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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 54 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 9 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.21% 1.63% 1.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.15% 23.91% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £303
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +3.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-17.07% -4.65%
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
47 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.33% 6.81% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 20
Average daily rate £250 £320 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £196 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.25 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
3 12 (57.14%) Migration
4 8 (38.10%) HP
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (23.81%) DHCP
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) MCP
7 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
7 4 (19.05%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (14.29%) Dell
8 3 (14.29%) MCSE
8 3 (14.29%) MS Office
8 3 (14.29%) Workflow
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) MCITP
8 3 (14.29%) WMI
8 3 (14.29%) Application Packaging
8 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
8 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DHCP
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MSI
2 1 (4.76%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Migration Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Data Migration Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Packager
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.52%) Server Support
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 2 (9.52%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Firmware
2 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) Software Distribution
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) MCP
3 3 (14.29%) MCSE
3 3 (14.29%) MCITP
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.76%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) WMI
1 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (4.76%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) HP
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
Birmingham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £120 - £180 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £120 - £180 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago