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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 26 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing SCCM 2 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.35% 6.47% 5.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.67% 40.91% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £305
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.53 £38.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.01% -17.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.45 £17.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -16.04%
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 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.11% 15.83% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Average daily rate £438 £260 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.26% -38.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

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 4 September 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) McAfee
3 3 (42.86%) AppSense
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) BitLocker
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
1 1 (14.29%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Handset
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) BitLocker
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) McAfee
2 3 (42.86%) AppSense
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya