The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Reading 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 44 42 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Contract jobs citing SCCM 25 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.82% 3.66% 1.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.47% 29.06% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 12
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£363 £175 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-24.39% +2.50%
Systems Management Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
77 117 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.70% 12.59% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 50
Average daily rate £363 £315 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £133 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
SCCM
Berkshire

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 35 (72.92%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
4 16 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 15 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 15 (31.25%) SCOM
5 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
6 13 (27.08%) DNS
7 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 11 (22.92%) SQL
8 11 (22.92%) VBScript
8 11 (22.92%) Internet
8 11 (22.92%) Windows 8
9 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 10 (20.83%) WMI
10 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
10 9 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (18.75%) PKI
10 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
10 9 (18.75%) IIS
10 9 (18.75%) MS Office
10 9 (18.75%) DCOM
11 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 8 (16.67%) Citrix
11 8 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (14.58%) ITIL
12 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (18.75%) IIS
2 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) DNS
2 11 (22.92%) Internet
3 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.33%) LAN
4 4 (8.33%) VPN
5 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.25%) DMZ
6 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.17%) Firewall
6 2 (4.17%) DHCP
6 2 (4.17%) SAN
7 1 (2.08%) VLAN
7 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.08%) Electronics
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
1 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) SCCM Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Field Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Escalation Manager
7 2 (4.17%) SCCM Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Escalation Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Support Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) DCOM
2 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) PKI
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) CMDB
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.92%) Windows 8
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 7 (14.58%) ITIL
3 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 3 (6.25%) High Availability
5 2 (4.17%) ITSM
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.08%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.08%) MSF
6 1 (2.08%) Service Management
6 1 (2.08%) Project Management
6 1 (2.08%) Database Security
6 1 (2.08%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 11 (22.92%) VBScript
3 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) MCTS
5 1 (2.08%) MCITP
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.08%) PMP
5 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CCEE
5 1 (2.08%) CCAA
5 1 (2.08%) CCIA
System Software
1 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.42%) XenApp
4 3 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (4.17%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) SCOM
2 10 (20.83%) WMI
3 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Citrix
3 6 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) AppSense
4 3 (6.25%) Remedy
5 2 (4.17%) NetIQ
5 2 (4.17%) Symantec
5 2 (4.17%) CA
5 2 (4.17%) Lotus
5 2 (4.17%) Altiris
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) Apple
6 1 (2.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) McAfee