The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 65 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing SCCM 7 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.94% 1.42% 1.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.58% 18.99% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Median daily rate £500 £450 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +73.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £162 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -14.70%
SCCM
North West

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

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
48 79 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.44% 7.47% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 33
Median daily rate £430 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.71% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £293 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £551 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.32 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+31.31% +9.34%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +14 2 £500 +85.18%
Knutsford - 1 £225 -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 53 (91.38%) Active Directory
2 49 (84.48%) Windows
2 49 (84.48%) Microsoft
3 39 (67.24%) SCOM
4 38 (65.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (65.52%) Windows Server
5 37 (63.79%) PowerShell
6 33 (56.90%) Security Cleared
7 31 (53.45%) Software Engineering
8 30 (51.72%) Test Automation
9 26 (44.83%) SC Cleared
9 26 (44.83%) Migration
10 23 (39.66%) SharePoint
10 23 (39.66%) MS Exchange
10 23 (39.66%) Skype for Business
10 23 (39.66%) Skype
11 22 (37.93%) Data Migration
12 20 (34.48%) Windows 10
13 16 (27.59%) VMware
13 16 (27.59%) SharePoint 2013
14 15 (25.86%) Citrix
15 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (22.41%) Office 365
16 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
17 12 (20.69%) MS Office
18 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
18 9 (15.52%) vSphere
18 9 (15.52%) Amazon RDS
19 8 (13.79%) XenApp
19 8 (13.79%) Identity Management

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (39.66%) MS Exchange
1 23 (39.66%) SharePoint
1 23 (39.66%) Skype for Business
2 16 (27.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 12 (20.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Office 365
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) IaaS
3 3 (5.17%) PaaS
3 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (39.66%) Skype
2 4 (6.90%) DHCP
2 4 (6.90%) DNS
3 3 (5.17%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (5.17%) SAN
3 3 (5.17%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.45%) PCoIP
4 2 (3.45%) Softphone
5 1 (1.72%) LAN
5 1 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (6.90%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.72%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (8.62%) Local Government
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Architect
2 10 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (13.79%) Designer
4 6 (10.34%) Senior Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Desktop Specialist
8 2 (3.45%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) SCCM Specialist
8 2 (3.45%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Architect
8 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Specialist
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
1 6 (10.34%) Fat Client
1 6 (10.34%) Thin Client
2 5 (8.62%) PKI
3 3 (5.17%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (84.48%) Windows
2 38 (65.52%) Windows Server
2 38 (65.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (34.48%) Windows 10
4 6 (10.34%) Linux
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Software Engineering
2 30 (51.72%) Test Automation
3 26 (44.83%) Migration
4 22 (37.93%) Data Migration
5 8 (13.79%) Identity Management
6 6 (10.34%) TOGAF
7 5 (8.62%) Application Packaging
7 5 (8.62%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 5 (8.62%) ITIL
8 4 (6.90%) Application Discovery
8 4 (6.90%) Records Management
8 4 (6.90%) Storage Virtualisation
9 2 (3.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 2 (3.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 2 (3.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 1 (1.72%) Information Security
10 1 (1.72%) Server Virtualisation
10 1 (1.72%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.07%) SQL
3 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (56.90%) Security Cleared
2 26 (44.83%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.45%) MCITP
3 2 (3.45%) MCSA
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (91.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.52%) vSphere
4 8 (13.79%) XenApp
5 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 39 (67.24%) SCOM
2 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.90%) Puppet
2 4 (6.90%) SCOrch
3 3 (5.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.72%) SCSM
5 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 49 (84.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.59%) VMware
3 15 (25.86%) Citrix
4 4 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (3.45%) AppSense
5 2 (3.45%) Avaya
5 2 (3.45%) NetApp
5 2 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (1.72%) Apple
6 1 (1.72%) BMC
6 1 (1.72%) Remedy