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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 17 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing SCCM 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.84% 2.90% 0.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.29% 25.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.46 £31.56 £44.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.19% -28.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £30.62 £35.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.09 £31.56 £52.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £19.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-16.89% -30.35%
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
17 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.71% 11.59% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Average daily rate £400 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Average hourly rate £24.73 £31.56 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.63% -29.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £31.24 £33.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £31.56 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.69%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Chester region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) AppSense
4 6 (42.86%) Local Government
4 6 (42.86%) XenApp
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) DHCP
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) SCOM
6 4 (28.57%) VBScript
6 4 (28.57%) VB
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) AdminStudio
6 4 (28.57%) Clustering
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) High Availability
8 2 (14.29%) .NET
8 2 (14.29%) Windows XP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) AdminStudio
2 2 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 6 (42.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Applications Packager
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (21.43%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) VBScript
2 4 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) XenApp
3 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
1 6 (42.86%) AppSense
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy