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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 29 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing SCCM 6 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.71% 5.26% 8.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.22% 45.00% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 20
Average daily rate £375 £275 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £294 £267
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
-0.83% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -
Systems Management Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
27 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.22% 11.70% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 25
Average daily rate £413 £275 £262
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
SCCM
South East

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Snodland - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
SCCM
South East

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Mercator
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) MPLS
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) vSphere
6 3 (23.08%) XenApp
6 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) XenMobile
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (15.38%) Mitel
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) PBX
7 2 (15.38%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) VPN
7 2 (15.38%) SLA
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
1 3 (23.08%) MPLS
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) PBX
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Support
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix Support
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
1 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
2 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
1 4 (30.77%) Mercator
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Mitel
4 1 (7.69%) Dell