The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 41 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing SCCM 7 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.21% 2.93% 3.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.92% 29.63% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Average daily rate £438 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.81 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -24.73%
SCCM
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
26 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.20% 9.89% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 11
Average daily rate £450 £410 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £138 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £700 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.96 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 11 February 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tonbridge - 2 £438 - 1
Canterbury - 1 £145 -
SCCM
South East

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) Citrix
5 7 (46.67%) SCOM
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) .NET
7 5 (33.33%) IIS
7 5 (33.33%) LDAP
7 5 (33.33%) Perl
7 5 (33.33%) DHCP
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (33.33%) WSUS
7 5 (33.33%) SCOrch
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
8 4 (26.67%) HP
8 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (20.00%) Dell
9 3 (20.00%) VLAN
9 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (20.00%) XenServer

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
1 5 (33.33%) LDAP
2 3 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) BGP
4 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (6.67%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Grid Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) VB
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (20.00%) XenServer
5 1 (6.67%) DFS Replication
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.67%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCOM
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 5 (33.33%) WSUS
3 2 (13.33%) AirWatch
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) Apple
6 2 (13.33%) Mitel
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) F5
7 1 (6.67%) Remedy
7 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds