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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 54 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing SCCM 22 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.24% 1.70% 3.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.64% 13.86% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £400 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -13.04%
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
118 101 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.99% 12.27% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 41
Average daily rate £344 £313 £282
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015, 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 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
3 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (51.43%) MS Excel
5 16 (45.71%) Finance
6 15 (42.86%) Windows 7
7 13 (37.14%) Banking
7 13 (37.14%) Financial Institution
8 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
9 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (31.43%) Migration
10 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
11 9 (25.71%) DV Cleared
11 9 (25.71%) SCOM
11 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (25.71%) MS Project
11 9 (25.71%) ITIL
12 8 (22.86%) VMware
12 8 (22.86%) WSUS
13 7 (20.00%) Logistics
13 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
13 7 (20.00%) ATM
13 7 (20.00%) DNS
14 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
14 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
14 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (17.14%) SCOrch
15 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (51.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (25.71%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) ATM
1 7 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MSI
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Banking
2 13 (37.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) SCCM Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) X-Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Migration
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Logistics
4 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) Release Management
5 5 (14.29%) V-Model
5 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.71%) Open Source
9 1 (2.86%) Software Distribution
9 1 (2.86%) People Management
9 1 (2.86%) Security Patching
9 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Change Management
9 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
3 1 (2.86%) VB
3 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.57%) MCP
4 3 (8.57%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) CCSP
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) ISEB
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) vSphere
4 3 (8.57%) UAG
5 2 (5.71%) Squid
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.86%) XenApp
6 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) SCOM
2 8 (22.86%) WSUS
3 6 (17.14%) SCOrch
4 4 (11.43%) SCVMM
5 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
6 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
7 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (2.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) Symantec
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Remedy
5 2 (5.71%) McAfee
5 2 (5.71%) Adobe
5 2 (5.71%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Veeam
5 2 (5.71%) F5
5 2 (5.71%) Lumension
6 1 (2.86%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) BMC