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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England / East of England
Rank 91 86 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs citing SCCM 31 42 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.44% 1.79% 2.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.67% 17.87% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 38
Median daily rate £225 £264 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% -27.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £165 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £297 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 8
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.35% -6.06%

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
150 235 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.97% 10.00% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 121 128
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 27
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.77 £44.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +2.38%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -2 17 £300 -11.11% 7
Bedfordshire +5 4 - - 1
Suffolk -5 4 £290 +81.25%
Norfolk +7 3 £134 +6.80%
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £125 - 3
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 61 (72.62%) Windows
2 50 (59.52%) Active Directory
3 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 22 (26.19%) VMware
5 20 (23.81%) Windows 7
6 18 (21.43%) Citrix
7 17 (20.24%) Windows 10
8 16 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (17.86%) Windows Server
10 12 (14.29%) Office 365
10 12 (14.29%) Finance
10 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 12 (14.29%) SQL
11 11 (13.10%) MS Office
11 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
11 11 (13.10%) MS Exchange
11 11 (13.10%) HP
11 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (13.10%) Hyper-V
11 11 (13.10%) PowerShell
11 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (11.90%) Migration
12 10 (11.90%) Firewall
12 10 (11.90%) DNS
12 10 (11.90%) MCSE
13 9 (10.71%) ITIL
13 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
13 9 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (10.71%) vSphere

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.10%) MS Exchange
1 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.38%) Site Server
4 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.19%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.10%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.19%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.19%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Office 365
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) OneDrive
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.57%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) G Suite
4 1 (1.19%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) DNS
1 10 (11.90%) Firewall
2 8 (9.52%) DHCP
3 7 (8.33%) Internet
3 7 (8.33%) WAN
4 5 (5.95%) LAN
4 5 (5.95%) MPLS
4 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.76%) NetScaler
6 3 (3.57%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.38%) SAN
7 2 (2.38%) VPN
7 2 (2.38%) Wireless
7 2 (2.38%) WLAN
8 1 (1.19%) FTP
8 1 (1.19%) Intranet
8 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.19%) VoIP
8 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.57%) MySQL
2 3 (3.57%) OLTP
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MSI
2 2 (2.38%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Local Government
3 3 (3.57%) Legal
3 3 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Architect
2 11 (13.10%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Consultant
4 9 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) IT Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) IT Support
5 8 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.33%) Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) SCCM Consultant
8 4 (4.76%) IT Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) SCCM Specialist
8 4 (4.76%) Windows Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Active Directory Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Hardware Technician
9 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
9 3 (3.57%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) SAML
2 3 (3.57%) Middleware
3 2 (2.38%) SAP PI
3 2 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (1.19%) .NET
4 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.19%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
1 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
1 5 (5.95%) PKI
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.57%) iPad
3 3 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (3.57%) NHS
4 2 (2.38%) iPhone
4 2 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.19%) CCTV
5 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (72.62%) Windows
2 20 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 17 (20.24%) Windows 10
4 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (17.86%) Windows Server
6 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (7.14%) Solaris
9 4 (4.76%) Linux
9 4 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.38%) Android
10 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.38%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.38%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.90%) Migration
2 9 (10.71%) ITIL
3 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 5 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.95%) Converged Infrastructure
4 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.76%) Identity Management
5 4 (4.76%) Information Security
5 4 (4.76%) Software Deployment
5 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.76%) Validation
6 3 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.57%) Benchmarking
6 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.57%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.57%) Performance Testing
6 3 (3.57%) PRINCE
6 3 (3.57%) RAD
6 3 (3.57%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.29%) SQL
2 11 (13.10%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.57%) Java
4 2 (2.38%) VBScript
5 1 (1.19%) C
5 1 (1.19%) VB
5 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.90%) MCSE
3 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.33%) MCP
5 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.76%) DBS Check
6 4 (4.76%) MCITP
7 3 (3.57%) Degree
8 1 (1.19%) CCA
8 1 (1.19%) CCNA
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.19%) MCSA
8 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.10%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (10.71%) vSphere
5 8 (9.52%) XenApp
6 6 (7.14%) BitLocker
6 6 (7.14%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.19%) Firmware
9 1 (1.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) SCOM
2 5 (5.95%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.76%) WSUS
4 3 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.57%) OpenView
4 3 (3.57%) SCSM
4 3 (3.57%) Simpana
4 3 (3.57%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.38%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.38%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.19%) Aspera SmartTrack
6 1 (1.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.19%) DameWare
6 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.19%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.19%) VMware
3 18 (21.43%) Citrix
4 11 (13.10%) HP
5 7 (8.33%) Oracle
6 6 (7.14%) Apple
6 6 (7.14%) IBM
7 5 (5.95%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.95%) Dell
8 4 (4.76%) Avaya
8 4 (4.76%) CommVault
8 4 (4.76%) Intel Security
8 4 (4.76%) Symantec
9 3 (3.57%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.57%) BMC
9 3 (3.57%) Sun
9 3 (3.57%) Veeam
10 2 (2.38%) AppSense
10 2 (2.38%) Google
10 2 (2.38%) NetApp
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