The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 129 137 142
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing SCCM 828 725 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.68% 1.56% 1.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.06% 21.10% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 408 373
Average daily rate
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£303 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 54 70
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.75 £20.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £12.80 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.09 £44.18 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-24.39% +2.50%
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3753 3436 3481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.60% 7.38% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2216 1957 1841
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 154 159
Average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.51 £42.25 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
SCCM
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +53 327 £325 -9.72% 59
South East -23 179 £313 -3.84% 44
North West +10 78 £260 -3.70% 10
East of England +17 75 £225 -21.73% 12
South West +4 57 £325 +4.00% 23
West Midlands -1 48 £315 -3.07% 13
East Midlands +9 32 £300 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire +10 29 £185 -47.14% 13
North East -18 3 - - 2
Midlands - - - -
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1381 (81.67%) Windows
2 901 (53.28%) Active Directory
3 763 (45.12%) Microsoft
4 748 (44.23%) Windows 7
5 483 (28.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 472 (27.91%) Citrix
7 417 (24.66%) VMware
8 333 (19.69%) SCOM
9 300 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 285 (16.85%) Microsoft App-V
11 284 (16.79%) PowerShell
12 280 (16.56%) Migration
13 275 (16.26%) Windows XP
14 272 (16.09%) MS Exchange
15 270 (15.97%) ITIL
16 268 (15.85%) Security Cleared
17 264 (15.61%) DNS
18 249 (14.73%) MS Office
19 239 (14.13%) MS Excel
19 239 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
20 230 (13.60%) DHCP
21 223 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
22 221 (13.07%) XenApp
23 203 (12.00%) HP
24 185 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
25 180 (10.64%) SC Cleared
26 179 (10.59%) Hyper-V
27 176 (10.41%) SQL
28 173 (10.23%) Finance
29 157 (9.28%) Windows 8

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 272 (16.09%) MS Exchange
2 151 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 119 (7.04%) SharePoint
4 77 (4.55%) IIS
5 74 (4.38%) Lync
6 58 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 47 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 39 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 38 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 26 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
11 22 (1.30%) IBM Notes
12 17 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
14 9 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.30%) JOnAS
15 5 (0.30%) Apache
16 4 (0.24%) Tomcat
17 3 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
17 3 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 249 (14.73%) MS Office
2 239 (14.13%) MS Excel
3 26 (1.54%) MS Project
4 25 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.24%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.12%) InDesign
8 1 (0.059%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.24%) assyst
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.12%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.12%) Eikon
6 1 (0.059%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 54 (3.19%) Office 365
2 23 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.83%) IaaS
5 3 (0.18%) PaaS
6 2 (0.12%) SaaS
6 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 264 (15.61%) DNS
2 230 (13.60%) DHCP
3 143 (8.46%) SAN
4 109 (6.45%) Firewall
5 107 (6.33%) TCP/IP
6 83 (4.91%) LAN
7 72 (4.26%) WAN
8 67 (3.96%) Internet
9 47 (2.78%) VPN
10 45 (2.66%) Wireless
11 37 (2.19%) SMS
12 31 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
12 31 (1.83%) VoIP
13 29 (1.71%) NetScaler
14 26 (1.54%) VLAN
15 25 (1.48%) NAS
16 18 (1.06%) 3G
17 12 (0.71%) SSL
18 9 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
18 9 (0.53%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 15 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.30%) MS Access
11 4 (0.24%) MySQL
12 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.12%) DataStage
13 2 (0.12%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.059%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 123 (7.27%) MSI
2 49 (2.90%) InstallShield
3 35 (2.07%) AdminStudio
4 13 (0.77%) Wise Package Studio
5 12 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (0.65%) Subversion
7 9 (0.53%) NUnit
7 9 (0.53%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.24%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.18%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 173 (10.23%) Finance
2 91 (5.38%) Banking
3 47 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 26 (1.54%) Retail
5 24 (1.42%) Law
6 23 (1.36%) Investment Banking
7 22 (1.30%) Legal
8 15 (0.89%) Local Government
9 14 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 14 (0.83%) Advertising
10 12 (0.71%) Publishing
10 12 (0.71%) Back Office
11 10 (0.59%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.35%) Front Office
12 6 (0.35%) French Language
13 3 (0.18%) Games
13 3 (0.18%) Military
13 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.059%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.059%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 191 (11.30%) Analyst
2 171 (10.11%) Support Engineer
3 161 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 159 (9.40%) Consultant
5 131 (7.75%) Desktop Support
6 118 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
7 115 (6.80%) SCCM Engineer
