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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 50 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing SCCM 16 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.10% 1.21% 2.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.33% 16.95% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 9
Median daily rate £300 £400 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £264 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £453 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -13.92%
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
48 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.30% 7.14% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 31
Median daily rate £325 £411 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.97% +24.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £303 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Median hourly rate £8.50 £24.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.94% +86.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
3 19 (59.38%) Citrix
4 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
5 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
5 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
5 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
6 10 (31.25%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (28.13%) Migration
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (25.00%) Windows 10
9 7 (21.88%) XenApp
9 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (21.88%) Dell
9 7 (21.88%) Sophos
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (18.75%) SCOM
11 5 (15.63%) Office 365
11 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
11 5 (15.63%) VMware
12 4 (12.50%) Legal
12 4 (12.50%) Finance
12 4 (12.50%) Service Management
12 4 (12.50%) IBM
12 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 4 (12.50%) ITIL
12 4 (12.50%) Windows Intune
12 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

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 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) SSL
3 2 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.13%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
1 4 (12.50%) Legal
2 3 (9.38%) Publishing
3 2 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) IT Support
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) iPad
2 2 (6.25%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) CMDB
3 1 (3.13%) Health Informatics
3 1 (3.13%) Informatics
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
2 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
3 8 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Migration
2 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Facilities Management
4 2 (6.25%) Line Management
4 2 (6.25%) Presales
4 2 (6.25%) Test Management
4 2 (6.25%) Ticket Management
5 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.13%) Change Control
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.13%) SDLC
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.38%) LPIC
5 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (21.88%) XenApp
4 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
5 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (9.38%) Firmware
7 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.13%) vSphere
7 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCOM
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Intune
2 4 (12.50%) WSUS
3 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
3 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.13%) SCSM
4 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (59.38%) Citrix
3 7 (21.88%) Dell
3 7 (21.88%) Sophos
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
5 4 (12.50%) IBM
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco
7 2 (6.25%) iManage
7 2 (6.25%) LANDesk
7 2 (6.25%) Mitel
8 1 (3.13%) HP
8 1 (3.13%) Lotus
8 1 (3.13%) NetApp