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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 93 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 54 66 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.58% 2.44% 2.07%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.11% 30.99% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £252 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.96% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £224 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.03 £23.20 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-30.91% +30.70%
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
224 213 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.57% 7.87% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 99 69
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £203 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 18
Average hourly rate £28.77 £38.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +68.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.66 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.26 £47.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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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
Merseyside +14 28 £325 +16.07% 3
Manchester -22 12 £369 +34.09% 10
Cheshire -19 8 £310 +37.16% 2
Cumbria - 1 £500 -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 69 (66.35%) Windows
2 44 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 42 (40.38%) Microsoft
4 35 (33.65%) Citrix
5 32 (30.77%) VMware
5 32 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 30 (28.85%) Hyper-V
7 29 (27.88%) Migration
8 27 (25.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (25.96%) SCOM
9 21 (20.19%) PowerShell
9 21 (20.19%) DHCP
10 20 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 19 (18.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (17.31%) Windows XP
12 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (16.35%) IBM
14 16 (15.38%) DNS
15 15 (14.42%) Clustering
15 15 (14.42%) ITIL
15 15 (14.42%) Netcool
15 15 (14.42%) Netcool/OMNIbus
15 15 (14.42%) Remedy
15 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (12.50%) XenApp
16 13 (12.50%) HP
17 12 (11.54%) SAN
18 11 (10.58%) EMC
18 11 (10.58%) Finance

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 6 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.88%) Lync
5 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
1 9 (8.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.19%) DHCP
2 16 (15.38%) DNS
3 12 (11.54%) SAN
4 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.62%) WAN
5 7 (6.73%) LAN
5 7 (6.73%) Firewall
6 6 (5.77%) SMS
6 6 (5.77%) DMZ
7 4 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.85%) 3G
8 3 (2.88%) NAS
9 2 (1.92%) VoIP
10 1 (0.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MSI
2 4 (3.85%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (10.58%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Local Government
3 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.92%) Legal
3 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Electronics
4 1 (0.96%) Law
4 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (15.38%) Architect
2 15 (14.42%) Analyst
3 14 (13.46%) SCCM Specialist
4 10 (9.62%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Applications Packager
5 9 (8.65%) Wintel Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 8 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.77%) Consultant
8 5 (4.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) Infrastructure Architect
11 2 (1.92%) Help Desk Support
11 2 (1.92%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.65%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.92%) XML
2 2 (1.92%) Middleware
3 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Clustering
2 8 (7.69%) Replication
3 4 (3.85%) Handset
3 4 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.88%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.96%) iSeries
6 1 (0.96%) Life Science
6 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.96%) User Experience
6 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.96%) DTV
6 1 (0.96%) NHS
6 1 (0.96%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.96%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 69 (66.35%) Windows
2 32 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 27 (25.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (17.31%) Windows XP
4 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.77%) Windows 2000
6 4 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.88%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.88%) Migration
2 15 (14.42%) ITIL
3 10 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (9.62%) High Availability
4 9 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.81%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (3.85%) Project Management
8 4 (3.85%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.88%) Software Deployment
9 3 (2.88%) Change Management
10 2 (1.92%) Service Management
10 2 (1.92%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (1.92%) Performance Management
10 2 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.92%) Requirements Engineering
11 1 (0.96%) Customer Engagement
11 1 (0.96%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.19%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.77%) VBScript
2 6 (5.77%) VB
3 2 (1.92%) SQL
4 1 (0.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) VCP4
1 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.88%) MCSE
4 1 (0.96%) MCITP
4 1 (0.96%) CCA
4 1 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.96%) MCSA
4 1 (0.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 30 (28.85%) Hyper-V
3 20 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (18.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (12.50%) XenApp
6 7 (6.73%) DFS Replication
7 6 (5.77%) Firmware
7 6 (5.77%) Xen
8 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (25.96%) SCOM
2 15 (14.42%) Netcool
2 15 (14.42%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 6 (5.77%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.88%) MOM
5 2 (1.92%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.92%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.92%) WSUS
6 1 (0.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 35 (33.65%) Citrix
3 32 (30.77%) VMware
4 17 (16.35%) IBM
5 15 (14.42%) Remedy
6 13 (12.50%) HP
7 11 (10.58%) EMC
8 9 (8.65%) Oracle
8 9 (8.65%) AppSense
9 8 (7.69%) Lotus
10 7 (6.73%) SAP
11 6 (5.77%) Dell
12 4 (3.85%) NetApp
13 3 (2.88%) Veeam
13 3 (2.88%) Veritas
14 2 (1.92%) Cisco
14 2 (1.92%) Juniper
14 2 (1.92%) CA
14 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.92%) Brocade
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