The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 21 14 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Contract jobs citing SCCM 5 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.82% 6.04% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 62.50% 40.91% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£525 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.20% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +3.84%
SCCM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
8 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.52% 14.77% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 5
Average daily rate £373 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £374 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £375 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.20 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +20.51%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Packager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) IBM