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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 132 143 171
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +28
Contract jobs citing SCCM 832 719 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.65% 1.49% 1.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.33% 20.46% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 410 342
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £174 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 65 50
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.00 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £37.30 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.13 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -3.01%
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
3900 3514 3517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.75% 7.31% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2308 2071 1859
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 £240 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 151 161
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.38 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.98 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.42 £40.17 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% +11.11%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +40 333 £325 -6.47% 49
South East -21 187 £350 +9.37% 39
North West +5 70 £275 +14.58% 8
East of England -5 69 £310 +15.34% 18
South West -2 64 £356 +6.34% 22
West Midlands +4 44 £331 +15.21% 5
Yorkshire +24 36 £211 -11.97% 11
East Midlands +1 18 £325 +62.50% 5
North East -27 6 £243 +38.57% 1
Midlands -10 1 - -
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1365 (80.72%) Windows
2 896 (52.99%) Active Directory
3 755 (44.65%) Microsoft
4 715 (42.28%) Windows 7
5 473 (27.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 467 (27.62%) Citrix
7 395 (23.36%) VMware
8 346 (20.46%) SCOM
9 300 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 283 (16.74%) PowerShell
11 282 (16.68%) MS Exchange
11 282 (16.68%) Migration
12 271 (16.03%) Windows XP
13 269 (15.91%) DNS
14 268 (15.85%) ITIL
15 267 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
16 255 (15.08%) Security Cleared
17 254 (15.02%) MS Office
18 238 (14.07%) MS Excel
19 231 (13.66%) DHCP
20 230 (13.60%) Windows Server 2012
21 226 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
22 215 (12.71%) XenApp
23 196 (11.59%) HP
24 189 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
25 183 (10.82%) Finance
26 182 (10.76%) SQL
27 175 (10.35%) Hyper-V
28 173 (10.23%) SC Cleared
29 156 (9.23%) SAN

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 282 (16.68%) MS Exchange
2 141 (8.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 127 (7.51%) SharePoint
4 84 (4.97%) IIS
5 74 (4.38%) Lync
6 71 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 44 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 40 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 34 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
10 29 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 21 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (0.83%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.35%) Apache
16 5 (0.30%) JOnAS
17 4 (0.24%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.24%) Lotus Domino
18 3 (0.18%) WorkSite
18 3 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 254 (15.02%) MS Office
2 238 (14.07%) MS Excel
3 23 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.18%) MS Project
5 10 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.18%) InDesign
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.059%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.24%) assyst
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.12%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.059%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.49%) Office 365
2 34 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.83%) IaaS
5 3 (0.18%) PaaS
6 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 269 (15.91%) DNS
2 231 (13.66%) DHCP
3 156 (9.23%) SAN
4 116 (6.86%) TCP/IP
5 108 (6.39%) Firewall
6 77 (4.55%) LAN
7 72 (4.26%) WAN
8 56 (3.31%) Internet
9 50 (2.96%) VPN
10 45 (2.66%) Wireless
11 34 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
12 33 (1.95%) VoIP
13 32 (1.89%) NAS
13 32 (1.89%) NetScaler
14 31 (1.83%) SMS
15 27 (1.60%) VLAN
16 19 (1.12%) 3G
17 14 (0.83%) SSL
17 14 (0.83%) FTP
18 11 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 32 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 16 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.24%) MySQL
12 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.18%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.12%) DataStage
14 1 (0.059%) MS Access
14 1 (0.059%) EDMS
14 1 (0.059%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 120 (7.10%) MSI
2 44 (2.60%) InstallShield
3 33 (1.95%) AdminStudio
4 13 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (0.65%) Wise Package Studio
5 11 (0.65%) Subversion
6 10 (0.59%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.53%) NUnit
8 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.30%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.18%) Git (software)
General
1 183 (10.82%) Finance
2 99 (5.85%) Banking
3 44 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 29 (1.71%) Retail
5 25 (1.48%) Investment Banking
6 22 (1.30%) Law
6 22 (1.30%) Legal
7 16 (0.95%) Advertising
8 11 (0.65%) Back Office
9 10 (0.59%) Local Government
9 10 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.47%) Front Office
11 8 (0.47%) Publishing
12 6 (0.35%) French Language
13 4 (0.24%) German Language
14 3 (0.18%) Games
14 3 (0.18%) Military
14 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.12%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 190 (11.24%) Analyst
2 183 (10.82%) Support Engineer
3 169 (9.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 144 (8.52%) Consultant
5 139 (8.22%) Desktop Support
