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 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 62 78 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Contract jobs citing SCCM 44 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.59% 0.67% 0.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.53% 5.65% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 2
Median daily rate £225 £200 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £160 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £216 £257
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Median hourly rate £28.38 £12.36 £11.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.66% +11.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -17.14%
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
251 124 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.49% 11.83% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 77 49
Median daily rate £300 £332 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.75 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £18.76 £22.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £45.00 £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

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 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +11 34 £225 +16.88%
Durham +14 10 £300 +42.85% 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 105 (88.24%) Windows
2 89 (74.79%) Active Directory
3 84 (70.59%) Software Delivery
4 82 (68.91%) XenApp
5 81 (68.07%) DHCP
5 81 (68.07%) DNS
6 80 (67.23%) Citrix
6 80 (67.23%) AppSense
7 77 (64.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 73 (61.34%) VMware
9 72 (60.50%) Microsoft
10 63 (52.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 58 (48.74%) Windows Server
12 57 (47.90%) Security Cleared
13 52 (43.70%) XenServer
13 52 (43.70%) XenDesktop
14 46 (38.66%) Windows 7
15 44 (36.97%) SC Cleared
16 43 (36.13%) ITIL
17 38 (31.93%) Hyper-V
17 38 (31.93%) BPSS Clearance
18 37 (31.09%) Disclosure Scotland
18 37 (31.09%) Degree
18 37 (31.09%) Computer Science
19 36 (30.25%) Windows Server 2008
20 35 (29.41%) PowerShell
21 31 (26.05%) SQL
22 29 (24.37%) MS Exchange
22 29 (24.37%) Skype for Business
23 28 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010

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 29 (24.37%) MS Exchange
1 29 (24.37%) Skype for Business
2 28 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.36%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) 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
2 1 (0.84%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (20.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 21 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
3 19 (15.97%) Desktop Support
4 15 (12.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (9.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (6.72%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 7 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) Windows Server Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (2.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) Applications Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) Consultant
10 3 (2.52%) Deployment Engineer
10 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 20 (16.81%) Fat Client
2 20 (16.81%) Thin Client
3 10 (8.40%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.20%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.52%) iPad
6 3 (2.52%) Life Science
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
1 105 (88.24%) Windows
2 58 (48.74%) Windows Server
3 46 (38.66%) Windows 7
4 36 (30.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.52%) Linux
8 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.52%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.68%) Unix
10 1 (0.84%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (70.59%) Software Delivery
2 43 (36.13%) ITIL
3 27 (22.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 24 (20.17%) Software Distribution
5 12 (10.08%) Migration
6 8 (6.72%) Change Control
7 7 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.04%) Escalation Management
8 6 (5.04%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.04%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.20%) Analytics
9 5 (4.20%) Application Packaging
9 5 (4.20%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (3.36%) Application Virtualisation
10 4 (3.36%) Workflow
11 3 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.52%) Unit Testing
12 2 (1.68%) Business Continuity
12 2 (1.68%) Project Management
12 2 (1.68%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 31 (26.05%) 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 6 (5.04%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (74.79%) Active Directory
2 82 (68.91%) XenApp
3 77 (64.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 52 (43.70%) XenDesktop
4 52 (43.70%) XenServer
5 38 (31.93%) Hyper-V
6 13 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.84%) Firmware
8 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 63 (52.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 13 (10.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 8 (6.72%) SCOM
3 8 (6.72%) SCVMM
4 6 (5.04%) WSUS
5 1 (0.84%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.84%) OpenView
5 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 80 (67.23%) AppSense
1 80 (67.23%) Citrix
2 73 (61.34%) VMware
3 72 (60.50%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.45%) ThinPrint
5 7 (5.88%) Altiris
5 7 (5.88%) HP
6 3 (2.52%) SAP
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco
7 1 (0.84%) NetApp
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle
7 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.84%) Wall Street Systems