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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 31 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 15 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.95% 1.70% 1.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.00% 29.09% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
Median daily rate £350 £269 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% -17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £249 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £319 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £290 £314
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £13.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.73 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £16.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +24.57%

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
50 55 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.84% 5.84% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 30
Median daily rate £400 £425 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £266 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Median hourly rate £17.25 £13.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% -56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.13 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.14% +35.55%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +29 8 £300 +9.09%
Chester +2 3 - -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (35.71%) Citrix
5 9 (32.14%) WSUS
5 9 (32.14%) Windows 10
6 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 8 (28.57%) Finance
7 7 (25.00%) Intel Security
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) Office 365
8 6 (21.43%) Software Deployment
9 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
9 5 (17.86%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (17.86%) Banking
9 5 (17.86%) VMware
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
10 4 (14.29%) Migration
10 4 (14.29%) HP
10 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
10 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
11 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
11 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (10.71%) SCOM
11 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
11 3 (10.71%) Cisco
11 3 (10.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
11 3 (10.71%) SharePoint

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 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) NAS
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
1 2 (7.14%) Skype
1 2 (7.14%) SSL
1 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.57%) Softphone
2 1 (3.57%) Symposium
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) VSAN
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MSI
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Log4j
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Consultant
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Mac Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Operations Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Architect
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (3.57%) REST
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
1 1 (3.57%) WSDL
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) XSL
1 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.57%) BYOD
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows 10
3 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Android
7 1 (3.57%) Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.57%) Unix
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
1 6 (21.43%) Software Deployment
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.57%) SFIA
5 1 (3.57%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) VB
2 2 (7.14%) VB6
2 2 (7.14%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) BitLocker
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) VMware GSX
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) WSUS
2 5 (17.86%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (10.71%) SCOM
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (7.14%) MOM
4 2 (7.14%) Sysprep
5 1 (3.57%) DameWare
5 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Citrix
3 7 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 5 (17.86%) VMware
5 4 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco
7 2 (7.14%) Apple
7 2 (7.14%) AppSense
7 2 (7.14%) NetApp
7 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) Veeam