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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 36 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 67 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.45% 2.05% 1.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 52.34% 31.71% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 4 9
Average daily rate
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£310 £313 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% +30.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £280 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £346 £276
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £306
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -5.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £25.00 £22.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £25.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.08 £19.04
% change year-on-year
+18.15% -15.54%
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
128 82 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.50% 6.45% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 36 34
Average daily rate £318 £343 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% +18.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £18.00 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £25.00 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -14.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 60 (70.59%) Windows
2 53 (62.35%) VMware
3 50 (58.82%) Citrix
4 47 (55.29%) Microsoft
5 43 (50.59%) Active Directory
6 40 (47.06%) Migration
7 38 (44.71%) Hyper-V
8 32 (37.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (34.12%) Windows 7
10 23 (27.06%) MS Exchange
11 22 (25.88%) Microsoft App-V
12 21 (24.71%) Oracle
12 21 (24.71%) Office 365
13 20 (23.53%) IBM Notes
13 20 (23.53%) Lotus
13 20 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2010
15 17 (20.00%) Oracle Database
15 17 (20.00%) SAP
15 17 (20.00%) EMC
16 16 (18.82%) ITIL
16 16 (18.82%) Xen
16 16 (18.82%) Capacity Planning
17 15 (17.65%) XenApp
18 13 (15.29%) SQL
19 12 (14.12%) Wyse
19 12 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2013
19 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
20 11 (12.94%) BitLocker
20 11 (12.94%) Data Protection

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 23 (27.06%) MS Exchange
2 20 (23.53%) IBM Notes
3 18 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.18%) TPMS
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Office
2 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) WAN
2 7 (8.24%) SAN
3 2 (2.35%) LAN
4 1 (1.18%) VoIP
4 1 (1.18%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.18%) NAS
4 1 (1.18%) OpenScape
4 1 (1.18%) DHCP
4 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MSI
General
1 11 (12.94%) Local Government
2 6 (7.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Finance
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Architect
1 19 (22.35%) Analyst
1 19 (22.35%) 3rd Line Support
2 17 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (18.82%) Support Engineer
3 16 (18.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Tester
8 5 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.71%) Applications Tester
9 4 (4.71%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Build Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Functional Tester
9 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (1.18%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.94%) Thin Client
2 11 (12.94%) Fat Client
3 6 (7.06%) Life Science
4 3 (3.53%) Handset
5 2 (2.35%) iPhone
5 2 (2.35%) iPad
5 2 (2.35%) NHS
5 2 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 60 (70.59%) Windows
2 29 (34.12%) Windows 7
3 9 (10.59%) Windows XP
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.35%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.18%) Linux
9 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.18%) UNIX
9 1 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.18%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.06%) Migration
2 20 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (18.82%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (18.82%) ITIL
4 11 (12.94%) Data Protection
5 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.71%) System Testing
7 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (4.71%) Test Strategy
7 4 (4.71%) Functional Testing
7 4 (4.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.53%) Programme Management
8 3 (3.53%) Logistics
9 2 (2.35%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.35%) Project Management
9 2 (2.35%) Service Management
10 1 (1.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.18%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.29%) SQL
2 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.35%) VB
4 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (7.06%) CCNA
3 6 (7.06%) CCA
3 6 (7.06%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.71%) MCP
4 4 (4.71%) MCSA
5 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.53%) MCITP
5 3 (3.53%) MCSE
6 2 (2.35%) MCTS
7 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.59%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (50.59%) Active Directory
2 38 (44.71%) Hyper-V
3 32 (37.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (25.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (18.82%) Xen
6 15 (17.65%) XenApp
7 11 (12.94%) BitLocker
8 5 (5.88%) XenDesktop
9 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) SCOM
2 7 (8.24%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.53%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.18%) Puppet
5 1 (1.18%) WSUS
5 1 (1.18%) OpenView
5 1 (1.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (62.35%) VMware
2 50 (58.82%) Citrix
3 47 (55.29%) Microsoft
4 21 (24.71%) Oracle
5 20 (23.53%) Lotus
6 17 (20.00%) SAP
6 17 (20.00%) EMC
7 12 (14.12%) Wyse
8 11 (12.94%) AppSense
9 9 (10.59%) Sophos
10 8 (9.41%) Symantec
10 8 (9.41%) McAfee
11 4 (4.71%) Dell
12 3 (3.53%) HP
13 2 (2.35%) NetApp
13 2 (2.35%) Veritas
14 1 (1.18%) Siemens
14 1 (1.18%) Cisco
14 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
14 1 (1.18%) LANDesk
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