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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 34 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 14 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.84% 1.56% 1.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.43% 22.58% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 4
Median daily rate £325 £348 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £208 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £576 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £35.00 £17.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.63 £16.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -1.31%

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
46 62 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.33% 6.90% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 33
Median daily rate £375 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £270 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Median hourly rate £18.75 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £35.00 £19.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.88 £128.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +21 6 £350 -30.00%
Chester 0 5 £200 -18.36%
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (60.00%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) Office 365
3 10 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 9 (30.00%) Citrix
5 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 7 (23.33%) Finance
6 7 (23.33%) WSUS
6 7 (23.33%) Intel Security
7 6 (20.00%) Migration
7 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (20.00%) Banking
7 6 (20.00%) Software Deployment
8 5 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (16.67%) XenDesktop
8 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) VMware
9 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
9 4 (13.33%) XenApp
9 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
9 4 (13.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 4 (13.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
9 4 (13.33%) Application Discovery
10 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS

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 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) NAS
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
1 2 (6.67%) Skype
1 2 (6.67%) SSL
1 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) Softphone
2 1 (3.33%) Symposium
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MSI
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Log4j
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Operations Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Digital Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (3.33%) REST
1 1 (3.33%) SOAP
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) WSDL
1 1 (3.33%) XML
1 1 (3.33%) XSL
1 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) BYOD
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.67%) Android
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.33%) Unix
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Migration
1 6 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Application Discovery
3 4 (13.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (13.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) SFIA
6 1 (3.33%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) VB
2 2 (6.67%) VB6
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (13.33%) XenApp
4 2 (6.67%) BitLocker
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.67%) VMware GSX
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) WSUS
2 5 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (6.67%) MOM
4 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.67%) SCOM
4 2 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (6.67%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Citrix
3 7 (23.33%) Intel Security
4 4 (13.33%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Apple
6 2 (6.67%) AppSense
6 2 (6.67%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.67%) Symantec