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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 187 149 139
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -10
Contract jobs citing SCCM 605 746 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.28% 1.58% 1.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.02% 18.50% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 415 380
Average daily rate £320 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £149 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 70 62
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.06 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -14.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £25.00 £31.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.81 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -24.73%
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
4027 4032 3464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.53% 8.56% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2568 2415 1998
Average daily rate £448 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 139 137
Average hourly rate £28.75 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.74% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.17 £41.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 211 £338 -3.57% 51
South East -39 148 £325 +3.17% 28
South West +19 60 £288 +4.54% 11
East of England -10 48 £250 -23.07% 11
Yorkshire -7 44 £200 -40.29% 12
North West -29 35 £275 -6.38% 10
West Midlands -37 28 £290 +28.88% 7
East Midlands -15 19 £288 -4.16% 5
North East -9 13 £250 -
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1057 (80.02%) Windows
2 762 (57.68%) Active Directory
3 634 (47.99%) Microsoft
4 488 (36.94%) Windows 7
5 433 (32.78%) VMware
6 403 (30.51%) Windows Server
7 395 (29.90%) Citrix
8 319 (24.15%) ITIL
9 308 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 278 (21.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 273 (20.67%) PowerShell
12 251 (19.00%) SCOM
13 240 (18.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 209 (15.82%) MS Office
14 209 (15.82%) Finance
15 208 (15.75%) MS Excel
16 185 (14.00%) Security Cleared
17 184 (13.93%) MS Exchange
18 182 (13.78%) DNS
19 176 (13.32%) SQL
20 172 (13.02%) Microsoft App-V
20 172 (13.02%) Hyper-V
21 166 (12.57%) XenApp
22 165 (12.49%) Migration
23 160 (12.11%) Windows Server 2003
24 145 (10.98%) HP
25 144 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
26 130 (9.84%) Windows 8
27 123 (9.31%) XenDesktop
28 122 (9.24%) DHCP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 184 (13.93%) MS Exchange
2 93 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 90 (6.81%) SharePoint
4 79 (5.98%) Skype for Business
5 73 (5.53%) IIS
6 47 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 42 (3.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 22 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (1.59%) OpenStack
10 15 (1.14%) IBM Notes
11 14 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.38%) Apache
13 5 (0.38%) JBoss
13 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.38%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.30%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.23%) IBM Domino
15 3 (0.23%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 209 (15.82%) MS Office
2 208 (15.75%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.61%) MS Project
5 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.076%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 14 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.38%) RMDS
4 2 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.076%) assyst
5 1 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.076%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.076%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.076%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.076%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 115 (8.71%) Office 365
2 89 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (1.36%) IaaS
6 17 (1.29%) SaaS
7 15 (1.14%) PaaS
8 5 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.30%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.30%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 182 (13.78%) DNS
2 122 (9.24%) DHCP
3 99 (7.49%) Firewall
4 92 (6.96%) LAN
5 90 (6.81%) TCP/IP
6 86 (6.51%) SAN
7 75 (5.68%) WAN
8 56 (4.24%) NetScaler
9 53 (4.01%) VPN
10 45 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
11 37 (2.80%) VoIP
12 31 (2.35%) SSL
13 30 (2.27%) Internet
14 25 (1.89%) Wireless
15 18 (1.36%) Skype
16 16 (1.21%) NAS
16 16 (1.21%) SNMP
16 16 (1.21%) VLAN
16 16 (1.21%) WebEx
17 15 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 19 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (0.53%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.38%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (0.30%) Big Data
9 4 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.30%) MS Access
9 4 (0.30%) MySQL
9 4 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.15%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.15%) DB2
11 1 (0.076%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.076%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 52 (3.94%) MSI
2 25 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 20 (1.51%) JIRA
4 19 (1.44%) Git (software)
4 19 (1.44%) Subversion
5 18 (1.36%) Ant
5 18 (1.36%) Hudson
5 18 (1.36%) Maven
6 15 (1.14%) InstallShield
7 12 (0.91%) AdminStudio
8 9 (0.68%) Wise Package Studio
9 5 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.15%) StarTeam
10 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.076%) HP UFT
General
1 209 (15.82%) Finance
2 44 (3.33%) Banking
3 36 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.42%) Legal
5 29 (2.20%) Law
6 24 (1.82%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.36%) Back Office
8 17 (1.29%) Retail
9 14 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.83%) Local Government
11 10 (0.76%) Electronics
11 10 (0.76%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.76%) Marketing
12 8 (0.61%) Games
13 7 (0.53%) Advertising
14 5 (0.38%) Front Office
14 5 (0.38%) Publishing
15 4 (0.30%) German Language
16 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 225 (17.03%) Analyst
2 148 (11.20%) Support Engineer
3 133 (10.07%) Desktop Support
4 106 (8.02%) Windows Engineer
5 104 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 98 (7.42%) 2nd Line Support
