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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 82 83 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Contract jobs citing SCCM 62 53 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.92% 1.87% 1.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.10% 25.73% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 15
Average daily rate
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£279 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.88% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £178 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £300 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £16.70 £21.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £44.90 £35.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.41 £19.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-15.84% -29.09%
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
206 206 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.38% 7.27% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 99 88
Average daily rate £350 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 18
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% +40.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £15.30 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -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 19 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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
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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 +15 27 £250 -1.76% 1
Cheshire -3 14 £388 +71.84% 1
Manchester -11 12 £300 +33.33% 5
Lancashire -19 7 £240 -
Cumbria - 1 £500 -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 98 (75.97%) Windows
2 58 (44.96%) Active Directory
3 56 (43.41%) Microsoft
4 52 (40.31%) Windows 7
5 48 (37.21%) Citrix
6 39 (30.23%) SCOM
7 38 (29.46%) VMware
8 31 (24.03%) Windows XP
9 30 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (22.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 27 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (19.38%) DHCP
12 25 (19.38%) ITIL
13 24 (18.60%) AppSense
14 23 (17.83%) PowerShell
14 23 (17.83%) Hyper-V
14 23 (17.83%) Security Cleared
15 21 (16.28%) Migration
15 21 (16.28%) DNS
15 21 (16.28%) SC Cleared
16 19 (14.73%) MS Office
17 18 (13.95%) Blackberry
17 18 (13.95%) HP
18 17 (13.18%) Remedy
19 16 (12.40%) Clustering
19 16 (12.40%) IBM
20 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
20 15 (11.63%) Windows Vista
20 15 (11.63%) XenApp
21 14 (10.85%) Software Deployment

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (3.88%) MS Exchange
1 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.55%) Lync
2 2 (1.55%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (14.73%) MS Office
2 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) PaaS
2 1 (0.78%) IaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.38%) DHCP
2 21 (16.28%) DNS
3 13 (10.08%) LAN
3 13 (10.08%) SAN
4 12 (9.30%) WAN
5 11 (8.53%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.20%) SMS
7 7 (5.43%) Firewall
8 5 (3.88%) DMZ
8 5 (3.88%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (3.88%) 3G
8 5 (3.88%) NAS
9 3 (2.33%) VoIP
9 3 (2.33%) VPN
10 2 (1.55%) VLAN
10 2 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) MSI
2 4 (3.10%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (6.98%) Finance
2 7 (5.43%) Local Government
3 2 (1.55%) Banking
3 2 (1.55%) Retail
3 2 (1.55%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Publishing
4 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (17.05%) Support Engineer
2 19 (14.73%) Desktop Support
3 18 (13.95%) Desktop Engineer
4 17 (13.18%) Analyst
5 14 (10.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 14 (10.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (10.08%) SCCM Specialist
7 11 (8.53%) Applications Packager
7 11 (8.53%) Consultant
8 9 (6.98%) Architect
8 9 (6.98%) Wintel Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (3.10%) Server Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Rollout Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.10%) Support Consultant
11 3 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.98%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.55%) Middleware
2 2 (1.55%) XML
2 2 (1.55%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.95%) Blackberry
2 16 (12.40%) Clustering
3 6 (4.65%) Replication
4 4 (3.10%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.10%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.33%) PDA
6 2 (1.55%) PKI
6 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.55%) Handset
7 1 (0.78%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.78%) iPad
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.78%) Life Science
7 1 (0.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 98 (75.97%) Windows
2 52 (40.31%) Windows 7
3 31 (24.03%) Windows XP
4 30 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (11.63%) Windows Vista
6 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.88%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.55%) AIX
9 2 (1.55%) Solaris
10 1 (0.78%) Linux
10 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.38%) ITIL
2 21 (16.28%) Migration
3 14 (10.85%) Software Deployment
4 13 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (9.30%) High Availability
6 6 (4.65%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.88%) Project Management
7 5 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (3.88%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (3.10%) Service Management
9 3 (2.33%) TQM
9 3 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.55%) Supplier Management
10 2 (1.55%) Test Planning
10 2 (1.55%) SIEM
10 2 (1.55%) Test Strategy
10 2 (1.55%) Business Continuity
10 2 (1.55%) Information Security
10 2 (1.55%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.83%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.75%) SQL
3 6 (4.65%) VB
4 5 (3.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (17.83%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (8.53%) MCSE
5 9 (6.98%) MCP
6 5 (3.88%) MCSA
6 5 (3.88%) MCITP
7 4 (3.10%) MCTS
8 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.55%) ISEB
9 2 (1.55%) CCA
9 2 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.78%) CCNA
10 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (44.96%) Active Directory
2 29 (22.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 27 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (17.83%) Hyper-V
5 15 (11.63%) XenApp
6 5 (3.88%) Firmware
6 5 (3.88%) DFS Replication
6 5 (3.88%) XenServer
7 4 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.55%) vSphere
8 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (30.23%) SCOM
2 14 (10.85%) Netcool
2 14 (10.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 6 (4.65%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.55%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (1.55%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.55%) OpenView
5 2 (1.55%) MOM
6 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 56 (43.41%) Microsoft
2 48 (37.21%) Citrix
3 38 (29.46%) VMware
4 24 (18.60%) AppSense
5 18 (13.95%) HP
6 17 (13.18%) Remedy
7 16 (12.40%) IBM
8 14 (10.85%) CA
9 13 (10.08%) Lumension
10 11 (8.53%) Cisco
11 5 (3.88%) Oracle
11 5 (3.88%) Dell
11 5 (3.88%) Veeam
12 4 (3.10%) Symantec
12 4 (3.10%) McAfee
12 4 (3.10%) Sophos
13 3 (2.33%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.33%) Juniper
13 3 (2.33%) BMC
13 3 (2.33%) NetApp
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