The first table below looks at the demand for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 25 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 South East 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 88 65 119
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +54
Contract jobs citing SCCM 170 227 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.85% 2.68% 1.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.46% 25.48% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 127 62
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£313 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 24
Average hourly rate £14.75 £24.63 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.10% +18.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.02 £30.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-24.39% +2.50%
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
757 891 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.25% 10.52% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 447 297
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 52 52
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £40.00 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
SCCM
England

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SCCM
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
Berkshire -36 43 £369 +22.91% 15
West Sussex +15 34 £220 -45.00% 4
Hampshire -29 27 £310 -3.12% 8
Surrey -23 23 £375 +15.38% 5
Buckinghamshire -7 17 £340 +4.61% 7
Kent +1 12 £388 +34.78% 2
Oxfordshire -1 10 £209 -35.76% 1
East Sussex -9 2 - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 286 (77.09%) Windows
2 198 (53.37%) Active Directory
3 176 (47.44%) Microsoft
4 150 (40.43%) Windows 7
5 94 (25.34%) VMware
6 88 (23.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 87 (23.45%) Citrix
8 82 (22.10%) MS Exchange
9 78 (21.02%) SCOM
10 73 (19.68%) ITIL
11 72 (19.41%) Security Cleared
12 62 (16.71%) MS Office
13 61 (16.44%) HP
13 61 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 59 (15.90%) DNS
15 58 (15.63%) Windows XP
16 56 (15.09%) MS Excel
17 54 (14.56%) Windows Server 2012
18 51 (13.75%) SQL Server
19 50 (13.48%) Microsoft App-V
19 50 (13.48%) Hyper-V
20 49 (13.21%) SC Cleared
20 49 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
21 48 (12.94%) PowerShell
21 48 (12.94%) SQL
21 48 (12.94%) TCP/IP
22 47 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
22 47 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
23 45 (12.13%) Migration
24 42 (11.32%) DHCP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 82 (22.10%) MS Exchange
2 49 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (10.78%) IIS
4 25 (6.74%) SharePoint
5 15 (4.04%) IBM Notes
6 13 (3.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (2.70%) Lotus Domino
9 9 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (2.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.62%) Lync
12 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.27%) Apache
13 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 62 (16.71%) MS Office
2 56 (15.09%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.70%) MS Project
4 5 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.55%) Office 365
2 18 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.96%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (15.90%) DNS
2 48 (12.94%) TCP/IP
3 42 (11.32%) DHCP
4 36 (9.70%) Internet
5 34 (9.16%) SAN
6 25 (6.74%) Firewall
7 24 (6.47%) LAN
8 21 (5.66%) WAN
9 14 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (3.50%) Wireless
11 10 (2.70%) VPN
12 8 (2.16%) SSL
13 7 (1.89%) VoIP
13 7 (1.89%) ATM
14 5 (1.35%) DMZ
15 4 (1.08%) SNMP
15 4 (1.08%) Network Security
16 3 (0.81%) VLAN
17 2 (0.54%) NetScaler
17 2 (0.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (4.04%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (2.96%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (3.50%) MSI
2 10 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.43%) NUnit
3 9 (2.43%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.08%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.81%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.54%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (6.47%) Finance
2 12 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.16%) Banking
4 7 (1.89%) Financial Institution
4 7 (1.89%) Advertising
5 5 (1.35%) Publishing
6 4 (1.08%) Retail
7 2 (0.54%) Legal
7 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Military
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.27%) Local Government
8 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (15.63%) Analyst
2 45 (12.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (10.78%) Consultant
4 30 (8.09%) Support Engineer
5 23 (6.20%) SCCM Engineer
6 22 (5.93%) Desktop Engineer
7 18 (4.85%) Support Analyst
7 18 (4.85%) Project Manager
8 17 (4.58%) Desktop Support
8 17 (4.58%) SCCM Consultant
9 15 (4.04%) Administrator
10 12 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (2.96%) Architect
11 11 (2.96%) Developer
11 11 (2.96%) Wintel Engineer
12 10 (2.70%) Desktop Analyst
12 10 (2.70%) IT Security Analyst
12 10 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (2.70%) Security Analyst
13 9 (2.43%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.39%) Application Packaging
2 11 (2.96%) DCOM
3 9 (2.43%) WCF
