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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 79 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing SCCM 8 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 1.54% 1.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.33% 20.48% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Average daily rate
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£211 £238 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.98% -26.36%
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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
60 83 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.32% 7.50% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 54 26
Average daily rate £375 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £135 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 11
Average hourly rate - £14.08 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
3 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (28.57%) Migration
5 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (21.43%) Citrix
6 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 5 (17.86%) LAN
7 5 (17.86%) WAN
7 5 (17.86%) HP
7 5 (17.86%) Firewall
8 4 (14.29%) Replication
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (14.29%) SAN
8 4 (14.29%) MS Office
8 4 (14.29%) NAS
8 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (10.71%) Veeam
9 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
9 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
9 3 (10.71%) Veritas
9 3 (10.71%) Clustering
9 3 (10.71%) Finance
10 2 (7.14%) Wyse

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LAN
1 5 (17.86%) WAN
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Packager
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Support
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Design Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Replication
1 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (3.57%) SIEM
3 1 (3.57%) IT Governance
3 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Information Security
3 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) Veeam
4 3 (10.71%) Veritas
5 2 (7.14%) Wyse
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) AppSense
5 2 (7.14%) Lotus
5 2 (7.14%) McAfee
6 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.57%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.57%) Axway
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) Sun
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.57%) StorageTek
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper