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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 85 78 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing SCCM 45 59 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.77% 2.24% 1.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.95% 26.94% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 17
Average daily rate
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£221 £226 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.20% -26.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £118 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £303 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.85 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.84% -51.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £19.00 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.95 £26.21 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.06 £23.35 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.24% +3.77%
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
167 219 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.56% 8.33% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 105 80
Average daily rate £400 £370 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £125 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 19
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -36.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.25 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Bedfordshire +1 15 £375 +25.00%
Hertfordshire +10 5 £293 -4.09% 8
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £104 -76.88%
Essex +6 4 £325 +65.60% 3
Suffolk -3 4 £120 -40.00%
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 102 (76.69%) Windows
2 86 (64.66%) Active Directory
3 79 (59.40%) Microsoft
4 56 (42.11%) SCOM
5 44 (33.08%) E-Commerce
6 41 (30.83%) DHCP
6 41 (30.83%) DNS
7 38 (28.57%) IIS
8 34 (25.56%) Windows 7
9 32 (24.06%) VMware
10 30 (22.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (21.80%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (21.80%) Citrix
12 28 (21.05%) PowerShell
13 25 (18.80%) MS Excel
14 24 (18.05%) FTP
15 23 (17.29%) .NET
15 23 (17.29%) Web Services
15 23 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
16 22 (16.54%) ITIL
17 21 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (15.04%) Akamai
19 18 (13.53%) Hyper-V
20 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2003
21 15 (11.28%) Symantec
21 15 (11.28%) Migration
21 15 (11.28%) MS Exchange
22 13 (9.77%) Service Delivery
23 12 (9.02%) MS Office
24 11 (8.27%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 38 (28.57%) IIS
2 15 (11.28%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.50%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (18.80%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (30.83%) DHCP
1 41 (30.83%) DNS
2 24 (18.05%) FTP
3 8 (6.02%) Firewall
4 7 (5.26%) VPN
5 6 (4.51%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.76%) SAN
7 4 (3.01%) SSH
8 3 (2.26%) Wireless
8 3 (2.26%) LAN
8 3 (2.26%) WAN
9 2 (1.50%) VLAN
9 2 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.50%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.50%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.75%) Internet
10 1 (0.75%) Broadband
10 1 (0.75%) VoIP
10 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.75%) DB2
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) MSI
General
1 5 (3.76%) Telecoms
1 5 (3.76%) Finance
1 5 (3.76%) Retail
2 4 (3.01%) Publishing
3 1 (0.75%) Games
3 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.75%) Electronics
3 1 (0.75%) Legal
3 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (11.28%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (11.28%) Web Engineer
3 13 (9.77%) Desktop Support
3 13 (9.77%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (7.52%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (6.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (6.02%) Analyst
7 7 (5.26%) Administrator
7 7 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) IT Support
9 5 (3.76%) Build Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.76%) Rollout Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Desktop Technician
11 3 (2.26%) Software Manager
11 3 (2.26%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.29%) .NET
1 23 (17.29%) Web Services
2 3 (2.26%) MSMQ
3 2 (1.50%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.50%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.75%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) NHS
1 8 (6.02%) PKI
2 7 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.76%) FMCG
4 4 (3.01%) Statistics
4 4 (3.01%) iPad
4 4 (3.01%) Clustering
5 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.26%) Replication
5 3 (2.26%) iPhone
5 3 (2.26%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.75%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.75%) DTV
7 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 102 (76.69%) Windows
2 34 (25.56%) Windows 7
3 30 (22.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.27%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.26%) Linux
8 6 (4.51%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.26%) UNIX
10 3 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.50%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.75%) Android
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.75%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.75%) AIX
12 1 (0.75%) Solaris
12 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.08%) E-Commerce
2 22 (16.54%) ITIL
3 15 (11.28%) Migration
4 13 (9.77%) Service Delivery
5 11 (8.27%) Project Management
6 8 (6.02%) DevOps
7 7 (5.26%) Service Management
7 7 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.76%) Change Management
8 5 (3.76%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.01%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.01%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (2.26%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.26%) Time Management
10 3 (2.26%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (2.26%) Software Asset Management
10 3 (2.26%) Software Licensing
10 3 (2.26%) Asset Management
10 3 (2.26%) CAD
11 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.01%) SQL
3 2 (1.50%) VBScript
4 1 (0.75%) Python
4 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.75%) Ruby
4 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (6.02%) MCP
2 7 (5.26%) MCSE
2 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.76%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.26%) CCNA
4 3 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.50%) MCITP
5 2 (1.50%) Degree
6 1 (0.75%) VCP4
6 1 (0.75%) HNC
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 86 (64.66%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.53%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.52%) XenApp
4 7 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.26%) Terminal Services
5 6 (4.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (4.51%) vSphere
6 5 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.01%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.26%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.75%) XenServer
9 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.75%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 56 (42.11%) SCOM
2 9 (6.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (4.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (3.76%) WSUS
4 5 (3.76%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.01%) Puppet
5 4 (3.01%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.26%) Nagios
6 3 (2.26%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (2.26%) SCSM
6 3 (2.26%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.50%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.75%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 79 (59.40%) Microsoft
2 32 (24.06%) VMware
3 29 (21.80%) Citrix
4 20 (15.04%) Akamai
5 15 (11.28%) Symantec
6 9 (6.77%) Cisco
7 8 (6.02%) HP
8 6 (4.51%) McAfee
8 6 (4.51%) AppSense
9 5 (3.76%) Sophos
10 4 (3.01%) Altiris
10 4 (3.01%) MobileIron
10 4 (3.01%) Wyse
10 4 (3.01%) Dell
10 4 (3.01%) Adobe
10 4 (3.01%) IBM
11 3 (2.26%) SAP
11 3 (2.26%) EMC
11 3 (2.26%) BMC
11 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint