The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 96 93 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Contract jobs citing SCCM 5 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.32% 0.66% 2.07%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.85% 6.29% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate £389 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.89% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £318 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 £291
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -16.45%
SCCM
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Systems Management Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
130 143 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.32% 10.48% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 95 56
Average daily rate £425 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £292 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +20.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the Leeds region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Leeds region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (23.53%) Change Control
8 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
8 4 (23.53%) Banking
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL
9 3 (17.65%) Games
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) Change Management
9 3 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (17.65%) Opsview
9 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
10 2 (11.76%) SCOM
10 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
10 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
10 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
10 2 (11.76%) Office 365
10 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) QlikView
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Games
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Wintel Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
2 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Packager
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Change Control
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Document Management
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCITP
1 1 (5.88%) MCSA
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Opsview
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Polycom
4 1 (5.88%) Proofpoint
4 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.88%) SAP