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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 64 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 13 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.41% 0.64% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.97% 6.15% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate £250 - £265
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 - £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 - £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.81 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -24.73%
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
62 65 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.72% 10.45% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 38
Average daily rate £297 £311 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £253 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £451 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £22.85 £42.50 £25.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.23% +63.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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
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 12 February 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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the North East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham +9 6 £280 -
Tyne and Wear -22 6 £153 -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (25.00%) MS Office
6 5 (25.00%) VBScript
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (25.00%) WSUS
6 5 (25.00%) Software Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
8 3 (15.00%) XenApp
8 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 2 (10.00%) Publishing
9 2 (10.00%) Migration
9 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Intune

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 4 (20.00%) Software Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Applications Packager
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Packager
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
6 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) WSUS
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) SAP