The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Birmingham region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 57 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing SCCM 6 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.85% 1.46% 1.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.18% 25.71% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.95 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-24.39% +2.50%
Systems Management Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
33 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.67% 5.69% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 26
Average daily rate £315 £308 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
SCCM
West Midlands

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
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 30 July 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 8 (42.11%) Migration
4 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (21.05%) DHCP
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (21.05%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) SCVMM
8 3 (15.79%) MCTS
8 3 (15.79%) MCITP
8 3 (15.79%) Workflow
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) MCSE
8 3 (15.79%) MS Office
8 3 (15.79%) MCP
8 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (10.53%) Software Distribution
9 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DHCP
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
1 1 (5.26%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Data Migration Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Migration Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Packager
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) IT Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) DCOM
1 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Firmware
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Workflow
4 2 (10.53%) Software Distribution
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) MCTS
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) MCP
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCVMM
2 2 (10.53%) WMI
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix