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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 150 133 140
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing SCCM 768 828 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.49% 1.68% 1.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.87% 20.96% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 475 408
Average daily rate
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£325 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 61 53
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £10.95 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.09 £44.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.16 £15.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -25.30%
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
4298 3950 3598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.34% 8.00% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2674 2336 2030
Average daily rate £405 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 123 165
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £31.56 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -43 239 £325 - 70
South East +3 205 £350 +12.00% 28
North West -7 99 £275 +5.76% 14
East of England +1 73 £325 +44.44% 7
Yorkshire -2 50 £250 +35.13% 10
South West -17 48 £331 +1.92% 9
West Midlands -15 30 £308 -2.38% 7
North East -19 10 £195 - 1
East Midlands -22 10 £225 -25.00% 3
Midlands - 3 £238 - 1
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1260 (79.90%) Windows
2 796 (50.48%) Active Directory
3 772 (48.95%) Microsoft
4 589 (37.35%) Windows 7
5 573 (36.33%) VMware
6 472 (29.93%) Citrix
7 445 (28.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 342 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 308 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 303 (19.21%) ITIL
11 284 (18.01%) SCOM
12 283 (17.95%) PowerShell
13 270 (17.12%) Migration
14 268 (16.99%) MS Excel
15 266 (16.87%) MS Exchange
16 262 (16.61%) Windows Server 2003
17 258 (16.36%) Hyper-V
18 239 (15.16%) Security Cleared
19 213 (13.51%) DNS
20 212 (13.44%) Microsoft App-V
21 207 (13.13%) MS Office
22 199 (12.62%) SQL
23 190 (12.05%) XenApp
24 187 (11.86%) HP
24 187 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
25 181 (11.48%) Finance
26 172 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
27 158 (10.02%) SAN
28 157 (9.96%) DHCP
29 153 (9.70%) Windows XP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 266 (16.87%) MS Exchange
2 172 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 147 (9.32%) Lync
4 139 (8.81%) SharePoint
5 72 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 64 (4.06%) IIS
7 52 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 36 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 34 (2.16%) IBM Notes
10 27 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 21 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
14 9 (0.57%) WorkSite
15 6 (0.38%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.32%) CMS
17 4 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
18 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
18 3 (0.19%) JBoss
18 3 (0.19%) Moodle
Applications
1 268 (16.99%) MS Excel
2 207 (13.13%) MS Office
3 16 (1.01%) MS Project
4 10 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.25%) InDesign
5 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.19%) RMDS
3 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.13%) SAP CCM
4 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.063%) assyst
5 1 (0.063%) Agresso
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 143 (9.07%) Office 365
2 40 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.38%) Google Apps
5 6 (0.38%) IaaS
6 4 (0.25%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.13%) SaaS
8 1 (0.063%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.063%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 213 (13.51%) DNS
2 158 (10.02%) SAN
3 157 (9.96%) DHCP
4 109 (6.91%) WAN
5 101 (6.40%) LAN
6 100 (6.34%) TCP/IP
7 91 (5.77%) Firewall
8 77 (4.88%) VPN
9 38 (2.41%) Internet
10 28 (1.78%) VLAN
10 28 (1.78%) NAS
11 24 (1.52%) NetScaler
12 20 (1.27%) VoIP
13 18 (1.14%) Wireless
14 15 (0.95%) MPLS
15 14 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (0.89%) DMZ
15 14 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
16 13 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 30 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (1.40%) Oracle Database
5 13 (0.82%) MySQL
6 12 (0.76%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.38%) SSDT
10 5 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.32%) EDRMS
11 4 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.19%) Big Data
12 3 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.13%) DB2
14 1 (0.063%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.063%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.063%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.063%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 87 (5.52%) MSI
2 21 (1.33%) InstallShield
3 17 (1.08%) AdminStudio
4 12 (0.76%) Subversion
5 10 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 10 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.44%) Wise Package Studio
6 7 (0.44%) MSBuild
7 6 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.38%) WinDbg
7 6 (0.38%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.13%) Ant
9 2 (0.13%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.13%) Lombardi
10 1 (0.063%) JIRA
10 1 (0.063%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.063%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.063%) Maven
General
1 181 (11.48%) Finance
2 56 (3.55%) Banking
3 32 (2.03%) Retail
4 26 (1.65%) Financial Institution
5 25 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.33%) Law
7 20 (1.27%) Legal
8 19 (1.20%) Local Government
9 12 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.76%) Publishing
10 6 (0.38%) Advertising
10 6 (0.38%) Back Office
11 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.25%) Marketing
13 2 (0.13%) French Language
13 2 (0.13%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.063%) Automotive
14 1 (0.063%) Electronics
14 1 (0.063%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 239 (15.16%) Analyst
