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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 16 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing SCCM 9 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.38% 7.27% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 40.91% 37.50% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £309 £303
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £31.53 £44.90 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-17.07% -4.65%
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
22 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.60% 19.39% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Average daily rate £260 £341 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £40.57 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) Migration
3 14 (51.85%) DHCP
3 14 (51.85%) Hyper-V
4 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (48.15%) ITIL
4 13 (48.15%) Clustering
5 12 (44.44%) Citrix
5 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (40.74%) SCOM
6 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
6 11 (40.74%) DNS
7 10 (37.04%) Local Government
7 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
8 8 (29.63%) XenApp
8 8 (29.63%) High Availability
9 7 (25.93%) VMware
10 6 (22.22%) SAN
11 5 (18.52%) HP
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (18.52%) AppSense
11 5 (18.52%) SCVMM
12 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
13 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (11.11%) Remedy
13 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
13 3 (11.11%) LAN
13 3 (11.11%) WAN

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (7.41%) MS Project
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) DHCP
2 11 (40.74%) DNS
3 6 (22.22%) SAN
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.11%) LAN
5 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 3 (11.11%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MSI
2 1 (3.70%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (37.04%) Local Government
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Wintel Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Server Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Project Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Wintel Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Wintel Support
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Packager
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Migration
2 13 (48.15%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) High Availability
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
2 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (51.85%) Hyper-V
3 8 (29.63%) XenApp
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) SCOM
2 5 (18.52%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Citrix
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) AppSense
3 5 (18.52%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) McAfee
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft