The first table below looks at the demand for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 44 29 50
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs citing SCCM 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.58% 1.59% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.00% 30.77% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£566 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +2.50%
Systems Management Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
50 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.31% 5.16% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 16
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £330 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £190.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
SCCM
South West

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the Gloucestershire region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Gloucestershire region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Cheltenham -5 1 £648 -
Gloucester -12 1 £430 -
SCCM
South West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
3 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) VMware
5 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
6 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
7 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 9 (33.33%) DHCP
8 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (25.93%) MS Office
9 7 (25.93%) Citrix
9 7 (25.93%) Application Packaging
10 6 (22.22%) Fat Client
10 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
10 6 (22.22%) Thin Client
10 6 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (18.52%) SQL
11 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
11 5 (18.52%) Migration
11 5 (18.52%) WSUS
12 4 (14.81%) AppSense
12 4 (14.81%) DNS
12 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
12 4 (14.81%) SMS
12 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
12 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
13 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
13 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.93%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.81%) SMS
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) 3G
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Analyst
1 4 (14.81%) Consultant
1 4 (14.81%) Architect
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM Consultant
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM Specialist
2 3 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Fat Client
1 6 (22.22%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 3 (11.11%) Service Management
2 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 3 (11.11%) ITSM
2 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) High Availability
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) VBScript
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) VBA
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) MCSE
4 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) ISEB
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (18.52%) WSUS
3 3 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (7.41%) SCOM
4 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) AppSense
5 3 (11.11%) McAfee
5 3 (11.11%) Sophos
5 3 (11.11%) Altiris
6 1 (3.70%) Adobe
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy