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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 58 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing SCCM 21 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.94% 0.33% 1.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.54% 3.41% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Average daily rate
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£210 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £229 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £261 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.20% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -1.26%
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
127 88 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.76% 9.82% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 57 24
Average daily rate £350 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £79.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -77.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

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 21 October 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (76.00%) MS Exchange
5 15 (60.00%) SCOM
6 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (56.00%) VMware
7 12 (48.00%) vSphere
7 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (44.00%) NAS
8 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (44.00%) VMware ESX
8 11 (44.00%) NetBackup
8 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (44.00%) IBM
8 11 (44.00%) EMC
8 11 (44.00%) Symantec
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
10 7 (28.00%) Lotus
10 7 (28.00%) Internet
10 7 (28.00%) IIS
10 7 (28.00%) Lotus Domino
11 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (20.00%) Migration
12 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 19 (76.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (28.00%) IIS
4 7 (28.00%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Lync
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) NAS
2 7 (28.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
1 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Administrator
2 7 (28.00%) Exchange Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Support
6 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) PKI
1 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Migration
1 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (8.00%) Time Management
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.00%) High Availability
3 1 (4.00%) Change Control
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) VBScript
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (48.00%) vSphere
4 11 (44.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.00%) UAG
6 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) SCOM
2 11 (44.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) VMware
3 11 (44.00%) Symantec
3 11 (44.00%) EMC
3 11 (44.00%) IBM
4 7 (28.00%) Lotus
5 2 (8.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) Sun
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
6 1 (4.00%) Computacenter