7 91 (6.89%) 3rd Line Support
8 90 (6.81%) Desktop Engineer
9 88 (6.66%) Support Analyst
10 84 (6.36%) Consultant
11 71 (5.37%) Architect
12 59 (4.47%) Service Analyst
13 50 (3.79%) Applications Packager
14 47 (3.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 45 (3.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
15 45 (3.41%) Service Desk Analyst
16 44 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
17 43 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 43 (3.26%) Administrator
17 43 (3.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.65%) .NET
2 21 (1.59%) Middleware
3 15 (1.14%) Software Packaging
4 9 (0.68%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.38%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.38%) XML
6 4 (0.30%) HTML
6 4 (0.30%) jQuery
6 4 (0.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (0.30%) Web Services
7 3 (0.23%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.23%) COM
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.15%) ActiveX
9 1 (0.076%) CSS
9 1 (0.076%) Flash
9 1 (0.076%) J2EE
9 1 (0.076%) OLE
9 1 (0.076%) SOAP
9 1 (0.076%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 84 (6.36%) Data Centre
2 73 (5.53%) Blackberry
3 50 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (2.65%) Clustering
5 29 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
7 27 (2.04%) NHS
8 25 (1.89%) Hedge funds
8 25 (1.89%) User Experience
9 23 (1.74%) PKI
10 18 (1.36%) Fat Client
10 18 (1.36%) iPhone
10 18 (1.36%) Thin Client
11 16 (1.21%) CMDB
11 16 (1.21%) Driving Licence
12 14 (1.06%) Computer Science
13 12 (0.91%) Device Driver
14 11 (0.83%) BYOD
14 11 (0.83%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1057 (80.02%) Windows
2 488 (36.94%) Windows 7
3 403 (30.51%) Windows Server
4 308 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 278 (21.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 160 (12.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 130 (9.84%) Windows 8
8 116 (8.78%) Windows XP
9 93 (7.04%) Linux
10 80 (6.06%) Windows 10
11 29 (2.20%) Apple iOS
11 29 (2.20%) Unix
12 28 (2.12%) Android
13 25 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (1.82%) VMS
15 21 (1.59%) Mac OS X
16 17 (1.29%) Mac OS
17 15 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
18 10 (0.76%) Windows Vista
19 9 (0.68%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (24.15%) ITIL
2 165 (12.49%) Migration
3 82 (6.21%) Service Management
4 64 (4.84%) Problem Management
5 63 (4.77%) Configuration Management
6 62 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (4.69%) Software Deployment
7 59 (4.47%) Project Management
8 57 (4.31%) Service Delivery
9 54 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 52 (3.94%) Change Management
11 43 (3.26%) Application Packaging
12 40 (3.03%) ITSM
13 36 (2.73%) DevOps
14 35 (2.65%) Incident Management
14 35 (2.65%) Patch Management
15 32 (2.42%) Asset Management
16 31 (2.35%) Mentoring
16 31 (2.35%) PRINCE2
17 29 (2.20%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 273 (20.67%) PowerShell
2 176 (13.32%) SQL
3 71 (5.37%) VBScript
4 42 (3.18%) VB
5 32 (2.42%) Ruby
6 31 (2.35%) C#
7 20 (1.51%) Python
8 11 (0.83%) Java
9 9 (0.68%) C
10 7 (0.53%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.45%) Perl
11 6 (0.45%) VBA
12 5 (0.38%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.30%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 185 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 144 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 113 (8.55%) SC Cleared
4 70 (5.30%) MCSE
5 60 (4.54%) MCP
6 49 (3.71%) DV Cleared
7 44 (3.33%) MCSA
8 35 (2.65%) MCITP
9 30 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (1.51%) Degree
12 17 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 17 (1.29%) MCDST
13 16 (1.21%) CCNA
14 13 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
15 12 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 11 (0.83%) PMI Certification
16 11 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 8 (0.61%) DBS Check
18 7 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.53%) SLA
2 9 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (0.68%) QA
3 7 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.15%) COBIT
5 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.15%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.076%) HL7
System Software
1 762 (57.68%) Active Directory
2 240 (18.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 172 (13.02%) Hyper-V
3 172 (13.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 166 (12.57%) XenApp
5 123 (9.31%) XenDesktop
6 92 (6.96%) vSphere
7 42 (3.18%) VMware ESX
8 39 (2.95%) BitLocker
9 25 (1.89%) XenServer
10 21 (1.59%) Docker
11 18 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 10 (0.76%) Terminal Server
13 9 (0.68%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (0.53%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.45%) DFS Replication
16 6 (0.45%) UAG
16 6 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 251 (19.00%) SCOM
2 72 (5.45%) WSUS
3 48 (3.63%) Puppet
4 43 (3.26%) SCVMM
5 41 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (2.73%) SCOrch
7 34 (2.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 25 (1.89%) Windows Intune
9 24 (1.82%) Ansible
10 23 (1.74%) SCSM
10 23 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 17 (1.29%) Backup Exec
12 14 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 13 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (0.91%) OpenView
15 11 (0.83%) CFEngine
16 10 (0.76%) NetBackup
17 9 (0.68%) SCDPM
18 8 (0.61%) HP SIM
18 8 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 634 (47.99%) Microsoft
2 433 (32.78%) VMware
3 395 (29.90%) Citrix
4 145 (10.98%) HP
5 104 (7.87%) Cisco
6 79 (5.98%) Dell
7 53 (4.01%) AppSense
8 52 (3.94%) Remedy
9 42 (3.18%) Symantec
10 35 (2.65%) Oracle
11 33 (2.50%) Apple
11 33 (2.50%) EMC
12 31 (2.35%) Altiris
13 30 (2.27%) NetApp
14 28 (2.12%) IBM
14 28 (2.12%) Red Hat
15 25 (1.89%) Splunk
16 24 (1.82%) Bloomberg
17 23 (1.74%) CA
17 23 (1.74%) Intel Security
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Woking, Surrey
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London
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Lewes, East Sussex
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Glossop, Derbyshire
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City of London
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