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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 32 25 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing SCCM 16 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.88% 1.54% 1.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 37.21% 25.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£228 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.20% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +3.84%
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
43 12 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.44% 6.15% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 22
Average daily rate £350 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 - £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.20 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +20.51%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 +2 10 £350 - 1
Blackburn - - - -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (85.29%) Citrix
3 28 (82.35%) Windows XP
4 26 (76.47%) SC Cleared
4 26 (76.47%) Security Cleared
5 24 (70.59%) Windows 7
6 22 (64.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 22 (64.71%) AppSense
6 22 (64.71%) Blackberry
7 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
7 21 (61.76%) Windows Vista
8 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
9 19 (55.88%) CA
9 19 (55.88%) Lumension
10 18 (52.94%) Software Deployment
10 18 (52.94%) SLA
10 18 (52.94%) MS Office
11 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (26.47%) SMS
13 8 (23.53%) DHCP
13 8 (23.53%) DNS
14 7 (20.59%) 3G
14 7 (20.59%) TQM
14 7 (20.59%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (14.71%) XenApp
16 4 (11.76%) Fat Client
16 4 (11.76%) Thin Client
16 4 (11.76%) VMware
17 3 (8.82%) Smartcard

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (52.94%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) SMS
2 8 (23.53%) DHCP
2 8 (23.53%) DNS
3 7 (20.59%) 3G
3 7 (20.59%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Desktop Support
1 20 (58.82%) Support Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) Support Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Security Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Designer
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (2.94%) Security Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (64.71%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 4 (11.76%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.82%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (82.35%) Windows XP
3 24 (70.59%) Windows 7
4 21 (61.76%) Windows Vista
5 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Software Deployment
2 7 (20.59%) TQM
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) CRM
4 1 (2.94%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 26 (76.47%) SC Cleared
1 26 (76.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.71%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Citrix
2 22 (64.71%) AppSense
3 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 19 (55.88%) Lumension
4 19 (55.88%) CA
5 4 (11.76%) VMware
6 3 (8.82%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.94%) ScanSafe
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp