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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 36 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing SCCM 15 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.04% 3.02% 1.94%
As % of the Systems Management category 34.88% 36.67% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£310 £419 £234
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.97% +79.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £8.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £20.13 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.01%
SCCM
Cambridgeshire

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
43 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.72% 8.24% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 23
Average daily rate £400 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £21.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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
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 29 August 2014, 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 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (62.96%) Windows
3 12 (44.44%) DNS
4 11 (40.74%) DHCP
5 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
6 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 8 (29.63%) Windows 8
7 8 (29.63%) SCOM
7 8 (29.63%) VMware
8 7 (25.93%) MS Office
8 7 (25.93%) Citrix
9 6 (22.22%) SAN
9 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (18.52%) Application Packaging
10 5 (18.52%) VBScript
10 5 (18.52%) EMC
11 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (14.81%) MSI
11 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
11 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
12 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
12 3 (11.11%) vSphere
12 3 (11.11%) SCVMM
12 3 (11.11%) CentOS
12 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (11.11%) XenApp

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) DNS
2 11 (40.74%) DHCP
3 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 6 (22.22%) SAN
4 3 (11.11%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) SMS
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 3 (11.11%) IPv6
4 3 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.70%) LDAP
5 1 (3.70%) 3G
5 1 (3.70%) X.500
5 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MSI
2 3 (11.11%) InstallShield
2 3 (11.11%) AdminStudio
3 2 (7.41%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Applications Packager
3 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Server Support
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Support
4 2 (7.41%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Network Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Server Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Network Support Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Server Support Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) PKI
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
3 8 (29.63%) Windows 8
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 3 (11.11%) CentOS
6 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
7 2 (7.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL
1 3 (11.11%) ERP
1 3 (11.11%) Migration
1 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
1 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (7.41%) Budget Control
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Architecture
2 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.70%) Validation
3 1 (3.70%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) VBScript
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.11%) C
3 3 (11.11%) Perl
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) OCP
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (11.11%) RHCE
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) MCTS
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSD
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) CCA
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (11.11%) XenApp
3 3 (11.11%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) SCOM
2 3 (11.11%) SCVMM
2 3 (11.11%) SCOrch
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (7.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) EMC
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.11%) AppSense
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (3.70%) Dell