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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 49 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.46% 1.06% 1.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.00% 9.09% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £270 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.38% -23.63%
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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
60 44 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.16% 11.70% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 3
Average daily rate £319 £253 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.23% -19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £196 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £380 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.93 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% +135.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -15.53%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
6 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) MySQL
6 2 (14.29%) IIS
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) HTTP
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
6 2 (14.29%) SSL
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
7 1 (7.14%) Linux
7 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall
7 1 (7.14%) Legal
7 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
1 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Desktop Support
2 7 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (35.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Support Specialist
4 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) ICT Technician
6 1 (7.14%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
1 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Draytek