The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England / North West
Rank 103 124 82
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -42
Contract jobs citing SCCM 31 36 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.18% 0.93% 1.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.90% 13.95% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 32
Median daily rate £313 £363 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +27.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £177 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £494 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £12.00 £17.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.73 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.63 £16.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -1.31%

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 West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
223 258 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.52% 6.64% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 132 126
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 8
Median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -38.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £12.00 £14.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £40.00 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the North West region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the North West region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Cheshire +23 14 £325 -6.47%
Manchester +20 12 £325 +91.17% 7
Merseyside 0 3 £350 -
Lancashire +2 1 £263 -25.00%
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 66 (70.97%) Windows
2 65 (69.89%) Microsoft
3 53 (56.99%) Active Directory
4 31 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 30 (32.26%) Citrix
6 24 (25.81%) VMware
7 23 (24.73%) Windows 7
8 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (23.66%) Intel Security
9 21 (22.58%) ITIL
10 20 (21.51%) Windows 10
11 18 (19.35%) McAfee ePO
11 18 (19.35%) Office 365
12 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (17.20%) WSUS
13 16 (17.20%) MS Excel
13 16 (17.20%) Cisco
13 16 (17.20%) Finance
14 15 (16.13%) LAN
15 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (13.98%) PowerShell
16 13 (13.98%) SCOM
16 13 (13.98%) XenDesktop
17 12 (12.90%) Software Deployment
17 12 (12.90%) Banking
18 11 (11.83%) Firewall
18 11 (11.83%) AppSense
19 10 (10.75%) Dell
19 10 (10.75%) SAN

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (10.75%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.53%) Skype for Business
3 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.23%) IIS
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (17.20%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.68%) MS Office
3 5 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.35%) Office 365
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.15%) IaaS
5 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.13%) LAN
2 11 (11.83%) Firewall
3 10 (10.75%) SAN
4 9 (9.68%) DNS
4 9 (9.68%) VPN
4 9 (9.68%) WAN
5 7 (7.53%) DHCP
6 4 (4.30%) SSL
6 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.30%) VoIP
7 3 (3.23%) IP Telephony
7 3 (3.23%) Network Security
7 3 (3.23%) Softphone
7 3 (3.23%) Symposium
7 3 (3.23%) Wireless
8 2 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.15%) NAS
8 2 (2.15%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.15%) VLAN
8 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MSI
1 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.08%) Log4j
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 12 (12.90%) Banking
3 5 (5.38%) Local Government
4 3 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (15.05%) Consultant
2 11 (11.83%) Architect
3 10 (10.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.75%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (7.53%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.45%) SCCM Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Administrator
6 5 (5.38%) Desktop Support
6 5 (5.38%) IT Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) SCCM Consultant
6 5 (5.38%) Senior Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Server Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Technical Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.08%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (1.08%) REST
2 1 (1.08%) SOAP
2 1 (1.08%) WSDL
2 1 (1.08%) XML
2 1 (1.08%) XSL
2 1 (1.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.38%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.38%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.30%) User Experience
4 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) NHS
5 2 (2.15%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.08%) AS400
6 1 (1.08%) BYOD
6 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 66 (70.97%) Windows
2 31 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 23 (24.73%) Windows 7
4 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (21.51%) Windows 10
6 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.45%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.30%) Linux
10 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.15%) Android
11 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.15%) Unix
12 1 (1.08%) CentOS
12 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.08%) Solaris
12 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) ITIL
2 12 (12.90%) Software Deployment
3 9 (9.68%) Migration
4 7 (7.53%) Application Discovery
4 7 (7.53%) Service Management
5 6 (6.45%) TOGAF
6 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.38%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (5.38%) Time Management
7 4 (4.30%) Application Packaging
7 4 (4.30%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.30%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.30%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (4.30%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.30%) Threat Analysis
7 4 (4.30%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 3 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.98%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.60%) SQL
3 2 (2.15%) VB
3 2 (2.15%) VB6
3 2 (2.15%) VBScript
4 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) CCNA
1 9 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (9.68%) MCSE
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.60%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) MCDST
5 1 (1.08%) MCITP
5 1 (1.08%) MCP
5 1 (1.08%) MCTS
5 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 53 (56.99%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.98%) XenDesktop
4 9 (9.68%) XenApp
5 7 (7.53%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (5.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (4.30%) BitLocker
8 4 (4.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.30%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (4.30%) vSphere
9 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.15%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 18 (19.35%) McAfee ePO
2 16 (17.20%) WSUS
3 13 (13.98%) SCOM
4 6 (6.45%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (3.23%) SCSM
7 2 (2.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (2.15%) MOM
7 2 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.15%) Sysprep
8 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.08%) Nagios
8 1 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 65 (69.89%) Microsoft
2 30 (32.26%) Citrix
3 24 (25.81%) VMware
4 22 (23.66%) Intel Security
5 16 (17.20%) Cisco
6 11 (11.83%) AppSense
7 10 (10.75%) Dell
8 7 (7.53%) HP
8 7 (7.53%) Symantec
9 5 (5.38%) Canon
10 4 (4.30%) Altiris
10 4 (4.30%) Apple
10 4 (4.30%) NetApp
10 4 (4.30%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.30%) Sophos
11 3 (3.23%) EqualLogic
11 3 (3.23%) Veeam
12 2 (2.15%) Fortinet
12 2 (2.15%) Motorola
12 2 (2.15%) Wyse
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