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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 48 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing SCCM 10 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.56% 1.29% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.18% 15.91% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£303 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-32.63% +35.71%
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
55 44 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.59% 8.09% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 9
Average daily rate £400 £270 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015, 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 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows 7
3 12 (41.38%) HP
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (31.03%) DNS
5 9 (31.03%) DHCP
5 9 (31.03%) ITIL
6 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) NetBackup
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) MS Office
7 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
8 6 (20.69%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
9 5 (17.24%) Migration
9 5 (17.24%) VB
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco
10 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
10 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
10 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
10 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
11 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
11 3 (10.34%) XenApp
11 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
11 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) DHCP
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) VoIP
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (27.59%) Server Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Senior Server Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Server Support
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) NHS
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.90%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows 7
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) Fedora
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) CentOS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Service Management
3 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.90%) System Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) VB
2 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) XenApp
4 2 (6.90%) Terminal Server
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.90%) WMI
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
2 2 (6.90%) Sysprep
2 2 (6.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.45%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) HP
1 12 (41.38%) VMware
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) CommVault
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) Sophos
6 1 (3.45%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) CA
6 1 (3.45%) MobileIron