The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 56 17 48
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +31
Contract jobs citing SCCM 1 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.21% 7.02% 1.03%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.78% 64.86% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
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£350 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% -5.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £309
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +20.00%
SCCM
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Systems Management Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
36 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.63% 10.82% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 17
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

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
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 27 March 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
Gloucester -6 1 £350 -4.76% 1
Cheltenham - - - - 3
Cirencester - - - -
SCCM
South West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
5 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) MSI
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) Citrix
6 5 (31.25%) Publishing
6 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Remedy
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (25.00%) Application Packaging
7 4 (25.00%) SMS
7 4 (25.00%) NetApp
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
8 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 3 (18.75%) VBScript
8 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
8 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
9 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SMS
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MSI
2 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (31.25%) Publishing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Packager
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
1 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) MCP
4 2 (12.50%) MCSE
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (12.50%) WSUS
2 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) NetApp
3 4 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint