The first table below looks at the demand for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the East of England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 70 102 71
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -31
Contract jobs citing SCCM 71 24 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.48% 1.02% 2.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.89% 14.37% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 9 41
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£235 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £160 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £315 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £318 £288
% change year-on-year
-10.23% +10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £34.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 - £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.31 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £19.52 £21.63
% change year-on-year
-20.59% -9.73%
Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
264 167 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.21% 7.11% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 81 116
Average daily rate £350 £298 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £90 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 21
Average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £23.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £19.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.36 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +16.66%
SCCM
England

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Cambridgeshire +2 20 £310 -3.87% 4
Suffolk -7 12 £175 -
Essex +2 9 £325 +101.55% 1
Hertfordshire +3 6 £235 +46.87% 2
Bedfordshire -16 5 £350 +16.66% 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 99 (67.81%) Active Directory
2 98 (67.12%) Windows
3 65 (44.52%) Windows 7
4 50 (34.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (33.56%) Microsoft
6 38 (26.03%) VMware
7 36 (24.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (21.92%) Migration
9 31 (21.23%) MS Exchange
10 26 (17.81%) Citrix
11 25 (17.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 25 (17.12%) MS Excel
12 23 (15.75%) ITIL
12 23 (15.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (13.01%) Windows XP
13 19 (13.01%) XenApp
13 19 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (12.33%) DNS
15 17 (11.64%) DHCP
15 17 (11.64%) VBScript
16 16 (10.96%) MCSE
16 16 (10.96%) SCOM
16 16 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (10.96%) Windows 8
17 15 (10.27%) PowerShell
18 14 (9.59%) Application Packaging
19 13 (8.90%) Security Cleared
19 13 (8.90%) Firewall
19 13 (8.90%) MSI
19 13 (8.90%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 31 (21.23%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.42%) JOnAS
6 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.05%) Apache
8 2 (1.37%) IIS
8 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.68%) Lync
9 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.16%) MS Office
3 3 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.33%) DNS
2 17 (11.64%) DHCP
3 13 (8.90%) Firewall
4 10 (6.85%) LAN
4 10 (6.85%) WAN
5 9 (6.16%) SAN
6 5 (3.42%) SMS
6 5 (3.42%) VLAN
7 4 (2.74%) NAS
7 4 (2.74%) VPN
8 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.05%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.05%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.37%) FTP
9 2 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.68%) Wireless
10 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.68%) 3G
10 1 (0.68%) X.500
10 1 (0.68%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.74%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.74%) MS Access
2 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (8.90%) MSI
2 7 (4.79%) InstallShield
2 7 (4.79%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.37%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (2.74%) Finance
2 3 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.37%) Publishing
4 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (19.18%) Analyst
2 26 (17.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (15.75%) Support Engineer
4 18 (12.33%) Consultant
5 16 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (8.22%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) SCCM Consultant
8 10 (6.85%) Architect
9 9 (6.16%) Applications Packager
10 7 (4.79%) SCCM Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Service Analyst
11 6 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.42%) Desktop Support
12 5 (3.42%) Technical Consultant
12 5 (3.42%) Administrator
12 5 (3.42%) Service Desk Analyst
12 5 (3.42%) Project Engineer
13 4 (2.74%) Data Analyst
13 4 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.59%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.37%) .NET
2 2 (1.37%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) ODBC
3 1 (0.68%) XMPP
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.85%) Clustering
2 5 (3.42%) Fat Client
2 5 (3.42%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.05%) NHS
3 3 (2.05%) PKI
4 2 (1.37%) iPhone
4 2 (1.37%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.37%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.68%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 98 (67.12%) Windows
2 65 (44.52%) Windows 7
3 50 (34.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (24.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (13.01%) Windows XP
6 16 (10.96%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.79%) Windows Vista
9 6 (4.11%) Linux
10 3 (2.05%) CentOS
10 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.05%) UNIX
11 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.37%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.37%) Android
12 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.68%) Solaris
12 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.92%) Migration
2 23 (15.75%) ITIL
3 10 (6.85%) Software Deployment
4 7 (4.79%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (2.74%) Validation
6 3 (2.05%) ERP
6 3 (2.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (2.05%) Data Analysis
6 3 (2.05%) Business Continuity
6 3 (2.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (2.05%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (1.37%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.37%) Integration Testing
7 2 (1.37%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.37%) Budget Control
7 2 (1.37%) Information Security
7 2 (1.37%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.37%) E-Commerce
7 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2
8 1 (0.68%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.64%) VBScript
2 15 (10.27%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.22%) SQL
4 11 (7.53%) VB
5 3 (2.05%) Perl
5 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.05%) C
6 1 (0.68%) C#
6 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (15.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.96%) MCSE
3 13 (8.90%) Security Cleared
4 10 (6.85%) MCITP
5 7 (4.79%) MCP
6 6 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.42%) CCNA
7 5 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.42%) MCDST
8 4 (2.74%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.05%) OCP
9 3 (2.05%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (2.05%) RHCE
9 3 (2.05%) MCSA
9 3 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.37%) CCA
10 2 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.68%) MCTS
11 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.68%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 99 (67.81%) Active Directory
2 25 (17.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 19 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.01%) XenApp
4 12 (8.22%) vSphere
5 10 (6.85%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.11%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.42%) UAG
8 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.05%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.37%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (10.96%) SCOM
2 8 (5.48%) WSUS
3 5 (3.42%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (3.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (3.42%) OpenView
3 5 (3.42%) OVSD
4 4 (2.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.05%) ZENworks
5 3 (2.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.37%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.37%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (33.56%) Microsoft
2 38 (26.03%) VMware
3 26 (17.81%) Citrix
4 13 (8.90%) HP
5 12 (8.22%) Cisco
6 11 (7.53%) Dell
7 9 (6.16%) EMC
8 7 (4.79%) AppSense
8 7 (4.79%) McAfee
9 6 (4.11%) Altiris
9 6 (4.11%) Becrypt
9 6 (4.11%) IBM
10 5 (3.42%) Symantec
11 3 (2.05%) Mercator
11 3 (2.05%) LANDesk
11 3 (2.05%) Oracle
11 3 (2.05%) SAP
11 3 (2.05%) CA
11 3 (2.05%) NetApp
11 3 (2.05%) Red Hat