The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 23 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing SCCM 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.72% 0.40% -
As % of the Systems Management category 54.55% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £317 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.52% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.88 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.97% +3.79%
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 Merseyside region.

Systems Management Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
22 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.66% 4.38% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Average daily rate £180 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £165 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 September 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
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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
Liverpool +6 8 - - 1
Wirral - 2 - -
St Helens - - - -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Acronis
3 4 (28.57%) PDA
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) BMC
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 2 (14.29%) PKI
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) vSphere
5 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (14.29%) Veeam
5 2 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Replication
5 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 2 (14.29%) Remedy
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Identity Management

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Service Operations Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) PDA
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Service Management
1 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
1 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
1 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Acronis
3 3 (21.43%) BMC
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat