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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 29 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 16 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.09% 2.30% 1.94%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.12% 30.77% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate £400 £250 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -29.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £184 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £465 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £298
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.03 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+9.18% -18.84%
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
59 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.09% 7.47% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 15
Average daily rate £463 £288 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.86% -25.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 28 April 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) SLA
3 9 (56.25%) Apple
3 9 (56.25%) Apple iOS
4 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 8 (50.00%) MS Office
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Vista
5 7 (43.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (43.75%) Mac OS
5 7 (43.75%) Software Deployment
6 6 (37.50%) Information Security
7 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) SAN
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
9 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
9 3 (18.75%) SCOM
9 3 (18.75%) SCVMM
9 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
10 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
10 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 2 (12.50%) HP
10 2 (12.50%) DHCP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) Skype
4 1 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Desktop Support
2 7 (43.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Health Informatics
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Informatics
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Apple iOS
3 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 7 (43.75%) Mac OS
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Deployment
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) MOF
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.25%) Server Building
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) VCP5
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) SCVMM
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Cobbler
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Apple
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.25%) Computacenter
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Lotus