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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 40 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing SCCM 19 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.79% 1.30% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 43.18% 14.81% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £250 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £20.06 £23.88
% change year-on-year
-16.65% -15.97%
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
44 54 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.46% 8.75% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 11
Average daily rate £450 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £196 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £23.20 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+2.90% +5.45%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) HP
3 15 (48.39%) Windows 7
4 11 (35.48%) Migration
4 11 (35.48%) VMware
5 10 (32.26%) DHCP
5 10 (32.26%) DNS
5 10 (32.26%) ITIL
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
6 9 (29.03%) DV Cleared
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (29.03%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (29.03%) NetBackup
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 6 (19.35%) SQL
9 5 (16.13%) MS Office
9 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
9 5 (16.13%) Dell
9 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
10 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
10 4 (12.90%) Cisco
10 4 (12.90%) VB
10 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (9.68%) Device Driver
11 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
11 3 (9.68%) VoIP
11 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
11 3 (9.68%) WMI

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) DHCP
1 10 (32.26%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Server Support
1 9 (29.03%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (29.03%) Server Engineer
1 9 (29.03%) Senior Server Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support
4 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Device Driver
1 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
1 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows 7
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.23%) Fedora
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Migration
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.45%) System Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.90%) VB
3 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) DV Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) MCSA
4 2 (6.45%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.23%) Postfix
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.68%) WMI
2 3 (9.68%) Sysprep
3 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) HP
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) Dell
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) CA
6 1 (3.23%) CommVault
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) LANDesk