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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 76 92 78
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing SCCM 75 34 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.46% 1.43% 2.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.07% 19.77% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 8 36
Average daily rate
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£225 £288 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £162 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £401 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.50 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 - £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-24.39% +2.50%
Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
258 172 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.47% 7.24% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 76 118
Average daily rate £350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £90 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £35.00 £28.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
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 31 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 31 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 31 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 -1 19 £310 -25.97% 6
Suffolk -8 10 £175 - 2
Bedfordshire -19 10 £350 +16.66% 1
Hertfordshire +4 9 £233 - 3
Essex 0 8 £300 +86.04% 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 102 (68.00%) Windows
2 99 (66.00%) Active Directory
3 67 (44.67%) Windows 7
4 55 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 48 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (24.00%) VMware
7 30 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (19.33%) Migration
9 27 (18.00%) MS Excel
10 25 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 23 (15.33%) DNS
11 23 (15.33%) Citrix
11 23 (15.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 22 (14.67%) SCOM
12 22 (14.67%) DHCP
13 20 (13.33%) ITIL
13 20 (13.33%) Windows 8
14 18 (12.00%) Windows XP
15 17 (11.33%) VBScript
15 17 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (10.67%) PowerShell
16 16 (10.67%) XenApp
16 16 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (8.67%) Firewall
18 13 (8.67%) MSI
18 13 (8.67%) Application Packaging
19 12 (8.00%) MS Office
19 12 (8.00%) MCSE
20 11 (7.33%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 25 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.00%) IIS
5 5 (3.33%) JOnAS
5 5 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.00%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.00%) Apache
8 2 (1.33%) Lync
8 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.00%) MS Office
3 3 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.33%) DNS
2 22 (14.67%) DHCP
3 13 (8.67%) Firewall
4 10 (6.67%) LAN
4 10 (6.67%) WAN
4 10 (6.67%) SAN
5 6 (4.00%) FTP
5 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.33%) SMS
6 5 (3.33%) VLAN
7 3 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.00%) VPN
8 2 (1.33%) NAS
8 2 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.33%) IPv6
8 2 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.33%) Wireless
9 1 (0.67%) 3G
9 1 (0.67%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.67%) MS Access
2 3 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (8.67%) MSI
2 7 (4.67%) InstallShield
2 7 (4.67%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (3.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.33%) Publishing
4 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (20.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (19.33%) Support Engineer
3 25 (16.67%) Analyst
4 16 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (10.00%) Consultant
6 12 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.00%) SCCM Engineer
7 10 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (6.67%) Architect
7 10 (6.67%) Applications Packager
8 9 (6.00%) SCCM Consultant
9 6 (4.00%) Windows Support Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Server Support
10 5 (3.33%) Administrator
10 5 (3.33%) Project Engineer
11 4 (2.67%) Server Engineer
11 4 (2.67%) Server Support Engineer
11 4 (2.67%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.67%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.00%) .NET
3 2 (1.33%) XML
4 1 (0.67%) XMPP
4 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.67%) Web Services
4 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.33%) Clustering
2 3 (2.00%) PKI
2 3 (2.00%) NHS
2 3 (2.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (2.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.00%) HP StorageWorks
3 2 (1.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.33%) iPhone
3 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.67%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 102 (68.00%) Windows
2 67 (44.67%) Windows 7
3 48 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 18 (12.00%) Windows XP
7 10 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.00%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.67%) Linux
10 3 (2.00%) Android
10 3 (2.00%) CentOS
10 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.33%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.33%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.67%) Solaris
12 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.33%) Migration
2 20 (13.33%) ITIL
3 9 (6.00%) Software Deployment
4 7 (4.67%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (2.67%) Validation
7 3 (2.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (2.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (2.00%) ERP
8 2 (1.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.33%) Information Security
8 2 (1.33%) Integration Testing
8 2 (1.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.33%) Budget Control
8 2 (1.33%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.33%) VBScript
2 16 (10.67%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.33%) VB
3 11 (7.33%) SQL
4 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.00%) C
4 3 (2.00%) Perl
5 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.00%) MCSE
3 11 (7.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.33%) MCITP
5 5 (3.33%) MCP
6 4 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.00%) CCNA
7 3 (2.00%) OCP
7 3 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (2.00%) RHCE
7 3 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.00%) MCDST
8 2 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.33%) CCA
8 2 (1.33%) Degree
9 1 (0.67%) MCPD
9 1 (0.67%) NCDA
9 1 (0.67%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 99 (66.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (15.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (10.67%) XenApp
5 11 (7.33%) vSphere
6 8 (5.33%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.33%) UAG
8 4 (2.67%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.00%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.33%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (14.67%) SCOM
2 8 (5.33%) WSUS
3 4 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.00%) ZENworks
4 3 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.00%) OpenView
4 3 (2.00%) OVSD
5 2 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.33%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.33%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 55 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 36 (24.00%) VMware
3 23 (15.33%) Citrix
4 10 (6.67%) Cisco
5 9 (6.00%) HP
5 9 (6.00%) Dell
5 9 (6.00%) EMC
6 7 (4.67%) AppSense
7 6 (4.00%) Altiris
7 6 (4.00%) Becrypt
8 5 (3.33%) Symantec
8 5 (3.33%) McAfee
9 4 (2.67%) IBM
10 3 (2.00%) Oracle
10 3 (2.00%) SAP
10 3 (2.00%) CA
10 3 (2.00%) Lotus
10 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.00%) LANDesk
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