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 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 73 76 89
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing SCCM 76 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.51% 2.03% 1.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.04% 35.29% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 15 20
Average daily rate
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£343 £245 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.79% -24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £172 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £390 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £10.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -75.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
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
230 136 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.59% 5.74% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 63 109
Average daily rate £350 £285 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £130 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 18
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £35.50 £40.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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 October 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
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 October 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
Bedfordshire +8 32 £350 +6.06%
Cambridgeshire +8 20 £338 +21.62% 6
Hertfordshire -24 10 £375 +66.66% 8
Essex -8 8 £210 -23.63% 3
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 106 (70.67%) Active Directory
2 102 (68.00%) Windows
3 71 (47.33%) Microsoft
4 57 (38.00%) Windows 7
5 49 (32.67%) SCOM
6 42 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (25.33%) DNS
8 37 (24.67%) DHCP
9 35 (23.33%) ITIL
10 34 (22.67%) MS Excel
11 32 (21.33%) VMware
12 26 (17.33%) PowerShell
13 25 (16.67%) E-Commerce
14 22 (14.67%) IIS
14 22 (14.67%) MS Exchange
15 19 (12.67%) Citrix
16 18 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (10.67%) FTP
18 15 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
18 15 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
19 14 (9.33%) Migration
20 12 (8.00%) TCP/IP
20 12 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
20 12 (8.00%) MS Office
20 12 (8.00%) VBScript
20 12 (8.00%) Web Services
20 12 (8.00%) Windows 8
20 12 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
20 12 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
20 12 (8.00%) WSUS

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (14.67%) IIS
1 22 (14.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.33%) Apache
6 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.33%) JOnAS
7 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.67%) Lync
7 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 34 (22.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (25.33%) DNS
2 37 (24.67%) DHCP
3 16 (10.67%) FTP
4 12 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (7.33%) SAN
6 6 (4.00%) WAN
6 6 (4.00%) LAN
6 6 (4.00%) Firewall
7 5 (3.33%) VPN
8 4 (2.67%) SMS
9 3 (2.00%) SSH
9 3 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.00%) Wireless
9 3 (2.00%) IPv6
10 2 (1.33%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.33%) VLAN
10 2 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.67%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.67%) X.500
11 1 (0.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (4.67%) MSI
2 5 (3.33%) InstallShield
2 5 (3.33%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (5.33%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Publishing
3 3 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (38.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (20.67%) Support Engineer
3 15 (10.00%) Analyst
4 13 (8.67%) SCCM Engineer
4 13 (8.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (8.67%) Consultant
5 10 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (6.00%) SCCM Consultant
6 9 (6.00%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (4.67%) Windows Support Engineer
7 7 (4.67%) Desktop Support
8 6 (4.00%) Applications Packager
9 5 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.33%) Administrator
9 5 (3.33%) Server Support
10 4 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (2.67%) IT Support
10 4 (2.67%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.00%) Web Services
2 11 (7.33%) .NET
3 8 (5.33%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.67%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.67%) HTML
4 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.33%) PKI
2 4 (2.67%) Thin Client
2 4 (2.67%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.00%) FMCG
4 2 (1.33%) Clustering
4 2 (1.33%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (0.67%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.67%) NHS
5 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 102 (68.00%) Windows
2 57 (38.00%) Windows 7
3 42 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 12 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.33%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.33%) Windows Vista
7 5 (3.33%) Linux
8 3 (2.00%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.33%) Solaris
9 2 (1.33%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.33%) Android
9 2 (1.33%) CentOS
9 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.33%) ITIL
2 25 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 14 (9.33%) Migration
4 7 (4.67%) Configuration Management
5 6 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (4.00%) DevOps
6 5 (3.33%) Software Deployment
6 5 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (2.67%) Project Management
8 3 (2.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.33%) ERP
9 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.33%) Service Management
9 2 (1.33%) Validation
9 2 (1.33%) Computer Architecture
9 2 (1.33%) Data Protection
9 2 (1.33%) Data Analysis
9 2 (1.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (0.67%) Scrum
10 1 (0.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.00%) VBScript
3 8 (5.33%) VB
4 6 (4.00%) SQL
5 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.00%) Perl
6 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.67%) Ruby
7 1 (0.67%) C
7 1 (0.67%) C#
7 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.00%) MCSE
3 6 (4.00%) MCP
3 6 (4.00%) MCITP
4 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.33%) OCP
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.33%) RHCE
6 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.33%) CCNA
6 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.33%) MCDST
6 2 (1.33%) Degree
7 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.67%) MCTS
7 1 (0.67%) MCPD
7 1 (0.67%) MCSA
7 1 (0.67%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) SLA
System Software
1 106 (70.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.67%) vSphere
4 7 (4.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.33%) XenApp
6 3 (2.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.33%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.33%) UAG
7 2 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.33%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.67%) XenServer
8 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.67%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 49 (32.67%) SCOM
2 12 (8.00%) WSUS
3 6 (4.00%) SCOrch
4 5 (3.33%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.00%) Puppet
6 3 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (2.00%) SCSM
7 2 (1.33%) OpenView
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.33%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.33%) OVSD
8 1 (0.67%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (47.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (21.33%) VMware
3 19 (12.67%) Citrix
4 10 (6.67%) Akamai
5 8 (5.33%) AppSense
6 7 (4.67%) Cisco
6 7 (4.67%) Dell
6 7 (4.67%) EMC
7 5 (3.33%) Wyse
7 5 (3.33%) HP
8 4 (2.67%) Oracle
8 4 (2.67%) McAfee
9 3 (2.00%) Symantec
9 3 (2.00%) CA
9 3 (2.00%) CommVault
9 3 (2.00%) Lotus
9 3 (2.00%) IBM
10 2 (1.33%) SAP
10 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.33%) Tripwire
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