The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 176 195 137
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -58
Contract jobs citing SCCM 697 641 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.52% 1.27% 1.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.91% 15.08% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 386 514
Median daily rate £325 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £163 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 79 70
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.64 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% -6.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.06 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.73% -9.09%
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
5009 4250 4712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.92% 8.45% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3234 2656 2927
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 152 165
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £40.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -24.32%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the England region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 245 £375 +1.35% 29
South East -13 150 £325 -8.77% 18
North West +16 62 £425 +21.42% 8
North East +7 52 £275 -1.78% 4
Yorkshire +37 46 £300 +50.00% 6
East Midlands +21 43 £298 +25.26% 11
South West +21 41 £320 +2.40% 8
East of England +8 37 £225 -12.62% 6
West Midlands -20 20 £340 +33.33% 5
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 1187 (79.13%) Windows
2 950 (63.33%) Active Directory
3 769 (51.27%) Microsoft
4 472 (31.47%) VMware
5 451 (30.07%) Windows Server
6 428 (28.53%) Windows 7
7 356 (23.73%) ITIL
8 351 (23.40%) Citrix
9 340 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 322 (21.47%) Windows 10
11 304 (20.27%) PowerShell
12 284 (18.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 280 (18.67%) Office 365
14 272 (18.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 262 (17.47%) SCOM
16 253 (16.87%) DNS
17 233 (15.53%) MS Excel
18 229 (15.27%) Security Cleared
19 227 (15.13%) MS Office
20 215 (14.33%) DHCP
21 212 (14.13%) MS Exchange
22 208 (13.87%) Microsoft App-V
23 205 (13.67%) XenApp
24 185 (12.33%) SQL
25 173 (11.53%) Migration
26 159 (10.60%) Windows Server 2003
26 159 (10.60%) SC Cleared
27 158 (10.53%) Finance
28 155 (10.33%) Hyper-V
29 154 (10.27%) SQL Server

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 212 (14.13%) MS Exchange
2 128 (8.53%) Skype for Business
3 108 (7.20%) SharePoint
4 100 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 62 (4.13%) IIS
6 50 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 22 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (0.73%) Mule
10 11 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.67%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.60%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (0.40%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.27%) JBoss
14 4 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 233 (15.53%) MS Excel
2 227 (15.13%) MS Office
3 22 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.13%) MS Project
6 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.067%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.13%) assyst
2 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.13%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.067%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.067%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.067%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.067%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.067%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.067%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 280 (18.67%) Office 365
2 145 (9.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (2.00%) OneDrive
5 25 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (1.67%) IaaS
6 19 (1.27%) G Suite
7 13 (0.87%) SaaS
8 11 (0.73%) PaaS
9 6 (0.40%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.27%) Trello
12 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
13 2 (0.13%) iTunes
13 2 (0.13%) Yammer
14 1 (0.067%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.067%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 253 (16.87%) DNS
2 215 (14.33%) DHCP
3 127 (8.47%) SAN
4 114 (7.60%) LAN
5 105 (7.00%) WAN
6 101 (6.73%) Firewall
7 96 (6.40%) TCP/IP
8 95 (6.33%) VPN
9 73 (4.87%) Skype
10 43 (2.87%) Internet
11 41 (2.73%) VLAN
12 39 (2.60%) Wireless
13 35 (2.33%) NetScaler
13 35 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
14 33 (2.20%) NAS
15 28 (1.87%) LDAP
15 28 (1.87%) VoIP
16 25 (1.67%) iSCSI
16 25 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
17 24 (1.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (1.33%) MySQL
5 17 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (0.47%) DB2
8 7 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.33%) Ingres
10 4 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.27%) OLTP
11 3 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.13%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.13%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.13%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 78 (5.20%) MSI
2 12 (0.80%) InstallShield
3 11 (0.73%) JIRA
4 8 (0.53%) TeamCity
5 7 (0.47%) AdminStudio
5 7 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.13%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.13%) GitLab
7 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.13%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.13%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.13%) NuGet
7 2 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.13%) Subversion
7 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.13%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.067%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.067%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 158 (10.53%) Finance
2 59 (3.93%) Banking
3 34 (2.27%) Back Office
4 29 (1.93%) Legal
5 26 (1.73%) Law
6 19 (1.27%) Retail
6 19 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.00%) Local Government
9 13 (0.87%) Advertising
10 12 (0.80%) Publishing
11 11 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.47%) Games
13 5 (0.33%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.33%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.27%) Military
15 3 (0.20%) Marketing
15 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.13%) Electronics
16 2 (0.13%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 188 (12.53%) Analyst
2 184 (12.27%) Support Engineer
3 143 (9.53%) Architect
