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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 49 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing SCCM 10 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.34% 1.57% 1.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.33% 23.08% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £115 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £315 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.45 £17.25 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-16.23% -14.28%
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
30 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.03% 6.79% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 39
Average daily rate £335 £210 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -34.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -0.45%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (31.25%) MCP
7 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
8 4 (25.00%) Citrix
8 4 (25.00%) MCSE
8 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (25.00%) Veeam
9 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
9 3 (18.75%) Migration
9 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
9 3 (18.75%) MCTS
9 3 (18.75%) SCOM
9 3 (18.75%) MCSA
10 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 2 (12.50%) ITIL
10 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (6.25%) Spiceworks
11 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
11 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (6.25%) Logistics

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Logistics
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
1 1 (6.25%) VB
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) MCP
3 4 (25.00%) MCSE
4 3 (18.75%) MCSA
4 3 (18.75%) MCTS
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Veeam
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Spiceworks
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco