The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 63 53 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing SCCM 5 2 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% 0.33% 3.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.36% 12.50% 54.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 21
Average daily rate
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£275 £345 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.28% +31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £345 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £345 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.38 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.42% +3.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Systems Management Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
44 16 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.78% 2.61% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 33
Average daily rate £400 £335 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +27.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £130 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the Bristol region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Bristol region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) SCOM
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) MCP
4 2 (20.00%) Sophos
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) ARCserve
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) MCSE
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Sophos
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco