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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 141 154 127
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Contract jobs citing SCCM 846 772 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.74% 1.52% 1.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.68% 17.78% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 464 521
Median daily rate £350 £313 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £154 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £472 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £310 £295
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 76 60
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.49 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.65 £37.50 £26.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +2.77%
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
5397 4343 4001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.09% 8.54% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3548 2713 2342
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 148 122
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £39.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% +6.23%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
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 +21 275 £400 +33.33% 38
South East -9 178 £330 -13.15% 23
North East +15 97 £265 +39.47% 1
South West +27 77 £375 +25.00% 10
North West -37 66 £400 +33.33% 14
East of England +9 60 £313 +5.75% 4
Yorkshire +8 42 £288 -4.16% 12
East Midlands +27 31 £600 +152.63% 6
West Midlands -29 21 £330 +4.76% 13
Midlands -8 1 £425 +78.94%
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1211 (77.93%) Windows
2 919 (59.14%) Active Directory
3 796 (51.22%) Microsoft
4 526 (33.85%) VMware
5 461 (29.67%) Windows Server
6 459 (29.54%) Citrix
7 431 (27.73%) Windows 7
8 377 (24.26%) ITIL
9 371 (23.87%) PowerShell
10 342 (22.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 337 (21.69%) SCOM
12 325 (20.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 316 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 302 (19.43%) Security Cleared
15 282 (18.15%) MS Exchange
16 268 (17.25%) DNS
17 256 (16.47%) XenApp
18 240 (15.44%) MS Office
19 235 (15.12%) MS Excel
20 224 (14.41%) Finance
21 223 (14.35%) DHCP
21 223 (14.35%) Office 365
21 223 (14.35%) Windows 10
22 215 (13.84%) Microsoft App-V
23 211 (13.58%) SQL
24 204 (13.13%) SC Cleared
25 185 (11.90%) Linux
26 177 (11.39%) Hyper-V
27 171 (11.00%) HP
28 169 (10.88%) Migration

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
1 282 (18.15%) MS Exchange
2 135 (8.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 135 (8.69%) Skype for Business
3 123 (7.92%) SharePoint
4 69 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 63 (4.05%) IIS
6 40 (2.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 37 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 30 (1.93%) OpenStack
9 19 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (1.22%) Mule
10 15 (0.97%) IBM Notes
10 15 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 15 (0.97%) WebSphere
11 14 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (0.64%) Confluence
14 8 (0.51%) JBoss
15 7 (0.45%) Apache
15 7 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 240 (15.44%) MS Office
2 235 (15.12%) MS Excel
3 20 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.32%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.26%) MS Project
7 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.064%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 12 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.45%) RMDS
3 3 (0.19%) Eikon
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.064%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.064%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.064%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.064%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.064%) Staffware
5 1 (0.064%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 223 (14.35%) Office 365
2 139 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 30 (1.93%) IaaS
6 22 (1.42%) PaaS
7 15 (0.97%) SaaS
8 12 (0.77%) Google Apps
9 9 (0.58%) Mimecast
10 7 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.39%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.064%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.064%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 268 (17.25%) DNS
2 223 (14.35%) DHCP
3 125 (8.04%) LAN
4 120 (7.72%) SAN
5 115 (7.40%) WAN
6 107 (6.89%) Firewall
7 78 (5.02%) TCP/IP
8 68 (4.38%) VPN
9 65 (4.18%) Skype
10 51 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
10 51 (3.28%) Wireless
11 48 (3.09%) Internet
12 42 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
13 41 (2.64%) NetScaler
14 27 (1.74%) VLAN
15 26 (1.67%) SSL
15 26 (1.67%) VoIP
16 23 (1.48%) SMS
17 20 (1.29%) 3G
17 20 (1.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
5 26 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 20 (1.29%) MySQL
6 20 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 15 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.71%) Ingres
9 11 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (0.58%) MongoDB
10 9 (0.58%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
11 8 (0.51%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.32%) Big Data
12 5 (0.32%) DB2
12 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 63 (4.05%) MSI
2 36 (2.32%) JIRA
3 33 (2.12%) Git (software)
4 29 (1.87%) Jenkins
5 18 (1.16%) Subversion
6 17 (1.09%) Ant
6 17 (1.09%) Hudson
6 17 (1.09%) InstallShield
6 17 (1.09%) Maven
7 11 (0.71%) AdminStudio
8 10 (0.64%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.32%) StarTeam
9 5 (0.32%) WinDbg
10 4 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.26%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.26%) Wise Package Studio
11 1 (0.064%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.064%) ClearQuest
General
1 224 (14.41%) Finance
2 62 (3.99%) Banking
3 30 (1.93%) Legal
4 28 (1.80%) Back Office
5 23 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.35%) Retail
7 19 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.09%) Local Government
9 15 (0.97%) Law
10 13 (0.84%) Advertising
11 12 (0.77%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.64%) Publishing
13 9 (0.58%) French Language
14 8 (0.51%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.51%) Marketing
15 7 (0.45%) German Language
16 6 (0.39%) Military
16 6 (0.39%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.32%) Front Office
17 5 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 188 (12.10%) Architect
2 178 (11.45%) Analyst
3 146 (9.40%) Support Engineer
4 140 (9.01%) Windows Engineer
5 135 (8.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 135 (8.69%) Desktop Support
6 134 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 117 (7.53%) SCCM Engineer
8 105 (6.76%) Consultant
9 81 (5.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 73 (4.70%) 3rd Line Support
11 71 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support
12 69 (4.44%) Support Analyst
13 63 (4.05%) Administrator
14 61 (3.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 52 (3.35%) Server Engineer
16 49 (3.15%) Infrastructure Architect
17 46 (2.96%) Service Analyst
18 43 (2.77%) Deployment Engineer
18 43 (2.77%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (1.74%) XML
2 25 (1.61%) .NET
3 15 (0.97%) Regular Expression
4 13 (0.84%) Middleware
5 10 (0.64%) RESTful
6 7 (0.45%) .NET Framework
6 7 (0.45%) HTML
7 6 (0.39%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.39%) ELK Stack
7 6 (0.39%) jQuery
7 6 (0.39%) REST
7 6 (0.39%) Web Services
8 5 (0.32%) JSON
8 5 (0.32%) ODBC
8 5 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (0.32%) SAML
8 5 (0.32%) Software Packaging
8 5 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (0.26%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.26%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 111 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 61 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
3 58 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (3.60%) Fat Client
4 56 (3.60%) Thin Client
5 48 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 46 (2.96%) Clustering
7 42 (2.70%) Blackberry
8 28 (1.80%) Client/Server
9 27 (1.74%) PKI
10 22 (1.42%) Hedge funds
11 21 (1.35%) CMDB
12 20 (1.29%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
13 18 (1.16%) BYOD
14 17 (1.09%) Device Driver
15 16 (1.03%) Replication
16 15 (0.97%) Smartphone
17 14 (0.90%) Mobile App
17 14 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1211 (77.93%) Windows
2 461 (29.67%) Windows Server
3 431 (27.73%) Windows 7
4 342 (22.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 325 (20.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 223 (14.35%) Windows 10
7 185 (11.90%) Linux
8 152 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 111 (7.14%) Windows 8
10 78 (5.02%) Windows XP
11 65 (4.18%) Unix
12 52 (3.35%) Mac OS X
13 32 (2.06%) Apple iOS
13 32 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 32 (2.06%) VMS
14 19 (1.22%) Mac OS
15 18 (1.16%) Android
16 15 (0.97%) Windows Vista
17 13 (0.84%) CentOS
17 13 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (24.26%) ITIL
2 169 (10.88%) Migration
3 94 (6.05%) Software Delivery
4 81 (5.21%) Service Management
5 74 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 72 (4.63%) DevOps
7 67 (4.31%) Problem Management
7 67 (4.31%) Software Deployment
8 62 (3.99%) Project Management
9 60 (3.86%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (3.86%) Service Delivery
10 56 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 55 (3.54%) Application Packaging
11 55 (3.54%) Change Management
12 51 (3.28%) Software Engineering
13 43 (2.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 41 (2.64%) Software Distribution
15 40 (2.57%) Test Automation
16 39 (2.51%) Virtual Environments
17 36 (2.32%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 371 (23.87%) PowerShell
2 211 (13.58%) SQL
3 108 (6.95%) VBScript
4 73 (4.70%) VB
5 50 (3.22%) Python
6 41 (2.64%) Ruby
7 35 (2.25%) Java
8 28 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 27 (1.74%) JavaScript
10 19 (1.22%) C#
11 18 (1.16%) PHP
12 17 (1.09%) Bash Shell
13 15 (0.97%) C
14 14 (0.90%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.77%) Perl
16 7 (0.45%) VBA
17 5 (0.32%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.064%) R
18 1 (0.064%) XAML
Qualifications
1 302 (19.43%) Security Cleared
2 204 (13.13%) SC Cleared
3 167 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 95 (6.11%) MCSE
5 63 (4.05%) Degree
6 57 (3.67%) MCP
7 48 (3.09%) MCSA
8 46 (2.96%) DV Cleared
9 40 (2.57%) BPSS Clearance
10 37 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
11 34 (2.19%) CISSP
12 32 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
12 32 (2.06%) MCDST
13 28 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 26 (1.67%) CCNA
14 26 (1.67%) MCITP
15 19 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 14 (0.90%) MCTS
17 12 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 10 (0.64%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.86%) SLA
2 41 (2.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.84%) QA
5 7 (0.45%) COBIT
6 6 (0.39%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.26%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 919 (59.14%) Active Directory
2 316 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 256 (16.47%) XenApp
4 215 (13.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 177 (11.39%) Hyper-V
6 167 (10.75%) XenDesktop
7 76 (4.89%) vSphere
8 70 (4.50%) VMware ESX
9 65 (4.18%) XenServer
10 47 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
11 37 (2.38%) BitLocker
12 26 (1.67%) Xen
13 25 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
14 23 (1.48%) Docker
14 23 (1.48%) VMware Server
15 22 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
16 18 (1.16%) Firmware
17 17 (1.09%) DFS Replication
18 12 (0.77%) Terminal Server
19 11 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 337 (21.69%) SCOM
2 90 (5.79%) WSUS
3 80 (5.15%) Puppet
4 76 (4.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 51 (3.28%) SCVMM
6 47 (3.02%) Microsoft Intune
7 46 (2.96%) Ansible
8 37 (2.38%) SCOrch
9 34 (2.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 31 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
11 30 (1.93%) Backup Exec
11 30 (1.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 30 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
12 25 (1.61%) SCSM
13 21 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 19 (1.22%) Nagios
14 19 (1.22%) Tivoli
15 18 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
15 18 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 17 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 796 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 526 (33.85%) VMware
3 459 (29.54%) Citrix
4 171 (11.00%) HP
5 152 (9.78%) Cisco
6 134 (8.62%) AppSense
7 87 (5.60%) Symantec
8 65 (4.18%) Dell
9 57 (3.67%) Oracle
10 50 (3.22%) Apple
11 49 (3.15%) NetApp
12 46 (2.96%) IBM
13 43 (2.77%) Red Hat
14 41 (2.64%) EMC
14 41 (2.64%) Splunk
15 40 (2.57%) Intel Security
16 36 (2.32%) Google
17 32 (2.06%) CheckPoint
18 28 (1.80%) Remedy
19 26 (1.67%) CA
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