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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 72 67 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing SCCM 64 72 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.59% 2.53% 2.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.90% 28.02% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 46
Median daily rate £230 £325 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £169 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £425 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Median hourly rate £15.38 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.07% +105.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £23.45 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £36.75 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.06 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -25.40%
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
257 257 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.38% 9.03% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 140 148
Median daily rate £403 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £29.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £60.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 29 £245 -42.35% 3
Bedfordshire +4 15 £200 -46.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +30 8 £275 +10.00% 3
Essex -8 5 £348 +15.83% 3
Norfolk -3 4 £115 -45.88%
Suffolk -2 3 £283 -13.07%
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 103 (81.10%) Windows
2 78 (61.42%) Active Directory
3 68 (53.54%) Microsoft
4 45 (35.43%) VMware
5 37 (29.13%) Windows 7
6 32 (25.20%) Windows Server
6 32 (25.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (23.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (22.83%) Citrix
9 28 (22.05%) ITIL
10 26 (20.47%) MS Exchange
11 22 (17.32%) HP
11 22 (17.32%) PowerShell
12 21 (16.54%) MS Excel
12 21 (16.54%) Windows 10
13 18 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (14.17%) DNS
13 18 (14.17%) SCOM
13 18 (14.17%) vSphere
14 17 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (13.39%) Office 365
14 17 (13.39%) Windows 8
15 16 (12.60%) Hyper-V
15 16 (12.60%) SQL
15 16 (12.60%) SQL Server
16 15 (11.81%) MS Office
17 14 (11.02%) WSUS
18 13 (10.24%) Microsoft App-V
18 13 (10.24%) SharePoint

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 26 (20.47%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.24%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.94%) IIS
5 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.36%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.36%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.57%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (16.54%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.81%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) assyst
1 2 (1.57%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.79%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.79%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.39%) Office 365
2 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.30%) OneDrive
4 6 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.36%) SaaS
6 2 (1.57%) iTunes
7 1 (0.79%) IaaS
7 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.17%) DNS
2 13 (10.24%) DHCP
3 11 (8.66%) SAN
4 9 (7.09%) Firewall
5 8 (6.30%) WAN
6 7 (5.51%) LAN
7 6 (4.72%) iSCSI
7 6 (4.72%) VPN
8 5 (3.94%) Internet
8 5 (3.94%) IP Telephony
8 5 (3.94%) VLAN
9 4 (3.15%) MPLS
10 3 (2.36%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.36%) Wireless
11 2 (1.57%) FTP
11 2 (1.57%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.79%) Intranet
12 1 (0.79%) VoIP
12 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.72%) MySQL
3 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.36%) OLTP
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) MSI
2 3 (2.36%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.79%) Ant
3 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.79%) Hudson
3 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.79%) Maven
3 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 13 (10.24%) Finance
2 10 (7.87%) Local Government
3 3 (2.36%) French Language
3 3 (2.36%) Legal
4 2 (1.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (17.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (16.54%) Desktop Engineer
3 20 (15.75%) Support Engineer
4 18 (14.17%) Architect
4 18 (14.17%) Desktop Support
5 14 (11.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 13 (10.24%) Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) Consultant
7 9 (7.09%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (6.30%) SCCM Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (5.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) Server Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Applications Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.94%) SAML
2 3 (2.36%) Middleware
3 2 (1.57%) HTML
3 2 (1.57%) SAP PI
3 2 (1.57%) Web Services
4 1 (0.79%) .NET
4 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.51%) PKI
3 6 (4.72%) CMDB
3 6 (4.72%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.36%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.36%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.36%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.36%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.57%) iPad
6 2 (1.57%) NHS
6 2 (1.57%) Replication
7 1 (0.79%) CCTV
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.79%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.79%) Informatics
7 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 103 (81.10%) Windows
2 37 (29.13%) Windows 7
3 32 (25.20%) Windows Server
3 32 (25.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (23.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (16.54%) Windows 10
6 17 (13.39%) Windows 8
7 12 (9.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (8.66%) Linux
9 7 (5.51%) Mac OS
10 5 (3.94%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.94%) Solaris
10 5 (3.94%) Windows Vista
11 4 (3.15%) CentOS
11 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.15%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.57%) Android
13 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.05%) ITIL
2 10 (7.87%) PRINCE2
3 9 (7.09%) Migration
4 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.51%) Identity Management
5 7 (5.51%) Software Deployment
6 6 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.72%) Asset Management
6 6 (4.72%) Information Security
7 5 (3.94%) ITIL V3
7 5 (3.94%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (3.15%) Application Packaging
8 4 (3.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.15%) Converged Infrastructure
8 4 (3.15%) IT Asset Management
8 4 (3.15%) Presales
8 4 (3.15%) Server Building
8 4 (3.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (2.36%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.32%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.60%) SQL
3 5 (3.94%) VBScript
4 4 (3.15%) Java
4 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.36%) VBA
6 2 (1.57%) PHP
6 2 (1.57%) VB
7 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.79%) C
7 1 (0.79%) Python
7 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.66%) MCSE
2 11 (8.66%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.30%) MCP
3 8 (6.30%) MCSA
4 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (3.94%) CCNA
6 5 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.94%) MCITP
7 3 (2.36%) Degree
7 3 (2.36%) VCP5
7 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.57%) CCNP
8 2 (1.57%) MOS
9 1 (0.79%) CCA
9 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.87%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 78 (61.42%) Active Directory
2 30 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (14.17%) vSphere
4 16 (12.60%) Hyper-V
5 13 (10.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (9.45%) VMware ESX
7 10 (7.87%) XenApp
8 9 (7.09%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.57%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.57%) NFS
9 2 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.79%) Docker
10 1 (0.79%) Firmware
10 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (14.17%) SCOM
2 14 (11.02%) WSUS
3 7 (5.51%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.15%) Puppet
4 4 (3.15%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.36%) Ansible
5 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.36%) OpenView
5 3 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.36%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.57%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.57%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.57%) PowerCLI
6 2 (1.57%) Simpana
7 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.79%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 68 (53.54%) Microsoft
2 45 (35.43%) VMware
3 29 (22.83%) Citrix
4 22 (17.32%) HP
5 13 (10.24%) Dell
6 8 (6.30%) Apple
6 8 (6.30%) Oracle
7 7 (5.51%) Avaya
7 7 (5.51%) Cisco
8 6 (4.72%) Veeam
9 5 (3.94%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.94%) IBM
9 5 (3.94%) ServiceNow
9 5 (3.94%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.15%) Cognos
10 4 (3.15%) CommVault
10 4 (3.15%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.36%) BMC
11 3 (2.36%) NetApp
11 3 (2.36%) Sun