4 140 (9.33%) Desktop Support
5 129 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 127 (8.47%) Desktop Engineer
7 126 (8.40%) Windows Engineer
8 113 (7.53%) Consultant
9 103 (6.87%) 3rd Line Support
10 98 (6.53%) SCCM Engineer
11 97 (6.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 96 (6.40%) 2nd Line Support
13 80 (5.33%) Support Analyst
14 75 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 74 (4.93%) Administrator
16 55 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 55 (3.67%) Infrastructure Architect
17 54 (3.60%) IT Engineer
18 52 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
19 51 (3.40%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.13%) Software Packaging
2 25 (1.67%) .NET
3 21 (1.40%) Web Services
4 16 (1.07%) Middleware
5 12 (0.80%) XML
6 9 (0.60%) .NET Framework
6 9 (0.60%) HTML
7 8 (0.53%) SAML
8 6 (0.40%) REST
9 4 (0.27%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.27%) JSON
9 4 (0.27%) XMPP
10 3 (0.20%) CSS
10 3 (0.20%) jQuery
10 3 (0.20%) RESTful
10 3 (0.20%) X-Windows
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.13%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.13%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.13%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 91 (6.07%) Data Centre
2 68 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (3.80%) Blackberry
4 46 (3.07%) PKI
5 43 (2.87%) Smartphone
6 42 (2.80%) Fat Client
6 42 (2.80%) Thin Client
7 36 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (2.27%) Computer Science
9 33 (2.20%) Clustering
10 27 (1.80%) Management Information System
11 25 (1.67%) Client/Server
12 24 (1.60%) iPhone
13 22 (1.47%) Replication
14 21 (1.40%) BYOD
14 21 (1.40%) CMDB
15 19 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
16 15 (1.00%) Device Driver
17 14 (0.93%) iPad
18 13 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1187 (79.13%) Windows
2 451 (30.07%) Windows Server
3 428 (28.53%) Windows 7
4 340 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 322 (21.47%) Windows 10
6 284 (18.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 159 (10.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 148 (9.87%) Linux
9 103 (6.87%) Windows 8
10 63 (4.20%) Windows XP
11 53 (3.53%) Android
11 53 (3.53%) Mac OS X
12 48 (3.20%) Apple iOS
13 41 (2.73%) Unix
14 29 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 23 (1.53%) Solaris
16 19 (1.27%) CentOS
17 15 (1.00%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.67%) Mac OS
19 9 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (23.73%) ITIL
2 173 (11.53%) Migration
3 93 (6.20%) Application Packaging
4 75 (5.00%) Software Deployment
5 69 (4.60%) Patch Management
6 65 (4.33%) Service Management
6 65 (4.33%) Software Delivery
7 64 (4.27%) Service Delivery
8 51 (3.40%) Change Management
8 51 (3.40%) Problem Management
9 48 (3.20%) Incident Management
10 46 (3.07%) Software Distribution
11 43 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (2.73%) Project Management
13 40 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 40 (2.67%) Infrastructure Management
14 38 (2.53%) Mobile Device Management
14 38 (2.53%) Release Management
15 36 (2.40%) Asset Management
16 35 (2.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 304 (20.27%) PowerShell
2 185 (12.33%) SQL
3 81 (5.40%) VBScript
4 52 (3.47%) VB
5 23 (1.53%) Java
5 23 (1.53%) Python
6 21 (1.40%) Bash Shell
7 16 (1.07%) T-SQL
8 15 (1.00%) C
9 13 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 11 (0.73%) JavaScript
10 11 (0.73%) Perl
11 10 (0.67%) C#
12 7 (0.47%) Ruby
13 3 (0.20%) C++
14 2 (0.13%) C++/CLI
14 2 (0.13%) PHP
14 2 (0.13%) VB6
15 1 (0.067%) VBA
Qualifications
1 229 (15.27%) Security Cleared
2 159 (10.60%) SC Cleared
3 137 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 86 (5.73%) MCSE
5 61 (4.07%) Degree
6 54 (3.60%) DV Cleared
7 48 (3.20%) MCP
8 41 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 32 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
11 29 (1.93%) CCNA
11 29 (1.93%) MCITP
12 28 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
12 28 (1.87%) MCSA
13 21 (1.40%) DBS Check
14 19 (1.27%) MCDST
15 15 (1.00%) CISSP
15 15 (1.00%) MCTS
16 12 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 9 (0.60%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.13%) SLA
2 26 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (0.93%) QA
4 10 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.067%) GCP
7 1 (0.067%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 950 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 272 (18.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 208 (13.87%) Microsoft App-V
4 205 (13.67%) XenApp
5 155 (10.33%) Hyper-V
6 142 (9.47%) XenDesktop
7 84 (5.60%) VMware ESX
8 73 (4.87%) vSphere
9 71 (4.73%) BitLocker
10 46 (3.07%) Virtual Desktop
11 45 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
12 43 (2.87%) XenServer
13 26 (1.73%) Firmware
13 26 (1.73%) VMware Server
14 23 (1.53%) Xen
15 17 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
16 15 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
17 12 (0.80%) Terminal Services
18 11 (0.73%) DFS Replication
18 11 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 262 (17.47%) SCOM
2 122 (8.13%) WSUS
3 63 (4.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 45 (3.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 42 (2.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 41 (2.73%) SCVMM
7 33 (2.20%) AirWatch
7 33 (2.20%) Puppet
8 31 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
8 31 (2.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 27 (1.80%) Backup Exec
9 27 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
10 25 (1.67%) SCOrch
11 22 (1.47%) NetBackup
12 19 (1.27%) SCSM
12 19 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 16 (1.07%) Ansible
14 15 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
15 14 (0.93%) vRealize
16 12 (0.80%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 769 (51.27%) Microsoft
2 472 (31.47%) VMware
3 351 (23.40%) Citrix
4 143 (9.53%) HP
5 134 (8.93%) Cisco
6 98 (6.53%) Dell
7 92 (6.13%) AppSense
8 85 (5.67%) Symantec
9 60 (4.00%) Apple
10 57 (3.80%) NetApp
11 56 (3.73%) Intel Security
12 44 (2.93%) Google
12 44 (2.93%) Oracle
13 40 (2.67%) EMC
14 31 (2.07%) IBM
14 31 (2.07%) Red Hat
15 29 (1.93%) Altiris
16 26 (1.73%) CheckPoint
17 25 (1.67%) SolarWinds
18 23 (1.53%) Wyse
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
LA International
Rate: £130 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Rate: up to £300-350 a day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
CPS Group Limited
Rate: D.O.E.
Posted: 19 days ago