The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 64 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing SCCM 27 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.97% 1.51% 2.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.49% 14.40% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £280 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -13.04%
SCCM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Systems Management Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
146 125 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.64% 10.47% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 46 54
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 22 £375 -6.25%
Marlow - 4 - -
SCCM
South East

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
4 20 (43.48%) MS Excel
5 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
6 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
6 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (34.78%) Finance
7 15 (32.61%) Migration
7 15 (32.61%) VMware
8 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
9 13 (28.26%) Financial Institution
9 13 (28.26%) Banking
9 13 (28.26%) ITIL
10 12 (26.09%) SCOM
11 11 (23.91%) DV Cleared
11 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
12 10 (21.74%) vSphere
13 9 (19.57%) MS Project
13 9 (19.57%) DNS
14 8 (17.39%) HP
14 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
14 8 (17.39%) WSUS
15 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
15 7 (15.22%) Logistics
15 7 (15.22%) ATM
15 7 (15.22%) SharePoint

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.57%) MS Project
3 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) DNS
2 7 (15.22%) ATM
3 4 (8.70%) DHCP
3 4 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.17%) SSL
5 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 13 (28.26%) Banking
2 13 (28.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.04%) Consultant
2 6 (13.04%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (8.70%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) IT Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.17%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) X-Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) HP Storage
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Device Driver
3 3 (6.52%) EMC VNXe
3 3 (6.52%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) PDA
5 1 (2.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.17%) UNIX
6 1 (2.17%) HPUX
6 1 (2.17%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Migration
2 13 (28.26%) ITIL
3 7 (15.22%) Logistics
4 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.87%) Release Management
5 5 (10.87%) V-Model
5 5 (10.87%) Process Improvement
6 4 (8.70%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.35%) Open Source
8 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Change Management
9 1 (2.17%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.17%) Software Distribution
9 1 (2.17%) People Management
9 1 (2.17%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) VBScript
3 1 (2.17%) VB
3 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.70%) MCSE
5 3 (6.52%) MCP
6 1 (2.17%) MCSA
6 1 (2.17%) CCSP
6 1 (2.17%) CCNA
6 1 (2.17%) ISEB
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.74%) vSphere
3 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (10.87%) UAG
6 2 (4.35%) Squid
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.17%) XenApp
7 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) SCOM
2 8 (17.39%) WSUS
3 7 (15.22%) SCOrch
4 4 (8.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (8.70%) SCVMM
5 3 (6.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
6 2 (4.35%) OVSD
6 2 (4.35%) OpenView
6 2 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (2.17%) HP SIM
7 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (2.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (32.61%) VMware
3 8 (17.39%) HP
4 5 (10.87%) EMC
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix
5 4 (8.70%) Symantec
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) Veeam
6 2 (4.35%) F5
6 2 (4.35%) Lumension
6 2 (4.35%) Remedy
6 2 (4.35%) McAfee
6 2 (4.35%) Adobe
7 1 (2.17%) Juniper
7 1 (2.17%) BMC
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.17%) Rackspace