The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England / North East
Rank 71 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing SCCM 16 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.84% 1.16% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.11% 16.39% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Median daily rate £225 £157 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £290 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £16.06
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +24.57%

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

Systems Management Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
144 61 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.57% 7.07% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 38 51
Median daily rate £345 £338 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -1.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £180 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +24.44%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SCCM
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Tyne and Wear -10 13 £290 +85.30% 2
Durham -6 1 - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 52 (73.24%) Active Directory
2 50 (70.42%) Windows
3 48 (67.61%) Security Cleared
4 47 (66.20%) Microsoft
5 40 (56.34%) SC Cleared
6 37 (52.11%) ITIL
6 37 (52.11%) DNS
6 37 (52.11%) Windows Server
7 33 (46.48%) DHCP
7 33 (46.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 29 (40.85%) Windows 7
9 28 (39.44%) SQL
10 26 (36.62%) VMware
10 26 (36.62%) Software Delivery
10 26 (36.62%) XenApp
11 25 (35.21%) MS Excel
12 23 (32.39%) Citrix
12 23 (32.39%) Virtual Environments
13 22 (30.99%) PowerShell
14 20 (28.17%) AppSense
15 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (26.76%) Migration
16 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
16 16 (22.54%) Hyper-V
17 15 (21.13%) Software Distribution
17 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (19.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 14 (19.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 13 (18.31%) HP SiteScope
20 10 (14.08%) Enterprise Software

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (7.04%) IIS
1 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.41%) PowerExchange
4 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (35.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) IaaS
1 1 (1.41%) PaaS
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (52.11%) DNS
2 33 (46.48%) DHCP
3 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.68%) 3G
4 9 (12.68%) HTTP
4 9 (12.68%) HTTPS
4 9 (12.68%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (8.45%) SMS
6 5 (7.04%) Firewall
6 5 (7.04%) iSCSI
6 5 (7.04%) NAS
6 5 (7.04%) SAN
7 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.82%) SNMP
7 2 (2.82%) SSL
8 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.41%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MSI
General
1 2 (2.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Support Engineer
2 13 (18.31%) Migration Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Desktop Support
4 10 (14.08%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (12.68%) SCCM Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 2 (2.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (12.68%) Fat Client
2 9 (12.68%) Thin Client
3 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 50 (70.42%) Windows
2 37 (52.11%) Windows Server
3 29 (40.85%) Windows 7
4 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.45%) Windows 10
6 6 (8.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) ITIL
2 26 (36.62%) Software Delivery
3 23 (32.39%) Virtual Environments
4 19 (26.76%) Migration
5 15 (21.13%) Software Distribution
6 7 (9.86%) Service Design
7 5 (7.04%) Analytics
7 5 (7.04%) Change Control
7 5 (7.04%) ITSM
8 4 (5.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 3 (4.23%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (4.23%) OO
10 2 (2.82%) Application Packaging
10 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.82%) Personalization
10 2 (2.82%) Validation
10 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
11 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) SQL
2 22 (30.99%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.23%) VB
4 3 (4.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (67.61%) Security Cleared
2 40 (56.34%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (7.04%) Degree
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.82%) MCP
6 2 (2.82%) MCTS
7 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.41%) OCA
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (73.24%) Active Directory
2 33 (46.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 26 (36.62%) XenApp
4 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (22.54%) Hyper-V
6 8 (11.27%) XenDesktop
6 8 (11.27%) XenServer
7 2 (2.82%) Firmware
8 1 (1.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (19.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 14 (19.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 13 (18.31%) HP SiteScope
3 9 (12.68%) WSUS
4 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (8.45%) SCOM
4 6 (8.45%) SCVMM
5 5 (7.04%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 47 (66.20%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.62%) VMware
3 23 (32.39%) Citrix
4 20 (28.17%) AppSense
5 7 (9.86%) HP
6 6 (8.45%) ThinPrint
7 4 (5.63%) CA
7 4 (5.63%) Symantec
8 2 (2.82%) Autodesk
9 1 (1.41%) Apple
9 1 (1.41%) CommVault
9 1 (1.41%) Informatica
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat