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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCCM 20 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.35% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 55.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate £380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £306 £288
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +6.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Systems Management Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
36 21 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.63% 6.40% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 35
Average daily rate £375 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% +12.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £400 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 8 £395 -
Gloucester - 5 £368 -
SCCM
South West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 45 (97.83%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
3 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (45.65%) Security Cleared
4 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
5 20 (43.48%) VMware
6 17 (36.96%) SQL
7 16 (34.78%) WSUS
7 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (32.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 14 (30.43%) Migration
9 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
10 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
11 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (26.09%) Citrix
11 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
11 12 (26.09%) Windows XP
11 12 (26.09%) DHCP
12 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
13 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (15.22%) AppSense
14 7 (15.22%) Finance
14 7 (15.22%) SMS
14 7 (15.22%) MS Office
14 7 (15.22%) DNS
15 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (13.04%) XenApp
15 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
16 5 (10.87%) Telecoms

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.22%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) DHCP
2 7 (15.22%) SMS
2 7 (15.22%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.52%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) 3G
5 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) MS Access
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) SCCM Specialist
2 11 (23.91%) Technical Specialist
2 11 (23.91%) Server Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) SCCM Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) SCCM Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
1 4 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 45 (97.83%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
4 12 (26.09%) Windows XP
5 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Migration
2 4 (8.70%) Project Management
3 3 (6.52%) Service Management
3 3 (6.52%) ITSM
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.17%) Information Security
5 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) VBA
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Security Cleared
2 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) MCSE
4 2 (4.35%) MCSA
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) XenApp
3 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.52%) XenServer
4 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) WSUS
2 15 (32.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.52%) SCOM
4 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) VMware
3 12 (26.09%) Citrix
4 7 (15.22%) AppSense
5 3 (6.52%) HP
5 3 (6.52%) McAfee
5 3 (6.52%) Symantec
6 1 (2.17%) Remedy
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe