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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 148 125 147
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Contract jobs citing SCCM 774 816 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.56% 1.70% 1.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.84% 21.69% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 485 371
Average daily rate
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£313 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 52
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.12 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.06% -21.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.50 £32.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £19.02
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -15.87%
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
4108 3762 3424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.25% 7.86% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2561 2178 1954
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £336 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 115 159
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 -30 253 £310 -4.61% 64
South East +9 196 £350 +9.37% 33
North West +1 101 £290 +14.85% 13
East of England -6 71 £313 +38.88% 17
South West +6 57 £325 +18.18% 11
Yorkshire -18 41 £250 +35.13% 5
West Midlands -29 31 £308 - 5
North East -14 10 £190 -
East Midlands -27 10 £225 -23.07% 3
Midlands - 3 £238 - 2
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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 1244 (79.03%) Windows
2 781 (49.62%) Active Directory
3 763 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 582 (36.98%) Windows 7
5 570 (36.21%) VMware
6 449 (28.53%) Citrix
7 435 (27.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 328 (20.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 312 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 291 (18.49%) ITIL
11 269 (17.09%) Migration
11 269 (17.09%) SCOM
12 268 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 256 (16.26%) MS Exchange
14 252 (16.01%) PowerShell
15 251 (15.95%) Hyper-V
16 246 (15.63%) MS Excel
17 233 (14.80%) Security Cleared
18 210 (13.34%) Microsoft App-V
19 202 (12.83%) DNS
20 200 (12.71%) MS Office
21 196 (12.45%) SQL
22 186 (11.82%) HP
23 183 (11.63%) Finance
23 183 (11.63%) XenApp
24 174 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
25 167 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
26 164 (10.42%) Windows XP
27 153 (9.72%) SAN
28 148 (9.40%) DHCP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 256 (16.26%) MS Exchange
2 167 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 148 (9.40%) SharePoint
4 142 (9.02%) Lync
5 69 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 65 (4.13%) IIS
7 48 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 36 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 35 (2.22%) IBM Notes
10 27 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
11 22 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
13 10 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.57%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.51%) WorkSite
16 7 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
17 5 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
17 5 (0.32%) CMS
18 4 (0.25%) WebSphere
18 4 (0.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 246 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 200 (12.71%) MS Office
3 15 (0.95%) MS Project
4 14 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.25%) InDesign
6 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.19%) RMDS
4 2 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.064%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.064%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.064%) assyst
5 1 (0.064%) Agresso
5 1 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.064%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 145 (9.21%) Office 365
2 42 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.57%) IaaS
5 7 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.32%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.25%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.13%) SaaS
8 2 (0.13%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.064%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.064%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 202 (12.83%) DNS
2 153 (9.72%) SAN
3 148 (9.40%) DHCP
4 104 (6.61%) WAN
5 99 (6.29%) LAN
6 96 (6.10%) Firewall
7 93 (5.91%) TCP/IP
8 73 (4.64%) VPN
9 36 (2.29%) Internet
10 26 (1.65%) VLAN
10 26 (1.65%) NAS
10 26 (1.65%) NetScaler
11 23 (1.46%) VoIP
12 17 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (1.08%) Wireless
13 14 (0.89%) MPLS
13 14 (0.89%) SSL
14 13 (0.83%) DMZ
14 13 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (1.46%) Oracle Database
5 13 (0.83%) MySQL
6 12 (0.76%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.32%) EDRMS
11 5 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.32%) SSDT
12 4 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.19%) DB2
13 3 (0.19%) Big Data
14 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.064%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.064%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 91 (5.78%) MSI
2 20 (1.27%) InstallShield
3 17 (1.08%) AdminStudio
4 11 (0.70%) Subversion
5 9 (0.57%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.38%) Wise Package Studio
6 6 (0.38%) MSBuild
7 5 (0.32%) WinDbg
7 5 (0.32%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.25%) StarTeam
9 3 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.13%) Lombardi
10 2 (0.13%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.064%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.064%) Ant
11 1 (0.064%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.064%) JIRA
General
1 183 (11.63%) Finance
2 55 (3.49%) Banking
3 35 (2.22%) Retail
4 24 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 22 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 21 (1.33%) Legal
7 20 (1.27%) Law
8 19 (1.21%) Local Government
9 13 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.83%) Publishing
10 9 (0.57%) Back Office
11 7 (0.44%) Advertising
12 4 (0.25%) Marketing
12 4 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.19%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.064%) Automotive
15 1 (0.064%) Electronics
15 1 (0.064%) Front Office
15 1 (0.064%) French Language
Job Titles
1 230 (14.61%) Analyst
2 152 (9.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 143 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 123 (7.81%) Consultant
5 108 (6.86%) Desktop Support
6 106 (6.73%) Desktop Engineer
7 105 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 102 (6.48%) Support Analyst
9 95 (6.04%) Architect
10 94 (5.97%) Applications Packager
11 66 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support
12 59 (3.75%) Administrator
13 56 (3.56%) Deployment Engineer
14 49 (3.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 48 (3.05%) Wintel Engineer
16 47 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 45 (2.86%) Project Manager
18 44 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
19 43 (2.73%) Server Engineer
20 41 (2.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (5.65%) Application Packaging
2 56 (3.56%) .NET
3 27 (1.72%) Middleware
4 18 (1.14%) Software Packaging
5 6 (0.38%) X-Windows
6 5 (0.32%) Web Services
6 5 (0.32%) XML
6 5 (0.32%) ODBC
7 4 (0.25%) SAP PI
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.19%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.19%) CSS
9 2 (0.13%) SOAP
9 2 (0.13%) J2EE
9 2 (0.13%) XSLT
9 2 (0.13%) OLE
9 2 (0.13%) OLE DB
9 2 (0.13%) WCF
9 2 (0.13%) Silverlight
9 2 (0.13%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 136 (8.64%) Data Centre
2 88 (5.59%) Clustering
3 84 (5.34%) Blackberry
4 74 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (2.29%) Thin Client
5 36 (2.29%) Fat Client
6 34 (2.16%) NHS
7 33 (2.10%) Replication
8 30 (1.91%) Client/Server
9 29 (1.84%) PKI
10 27 (1.72%) iPad
11 26 (1.65%) iPhone
12 20 (1.27%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.08%) User Experience
13 17 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
14 15 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (0.95%) BYOD
14 15 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
15 13 (0.83%) CMDB
16 12 (0.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1244 (79.03%) Windows
2 582 (36.98%) Windows 7
3 435 (27.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 328 (20.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 268 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 164 (10.42%) Windows XP
7 136 (8.64%) Windows 8
8 53 (3.37%) Linux
9 33 (2.10%) Android
10 28 (1.78%) UNIX
11 24 (1.52%) Windows 2000
12 20 (1.27%) Windows Vista
13 19 (1.21%) Mac OS X
14 16 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.64%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.57%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.57%) HPUX
17 7 (0.44%) Solaris
17 7 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (18.49%) ITIL
2 269 (17.09%) Migration
3 71 (4.51%) Configuration Management
4 66 (4.19%) Change Management
5 55 (3.49%) Project Management
6 45 (2.86%) Asset Management
7 44 (2.80%) Problem Management
8 43 (2.73%) Service Delivery
9 40 (2.54%) Disaster Recovery
10 39 (2.48%) Service Management
10 39 (2.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 39 (2.48%) Server Building
11 38 (2.41%) Patch Management
11 38 (2.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (2.29%) Incident Management
13 34 (2.16%) ITSM
14 32 (2.03%) PRINCE2
15 31 (1.97%) Capacity Planning
16 27 (1.72%) Software Deployment
16 27 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 252 (16.01%) PowerShell
2 196 (12.45%) SQL
3 114 (7.24%) VBScript
4 55 (3.49%) VB
4 55 (3.49%) C#
5 14 (0.89%) Java
6 10 (0.64%) Perl
6 10 (0.64%) T-SQL
6 10 (0.64%) C
7 9 (0.57%) Python
8 6 (0.38%) C++
8 6 (0.38%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.32%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.32%) C++/CLI
10 3 (0.19%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.19%) VBA
11 2 (0.13%) PHP
11 2 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 233 (14.80%) Security Cleared
2 174 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 119 (7.56%) SC Cleared
4 116 (7.37%) MCSE
5 96 (6.10%) DV Cleared
6 59 (3.75%) MCP
7 49 (3.11%) MCITP
8 48 (3.05%) MCSA
9 36 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (2.03%) CCNA
11 29 (1.84%) Degree
12 28 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 24 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
14 21 (1.33%) MCTS
15 20 (1.27%) CCA
16 13 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.64%) MOS
18 9 (0.57%) CCNP
19 7 (0.44%) VCP4
19 7 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.32%) SLA
2 27 (1.72%) QA
3 14 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.13%) COBIT
7 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 781 (49.62%) Active Directory
2 312 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 251 (15.95%) Hyper-V
4 210 (13.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 183 (11.63%) XenApp
6 109 (6.93%) vSphere
7 93 (5.91%) XenDesktop
8 50 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
9 48 (3.05%) VMware ESX
10 30 (1.91%) BitLocker
11 27 (1.72%) UAG
12 24 (1.52%) Xen
13 22 (1.40%) Terminal Services
14 16 (1.02%) XenServer
15 13 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
16 12 (0.76%) Terminal Server
16 12 (0.76%) DFS Replication
17 11 (0.70%) ISA Server
18 10 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 9 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 269 (17.09%) SCOM
2 79 (5.02%) WSUS
3 45 (2.86%) SCOrch
4 39 (2.48%) SCVMM
5 36 (2.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 29 (1.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 29 (1.84%) Backup Exec
7 28 (1.78%) SCSM
8 24 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 24 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
9 22 (1.40%) AirWatch
10 21 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 15 (0.95%) HP SIM
11 15 (0.95%) Puppet
12 12 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
12 12 (0.76%) SCDPM
13 11 (0.70%) EdgeSight
13 11 (0.70%) NetBackup
14 10 (0.64%) Tivoli
15 8 (0.51%) OpenView
Vendors
1 763 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 570 (36.21%) VMware
3 449 (28.53%) Citrix
4 186 (11.82%) HP
5 129 (8.20%) Cisco
6 76 (4.83%) Dell
7 74 (4.70%) AppSense
8 68 (4.32%) Oracle
9 64 (4.07%) Symantec
9 64 (4.07%) McAfee
10 52 (3.30%) NetApp
11 49 (3.11%) EMC
12 41 (2.60%) Sophos
13 39 (2.48%) Remedy
14 38 (2.41%) Apple
15 36 (2.29%) Lotus
15 36 (2.29%) Wyse
16 33 (2.10%) IBM
17 31 (1.97%) SAP
17 31 (1.97%) Veeam
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