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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 41 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.01% 0.53% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.27% 7.14% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £160 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+181.25% -57.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.98% -26.36%
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
41 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.87% 7.37% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 8
Average daily rate £400 £296 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -5.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) HP
2 17 (48.57%) Windows 7
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (34.29%) Migration
4 11 (31.43%) VMware
5 10 (28.57%) ITIL
5 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.71%) DHCP
6 9 (25.71%) DNS
6 9 (25.71%) NetBackup
7 8 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
8 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
9 6 (17.14%) SQL
10 5 (14.29%) VB
10 5 (14.29%) MS Office
10 5 (14.29%) Dell
10 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
10 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
11 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (11.43%) Cisco
11 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
12 3 (8.57%) Device Driver
12 3 (8.57%) VoIP
12 3 (8.57%) SAN
12 3 (8.57%) WMI

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Lync
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) DHCP
1 9 (25.71%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) VoIP
2 3 (8.57%) SAN
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Senior Server Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (22.86%) Server Support
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.57%) Device Driver
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows 7
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.86%) Fedora
7 1 (2.86%) Linux
7 1 (2.86%) CentOS
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Migration
2 10 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.71%) System Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) VB
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) MCP
4 2 (5.71%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.86%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.57%) WMI
2 3 (8.57%) Sysprep
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.86%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) HP
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.29%) Dell
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) CA
6 1 (2.86%) CommVault
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) LANDesk