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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 136 100 101
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +1
Contract jobs citing SCCM 128 189 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.53% 1.90% 1.90%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.19% 20.19% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 117 103
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £149 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.43 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% +13.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.39 £18.81 £20.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.06 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -25.40%
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
902 936 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.77% 9.43% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 527 494
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.30 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.23% -26.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -4 28 £350 +26.12% 2
Berkshire -25 26 £290 -31.76% 7
Oxfordshire +5 25 £400 +45.45% 3
Surrey -4 20 £203 -38.86% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 14 £270 +2.85% 3
West Sussex +7 7 £313 -
Kent -4 3 £325 +1.96% 1
Middlesex 0 2 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £135 -
Home Counties - 1 £270 -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 233 (74.20%) Windows
2 187 (59.55%) Microsoft
3 181 (57.64%) Active Directory
4 98 (31.21%) Windows 7
5 94 (29.94%) Windows Server
6 90 (28.66%) VMware
7 87 (27.71%) Security Cleared
8 83 (26.43%) SCOM
9 75 (23.89%) PowerShell
10 72 (22.93%) Windows 10
11 71 (22.61%) ITIL
12 69 (21.97%) Office 365
13 68 (21.66%) MS Excel
14 66 (21.02%) VMware Infrastructure
15 63 (20.06%) Windows Server 2012
16 62 (19.75%) Windows Server 2008
17 59 (18.79%) MS Office
18 56 (17.83%) SC Cleared
19 54 (17.20%) DNS
20 49 (15.61%) DHCP
20 49 (15.61%) Citrix
20 49 (15.61%) Hyper-V
21 42 (13.38%) SQL
22 41 (13.06%) Microsoft Certification
23 38 (12.10%) MS Exchange
24 37 (11.78%) SharePoint
25 34 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
26 32 (10.19%) Linux
26 32 (10.19%) Migration
27 31 (9.87%) HP

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 38 (12.10%) MS Exchange
2 37 (11.78%) SharePoint
3 22 (7.01%) Skype for Business
4 18 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.50%) IIS
6 10 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.91%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.96%) Documentum
10 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.32%) JBoss
11 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 68 (21.66%) MS Excel
2 59 (18.79%) MS Office
3 4 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 69 (21.97%) Office 365
2 34 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.50%) IaaS
5 6 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.27%) PaaS
7 3 (0.96%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.96%) SaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 54 (17.20%) DNS
2 49 (15.61%) DHCP
3 29 (9.24%) TCP/IP
4 22 (7.01%) SAN
5 20 (6.37%) LAN
6 18 (5.73%) WAN
7 16 (5.10%) Firewall
8 15 (4.78%) Internet
8 15 (4.78%) SNMP
9 13 (4.14%) VPN
10 12 (3.82%) Kerberos
10 12 (3.82%) LDAP
11 10 (3.18%) SSL
12 7 (2.23%) NAS
12 7 (2.23%) VoIP
13 6 (1.91%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.91%) MPLS
13 6 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.59%) ATM
14 5 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.55%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.23%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (1.59%) DB2
5 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.27%) MySQL
7 3 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.64%) SSDT
9 1 (0.32%) GIS
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 12 (3.82%) MSI
2 5 (1.59%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.96%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.96%) JIRA
4 3 (0.96%) StarTeam
4 3 (0.96%) Subversion
5 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.64%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.64%) NuGet
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.64%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.32%) Ant
6 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.32%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.32%) Hudson
6 1 (0.32%) Maven
General
1 21 (6.69%) Finance
2 9 (2.87%) Retail
3 7 (2.23%) Banking
4 4 (1.27%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.27%) Law
4 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.96%) Advertising
5 3 (0.96%) Back Office
5 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.96%) Publishing
6 2 (0.64%) Legal
6 2 (0.64%) Military
7 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (12.42%) Support Engineer
2 32 (10.19%) Analyst
3 31 (9.87%) Architect
4 28 (8.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 27 (8.60%) Desktop Engineer
5 27 (8.60%) Desktop Support
6 25 (7.96%) Deployment Engineer
7 24 (7.64%) Windows Engineer
8 22 (7.01%) SCCM Engineer
9 20 (6.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 20 (6.37%) Integration Engineer
10 19 (6.05%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (6.05%) Consultant
10 19 (6.05%) Windows Deployment Engineer
11 17 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 16 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 13 (4.14%) Build Engineer
13 13 (4.14%) Support Analyst
14 12 (3.82%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.59%) .NET
2 4 (1.27%) DCOM
3 3 (0.96%) ODBC
3 3 (0.96%) XML
4 2 (0.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.32%) CSS
5 1 (0.32%) HTML
5 1 (0.32%) jQuery
5 1 (0.32%) Middleware
5 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.69%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (6.05%) PKI
3 17 (5.41%) BYOD
3 17 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.50%) Client/Server
5 11 (3.50%) Clustering
6 10 (3.18%) Device Driver
7 8 (2.55%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.23%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.59%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.59%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.59%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.27%) CMDB
10 4 (1.27%) HP StoreVirtual
11 3 (0.96%) AS400
11 3 (0.96%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.96%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 233 (74.20%) Windows
2 98 (31.21%) Windows 7
3 94 (29.94%) Windows Server
4 72 (22.93%) Windows 10
5 63 (20.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (19.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (10.19%) Linux
8 28 (8.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (7.96%) Windows 8
10 21 (6.69%) Windows XP
11 11 (3.50%) Mac OS X
11 11 (3.50%) Unix
12 10 (3.18%) VMS
13 9 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.59%) AIX
14 5 (1.59%) Solaris
15 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.27%) zOS
16 3 (0.96%) Android
16 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.61%) ITIL
2 32 (10.19%) Migration
3 25 (7.96%) Configuration Management
4 24 (7.64%) Patch Management
5 21 (6.69%) Problem Management
6 18 (5.73%) Application Packaging
7 16 (5.10%) Change Management
7 16 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (5.10%) Virtual Environments
8 15 (4.78%) Service Design
9 13 (4.14%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (4.14%) Service Delivery
9 13 (4.14%) Service Management
10 12 (3.82%) Email Filtering
10 12 (3.82%) ITIL V3
10 12 (3.82%) Mobile Device Management
10 12 (3.82%) Project Management
11 11 (3.50%) Release Management
11 11 (3.50%) Software Delivery
11 11 (3.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 75 (23.89%) PowerShell
2 42 (13.38%) SQL
3 30 (9.55%) VBScript
4 13 (4.14%) VB
5 7 (2.23%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.91%) Python
7 4 (1.27%) Ruby
8 3 (0.96%) C#
9 2 (0.64%) C
9 2 (0.64%) C++
9 2 (0.64%) C++/CLI
9 2 (0.64%) Java
9 2 (0.64%) Perl
10 1 (0.32%) R
10 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (27.71%) Security Cleared
2 56 (17.83%) SC Cleared
3 41 (13.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (9.55%) MCSE
5 29 (9.24%) DV Cleared
6 18 (5.73%) MCP
7 10 (3.18%) MCDST
8 7 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.91%) Degree
10 5 (1.59%) DBS Check
10 5 (1.59%) MCSA
11 4 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.27%) CISSP
11 4 (1.27%) SANS
11 4 (1.27%) SSCP
12 3 (0.96%) MCITP
12 3 (0.96%) MCTS
13 2 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.18%) SLA
2 5 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.59%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.96%) QA
4 2 (0.64%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 181 (57.64%) Active Directory
2 66 (21.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (15.61%) Hyper-V
4 30 (9.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 30 (9.55%) XenApp
5 16 (5.10%) Firmware
5 16 (5.10%) XenDesktop
6 14 (4.46%) BitLocker
7 11 (3.50%) vSphere
8 9 (2.87%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (2.23%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.96%) Docker
12 2 (0.64%) NFS
12 2 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 83 (26.43%) SCOM
2 22 (7.01%) WSUS
3 16 (5.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 12 (3.82%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (3.50%) SCSM
5 11 (3.50%) Tivoli
6 10 (3.18%) Backup Exec
6 10 (3.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (3.18%) SCOrch
7 9 (2.87%) AirWatch
8 8 (2.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (2.55%) SCVMM
9 7 (2.23%) NetBackup
9 7 (2.23%) SCDPM
10 6 (1.91%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (1.91%) Puppet
11 5 (1.59%) WhatsUp Gold
12 4 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (1.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 187 (59.55%) Microsoft
2 90 (28.66%) VMware
3 49 (15.61%) Citrix
4 31 (9.87%) HP
5 25 (7.96%) Oracle
6 21 (6.69%) Cisco
7 19 (6.05%) Symantec
8 14 (4.46%) EMC
8 14 (4.46%) Intel Security
9 12 (3.82%) IBM
10 11 (3.50%) AppSense
11 10 (3.18%) CA
11 10 (3.18%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.87%) Apple
13 8 (2.55%) Lumension
13 8 (2.55%) Serena
13 8 (2.55%) Splunk
14 7 (2.23%) Remedy
14 7 (2.23%) Wyse
15 6 (1.91%) NetApp
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