The first table below looks at the demand for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Merseyside region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 27 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.05% 0.49% 2.94%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.57% 14.29% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate £280 £235 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% -17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £303 £288
% change year-on-year
-4.13% +5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Systems Management Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.66% 3.40% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 11
Average daily rate £388 £343 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% +14.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the Merseyside region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Merseyside region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 2 £280 -
St Helens - - - -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) MSI
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (25.00%) XenApp
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (12.50%) Acronis
6 1 (12.50%) AppDNA
6 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
6 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
6 1 (12.50%) AppSense
6 1 (12.50%) PDA
6 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) DNA
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) Dell

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MSI
2 2 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Packager
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
2 1 (12.50%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AppDNA
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Acronis
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) AppSense
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec