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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 139 123 138
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs citing SCCM 800 836 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.58% 1.69% 1.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.28% 22.07% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 471 352
Average daily rate
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£310 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £298 £306
% change year-on-year
+4.20% -2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 57 75
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £14.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.93 £31.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.03 £19.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.84% +12.85%
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
3944 3788 2976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.81% 7.64% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2432 2202 1736
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 152 160
Average hourly rate £20.19 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.10% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.08 £45.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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 -1 286 £314 -3.30% 43
South East +5 241 £350 +8.52% 33
North West -48 54 £320 +25.49% 13
South West -1 53 £275 -22.53% 14
East of England -7 49 £235 -18.26% 19
West Midlands -16 48 £350 +61.84% 10
Yorkshire -45 32 £300 +33.33% 8
East Midlands +5 29 £305 +31.89% 6
North East +5 9 £338 +159.61%
Midlands -6 1 £450 -18.18%
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1223 (79.83%) Windows
2 750 (48.96%) Active Directory
3 707 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 598 (39.03%) Windows 7
5 477 (31.14%) VMware
6 427 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 356 (23.24%) Citrix
8 293 (19.13%) SCOM
9 281 (18.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 281 (18.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 275 (17.95%) ITIL
11 255 (16.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 251 (16.38%) PowerShell
13 247 (16.12%) Security Cleared
14 238 (15.54%) MS Exchange
15 216 (14.10%) DNS
16 210 (13.71%) Migration
17 208 (13.58%) MS Office
18 206 (13.45%) Hyper-V
19 201 (13.12%) MS Excel
20 194 (12.66%) HP
21 193 (12.60%) Windows XP
21 193 (12.60%) SQL
22 183 (11.95%) Microsoft App-V
23 172 (11.23%) DHCP
24 170 (11.10%) Finance
25 162 (10.57%) SharePoint
26 150 (9.79%) XenApp
27 136 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
27 136 (8.88%) SAN

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 238 (15.54%) MS Exchange
2 162 (10.57%) SharePoint
3 126 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 117 (7.64%) Lync
5 91 (5.94%) IIS
6 49 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 48 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 42 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 37 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
10 25 (1.63%) OpenStack
11 23 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 19 (1.24%) IBM Notes
13 15 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
14 13 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
16 10 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.52%) WorkSite
18 5 (0.33%) CMS
19 4 (0.26%) Apache
20 3 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 208 (13.58%) MS Office
2 201 (13.12%) MS Excel
3 16 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.78%) MS Project
5 4 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.26%) InDesign
6 1 (0.065%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.20%) RMDS
3 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.065%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.065%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.065%) Eikon
5 1 (0.065%) Agresso
5 1 (0.065%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.065%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 106 (6.92%) Office 365
2 57 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.65%) IaaS
6 7 (0.46%) Google Drive
7 4 (0.26%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.20%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.20%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.20%) SaaS
9 1 (0.065%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.065%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.065%) Yammer
9 1 (0.065%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.065%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 216 (14.10%) DNS
2 172 (11.23%) DHCP
3 136 (8.88%) SAN
4 105 (6.85%) Firewall
5 102 (6.66%) TCP/IP
6 85 (5.55%) LAN
6 85 (5.55%) WAN
7 60 (3.92%) VPN
8 40 (2.61%) NetScaler
9 36 (2.35%) Internet
10 34 (2.22%) NAS
11 31 (2.02%) VoIP
12 30 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
13 24 (1.57%) SSL
14 23 (1.50%) Wireless
14 23 (1.50%) VLAN
15 17 (1.11%) FTP
16 16 (1.04%) SMS
17 12 (0.78%) ATM
18 11 (0.72%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (0.91%) MySQL
6 10 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.26%) EDRMS
10 4 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.20%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.13%) DB2
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.065%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.065%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.065%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.065%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 90 (5.87%) MSI
2 17 (1.11%) AdminStudio
2 17 (1.11%) StarTeam
3 13 (0.85%) InstallShield
4 6 (0.39%) Wise Package Studio
5 4 (0.26%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.13%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.13%) Lombardi
General
1 170 (11.10%) Finance
2 48 (3.13%) Banking
3 41 (2.68%) Retail
4 37 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 25 (1.63%) Legal
6 23 (1.50%) Law
7 16 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 14 (0.91%) Publishing
8 14 (0.91%) Local Government
9 12 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.46%) Back Office
11 6 (0.39%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.26%) Advertising
12 4 (0.26%) Marketing
13 3 (0.20%) French Language
13 3 (0.20%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.20%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.13%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.13%) German Language
