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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 37 69 44
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -25
Contract jobs citing SCCM 51 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.00% 1.22% 3.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 41.80% 12.90% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 8
Median daily rate £435 £225 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £220 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £420 £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -64.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -12.59%
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
122 93 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.96% 9.44% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 33
Median daily rate £425 £525 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +81.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £700 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.19 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.59% -52.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -17.61%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +21 36 £433 -
Chester +6 8 £435 +93.33%
Macclesfield - 1 - -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 60 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 56 (84.85%) Microsoft
3 53 (80.30%) Windows
4 41 (62.12%) SCOM
4 41 (62.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (59.09%) Windows Server
6 38 (57.58%) PowerShell
7 33 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 30 (45.45%) Test Automation
8 30 (45.45%) Software Engineering
9 29 (43.94%) Migration
10 26 (39.39%) SharePoint
11 25 (37.88%) MS Exchange
12 24 (36.36%) Citrix
12 24 (36.36%) VMware
12 24 (36.36%) SC Cleared
12 24 (36.36%) Skype for Business
13 23 (34.85%) Skype
14 22 (33.33%) Data Migration
15 20 (30.30%) Windows 10
16 17 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (25.76%) MS Office
17 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
17 16 (24.24%) SharePoint 2013
18 15 (22.73%) Hyper-V
18 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
18 15 (22.73%) Office 365
19 13 (19.70%) ITIL
20 11 (16.67%) DNS
20 11 (16.67%) Local Government

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 26 (39.39%) SharePoint
2 25 (37.88%) MS Exchange
3 24 (36.36%) Skype for Business
4 16 (24.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (6.06%) IIS
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (25.76%) MS Office
2 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (22.73%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) IaaS
2 3 (4.55%) PaaS
2 3 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.85%) Skype
2 11 (16.67%) DNS
3 9 (13.64%) DHCP
4 6 (9.09%) SAN
5 4 (6.06%) WAN
6 3 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (4.55%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.03%) LAN
7 2 (3.03%) PCoIP
7 2 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (3.03%) Softphone
7 2 (3.03%) VoIP
8 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (6.06%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.52%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (16.67%) Local Government
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Architect
2 8 (12.12%) Designer
3 7 (10.61%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.55%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Senior Architect
6 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 6 (9.09%) PKI
2 6 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.55%) PMI
4 1 (1.52%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 53 (80.30%) Windows
2 41 (62.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (59.09%) Windows Server
4 20 (30.30%) Windows 10
5 6 (9.09%) Linux
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.55%) Mac OS
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) Software Engineering
1 30 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 29 (43.94%) Migration
3 22 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 13 (19.70%) ITIL
5 8 (12.12%) Identity Management
6 5 (7.58%) Application Packaging
6 5 (7.58%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 4 (6.06%) Records Management
7 4 (6.06%) Storage Virtualisation
8 3 (4.55%) Coaching
8 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.55%) Service Management
8 3 (4.55%) Software Deployment
9 2 (3.03%) High Availability
9 2 (3.03%) Information Security
9 2 (3.03%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.15%) SQL
3 2 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.12%) MCITP
3 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (10.61%) MCSA
5 4 (6.06%) MCP
6 3 (4.55%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 10 (15.15%) vSphere
5 5 (7.58%) XenApp
6 3 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (62.12%) SCOM
2 4 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.06%) Puppet
2 4 (6.06%) SCOrch
3 3 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (4.55%) OpenView
3 3 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.52%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (84.85%) Microsoft
2 24 (36.36%) Citrix
2 24 (36.36%) VMware
3 6 (9.09%) Cisco
4 4 (6.06%) HP
5 3 (4.55%) Apple
5 3 (4.55%) Avaya
6 2 (3.03%) AppSense
6 2 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (1.52%) BMC
7 1 (1.52%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.52%) Remedy