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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 78 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing SCCM 13 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 1.97% 2.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.25% 26.67% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
Average daily rate
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£259 £260 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.48% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £23.20 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-30.03% +3.11%
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
80 90 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.23% 7.38% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 17
Average daily rate £450 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +8.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 16
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Stockport - 3 £188 - 1
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) Migration
3 12 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (36.00%) Citrix
5 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (32.00%) WAN
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (24.00%) Office 365
7 6 (24.00%) Lotus
7 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (24.00%) IBM Notes
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.00%) LAN
8 5 (20.00%) SAP
8 5 (20.00%) EMC
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 5 (20.00%) VCP4
9 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (16.00%) Replication
9 4 (16.00%) Xen
9 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (16.00%) Firewall
9 4 (16.00%) HP
10 3 (12.00%) SAN

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (24.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.00%) Firewall
4 3 (12.00%) NAS
4 3 (12.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) DHCP
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (12.00%) Local Government
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Packager
4 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XML
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
1 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Replication
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (8.00%) Handset
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Life Science
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security
4 1 (4.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.00%) Xen
5 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Citrix
3 6 (24.00%) Lotus
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle
4 5 (20.00%) SAP
4 5 (20.00%) EMC
5 4 (16.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) Veritas
6 3 (12.00%) Veeam
7 1 (4.00%) AppSense
7 1 (4.00%) Wyse
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