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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 34 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Contract jobs citing SCCM 45 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.39% 1.58% 2.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 47.87% 16.35% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 6
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£417 £260 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.38% -44.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £122 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £430 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £303
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £34.33 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.03 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +17.14%
SCCM
Berkshire

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
94 104 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.18% 9.69% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 40 21
Average daily rate £414 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £262 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £55.65 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 21 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Reading region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 69 (93.24%) Windows
2 58 (78.38%) Security Cleared
3 52 (70.27%) Microsoft
4 46 (62.16%) DV Cleared
5 44 (59.46%) Active Directory
6 43 (58.11%) Windows 7
7 33 (44.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (31.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 23 (31.08%) SC Cleared
10 20 (27.03%) SCOM
10 20 (27.03%) Hyper-V
11 19 (25.68%) VMware
11 19 (25.68%) Configuration Management
12 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (21.62%) C#
13 16 (21.62%) .NET
14 15 (20.27%) SQL
15 14 (18.92%) Windows XP
16 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
17 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (16.22%) VBScript
17 12 (16.22%) VB
17 12 (16.22%) Oracle
17 12 (16.22%) ITIL
17 12 (16.22%) SharePoint
17 12 (16.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 11 (14.86%) MCP
19 10 (13.51%) MCSE
19 10 (13.51%) DNS

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 12 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.51%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.05%) Documentum
5 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) DNS
2 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.46%) DHCP
4 2 (2.70%) LAN
4 2 (2.70%) VoIP
4 2 (2.70%) WAN
5 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.35%) ADSL
5 1 (1.35%) Internet
5 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) StarTeam
2 6 (8.11%) MSI
3 3 (4.05%) InstallShield
4 2 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Applications Packager
2 16 (21.62%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (12.16%) Integration Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Team Leader
6 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 3 (4.05%) Build Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) IT Support
7 3 (4.05%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.70%) Field Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Junior
8 2 (2.70%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Wintel Engineer
9 1 (1.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (1.35%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) PKI
3 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.70%) Replication
3 2 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.35%) CMDB
4 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 69 (93.24%) Windows
2 43 (58.11%) Windows 7
3 33 (44.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (18.92%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.76%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Configuration Management
2 12 (16.22%) ITIL
3 9 (12.16%) Network Management
4 6 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.05%) Service Management
6 2 (2.70%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (1.35%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.35%) Release Management
7 1 (1.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.35%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.35%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.35%) High Availability
7 1 (1.35%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) C#
2 15 (20.27%) SQL
3 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
4 12 (16.22%) VBScript
4 12 (16.22%) VB
5 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (78.38%) Security Cleared
2 46 (62.16%) DV Cleared
3 23 (31.08%) SC Cleared
4 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (14.86%) MCP
6 10 (13.51%) MCSE
7 3 (4.05%) MCITP
8 2 (2.70%) Degree
8 2 (2.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 44 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 23 (31.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 20 (27.03%) Hyper-V
4 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.70%) XenApp
5 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.70%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (27.03%) SCOM
2 12 (16.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (13.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.70%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 52 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.68%) VMware
3 12 (16.22%) Oracle
4 10 (13.51%) Borland
5 9 (12.16%) Citrix
6 6 (8.11%) AppSense
7 3 (4.05%) EMC
7 3 (4.05%) McAfee
8 2 (2.70%) Lumension
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco
8 2 (2.70%) HP
9 1 (1.35%) BMC
9 1 (1.35%) Lotus
9 1 (1.35%) Apple
9 1 (1.35%) Remedy
9 1 (1.35%) Meridio
9 1 (1.35%) Google
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 6 days ago