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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 43 45 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing SCCM 2 1 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.49% 0.23% 6.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.71% 2.27% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 14
Median daily rate £230 £205 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.19% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £205 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £19.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -9.93%
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
35 44 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.62% 10.19% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 45
Median daily rate £380 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £503 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £22.15 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -3.88%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Preston - 1 £135 -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (46.15%) AppSense
3 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Skype for Business
4 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (38.46%) Skype
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (30.77%) Office 365
5 4 (30.77%) Lumension
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (15.38%) XenApp
7 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
7 2 (15.38%) Fat Client

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 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
1 5 (38.46%) Skype for Business
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Server Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
3 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
3 1 (7.69%) Server Patching
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) AppSense
2 4 (30.77%) Lumension
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Wyse
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) HP