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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 113 92 105
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs citing SCCM 141 205 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.85% 2.15% 1.82%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.17% 23.73% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 116 108
Median daily rate £325 £344 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +9.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 15
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £13.29 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.78 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -9.09%
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
821 864 1170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.75% 9.08% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 449 620
Median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 39
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.58 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
- -25.92%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +14 43 £320 +3.05% 7
Oxfordshire +3 23 £263 -30.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 21 £500 +33.33% 3
Berkshire -24 20 £331 -19.69% 9
Surrey +6 19 £230 +15.00% 7
Kent +5 6 £325 -
West Sussex -3 4 £400 +1.91%
Middlesex 0 3 - -
Sussex - 1 £250 -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 221 (75.17%) Windows
2 184 (62.59%) Active Directory
3 168 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 98 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 88 (29.93%) Windows Server
6 85 (28.91%) VMware
7 75 (25.51%) Security Cleared
8 73 (24.83%) SCOM
9 70 (23.81%) ITIL
10 65 (22.11%) PowerShell
11 64 (21.77%) Windows 10
12 63 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 63 (21.43%) MS Office
13 61 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 59 (20.07%) MS Excel
15 56 (19.05%) Office 365
16 54 (18.37%) DNS
17 50 (17.01%) DHCP
18 48 (16.33%) SC Cleared
19 45 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
19 45 (15.31%) Citrix
20 43 (14.63%) Hyper-V
21 37 (12.59%) Microsoft App-V
22 35 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
22 35 (11.90%) TCP/IP
22 35 (11.90%) Linux
23 34 (11.56%) Migration
24 30 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
24 30 (10.20%) XenApp
25 29 (9.86%) SharePoint

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 29 (9.86%) SharePoint
2 24 (8.16%) Skype for Business
3 23 (7.82%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.72%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.04%) IIS
7 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.02%) Documentum
9 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 63 (21.43%) MS Office
2 59 (20.07%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 56 (19.05%) Office 365
2 30 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.72%) IaaS
5 3 (1.02%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.02%) SaaS
6 2 (0.68%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.34%) G Suite
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 54 (18.37%) DNS
2 50 (17.01%) DHCP
3 35 (11.90%) TCP/IP
4 21 (7.14%) SAN
5 19 (6.46%) SNMP
5 19 (6.46%) SSL
6 15 (5.10%) VPN
7 12 (4.08%) Kerberos
7 12 (4.08%) LDAP
8 10 (3.40%) Skype
9 9 (3.06%) LAN
10 7 (2.38%) ATM
10 7 (2.38%) Internet
10 7 (2.38%) WAN
11 6 (2.04%) Firewall
11 6 (2.04%) iSCSI
11 6 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (2.04%) Wireless
12 5 (1.70%) NAS
13 4 (1.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.38%) DB2
3 6 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.70%) MySQL
5 4 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.68%) SSDT
8 1 (0.34%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (3.06%) MSI
2 2 (0.68%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.68%) MSBuild
2 2 (0.68%) NuGet
2 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.68%) Subversion
2 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.68%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA
3 1 (0.34%) StarTeam
General
1 23 (7.82%) Finance
2 8 (2.72%) Law
3 7 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.04%) Back Office
4 6 (2.04%) Banking
4 6 (2.04%) Retail
5 5 (1.70%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.70%) Legal
6 4 (1.36%) Advertising
7 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.02%) Publishing
8 2 (0.68%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 33 (11.22%) Support Engineer
2 31 (10.54%) Analyst
3 26 (8.84%) Desktop Support
4 24 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (7.48%) Desktop Engineer
6 20 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (6.46%) Architect
7 19 (6.46%) Windows Engineer
8 18 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (6.12%) Deployment Engineer
9 17 (5.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 15 (5.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 14 (4.76%) Build Engineer
11 14 (4.76%) Consultant
11 14 (4.76%) Support Analyst
12 13 (4.42%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 12 (4.08%) Administrator
13 12 (4.08%) Windows Deployment Engineer
13 12 (4.08%) Wintel Engineer
14 11 (3.74%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.70%) .NET
1 5 (1.70%) Web Services
2 4 (1.36%) XML
3 3 (1.02%) HTML
4 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.68%) ODBC
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) CSS
5 1 (0.34%) jQuery
5 1 (0.34%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.48%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (6.12%) BYOD
2 18 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.78%) Device Driver
4 13 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 12 (4.08%) PKI
6 11 (3.74%) Blackberry
7 9 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.06%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.72%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.72%) Thin Client
9 7 (2.38%) Mainframe
10 6 (2.04%) iPad
10 6 (2.04%) iPhone
10 6 (2.04%) Smartphone
10 6 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.70%) Clustering
11 5 (1.70%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.36%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 221 (75.17%) Windows
2 98 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 88 (29.93%) Windows Server
4 64 (21.77%) Windows 10
5 63 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (11.90%) Linux
7 35 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (6.80%) Windows 8
9 18 (6.12%) Windows XP
10 12 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.40%) Mac OS X
12 9 (3.06%) Android
12 9 (3.06%) Apple iOS
12 9 (3.06%) Unix
13 8 (2.72%) CentOS
14 7 (2.38%) Solaris
15 6 (2.04%) zOS
16 5 (1.70%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (1.70%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (23.81%) ITIL
2 34 (11.56%) Migration
3 18 (6.12%) Problem Management
3 18 (6.12%) Software Delivery
4 15 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (5.10%) Mobile Device Management
4 15 (5.10%) Patch Management
4 15 (5.10%) Service Design
5 14 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 13 (4.42%) Application Packaging
6 13 (4.42%) Application Virtualisation
6 13 (4.42%) Release Management
6 13 (4.42%) Service Delivery
7 12 (4.08%) Change Management
7 12 (4.08%) Software Deployment
8 11 (3.74%) Validation
9 10 (3.40%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (3.06%) Analytics
10 9 (3.06%) Capacity Management
10 9 (3.06%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 65 (22.11%) PowerShell
2 26 (8.84%) SQL
3 20 (6.80%) VBScript
4 5 (1.70%) VB
5 3 (1.02%) C#
5 3 (1.02%) Java
6 2 (0.68%) C++
6 2 (0.68%) C++/CLI
6 2 (0.68%) Perl
6 2 (0.68%) Python
6 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (25.51%) Security Cleared
2 48 (16.33%) SC Cleared
3 28 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 27 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (6.12%) MCSE
6 10 (3.40%) MCP
7 9 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.04%) Degree
10 5 (1.70%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.02%) MCDST
12 3 (1.02%) MCSA
13 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.68%) MCITP
13 2 (0.68%) RHCE
13 2 (0.68%) RHCSA
14 1 (0.34%) CCAA
14 1 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.40%) SLA
2 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.02%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 184 (62.59%) Active Directory
2 61 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 37 (12.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 30 (10.20%) XenApp
6 25 (8.50%) Firmware
7 18 (6.12%) XenDesktop
8 15 (5.10%) BitLocker
9 13 (4.42%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (4.42%) vSphere
10 10 (3.40%) VMware ESX
11 9 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (2.72%) Docker
12 8 (2.72%) vCloud
13 3 (1.02%) XenServer
14 2 (0.68%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.34%) NFS
15 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 73 (24.83%) SCOM
2 25 (8.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (4.42%) AirWatch
4 12 (4.08%) NetBackup
4 12 (4.08%) WSUS
5 8 (2.72%) Puppet
5 8 (2.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (2.72%) vRealize
6 7 (2.38%) SCSM
6 7 (2.38%) SCVMM
7 6 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (2.04%) SCDPM
7 6 (2.04%) SCOrch
8 5 (1.70%) AppDNA
8 5 (1.70%) EdgeSight
8 5 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (1.70%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 168 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 85 (28.91%) VMware
3 45 (15.31%) Citrix
4 23 (7.82%) HP
5 18 (6.12%) Oracle
6 17 (5.78%) Symantec
7 13 (4.42%) AppSense
7 13 (4.42%) Dell
7 13 (4.42%) EMC
8 12 (4.08%) Red Hat
9 11 (3.74%) Cisco
10 10 (3.40%) CA
10 10 (3.40%) Wyse
11 9 (3.06%) Intel Security
12 8 (2.72%) Apple
12 8 (2.72%) NetApp
13 7 (2.38%) IBM
14 6 (2.04%) Altiris
14 6 (2.04%) Lumension
15 4 (1.36%) ServiceNow
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