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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 43 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing SCCM 23 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.09% 0.82% 2.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.38% 27.27% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
Median daily rate £400 £313 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £250 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
- -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £21.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 - £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 - £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £14.40 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+16.31% -17.71%
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
65 22 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.72% 3.02% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 28
Median daily rate £500 £313 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +48.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 - £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 - £26.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 11 (31.43%) Windows 10
5 9 (25.71%) DNS
5 9 (25.71%) Citrix
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 7 (20.00%) VMware
6 7 (20.00%) SCOM
7 6 (17.14%) Skype for Business
7 6 (17.14%) Skype
7 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
7 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
8 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 5 (14.29%) Linux
8 5 (14.29%) Office 365
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
9 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (11.43%) XenApp
9 4 (11.43%) LPIC
9 4 (11.43%) XMPP
9 4 (11.43%) E-Discovery
9 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications
9 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
9 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
9 4 (11.43%) H.323

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 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
1 6 (17.14%) Skype for Business
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) Skype
3 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 4 (11.43%) H.323
3 4 (11.43%) LDAP
3 4 (11.43%) SSL
3 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.71%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) NAS
5 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Administrator
2 4 (11.43%) Lync Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Desktop Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Office 365 Manager
4 2 (5.71%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Writer
4 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
1 4 (11.43%) Replication
2 3 (8.57%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Informatics
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Windows 10
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.29%) Linux
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.71%) Android
7 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) E-Discovery
1 4 (11.43%) Migration
2 3 (8.57%) Line Management
2 3 (8.57%) Presales
2 3 (8.57%) Software Distribution
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) Programme Governance
3 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.86%) Application Discovery
4 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.86%) Security Hardening
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) LPIC
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Firmware
3 4 (11.43%) XenApp
4 2 (5.71%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCOM
2 4 (11.43%) Backup Exec
2 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Citrix
3 7 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (11.43%) IBM
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.57%) Altiris
5 3 (8.57%) HP
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 2 (5.71%) Google
6 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) Lotus
7 1 (2.86%) Nortel
7 1 (2.86%) Sophos