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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 147 160 140
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Contract jobs citing SCCM 845 772 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.69% 1.50% 1.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.04% 17.02% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 495 456
Median daily rate £330 £325 £302
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £163 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £313 £286
% change year-on-year
- +9.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 60
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.78 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.95 £37.50 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+15.49% +18.33%
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
5619 4535 3934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.25% 8.79% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3739 2822 2305
Median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 130 123
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% +19.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.04 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.75 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +11.68%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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
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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 +22 292 £400 +19.40% 42
South East -17 177 £313 -10.71% 17
North East +16 77 £245 +25.64% 1
South West +21 72 £375 +13.20% 12
East of England +4 64 £250 -23.07% 10
North West -46 53 £325 +17.11% 14
Yorkshire -3 41 £288 +15.00% 19
West Midlands -19 36 £350 +13.82% 7
East Midlands +28 34 £600 +166.66% 5
Midlands -7 1 £425 +78.94% 2
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1284 (77.82%) Windows
2 1007 (61.03%) Active Directory
3 856 (51.88%) Microsoft
4 577 (34.97%) VMware
5 514 (31.15%) Windows Server
6 472 (28.61%) Citrix
7 444 (26.91%) Windows 7
8 398 (24.12%) PowerShell
9 389 (23.58%) ITIL
10 377 (22.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 368 (22.30%) SCOM
12 361 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 338 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 322 (19.52%) Security Cleared
15 309 (18.73%) MS Exchange
16 289 (17.52%) DNS
17 263 (15.94%) XenApp
18 261 (15.82%) Windows 10
19 251 (15.21%) MS Excel
20 247 (14.97%) Office 365
21 242 (14.67%) DHCP
22 234 (14.18%) MS Office
23 223 (13.52%) SC Cleared
24 215 (13.03%) Finance
25 214 (12.97%) Microsoft App-V
25 214 (12.97%) Linux
26 211 (12.79%) SQL
27 187 (11.33%) Hyper-V
28 184 (11.15%) Microsoft Certification
29 183 (11.09%) 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
1 309 (18.73%) MS Exchange
2 149 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 141 (8.55%) Skype for Business
4 124 (7.52%) SharePoint
5 65 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 55 (3.33%) IIS
7 42 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 39 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 27 (1.64%) OpenStack
10 26 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 19 (1.15%) Mule
12 17 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
13 15 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (0.91%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.79%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.61%) Confluence
15 10 (0.61%) JBoss
16 9 (0.55%) IBM Notes
17 8 (0.48%) Apache
18 7 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 251 (15.21%) MS Excel
2 234 (14.18%) MS Office
3 20 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.30%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.18%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.42%) RMDS
3 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.18%) Eikon
5 2 (0.12%) assyst
5 2 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.12%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.061%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.061%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 247 (14.97%) Office 365
2 143 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (2.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 32 (1.94%) IaaS
6 24 (1.45%) PaaS
7 17 (1.03%) Google Apps
8 16 (0.97%) SaaS
9 9 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.55%) Mimecast
9 9 (0.55%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.18%) Trello
11 2 (0.12%) iTunes
12 1 (0.061%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.061%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.061%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.061%) IBM PureFlex
12 1 (0.061%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.061%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 289 (17.52%) DNS
2 242 (14.67%) DHCP
3 142 (8.61%) SAN
4 132 (8.00%) LAN
5 123 (7.45%) WAN
6 115 (6.97%) Firewall
7 87 (5.27%) TCP/IP
8 71 (4.30%) VPN
9 67 (4.06%) Skype
10 54 (3.27%) Internet
10 54 (3.27%) Wi-Fi
11 49 (2.97%) Wireless
12 39 (2.36%) Remote Desktop
13 38 (2.30%) NetScaler
14 33 (2.00%) VLAN
14 33 (2.00%) VoIP
15 27 (1.64%) SSL
16 24 (1.45%) iSCSI
17 23 (1.39%) NAS
17 23 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
5 22 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 21 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 20 (1.21%) MySQL
8 16 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (0.67%) Ingres
13 9 (0.55%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.55%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
15 5 (0.30%) DB2
15 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 70 (4.24%) MSI
2 37 (2.24%) JIRA
3 30 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 26 (1.58%) Jenkins
5 15 (0.91%) InstallShield
5 15 (0.91%) Subversion
6 14 (0.85%) Ant
6 14 (0.85%) Hudson
6 14 (0.85%) Maven
7 11 (0.67%) AdminStudio
8 8 (0.48%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.30%) WinDbg
10 4 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.24%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.18%) StarTeam
12 1 (0.061%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.061%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.061%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 215 (13.03%) Finance
2 60 (3.64%) Banking
3 33 (2.00%) Legal
4 27 (1.64%) Back Office
5 26 (1.58%) Retail
5 26 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.15%) Law
6 19 (1.15%) Local Government
6 19 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 16 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 11 (0.67%) Advertising
9 10 (0.61%) Marketing
9 10 (0.61%) Military
10 9 (0.55%) French Language
11 8 (0.48%) Publishing
12 7 (0.42%) German Language
13 6 (0.36%) Games
13 6 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.36%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 216 (13.09%) Architect
2 190 (11.52%) Analyst
3 162 (9.82%) Support Engineer
4 153 (9.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 147 (8.91%) Windows Engineer
6 139 (8.42%) Desktop Engineer
7 136 (8.24%) Desktop Support
8 125 (7.58%) SCCM Engineer
9 116 (7.03%) Consultant
10 90 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 82 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support
12 75 (4.55%) Administrator
12 75 (4.55%) Support Analyst
13 72 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support
14 65 (3.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 61 (3.70%) Server Engineer
16 56 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
17 53 (3.21%) Service Analyst
18 51 (3.09%) Deployment Engineer
19 46 (2.79%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.45%) XML
2 15 (0.91%) .NET
2 15 (0.91%) Regular Expression
3 14 (0.85%) Middleware
4 13 (0.79%) RESTful
5 9 (0.55%) Software Packaging
6 8 (0.48%) ELK Stack
7 7 (0.42%) JSON
7 7 (0.42%) REST
7 7 (0.42%) Web Services
8 6 (0.36%) SAML
9 5 (0.30%) ODBC
9 5 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.24%) 802.1X
10 4 (0.24%) DCOM
10 4 (0.24%) HTML
11 3 (0.18%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.18%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.18%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 124 (7.52%) Data Centre
2 66 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 53 (3.21%) Clustering
4 53 (3.21%) Fat Client
4 53 (3.21%) Thin Client
5 52 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 50 (3.03%) Blackberry
7 32 (1.94%) PKI
8 26 (1.58%) Client/Server
9 24 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 22 (1.33%) BYOD
10 22 (1.33%) Replication
11 21 (1.27%) Smartphone
12 20 (1.21%) Device Driver
13 19 (1.15%) CMDB
14 15 (0.91%) Hedge funds
15 14 (0.85%) Mobile App
15 14 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
16 13 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1284 (77.82%) Windows
2 514 (31.15%) Windows Server
3 444 (26.91%) Windows 7
4 377 (22.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 361 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 261 (15.82%) Windows 10
