The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 75 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing SCCM 30 52 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.62% 2.81% 1.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.04% 32.50% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 12
Median daily rate £280 £310 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +17.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £18.50 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.86% -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+34.48% -17.14%
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
187 160 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.09% 8.64% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 87 41
Median daily rate £415 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Median hourly rate £24.62 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.04% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £11.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.75 £25.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £335 -
Oldham - 1 £300 -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 50 (68.49%) Windows
2 34 (46.58%) Active Directory
3 33 (45.21%) Microsoft
4 23 (31.51%) Windows Server
5 22 (30.14%) VMware
6 16 (21.92%) Security Patching
6 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (19.18%) Office 365
9 13 (17.81%) SCOM
9 13 (17.81%) WSUS
9 13 (17.81%) Windows 10
9 13 (17.81%) ITIL
10 12 (16.44%) Linux
10 12 (16.44%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (15.07%) Unix
11 11 (15.07%) Patch Management
12 10 (13.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (13.70%) MCP
12 10 (13.70%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (12.33%) SAN
13 9 (12.33%) Red Hat
13 9 (12.33%) Solaris
13 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
13 9 (12.33%) Cisco
13 9 (12.33%) Migration
13 9 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 9 (12.33%) Server Patching

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.74%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.48%) MS Office
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.18%) Office 365
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) SAN
2 6 (8.22%) VoIP
3 4 (5.48%) DHCP
3 4 (5.48%) DNS
3 4 (5.48%) IP Telephony
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.11%) Firewall
4 3 (4.11%) LAN
4 3 (4.11%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.11%) WAN
5 2 (2.74%) NAS
5 2 (2.74%) Network Security
5 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.74%) Wireless
6 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.37%) PBX
6 1 (1.37%) Softphone
6 1 (1.37%) VLAN
6 1 (1.37%) VPN
6 1 (1.37%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) French Language
3 1 (1.37%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Publishing
3 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) Architect
3 9 (12.33%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Consultant
5 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) SCCM Consultant
5 7 (9.59%) SCCM Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) SCCM Specialist
6 6 (8.22%) Server Specialist
7 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Active Directory Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) IT Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Lead Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) Regular Expression
1 3 (4.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Life Science
4 2 (2.74%) BYOD
4 2 (2.74%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.37%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.37%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.37%) Informatics
5 1 (1.37%) iPad
5 1 (1.37%) iPhone
5 1 (1.37%) PKI
5 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 50 (68.49%) Windows
2 23 (31.51%) Windows Server
3 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (17.81%) Windows 10
6 12 (16.44%) Linux
7 11 (15.07%) Unix
8 10 (13.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (12.33%) Solaris
10 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
11 7 (9.59%) Windows XP
12 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (2.74%) AIX
13 2 (2.74%) Scientific Linux
14 1 (1.37%) Android
14 1 (1.37%) CentOS
14 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
14 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Security Patching
2 13 (17.81%) ITIL
3 11 (15.07%) Patch Management
4 9 (12.33%) Migration
4 9 (12.33%) Server Patching
4 9 (12.33%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (5.48%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.11%) Change Management
6 3 (4.11%) DevOps
6 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.11%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.74%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.74%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.74%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.74%) Project Management
7 2 (2.74%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.74%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.48%) Java
2 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.48%) PHP
3 3 (4.11%) Python
3 3 (4.11%) Ruby
3 3 (4.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.70%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (13.70%) MCP
3 4 (5.48%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.74%) MCSE
4 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) CCNA
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.37%) MCDST
5 1 (1.37%) MCITP
5 1 (1.37%) MCTS
5 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.85%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (46.58%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) XenApp
4 1 (1.37%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) SCOM
1 13 (17.81%) WSUS
2 3 (4.11%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (4.11%) Nagios
2 3 (4.11%) Puppet
3 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 33 (45.21%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.14%) VMware
3 9 (12.33%) Cisco
3 9 (12.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.85%) Citrix
4 5 (6.85%) HP
5 4 (5.48%) Altiris
6 3 (4.11%) NetApp
6 3 (4.11%) Splunk
7 2 (2.74%) Axway
7 2 (2.74%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.74%) Dell
7 2 (2.74%) EMC
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle
7 2 (2.74%) Symantec
8 1 (1.37%) Apple
8 1 (1.37%) AppSense
8 1 (1.37%) Avaya
8 1 (1.37%) Lotus
8 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds