The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 21 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.40% 3.76% 2.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.00% 50.00% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£310 £286 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.35 £43.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.02% +29.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.98% -26.36%
SCCM
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Systems Management Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
12 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.60% 7.53% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate £370 £350 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -29.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £24.67 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -5.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the Chester region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Chester region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) AppSense
3 6 (66.67%) XenApp
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) Local Government
5 4 (44.44%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (44.44%) AdminStudio
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (44.44%) VBScript
5 4 (44.44%) VB
6 3 (33.33%) MS Office
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) SCOM
6 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) VLAN
7 2 (22.22%) Migration
7 2 (22.22%) Handset
7 2 (22.22%) VMware
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) MSI
7 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 2 (22.22%) LAN

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) AdminStudio
2 2 (22.22%) MSI
General
1 4 (44.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Packager
2 2 (22.22%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) VBScript
2 4 (44.44%) VB
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) XenApp
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
1 6 (66.67%) AppSense
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco