The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 58 65 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing SCCM 14 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.81% 0.74% 1.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.56% 12.77% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
Median daily rate £350 £400 £216
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +84.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £400 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £460 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £10.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -12.59%
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
43 47 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.57% 5.79% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 20
Median daily rate £350 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £573 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £10.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +137.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -17.61%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (61.29%) Windows
3 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
3 17 (54.84%) Citrix
4 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
5 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
5 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
6 8 (25.81%) Migration
6 8 (25.81%) XenApp
6 8 (25.81%) Windows 10
6 8 (25.81%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
7 7 (22.58%) SCOM
7 7 (22.58%) VMware
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (19.35%) Dell
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (19.35%) XenDesktop
9 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (16.13%) Office 365
9 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (16.13%) Sophos
9 5 (16.13%) IBM
9 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 4 (12.90%) Firewall
10 4 (12.90%) NetBackup
10 4 (12.90%) Backup Exec
10 4 (12.90%) DNS
10 4 (12.90%) SSL
10 4 (12.90%) MS Excel

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) InstallShield
2 2 (6.45%) MSI
3 1 (3.23%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (9.68%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (9.68%) Administrator
2 3 (9.68%) Consultant
2 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
3 2 (6.45%) Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (6.45%) IT Support
3 2 (6.45%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) CMDB
2 1 (3.23%) Health Informatics
2 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Informatics
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
3 8 (25.81%) Windows 10
4 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.13%) Linux
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Line Management
3 3 (9.68%) Presales
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Test Management
5 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.23%) SDLC
5 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.90%) LPIC
5 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) XenApp
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (19.35%) XenDesktop
4 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (12.90%) Firmware
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.23%) vSphere
6 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCOM
2 4 (12.90%) Backup Exec
2 4 (12.90%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Intune
2 4 (12.90%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) Citrix
3 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Dell
5 5 (16.13%) IBM
5 5 (16.13%) Sophos
6 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Google
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Lotus
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp