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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 136 151 184
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +33
Contract jobs citing SCCM 821 727 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.58% 1.51% 1.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.59% 20.71% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 425 339
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 63 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.10 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £37.40 £41.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.64% +6.57%
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
3988 3510 3508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.65% 7.27% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2389 2103 1880
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 147 157
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +17.56%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 +55 350 £343 -2.14% 57
South East -18 180 £350 +7.69% 35
North West -5 66 £275 +6.79% 11
East of England -12 64 £349 +32.85% 13
South West +9 60 £350 -3.44% 32
West Midlands -20 38 £320 +14.28% 6
Yorkshire +18 33 £218 +40.32% 10
East Midlands -3 17 £343 +71.25% 8
North East -33 8 £243 +38.57%
Midlands -13 3 - -
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1368 (80.42%) Windows
2 926 (54.44%) Active Directory
3 762 (44.80%) Microsoft
4 706 (41.50%) Windows 7
5 480 (28.22%) Citrix
6 476 (27.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 407 (23.93%) VMware
8 351 (20.63%) SCOM
9 298 (17.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 278 (16.34%) Migration
10 278 (16.34%) PowerShell
11 275 (16.17%) DNS
12 274 (16.11%) MS Exchange
13 270 (15.87%) Microsoft App-V
14 268 (15.76%) Windows XP
15 263 (15.46%) ITIL
16 257 (15.11%) MS Office
17 256 (15.05%) Security Cleared
18 245 (14.40%) MS Excel
19 237 (13.93%) Windows Server 2012
20 232 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
20 232 (13.64%) DHCP
21 219 (12.87%) XenApp
22 198 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
23 193 (11.35%) HP
23 193 (11.35%) Finance
24 183 (10.76%) SQL
25 174 (10.23%) Hyper-V
26 173 (10.17%) SC Cleared
27 158 (9.29%) SAN

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 274 (16.11%) MS Exchange
2 131 (7.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 129 (7.58%) SharePoint
4 91 (5.35%) IIS
5 74 (4.35%) Lync
6 68 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 43 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 43 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 32 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 31 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 22 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.53%) IBM Notes
13 8 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.41%) WorkSite
15 5 (0.29%) Apache
16 4 (0.24%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.24%) JOnAS
16 4 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
17 2 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 257 (15.11%) MS Office
2 245 (14.40%) MS Excel
3 23 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.12%) MS Project
5 8 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.18%) InDesign
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.059%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 17 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.24%) assyst
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.12%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.059%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 60 (3.53%) Office 365
2 39 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.82%) IaaS
5 3 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
5 3 (0.18%) PaaS
6 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 275 (16.17%) DNS
2 232 (13.64%) DHCP
3 158 (9.29%) SAN
4 122 (7.17%) TCP/IP
5 111 (6.53%) Firewall
6 76 (4.47%) LAN
7 72 (4.23%) WAN
8 58 (3.41%) VPN
9 52 (3.06%) Internet
10 48 (2.82%) Wireless
11 34 (2.00%) NetScaler
12 33 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
12 33 (1.94%) NAS
13 32 (1.88%) VoIP
14 29 (1.70%) VLAN
15 27 (1.59%) SMS
16 19 (1.12%) 3G
17 18 (1.06%) FTP
18 15 (0.88%) SSL
19 11 (0.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 16 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.24%) MySQL
13 3 (0.18%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.12%) DataStage
15 1 (0.059%) DB2
15 1 (0.059%) MS Access
15 1 (0.059%) EDMS
15 1 (0.059%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 124 (7.29%) MSI
2 41 (2.41%) InstallShield
3 30 (1.76%) AdminStudio
4 14 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (0.65%) Visual Studio
6 10 (0.59%) NUnit
6 10 (0.59%) Wise Package Studio
7 9 (0.53%) Subversion
8 5 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.29%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.18%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.059%) WinDbg
General
1 193 (11.35%) Finance
2 100 (5.88%) Banking
3 48 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 28 (1.65%) Retail
5 27 (1.59%) Law
6 26 (1.53%) Legal
7 24 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 16 (0.94%) Advertising
9 12 (0.71%) Publishing
9 12 (0.71%) Back Office
10 10 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.59%) Local Government
11 9 (0.53%) Front Office
12 6 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.29%) Military
14 4 (0.24%) French Language
14 4 (0.24%) German Language
15 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.18%) Games
16 2 (0.12%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 197 (11.58%) Analyst
2 186 (10.93%) Support Engineer
3 176 (10.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 147 (8.64%) Consultant
5 141 (8.29%) Desktop Support
6 122 (7.17%) Desktop Engineer
7 112 (6.58%) SCCM Engineer
8 111 (6.53%) Architect
9 83 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
9 83 (4.88%) Applications Packager
10 81 (4.76%) Support Analyst
