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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 73 65 87
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs citing SCCM 21 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.37% 1.56% 0.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.33% 30.56% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 2
Average daily rate £275 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.17% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £181 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.36% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.61 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.10% -25.66%
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
90 72 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.87% 5.11% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 85
Average daily rate £375 £450 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +309.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% -46.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.90 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.95 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

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
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Nottinghamshire -2 11 £275 -11.29% 1
Derbyshire -12 4 - -
Lincolnshire - 4 - - 1
Northamptonshire +9 1 - -
Leicestershire -15 1 - - 2
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
3 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
3 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (36.59%) VMware
5 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
6 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
7 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
7 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
7 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
7 11 (26.83%) SAN
8 10 (24.39%) HP
8 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (21.95%) Dell
9 9 (21.95%) IBM
9 9 (21.95%) IIS
9 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
9 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
10 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
10 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
10 8 (19.51%) ITIL
10 8 (19.51%) EMC
10 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (19.51%) Firewall
10 8 (19.51%) Clustering
10 8 (19.51%) Retail
11 7 (17.07%) Altiris
11 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
11 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (21.95%) IIS
2 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) Lync
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) SAN
2 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
3 8 (19.51%) Firewall
4 5 (12.20%) LAN
5 4 (9.76%) WAN
6 2 (4.88%) VoIP
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.44%) Converged Networks
7 1 (2.44%) DHCP
7 1 (2.44%) DNS
7 1 (2.44%) Network Security
7 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) AdminStudio
1 2 (4.88%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.44%) MSI
General
1 8 (19.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Security Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) IT Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) IT Support
5 4 (9.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (7.32%) Exchange Support
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Clustering
2 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (2.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
6 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.76%) Linux
7 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
8 3 (7.32%) Unix
9 1 (2.44%) AIX
9 1 (2.44%) Android
9 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
1 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
2 7 (17.07%) Change Management
2 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
2 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
2 7 (17.07%) Problem Management
3 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.44%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) DevOps
4 1 (2.44%) ERP
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.44%) Security Patching
4 1 (2.44%) SOA
4 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.44%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) CCNA
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) MCSA
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.44%) CCDA
4 1 (2.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (17.07%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) COBIT
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
3 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.76%) vSphere
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (9.76%) Backup Exec
2 4 (9.76%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 10 (24.39%) HP
4 9 (21.95%) Dell
4 9 (21.95%) IBM
5 8 (19.51%) EMC
6 7 (17.07%) Altiris
6 7 (17.07%) Citrix
7 5 (12.20%) Cisco
8 2 (4.88%) AppSense
8 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.88%) Lumension
8 2 (4.88%) NetApp
9 1 (2.44%) Apple
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.44%) Sun