The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 46 45 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing SCCM 7 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.86% 2.12% 9.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 36.84% 32.14% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £215 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +34.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-28.73% +24.28%
SCCM
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Systems Management Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
19 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.04% 6.60% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 4
Average daily rate £255 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £211 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 8
Average hourly rate £20.19 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 1 £225 - 1
SCCM
South West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Windows 7
3 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 11 (36.67%) VMware
5 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
6 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) Citrix
7 6 (20.00%) MSI
8 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (16.67%) Office 365
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 5 (16.67%) Application Packaging
8 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (13.33%) ITIL
10 3 (10.00%) MS Office
10 3 (10.00%) SQL
10 3 (10.00%) VBScript
10 3 (10.00%) InstallShield
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (10.00%) XenApp
10 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (6.67%) SCOM
11 2 (6.67%) Migration
11 2 (6.67%) WSUS
11 2 (6.67%) XenServer
11 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MSI
2 3 (10.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) SCCM Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Operations Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) XenApp
4 2 (6.67%) XenServer
4 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.67%) WSUS
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 6 (20.00%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp