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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 86 75 94
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing SCCM 42 55 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.57% 2.12% 1.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.00% 25.94% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 14
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £276 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 9
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.41 £19.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-15.84% -29.09%
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
247 212 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.25% 8.16% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 102 69
Average daily rate £400 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
Average hourly rate £22.17 £27.00 £21.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.90% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £16.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +27 20 £275 -28.57% 1
Bracknell -10 3 £325 -23.58% 2
Slough -14 2 £425 +41.66%
Thatcham - - - -
Newbury - - - -
SCCM
South East

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 45 (56.96%) Active Directory
3 37 (46.84%) Microsoft
4 33 (41.77%) Windows 7
5 32 (40.51%) Security Cleared
6 28 (35.44%) SCOM
7 25 (31.65%) DV Cleared
8 24 (30.38%) SQL
9 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (26.58%) SC Cleared
11 19 (24.05%) PowerShell
12 18 (22.78%) Citrix
13 16 (20.25%) DNS
14 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
15 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (17.72%) VMware
15 14 (17.72%) Hyper-V
16 13 (16.46%) VBScript
16 13 (16.46%) Windows XP
17 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
17 12 (15.19%) Microsoft App-V
18 10 (12.66%) PKI
18 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
19 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
19 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
19 9 (11.39%) ITIL
19 9 (11.39%) Internet
19 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
19 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
19 9 (11.39%) MSI

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.13%) IIS
3 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.06%) Lync
4 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.27%) Apache
5 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) DNS
2 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.39%) Internet
3 6 (7.59%) DHCP
4 4 (5.06%) NetScaler
4 4 (5.06%) Firewall
5 2 (2.53%) LAN
5 2 (2.53%) WAN
5 2 (2.53%) SAN
6 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.27%) VoIP
6 1 (1.27%) ADSL
6 1 (1.27%) SSL
6 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.27%) IDOL
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MSI
2 3 (3.80%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (6.33%) Retail
2 4 (5.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Electronics
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (15.19%) SCCM Engineer
2 11 (13.92%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Field Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) SQL DBA
5 5 (6.33%) Rollout Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) DBA
5 5 (6.33%) Architect
6 4 (5.06%) IT Support
6 4 (5.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.06%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Applications Packager
7 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.53%) Desktop Support
8 2 (2.53%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) DCOM
2 6 (7.59%) Application Packaging
3 5 (6.33%) XML
4 1 (1.27%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.27%) LINQ
4 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) PKI
2 6 (7.59%) Replication
3 5 (6.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.27%) Handset
5 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 33 (41.77%) Windows 7
3 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (16.46%) Windows XP
6 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.53%) VMS
9 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.39%) ITIL
1 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
2 8 (10.13%) Migration
3 6 (7.59%) Performance Management
4 3 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (3.80%) Network Management
5 2 (2.53%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.53%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (2.53%) Project Management
5 2 (2.53%) Service Management
5 2 (2.53%) Network Planning
5 2 (2.53%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.27%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.27%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.27%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.27%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.27%) Time Management
6 1 (1.27%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.27%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) SQL
2 19 (24.05%) PowerShell
3 13 (16.46%) VBScript
4 8 (10.13%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.86%) VB
6 2 (2.53%) C
7 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (40.51%) Security Cleared
2 25 (31.65%) DV Cleared
3 21 (26.58%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.33%) MCTS
6 4 (5.06%) MCP
6 4 (5.06%) MCSE
7 2 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.27%) Degree
8 1 (1.27%) MCITP
8 1 (1.27%) PMP
8 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.27%) CCA
8 1 (1.27%) MCSA
8 1 (1.27%) CCEE
8 1 (1.27%) CCAA
8 1 (1.27%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 45 (56.96%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.72%) Hyper-V
3 12 (15.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.86%) XenApp
5 6 (7.59%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.53%) XenServer
7 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (35.44%) SCOM
2 8 (10.13%) WMI
3 6 (7.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (6.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (5.06%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.80%) XenMobile
6 3 (3.80%) SCDPM
6 3 (3.80%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.53%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.27%) SCSM
8 1 (1.27%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 37 (46.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.78%) Citrix
3 14 (17.72%) VMware
4 7 (8.86%) AppSense
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle
5 6 (7.59%) Cisco
6 5 (6.33%) Lumension
7 4 (5.06%) McAfee
7 4 (5.06%) Dell
8 3 (3.80%) Borland
8 3 (3.80%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.53%) CA
9 2 (2.53%) Symantec
10 1 (1.27%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.27%) Altiris
10 1 (1.27%) Wyse
10 1 (1.27%) Remedy
10 1 (1.27%) NetIQ
10 1 (1.27%) Sophos
10 1 (1.27%) HP