The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 26 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +7
Contract jobs citing SCCM 48 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.65% 1.35% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 41.03% 17.31% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £233 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -24.39%
SCCM
East of England

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

Systems Management Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
117 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.78% 7.78% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 25 24
Average daily rate £377 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.79% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £491 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £10.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -58.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £10.50 £15.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £10.50 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -10.84%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SCCM
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Watford - 14 £425 -
Hemel Hempstead +3 6 £463 +121.55%
Royston - 6 - -
Stevenage - 6 £259 -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £306 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £325 -
SCCM
East of England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 48 (80.00%) Windows
2 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 26 (43.33%) SCOM
5 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (36.67%) Hyper-V
6 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (35.00%) Citrix
8 18 (30.00%) VMware
8 18 (30.00%) Change Management
9 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (28.33%) Symantec
9 17 (28.33%) PowerShell
9 17 (28.33%) Data Centre
10 16 (26.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (26.67%) Terminal Services
11 15 (25.00%) Migration
12 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
13 13 (21.67%) SAN
13 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
14 12 (20.00%) DNS
15 9 (15.00%) SQL
15 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
16 8 (13.33%) SCOrch
16 8 (13.33%) Server Building
16 8 (13.33%) DHCP
17 7 (11.67%) ISO 9001
17 7 (11.67%) ITIL
17 7 (11.67%) SharePoint

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) SAN
2 12 (20.00%) DNS
3 8 (13.33%) DHCP
4 4 (6.67%) LAN
4 4 (6.67%) WAN
5 3 (5.00%) VLAN
6 2 (3.33%) Network Security
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.67%) Firewall
7 1 (1.67%) VoIP
7 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
1 2 (3.33%) Legal
1 2 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (8.33%) Architect
3 4 (6.67%) IT Support
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
4 3 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (3.33%) Desktop Support
5 2 (3.33%) Support Technician
5 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Applications Packager
5 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Development Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Applications Architect
5 2 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.33%) Software Packaging
2 2 (3.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) Kindle
3 5 (8.33%) PKI
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.33%) iPad
5 2 (3.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) CMDB
6 1 (1.67%) NHS
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 48 (80.00%) Windows
2 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.33%) Android
7 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Change Management
2 15 (25.00%) Migration
3 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (13.33%) Server Building
5 7 (11.67%) ITIL
5 7 (11.67%) Asset Management
6 5 (8.33%) Build Automation
7 3 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.00%) Service Management
7 3 (5.00%) Office Automation
7 3 (5.00%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.33%) Application Discovery
8 2 (3.33%) Converged Infrastructure
8 2 (3.33%) Patch Management
8 2 (3.33%) Security Patching
8 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.33%) Workflow
8 2 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.00%) SQL
3 4 (6.67%) C#
4 3 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (1.67%) VB
5 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) Degree
3 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.67%) MCDST
6 1 (1.67%) MCITP
6 1 (1.67%) MCP
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (36.67%) Hyper-V
3 16 (26.67%) Terminal Services
3 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.67%) XenServer
4 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (43.33%) SCOM
2 16 (26.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 8 (13.33%) SCOrch
4 4 (6.67%) SCSM
4 4 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (6.67%) Puppet
5 3 (5.00%) AirWatch
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (35.00%) Citrix
3 18 (30.00%) VMware
4 17 (28.33%) Symantec
5 6 (10.00%) HP
6 5 (8.33%) ServiceNow
7 4 (6.67%) McAfee
8 3 (5.00%) 3PAR
8 3 (5.00%) Lumension
8 3 (5.00%) Dell
8 3 (5.00%) EMC
9 2 (3.33%) SAP
9 2 (3.33%) Nintex
9 2 (3.33%) Metastorm
9 2 (3.33%) NetApp
10 1 (1.67%) Altiris
10 1 (1.67%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.67%) Cisco
10 1 (1.67%) Avaya