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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 45 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing SCCM 4 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.05% 0.88% 4.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.90% 7.69% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
Median daily rate £96 £220 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £208 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £276 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £313 £290
% change year-on-year
- +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%
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
31 39 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.16% 11.47% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 31
Median daily rate £325 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £21.73
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 - £63.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.76 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +8.48%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 - 3 £95 -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (38.46%) Skype for Business
4 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (38.46%) Skype
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (30.77%) Office 365
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) AppSense
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) SLA
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 2 (15.38%) Lumension

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 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
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
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
4 1 (7.69%) Server Patching
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) AppSense
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Lumension
4 2 (15.38%) Wyse
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) HP