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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 39 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 4 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.20% 1.88% 4.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.67% 27.27% 51.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £331 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.36 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.46 £20.06 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-17.97% -27.71%
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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
15 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.52% 6.88% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 5
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £425 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.72 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 December 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) DNS
5 6 (33.33%) DHCP
5 6 (33.33%) MS Office
5 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 5 (27.78%) SAN
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix
7 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
8 3 (16.67%) LAN
8 3 (16.67%) WAN
8 3 (16.67%) VBScript
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
9 2 (11.11%) IPv6
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
9 2 (11.11%) MSI
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) DHCP
3 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) SAN
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) IPv6
5 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.56%) LDAP
6 1 (5.56%) X.500
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MSI
2 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
2 1 (5.56%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Applications Packager
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Server Support
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
2 1 (5.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
2 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) VBScript
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCTS
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSD
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
1 2 (11.11%) SCVMM
1 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (11.11%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) McAfee
4 1 (5.56%) Clearswift
4 1 (5.56%) Computacenter