The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 71 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Contract jobs citing SCCM 8 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.80% 2.88% 3.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.09% 23.08% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £248 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.31% -19.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-28.73% +24.28%
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
88 104 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.79% 12.48% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 32
Average daily rate £525 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £251 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £437 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 3
Average hourly rate £20.19 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Warrington - 1 - - 2
Wilmslow - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 2
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Citrix
4 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 7 (38.89%) XenApp
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 6 (33.33%) VBScript
6 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (27.78%) AppSense
7 5 (27.78%) MSI
7 5 (27.78%) MS Office
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL
8 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 4 (22.22%) Application Packaging
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Migration
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
10 2 (11.11%) Sun
10 2 (11.11%) VoIP
10 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 2 (11.11%) ODBC

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) VoIP
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MSI
2 2 (11.11%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Applications Packager
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Engagement Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Application Packaging
2 2 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (5.56%) iSeries
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) BYOD
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Information Management
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) VBScript
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) VB
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCDST
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) CCA
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
1 7 (38.89%) XenApp
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) MOM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) AppSense
5 2 (11.11%) Sun
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Adobe
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco