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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 57 33 58
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Contract jobs citing SCCM 19 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.93% 4.68% 2.01%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.77% 35.65% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 10
Average daily rate £323 £302 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £204 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £465 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £55.55 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% +122.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.81 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -24.73%
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
138 115 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.01% 13.13% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 61 42
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £204 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £59.33 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.60% +122.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 45 (90.00%) Windows
2 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (56.00%) Windows 7
4 26 (52.00%) Active Directory
5 23 (46.00%) DV Cleared
5 23 (46.00%) Security Cleared
6 19 (38.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (32.00%) C#
7 16 (32.00%) .NET
8 14 (28.00%) DNS
9 11 (22.00%) Windows Server
10 10 (20.00%) Citrix
11 9 (18.00%) DHCP
12 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
12 8 (16.00%) VMware
12 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
12 8 (16.00%) Office 365
13 7 (14.00%) SCOM
13 7 (14.00%) SQL
13 7 (14.00%) MS Office
14 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (12.00%) WSUS
14 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
14 6 (12.00%) BitLocker
15 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
15 5 (10.00%) Terminal Server
16 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
16 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
17 3 (6.00%) Windows 10
17 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) DNS
2 9 (18.00%) DHCP
3 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.00%) Firewall
5 2 (4.00%) HTTP
6 1 (2.00%) IPv4
6 1 (2.00%) IPv6
6 1 (2.00%) LAN
6 1 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) German Language
2 1 (2.00%) Back Office
2 1 (2.00%) Electronics
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Applications Packager
2 16 (32.00%) DV Cleared Application Packager
3 11 (22.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Desktop Support
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (6.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared Desktop Support
7 2 (4.00%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (90.00%) Windows
2 28 (56.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.00%) Linux
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (6.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (6.00%) ITIL
2 3 (6.00%) Migration
2 3 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (6.00%) Service Management
2 3 (6.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.00%) CRM
3 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.00%) ITSM
3 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.00%) Server Building
3 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) C#
2 7 (14.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) DV Cleared
1 23 (46.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) MCITP
2 3 (6.00%) MCTS
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.00%) BitLocker
5 5 (10.00%) Terminal Server
6 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (4.00%) vSphere
8 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) SCOM
2 6 (12.00%) WSUS
3 2 (4.00%) Perfmon
3 2 (4.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) Citrix
3 8 (16.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) Remedy
5 1 (2.00%) AppSense
5 1 (2.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.00%) CA
5 1 (2.00%) EMC
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Lumension
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) RightScale
5 1 (2.00%) Sage
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.00%) Sophos
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec
5 1 (2.00%) Veeam