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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 69 66 87
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Contract jobs citing SCCM 78 76 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.52% 2.48% 1.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.91% 28.36% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 8
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£325 £225 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £135 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -27.90%
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
356 268 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.51% 8.76% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 151 78
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £175 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 21
Average hourly rate £34.75 £15.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.19% -38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £26.85 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -16.66%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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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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 +29 47 £425 +82.79% 5
Essex -3 14 £375 +25.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -16 9 £320 +3.22%
Suffolk 0 5 £325 +85.71%
Norfolk -17 4 £213 +21.42%
Bedfordshire 0 1 - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 101 (79.53%) Windows
2 79 (62.20%) Microsoft
3 77 (60.63%) Active Directory
4 44 (34.65%) SCOM
5 43 (33.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (31.50%) VMware
7 39 (30.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (30.71%) Citrix
8 37 (29.13%) Windows 7
9 34 (26.77%) Hyper-V
10 32 (25.20%) Migration
11 31 (24.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (20.47%) Symantec
12 26 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (18.90%) PowerShell
14 23 (18.11%) Data Centre
15 22 (17.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (17.32%) MS Exchange
16 20 (15.75%) DNS
16 20 (15.75%) Terminal Services
16 20 (15.75%) Change Management
17 18 (14.17%) SAN
17 18 (14.17%) ITIL
17 18 (14.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 16 (12.60%) MS Excel
18 16 (12.60%) DHCP
19 15 (11.81%) MCSE
20 14 (11.02%) SharePoint
20 14 (11.02%) Finance
20 14 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 22 (17.32%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.02%) SharePoint
2 14 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.57%) Lync
5 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.79%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (12.60%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.15%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.75%) DNS
2 18 (14.17%) SAN
3 16 (12.60%) DHCP
4 12 (9.45%) VLAN
5 6 (4.72%) Network Security
5 6 (4.72%) Firewall
6 5 (3.94%) LAN
6 5 (3.94%) WAN
7 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.36%) VPN
8 3 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.57%) FCoE
9 2 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.57%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.57%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.79%) VoIP
10 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.15%) MSI
2 2 (1.57%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.57%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 14 (11.02%) Finance
2 2 (1.57%) Legal
2 2 (1.57%) Local Government
2 2 (1.57%) Marketing
2 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (21.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (12.60%) Support Engineer
2 16 (12.60%) Desktop Support
3 14 (11.02%) Desktop Engineer
4 11 (8.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 9 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (6.30%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.30%) Architect
7 7 (5.51%) Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) IT Support
8 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Technician
9 5 (3.94%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Applications Packager
9 5 (3.94%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Administrator
10 4 (3.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Specialist
11 3 (2.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.57%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.57%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.51%) Kindle
3 6 (4.72%) Clustering
4 5 (3.94%) PKI
4 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.15%) EqualLogic
5 4 (3.15%) iPad
5 4 (3.15%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.57%) Statistics
7 2 (1.57%) CMDB
7 2 (1.57%) iPhone
7 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.57%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.79%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 101 (79.53%) Windows
2 43 (33.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (30.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (29.13%) Windows 7
5 31 (24.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (9.45%) Windows 8
7 10 (7.87%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.15%) Android
9 2 (1.57%) Linux
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.20%) Migration
2 20 (15.75%) Change Management
3 18 (14.17%) ITIL
4 10 (7.87%) Server Building
5 9 (7.09%) Mentoring
6 7 (5.51%) Configuration Management
6 7 (5.51%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.51%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.94%) Build Automation
8 4 (3.15%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.15%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.15%) Service Management
8 4 (3.15%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.36%) Office Automation
9 3 (2.36%) Project Management
9 3 (2.36%) ITSM
9 3 (2.36%) Workflow
9 3 (2.36%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.36%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.90%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.24%) SQL
3 4 (3.15%) C#
4 3 (2.36%) Java
5 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.79%) VB
6 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (17.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (11.81%) MCSE
3 9 (7.09%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.30%) Degree
5 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.51%) MCITP
6 6 (4.72%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.15%) MCSA
7 4 (3.15%) MCP
8 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.36%) CCA
8 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.57%) MCDST
9 2 (1.57%) CCNA
10 1 (0.79%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) ISO 9001
1 7 (5.51%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (60.63%) Active Directory
2 34 (26.77%) Hyper-V
3 26 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (15.75%) Terminal Services
5 7 (5.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.94%) XenApp
7 4 (3.15%) vSphere
8 3 (2.36%) XenServer
8 3 (2.36%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.57%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (34.65%) SCOM
2 18 (14.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 8 (6.30%) SCOrch
4 4 (3.15%) SCSM
4 4 (3.15%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.15%) Puppet
4 4 (3.15%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.36%) WSUS
5 3 (2.36%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.57%) ZENworks
6 2 (1.57%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 79 (62.20%) Microsoft
2 40 (31.50%) VMware
3 39 (30.71%) Citrix
4 26 (20.47%) Symantec
5 11 (8.66%) Cisco
6 10 (7.87%) HP
7 9 (7.09%) Dell
8 5 (3.94%) LANDesk
8 5 (3.94%) 3PAR
8 5 (3.94%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.15%) Altiris
9 4 (3.15%) EMC
9 4 (3.15%) McAfee
9 4 (3.15%) Sophos
10 3 (2.36%) Websense
10 3 (2.36%) Remedy
10 3 (2.36%) NetApp
10 3 (2.36%) Wyse
10 3 (2.36%) Lumension
11 2 (1.57%) MobileIron