8 103 (6.09%) Architect
9 94 (5.56%) Applications Packager
10 80 (4.73%) Support Analyst
11 78 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
12 70 (4.14%) Administrator
13 69 (4.08%) SCCM Consultant
14 66 (3.90%) Wintel Engineer
15 62 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support
15 62 (3.67%) Server Engineer
16 60 (3.55%) Deployment Engineer
17 51 (3.02%) Project Manager
18 46 (2.72%) Infrastructure Architect
18 46 (2.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (7.87%) Application Packaging
2 30 (1.77%) Software Packaging
3 23 (1.36%) .NET
4 17 (1.01%) DCOM
5 16 (0.95%) JSP
6 10 (0.59%) WCF
7 9 (0.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (0.35%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (0.30%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.30%) X-Windows
9 5 (0.30%) XML
10 4 (0.24%) Web Services
10 4 (0.24%) Middleware
11 3 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (0.18%) XMPP
12 2 (0.12%) HTML
12 2 (0.12%) JSF
13 1 (0.059%) Oracle Fusion
13 1 (0.059%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.16%) Blackberry
2 101 (5.97%) Clustering
3 38 (2.25%) Thin Client
3 38 (2.25%) Fat Client
4 33 (1.95%) PKI
5 23 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
6 21 (1.24%) Management Information System
6 21 (1.24%) NHS
7 20 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 20 (1.18%) PDA
8 17 (1.01%) CMDB
9 14 (0.83%) Firmware
10 13 (0.77%) iPhone
10 13 (0.77%) Replication
11 11 (0.65%) EPoS
12 10 (0.59%) Smartcard
12 10 (0.59%) Computer Science
13 9 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.53%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1381 (81.67%) Windows
2 748 (44.23%) Windows 7
3 483 (28.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 300 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 275 (16.26%) Windows XP
6 223 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 157 (9.28%) Windows 8
8 61 (3.61%) Linux
9 54 (3.19%) Windows Vista
10 26 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (1.30%) Mac OS X
12 20 (1.18%) UNIX
13 15 (0.89%) Windows 2000
14 9 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (0.47%) Android
16 7 (0.41%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.41%) Solaris
17 6 (0.35%) CentOS
18 4 (0.24%) AIX
18 4 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (16.56%) Migration
2 270 (15.97%) ITIL
3 75 (4.44%) Project Management
4 62 (3.67%) Software Deployment
5 51 (3.02%) Software Distribution
6 49 (2.90%) Service Delivery
7 48 (2.84%) Configuration Management
8 46 (2.72%) Incident Management
9 42 (2.48%) Change Management
10 41 (2.42%) Service Management
10 41 (2.42%) Problem Management
11 32 (1.89%) ITSM
12 30 (1.77%) Asset Management
13 29 (1.71%) Workflow
14 27 (1.60%) Disaster Recovery
14 27 (1.60%) PRINCE2
15 25 (1.48%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (1.42%) Compatibility Testing
17 23 (1.36%) Business Continuity
17 23 (1.36%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 284 (16.79%) PowerShell
2 176 (10.41%) SQL
3 96 (5.68%) VBScript
4 49 (2.90%) VB
5 36 (2.13%) C#
6 27 (1.60%) T-SQL
7 18 (1.06%) C
8 9 (0.53%) Java
9 8 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.35%) Perl
11 5 (0.30%) Python
12 4 (0.24%) PHP
12 4 (0.24%) VBA
13 2 (0.12%) C++
13 2 (0.12%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.12%) Ruby
14 1 (0.059%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 268 (15.85%) Security Cleared
2 185 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 180 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 113 (6.68%) MCSE
5 78 (4.61%) MCP
6 53 (3.13%) DV Cleared
7 47 (2.78%) MCITP
8 42 (2.48%) MCSA
9 30 (1.77%) Degree
10 27 (1.60%) MCTS
11 24 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (1.30%) CCNA
13 21 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
15 16 (0.95%) CCA
15 16 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (0.77%) CISSP
17 11 (0.65%) CEH
18 9 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 9 (0.53%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.20%) SLA
2 35 (2.07%) QA
3 7 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 901 (53.28%) Active Directory
2 285 (16.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 239 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 221 (13.07%) XenApp
5 179 (10.59%) Hyper-V
6 96 (5.68%) XenDesktop
7 77 (4.55%) vSphere
8 55 (3.25%) XenServer
9 33 (1.95%) VMware ESX
10 32 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
11 20 (1.18%) UAG
12 18 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 16 (0.95%) Terminal Services
13 16 (0.95%) vCloud
14 11 (0.65%) DFS Replication
15 10 (0.59%) Terminal Server
16 9 (0.53%) VMware Server
16 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 7 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 7 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 333 (19.69%) SCOM
2 90 (5.32%) WSUS
3 52 (3.08%) SCVMM
4 47 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 28 (1.66%) WMI
6 27 (1.60%) HP SIM
7 26 (1.54%) SCOrch
7 26 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 24 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 22 (1.30%) NetBackup
9 22 (1.30%) Backup Exec
10 20 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
11 18 (1.06%) SCDPM
11 18 (1.06%) AppDNA
12 17 (1.01%) SCSM
12 17 (1.01%) SAP Afaria
13 16 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
14 14 (0.83%) MOM
15 12 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 11 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 763 (45.12%) Microsoft
2 472 (27.91%) Citrix
3 417 (24.66%) VMware
4 203 (12.00%) HP
5 134 (7.92%) Cisco
6 111 (6.56%) AppSense
7 72 (4.26%) Symantec
8 69 (4.08%) McAfee
9 57 (3.37%) CA
10 55 (3.25%) EMC
11 53 (3.13%) Dell
12 48 (2.84%) Altiris
13 46 (2.72%) Remedy
14 43 (2.54%) Sophos
15 39 (2.31%) Wyse
16 37 (2.19%) Oracle
17 36 (2.13%) Lumension
18 29 (1.71%) Apple
19 28 (1.66%) NetApp
20 24 (1.42%) F5
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