The first table below looks at the demand for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth 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 14 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCCM 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.88% - 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 42.86% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £238 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £303 £288
% change year-on-year
-4.13% +5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Systems Management Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
14 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.73% 11.29% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate £300 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £316 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +70.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCCM
Hampshire

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) McAfee
3 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
4 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Symantec
5 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) SCOM
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) Becrypt
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (16.67%) LogLogic
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (41.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SMS
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) HPUX
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (8.33%) MOM
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) HP
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) McAfee
2 3 (25.00%) Symantec
2 3 (25.00%) Becrypt
3 2 (16.67%) LogLogic
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Altiris
4 1 (8.33%) Qualys