The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 41 56 68
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +12
Contract jobs citing SCCM 26 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.01% 2.17% 1.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.62% 17.46% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £175 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -5.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Systems Management Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
73 126 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.46% 12.43% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 52
Average daily rate £400 £303 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 8
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.67% +6.57%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 33 (64.71%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
4 18 (35.29%) SCOM
5 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
5 16 (31.37%) Windows 7
5 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
6 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 15 (29.41%) PowerShell
7 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
7 14 (27.45%) SQL
8 12 (23.53%) DNS
9 11 (21.57%) VBScript
9 11 (21.57%) Internet
10 10 (19.61%) Windows 8
10 10 (19.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (19.61%) WMI
11 9 (17.65%) PKI
11 9 (17.65%) Migration
11 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
11 9 (17.65%) IIS
11 9 (17.65%) MS Office
11 9 (17.65%) DCOM
11 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 8 (15.69%) Citrix
12 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
12 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (13.73%) DV Cleared
13 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
13 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (17.65%) IIS
2 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) DNS
2 11 (21.57%) Internet
3 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.84%) VPN
4 4 (7.84%) LAN
5 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (5.88%) DMZ
6 2 (3.92%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.92%) Firewall
7 1 (1.96%) SAN
7 1 (1.96%) WAN
7 1 (1.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.96%) Electronics
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) SCCM Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Field Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Configuration Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Consultant
3 5 (9.80%) DBA
3 5 (9.80%) SQL DBA
4 4 (7.84%) Systems Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Tester
5 3 (5.88%) Configuration Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Escalation Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Tester
6 2 (3.92%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) DCOM
2 5 (9.80%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) PKI
2 5 (9.80%) Clustering
3 4 (7.84%) Replication
4 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.88%) CMDB
5 2 (3.92%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.92%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 33 (64.71%) Windows
2 16 (31.37%) Windows 7
3 10 (19.61%) Windows 8
4 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Migration
2 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
3 6 (11.76%) ITIL
3 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (7.84%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.88%) High Availability
5 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 2 (3.92%) ITSM
6 2 (3.92%) Network Planning
7 1 (1.96%) Project Management
7 1 (1.96%) Service Management
7 1 (1.96%) Change Control
7 1 (1.96%) Database Security
7 1 (1.96%) MSF
7 1 (1.96%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 11 (21.57%) VBScript
4 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) DV Cleared
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.80%) MCTS
5 1 (1.96%) MCITP
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) PMP
5 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CCEE
5 1 (1.96%) CCAA
5 1 (1.96%) CCIA
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 27 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.80%) XenApp
5 4 (7.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.92%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (35.29%) SCOM
2 10 (19.61%) WMI
3 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.92%) SCDPM
4 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Citrix
3 5 (9.80%) HP
4 3 (5.88%) Remedy
4 3 (5.88%) AppSense
5 2 (3.92%) Altiris
5 2 (3.92%) Lumension
5 2 (3.92%) McAfee
5 2 (3.92%) CA
5 2 (3.92%) Lotus
5 2 (3.92%) NetIQ
5 2 (3.92%) Symantec
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) VMware