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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 44 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCCM 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% - 2.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.57% - 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.81 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -24.73%
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
28 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.51% 4.15% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 17
Average daily rate £525 £413 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £304 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £46.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) FCoE
3 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) C

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) FCoE
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCA
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco