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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 27 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing SCCM 10 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.29% 2.47% 1.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 34.48% 31.82% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £382 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% +69.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £360 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £249
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.20% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +1.92%
SCCM
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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
29 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.54% 7.77% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 8
Average daily rate £425 £500 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +135.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £364 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £525 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 16
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.20 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +20.51%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
3 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (66.67%) Citrix
5 12 (57.14%) XenApp
6 11 (52.38%) VMware
6 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
7 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
7 10 (47.62%) Advertising
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) vSphere
8 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (19.05%) BCP
9 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
10 3 (14.29%) Cisco
10 3 (14.29%) ITIL
10 3 (14.29%) MS Office
10 3 (14.29%) Finance
10 3 (14.29%) Firewall
10 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
10 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
10 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
10 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
10 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (9.52%) Office 365

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 10 (47.62%) Advertising
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Support Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (19.05%) BCP
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Data Security
4 2 (9.52%) Network Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.76%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) XenApp
3 5 (23.81%) vSphere
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (9.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Citrix
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.52%) Veritas
6 1 (4.76%) Mercator