The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 49 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 7 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.39% 3.00% 2.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.69% 29.17% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -17.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -24.39%
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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 Cambridge region.

Systems Management Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
91 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.06% 10.28% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 25 16
Average daily rate £400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 £12.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -65.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -10.84%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
4 7 (43.75%) VLAN
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (31.25%) Migration
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (25.00%) SCOM
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
8 3 (18.75%) Clustering
8 3 (18.75%) MCSE
8 3 (18.75%) CCA
8 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (12.50%) Information Security
9 2 (12.50%) MCITP
9 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
9 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (12.50%) HP
9 2 (12.50%) DHCP
9 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
9 2 (12.50%) DNS
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco
9 2 (12.50%) Linux

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) VLAN
2 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 2 (12.50%) FCoE
2 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Packager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Server Building
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
2 3 (18.75%) CCA
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Symantec
3 2 (12.50%) Websense
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) LANDesk