3 9 (2.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (1.35%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.35%) JSP
4 5 (1.35%) .NET
5 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.81%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.54%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.54%) JSF
7 1 (0.27%) Web Services
7 1 (0.27%) ODBC
7 1 (0.27%) SAML
7 1 (0.27%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.55%) Blackberry
2 26 (7.01%) Clustering
3 23 (6.20%) PKI
4 10 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.43%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.89%) Firmware
8 5 (1.35%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.35%) EPoS
8 5 (1.35%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.08%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.08%) Replication
9 4 (1.08%) CMDB
9 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.81%) iPhone
10 3 (0.81%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.81%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.54%) Open Source
11 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 286 (77.09%) Windows
2 150 (40.43%) Windows 7
3 88 (23.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 58 (15.63%) Windows XP
6 54 (14.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (8.89%) Windows 8
8 26 (7.01%) Linux
9 13 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.35%) UNIX
11 4 (1.08%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.54%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.54%) Android
12 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (19.68%) ITIL
2 45 (12.13%) Migration
3 32 (8.63%) Configuration Management
4 23 (6.20%) Project Management
5 20 (5.39%) Incident Management
6 14 (3.77%) Project Planning
7 11 (2.96%) Software Distribution
8 10 (2.70%) Software Deployment
8 10 (2.70%) Data Protection
8 10 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (2.70%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (2.70%) ITSM
8 10 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (2.43%) Automated Testing
9 9 (2.43%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (2.43%) TDD
9 9 (2.43%) Scrum
9 9 (2.43%) PRINCE2
9 9 (2.43%) OO
9 9 (2.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 48 (12.94%) SQL
1 48 (12.94%) PowerShell
2 21 (5.66%) VBScript
3 12 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 9 (2.43%) C#
5 6 (1.62%) VB
6 4 (1.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.54%) C
7 2 (0.54%) Java
8 1 (0.27%) Perl
8 1 (0.27%) PHP
8 1 (0.27%) VBA
8 1 (0.27%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 72 (19.41%) Security Cleared
2 49 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 47 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (8.09%) MCSE
5 27 (7.28%) MCP
6 15 (4.04%) MCSA
6 15 (4.04%) DV Cleared
7 12 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.96%) CCNA
9 10 (2.70%) CISSP
9 10 (2.70%) CEH
10 6 (1.62%) Degree
11 4 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.81%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.81%) MCDST
12 3 (0.81%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.81%) MCITP
13 2 (0.54%) PMP
13 2 (0.54%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.96%) SLA
2 7 (1.89%) QA
3 3 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 198 (53.37%) Active Directory
2 50 (13.48%) Microsoft App-V
2 50 (13.48%) Hyper-V
3 47 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (9.16%) XenApp
5 13 (3.50%) XenDesktop
6 11 (2.96%) UAG
7 9 (2.43%) vSphere
8 6 (1.62%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.35%) DFS Replication
10 4 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.08%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.81%) XenServer
12 2 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.27%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.27%) vCloud
13 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 78 (21.02%) SCOM
2 21 (5.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 19 (5.12%) WSUS
4 17 (4.58%) SCVMM
5 15 (4.04%) SAP Afaria
6 13 (3.50%) WMI
7 12 (3.23%) MOM
8 11 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (2.96%) SCDPM
9 10 (2.70%) Nessus
10 9 (2.43%) HP SIM
11 8 (2.16%) NetBackup
12 7 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 7 (1.89%) AppDNA
12 7 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (1.35%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.81%) SCOrch
15 2 (0.54%) SCSM
Vendors
1 176 (47.44%) Microsoft
2 94 (25.34%) VMware
3 87 (23.45%) Citrix
4 61 (16.44%) HP
5 31 (8.36%) McAfee
6 21 (5.66%) Symantec
6 21 (5.66%) Cisco
7 17 (4.58%) Oracle
7 17 (4.58%) Qualys
8 15 (4.04%) Lotus
9 14 (3.77%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.50%) AppSense
11 12 (3.23%) Apple
11 12 (3.23%) CA
12 9 (2.43%) Altiris
13 7 (1.89%) Sophos
14 6 (1.62%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.62%) Remedy
14 6 (1.62%) Avaya
14 6 (1.62%) Dell
Kent
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £140.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Hudson - London
Rate: £200 - £201 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £127.5 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £14.00 - £15.00 per hour + Please quote
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Kent
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago