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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 72 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 32 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.91% 1.18% 0.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.68% 14.74% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 9
Median daily rate £350 £260 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £170 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £350 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Median hourly rate £14.13 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.06 £15.50 £16.61
% change year-on-year
+10.06% -6.68%
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
181 156 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.79% 8.01% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 69 48
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £447 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -26.70%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 - 3 £197 - 1
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 45 (72.58%) Windows
2 39 (62.90%) Microsoft
3 37 (59.68%) Active Directory
4 28 (45.16%) Windows Server
5 21 (33.87%) VMware
6 19 (30.65%) Citrix
6 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (24.19%) WSUS
8 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (20.97%) ITIL
10 12 (19.35%) SCOM
11 11 (17.74%) Data Centre
12 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
12 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
13 9 (14.52%) Intel Security
14 8 (12.90%) SAN
14 8 (12.90%) DNS
14 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (12.90%) Cisco
14 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
14 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
14 8 (12.90%) Patch Management
15 7 (11.29%) XenDesktop
15 7 (11.29%) McAfee ePO
15 7 (11.29%) MS Office
15 7 (11.29%) Linux
15 7 (11.29%) Finance
15 7 (11.29%) AppSense

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 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.84%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.06%) Office 365
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) DNS
1 8 (12.90%) SAN
2 6 (9.68%) IP Telephony
3 5 (8.06%) DHCP
3 5 (8.06%) Firewall
3 5 (8.06%) VoIP
4 4 (6.45%) LAN
4 4 (6.45%) Wireless
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (4.84%) Network Security
5 3 (4.84%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.23%) IPv4
6 2 (3.23%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.23%) SSL
6 2 (3.23%) WAN
7 1 (1.61%) 3G
7 1 (1.61%) PBX
7 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Local Government
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Consultant
2 11 (17.74%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) SCCM Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Administrator
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Active Directory Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) IT Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) IT Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.45%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) NHS
4 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.61%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.61%) Life Science
5 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (72.58%) Windows
2 28 (45.16%) Windows Server
3 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
7 7 (11.29%) Linux
8 6 (9.68%) Unix
9 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (8.06%) Windows XP
10 4 (6.45%) Solaris
11 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.61%) CentOS
12 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) Patch Management
3 5 (8.06%) Security Patching
3 5 (8.06%) Software Deployment
3 5 (8.06%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (6.45%) Migration
5 3 (4.84%) Application Discovery
5 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.84%) Project Management
6 2 (3.23%) Analytics
6 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.23%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (3.23%) IT Governance
6 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.23%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.23%) Server Building
6 2 (3.23%) Server Patching
6 2 (3.23%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (8.06%) MCP
4 3 (4.84%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.23%) MCSE
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.61%) MCDST
6 1 (1.61%) MCITP
6 1 (1.61%) MCSA
6 1 (1.61%) MCTS
6 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (59.68%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.29%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (4.84%) BitLocker
5 3 (4.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.84%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (4.84%) XenApp
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) WSUS
2 12 (19.35%) SCOM
3 7 (11.29%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (4.84%) SCSM
5 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (3.23%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 39 (62.90%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.87%) VMware
3 19 (30.65%) Citrix
4 9 (14.52%) Intel Security
5 8 (12.90%) Cisco
6 7 (11.29%) AppSense
7 6 (9.68%) HP
8 5 (8.06%) Dell
9 4 (6.45%) Altiris
9 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.45%) Sophos
10 3 (4.84%) Apple
10 3 (4.84%) NetApp
11 2 (3.23%) Forcepoint
11 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
11 2 (3.23%) Motorola
11 2 (3.23%) Wyse
12 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.61%) Symantec