The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 98 83 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Contract jobs citing SCCM 8 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.56% 1.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.55% 10.96% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Average daily rate £170 £211 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.52% -15.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £188 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £369 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.81 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -24.73%
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 Manchester region.

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
106 73 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.85% 5.11% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 57
Average daily rate £350 £375 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +48.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Rochdale - 1 - -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (71.43%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows 7
3 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
4 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.86%) VMware
5 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
6 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.00%) Migration
7 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (14.29%) NHS
8 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (11.43%) Citrix
9 4 (11.43%) ITIL
9 4 (11.43%) Firewall
10 3 (8.57%) MSI
10 3 (8.57%) Altiris
10 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
10 3 (8.57%) VBScript
10 3 (8.57%) Adobe
10 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
10 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
10 3 (8.57%) Becrypt
10 3 (8.57%) SCSM

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.86%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) NAS
3 1 (2.86%) Skype
3 1 (2.86%) SMS
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Applications Packager
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) BYOD
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) Life Science
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.71%) Android
7 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.57%) Software Licensing
3 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Analytics
4 2 (5.71%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (5.71%) Presales
4 2 (5.71%) System Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
4 2 (5.71%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.86%) Information Security
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MCITP
2 1 (2.86%) MCSA
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) BitLocker
4 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCSM
2 2 (5.71%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.71%) vMotion
3 1 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.86%) ThinApp
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) Adobe
4 3 (8.57%) Altiris
4 3 (8.57%) Becrypt
5 2 (5.71%) CA
5 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.71%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.86%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.86%) SafeCom