The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the North East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 62 30 43
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Contract jobs citing SCCM 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.31% 2.64% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.13% 47.06% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £130 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £303 £288
% change year-on-year
-4.13% +5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Systems Management Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
64 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.79% 5.61% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 15
Average daily rate £249 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £238 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCCM
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Durham -4 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -29 1 £130 -
Northumberland - - - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) MSI
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) XenServer
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) AppSense
5 1 (16.67%) WSUS

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) AppSense