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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 37 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing SCCM 3 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.93% 7.19% 2.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.43% 45.83% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate £375 £250 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +8.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.61 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.10% -25.66%
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
14 48 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.33% 15.69% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 5
Average daily rate £375 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 2 £375 +130.76%
St Helens - 1 - -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) SCOM
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) Legal
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (16.67%) XenApp
6 2 (16.67%) vSphere
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) IIS
6 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (8.33%) SCOrch

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) Confluence
4 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) EdgeSight
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Mitel
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp