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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 158 162 132
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Contract jobs citing SCCM 830 776 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.64% 1.46% 1.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.76% 16.57% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 487 487
Median daily rate £330 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £316 £308
% change year-on-year
-5.13% +2.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 51 65
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.50 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -11.76%
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
5625 4683 4251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.12% 8.84% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3678 2890 2486
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 142 147
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +19.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.45 £31.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.07 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.87% +8.06%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +35 295 £400 +23.07% 44
South East -16 161 £313 -11.97% 16
East of England +3 77 £275 -15.38% 4
South West +32 69 £325 - 6
West Midlands -11 52 £365 +4.21% 12
Yorkshire 0 51 £290 +16.00% 3
North West -18 50 £280 -5.08% 10
North East +17 48 £225 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +12 25 £413 +83.33% 6
Midlands -10 1 £425 +70.00% 1
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 1280 (77.86%) Windows
2 1007 (61.25%) Active Directory
3 843 (51.28%) Microsoft
4 564 (34.31%) VMware
5 516 (31.39%) Windows Server
6 439 (26.70%) Windows 7
7 432 (26.28%) Citrix
8 416 (25.30%) PowerShell
9 383 (23.30%) ITIL
10 381 (23.18%) SCOM
11 365 (22.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 352 (21.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 340 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 317 (19.28%) Security Cleared
15 304 (18.49%) MS Exchange
16 294 (17.88%) DNS
17 277 (16.85%) Windows 10
18 269 (16.36%) Office 365
19 263 (16.00%) MS Excel
20 254 (15.45%) XenApp
21 249 (15.15%) DHCP
22 224 (13.63%) MS Office
23 223 (13.56%) SQL
24 218 (13.26%) SC Cleared
25 211 (12.83%) Microsoft App-V
26 201 (12.23%) Linux
27 200 (12.17%) Migration
28 192 (11.68%) Finance
29 191 (11.62%) Hyper-V
30 184 (11.19%) HP

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
1 304 (18.49%) MS Exchange
2 149 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 141 (8.58%) Skype for Business
4 136 (8.27%) SharePoint
5 67 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 62 (3.77%) IIS
7 43 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 43 (2.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 27 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 23 (1.40%) OpenStack
10 19 (1.16%) Mule
11 18 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
12 15 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.85%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.73%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.61%) IBM Notes
16 9 (0.55%) Confluence
16 9 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
17 6 (0.36%) Apache
17 6 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 263 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 224 (13.63%) MS Office
3 19 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.30%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.061%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.18%) Eikon
2 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.12%) assyst
3 2 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.12%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.061%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.061%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.061%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.061%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 269 (16.36%) Office 365
2 155 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (2.19%) IaaS
5 33 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
6 25 (1.52%) PaaS
7 23 (1.40%) SaaS
8 18 (1.09%) Google Apps
9 11 (0.67%) OneDrive
10 8 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.43%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.18%) Trello
13 2 (0.12%) iTunes
