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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 149 119 137
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Contract jobs citing SCCM 727 839 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.47% 1.75% 1.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.60% 22.58% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 509 339
Average daily rate
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£310 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £162 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 64 65
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.68 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.99% +6.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.45 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £28.55 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.44% +8.57%
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
3908 3715 3046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.91% 7.74% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2465 2206 1747
Average daily rate £415 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £521 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 140 166
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.06 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% +0.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £23.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.18% +16.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -6 279 £325 - 45
South East -5 185 £350 +12.90% 29
North West -38 60 £220 -11.11% 24
South West +30 51 £290 +28.88% 30
East of England -27 49 £250 -3.84% 19
Yorkshire -28 37 £300 +33.33% 11
West Midlands -34 37 £320 +28.00% 7
East Midlands -26 16 £250 -9.09% 5
North East +2 13 £258 -
Midlands -1 3 £238 -56.81%
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1184 (79.73%) Windows
2 743 (50.03%) Active Directory
3 717 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 576 (38.79%) Windows 7
5 504 (33.94%) VMware
6 424 (28.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 371 (24.98%) Citrix
8 275 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 270 (18.18%) SCOM
9 270 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 268 (18.05%) ITIL
10 268 (18.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 246 (16.57%) PowerShell
12 243 (16.36%) Security Cleared
13 240 (16.16%) MS Exchange
14 218 (14.68%) Migration
15 210 (14.14%) DNS
16 205 (13.80%) MS Excel
16 205 (13.80%) Hyper-V
17 204 (13.74%) MS Office
18 194 (13.06%) SQL
19 190 (12.79%) HP
20 188 (12.66%) Microsoft App-V
21 177 (11.92%) Windows XP
22 167 (11.25%) Finance
22 167 (11.25%) XenApp
23 158 (10.64%) SharePoint
24 154 (10.37%) DHCP
25 147 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
26 143 (9.63%) SAN

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 240 (16.16%) MS Exchange
2 158 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 143 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 119 (8.01%) Lync
5 84 (5.66%) IIS
6 55 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 46 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 41 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 37 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 22 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
11 20 (1.35%) OpenStack
11 20 (1.35%) IBM Notes
12 13 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
13 11 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.61%) WorkSite
15 9 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.34%) CMS
17 4 (0.27%) JBoss
18 3 (0.20%) Apache
Applications
1 205 (13.80%) MS Excel
2 204 (13.74%) MS Office
3 16 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.81%) MS Project
5 4 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.27%) InDesign
6 1 (0.067%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.20%) RMDS
4 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.067%) Agresso
6 1 (0.067%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.067%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 117 (7.88%) Office 365
2 48 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.67%) IaaS
6 5 (0.34%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.27%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.27%) Google Drive
8 3 (0.20%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.20%) SaaS
9 2 (0.13%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.067%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.067%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.067%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 210 (14.14%) DNS
2 154 (10.37%) DHCP
3 143 (9.63%) SAN
4 101 (6.80%) Firewall
5 98 (6.60%) TCP/IP
6 86 (5.79%) WAN
7 82 (5.52%) LAN
8 62 (4.18%) VPN
9 36 (2.42%) Internet
9 36 (2.42%) NetScaler
10 35 (2.36%) NAS
11 30 (2.02%) VoIP
12 28 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
13 26 (1.75%) VLAN
14 21 (1.41%) Wireless
15 18 (1.21%) SSL
16 15 (1.01%) MPLS
17 13 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
18 12 (0.81%) SMS
19 11 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (0.88%) MySQL
4 13 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (0.67%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.27%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.20%) DB2
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.067%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.067%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.067%) EDMS
12 1 (0.067%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 94 (6.33%) MSI
2 18 (1.21%) AdminStudio
3 16 (1.08%) InstallShield
4 13 (0.88%) StarTeam
5 7 (0.47%) Wise Package Studio
6 6 (0.40%) Subversion
7 5 (0.34%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (0.27%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.13%) Lombardi
10 2 (0.13%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.067%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.067%) Maven
11 1 (0.067%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.067%) Ant
11 1 (0.067%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.067%) Jenkins
General
1 167 (11.25%) Finance
2 42 (2.83%) Banking
3 35 (2.36%) Retail
4 33 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 25 (1.68%) Law
6 21 (1.41%) Legal
7 18 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 13 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.81%) Publishing
9 12 (0.81%) Local Government
10 8 (0.54%) Back Office
11 5 (0.34%) Advertising
11 5 (0.34%) Marketing