6 122 (7.21%) Desktop Engineer
7 117 (6.92%) SCCM Engineer
8 102 (6.03%) Architect
9 82 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
9 82 (4.85%) Applications Packager
10 79 (4.67%) Support Analyst
10 79 (4.67%) Administrator
11 66 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
12 61 (3.61%) Server Engineer
13 57 (3.37%) Wintel Engineer
13 57 (3.37%) SCCM Consultant
14 56 (3.31%) Deployment Engineer
14 56 (3.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 47 (2.78%) Project Manager
16 44 (2.60%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (6.62%) Application Packaging
2 30 (1.77%) Software Packaging
3 26 (1.54%) .NET
4 17 (1.01%) DCOM
5 12 (0.71%) JSP
6 10 (0.59%) XML
6 10 (0.59%) WCF
7 9 (0.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (0.41%) Web Services
8 7 (0.41%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (0.30%) X-Windows
11 4 (0.24%) Middleware
12 3 (0.18%) XMPP
12 3 (0.18%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 2 (0.12%) JSF
13 2 (0.12%) OLE
13 2 (0.12%) ODBC
13 2 (0.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 123 (7.27%) Blackberry
2 97 (5.74%) Clustering
3 35 (2.07%) PKI
4 33 (1.95%) Fat Client
4 33 (1.95%) Thin Client
5 26 (1.54%) PDA
6 25 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 20 (1.18%) NHS
8 18 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
9 17 (1.01%) Replication
9 17 (1.01%) CMDB
10 16 (0.95%) Firmware
11 14 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 14 (0.83%) Computer Science
12 13 (0.77%) iPhone
13 12 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.65%) iPad
15 10 (0.59%) EPoS
15 10 (0.59%) Smartcard
16 9 (0.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1365 (80.72%) Windows
2 715 (42.28%) Windows 7
3 473 (27.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 300 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 271 (16.03%) Windows XP
6 230 (13.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 131 (7.75%) Windows 8
8 59 (3.49%) Linux
9 55 (3.25%) Windows Vista
10 26 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (1.06%) Mac OS X
12 16 (0.95%) UNIX
13 12 (0.71%) Windows 2000
14 8 (0.47%) Solaris
15 7 (0.41%) Android
15 7 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (0.41%) CentOS
16 5 (0.30%) AIX
16 5 (0.30%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (16.68%) Migration
2 268 (15.85%) ITIL
3 76 (4.49%) Project Management
4 54 (3.19%) Service Delivery
5 52 (3.08%) Software Deployment
6 50 (2.96%) Configuration Management
7 44 (2.60%) Software Distribution
8 40 (2.37%) Incident Management
9 36 (2.13%) Change Management
10 34 (2.01%) Problem Management
11 31 (1.83%) Asset Management
12 30 (1.77%) Service Management
13 28 (1.66%) Performance Tuning
14 27 (1.60%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (1.60%) ITSM
15 26 (1.54%) Workflow
16 25 (1.48%) Disaster Recovery
17 22 (1.30%) E-Commerce
17 22 (1.30%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (1.24%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 283 (16.74%) PowerShell
2 182 (10.76%) SQL
3 94 (5.56%) VBScript
4 52 (3.08%) VB
5 44 (2.60%) C#
6 26 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 13 (0.77%) C
8 9 (0.53%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.47%) Java
10 6 (0.35%) Perl
11 5 (0.30%) Python
12 4 (0.24%) VBA
12 4 (0.24%) PHP
13 2 (0.12%) C++
13 2 (0.12%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.12%) Ruby
14 1 (0.059%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 255 (15.08%) Security Cleared
2 189 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 173 (10.23%) SC Cleared
4 125 (7.39%) MCSE
5 85 (5.03%) MCP
6 51 (3.02%) DV Cleared
7 38 (2.25%) MCSA
7 38 (2.25%) MCITP
8 26 (1.54%) Degree
9 23 (1.36%) CCNA
9 23 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
9 23 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (1.24%) MCTS
10 21 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (1.01%) CCA
12 13 (0.77%) CISSP
12 13 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (0.65%) CEH
14 9 (0.53%) MCDST
15 7 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.03%) SLA
2 30 (1.77%) QA
3 9 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 896 (52.99%) Active Directory
2 267 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 226 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 215 (12.71%) XenApp
5 175 (10.35%) Hyper-V
6 105 (6.21%) XenDesktop
7 90 (5.32%) vSphere
8 60 (3.55%) XenServer
9 43 (2.54%) VMware ESX
10 34 (2.01%) UAG
11 27 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
12 26 (1.54%) Terminal Services
13 20 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 20 (1.18%) vCloud
14 15 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
15 12 (0.71%) ISA Server
16 10 (0.59%) VMware Server
16 10 (0.59%) DFS Replication
17 8 (0.47%) MetaFrame
18 7 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 346 (20.46%) SCOM
2 63 (3.73%) WSUS
3 45 (2.66%) SCVMM
4 36 (2.13%) SCOrch
5 34 (2.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 31 (1.83%) WMI
7 27 (1.60%) HP SIM
8 25 (1.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 25 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 23 (1.36%) NetBackup
10 22 (1.30%) Backup Exec
11 21 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
12 17 (1.01%) SCSM
13 15 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
14 14 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 13 (0.77%) SAP Afaria
16 12 (0.71%) SCDPM
16 12 (0.71%) AppDNA
16 12 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 11 (0.65%) Nessus
Vendors
1 755 (44.65%) Microsoft
2 467 (27.62%) Citrix
3 395 (23.36%) VMware
4 196 (11.59%) HP
5 139 (8.22%) Cisco
6 98 (5.80%) AppSense
7 84 (4.97%) Symantec
8 61 (3.61%) McAfee
9 59 (3.49%) Dell
10 54 (3.19%) Altiris
11 50 (2.96%) Sophos
11 50 (2.96%) CA
12 48 (2.84%) Remedy
13 47 (2.78%) EMC
14 42 (2.48%) Oracle
15 40 (2.37%) F5
16 37 (2.19%) Lumension
16 37 (2.19%) Wyse
17 32 (1.89%) Apple
18 30 (1.77%) NetApp
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