14 2 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 223 (14.56%) Analyst
2 168 (10.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 147 (9.60%) Support Engineer
4 123 (8.03%) Consultant
5 108 (7.05%) Desktop Support
6 100 (6.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 100 (6.53%) Desktop Engineer
7 92 (6.01%) Support Analyst
8 88 (5.74%) Applications Packager
9 73 (4.77%) Architect
10 71 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
11 57 (3.72%) Administrator
12 56 (3.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 54 (3.52%) Server Engineer
14 53 (3.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 53 (3.46%) SCCM Consultant
15 47 (3.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 47 (3.07%) Deployment Engineer
16 45 (2.94%) Wintel Engineer
17 44 (2.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (7.18%) Application Packaging
2 47 (3.07%) .NET
3 30 (1.96%) Middleware
4 19 (1.24%) Web Services
5 11 (0.72%) Software Packaging
6 7 (0.46%) X-Windows
6 7 (0.46%) XML
6 7 (0.46%) SAP PI
7 4 (0.26%) ODBC
8 3 (0.20%) CSS
9 2 (0.13%) SOAP
9 2 (0.13%) J2EE
9 2 (0.13%) COM
9 2 (0.13%) XSLT
9 2 (0.13%) OLE
9 2 (0.13%) OLE DB
9 2 (0.13%) WCF
9 2 (0.13%) REST
9 2 (0.13%) Drools
9 2 (0.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 85 (5.55%) Blackberry
2 79 (5.16%) Clustering
3 52 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (3.00%) PKI
5 37 (2.42%) Replication
6 29 (1.89%) Fat Client
6 29 (1.89%) Thin Client
7 28 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 27 (1.76%) NHS
9 21 (1.37%) iPad
10 20 (1.31%) iPhone
11 18 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 17 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
13 13 (0.85%) User Experience
14 11 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.65%) BYOD
15 10 (0.65%) Private Cloud
15 10 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
16 9 (0.59%) Open Source
16 9 (0.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1223 (79.83%) Windows
2 598 (39.03%) Windows 7
3 427 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 281 (18.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 281 (18.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 193 (12.60%) Windows XP
6 127 (8.29%) Windows 8
7 60 (3.92%) Linux
8 32 (2.09%) Windows 2000
9 25 (1.63%) UNIX
10 24 (1.57%) Windows Vista
11 19 (1.24%) Android
11 19 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (0.65%) HPUX
14 9 (0.59%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.59%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.39%) Solaris
16 5 (0.33%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (17.95%) ITIL
2 210 (13.71%) Migration
3 73 (4.77%) Configuration Management
4 65 (4.24%) Project Management
5 49 (3.20%) Problem Management
6 44 (2.87%) Incident Management
6 44 (2.87%) Change Management
7 41 (2.68%) Service Delivery
8 39 (2.55%) ITSM
8 39 (2.55%) Asset Management
9 38 (2.48%) E-Commerce
10 35 (2.28%) Service Management
10 35 (2.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (1.63%) PRINCE2
13 24 (1.57%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (1.37%) Mobile Device Management
15 20 (1.31%) Low Latency
16 17 (1.11%) Performance Tuning
17 16 (1.04%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 251 (16.38%) PowerShell
2 193 (12.60%) SQL
3 130 (8.49%) VBScript
4 71 (4.63%) VB
5 43 (2.81%) C#
6 13 (0.85%) Shell Script
7 7 (0.46%) C
7 7 (0.46%) Java
7 7 (0.46%) Perl
7 7 (0.46%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.39%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.20%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.20%) VBA
9 3 (0.20%) Python
10 2 (0.13%) PHP
10 2 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 247 (16.12%) Security Cleared
2 136 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 131 (8.55%) SC Cleared
4 97 (6.33%) DV Cleared
4 97 (6.33%) MCSE
5 56 (3.66%) MCP
6 34 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (2.15%) MCSA
8 29 (1.89%) CCNA
8 29 (1.89%) MCITP
8 29 (1.89%) Degree
9 18 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (0.78%) CISSP
12 11 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (0.65%) CCA
13 10 (0.65%) MCTS
14 9 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (0.52%) CCNP
16 7 (0.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.66%) SLA
2 21 (1.37%) QA
3 8 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.065%) COBIT
5 1 (0.065%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.065%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 750 (48.96%) Active Directory
2 255 (16.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 206 (13.45%) Hyper-V
4 183 (11.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 150 (9.79%) XenApp
6 95 (6.20%) XenDesktop
7 78 (5.09%) vSphere
8 46 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
9 41 (2.68%) VMware ESX
10 26 (1.70%) UAG
11 24 (1.57%) XenServer
12 19 (1.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 19 (1.24%) BitLocker
13 18 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
13 18 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
14 13 (0.85%) ISA Server
14 13 (0.85%) vCloud
15 12 (0.78%) Firmware
15 12 (0.78%) Terminal Server
15 12 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 293 (19.13%) SCOM
2 64 (4.18%) WSUS
3 54 (3.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 48 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 48 (3.13%) SCVMM
5 29 (1.89%) SCOrch
6 24 (1.57%) HP SIM
7 21 (1.37%) EdgeSight
8 20 (1.31%) SCSM
9 18 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 16 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 16 (1.04%) AirWatch
11 15 (0.98%) Netcool
11 15 (0.98%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 15 (0.98%) NetBackup
12 14 (0.91%) Backup Exec
13 13 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
14 12 (0.78%) SCDPM
14 12 (0.78%) Nagios
15 10 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 707 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 477 (31.14%) VMware
3 356 (23.24%) Citrix
4 194 (12.66%) HP
5 120 (7.83%) Cisco
6 81 (5.29%) NetApp
7 74 (4.83%) AppSense
8 72 (4.70%) Dell
9 59 (3.85%) Oracle
10 54 (3.52%) IBM
11 51 (3.33%) Remedy
12 46 (3.00%) McAfee
12 46 (3.00%) Symantec
13 42 (2.74%) Sophos
14 37 (2.42%) Apple
15 35 (2.28%) EMC
16 28 (1.83%) Veeam
17 27 (1.76%) ServiceNow
18 26 (1.70%) Altiris
19 25 (1.63%) SolarWinds
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