The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 147 135 142
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing SCCM 721 700 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.53% 1.54% 1.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.36% 21.24% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 346 340
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £154 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 58 75
Average hourly rate £16.72 £19.75 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +5.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £14.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £32.59 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.03 £23.20 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-30.91% +30.70%
SCCM
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3725 3295 2603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.91% 7.23% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2224 1869 1509
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 149 165
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
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 England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in England

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the England region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in England

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in England

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the England region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in England

SCCM
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 5 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +4 247 £350 -4.89% 71
South East +9 246 £350 +13.82% 34
North West -27 54 £325 +28.96% 15
West Midlands +10 41 £275 -31.25% 7
East of England -6 40 £154 -23.12% 16
South West -30 38 £300 -20.00% 27
East Midlands +22 29 £306 +36.11% 17
Yorkshire -20 23 £341 +51.66% 10
Midlands -5 1 £450 -
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1259 (80.29%) Windows
2 797 (50.83%) Active Directory
3 747 (47.64%) Microsoft
4 633 (40.37%) Windows 7
5 472 (30.10%) VMware
6 444 (28.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 376 (23.98%) Citrix
8 352 (22.45%) SCOM
9 281 (17.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 270 (17.22%) MS Exchange
11 265 (16.90%) Security Cleared
12 261 (16.65%) ITIL
13 258 (16.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 257 (16.39%) PowerShell
15 253 (16.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 243 (15.50%) DNS
17 230 (14.67%) MS Office
18 221 (14.09%) Migration
19 220 (14.03%) Windows XP
20 218 (13.90%) MS Excel
21 211 (13.46%) Hyper-V
22 202 (12.88%) DHCP
23 196 (12.50%) SQL
24 194 (12.37%) HP
25 189 (12.05%) Finance
26 175 (11.16%) Microsoft App-V
27 164 (10.46%) XenApp
28 157 (10.01%) SharePoint
29 151 (9.63%) SC Cleared
30 148 (9.44%) Microsoft Certification

