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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 115 102 88
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing SCCM 170 191 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.87% 2.00% 2.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.17% 20.45% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 125 124
Median daily rate £400 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £161 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 8
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £40.00 £26.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -9.93%
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
990 934 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.87% 9.78% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 546 425
Median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 40
Median hourly rate £34.00 £23.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -10.28%

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 29 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
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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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 +19 77 £438 +29.34% 4
Surrey +12 37 £400 +1.58% 3
Berkshire -31 25 £400 -4.07% 9
West Sussex -28 17 £300 +1.69% 3
Oxfordshire 0 8 £363 +126.56% 2
Kent -14 3 £245 +68.96%
Middlesex -3 2 £494 +96.51%
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - - 2
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 244 (75.54%) Windows
2 216 (66.87%) Microsoft
3 195 (60.37%) Active Directory
4 115 (35.60%) Windows 7
5 113 (34.98%) Windows Server
6 111 (34.37%) VMware
7 96 (29.72%) SCOM
8 92 (28.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 86 (26.63%) PowerShell
10 85 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 85 (26.32%) Security Cleared
11 81 (25.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 78 (24.15%) ITIL
13 73 (22.60%) Citrix
14 66 (20.43%) SQL
15 60 (18.58%) SC Cleared
16 57 (17.65%) Hyper-V
16 57 (17.65%) MS Excel
17 52 (16.10%) DNS
18 48 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
19 45 (13.93%) DHCP
20 42 (13.00%) MS Office
20 42 (13.00%) Configuration Management
21 41 (12.69%) MS Exchange
22 40 (12.38%) Office 365
23 39 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
23 39 (12.07%) Windows 10
24 38 (11.76%) Linux
24 38 (11.76%) Oracle
25 36 (11.15%) VBScript

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 41 (12.69%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.12%) SharePoint
3 21 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (5.88%) IIS
5 12 (3.72%) OpenStack
6 10 (3.10%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.86%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.62%) JBoss
11 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 57 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 42 (13.00%) MS Office
3 4 (1.24%) MS Project
4 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.62%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.38%) Office 365
2 39 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (4.02%) IaaS
6 11 (3.41%) PaaS
7 5 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.93%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.93%) SaaS
9 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 52 (16.10%) DNS
2 45 (13.93%) DHCP
3 31 (9.60%) LAN
4 29 (8.98%) Firewall
5 28 (8.67%) WAN
6 23 (7.12%) TCP/IP
7 15 (4.64%) SAN
8 11 (3.41%) Internet
9 10 (3.10%) SNMP
9 10 (3.10%) VPN
10 6 (1.86%) LDAP
10 6 (1.86%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (1.86%) SSL
11 5 (1.55%) Network Security
11 5 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.24%) ATM
12 4 (1.24%) MPLS
12 4 (1.24%) Unified Communications
12 4 (1.24%) VoIP
13 3 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 13 (4.02%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.10%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.93%) MySQL
8 2 (0.62%) DB2
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.31%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (4.02%) Git (software)
1 13 (4.02%) Jenkins
1 13 (4.02%) JIRA
2 12 (3.72%) Ant
2 12 (3.72%) Hudson
2 12 (3.72%) Maven
2 12 (3.72%) Subversion
3 10 (3.10%) MSI
4 4 (1.24%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.93%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.93%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.62%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
General
1 28 (8.67%) Finance
2 9 (2.79%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.48%) Back Office
3 8 (2.48%) Banking
4 5 (1.55%) Electronics
4 5 (1.55%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.55%) Military
4 5 (1.55%) Retail
5 4 (1.24%) Advertising
5 4 (1.24%) Marketing
6 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.62%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Local Government
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (13.00%) Support Engineer
2 32 (9.91%) Architect
3 30 (9.29%) Desktop Support
4 29 (8.98%) Analyst
4 29 (8.98%) Integration Engineer
5 28 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 26 (8.05%) Desktop Engineer
7 25 (7.74%) SCCM Engineer
7 25 (7.74%) Windows Engineer
8 20 (6.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 20 (6.19%) Consultant
9 18 (5.57%) 3rd Line Support