14 1 (0.061%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.061%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.061%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.061%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.061%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.061%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 294 (17.88%) DNS
2 249 (15.15%) DHCP
3 140 (8.52%) SAN
4 133 (8.09%) LAN
5 132 (8.03%) WAN
6 107 (6.51%) Firewall
7 86 (5.23%) TCP/IP
8 83 (5.05%) VPN
9 72 (4.38%) Skype
10 56 (3.41%) Internet
11 55 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
12 43 (2.62%) VLAN
12 43 (2.62%) Wireless
13 38 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
14 36 (2.19%) NetScaler
15 29 (1.76%) VoIP
16 25 (1.52%) IP Telephony
16 25 (1.52%) NAS
17 24 (1.46%) LDAP
17 24 (1.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 35 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (1.70%) MySQL
5 23 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
6 19 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
7 16 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 16 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (0.67%) Ingres
11 11 (0.67%) NoSQL
12 9 (0.55%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.36%) DB2
13 6 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.36%) Relational Database
14 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 83 (5.05%) MSI
2 31 (1.89%) JIRA
3 29 (1.76%) Git (software)
4 22 (1.34%) Jenkins
5 18 (1.09%) InstallShield
6 15 (0.91%) AdminStudio
7 12 (0.73%) Subversion
8 10 (0.61%) Ant
8 10 (0.61%) Hudson
8 10 (0.61%) Maven
8 10 (0.61%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.43%) WinDbg
10 5 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.30%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.24%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.18%) StarTeam
13 2 (0.12%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.12%) GitLab
13 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 192 (11.68%) Finance
2 51 (3.10%) Banking
3 36 (2.19%) Legal
4 33 (2.01%) Back Office
5 29 (1.76%) Retail
6 22 (1.34%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.22%) Law
8 19 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.16%) Local Government
9 18 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.85%) Publishing
11 8 (0.49%) French Language
12 7 (0.43%) Advertising
12 7 (0.43%) Military
13 6 (0.36%) Games
13 6 (0.36%) Marketing
13 6 (0.36%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.24%) German Language
14 4 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
15 3 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 227 (13.81%) Architect
2 181 (11.01%) Analyst
3 150 (9.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 146 (8.88%) Support Engineer
5 136 (8.27%) Desktop Engineer
5 136 (8.27%) Desktop Support
6 133 (8.09%) Windows Engineer
7 127 (7.73%) SCCM Engineer
8 114 (6.93%) Consultant
9 92 (5.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 84 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support
10 84 (5.11%) Administrator
11 78 (4.74%) 2nd Line Support
12 68 (4.14%) Support Analyst
13 66 (4.01%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 61 (3.71%) Infrastructure Architect
15 51 (3.10%) Server Engineer
16 50 (3.04%) Service Analyst
16 50 (3.04%) Systems Administrator
17 49 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (1.70%) XML
2 22 (1.34%) .NET
3 15 (0.91%) Regular Expression
4 13 (0.79%) RESTful
5 12 (0.73%) Middleware
5 12 (0.73%) Software Packaging
6 10 (0.61%) SAML
7 9 (0.55%) Web Services
8 8 (0.49%) ELK Stack
9 7 (0.43%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.43%) HTML
9 7 (0.43%) JSON
9 7 (0.43%) REST
10 5 (0.30%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.30%) ODBC
11 4 (0.24%) 802.1X
11 4 (0.24%) DCOM
11 4 (0.24%) jQuery
12 3 (0.18%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 118 (7.18%) Data Centre
2 69 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (3.35%) Blackberry
4 53 (3.22%) Computer Science
4 53 (3.22%) Fat Client
4 53 (3.22%) Thin Client
5 50 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
6 47 (2.86%) Clustering
7 43 (2.62%) PKI
8 35 (2.13%) Client/Server
9 26 (1.58%) CMDB
9 26 (1.58%) Smartphone
10 25 (1.52%) Management Information System
11 24 (1.46%) BYOD
12 23 (1.40%) Replication
13 20 (1.22%) Device Driver
14 18 (1.09%) Hedge funds
15 17 (1.03%) Mobile App
16 13 (0.79%) iPhone
16 13 (0.79%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1280 (77.86%) Windows
2 516 (31.39%) Windows Server
3 439 (26.70%) Windows 7
