The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 67 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 28 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.69% 1.45% 1.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.35% 20.72% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £138 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £282 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.20% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £19.13 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.71% +19.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +3.84%
SCCM
England

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

Systems Management Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
115 111 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.95% 7.00% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 63 29
Average daily rate £425 £134 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+217.75% -58.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £75 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £343 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +10.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.42 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £26.30 £19.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.20 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +20.51%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SCCM
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +13 8 £163 - 2
Derbyshire +4 8 £338 - 2
Northamptonshire -3 5 £335 +204.54%
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £410 +51.85% 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 51 (86.44%) Windows
2 32 (54.24%) Windows 7
3 31 (52.54%) Microsoft
3 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
4 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (25.42%) Windows XP
5 15 (25.42%) MS Office
6 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (16.95%) SCOM
8 10 (16.95%) Migration
8 10 (16.95%) VMware
9 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
9 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (13.56%) MSI
10 8 (13.56%) Citrix
10 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
10 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
11 7 (11.86%) XenApp
11 7 (11.86%) HP
12 6 (10.17%) SQL
12 6 (10.17%) VB
12 6 (10.17%) OOP
12 6 (10.17%) OO
12 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
12 6 (10.17%) Windows Vista
12 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (10.17%) Windows 8
12 6 (10.17%) Lync
13 5 (8.47%) Validation

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (10.17%) Lync
2 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.08%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.69%) IIS
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (25.42%) MS Office
2 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) DNS
2 4 (6.78%) VoIP
3 3 (5.08%) WAN
3 3 (5.08%) LAN
3 3 (5.08%) SAN
4 2 (3.39%) Firewall
4 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.69%) DHCP
5 1 (1.69%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MSI
2 1 (1.69%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.69%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (5.08%) Retail
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Analyst
2 7 (11.86%) Deployment Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Architect
3 6 (10.17%) Consultant
4 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.78%) Developer
5 4 (6.78%) SCCM Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Wintel Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Build Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Citrix Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) Applications Packager
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.69%) Replication
2 1 (1.69%) Clustering
2 1 (1.69%) Statistics
2 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.69%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (86.44%) Windows
2 32 (54.24%) Windows 7
3 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (25.42%) Windows XP
5 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.17%) Windows Vista
7 6 (10.17%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Migration
2 6 (10.17%) OOP
2 6 (10.17%) OO
3 5 (8.47%) Problem Management
3 5 (8.47%) Validation
4 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (6.78%) Project Management
4 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.08%) Line Management
5 3 (5.08%) Software Distribution
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL
7 1 (1.69%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.69%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.69%) Change Management
7 1 (1.69%) ITSM
7 1 (1.69%) Service Management
7 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.69%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) SQL
1 6 (10.17%) VB
2 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.08%) VBScript
4 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) MCP
3 3 (5.08%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) MCDST
4 1 (1.69%) MCITP
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.86%) XenApp
4 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.78%) XenDesktop
5 4 (6.78%) vSphere
6 2 (3.39%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (3.39%) XenServer
6 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) SCOM
2 4 (6.78%) WSUS
3 2 (3.39%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (1.69%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) VMware
3 8 (13.56%) Citrix
4 7 (11.86%) HP
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco
6 3 (5.08%) Remedy
7 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.69%) F5
8 1 (1.69%) Sophos
8 1 (1.69%) Websense
8 1 (1.69%) AppSense
8 1 (1.69%) IBM
8 1 (1.69%) BMC
8 1 (1.69%) NetApp
8 1 (1.69%) Mercator