The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 84 88 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing SCCM 45 48 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.82% 1.75% 2.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.00% 20.69% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 37
Median daily rate £293 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £130 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £380 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £309 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 7
Median hourly rate £21.00 £30.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.14% +35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £15.10 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £37.50 £29.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.66 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -13.44%
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 of England region.

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
180 232 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.29% 8.47% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 127 129
Median daily rate £450 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £425 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.94% +51.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SCCM
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -2 13 £350 +5.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 12 £450 +80.00% 1
Bedfordshire +11 9 £203 -29.56% 2
Norfolk -1 6 £107 -17.69%
Essex 0 4 £200 +90.47%
Suffolk -9 1 £120 -28.88%
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 79 (77.45%) Windows
2 59 (57.84%) Active Directory
3 53 (51.96%) Microsoft
4 27 (26.47%) Windows 7
5 25 (24.51%) VMware
5 25 (24.51%) Windows Server
6 24 (23.53%) ITIL
6 24 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (22.55%) SCOM
8 20 (19.61%) MS Office
9 19 (18.63%) Citrix
10 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
10 18 (17.65%) SLA
10 18 (17.65%) Security Cleared
10 18 (17.65%) Windows 8
11 17 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (15.69%) Windows 10
13 15 (14.71%) MS Exchange
14 14 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (10.78%) Cisco
15 11 (10.78%) Apple
15 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
15 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (9.80%) Office 365
16 10 (9.80%) SAN
17 9 (8.82%) DNS
17 9 (8.82%) Apple iOS
17 9 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
18 8 (7.84%) Software Deployment

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.86%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.92%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.94%) IBM Domino
5 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (19.61%) MS Office
2 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.96%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.80%) Office 365
3 6 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.94%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.98%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) SAN
2 9 (8.82%) DNS
3 8 (7.84%) DHCP
4 7 (6.86%) Firewall
5 4 (3.92%) IP Telephony
5 4 (3.92%) LAN
5 4 (3.92%) Wireless
6 3 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (2.94%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.96%) LDAP
7 2 (1.96%) MPLS
7 2 (1.96%) Skype
7 2 (1.96%) VLAN
8 1 (0.98%) NAS
8 1 (0.98%) Network Security
8 1 (0.98%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.98%) WAN
8 1 (0.98%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.98%) MS Access
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MSI
2 1 (0.98%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.98%) Ant
2 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.98%) Hudson
2 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.98%) JIRA
2 1 (0.98%) Maven
2 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 6 (5.88%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.92%) Advertising
4 3 (2.94%) French Language
4 3 (2.94%) Local Government
5 2 (1.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.98%) Back Office
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (22.55%) Desktop Engineer
2 22 (21.57%) Support Engineer
3 20 (19.61%) Desktop Support
4 16 (15.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 15 (14.71%) Consultant
6 13 (12.75%) Analyst
7 11 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) SCCM Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Windows Consultant
9 7 (6.86%) Architect
9 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.86%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (5.88%) Server Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) Technical Consultant
12 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) Applications Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) IT Analyst
12 4 (3.92%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) HTML
1 2 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.92%) Mathematics
2 4 (3.92%) PKI
3 3 (2.94%) iSeries
4 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.96%) iPhone
5 1 (0.98%) Clustering
5 1 (0.98%) CMDB
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.98%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.98%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.98%) Informatics
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) NHS
5 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) Replication
5 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 79 (77.45%) Windows
2 27 (26.47%) Windows 7
3 25 (24.51%) Windows Server
4 24 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (17.65%) Windows 8
6 16 (15.69%) Windows 10
6 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (8.82%) Apple iOS
8 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (7.84%) Windows Vista
9 7 (6.86%) Mac OS
10 5 (4.90%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.94%) Linux
12 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.98%) VMS
12 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.53%) ITIL
2 8 (7.84%) Software Deployment
3 7 (6.86%) Information Security
3 7 (6.86%) Migration
3 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2
4 5 (4.90%) Project Management
4 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.92%) Application Packaging
5 4 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.92%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.92%) Service Management
6 3 (2.94%) Coaching
6 3 (2.94%) DevOps
6 3 (2.94%) Facilities Management
6 3 (2.94%) Identity Management
6 3 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 3 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (2.94%) Server Building
6 3 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (1.96%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.90%) SQL
3 2 (1.96%) C
3 2 (1.96%) PHP
3 2 (1.96%) VB
4 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.98%) Python
4 1 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.90%) MCP
4 5 (4.90%) MCSE
4 5 (4.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.94%) VCP5
6 2 (1.96%) MCSA
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.98%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.98%) MCITP
7 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.65%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (57.84%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (4.90%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.90%) vSphere
4 5 (4.90%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.92%) XenApp
6 2 (1.96%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.96%) NFS
6 2 (1.96%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.96%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.96%) Xen
6 2 (1.96%) XenServer
7 1 (0.98%) Docker
7 1 (0.98%) Firmware
7 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (22.55%) SCOM
2 7 (6.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.92%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.94%) Ansible
4 3 (2.94%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.94%) Puppet
4 3 (2.94%) WSUS
5 2 (1.96%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.98%) Bacula
6 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.98%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (51.96%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.51%) VMware
3 19 (18.63%) Citrix
4 11 (10.78%) Apple
4 11 (10.78%) Cisco
5 8 (7.84%) Symantec
6 7 (6.86%) HP
7 5 (4.90%) NetApp
8 4 (3.92%) Lotus
9 3 (2.94%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.94%) Avaya
9 3 (2.94%) EMC
9 3 (2.94%) IBM
10 2 (1.96%) AppSense
10 2 (1.96%) CommVault
10 2 (1.96%) Dell
10 2 (1.96%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.96%) Nortel
10 2 (1.96%) Sophos
10 2 (1.96%) Wyse
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