2 154 (9.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 151 (9.58%) Support Engineer
4 126 (7.99%) Consultant
5 118 (7.48%) 3rd Line Support
6 111 (7.04%) Desktop Support
7 105 (6.66%) Desktop Engineer
8 104 (6.59%) Support Analyst
9 91 (5.77%) Architect
10 88 (5.58%) Applications Packager
11 64 (4.06%) 2nd Line Support
12 58 (3.68%) Administrator
13 56 (3.55%) Deployment Engineer
14 53 (3.36%) Wintel Engineer
15 51 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 48 (3.04%) Service Analyst
16 48 (3.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 46 (2.92%) Server Engineer
18 42 (2.66%) Service Desk Analyst
18 42 (2.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (5.71%) Application Packaging
2 61 (3.87%) .NET
3 26 (1.65%) Middleware
4 21 (1.33%) Software Packaging
5 7 (0.44%) XML
6 6 (0.38%) ODBC
6 6 (0.38%) X-Windows
7 5 (0.32%) Web Services
8 4 (0.25%) OLE
8 4 (0.25%) OLE DB
8 4 (0.25%) SAP PI
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.19%) Silverlight
9 3 (0.19%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.19%) CSS
10 2 (0.13%) SOAP
10 2 (0.13%) J2EE
10 2 (0.13%) XSLT
10 2 (0.13%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 144 (9.13%) Data Centre
2 99 (6.28%) Clustering
3 87 (5.52%) Blackberry
4 80 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (2.28%) Thin Client
5 36 (2.28%) Fat Client
6 35 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 29 (1.84%) Replication
8 28 (1.78%) NHS
9 27 (1.71%) iPhone
9 27 (1.71%) iPad
10 25 (1.59%) PKI
11 23 (1.46%) Management Information System
12 19 (1.20%) User Experience
13 18 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
14 17 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
15 14 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.89%) BYOD
16 13 (0.82%) CMDB
17 12 (0.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1260 (79.90%) Windows
2 589 (37.35%) Windows 7
3 445 (28.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 342 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 262 (16.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 153 (9.70%) Windows XP
7 134 (8.50%) Windows 8
8 59 (3.74%) Linux
9 36 (2.28%) Android
10 28 (1.78%) UNIX
11 25 (1.59%) Mac OS X
12 22 (1.40%) Windows 2000
13 20 (1.27%) Windows Vista
14 17 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (0.76%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.63%) Windows Phone
17 8 (0.51%) HPUX
18 7 (0.44%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (19.21%) ITIL
2 270 (17.12%) Migration
3 71 (4.50%) Change Management
4 67 (4.25%) Configuration Management
5 54 (3.42%) Project Management
6 48 (3.04%) Service Management
7 47 (2.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 47 (2.98%) Patch Management
8 41 (2.60%) Asset Management
9 39 (2.47%) Problem Management
9 39 (2.47%) Service Delivery
9 39 (2.47%) Server Building
10 37 (2.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 37 (2.35%) Incident Management
11 35 (2.22%) ITSM
11 35 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (2.09%) PRINCE2
13 32 (2.03%) Data Protection
14 31 (1.97%) Capacity Planning
15 28 (1.78%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 283 (17.95%) PowerShell
2 199 (12.62%) SQL
3 118 (7.48%) VBScript
4 61 (3.87%) VB
5 55 (3.49%) C#
6 16 (1.01%) Java
7 13 (0.82%) T-SQL
8 11 (0.70%) Perl
9 10 (0.63%) Python
10 9 (0.57%) C
11 7 (0.44%) C++
12 6 (0.38%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.38%) C++/CLI
13 4 (0.25%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.25%) VBA
14 3 (0.19%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.13%) Ruby
15 2 (0.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 239 (15.16%) Security Cleared
2 187 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 124 (7.86%) MCSE
4 117 (7.42%) SC Cleared
5 101 (6.40%) DV Cleared
6 58 (3.68%) MCP
7 55 (3.49%) MCSA
8 50 (3.17%) MCITP
9 36 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (1.90%) CCNA
10 30 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 27 (1.71%) Degree
12 26 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
13 23 (1.46%) MCTS
14 20 (1.27%) CCA
15 15 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.70%) MOS
17 9 (0.57%) CCNP
17 9 (0.57%) VCP4
17 9 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.69%) SLA
2 26 (1.65%) QA
3 14 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.13%) COBIT
6 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 796 (50.48%) Active Directory
2 308 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 258 (16.36%) Hyper-V
4 212 (13.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 190 (12.05%) XenApp
6 114 (7.23%) vSphere
7 98 (6.21%) XenDesktop
8 58 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
9 47 (2.98%) VMware ESX
10 30 (1.90%) BitLocker
11 26 (1.65%) Terminal Services
12 25 (1.59%) Xen
13 23 (1.46%) UAG
14 16 (1.01%) XenServer
15 14 (0.89%) DFS Replication
16 12 (0.76%) Terminal Server
17 11 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 10 (0.63%) ISA Server
18 10 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
19 8 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 284 (18.01%) SCOM
2 79 (5.01%) WSUS
3 53 (3.36%) SCOrch
4 43 (2.73%) SCVMM
5 35 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 33 (2.09%) SCSM
7 30 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 30 (1.90%) Backup Exec
8 23 (1.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 22 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
9 22 (1.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 21 (1.33%) AirWatch
11 20 (1.27%) SCDPM
12 16 (1.01%) HP SIM
13 15 (0.95%) Puppet
14 13 (0.82%) Tivoli
14 13 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
15 11 (0.70%) OpenView
15 11 (0.70%) vMotion
16 9 (0.57%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 772 (48.95%) Microsoft
2 573 (36.33%) VMware
3 472 (29.93%) Citrix
4 187 (11.86%) HP
5 127 (8.05%) Cisco
6 74 (4.69%) Dell
7 71 (4.50%) AppSense
8 65 (4.12%) McAfee
8 65 (4.12%) Oracle
9 64 (4.06%) Symantec
10 45 (2.85%) EMC
10 45 (2.85%) NetApp
11 41 (2.60%) Remedy
12 37 (2.35%) Wyse
12 37 (2.35%) Veeam
13 35 (2.22%) Sophos
13 35 (2.22%) Lotus
13 35 (2.22%) Apple
14 30 (1.90%) SAP
15 28 (1.78%) IBM
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