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 270 (17.22%) MS Exchange
2 157 (10.01%) SharePoint
3 140 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 111 (7.08%) IIS
5 107 (6.82%) Lync
6 61 (3.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 60 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 48 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
9 40 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 28 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 22 (1.40%) OpenStack
12 17 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (1.02%) IBM Notes
13 16 (1.02%) WorkSite
14 12 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
14 12 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
15 10 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
17 5 (0.32%) Apache
18 3 (0.19%) Moodle
Applications
1 230 (14.67%) MS Office
2 218 (13.90%) MS Excel
3 20 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.96%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
1 7 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.19%) Agresso
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.064%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.064%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.064%) Eikon
5 1 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.064%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 98 (6.25%) Office 365
2 70 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.83%) IaaS
4 13 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.19%) SaaS
5 3 (0.19%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.064%) PaaS
7 1 (0.064%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 243 (15.50%) DNS
2 202 (12.88%) DHCP
3 133 (8.48%) SAN
4 118 (7.53%) Firewall
5 109 (6.95%) TCP/IP
6 90 (5.74%) LAN
7 85 (5.42%) WAN
8 82 (5.23%) VPN
9 54 (3.44%) NetScaler
10 44 (2.81%) NAS
11 42 (2.68%) Internet
12 41 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
13 38 (2.42%) VoIP
14 32 (2.04%) FTP
15 26 (1.66%) SMS
16 22 (1.40%) VLAN
17 21 (1.34%) Wireless
18 20 (1.28%) SSL
19 14 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
20 11 (0.70%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (0.89%) MySQL
6 9 (0.57%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.26%) EDRMS
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.26%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.13%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.064%) IDOL
12 1 (0.064%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.064%) DB2
Development Applications
1 107 (6.82%) MSI
2 19 (1.21%) AdminStudio
3 17 (1.08%) StarTeam
4 12 (0.77%) InstallShield
5 4 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.26%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.19%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (0.13%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.064%) ClearCase
General
1 189 (12.05%) Finance
2 51 (3.25%) Banking
3 39 (2.49%) Telecoms
3 39 (2.49%) Legal
4 38 (2.42%) Retail
5 37 (2.36%) Law
6 21 (1.34%) Publishing
7 16 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 14 (0.89%) Local Government
9 11 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.51%) Back Office
11 7 (0.45%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.32%) Marketing
13 3 (0.19%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.19%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.19%) French Language
13 3 (0.19%) Military
13 3 (0.19%) Advertising
14 2 (0.13%) Front Office
14 2 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 214 (13.65%) Analyst
2 188 (11.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 151 (9.63%) Support Engineer
4 145 (9.25%) Consultant
5 103 (6.57%) Desktop Support
6 96 (6.12%) Desktop Engineer
7 95 (6.06%) Architect
8 92 (5.87%) 2nd Line Support
9 90 (5.74%) Support Analyst
10 86 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
11 78 (4.97%) Applications Packager
12 56 (3.57%) Administrator
13 55 (3.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 54 (3.44%) SCCM Consultant
15 52 (3.32%) Server Engineer
16 47 (3.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 43 (2.74%) Project Manager
17 43 (2.74%) Deployment Engineer
18 40 (2.55%) Wintel Engineer
19 38 (2.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (6.82%) Application Packaging
2 43 (2.74%) .NET
3 30 (1.91%) Web Services
4 21 (1.34%) Middleware
5 9 (0.57%) Software Packaging
6 7 (0.45%) X-Windows
7 5 (0.32%) SAP PI
8 3 (0.19%) COM
8 3 (0.19%) CSS
8 3 (0.19%) XML
8 3 (0.19%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.13%) SOAP
9 2 (0.13%) DCOM
9 2 (0.13%) XMPP
9 2 (0.13%) REST
9 2 (0.13%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.13%) WCF
10 1 (0.064%) LINQ
10 1 (0.064%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.064%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 90 (5.74%) Blackberry
1 90 (5.74%) Clustering
2 55 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (3.38%) PKI
4 39 (2.49%) Replication
5 27 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 27 (1.72%) Thin Client
6 25 (1.59%) NHS
7 24 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 16 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 16 (1.02%) iPhone
9 14 (0.89%) iPad
9 14 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (0.77%) Open Source
10 12 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (0.51%) FMCG
13 7 (0.45%) CMDB
13 7 (0.45%) User Experience
13 7 (0.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1259 (80.29%) Windows
2 633 (40.37%) Windows 7
3 444 (28.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 281 (17.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 253 (16.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 220 (14.03%) Windows XP
7 115 (7.33%) Windows 8
8 55 (3.51%) Linux
9 45 (2.87%) Windows Vista
10 33 (2.10%) Windows 2000
11 29 (1.85%) UNIX
12 18 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (1.08%) Android
14 14 (0.89%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (0.64%) HPUX
16 10 (0.64%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.38%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.26%) Solaris
19 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (16.65%) ITIL
2 221 (14.09%) Migration
3 70 (4.46%) Configuration Management
4 66 (4.21%) Service Delivery
5 63 (4.02%) Project Management
6 60 (3.83%) E-Commerce
7 49 (3.13%) Problem Management
8 40 (2.55%) Incident Management
9 39 (2.49%) Change Management
10 35 (2.23%) Service Management
11 33 (2.10%) Asset Management
12 30 (1.91%) ITSM
12 30 (1.91%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (1.47%) Software Distribution
16 22 (1.40%) PRINCE2
16 22 (1.40%) Software Deployment
17 21 (1.34%) Load Balancing
18 20 (1.28%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 257 (16.39%) PowerShell
2 196 (12.50%) SQL
3 127 (8.10%) VBScript
4 77 (4.91%) VB
5 29 (1.85%) C#
6 16 (1.02%) Shell Script
7 10 (0.64%) C
7 10 (0.64%) Perl
8 6 (0.38%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.38%) VBA
9 5 (0.32%) Ruby
9 5 (0.32%) Java
10 3 (0.19%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.19%) Python
11 2 (0.13%) PHP
12 1 (0.064%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 265 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 151 (9.63%) SC Cleared
3 148 (9.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 102 (6.51%) MCSE
5 93 (5.93%) DV Cleared
6 59 (3.76%) MCP
7 44 (2.81%) VCP4
8 32 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (1.98%) MCSA
10 29 (1.85%) MCITP
11 28 (1.79%) CCNA
12 24 (1.53%) Degree
13 17 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
14 15 (0.96%) MOS
15 13 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (0.77%) CISSP
17 11 (0.70%) MCTS
17 11 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
18 10 (0.64%) CCA
18 10 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.78%) SLA
2 19 (1.21%) QA
3 1 (0.064%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.064%) P3O
3 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 797 (50.83%) Active Directory
2 258 (16.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 211 (13.46%) Hyper-V
4 175 (11.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 164 (10.46%) XenApp
6 104 (6.63%) XenDesktop
7 92 (5.87%) vSphere
8 52 (3.32%) VMware ESX
9 43 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
10 34 (2.17%) XenServer
11 26 (1.66%) UAG
12 19 (1.21%) Terminal Server
13 18 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
14 16 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 15 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
15 15 (0.96%) Terminal Services
16 13 (0.83%) ISA Server
17 12 (0.77%) vCloud
18 11 (0.70%) Firmware
19 10 (0.64%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 352 (22.45%) SCOM
2 61 (3.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 61 (3.89%) WSUS
3 51 (3.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 51 (3.25%) SCVMM
4 32 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 31 (1.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 30 (1.91%) EdgeSight
7 28 (1.79%) HP SIM
8 24 (1.53%) SCOrch
9 19 (1.21%) SCSM
10 18 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 16 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
11 16 (1.02%) SCDPM
12 15 (0.96%) Netcool
12 15 (0.96%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 14 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
14 10 (0.64%) Nagios
14 10 (0.64%) Backup Exec
15 9 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 747 (47.64%) Microsoft
2 472 (30.10%) VMware
3 376 (23.98%) Citrix
4 194 (12.37%) HP
5 119 (7.59%) Cisco
6 84 (5.36%) AppSense
7 82 (5.23%) NetApp
8 75 (4.78%) Symantec
9 68 (4.34%) Dell
10 60 (3.83%) EMC
11 58 (3.70%) IBM
12 55 (3.51%) Remedy
12 55 (3.51%) McAfee
13 52 (3.32%) Sophos
14 51 (3.25%) Oracle
15 42 (2.68%) Altiris
16 34 (2.17%) Apple
17 26 (1.66%) Veeam
18 25 (1.59%) Veritas
18 25 (1.59%) Lotus
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