The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 111 82 87
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing SCCM 179 239 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.86% 2.41% 2.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.46% 23.97% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 141 128
Median daily rate £378 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £308 £298
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 11
Median hourly rate £17.45 £17.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.50 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £40.40 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -14.81%
SCCM
England

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

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1025 997 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.65% 10.05% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 542 448
Median daily rate £415 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £260 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 52
Median hourly rate £43.00 £26.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.90% -19.26%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +13 74 £425 +27.53% 6
Surrey +13 41 £375 +7.14% 5
Berkshire -32 27 £438 +4.91% 6
West Sussex -42 17 £300 -18.91% 2
Oxfordshire +1 8 £363 +45.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 4 - - 1
Kent -24 4 £290 -17.14% 1
Middlesex 0 3 £450 +16.12%
East Sussex -8 1 £288 -17.85% 2
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 253 (77.37%) Windows
2 214 (65.44%) Microsoft
3 205 (62.69%) Active Directory
4 121 (37.00%) Windows Server
5 117 (35.78%) Windows 7
6 108 (33.03%) VMware
7 97 (29.66%) SCOM
8 87 (26.61%) PowerShell
8 87 (26.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 87 (26.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 83 (25.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 80 (24.46%) Security Cleared
11 79 (24.16%) ITIL
12 73 (22.32%) Citrix
13 63 (19.27%) SQL
14 57 (17.43%) MS Excel
14 57 (17.43%) Hyper-V
15 55 (16.82%) SC Cleared
16 50 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
17 49 (14.98%) Microsoft Azure
18 48 (14.68%) DNS
19 42 (12.84%) MS Office
19 42 (12.84%) Configuration Management
20 41 (12.54%) DHCP
21 40 (12.23%) Office 365
22 39 (11.93%) MS Exchange
23 38 (11.62%) Migration
24 37 (11.31%) Service Management
25 35 (10.70%) Linux
25 35 (10.70%) Oracle

