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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 41 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing SCCM 16 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.52% 2.11% 1.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.65% 21.88% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 4
Median daily rate £441 £355 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.29% -8.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £24.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.43% -29.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £17.00 £14.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £34.25 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.06 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.73% -9.09%
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
49 96 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.70% 9.65% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 73 49
Median daily rate £433 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -24.32%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +2 6 £468 +289.58%
Chester +4 3 £200 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
4 7 (30.43%) Citrix
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) WSUS
4 7 (30.43%) Office 365
5 6 (26.09%) Windows 10
5 6 (26.09%) Software Deployment
5 6 (26.09%) Banking
5 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 6 (26.09%) Intel Security
5 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
6 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
6 5 (21.74%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (17.39%) XenApp
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
7 4 (17.39%) Application Discovery
8 3 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco
8 3 (13.04%) Application Packaging
8 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
8 3 (13.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 3 (13.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 2 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
9 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (8.70%) 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 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) NAS
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) Softphone
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) Symposium
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MSI
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Log4j
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) SCCM Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) WSDL
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) XSL
1 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 10
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Software Deployment
2 4 (17.39%) Application Discovery
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
3 3 (13.04%) Application Packaging
3 3 (13.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (13.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) VB
2 2 (8.70%) VB6
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
3 4 (17.39%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.70%) VMware GSX
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.35%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) WSUS
2 5 (21.74%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (8.70%) MOM
4 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (8.70%) SCOM
4 2 (8.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (8.70%) Sysprep
5 1 (4.35%) SCSM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Citrix
3 6 (26.09%) Intel Security
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) NetApp
5 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) Apple
6 1 (4.35%) AppSense