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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 69 83 70
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing SCCM 55 51 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.17% 1.85% 2.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.22% 28.02% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 34
Average daily rate £300 £195 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £105 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £383 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 £291
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £13.05 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £36.95 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -16.45%
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
182 182 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.18% 6.60% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 84 124
Average daily rate £438 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 1 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 1 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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
Cambridgeshire +14 18 £400 +107.79% 2
Hertfordshire +11 15 £425 +21.42% 3
Bedfordshire 0 7 £203 -46.00% 2
Norfolk -4 7 £136 +4.61%
Essex +9 6 £200 +90.47% 1
Suffolk -4 2 £173 +2.22%
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 75 (76.53%) Windows
2 54 (55.10%) Microsoft
3 53 (54.08%) Active Directory
4 25 (25.51%) Windows Server
5 24 (24.49%) VMware
6 23 (23.47%) ITIL
6 23 (23.47%) Windows 7
6 23 (23.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (22.45%) SCOM
8 21 (21.43%) MS Office
9 20 (20.41%) MS Excel
10 17 (17.35%) SLA
10 17 (17.35%) Windows 8
11 15 (15.31%) Security Cleared
11 15 (15.31%) PowerShell
11 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (14.29%) Citrix
12 14 (14.29%) MS Exchange
13 13 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (13.27%) Windows 10
14 11 (11.22%) Cisco
14 11 (11.22%) Apple
15 10 (10.20%) SAN
15 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (10.20%) SC Cleared
16 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (9.18%) Apple iOS
16 9 (9.18%) Office 365
17 8 (8.16%) Skype for Business
17 8 (8.16%) Windows Vista

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 14 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (8.16%) Skype for Business
4 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.08%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.06%) IBM Domino
6 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (21.43%) MS Office
2 20 (20.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.04%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.18%) Office 365
3 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.04%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.04%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.02%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) SAN
2 8 (8.16%) DNS
3 7 (7.14%) DHCP
3 7 (7.14%) Firewall
4 6 (6.12%) LAN
5 4 (4.08%) Wireless
6 3 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.06%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.06%) WAN
7 2 (2.04%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.04%) LDAP
7 2 (2.04%) Skype
7 2 (2.04%) VLAN
8 1 (1.02%) NAS
8 1 (1.02%) Network Security
8 1 (1.02%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) MS Access
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MSI
2 1 (1.02%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (6.12%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.08%) Advertising
4 2 (2.04%) French Language
4 2 (2.04%) Local Government
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Back Office
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (27.55%) Desktop Engineer
2 20 (20.41%) Support Engineer
3 18 (18.37%) Desktop Support
4 15 (15.31%) Consultant
4 15 (15.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (11.22%) Analyst
6 10 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) SCCM Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Windows Consultant
8 7 (7.14%) Architect
9 6 (6.12%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) IT Technician
10 5 (5.10%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (4.08%) Installations Engineer
11 4 (4.08%) Migration Engineer
11 4 (4.08%) Server Engineer
11 4 (4.08%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) HTML
1 2 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.10%) iSeries
3 4 (4.08%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.08%) PKI
4 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.04%) iPhone
5 1 (1.02%) Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) CMDB
5 1 (1.02%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.02%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.02%) Informatics
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) NHS
5 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (76.53%) Windows
2 25 (25.51%) Windows Server
3 23 (23.47%) Windows 7
3 23 (23.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (17.35%) Windows 8
5 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (13.27%) Windows 10
7 9 (9.18%) Apple iOS
8 8 (8.16%) Windows Vista
9 7 (7.14%) Mac OS
9 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (6.12%) Windows XP
11 3 (3.06%) Linux
12 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) ITIL
2 7 (7.14%) Information Security
2 7 (7.14%) Software Deployment
3 6 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (6.12%) Migration
4 5 (5.10%) Facilities Management
4 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.08%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.08%) Project Management
5 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.08%) Service Management
6 3 (3.06%) Application Packaging
6 3 (3.06%) Coaching
6 3 (3.06%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.06%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (3.06%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.04%) Application Discovery
7 2 (2.04%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (2.04%) High Availability
7 2 (2.04%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.31%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.10%) SQL
3 2 (2.04%) C
3 2 (2.04%) PHP
3 2 (2.04%) VB
4 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.08%) MCP
5 4 (4.08%) MCSE
6 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.06%) VCP5
7 2 (2.04%) MCSA
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.02%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.02%) MCITP
8 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (54.08%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (5.10%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.10%) vSphere
4 5 (5.10%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.06%) XenApp
6 2 (2.04%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.04%) NFS
6 2 (2.04%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.04%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.04%) Xen
7 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (22.45%) SCOM
2 7 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.08%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.06%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.04%) Ansible
5 2 (2.04%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.04%) Puppet
5 2 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.04%) WSUS
6 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.02%) Bacula
6 1 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.02%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.02%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (55.10%) Microsoft
2 24 (24.49%) VMware
3 14 (14.29%) Citrix
4 11 (11.22%) Apple
4 11 (11.22%) Cisco
5 8 (8.16%) Symantec
6 5 (5.10%) NetApp
7 4 (4.08%) HP
7 4 (4.08%) Lotus
8 3 (3.06%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.06%) Avaya
8 3 (3.06%) EMC
8 3 (3.06%) IBM
9 2 (2.04%) AppSense
9 2 (2.04%) CommVault
9 2 (2.04%) Dell
9 2 (2.04%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.04%) Lumension
9 2 (2.04%) Sophos
9 2 (2.04%) Wyse
Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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