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 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 36 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing SCCM 9 1 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.45% 0.30% 4.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 39.13% 6.67% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £254
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £314 £311
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.36 £8.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.70% -80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.04% -10.00%
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
23 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.25% 4.44% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 4
Average daily rate £331 £270 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.68% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.36 £8.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.70% -80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +18.97%

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 30 October 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 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (68.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) DNS
4 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (36.00%) DHCP
6 8 (32.00%) Windows 8
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 7 (28.00%) MS Office
8 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (24.00%) SAN
8 6 (24.00%) SCOM
9 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (20.00%) Citrix
10 4 (16.00%) EMC
10 4 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (16.00%) Application Packaging
11 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
11 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (12.00%) SCOrch
11 3 (12.00%) SCVMM
11 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
11 3 (12.00%) PKI
11 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
11 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
11 3 (12.00%) LAN

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) DNS
2 9 (36.00%) DHCP
3 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (24.00%) SAN
4 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) WAN
4 3 (12.00%) IPv6
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) LDAP
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MSI
2 1 (4.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Server Support
4 3 (12.00%) Support Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Network Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Server Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Server Support Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) EDI
2 1 (4.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (12.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (32.00%) Windows 8
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
6 3 (12.00%) Linux
7 2 (8.00%) CentOS
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.00%) UNIX
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) Migration
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL
1 2 (8.00%) ERP
1 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
1 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Architecture
2 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) VBScript
2 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) OCP
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (8.00%) RHCE
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCTS
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSD
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCOM
2 3 (12.00%) SCOrch
2 3 (12.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (8.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) EMC
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) SAP
7 1 (4.00%) Computacenter
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Clearswift
7 1 (4.00%) McAfee