (3.09%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.06%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.03%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.03%) Service Management
9 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.03%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.03%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.71%) PowerShell
2 18 (18.56%) SQL
3 13 (13.40%) VBScript
4 10 (10.31%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (26.80%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.56%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.25%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.15%) MCSA
6 1 (1.03%) MCTS
6 1 (1.03%) PMP
6 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.03%) ISEB
6 1 (1.03%) CCEE
6 1 (1.03%) CCAA
6 1 (1.03%) CCIA
6 1 (1.03%) Degree
6 1 (1.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (46.39%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (11.34%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.15%) XenApp
6 4 (4.12%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.06%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.03%) vSphere
8 1 (1.03%) XenServer
8 1 (1.03%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 29 (29.90%) SCOM
2 11 (11.34%) WMI
3 3 (3.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.09%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.06%) WSUS
4 2 (2.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.03%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (40.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.62%) Citrix
2 20 (20.62%) VMware
3 9 (9.28%) HP
4 8 (8.25%) Symantec
4 8 (8.25%) McAfee
5 7 (7.22%) Cisco
6 6 (6.19%) AppSense
7 5 (5.15%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.15%) Remedy
8 3 (3.09%) Apple
9 2 (2.06%) Fujitsu
9 2 (2.06%) NetIQ
9 2 (2.06%) CA
9 2 (2.06%) Lotus
9 2 (2.06%) Altiris
10 1 (1.03%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.03%) Dell
10 1 (1.03%) Oracle
10 1 (1.03%) Lumension
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