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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 95 106 91
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing SCCM 61 56 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.89% 1.35% 1.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.18% 17.89% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 29
Median daily rate £425 £344 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £135 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £501 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 6
Median hourly rate £14.29 £12.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.08% -51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.55 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £30.95 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.78 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.03% -7.57%
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
318 313 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.87% 7.56% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 168 140
Median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £255 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 8
Median hourly rate £14.52 £15.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% -38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £12.00 £14.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.98 £40.00 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- -25.53%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester +13 32 £350 +34.61% 5
Cheshire +7 15 £450 +26.76% 1
Lancashire -1 6 £469 +33.92%
Merseyside +1 3 £375 +11.11% 2
Cumbria +12 1 - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 77 (71.96%) Windows
2 71 (66.36%) Microsoft
3 61 (57.01%) Active Directory
4 43 (40.19%) Windows Server
5 30 (28.04%) Citrix
5 30 (28.04%) VMware
6 28 (26.17%) ITIL
6 28 (26.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (26.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (21.50%) Windows 7
7 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (20.56%) WSUS
9 21 (19.63%) Intel Security
10 20 (18.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (18.69%) SCOM
11 19 (17.76%) Cisco
12 18 (16.82%) McAfee ePO
13 16 (14.95%) Office 365
13 16 (14.95%) LAN
13 16 (14.95%) Finance
14 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
14 15 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (14.02%) SAN
14 15 (14.02%) Windows 10
15 14 (13.08%) XenDesktop
16 12 (11.21%) MS Office
16 12 (11.21%) Banking
16 12 (11.21%) Data Centre
16 12 (11.21%) Software Deployment
17 11 (10.28%) Linux

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 11 (10.28%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.74%) IIS
2 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.74%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (0.93%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.21%) MS Office
3 5 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.95%) Office 365
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.87%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.95%) LAN
2 15 (14.02%) SAN
3 11 (10.28%) Firewall
4 10 (9.35%) DNS
5 9 (8.41%) WAN
6 8 (7.48%) DHCP
6 8 (7.48%) VoIP
6 8 (7.48%) VPN
7 6 (5.61%) IP Telephony
8 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (3.74%) Wireless
10 3 (2.80%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.80%) Network Security
10 3 (2.80%) Softphone
10 3 (2.80%) SSL
10 3 (2.80%) Symposium
10 3 (2.80%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.80%) VLAN
11 2 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MSI
2 1 (0.93%) Log4j
2 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Banking
3 5 (4.67%) Local Government
4 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (13.08%) Analyst
1 14 (13.08%) Consultant
2 13 (12.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (9.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (9.35%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) Architect
4 9 (8.41%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (6.54%) SCCM Consultant
6 6 (5.61%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.61%) IT Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) SCCM Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.67%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Administrator
7 5 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (0.93%) REST
2 1 (0.93%) SOAP
2 1 (0.93%) WSDL
2 1 (0.93%) XML
2 1 (0.93%) XSL
2 1 (0.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.67%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.67%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.74%) User Experience
5 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.87%) NHS
6 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) AS400
7 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.93%) Life Science
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
7 1 (0.93%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 77 (71.96%) Windows
2 43 (40.19%) Windows Server
3 28 (26.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (26.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (21.50%) Windows 7
4 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (14.02%) Windows 10
6 11 (10.28%) Linux
7 8 (7.48%) Unix
8 6 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.61%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.67%) Solaris
10 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.93%) Android
12 1 (0.93%) CentOS
12 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.17%) ITIL
2 12 (11.21%) Software Deployment
3 8 (7.48%) Patch Management
4 7 (6.54%) Application Discovery
4 7 (6.54%) Migration
4 7 (6.54%) Service Management
5 6 (5.61%) Application Packaging
5 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2
5 6 (5.61%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.61%) TOGAF
6 5 (4.67%) Security Patching
6 5 (4.67%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (4.67%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.74%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.74%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (2.80%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.35%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.48%) SQL
3 1 (0.93%) Java
3 1 (0.93%) VB
3 1 (0.93%) VB6
3 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.41%) CCNA
2 9 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.41%) MCSE
3 6 (5.61%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (5.61%) MCP
3 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.80%) DBS Check
4 3 (2.80%) MCSA
4 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.93%) MCDST
5 1 (0.93%) MCITP
5 1 (0.93%) MCTS
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) SLA
2 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 61 (57.01%) Active Directory
2 20 (18.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.08%) XenDesktop
4 10 (9.35%) XenApp
5 7 (6.54%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (4.67%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (3.74%) BitLocker
7 4 (3.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.74%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (3.74%) vSphere
8 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.93%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.93%) VMware GSX
9 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (20.56%) WSUS
2 20 (18.69%) SCOM
3 18 (16.82%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (6.54%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.67%) SCSM
6 3 (2.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.87%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.87%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.87%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.93%) MOM
8 1 (0.93%) Nagios
8 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 71 (66.36%) Microsoft
2 30 (28.04%) Citrix
2 30 (28.04%) VMware
3 21 (19.63%) Intel Security
4 19 (17.76%) Cisco
5 10 (9.35%) AppSense
5 10 (9.35%) Dell
5 10 (9.35%) HP
6 8 (7.48%) Symantec
7 6 (5.61%) NetApp
8 5 (4.67%) Canon
8 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.74%) Altiris
9 4 (3.74%) Apple
9 4 (3.74%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.74%) Sophos
10 3 (2.80%) EqualLogic
10 3 (2.80%) Veeam
11 2 (1.87%) Forcepoint
11 2 (1.87%) Fortinet
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