The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 65 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing SCCM 4 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.53% 1.87% 3.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.67% 13.71% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 15
Average daily rate - £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 £292
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.28 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% -17.58%
SCCM
Buckinghamshire

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

Systems Management Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
60 124 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.94% 13.67% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 53 42
Average daily rate £400 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £255 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) ATM
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) MS Project
4 4 (33.33%) Remedy
4 4 (33.33%) Logistics
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (25.00%) SMS
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) PMP
6 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) SCOM
6 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) ATM
2 3 (25.00%) SMS
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PowerCenter
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior SCCM Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Logistics
2 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) V-Model
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) ILOG
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds