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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 75 89 75
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing SCCM 74 32 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.44% 1.34% 2.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.57% 18.60% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 9 38
Average daily rate
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£228 £275 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.27% -7.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £160 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £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 5
Average hourly rate £25.50 - £34.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 - £34.70
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
259 172 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.54% 7.20% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 76 114
Average daily rate £338 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £90 £102
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 17
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 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
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 25 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 25 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 25 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 -4 18 £310 -3.87% 8
Suffolk -13 11 £175 -
Bedfordshire -13 10 £350 +16.66%
Hertfordshire +3 8 £233 +45.31% 4
Essex +1 8 £300 +86.04% 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 103 (68.67%) Windows
2 100 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 66 (44.00%) Windows 7
4 55 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 48 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (25.33%) VMware
7 33 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (19.33%) Migration
9 28 (18.67%) MS Exchange
9 28 (18.67%) MS Excel
10 25 (16.67%) Citrix
10 25 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 23 (15.33%) DNS
12 22 (14.67%) DHCP
12 22 (14.67%) ITIL
13 21 (14.00%) SCOM
14 19 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (12.67%) Windows XP
15 18 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (12.00%) XenApp
15 18 (12.00%) Windows 8
16 17 (11.33%) VBScript
17 15 (10.00%) PowerShell
17 15 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (9.33%) MCSE
19 13 (8.67%) Firewall
19 13 (8.67%) MSI
19 13 (8.67%) Application Packaging
20 11 (7.33%) Security Cleared
20 11 (7.33%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 28 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.00%) 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 28 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.33%) MS Office
3 3 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
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 11 (7.33%) LAN
4 11 (7.33%) WAN
5 10 (6.67%) SAN
6 6 (4.00%) FTP
7 5 (3.33%) SMS
7 5 (3.33%) VLAN
8 4 (2.67%) NAS
8 4 (2.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.67%) VPN
9 3 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.00%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.33%) Wireless
11 1 (0.67%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.67%) 3G
11 1 (0.67%) X.500
11 1 (0.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.67%) MS Access
2 3 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
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 4 (2.67%) 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 26 (17.33%) Analyst
2 26 (17.33%) Support Engineer
3 18 (12.00%) Consultant
4 16 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (8.67%) Support Analyst
6 11 (7.33%) SCCM Engineer
7 10 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
7 10 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (6.67%) Architect
7 10 (6.67%) Applications Packager
8 6 (4.00%) Desktop Support
8 6 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (3.33%) Administrator
9 5 (3.33%) Project Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Windows Support Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (2.67%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.67%) Service 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%) ODBC
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 7 (4.67%) Clustering
2 5 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 5 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.00%) NHS
3 3 (2.00%) PKI
3 3 (2.00%) HP StorageWorks
4 2 (1.33%) iPhone
4 2 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.67%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.67%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 103 (68.67%) Windows
2 66 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 48 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (12.67%) Windows XP
6 18 (12.00%) Windows 8
7 10 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.00%) Windows Vista
8 6 (4.00%) Linux
9 3 (2.00%) Android
9 3 (2.00%) CentOS
9 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.00%) UNIX
10 2 (1.33%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.33%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.67%) Solaris
11 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.33%) Migration
2 22 (14.67%) ITIL
3 11 (7.33%) 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%) Business Continuity
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
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.33%) VBScript
2 15 (10.00%) 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 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.33%) MCSE
3 11 (7.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.33%) MCITP
5 5 (3.33%) MCP
5 5 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.00%) MCSA
7 3 (2.00%) CCNA
7 3 (2.00%) MCDST
7 3 (2.00%) OCP
7 3 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (2.00%) RHCE
8 2 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.33%) CCA
9 1 (0.67%) CCNP
9 1 (0.67%) CISSP
9 1 (0.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 100 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 25 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 19 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (12.00%) XenApp
5 11 (7.33%) vSphere
6 10 (6.67%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.00%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.33%) UAG
9 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.00%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.33%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (14.00%) SCOM
2 8 (5.33%) WSUS
3 5 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.00%) OVSD
5 3 (2.00%) ZENworks
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (2.00%) OpenView
6 2 (1.33%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.33%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.67%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 38 (25.33%) VMware
3 25 (16.67%) Citrix
4 11 (7.33%) HP
4 11 (7.33%) Dell
5 10 (6.67%) Cisco
6 9 (6.00%) EMC
7 7 (4.67%) AppSense
8 6 (4.00%) Altiris
8 6 (4.00%) Becrypt
8 6 (4.00%) IBM
9 5 (3.33%) Symantec
9 5 (3.33%) McAfee
10 3 (2.00%) Mercator
10 3 (2.00%) LANDesk
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
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