The first table below looks at the demand for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 31 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 Kent 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 30 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SCCM 15 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.38% 3.65% 2.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 71.43% 22.22% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £288 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +31.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £274 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £388 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-24.39% +2.50%
Systems Management Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
21 45 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.53% 16.42% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 8
Average daily rate £400 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £298 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
SCCM
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SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
3 15 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (42.86%) Citrix
7 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
8 7 (33.33%) VMware
8 7 (33.33%) XenApp
8 7 (33.33%) Advertising
9 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL
10 4 (19.05%) MS Office
10 4 (19.05%) BCP
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (19.05%) Finance
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 3 (14.29%) Firewall
11 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 3 (14.29%) DNS
11 3 (14.29%) DHCP
11 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 2 (9.52%) VPN
12 2 (9.52%) WAN
12 2 (9.52%) Cisco
12 2 (9.52%) MCP
12 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
12 2 (9.52%) Service Management

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Advertising
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
1 4 (19.05%) BCP
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
2 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCP
1 2 (9.52%) A+ Certification
1 2 (9.52%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) XenApp
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (9.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Citrix
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Veritas
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