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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 44 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing SCCM 97 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.05% 1.57% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.83% 14.77% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 5 0
Median daily rate £265 £190 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Median hourly rate £28.88 £12.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.62% -25.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +4.22%
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 North East region.

Systems Management Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
407 88 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.41% 10.62% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 51 34
Median daily rate £285 £300 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £470 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.03 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.84% -18.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+70.73% +7.89%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 91 £265 +39.47% 1
Durham +8 5 £300 +36.36%
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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.

1 103 (90.35%) Windows
2 78 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 77 (67.54%) Software Delivery
4 73 (64.04%) Citrix
4 73 (64.04%) XenApp
5 72 (63.16%) AppSense
5 72 (63.16%) DHCP
5 72 (63.16%) DNS
6 70 (61.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 67 (58.77%) VMware
7 67 (58.77%) Microsoft
8 56 (49.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 55 (48.25%) Security Cleared
10 51 (44.74%) Windows Server
11 45 (39.47%) Windows 7
11 45 (39.47%) XenServer
11 45 (39.47%) XenDesktop
12 42 (36.84%) SC Cleared
13 41 (35.96%) ITIL
14 33 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 33 (28.95%) Degree
14 33 (28.95%) Computer Science
14 33 (28.95%) BPSS Clearance
14 33 (28.95%) Disclosure Scotland
15 32 (28.07%) Hyper-V
16 28 (24.56%) PowerShell
17 27 (23.68%) MS Exchange
18 26 (22.81%) Skype for Business
18 26 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2010
19 24 (21.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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 27 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 26 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (22.81%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.51%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (63.16%) DHCP
1 72 (63.16%) DNS
2 22 (19.30%) SMS
3 20 (17.54%) 3G
3 20 (17.54%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (3.51%) SNMP
5 4 (3.51%) SSL
5 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.63%) HTTP
6 3 (2.63%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.88%) Firewall
7 1 (0.88%) Internet
7 1 (0.88%) LAN
7 1 (0.88%) NAS
7 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (14.91%) MSI
General
1 4 (3.51%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (19.30%) Desktop Support
2 21 (18.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 19 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 16 (14.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.02%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Server Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Windows Server Engineer
11 3 (2.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 3 (2.63%) Migration Engineer
11 3 (2.63%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.95%) Computer Science
2 21 (18.42%) Fat Client
2 21 (18.42%) Thin Client
3 10 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.02%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.63%) iPad
6 3 (2.63%) Life Science
6 3 (2.63%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) AS400
7 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 103 (90.35%) Windows
2 51 (44.74%) Windows Server
3 45 (39.47%) Windows 7
4 33 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (20.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.14%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.39%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.63%) Linux
9 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.75%) Unix
11 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.88%) HPUX
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (67.54%) Software Delivery
2 41 (35.96%) ITIL
3 24 (21.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 22 (19.30%) Software Distribution
5 10 (8.77%) Migration
6 8 (7.02%) Incident Management
6 8 (7.02%) Problem Management
7 7 (6.14%) Software Deployment
8 6 (5.26%) Escalation Management
8 6 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.39%) Analytics
9 5 (4.39%) Change Control
9 5 (4.39%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (3.51%) Application Packaging
10 4 (3.51%) Application Virtualisation
10 4 (3.51%) Workflow
11 3 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.63%) Unit Testing
12 1 (0.88%) Network Management
12 1 (0.88%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.56%) PowerShell
2 24 (21.05%) SQL
3 23 (20.18%) VBScript
4 20 (17.54%) T-SQL
4 20 (17.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (48.25%) Security Cleared
2 42 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 33 (28.95%) BPSS Clearance
3 33 (28.95%) Degree
4 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.63%) MCSA
6 2 (1.75%) MCP
7 1 (0.88%) CCNA
7 1 (0.88%) CCNP
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.88%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.88%) MCITP
7 1 (0.88%) MCSE
7 1 (0.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (28.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (6.14%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 73 (64.04%) XenApp
3 70 (61.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 45 (39.47%) XenDesktop
4 45 (39.47%) XenServer
5 32 (28.07%) Hyper-V
6 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.88%) Firmware
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 56 (49.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 13 (11.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (4.39%) SCOM
3 5 (4.39%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.63%) WSUS
5 1 (0.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 73 (64.04%) Citrix
2 72 (63.16%) AppSense
3 67 (58.77%) Microsoft
3 67 (58.77%) VMware
4 16 (14.04%) ThinPrint
5 7 (6.14%) Altiris
6 6 (5.26%) HP
7 3 (2.63%) Symantec
8 2 (1.75%) SAP
9 1 (0.88%) Apple
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle
9 1 (0.88%) Wall Street Systems