9 18 (5.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 17 (5.26%) Support Analyst
11 16 (4.95%) Azure Engineer
11 16 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (4.02%) Infrastructure Support
13 12 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (3.72%) Technical Architect
13 12 (3.72%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.10%) .NET
2 8 (2.48%) Middleware
3 4 (1.24%) DCOM
4 2 (0.62%) ODBC
5 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.31%) CSS
5 1 (0.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.43%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (6.50%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.64%) Clustering
4 12 (3.72%) CMDB
5 11 (3.41%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.10%) PKI
7 8 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.48%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.86%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.86%) BYOD
9 5 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.55%) Device Driver
9 5 (1.55%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.55%) NHS
10 4 (1.24%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.24%) iSeries
10 4 (1.24%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.24%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.24%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.24%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 244 (75.54%) Windows
2 115 (35.60%) Windows 7
3 113 (34.98%) Windows Server
4 92 (28.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (25.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (12.07%) Windows 10
7 38 (11.76%) Linux
8 27 (8.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (5.57%) Windows XP
11 17 (5.26%) VMS
12 15 (4.64%) Unix
13 13 (4.02%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.86%) AIX
14 6 (1.86%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.24%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.62%) Android
16 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (24.15%) ITIL
2 42 (13.00%) Configuration Management
3 36 (11.15%) Service Management
4 31 (9.60%) Migration
5 29 (8.98%) Problem Management
6 24 (7.43%) Change Management
7 21 (6.50%) DevOps
8 19 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (5.57%) Software Deployment
10 15 (4.64%) Project Management
10 15 (4.64%) Use Case
11 14 (4.33%) Application Packaging
11 14 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (4.02%) Patch Management
13 12 (3.72%) Service Delivery
14 11 (3.41%) ITIL V3
14 11 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (3.10%) Software Engineering
16 9 (2.79%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (26.63%) PowerShell
2 66 (20.43%) SQL
3 36 (11.15%) VBScript
4 23 (7.12%) Ruby
5 19 (5.88%) VB
6 15 (4.64%) Python
7 8 (2.48%) C
8 7 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.86%) Perl
10 5 (1.55%) Java
11 3 (0.93%) C#
12 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.31%) PHP
12 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 85 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 60 (18.58%) SC Cleared
3 48 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (9.91%) MCSE
5 20 (6.19%) DV Cleared
6 18 (5.57%) MCP
7 12 (3.72%) MCSA
8 11 (3.41%) MCDST
9 10 (3.10%) Degree
10 8 (2.48%) MCITP
10 8 (2.48%) MCTS
11 4 (1.24%) CISSP
11 4 (1.24%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.24%) SANS
11 4 (1.24%) SSCP
11 4 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.62%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.62%) PMP
12 2 (0.62%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.79%) SLA
2 5 (1.55%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.24%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 195 (60.37%) Active Directory
2 85 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 36 (11.15%) XenApp
5 27 (8.36%) XenDesktop
6 25 (7.74%) vSphere
7 24 (7.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (5.26%) Docker
9 14 (4.33%) BitLocker
9 14 (4.33%) XenServer
10 10 (3.10%) VMware ESX
11 8 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (1.86%) Terminal Server
13 5 (1.55%) Firmware
14 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.31%) NFS
14 1 (0.31%) UAG
14 1 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 96 (29.72%) SCOM
2 28 (8.67%) WSUS
3 25 (7.74%) Puppet
4 23 (7.12%) SCVMM
5 15 (4.64%) SCOrch
5 15 (4.64%) Tivoli
6 13 (4.02%) Ansible
7 12 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (3.72%) Windows Intune
8 11 (3.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 10 (3.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 10 (3.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (2.79%) SCSM
11 8 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (2.17%) Backup Exec
12 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (1.86%) SCDPM
14 5 (1.55%) Simpana
15 4 (1.24%) WhatsUp Gold
15 4 (1.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 216 (66.87%) Microsoft
2 111 (34.37%) VMware
3 73 (22.60%) Citrix
4 38 (11.76%) Oracle
5 36 (11.15%) HP
6 31 (9.60%) Cisco
7 21 (6.50%) Red Hat
8 20 (6.19%) IBM
9 18 (5.57%) Dell
9 18 (5.57%) Splunk
10 15 (4.64%) CA
11 12 (3.72%) Remedy
11 12 (3.72%) Symantec
12 11 (3.41%) Serena
13 10 (3.10%) AppSense
14 9 (2.79%) Intel Security
15 8 (2.48%) RightScale
16 7 (2.17%) Apple
17 6 (1.86%) CommVault
17 6 (1.86%) EMC
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