4 365 (22.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 352 (21.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 277 (16.85%) Windows 10
7 201 (12.23%) Linux
8 178 (10.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 114 (6.93%) Windows 8
10 79 (4.81%) Windows XP
11 64 (3.89%) Unix
12 62 (3.77%) Mac OS X
13 40 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 35 (2.13%) Android
15 34 (2.07%) Apple iOS
16 25 (1.52%) VMS
17 21 (1.28%) CentOS
18 17 (1.03%) Ubuntu
19 16 (0.97%) Solaris
20 14 (0.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (23.30%) ITIL
2 200 (12.17%) Migration
3 101 (6.14%) Software Delivery
4 80 (4.87%) Configuration Management
5 77 (4.68%) Service Management
6 69 (4.20%) Application Packaging
7 68 (4.14%) DevOps
8 67 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 67 (4.08%) Service Delivery
9 62 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (3.77%) Software Deployment
10 60 (3.65%) Project Management
11 57 (3.47%) Patch Management
12 51 (3.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 50 (3.04%) Problem Management
13 50 (3.04%) Software Distribution
14 43 (2.62%) Release Management
14 43 (2.62%) Software Engineering
15 42 (2.55%) ITIL V3
16 41 (2.49%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 416 (25.30%) PowerShell
2 223 (13.56%) SQL
3 114 (6.93%) VBScript
4 79 (4.81%) VB
5 49 (2.98%) Python
6 38 (2.31%) Java
7 37 (2.25%) Ruby
8 34 (2.07%) T-SQL
9 26 (1.58%) Bash Shell
10 23 (1.40%) JavaScript
11 18 (1.09%) PHP
12 17 (1.03%) Shell Script
13 16 (0.97%) C#
14 12 (0.73%) Perl
15 11 (0.67%) C
16 4 (0.24%) VBA
17 3 (0.18%) C++
18 2 (0.12%) C++/CLI
19 1 (0.061%) R
19 1 (0.061%) XAML
Qualifications
1 317 (19.28%) Security Cleared
2 218 (13.26%) SC Cleared
3 174 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 113 (6.87%) MCSE
5 68 (4.14%) MCP
6 67 (4.08%) Degree
7 52 (3.16%) DV Cleared
8 50 (3.04%) BPSS Clearance
9 48 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
10 42 (2.55%) MCSA
11 40 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
12 37 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 36 (2.19%) CCNA
14 34 (2.07%) CISSP
14 34 (2.07%) MCDST
15 25 (1.52%) MCITP
16 15 (0.91%) DBS Check
16 15 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 13 (0.79%) CCNP
17 13 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.08%) SLA
2 46 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.03%) QA
5 8 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.43%) COBIT
7 5 (0.30%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.18%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1007 (61.25%) Active Directory
2 340 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 254 (15.45%) XenApp
4 211 (12.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 191 (11.62%) Hyper-V
6 165 (10.04%) XenDesktop
7 100 (6.08%) vSphere
8 73 (4.44%) VMware ESX
9 70 (4.26%) XenServer
10 49 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
11 48 (2.92%) BitLocker
12 31 (1.89%) VMware Server
13 27 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
13 27 (1.64%) Xen
14 26 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
15 23 (1.40%) Firmware
16 18 (1.09%) Docker
17 17 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
18 16 (0.97%) DFS Replication
19 10 (0.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 381 (23.18%) SCOM
2 118 (7.18%) WSUS
3 74 (4.50%) Puppet
4 73 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 55 (3.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 49 (2.98%) SCVMM
7 39 (2.37%) Ansible
7 39 (2.37%) Backup Exec
8 35 (2.13%) SCOrch
9 33 (2.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 33 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
9 33 (2.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 32 (1.95%) SCSM
11 25 (1.52%) AirWatch
12 24 (1.46%) Tivoli
13 23 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
14 20 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 20 (1.22%) Nagios
14 20 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 18 (1.09%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 843 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 564 (34.31%) VMware
3 432 (26.28%) Citrix
4 184 (11.19%) HP
5 165 (10.04%) Cisco
6 138 (8.39%) AppSense
7 87 (5.29%) Symantec
8 79 (4.81%) Dell
9 60 (3.65%) Oracle
10 56 (3.41%) Apple
11 55 (3.35%) NetApp
12 52 (3.16%) Red Hat
13 47 (2.86%) IBM
14 46 (2.80%) Google
15 45 (2.74%) EMC
16 38 (2.31%) Intel Security
17 36 (2.19%) Splunk
18 31 (1.89%) Altiris
19 30 (1.82%) SolarWinds
20 28 (1.70%) CheckPoint
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