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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 50 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SCCM 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.42% 1.18% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.26% 30.77% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +63.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £425 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £288 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.82% -8.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £10.95 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £19.02
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -15.87%
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 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.09% 3.83% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 16
Average daily rate £375 £320 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £10.95 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.53%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 6 (28.57%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
7 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (19.05%) VB
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) MCP
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (19.05%) XenApp
7 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (19.05%) Patch Management
8 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (14.29%) Veeam
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 3 (14.29%) MS Office
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 3 (14.29%) DNS

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (9.52%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) Lync
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) Intranet
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Server Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 3 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) NHS
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
1 4 (19.05%) Patch Management
2 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) VB
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) MCP
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) MCTS
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (19.05%) XenApp
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) WSUS
1 2 (9.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (4.76%) Spiceworks
5 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.76%) CommVault
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Sophos
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco