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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 37 20 38
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Contract jobs citing SCCM 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.87% 1.35% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.24% 14.29% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£240 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.25% -13.33%
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
33 14 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.73% 9.46% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 14
Average daily rate £425 £223 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.62% -27.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £212 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £225 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £349 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.98% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.85 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +8.80%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 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
(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
Preston -10 4 £350 -
Blackpool - 4 £240 - 1
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Windows XP
2 24 (85.71%) Citrix
3 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (71.43%) Windows 7
5 17 (60.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (60.71%) AppSense
5 17 (60.71%) Blackberry
6 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 16 (57.14%) Windows Vista
7 14 (50.00%) CA
7 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (50.00%) Lumension
8 13 (46.43%) Software Deployment
8 13 (46.43%) SLA
8 13 (46.43%) MS Office
9 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (32.14%) SMS
10 9 (32.14%) DHCP
10 9 (32.14%) DNS
11 8 (28.57%) 3G
11 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (21.43%) XenApp
13 5 (17.86%) Fat Client
13 5 (17.86%) Thin Client
14 4 (14.29%) TQM
15 3 (10.71%) VMware
15 3 (10.71%) Smartcard

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Lync
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project Server
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) SMS
1 9 (32.14%) DHCP
1 9 (32.14%) DNS
2 8 (28.57%) 3G
2 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Desktop Support
2 15 (53.57%) Support Engineer
3 12 (42.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 12 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Designer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (3.57%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Blackberry
2 5 (17.86%) Fat Client
2 5 (17.86%) Thin Client
3 3 (10.71%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 20 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 16 (57.14%) Windows Vista
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Software Deployment
2 4 (14.29%) TQM
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Information Security
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (21.43%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Citrix
2 17 (60.71%) AppSense
3 14 (50.00%) CA
3 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) Lumension
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.57%) ScanSafe
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
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