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (11.93%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.95%) SharePoint
3 21 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (6.42%) IIS
4 15 (4.59%) OpenStack
5 10 (3.06%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.53%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.22%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.31%) JBoss
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 57 (17.43%) MS Excel
2 42 (12.84%) MS Office
3 4 (1.22%) MS Project
4 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.61%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 49 (14.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (12.23%) Office 365
3 27 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (6.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (4.28%) IaaS
6 11 (3.36%) PaaS
7 7 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.92%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.92%) SaaS
9 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.68%) DNS
2 41 (12.54%) DHCP
3 30 (9.17%) LAN
4 28 (8.56%) Firewall
5 27 (8.26%) WAN
6 21 (6.42%) TCP/IP
7 15 (4.59%) SAN
8 12 (3.67%) Internet
9 10 (3.06%) VPN
10 8 (2.45%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.83%) LDAP
11 6 (1.83%) SNMP
11 6 (1.83%) SSL
12 4 (1.22%) ATM
12 4 (1.22%) MPLS
12 4 (1.22%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.92%) Network Security
13 3 (0.92%) SMS
13 3 (0.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.81%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (3.36%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.31%) DB2
9 1 (0.31%) MySQL
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.31%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (4.59%) Ant
1 15 (4.59%) Git (software)
1 15 (4.59%) Hudson
1 15 (4.59%) Jenkins
1 15 (4.59%) JIRA
1 15 (4.59%) Maven
1 15 (4.59%) Subversion
2 12 (3.67%) MSI
3 3 (0.92%) AdminStudio
3 3 (0.92%) InstallShield
3 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.92%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (0.61%) StarTeam
General
1 30 (9.17%) Finance
2 10 (3.06%) Banking
2 10 (3.06%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.14%) Back Office
4 6 (1.83%) Electronics
4 6 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.53%) Marketing
5 5 (1.53%) Military
6 4 (1.22%) Advertising
7 3 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.61%) Billing
8 2 (0.61%) German Language
8 2 (0.61%) Retail
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (11.31%) Support Engineer
2 31 (9.48%) Analyst
2 31 (9.48%) Desktop Support
3 30 (9.17%) Architect
4 27 (8.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 25 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (7.65%) Windows Engineer
6 22 (6.73%) SCCM Engineer
7 21 (6.42%) Consultant
8 19 (5.81%) Azure Engineer
8 19 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (5.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 18 (5.50%) Integration Engineer
10 17 (5.20%) Support Analyst
11 16 (4.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 16 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (3.98%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (3.98%) Wintel Engineer
13 12 (3.67%) Applications Packager
13 12 (3.67%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.36%) .NET
1 11 (3.36%) Middleware
2 4 (1.22%) DCOM
3 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.31%) CSS
3 1 (0.31%) ODBC
3 1 (0.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.03%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.42%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.28%) Clustering
4 12 (3.67%) CMDB
4 12 (3.67%) PKI
5 11 (3.36%) Blackberry
6 10 (3.06%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.75%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.45%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.53%) BYOD
11 4 (1.22%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.22%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.22%) NHS
11 4 (1.22%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.22%) User Experience
12 3 (0.92%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.92%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 253 (77.37%) Windows
2 121 (37.00%) Windows Server
3 117 (35.78%) Windows 7
4 87 (26.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 87 (26.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (10.70%) Linux
6 31 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (8.87%) Windows 10
8 24 (7.34%) Windows XP
9 21 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (6.12%) VMS
11 14 (4.28%) Windows 8
12 12 (3.67%) Unix
13 5 (1.53%) AIX
13 5 (1.53%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.22%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.61%) Android
15 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (24.16%) ITIL
2 42 (12.84%) Configuration Management
3 38 (11.62%) Migration
4 37 (11.31%) Service Management
5 33 (10.09%) Problem Management
6 26 (7.95%) Change Management
6 26 (7.95%) Software Deployment
7 24 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (7.03%) DevOps
9 21 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (4.59%) Project Management
11 15 (4.59%) Use Case
12 13 (3.98%) Application Packaging
12 13 (3.98%) ITIL V3
13 11 (3.36%) Patch Management
13 11 (3.36%) Service Delivery
13 11 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (2.75%) Infrastructure Management
14 9 (2.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 87 (26.61%) PowerShell
2 63 (19.27%) SQL
3 31 (9.48%) VBScript
4 30 (9.17%) Ruby
5 18 (5.50%) Python
6 14 (4.28%) VB
7 7 (2.14%) C
8 6 (1.83%) Perl
8 6 (1.83%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.22%) C#
9 4 (1.22%) Java
10 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.31%) PHP
10 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (24.46%) Security Cleared
2 55 (16.82%) SC Cleared
3 50 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (10.09%) MCSE
5 20 (6.12%) MCP
6 15 (4.59%) DV Cleared
7 14 (4.28%) MCSA
8 10 (3.06%) Degree
9 8 (2.45%) MCDST
9 8 (2.45%) MCITP
9 8 (2.45%) MCTS
10 4 (1.22%) CISSP
10 4 (1.22%) DBS Check
10 4 (1.22%) SANS
10 4 (1.22%) SSCP
11 3 (0.92%) ISEB
11 3 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.61%) CCNA
12 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.06%) SLA
2 3 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.92%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.92%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.31%) COBIT
3 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 205 (62.69%) Active Directory
2 83 (25.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (17.43%) Hyper-V
4 32 (9.79%) XenApp
5 28 (8.56%) vSphere
6 24 (7.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 24 (7.34%) XenDesktop
7 20 (6.12%) Docker
8 15 (4.59%) BitLocker
9 14 (4.28%) XenServer
10 9 (2.75%) VMware ESX
11 7 (2.14%) Terminal Server
11 7 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.92%) UAG
13 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.31%) NFS
13 1 (0.31%) vCloud
13 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 97 (29.66%) SCOM
2 32 (9.79%) Puppet
3 30 (9.17%) SCVMM
4 24 (7.34%) WSUS
5 17 (5.20%) Ansible
5 17 (5.20%) Windows Intune
6 16 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (4.28%) SCOrch
8 11 (3.36%) Tivoli
9 9 (2.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (2.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 6 (1.83%) SCDPM
12 6 (1.83%) SCSM
13 5 (1.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 5 (1.53%) Simpana
14 4 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (1.22%) WMI
15 3 (0.92%) Backup Exec
15 3 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 214 (65.44%) Microsoft
2 108 (33.03%) VMware
3 73 (22.32%) Citrix
4 35 (10.70%) Oracle
5 29 (8.87%) HP
6 24 (7.34%) Cisco
7 22 (6.73%) Red Hat
8 19 (5.81%) Dell
8 19 (5.81%) Remedy
8 19 (5.81%) Splunk
9 15 (4.59%) CA
9 15 (4.59%) IBM
10 13 (3.98%) RightScale
11 12 (3.67%) AppSense
12 9 (2.75%) Serena
13 7 (2.14%) Apple
13 7 (2.14%) SAP
13 7 (2.14%) Symantec
14 6 (1.83%) CommVault
14 6 (1.83%) Qualys
Epsom, Surrey
Reed Technology
Rate: £470 - £530 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £17.45 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Connectus
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago