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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 27 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing SCCM 15 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.15% 2.69% 3.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 48.39% 25.81% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +72.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £274 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.38 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.42% +3.16%
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
31 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.65% 10.44% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 9
Average daily rate £400 £488 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +116.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £328 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £513 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £73.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 13 (52.00%) Citrix
5 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
6 11 (44.00%) XenApp
6 11 (44.00%) VMware
7 10 (40.00%) Advertising
8 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.00%) vSphere
9 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.00%) Finance
10 4 (16.00%) ITIL
10 4 (16.00%) MS Office
10 4 (16.00%) BCP
11 3 (12.00%) Firewall
11 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
11 3 (12.00%) DNS
11 3 (12.00%) Cisco
11 3 (12.00%) DHCP
11 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
1 3 (12.00%) DHCP
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (40.00%) Advertising
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (36.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) BCP
3 2 (8.00%) Network Management
3 2 (8.00%) Data Security
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) NVQ Level 3
1 2 (8.00%) MCP
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (44.00%) XenApp
3 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) vSphere
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Citrix
2 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.00%) Veritas