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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 28 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing SCCM 18 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.50% 3.16% 1.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.96% 37.50% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -45.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.12 £20.50 £25.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.50 £20.50 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -5.81%
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
53 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.25% 8.42% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 13
Average daily rate £300 £303 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% +0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £368 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £21.87 £20.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% -45.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £20.50 £29.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.90 £20.50 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.67% +6.57%

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 27 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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
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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
Blackburn - - - -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 49 (94.23%) Windows
2 40 (76.92%) Windows XP
2 40 (76.92%) SC Cleared
2 40 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 38 (73.08%) Citrix
4 36 (69.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 34 (65.38%) AppSense
5 34 (65.38%) Microsoft
5 34 (65.38%) Windows 7
6 33 (63.46%) Windows Vista
7 31 (59.62%) MS Office
7 31 (59.62%) Blackberry
8 30 (57.69%) CA
8 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
9 28 (53.85%) Lumension
10 26 (50.00%) SLA
11 25 (48.08%) Software Deployment
12 11 (21.15%) TQM
12 11 (21.15%) SMS
12 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (17.31%) DNS
14 8 (15.38%) 3G
14 8 (15.38%) DHCP
15 7 (13.46%) Smartcard
15 7 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (11.54%) MSI
17 4 (7.69%) Migration
17 4 (7.69%) VMware
17 4 (7.69%) Application Packaging
17 4 (7.69%) MS Excel

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.92%) Lync
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (59.62%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) SMS
2 9 (17.31%) DNS
3 8 (15.38%) 3G
3 8 (15.38%) DHCP
4 7 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.92%) Wireless
5 1 (1.92%) VPN
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MSI
2 2 (3.85%) AdminStudio
2 2 (3.85%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) Support Engineer
2 28 (53.85%) Desktop Support
3 23 (44.23%) Desktop Engineer
4 22 (42.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (9.62%) Applications Packager
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.77%) Support Specialist
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Support Specialist
8 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Desktop Technician
9 2 (3.85%) Security Support Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Windows Support Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support Technician
9 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.77%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (59.62%) Blackberry
2 7 (13.46%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (94.23%) Windows
2 40 (76.92%) Windows XP
3 34 (65.38%) Windows 7
4 33 (63.46%) Windows Vista
5 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Software Deployment
2 11 (21.15%) TQM
3 4 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.85%) Project Management
5 2 (3.85%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.92%) Information Security
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL
6 1 (1.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 40 (76.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (69.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.77%) XenApp
4 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (73.08%) Citrix
2 34 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 34 (65.38%) AppSense
3 30 (57.69%) CA
4 28 (53.85%) Lumension
5 4 (7.69%) VMware
6 3 (5.77%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco
8 1 (1.92%) IBM
8 1 (1.92%) NetApp
8 1 (1.92%) Remedy
8 1 (1.92%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.92%) ScanSafe