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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 58 69 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing SCCM 65 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.49% 1.09% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.31% 8.62% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 6 0
Median daily rate £253 £195 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.48% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £315 £290
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 £11.68 £13.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.34% -14.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £11.14 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £12.22 £15.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+31.09% +10.72%
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
320 116 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.10% 12.64% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 71 41
Median daily rate £281 £332 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.40% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £489 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +11.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.75 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +78.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £12.36 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £29.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+32.55% +7.17%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +13 57 £258 +35.52%
Durham +14 7 £275 +30.95%
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 106 (89.08%) Windows
2 86 (72.27%) Active Directory
3 84 (70.59%) Software Delivery
4 81 (68.07%) XenApp
4 81 (68.07%) Citrix
4 81 (68.07%) DHCP
4 81 (68.07%) DNS
5 79 (66.39%) AppSense
6 77 (64.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 73 (61.34%) VMware
8 72 (60.50%) Microsoft
9 63 (52.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 57 (47.90%) Security Cleared
11 55 (46.22%) Windows Server
12 52 (43.70%) XenServer
12 52 (43.70%) XenDesktop
13 47 (39.50%) Windows 7
14 44 (36.97%) SC Cleared
15 42 (35.29%) ITIL
16 38 (31.93%) BPSS Clearance
17 37 (31.09%) Disclosure Scotland
17 37 (31.09%) Degree
17 37 (31.09%) Computer Science
18 35 (29.41%) Hyper-V
19 33 (27.73%) Windows Server 2008
20 32 (26.89%) PowerShell
21 30 (25.21%) MS Exchange
22 29 (24.37%) Skype for Business
22 29 (24.37%) Exchange Server 2010
23 28 (23.53%) SQL

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 30 (25.21%) MS Exchange
2 29 (24.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 29 (24.37%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.36%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (68.07%) DHCP
1 81 (68.07%) DNS
2 22 (18.49%) SMS
3 20 (16.81%) 3G
3 20 (16.81%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (5.04%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (3.36%) SNMP
5 4 (3.36%) SSL
5 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.52%) HTTP
6 3 (2.52%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.84%) Firewall
7 1 (0.84%) Internet
7 1 (0.84%) LAN
7 1 (0.84%) NAS
7 1 (0.84%) SAN
7 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (16.81%) MSI
General
1 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.84%) Banking
2 1 (0.84%) Finance
2 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (20.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 22 (18.49%) Desktop Engineer
3 21 (17.65%) Desktop Support
4 15 (12.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (9.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (6.72%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (5.04%) SCCM Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Windows Server Engineer
11 3 (2.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (2.52%) Consultant
11 3 (2.52%) Deployment Engineer
11 3 (2.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 3 (2.52%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (31.09%) Computer Science
2 21 (17.65%) Fat Client
2 21 (17.65%) Thin Client
3 10 (8.40%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.52%) iPad
6 3 (2.52%) Life Science
6 3 (2.52%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) AS400
7 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.84%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.84%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 106 (89.08%) Windows
2 55 (46.22%) Windows Server
3 47 (39.50%) Windows 7
4 33 (27.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.36%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.52%) Linux
8 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.68%) Unix
10 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.84%) HPUX
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (70.59%) Software Delivery
2 42 (35.29%) ITIL
3 27 (22.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 24 (20.17%) Software Distribution
5 10 (8.40%) Migration
6 7 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 7 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.04%) Escalation Management
8 5 (4.20%) Analytics
8 5 (4.20%) Change Control
8 5 (4.20%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (3.36%) Application Packaging
9 4 (3.36%) Application Virtualisation
9 4 (3.36%) Software Deployment
9 4 (3.36%) Workflow
10 3 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.52%) Unit Testing
11 2 (1.68%) Business Continuity
11 2 (1.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.89%) PowerShell
2 28 (23.53%) SQL
3 27 (22.69%) VBScript
4 24 (20.17%) T-SQL
4 24 (20.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (47.90%) Security Cleared
2 44 (36.97%) SC Cleared
3 38 (31.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 37 (31.09%) Degree
5 10 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.52%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.52%) MCSA
7 2 (1.68%) MCITP
7 2 (1.68%) MCP
7 2 (1.68%) MCSE
7 2 (1.68%) MCTS
8 1 (0.84%) CCNA
8 1 (0.84%) CCNP
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.84%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.84%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (31.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (72.27%) Active Directory
2 81 (68.07%) XenApp
3 77 (64.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 52 (43.70%) XenDesktop
4 52 (43.70%) XenServer
5 35 (29.41%) Hyper-V
6 13 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.84%) Firmware
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 63 (52.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 13 (10.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (4.20%) SCOM
3 5 (4.20%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.52%) WSUS
5 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.84%) OpenView
5 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 81 (68.07%) Citrix
2 79 (66.39%) AppSense
3 73 (61.34%) VMware
4 72 (60.50%) Microsoft
5 16 (13.45%) ThinPrint
6 7 (5.88%) Altiris
6 7 (5.88%) HP
7 3 (2.52%) SAP
8 1 (0.84%) Apple
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco
8 1 (0.84%) NetApp
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle
8 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.84%) Symantec
8 1 (0.84%) Wall Street Systems