7 214 (12.97%) Linux
8 172 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 124 (7.52%) Windows 8
10 78 (4.73%) Windows XP
11 71 (4.30%) Unix
12 57 (3.45%) Mac OS X
13 41 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 39 (2.36%) Apple iOS
15 30 (1.82%) VMS
16 27 (1.64%) Android
17 18 (1.09%) Mac OS
18 17 (1.03%) CentOS
18 17 (1.03%) Solaris
19 16 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (23.58%) ITIL
2 181 (10.97%) Migration
3 99 (6.00%) Software Delivery
4 88 (5.33%) Service Management
5 79 (4.79%) Configuration Management
6 70 (4.24%) DevOps
6 70 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 69 (4.18%) Project Management
8 62 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (3.70%) Software Deployment
10 58 (3.52%) Application Packaging
11 57 (3.45%) Problem Management
12 56 (3.39%) Service Delivery
13 52 (3.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 51 (3.09%) Change Management
14 51 (3.09%) Patch Management
15 47 (2.85%) Software Engineering
16 45 (2.73%) Software Distribution
17 42 (2.55%) Asset Management
18 40 (2.42%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 398 (24.12%) PowerShell
2 211 (12.79%) SQL
3 101 (6.12%) VBScript
4 73 (4.42%) VB
5 50 (3.03%) Python
6 40 (2.42%) Ruby
7 37 (2.24%) Java
8 33 (2.00%) T-SQL
9 24 (1.45%) JavaScript
10 23 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 18 (1.09%) PHP
12 15 (0.91%) C
13 14 (0.85%) C#
13 14 (0.85%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.42%) Perl
15 3 (0.18%) VBA
16 1 (0.061%) C++
16 1 (0.061%) R
16 1 (0.061%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.061%) XAML
Qualifications
1 322 (19.52%) Security Cleared
2 223 (13.52%) SC Cleared
3 184 (11.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 107 (6.48%) MCSE
5 70 (4.24%) Degree
5 70 (4.24%) MCP
6 51 (3.09%) DV Cleared
7 46 (2.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 46 (2.79%) MCSA
8 45 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
9 39 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (2.06%) CISSP
10 34 (2.06%) MCDST
11 33 (2.00%) CCNA
12 32 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 31 (1.88%) MCITP
14 18 (1.09%) MCTS
15 17 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 14 (0.85%) CCNP
16 14 (0.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.30%) SLA
2 43 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 24 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.09%) QA
5 7 (0.42%) COBIT
6 6 (0.36%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.24%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1007 (61.03%) Active Directory
2 338 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 263 (15.94%) XenApp
4 214 (12.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 187 (11.33%) Hyper-V
6 178 (10.79%) XenDesktop
7 96 (5.82%) vSphere
8 72 (4.36%) XenServer
9 71 (4.30%) VMware ESX
10 52 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
11 48 (2.91%) BitLocker
12 29 (1.76%) VMware Server
13 28 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
14 27 (1.64%) Xen
15 22 (1.33%) Firmware
16 20 (1.21%) Docker
17 19 (1.15%) DFS Replication
18 17 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
19 14 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
20 11 (0.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 368 (22.30%) SCOM
2 109 (6.61%) WSUS
3 80 (4.85%) Puppet
3 80 (4.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 57 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 52 (3.15%) SCVMM
6 43 (2.61%) Ansible
7 36 (2.18%) Backup Exec
7 36 (2.18%) SCOrch
8 35 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
9 31 (1.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 30 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 29 (1.76%) SCSM
12 28 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
13 25 (1.52%) AirWatch
14 21 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 21 (1.27%) Nagios
14 21 (1.27%) Tivoli
15 19 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 18 (1.09%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 856 (51.88%) Microsoft
2 577 (34.97%) VMware
3 472 (28.61%) Citrix
4 183 (11.09%) HP
5 169 (10.24%) Cisco
6 136 (8.24%) AppSense
7 91 (5.52%) Symantec
8 72 (4.36%) Dell
9 61 (3.70%) Apple
10 58 (3.52%) NetApp
11 56 (3.39%) Oracle
12 52 (3.15%) Red Hat
13 46 (2.79%) EMC
13 46 (2.79%) Google
14 45 (2.73%) IBM
15 40 (2.42%) Splunk
16 38 (2.30%) Intel Security
17 36 (2.18%) CheckPoint
18 31 (1.88%) Altiris
19 29 (1.76%) Remedy
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