12 3 (0.20%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.13%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.13%) Electronics
14 1 (0.067%) Front Office
14 1 (0.067%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.067%) Automotive
14 1 (0.067%) Games
Job Titles
1 207 (13.94%) Analyst
2 168 (11.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 140 (9.43%) Support Engineer
4 108 (7.27%) Consultant
5 104 (7.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 102 (6.87%) Desktop Support
7 100 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support
8 93 (6.26%) Applications Packager
9 86 (5.79%) Support Analyst
10 76 (5.12%) Architect
11 64 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
12 52 (3.50%) Administrator
13 51 (3.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 51 (3.43%) Wintel Engineer
14 49 (3.30%) Server Engineer
14 49 (3.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 48 (3.23%) Deployment Engineer
16 47 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 41 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
18 39 (2.63%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (7.00%) Application Packaging
2 53 (3.57%) .NET
3 30 (2.02%) Middleware
4 14 (0.94%) Software Packaging
4 14 (0.94%) Web Services
5 9 (0.61%) X-Windows
6 7 (0.47%) SAP PI
7 6 (0.40%) XML
8 4 (0.27%) ODBC
9 3 (0.20%) CSS
9 3 (0.20%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.13%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.13%) REST
10 2 (0.13%) SOAP
10 2 (0.13%) XSLT
10 2 (0.13%) J2EE
10 2 (0.13%) OLE
10 2 (0.13%) OLE DB
10 2 (0.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.94%) Data Centre
2 87 (5.86%) Blackberry
2 87 (5.86%) Clustering
3 55 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (2.63%) PKI
5 34 (2.29%) Replication
6 31 (2.09%) NHS
7 30 (2.02%) Thin Client
7 30 (2.02%) Fat Client
8 24 (1.62%) Client/Server
8 24 (1.62%) Management Information System
9 23 (1.55%) iPad
9 23 (1.55%) iPhone
10 16 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
11 14 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (0.94%) User Experience
12 12 (0.81%) BYOD
13 11 (0.74%) CMDB
13 11 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1184 (79.73%) Windows
2 576 (38.79%) Windows 7
3 424 (28.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 270 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 268 (18.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 177 (11.92%) Windows XP
7 129 (8.69%) Windows 8
8 60 (4.04%) Linux
9 26 (1.75%) UNIX
10 25 (1.68%) Windows 2000
11 23 (1.55%) Windows Vista
12 20 (1.35%) Android
13 17 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
14 14 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.67%) HPUX
15 10 (0.67%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.47%) Solaris
16 7 (0.47%) Windows NT
16 7 (0.47%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (18.05%) ITIL
2 218 (14.68%) Migration
3 65 (4.38%) Configuration Management
4 62 (4.18%) Project Management
5 55 (3.70%) Change Management
6 49 (3.30%) Problem Management
7 43 (2.90%) Incident Management
7 43 (2.90%) Service Delivery
8 38 (2.56%) Asset Management
8 38 (2.56%) ITSM
9 37 (2.49%) Service Management
10 33 (2.22%) Patch Management
11 32 (2.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (2.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 31 (2.09%) Server Building
13 26 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
14 25 (1.68%) Mobile Device Management
15 23 (1.55%) Root Cause Analysis
16 22 (1.48%) E-Commerce
17 21 (1.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 246 (16.57%) PowerShell
2 194 (13.06%) SQL
3 118 (7.95%) VBScript
4 67 (4.51%) VB
5 46 (3.10%) C#
6 11 (0.74%) Shell Script
7 10 (0.67%) T-SQL
8 9 (0.61%) C
8 9 (0.61%) Java
9 7 (0.47%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.34%) Perl
11 4 (0.27%) Python
12 3 (0.20%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.20%) VBA
13 2 (0.13%) PHP
13 2 (0.13%) Ruby
14 1 (0.067%) C++
Qualifications
1 243 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 147 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 123 (8.28%) SC Cleared
4 104 (7.00%) DV Cleared
5 99 (6.67%) MCSE
6 54 (3.64%) MCP
7 40 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (2.49%) MCITP
9 34 (2.29%) CCNA
9 34 (2.29%) MCSA
10 32 (2.15%) Degree
11 18 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (1.01%) MCTS
13 14 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (0.81%) CISSP
15 10 (0.67%) CCA
16 9 (0.61%) CCNP
17 8 (0.54%) MOS
18 7 (0.47%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.97%) SLA
2 25 (1.68%) QA
3 14 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.067%) PMBOK
System Software
1 743 (50.03%) Active Directory
2 275 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 205 (13.80%) Hyper-V
4 188 (12.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 167 (11.25%) XenApp
6 101 (6.80%) vSphere
7 95 (6.40%) XenDesktop
8 47 (3.16%) VMware ESX
9 45 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
10 31 (2.09%) UAG
11 26 (1.75%) BitLocker
12 21 (1.41%) XenServer
13 17 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
14 15 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
14 15 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 14 (0.94%) Terminal Services
16 13 (0.88%) Terminal Server
17 12 (0.81%) ISA Server
18 11 (0.74%) Xen
18 11 (0.74%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 270 (18.18%) SCOM
2 67 (4.51%) WSUS
3 49 (3.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 48 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 39 (2.63%) SCVMM
6 36 (2.42%) SCOrch
7 23 (1.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 20 (1.35%) AirWatch
9 19 (1.28%) HP SIM
10 18 (1.21%) Backup Exec
11 17 (1.14%) SCSM
12 15 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
12 15 (1.01%) EdgeSight
13 14 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 13 (0.88%) Netcool
14 13 (0.88%) Netcool/OMNIbus
15 12 (0.81%) NetBackup
15 12 (0.81%) SCDPM
16 10 (0.67%) Puppet
16 10 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 717 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 504 (33.94%) VMware
3 371 (24.98%) Citrix
4 190 (12.79%) HP
5 129 (8.69%) Cisco
6 79 (5.32%) AppSense
7 68 (4.58%) NetApp
8 66 (4.44%) Dell
9 59 (3.97%) Oracle
10 52 (3.50%) McAfee
11 51 (3.43%) Remedy
12 50 (3.37%) IBM
13 44 (2.96%) Symantec
14 37 (2.49%) Apple
15 36 (2.42%) Sophos
16 35 (2.36%) EMC
17 31 (2.09%) Wyse
18 27 (1.82%) Veeam
18 27 (1.82%) SolarWinds
19 24 (1.62%) ServiceNow
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