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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 62 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 83 62 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.74% 2.03% 1.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.42% 27.31% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 14
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£338 £325 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £194 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £305
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £10.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% +56.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £13.40 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.60 £14.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.45 £17.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -16.04%
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
292 227 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.65% 7.42% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 136 74
Average daily rate £413 £363 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +27.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 15
Average hourly rate £33.75 £19.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.63% -12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £27.51 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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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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
Hertfordshire +38 42 £425 +82.79% 9
Essex +16 23 £350 +22.80%
Suffolk +6 7 £325 +78.08%
Cambridgeshire -13 7 £250 -19.35% 3
Norfolk +8 6 £250 +11.11%
Bedfordshire -8 3 £375 +7.14% 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 114 (80.28%) Windows
2 88 (61.97%) Microsoft
3 79 (55.63%) Active Directory
4 49 (34.51%) SCOM
5 46 (32.39%) Citrix
6 42 (29.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (28.87%) VMware
7 41 (28.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (26.76%) Windows 7
9 37 (26.06%) Hyper-V
10 35 (24.65%) PowerShell
11 34 (23.94%) Migration
11 34 (23.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (21.13%) Data Centre
13 29 (20.42%) Symantec
14 28 (19.72%) DNS
15 26 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (15.49%) Terminal Services
16 22 (15.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 21 (14.79%) MS Exchange
17 21 (14.79%) Microsoft App-V
18 19 (13.38%) Finance
18 19 (13.38%) MCSE
18 19 (13.38%) MS Excel
19 18 (12.68%) Change Management
20 17 (11.97%) DHCP
20 17 (11.97%) SAN
21 16 (11.27%) SharePoint
21 16 (11.27%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 21 (14.79%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.27%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.41%) Lync
6 2 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.70%) IIS
7 1 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.72%) DNS
2 17 (11.97%) SAN
2 17 (11.97%) DHCP
3 12 (8.45%) VLAN
4 8 (5.63%) Network Security
4 8 (5.63%) Firewall
5 4 (2.82%) LAN
5 4 (2.82%) WAN
6 3 (2.11%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.11%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.11%) FCoE
6 3 (2.11%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.41%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.70%) Wireless
8 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.70%) VPN
8 1 (0.70%) ATM
8 1 (0.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (9.86%) MSI
2 3 (2.11%) AdminStudio
2 3 (2.11%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (1.41%) JIRA
4 1 (0.70%) HP UFT
General
1 19 (13.38%) Finance
2 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.41%) Legal
3 2 (1.41%) Banking
3 2 (1.41%) Local Government
3 2 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (0.70%) Publishing
4 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (21.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (10.56%) Desktop Support
3 14 (9.86%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.15%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (5.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (5.63%) Architect
7 7 (4.93%) Analyst
7 7 (4.93%) Consultant
8 6 (4.23%) Administrator
8 6 (4.23%) Applications Packager
8 6 (4.23%) Server Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Technician
9 5 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.52%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.82%) Development Specialist
10 4 (2.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Specialist
10 4 (2.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (2.82%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.93%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.41%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.41%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.13%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.93%) Kindle
2 7 (4.93%) Clustering
3 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.52%) PKI
5 4 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.82%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.11%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.11%) NHS
7 2 (1.41%) CMDB
7 2 (1.41%) iPad
7 2 (1.41%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 114 (80.28%) Windows
2 42 (29.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (28.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (26.76%) Windows 7
5 34 (23.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (10.56%) Windows 8
7 11 (7.75%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.52%) Android
9 4 (2.82%) Linux
10 1 (0.70%) VMS
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.94%) Migration
2 18 (12.68%) Change Management
3 16 (11.27%) ITIL
4 10 (7.04%) Server Building
5 9 (6.34%) Mentoring
5 9 (6.34%) Configuration Management
6 7 (4.93%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.52%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.52%) Build Automation
7 5 (3.52%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.82%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.82%) ITSM
8 4 (2.82%) Workflow
8 4 (2.82%) Service Management
9 3 (2.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.11%) ITIL V3
9 3 (2.11%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.11%) Office Automation
10 2 (1.41%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.65%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.15%) SQL
3 9 (6.34%) VB
4 4 (2.82%) C#
5 3 (2.11%) Java
5 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.38%) MCSE
3 12 (8.45%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.75%) MCITP
5 10 (7.04%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.34%) Degree
7 7 (4.93%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.82%) CCA
8 4 (2.82%) MCSA
9 3 (2.11%) MCP
9 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.11%) MCDST
10 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.70%) HNC
11 1 (0.70%) ISEB
11 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.93%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.52%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (55.63%) Active Directory
2 37 (26.06%) Hyper-V
3 26 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (15.49%) Terminal Services
5 21 (14.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (8.45%) vSphere
7 10 (7.04%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.82%) XenApp
9 3 (2.11%) XenServer
10 2 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (34.51%) SCOM
2 22 (15.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 8 (5.63%) SCOrch
4 4 (2.82%) SCSM
4 4 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.82%) Puppet
4 4 (2.82%) WSUS
4 4 (2.82%) AirWatch
5 3 (2.11%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.41%) ZENworks
6 2 (1.41%) Windows Intune
6 2 (1.41%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.70%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 88 (61.97%) Microsoft
2 46 (32.39%) Citrix
3 41 (28.87%) VMware
4 29 (20.42%) Symantec
5 12 (8.45%) HP
6 10 (7.04%) Dell
7 8 (5.63%) Cisco
7 8 (5.63%) Wyse
8 6 (4.23%) LANDesk
9 5 (3.52%) 3PAR
9 5 (3.52%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.82%) Altiris
10 4 (2.82%) IBM
10 4 (2.82%) EMC
10 4 (2.82%) McAfee
11 3 (2.11%) Websense
11 3 (2.11%) NetApp
11 3 (2.11%) Apple
11 3 (2.11%) Lumension
12 2 (1.41%) Nintex
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