11 79 (4.64%) Administrator
12 66 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
13 60 (3.53%) Wintel Engineer
14 58 (3.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 58 (3.41%) Server Engineer
15 53 (3.12%) SCCM Consultant
16 51 (3.00%) Deployment Engineer
17 48 (2.82%) Project Manager
18 44 (2.59%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (6.88%) Application Packaging
2 27 (1.59%) Software Packaging
2 27 (1.59%) .NET
3 17 (1.00%) DCOM
4 13 (0.76%) Web Services
5 12 (0.71%) JSP
6 11 (0.65%) WCF
7 10 (0.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (0.53%) XML
9 7 (0.41%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.29%) X-Windows
12 4 (0.24%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 3 (0.18%) XMPP
13 3 (0.18%) Middleware
14 2 (0.12%) OLE
14 2 (0.12%) ODBC
14 2 (0.12%) HTML
14 2 (0.12%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 123 (7.23%) Blackberry
2 103 (6.06%) Clustering
3 61 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (2.41%) PKI
5 37 (2.18%) Fat Client
5 37 (2.18%) Thin Client
6 26 (1.53%) PDA
7 24 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 20 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
9 18 (1.06%) Replication
10 17 (1.00%) NHS
10 17 (1.00%) CMDB
11 16 (0.94%) Firmware
12 15 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 15 (0.88%) Computer Science
13 12 (0.71%) iPhone
14 11 (0.65%) iPad
14 11 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.59%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.59%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1368 (80.42%) Windows
2 706 (41.50%) Windows 7
3 476 (27.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 298 (17.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 268 (15.76%) Windows XP
6 237 (13.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 124 (7.29%) Windows 8
8 64 (3.76%) Linux
9 59 (3.47%) Windows Vista
10 25 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.23%) UNIX
12 18 (1.06%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.82%) Windows 2000
14 11 (0.65%) Android
15 9 (0.53%) Solaris
15 9 (0.53%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.35%) CentOS
17 6 (0.35%) AIX
18 4 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (16.34%) Migration
2 263 (15.46%) ITIL
3 70 (4.12%) Project Management
4 55 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 52 (3.06%) Service Delivery
6 51 (3.00%) Software Deployment
7 46 (2.70%) Software Distribution
8 41 (2.41%) Change Management
9 38 (2.23%) Incident Management
10 33 (1.94%) Service Management
10 33 (1.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 32 (1.88%) Problem Management
11 32 (1.88%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (1.88%) Asset Management
12 30 (1.76%) Performance Tuning
13 27 (1.59%) E-Commerce
14 25 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
14 25 (1.47%) Coaching
15 24 (1.41%) Load Balancing
16 23 (1.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 278 (16.34%) PowerShell
2 183 (10.76%) SQL
3 95 (5.58%) VBScript
4 55 (3.23%) VB
5 43 (2.53%) C#
6 23 (1.35%) T-SQL
7 14 (0.82%) C
8 9 (0.53%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.41%) Java
9 7 (0.41%) Perl
10 6 (0.35%) Python
11 4 (0.24%) Ruby
11 4 (0.24%) VBA
11 4 (0.24%) PHP
12 2 (0.12%) C++
12 2 (0.12%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.059%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 256 (15.05%) Security Cleared
2 198 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 173 (10.17%) SC Cleared
4 132 (7.76%) MCSE
5 83 (4.88%) MCP
6 52 (3.06%) DV Cleared
7 37 (2.18%) MCSA
8 36 (2.12%) MCITP
9 26 (1.53%) Degree
10 23 (1.35%) MCTS
10 23 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
10 23 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (1.29%) CCNA
11 22 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (0.94%) CCA
13 13 (0.76%) CISSP
13 13 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (0.65%) CEH
14 11 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (0.53%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.17%) SLA
2 24 (1.41%) QA
3 9 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 926 (54.44%) Active Directory
2 270 (15.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 232 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 219 (12.87%) XenApp
5 174 (10.23%) Hyper-V
6 110 (6.47%) XenDesktop
7 100 (5.88%) vSphere
8 67 (3.94%) XenServer
9 45 (2.65%) VMware ESX
10 36 (2.12%) UAG
11 31 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
12 24 (1.41%) Terminal Services
13 21 (1.23%) vCloud
14 18 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 17 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
16 14 (0.82%) ISA Server
17 10 (0.59%) VMware Server
18 9 (0.53%) MetaFrame
18 9 (0.53%) Terminal Server
19 8 (0.47%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 351 (20.63%) SCOM
2 58 (3.41%) WSUS
3 39 (2.29%) SCVMM
4 37 (2.18%) SCOrch
5 32 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 30 (1.76%) WMI
7 28 (1.65%) HP SIM
7 28 (1.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 27 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 24 (1.41%) NetBackup
10 20 (1.18%) Backup Exec
11 19 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
12 18 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 18 (1.06%) SCSM
13 16 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
14 14 (0.82%) SAP Afaria
15 12 (0.71%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
15 12 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 11 (0.65%) AppDNA
16 11 (0.65%) Nessus
Vendors
1 762 (44.80%) Microsoft
2 480 (28.22%) Citrix
3 407 (23.93%) VMware
4 193 (11.35%) HP
5 144 (8.47%) Cisco
6 104 (6.11%) AppSense
7 78 (4.59%) Symantec
8 62 (3.64%) Dell
9 57 (3.35%) Remedy
10 56 (3.29%) Altiris
11 55 (3.23%) McAfee
12 53 (3.12%) Sophos
13 52 (3.06%) EMC
13 52 (3.06%) CA
14 45 (2.65%) Oracle
14 45 (2.65%) F5
15 41 (2.41%) Wyse
16 38 (2.23%) Lumension
17 33 (1.94%) Apple
18 31 (1.82%) SolarWinds
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