The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 42 44 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing SCCM 22 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.92% 2.04% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.48% 20.97% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
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£400 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.20% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +1.92%
SCCM
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Systems Management Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
62 62 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.23% 9.72% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 49 12
Average daily rate £288 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.20 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +20.51%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the Birmingham region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Birmingham region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows 7
3 13 (43.33%) HP
4 12 (40.00%) Migration
5 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) ITIL
6 8 (26.67%) VMware
6 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (23.33%) DNS
7 7 (23.33%) DHCP
8 6 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (20.00%) SQL
8 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (20.00%) NetBackup
9 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
9 5 (16.67%) WMI
9 5 (16.67%) Dell
9 5 (16.67%) MS Office
9 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 4 (13.33%) Cisco
10 4 (13.33%) VB
10 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
11 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
11 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (10.00%) Sysprep
11 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DHCP
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) VoIP
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Server Support
2 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Server Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) IT Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.67%) DCOM
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Fedora
5 1 (3.33%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Migration
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Software Distribution
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) VB
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) MCP
5 2 (6.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Firmware
3 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (16.67%) WMI
3 3 (10.00%) Sysprep
4 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) HP
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) VMware
4 5 (16.67%) Dell
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) CA
6 1 (3.33%) CommVault
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy
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