The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 55 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing SCCM 16 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.79% 2.24% 2.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.00% 15.53% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Average daily rate
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£390 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.48% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £170 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £344 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-24.39% +2.50%
Systems Management Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
100 103 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.16% 14.45% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 28
Average daily rate £344 £294 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £434 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
SCCM
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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 31 July 2014, 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 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (40.43%) Windows 7
3 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
4 11 (23.40%) C#
4 11 (23.40%) Migration
5 10 (21.28%) Finance
5 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
6 9 (19.15%) N-Tier
6 9 (19.15%) SOA
6 9 (19.15%) Oracle
6 9 (19.15%) OO
6 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
6 9 (19.15%) Scrum
6 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
6 9 (19.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (19.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (19.15%) WCF
6 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (19.15%) TDD
6 9 (19.15%) NUnit
6 9 (19.15%) Banking
6 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
7 8 (17.02%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (14.89%) Financial Institution
8 7 (14.89%) Project Management

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (19.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Project
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) ATM
2 2 (4.26%) LAN
2 2 (4.26%) WAN
2 2 (4.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
1 9 (19.15%) NUnit
1 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) MSI
3 1 (2.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 7 (14.89%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.26%) Back Office
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Analyst
1 9 (19.15%) Consultant
2 8 (17.02%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) SCCM Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) SCCM Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.13%) Wintel Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) WCF
1 9 (19.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 7 (14.89%) .NET
3 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.13%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) UNIX
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Migration
2 9 (19.15%) Scrum
2 9 (19.15%) OO
2 9 (19.15%) SOA
2 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
2 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.15%) TDD
2 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
2 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (14.89%) Project Management
3 7 (14.89%) Project Planning
3 7 (14.89%) Logistics
4 4 (8.51%) Software Deployment
5 3 (6.38%) Software Distribution
5 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) C#
2 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.64%) VBScript
4 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PMP
4 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCOM
2 4 (8.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (6.38%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.26%) SCSM
4 2 (4.26%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.26%) Hyperic
4 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) VMware
4 4 (8.51%) AppSense
4 4 (8.51%) Citrix
4 4 (8.51%) Symantec
5 3 (6.38%) Remedy
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) Lumension