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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 159 135 149
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs citing SCCM 783 832 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.45% 1.65% 1.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.46% 20.34% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 474 410
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £314 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 69 65
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.80 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -13.04%
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
4485 4091 3684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.32% 8.12% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2779 2429 2163
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 143 156
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.07 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £32.17 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.45%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -41 254 £323 -0.76% 59
South East -13 202 £331 -5.35% 37
North West -13 89 £278 +0.90% 16
East of England +20 84 £325 +4.83% 12
Yorkshire -13 53 £250 +18.34% 12
South West -19 47 £325 -8.77% 14
West Midlands -17 30 £350 +5.66% 5
East Midlands -12 14 £225 -30.76% 7
North East -24 7 £200 -17.52% 2
Midlands +3 1 £250 - 1
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1206 (80.24%) Windows
2 763 (50.77%) Active Directory
3 746 (49.63%) Microsoft
4 554 (36.86%) Windows 7
5 548 (36.46%) VMware
6 479 (31.87%) Citrix
7 407 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 325 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 304 (20.23%) PowerShell
10 290 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 290 (19.29%) ITIL
11 281 (18.70%) SCOM
12 273 (18.16%) MS Excel
13 246 (16.37%) MS Exchange
14 245 (16.30%) Migration
15 238 (15.83%) Windows Server 2003
16 226 (15.04%) Hyper-V
17 213 (14.17%) Microsoft App-V
18 211 (14.04%) DNS
18 211 (14.04%) Security Cleared
19 205 (13.64%) MS Office
20 191 (12.71%) SQL
21 183 (12.18%) Finance
22 181 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
23 179 (11.91%) HP
24 176 (11.71%) XenApp
25 162 (10.78%) Data Centre
26 161 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
27 155 (10.31%) DHCP
28 145 (9.65%) SAN

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 246 (16.37%) MS Exchange
2 161 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 128 (8.52%) Lync
4 118 (7.85%) SharePoint
5 70 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 66 (4.39%) IIS
7 48 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 38 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 26 (1.73%) IBM Notes
10 25 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (1.00%) WorkSite
12 12 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.47%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.33%) CMS
14 5 (0.33%) JBoss
15 4 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.13%) Apache
Applications
1 273 (18.16%) MS Excel
2 205 (13.64%) MS Office
3 12 (0.80%) MS Project
3 12 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.27%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.27%) InDesign
7 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
2 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.20%) SAP CCM
2 3 (0.20%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.20%) RMDS
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.067%) Agresso
4 1 (0.067%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 131 (8.72%) Office 365
2 35 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.40%) Google Apps
5 5 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.27%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.13%) IaaS
9 1 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.067%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 211 (14.04%) DNS
2 155 (10.31%) DHCP
3 145 (9.65%) SAN
4 104 (6.92%) WAN
5 94 (6.25%) LAN
6 91 (6.05%) TCP/IP
7 84 (5.59%) Firewall
8 67 (4.46%) VPN
9 34 (2.26%) Internet
10 32 (2.13%) VLAN
11 27 (1.80%) NAS
12 23 (1.53%) NetScaler
13 18 (1.20%) Network Security
13 18 (1.20%) Wireless
14 17 (1.13%) VoIP
15 15 (1.00%) MPLS
15 15 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
16 14 (0.93%) Skype
17 12 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 13 (0.86%) MySQL
6 12 (0.80%) Relational Database
7 10 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.40%) SSDT
8 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.20%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.20%) DB2
9 3 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.20%) Big Data
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.067%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.067%) EDMS
11 1 (0.067%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 78 (5.19%) MSI
2 22 (1.46%) InstallShield
3 15 (1.00%) AdminStudio
3 15 (1.00%) Subversion
4 13 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 10 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.67%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.60%) Wise Package Studio
7 7 (0.47%) MSBuild
8 6 (0.40%) WinDbg
8 6 (0.40%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.33%) Ant
9 5 (0.33%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.27%) JIRA
10 4 (0.27%) Maven
10 4 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.20%) Hudson
12 2 (0.13%) Lombardi
13 1 (0.067%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 183 (12.18%) Finance
2 53 (3.53%) Banking
3 32 (2.13%) Retail
4 28 (1.86%) Financial Institution
5 26 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 25 (1.66%) Law
7 20 (1.33%) Legal
8 15 (1.00%) Local Government
9 11 (0.73%) Publishing
10 9 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.40%) Advertising
11 6 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.27%) Back Office
13 3 (0.20%) Marketing
13 3 (0.20%) Games
14 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.13%) French Language
15 1 (0.067%) German Language
15 1 (0.067%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.067%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 244 (16.23%) Analyst
2 146 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 140 (9.31%) Support Engineer
