The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 40 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 6 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.00% 0.48% 2.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.75% 8.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £469 £350 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £350 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £350 £306
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.06 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.06% -6.06%
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
32 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.67% 5.78% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 25
Median daily rate £420 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £329 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £489 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 3 £513 -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (60.00%) LAN
4 6 (60.00%) CCNA
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (50.00%) MCSE
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (40.00%) SCOM
6 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) VPN
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) Symantec
6 4 (40.00%) Intel Security

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Softphone
3 2 (20.00%) Symposium
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) AS400
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) MCSE
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Canon
4 4 (40.00%) Dell
4 4 (40.00%) Intel Security
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec
5 3 (30.00%) EqualLogic
5 3 (30.00%) Veeam
6 1 (10.00%) HP