The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 33 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing SCCM 3 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.94% 2.91% 5.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.71% 27.50% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Median daily rate £425 £200 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.13 £13.73 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.74% -21.55%
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
28 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.81% 10.58% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 7
Median daily rate £400 £363 £196
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +84.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £425 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -17.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Liverpool +7 2 £500 +150.00%
Birkenhead - 1 £350 -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
4 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) SCSM
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (16.67%) IaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) LAN

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DMZ
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) SCSM
1 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds