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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 129 114 173
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +59
Contract jobs citing SCCM 835 805 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.68% 1.72% 1.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.93% 24.02% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 444 269
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £181 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £472 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 75 73
Average hourly rate £16.72 £19.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -28.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.12 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.46 £20.06 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-17.97% -27.71%
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
4189 3352 2891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.45% 7.16% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2069 1550
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 203
Average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.43 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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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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 -42 261 £358 -6.53% 51
South East -13 208 £311 -11.07% 37
East of England +2 78 £338 +37.75% 13
South West -8 78 £365 +26.95% 17
North West -7 59 £279 +23.34% 8
West Midlands +30 57 £225 +5.88% 12
East Midlands +22 40 £338 -3.57% 13
Yorkshire +18 40 £295 +18.00% 12
Midlands +2 3 £525 +61.53%
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1317 (78.82%) Windows
2 872 (52.18%) Active Directory
3 769 (46.02%) Microsoft
4 660 (39.50%) Windows 7
5 456 (27.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 452 (27.05%) VMware
7 446 (26.69%) Citrix
8 412 (24.66%) SCOM
9 289 (17.30%) DNS
10 288 (17.24%) MS Exchange
11 287 (17.18%) PowerShell
12 285 (17.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 283 (16.94%) ITIL
14 274 (16.40%) MS Office
15 264 (15.80%) Security Cleared
16 260 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 257 (15.38%) Windows XP
18 254 (15.20%) MS Excel
19 236 (14.12%) DHCP
20 227 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
21 226 (13.52%) Migration
22 216 (12.93%) Finance
23 206 (12.33%) XenApp
24 203 (12.15%) Microsoft App-V
25 202 (12.09%) HP
25 202 (12.09%) SQL
26 192 (11.49%) Hyper-V
27 177 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
28 167 (9.99%) SC Cleared
29 164 (9.81%) SQL Server

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 288 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 146 (8.74%) SharePoint
3 134 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 125 (7.48%) IIS
5 105 (6.28%) Lync
6 64 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 57 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 56 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 45 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 20 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (0.90%) OpenStack
12 15 (0.90%) WorkSite
13 10 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
13 10 (0.60%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
15 8 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.36%) Apache
17 4 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 274 (16.40%) MS Office
2 254 (15.20%) MS Excel
3 20 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.78%) MS Project
5 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.060%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.18%) Agresso
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.060%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (0.060%) Eikon
6 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.060%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.25%) Office 365
2 64 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.48%) IaaS
6 3 (0.18%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.12%) SaaS
7 2 (0.12%) PaaS
7 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 289 (17.30%) DNS
2 236 (14.12%) DHCP
3 155 (9.28%) SAN
4 125 (7.48%) Firewall
5 118 (7.06%) TCP/IP
6 83 (4.97%) VPN
7 75 (4.49%) LAN
8 74 (4.43%) WAN
9 50 (2.99%) NAS
9 50 (2.99%) NetScaler
10 45 (2.69%) Internet
11 41 (2.45%) FTP
11 41 (2.45%) VoIP
12 37 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
13 34 (2.03%) Wireless
14 29 (1.74%) VLAN
15 26 (1.56%) SMS
16 23 (1.38%) SSL
17 16 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (0.66%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 64 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (0.66%) MySQL
7 8 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.42%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.12%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.12%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.12%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.060%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.060%) DB2
14 1 (0.060%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.060%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 106 (6.34%) MSI
2 19 (1.14%) AdminStudio
3 12 (0.72%) InstallShield
4 11 (0.66%) StarTeam
5 8 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.42%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.24%) NUnit
8 3 (0.18%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.12%) Subversion
9 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.12%) Wise Package Studio
10 1 (0.060%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.060%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 216 (12.93%) Finance
2 73 (4.37%) Banking
3 53 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 37 (2.21%) Retail
5 35 (2.09%) Law
6 34 (2.03%) Legal
7 18 (1.08%) Publishing
8 13 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 13 (0.78%) Local Government
9 11 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.48%) Back Office
12 7 (0.42%) Front Office
12 7 (0.42%) Advertising
13 5 (0.30%) Marketing
13 5 (0.30%) German Language
13 5 (0.30%) Military
14 3 (0.18%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.18%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 207 (12.39%) Analyst
2 200 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 185 (11.07%) Support Engineer
4 152 (9.10%) Consultant
5 133 (7.96%) Desktop Support
6 122 (7.30%) Desktop Engineer
7 99 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 97 (5.80%) Architect
9 87 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
10 78 (4.67%) Support Analyst
11 75 (4.49%) Administrator
12 71 (4.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 63 (3.77%) SCCM Engineer