4 121 (8.05%) Desktop Support
5 118 (7.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 109 (7.25%) Consultant
7 98 (6.52%) Support Analyst
8 90 (5.99%) Desktop Engineer
9 73 (4.86%) Applications Packager
10 69 (4.59%) Architect
11 65 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
12 53 (3.53%) Wintel Engineer
13 52 (3.46%) Service Analyst
13 52 (3.46%) Deployment Engineer
14 51 (3.39%) Server Engineer
15 50 (3.33%) Administrator
16 49 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 46 (3.06%) Service Desk Analyst
18 42 (2.79%) Desktop Analyst
19 41 (2.73%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (4.86%) Application Packaging
2 51 (3.39%) .NET
3 26 (1.73%) Middleware
4 21 (1.40%) Software Packaging
5 8 (0.53%) XML
6 6 (0.40%) ODBC
7 5 (0.33%) OLE
7 5 (0.33%) OLE DB
7 5 (0.33%) X-Windows
8 4 (0.27%) Web Services
8 4 (0.27%) SAP PI
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.20%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.13%) Drools
10 2 (0.13%) WSH
10 2 (0.13%) XSLT
10 2 (0.13%) J2EE
10 2 (0.13%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.067%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 162 (10.78%) Data Centre
2 92 (6.12%) Blackberry
3 78 (5.19%) Clustering
4 68 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (2.53%) Thin Client
5 38 (2.53%) Fat Client
6 33 (2.20%) Client/Server
7 29 (1.93%) NHS
8 24 (1.60%) Replication
9 23 (1.53%) PKI
10 21 (1.40%) iPad
10 21 (1.40%) User Experience
11 20 (1.33%) Management Information System
12 19 (1.26%) iPhone
13 17 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
13 17 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
14 13 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (0.86%) BYOD
14 13 (0.86%) CMDB
15 10 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1206 (80.24%) Windows
2 554 (36.86%) Windows 7
3 407 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 325 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 238 (15.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 133 (8.85%) Windows XP
7 124 (8.25%) Windows 8
8 62 (4.13%) Linux
9 48 (3.19%) Android
10 27 (1.80%) Mac OS X
11 22 (1.46%) UNIX
12 19 (1.26%) Apple iOS
13 16 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
14 14 (0.93%) Windows 2000
15 13 (0.86%) Windows Vista
16 10 (0.67%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.67%) Windows Phone
17 9 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (0.40%) Windows NT
18 6 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (19.29%) ITIL
2 245 (16.30%) Migration
3 64 (4.26%) Change Management
3 64 (4.26%) Configuration Management
4 54 (3.59%) Service Management
5 49 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 46 (3.06%) Project Management
7 43 (2.86%) Patch Management
8 40 (2.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 38 (2.53%) Asset Management
9 38 (2.53%) Service Delivery
9 38 (2.53%) ITSM
10 37 (2.46%) Incident Management
11 36 (2.40%) Data Protection
12 33 (2.20%) Software Deployment
13 31 (2.06%) Problem Management
14 28 (1.86%) Mobile Device Management
15 27 (1.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (1.73%) PRINCE2
16 26 (1.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 304 (20.23%) PowerShell
2 191 (12.71%) SQL
3 103 (6.85%) VBScript
4 57 (3.79%) VB
5 48 (3.19%) C#
6 24 (1.60%) T-SQL
7 19 (1.26%) Java
8 11 (0.73%) VBA
8 11 (0.73%) Python
9 9 (0.60%) Perl
10 8 (0.53%) C
11 7 (0.47%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.47%) C++
12 6 (0.40%) C++/CLI
13 5 (0.33%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.27%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.20%) Ruby
16 1 (0.067%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.067%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 211 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 181 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 121 (8.05%) MCSE
4 104 (6.92%) SC Cleared
5 80 (5.32%) DV Cleared
6 58 (3.86%) MCP
7 54 (3.59%) MCSA
7 54 (3.59%) MCITP
8 35 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 29 (1.93%) Citrix Certification
11 28 (1.86%) CCNA
12 27 (1.80%) Degree
13 22 (1.46%) CCA
14 21 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (1.40%) MCTS
15 10 (0.67%) MOS
16 9 (0.60%) VCP4
16 9 (0.60%) CCNP
17 7 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.19%) SLA
2 27 (1.80%) QA
3 16 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.27%) COBIT
7 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 763 (50.77%) Active Directory
2 290 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 226 (15.04%) Hyper-V
4 213 (14.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 176 (11.71%) XenApp
6 123 (8.18%) vSphere
7 102 (6.79%) XenDesktop
8 60 (3.99%) VMware ESXi
9 46 (3.06%) VMware ESX
10 31 (2.06%) Terminal Services
11 29 (1.93%) BitLocker
12 19 (1.26%) Xen
13 18 (1.20%) XenServer
13 18 (1.20%) UAG
14 15 (1.00%) ISA Server
15 14 (0.93%) DFS Replication
16 9 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
16 9 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 6 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 281 (18.70%) SCOM
2 78 (5.19%) WSUS
3 52 (3.46%) SCOrch
4 39 (2.59%) SCVMM
5 32 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 28 (1.86%) Backup Exec
6 28 (1.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 27 (1.80%) SCSM
8 25 (1.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 20 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
10 19 (1.26%) AirWatch
11 17 (1.13%) SCDPM
11 17 (1.13%) Puppet
11 17 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
12 15 (1.00%) Tivoli
13 14 (0.93%) OpenView
14 13 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 12 (0.80%) HP SIM
15 12 (0.80%) vMotion
16 11 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 746 (49.63%) Microsoft
2 548 (36.46%) VMware
3 479 (31.87%) Citrix
4 179 (11.91%) HP
5 124 (8.25%) Cisco
6 81 (5.39%) Dell
7 71 (4.72%) Symantec
8 70 (4.66%) AppSense
9 61 (4.06%) McAfee
10 54 (3.59%) Oracle
11 48 (3.19%) Remedy
12 42 (2.79%) Wyse
13 41 (2.73%) Apple
14 40 (2.66%) EMC
15 33 (2.20%) Veeam
16 32 (2.13%) IBM
16 32 (2.13%) NetApp
17 26 (1.73%) Lotus
18 25 (1.66%) Sophos
19 24 (1.60%) SolarWinds
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