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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 66 50 76
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +26
Contract jobs citing SCCM 22 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.61% 2.61% 1.01%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.85% 38.75% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 9
Average daily rate
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£254 £240 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £325 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £317 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.52% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £18.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +72.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £16.00 £16.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £40.00 £23.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.97% +3.79%
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
65 80 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.77% 6.74% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 35
Average daily rate £316 £254 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.63% -21.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +63.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £19.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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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
Altrincham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 46 (90.20%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
3 26 (50.98%) Windows 7
4 16 (31.37%) SCOM
5 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (27.45%) VMware
5 14 (27.45%) Citrix
6 12 (23.53%) Hyper-V
7 11 (21.57%) SAN
7 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
7 11 (21.57%) SQL
8 10 (19.61%) VBScript
8 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
9 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (15.69%) HP
10 8 (15.69%) Windows XP
10 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (13.73%) MCITP
11 7 (13.73%) WAN
11 7 (13.73%) LAN
11 7 (13.73%) ITIL
12 6 (11.76%) Cisco
12 6 (11.76%) MCP
12 6 (11.76%) MS Office
12 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
12 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (11.76%) Clustering
13 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (9.80%) SCSM

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (7.84%) IIS
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.92%) Lync
7 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Office
2 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) SAN
2 7 (13.73%) WAN
2 7 (13.73%) LAN
3 5 (9.80%) DHCP
4 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.84%) DNS
4 4 (7.84%) Firewall
4 4 (7.84%) Wireless
4 4 (7.84%) IPsec
5 3 (5.88%) SMS
5 3 (5.88%) VPN
6 2 (3.92%) SSL
6 2 (3.92%) NAS
7 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.92%) AdminStudio
2 2 (3.92%) MSI
3 1 (1.96%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (13.73%) Administrator
2 7 (13.73%) Architect
2 7 (13.73%) Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (11.76%) Applications Packager
3 6 (11.76%) SCCM Administrator
4 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) SCCM Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Support Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.92%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Clustering
2 5 (9.80%) Tandem
3 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Life Science
4 1 (1.96%) CMDB
4 1 (1.96%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 46 (90.20%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) Windows 7
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (15.69%) Windows XP
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.88%) Solaris
7 2 (3.92%) AIX
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.96%) UNIX
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) ITIL
2 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.84%) CRM
4 3 (5.88%) Migration
4 3 (5.88%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.92%) Project Management
5 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.92%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.92%) SIEM
6 1 (1.96%) Change Control
6 1 (1.96%) Logistics
6 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.96%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Product Management
6 1 (1.96%) Network Management
6 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.96%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (1.96%) ERP
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) VBScript
2 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.73%) MCITP
3 6 (11.76%) MCP
4 5 (9.80%) MCSE
5 4 (7.84%) MCSA
5 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) MCTS
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) CCNA
6 1 (1.96%) CCA
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 27 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.88%) XenApp
5 3 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) SCOM
2 5 (9.80%) Backup Exec
2 5 (9.80%) SCSM
3 3 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.92%) OpenView
4 2 (3.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.92%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (3.92%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.96%) WSUS
5 1 (1.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.96%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) Citrix
2 14 (27.45%) VMware
3 8 (15.69%) HP
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle
5 4 (7.84%) Avaya
5 4 (7.84%) Symantec
5 4 (7.84%) McAfee
5 4 (7.84%) Sophos
5 4 (7.84%) AppSense
5 4 (7.84%) 3PAR
6 3 (5.88%) Wyse
7 2 (3.92%) EMC
7 2 (3.92%) StorageTek
7 2 (3.92%) Juniper
7 2 (3.92%) Sun
7 2 (3.92%) MobileIron
7 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.92%) Axway