14 60 (3.59%) Applications Packager
15 57 (3.41%) Server Engineer
16 55 (3.29%) Wintel Engineer
16 55 (3.29%) SCCM Consultant
17 47 (2.81%) Project Manager
18 46 (2.75%) Rollout Engineer
19 40 (2.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (6.10%) Application Packaging
2 41 (2.45%) .NET
3 34 (2.03%) Web Services
4 13 (0.78%) Middleware
5 12 (0.72%) Software Packaging
6 10 (0.60%) XML
6 10 (0.60%) DCOM
7 6 (0.36%) JSP
7 6 (0.36%) SAP PI
8 4 (0.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (0.24%) WCF
8 4 (0.24%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.18%) MSMQ
9 3 (0.18%) COM
10 2 (0.12%) XMPP
10 2 (0.12%) OLE
11 1 (0.060%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.060%) LINQ
11 1 (0.060%) EDI
11 1 (0.060%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 117 (7.00%) Blackberry
2 99 (5.92%) Clustering
3 56 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (3.23%) PKI
5 35 (2.09%) Thin Client
5 35 (2.09%) Fat Client
6 33 (1.97%) Replication
7 30 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 17 (1.02%) PDA
8 17 (1.02%) CMDB
9 13 (0.78%) iPad
9 13 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (0.72%) Open Source
10 12 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (0.66%) iPhone
12 10 (0.60%) CESG
13 9 (0.54%) Device Driver
13 9 (0.54%) NHS
14 8 (0.48%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1317 (78.82%) Windows
2 660 (39.50%) Windows 7
3 456 (27.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 285 (17.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 257 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 227 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 86 (5.15%) Windows 8
8 64 (3.83%) Linux
9 51 (3.05%) Windows Vista
10 23 (1.38%) UNIX
11 22 (1.32%) Windows 2000
12 20 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (1.02%) Android
14 13 (0.78%) Mac OS X
14 13 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (0.72%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.30%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.24%) CentOS
17 4 (0.24%) AIX
18 3 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (16.94%) ITIL
2 226 (13.52%) Migration
3 67 (4.01%) E-Commerce
4 64 (3.83%) Service Delivery
5 63 (3.77%) Project Management
6 60 (3.59%) Configuration Management
7 43 (2.57%) Asset Management
8 41 (2.45%) Incident Management
9 39 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 36 (2.15%) Change Management
11 33 (1.97%) Disaster Recovery
11 33 (1.97%) Service Management
12 32 (1.92%) Problem Management
12 32 (1.92%) Software Distribution
13 30 (1.80%) ITSM
14 28 (1.68%) Load Balancing
14 28 (1.68%) Software Deployment
15 27 (1.62%) Performance Tuning
16 25 (1.50%) Time Management
17 23 (1.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 287 (17.18%) PowerShell
2 202 (12.09%) SQL
3 117 (7.00%) VBScript
4 73 (4.37%) VB
5 23 (1.38%) C#
6 18 (1.08%) Shell Script
7 11 (0.66%) C
8 10 (0.60%) Perl
8 10 (0.60%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.30%) VBA
10 3 (0.18%) Python
10 3 (0.18%) Ruby
10 3 (0.18%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.18%) Java
11 2 (0.12%) PHP
12 1 (0.060%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 264 (15.80%) Security Cleared
2 177 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 167 (9.99%) SC Cleared
4 120 (7.18%) MCSE
5 76 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 67 (4.01%) MCP
7 30 (1.80%) MCITP
8 29 (1.74%) MCSA
9 28 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (1.50%) CCNA
10 25 (1.50%) Degree
11 24 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
12 23 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (0.96%) MCTS
14 14 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 14 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (0.84%) CCA
15 13 (0.78%) MOS
16 12 (0.72%) CISSP
17 11 (0.66%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (5.80%) SLA
2 21 (1.26%) QA
3 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.060%) P3O
4 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 872 (52.18%) Active Directory
2 260 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 206 (12.33%) XenApp
4 203 (12.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 192 (11.49%) Hyper-V
6 123 (7.36%) XenDesktop
7 117 (7.00%) vSphere
8 63 (3.77%) VMware ESX
9 55 (3.29%) XenServer
10 37 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
11 32 (1.92%) UAG
12 26 (1.56%) vCloud
13 25 (1.50%) Terminal Services
14 23 (1.38%) ISA Server
15 22 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
16 13 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 13 (0.78%) VMware Server
16 13 (0.78%) Firmware
17 12 (0.72%) Terminal Server
18 11 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 412 (24.66%) SCOM
2 58 (3.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 49 (2.93%) SCVMM
4 44 (2.63%) WSUS
5 39 (2.33%) NetBackup
6 38 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 36 (2.15%) SCOrch
8 35 (2.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 31 (1.86%) HP SIM
10 26 (1.56%) EdgeSight
11 21 (1.26%) WMI
12 19 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
12 19 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
13 16 (0.96%) SCDPM
14 15 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 14 (0.84%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
15 14 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 14 (0.84%) Netcool
15 14 (0.84%) Netcool/OMNIbus
16 12 (0.72%) SCSM
Vendors
1 769 (46.02%) Microsoft
2 452 (27.05%) VMware
3 446 (26.69%) Citrix
4 202 (12.09%) HP
5 140 (8.38%) Cisco
6 108 (6.46%) Symantec
7 104 (6.22%) AppSense
8 73 (4.37%) Remedy
9 72 (4.31%) Dell
10 65 (3.89%) NetApp
11 63 (3.77%) McAfee
12 62 (3.71%) Sophos
13 58 (3.47%) IBM
14 53 (3.17%) Altiris
15 51 (3.05%) EMC
16 44 (2.63%) Oracle
17 43 (2.57%) F5
18 36 (2.15%) Apple
19 34 (2.03%) BMC
20 32 (1.92%) SolarWinds
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £13 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £450 per day £450.00 Day Rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Queen Mary Barts Cancer Institute
Rate: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £15 - £20 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 450-550 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 11-14 Per Hour
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 8 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 8 days ago
South East England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
South East England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Sussex
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £160 per day + competitive
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago