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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 82 68 105
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +37
Contract jobs citing SCCM 38 61 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.54% 2.41% 1.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.90% 23.19% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 24
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£363 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £154 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £390 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £29.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £20.13 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.01%
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
159 263 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.46% 10.37% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 93 98
Average daily rate £400 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £155 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £432 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 9
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.50 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +14 26 £375 +114.28% 2
Maidenhead -9 3 £338 +12.50% 1
Newbury - - - -
Slough - - - - 2
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
SCCM
South East

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 67 (71.28%) Windows
2 43 (45.74%) Active Directory
3 41 (43.62%) Microsoft
4 31 (32.98%) SCOM
5 30 (31.91%) Windows 7
6 26 (27.66%) Security Cleared
6 26 (27.66%) DNS
7 25 (26.60%) SQL Server
8 22 (23.40%) PowerShell
9 21 (22.34%) SQL
9 21 (22.34%) MS Exchange
10 20 (21.28%) Migration
11 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
11 19 (20.21%) SC Cleared
12 18 (19.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 17 (18.09%) Citrix
13 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (18.09%) Windows 8
14 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (17.02%) VMware
15 15 (15.96%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
16 14 (14.89%) MS Office
17 13 (13.83%) VBScript
17 13 (13.83%) DHCP
18 12 (12.77%) WMI
18 12 (12.77%) Hyper-V
18 12 (12.77%) DV Cleared
19 11 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
19 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2005

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (22.34%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.64%) IIS
3 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.32%) Lync
6 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.06%) Apache
8 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.89%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Office 365
2 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.66%) DNS
2 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
3 13 (13.83%) DHCP
4 10 (10.64%) Internet
5 8 (8.51%) Firewall
6 4 (4.26%) DMZ
6 4 (4.26%) SAN
7 3 (3.19%) VPN
7 3 (3.19%) LAN
7 3 (3.19%) VoIP
7 3 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.19%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.06%) SSL
8 1 (1.06%) Wireless
8 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.38%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MSI
1 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (5.32%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Publishing
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (19.15%) SCCM Engineer
2 14 (14.89%) Consultant
3 11 (11.70%) Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Field Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) SCCM Consultant
7 6 (6.38%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) SQL DBA
8 5 (5.32%) Rollout Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Configuration Manager
8 5 (5.32%) DBA
9 4 (4.26%) Systems Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Tester
10 3 (3.19%) Architect
10 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Tester
10 3 (3.19%) Configuration Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.70%) DCOM
2 5 (5.32%) XML
2 5 (5.32%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.06%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) PKI
2 8 (8.51%) Clustering
3 4 (4.26%) Replication
4 3 (3.19%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.19%) CMDB
5 2 (2.13%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.06%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 67 (71.28%) Windows
2 30 (31.91%) Windows 7
3 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (18.09%) Windows 8
4 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (15.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (11.70%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.28%) Migration
2 10 (10.64%) ITIL
3 8 (8.51%) Configuration Management
4 7 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (5.32%) ITSM
6 4 (4.26%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.19%) Project Management
7 3 (3.19%) ERP
7 3 (3.19%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.19%) Regression Testing
7 3 (3.19%) Test Scripting
7 3 (3.19%) High Availability
7 3 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.19%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.19%) Software Distribution
8 2 (2.13%) Change Control
8 2 (2.13%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.13%) Change Management
8 2 (2.13%) Network Planning
9 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) PowerShell
2 21 (22.34%) SQL
3 13 (13.83%) VBScript
4 11 (11.70%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 19 (20.21%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.77%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.32%) MCTS
6 3 (3.19%) MCSA
7 2 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.06%) PMP
8 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.06%) CCA
8 1 (1.06%) MCITP
8 1 (1.06%) Degree
8 1 (1.06%) CCEE
8 1 (1.06%) CCAA
8 1 (1.06%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.19%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (45.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (12.77%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (7.45%) XenDesktop
6 6 (6.38%) XenApp
7 4 (4.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (3.19%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.13%) XenServer
9 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (32.98%) SCOM
2 12 (12.77%) WMI
3 3 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.19%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.13%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.06%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (43.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.09%) Citrix
3 16 (17.02%) VMware
4 8 (8.51%) Cisco
5 7 (7.45%) HP
6 6 (6.38%) McAfee
7 5 (5.32%) Symantec
8 4 (4.26%) AppSense
8 4 (4.26%) Remedy
9 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.13%) Lumension
10 2 (2.13%) Altiris
10 2 (2.13%) NetIQ
10 2 (2.13%) CA
11 1 (1.06%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.06%) Apple
11 1 (1.06%) Sophos
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle
11 1 (1.06%) Dell
11 1 (1.06%) Fortinet
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