The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 55 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing SCCM 18 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.15% 2.09% 2.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 36.00% 39.02% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
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£310 £278 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.71% -8.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £173 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £436 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £8.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.58% -80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.13 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -3.01%
SCCM
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Systems Management Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
50 41 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.98% 5.37% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 28
Average daily rate £390 £285 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £188 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.57%
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 Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the Cambridgeshire region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Cambridgeshire region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 15 £310 -25.97% 1
SCCM
East of England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (62.50%) Windows
3 17 (42.50%) VMware
4 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 13 (32.50%) DNS
5 13 (32.50%) SCOM
5 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
6 12 (30.00%) DHCP
7 11 (27.50%) Citrix
8 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 9 (22.50%) LAN
9 9 (22.50%) WAN
9 9 (22.50%) Migration
9 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (20.00%) vSphere
10 8 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 8 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (17.50%) MS Office
11 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (15.00%) MCSE
12 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (15.00%) SAN
13 5 (12.50%) InstallShield
13 5 (12.50%) AdminStudio
13 5 (12.50%) SMS

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (12.50%) JOnAS
4 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.50%) Apache
6 1 (2.50%) Lync
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) DNS
2 12 (30.00%) DHCP
3 9 (22.50%) LAN
3 9 (22.50%) WAN
4 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.00%) SAN
5 5 (12.50%) Firewall
5 5 (12.50%) VLAN
5 5 (12.50%) SMS
6 3 (7.50%) IPv6
6 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.50%) 3G
7 1 (2.50%) X.500
7 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) InstallShield
1 5 (12.50%) AdminStudio
2 4 (10.00%) MSI
3 2 (5.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Applications Packager
3 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Project Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Server Support
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Support Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support
6 2 (5.00%) Network Support Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) PKI
1 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
3 8 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Vista
6 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.50%) CentOS
7 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.50%) Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
8 2 (5.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Migration
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (7.50%) ERP
3 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.00%) Budget Control
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) Validation
5 1 (2.50%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.50%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
1 5 (12.50%) VBScript
2 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.50%) C
3 3 (7.50%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.00%) MCSE
3 5 (12.50%) MCITP
4 3 (7.50%) OCP
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (7.50%) RHCE
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.50%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) CCA
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.00%) vSphere
3 5 (12.50%) UAG
3 5 (12.50%) XenApp
4 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.50%) XenServer
6 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) SCOM
2 4 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (7.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (7.50%) SCVMM
3 3 (7.50%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) VMware
2 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (27.50%) Citrix
4 5 (12.50%) EMC
4 5 (12.50%) AppSense
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle
5 3 (7.50%) SAP
6 2 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) NetApp
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) HP