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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 55 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 44 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.41% 2.44% 1.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.73% 26.24% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 6
Median daily rate £325 £215 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -31.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £166 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £324 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -42.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -13.71%
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
171 141 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.38% 9.29% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 65 36
Median daily rate £475 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Oldham - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £750 -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (26.00%) VMware
5 12 (24.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (24.00%) Windows 10
6 11 (22.00%) Security Patching
6 11 (22.00%) Office 365
7 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (14.00%) Server Patching
8 7 (14.00%) Migration
9 6 (12.00%) ITIL
9 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (12.00%) WSUS
9 6 (12.00%) SCOM
10 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (10.00%) MCP
10 5 (10.00%) Unix
10 5 (10.00%) Solaris
10 5 (10.00%) Linux
10 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
10 5 (10.00%) Patch Management
11 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (8.00%) Finance
11 4 (8.00%) Java
11 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
11 4 (8.00%) PHP

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 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) SAN
2 2 (4.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (2.00%) DHCP
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.00%) PCoIP
3 1 (2.00%) Skype
3 1 (2.00%) Softphone
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) VoIP
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) French Language
3 1 (2.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Architect
2 8 (16.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) SCCM Specialist
4 5 (10.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Server Specialist
4 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Lead Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Senior SCCM Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Regular Expression
1 3 (6.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.00%) BYOD
1 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.00%) Life Science
2 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (2.00%) Informatics
2 1 (2.00%) iPad
2 1 (2.00%) iPhone
2 1 (2.00%) NHS
2 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.00%) Linux
5 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.00%) Solaris
5 5 (10.00%) Unix
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.00%) AIX
8 2 (4.00%) Scientific Linux
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.00%) Android
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Security Patching
2 7 (14.00%) Migration
2 7 (14.00%) Server Patching
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL
4 5 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps
6 3 (6.00%) Software Distribution
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (2.00%) Analytics
8 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.00%) Network Management
8 1 (2.00%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (2.00%) SIEM
8 1 (2.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) Java
1 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (8.00%) PHP
2 3 (6.00%) Python
2 3 (6.00%) Ruby
3 2 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) MCP
2 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CCNA
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCOM
1 6 (12.00%) WSUS
2 3 (6.00%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (6.00%) Nagios
2 3 (6.00%) Puppet
3 2 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.00%) SafeCom
4 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.00%) VMware
3 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco
5 3 (6.00%) Citrix
5 3 (6.00%) Splunk
6 2 (4.00%) Axway
6 2 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.00%) EMC
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.00%) Adobe
7 1 (2.00%) Altiris
7 1 (2.00%) AppSense
7 1 (2.00%) Avaya
7 1 (2.00%) Lotus
7 1 (2.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.00%) Symantec