The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 43 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing SCCM 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.68% 1.95% 1.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.00% 28.57% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£345 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.98% -26.36%
SCCM
North West

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

Systems Management Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
30 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.82% 6.83% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 9
Average daily rate £475 £343 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.68% +9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £222 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.54 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Preston -9 1 £450 -
Blackpool - 1 - -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 11 (78.57%) Citrix
4 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
4 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
4 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
5 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Vista
5 7 (50.00%) Blackberry
6 6 (42.86%) AppSense
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) CA
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (35.71%) Lumension
8 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (28.57%) XenApp
8 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
8 4 (28.57%) 3G
8 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
8 4 (28.57%) SMS
8 4 (28.57%) DHCP
8 4 (28.57%) DNS
8 4 (28.57%) SLA
8 4 (28.57%) MS Office
8 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (14.29%) ITIL
10 1 (7.14%) SCOM
10 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) 3G
1 4 (28.57%) SMS
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Support Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Desktop Support
3 7 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 7 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
2 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Vista
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) TQM
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) AppSense
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) CA
3 5 (35.71%) Lumension
4 1 (7.14%) VMware