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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 69 77 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +25
Contract jobs citing SCCM 247 194 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.57% 2.17% 1.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.57% 26.11% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 99 79
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£350 £317 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £192 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 26
Average hourly rate £13.75 £25.00 £23.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.40 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £30.10 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.06 £22.85 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-29.73% +0.43%
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
966 743 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.07% 8.29% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 366 292
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 58
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.00 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.35 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +3.77%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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 +4 80 £375 +21.95% 15
Hampshire -20 45 £300 -14.28% 10
West Sussex +16 43 £390 +51.45% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 26 £219 -45.31% 3
Surrey +3 23 £325 -7.14% 5
Oxfordshire -4 11 £383 -
Kent -7 10 £433 +73.00% 1
East Sussex +1 7 £400 +10.34%
Middlesex +5 1 £375 +13.63%
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

1 340 (80.57%) Windows
2 248 (58.77%) Active Directory
3 236 (55.92%) Microsoft
4 191 (45.26%) Windows 7
5 148 (35.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 123 (29.15%) Security Cleared
6 123 (29.15%) VMware
7 98 (23.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 89 (21.09%) SQL
9 88 (20.85%) Hyper-V
10 81 (19.19%) SCOM
11 77 (18.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 75 (17.77%) MS Exchange
13 70 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 70 (16.59%) DV Cleared
14 69 (16.35%) Citrix
14 69 (16.35%) HP
15 66 (15.64%) PowerShell
16 61 (14.45%) MS Excel
17 58 (13.74%) Windows XP
18 57 (13.51%) ITIL
19 56 (13.27%) MS Office
19 56 (13.27%) SC Cleared
20 55 (13.03%) VBScript
21 53 (12.56%) Microsoft App-V
22 52 (12.32%) Migration
23 50 (11.85%) DNS
23 50 (11.85%) Microsoft Certification
24 46 (10.90%) SAN
25 45 (10.66%) OpenView Configuration Management

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 75 (17.77%) MS Exchange
2 44 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (10.19%) SharePoint
4 28 (6.64%) Lync
5 26 (6.16%) IIS
6 12 (2.84%) SharePoint Server
7 11 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.66%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.71%) Documentum
12 3 (0.71%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.47%) SAS
14 1 (0.24%) Apache
14 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.24%) MediaWiki
14 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 61 (14.45%) MS Excel
2 56 (13.27%) MS Office
3 9 (2.13%) MS Project
4 6 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.00%) Office 365
2 12 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.42%) IaaS
5 3 (0.71%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (11.85%) DNS
2 46 (10.90%) SAN
3 41 (9.72%) DHCP
4 35 (8.29%) Firewall
5 30 (7.11%) TCP/IP
6 24 (5.69%) LAN
7 19 (4.50%) VPN
8 18 (4.27%) WAN
9 17 (4.03%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (3.79%) Internet
11 10 (2.37%) SSL
12 9 (2.13%) VoIP
13 8 (1.90%) Wireless
14 7 (1.66%) NAS
14 7 (1.66%) ATM
15 6 (1.42%) VLAN
15 6 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
16 5 (1.18%) NetScaler
17 4 (0.95%) 4G
17 4 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (1.66%) MySQL
3 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.24%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 28 (6.64%) MSI
2 17 (4.03%) StarTeam
3 7 (1.66%) InstallShield
4 4 (0.95%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.24%) NUnit
General
1 35 (8.29%) Finance
2 12 (2.84%) Banking
3 10 (2.37%) Retail
4 7 (1.66%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.71%) Legal
7 2 (0.47%) Back Office
7 2 (0.47%) Advertising
7 2 (0.47%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (12.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 51 (12.09%) Analyst
3 35 (8.29%) Applications Packager
4 33 (7.82%) Support Engineer
5 27 (6.40%) Support Analyst
6 24 (5.69%) Architect
7 23 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 19 (4.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 19 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 19 (4.50%) Consultant
9 18 (4.27%) Project Manager
9 18 (4.27%) Integration Engineer
10 15 (3.55%) Wintel Engineer
11 13 (3.08%) IT Support
12 12 (2.84%) Technical Architect
12 12 (2.84%) Desktop Engineer
13 11 (2.61%) Desktop Support
13 11 (2.61%) Server Engineer
14 10 (2.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 10 (2.37%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.29%) Application Packaging
2 9 (2.13%) .NET
3 3 (0.71%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.47%) WCF
4 2 (0.47%) DCOM
4 2 (0.47%) Web Services
5 1 (0.24%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.24%) SOAP
5 1 (0.24%) LINQ
5 1 (0.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.24%) REST
5 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.00%) Clustering
2 23 (5.45%) Blackberry
3 18 (4.27%) PKI
4 13 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.13%) Open Source
6 7 (1.66%) iPhone
6 7 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.42%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.18%) Device Driver
8 5 (1.18%) Replication
8 5 (1.18%) iPad
9 3 (0.71%) CMDB
9 3 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.47%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.47%) User Experience
11 1 (0.24%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.24%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.24%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 340 (80.57%) Windows
2 191 (45.26%) Windows 7
3 148 (35.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 98 (23.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 77 (18.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (13.74%) Windows XP
7 29 (6.87%) Windows 8
8 25 (5.92%) Linux
9 14 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (3.32%) UNIX
10 7 (1.66%) Windows 2000
10 7 (1.66%) HPUX
11 5 (1.18%) Android
12 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.71%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (13.51%) ITIL
2 52 (12.32%) Migration
3 38 (9.00%) Configuration Management
4 18 (4.27%) Problem Management
5 15 (3.55%) Service Delivery
6 12 (2.84%) Project Management
6 12 (2.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (2.61%) Coaching
8 10 (2.37%) Load Balancing
8 10 (2.37%) Software Distribution
8 10 (2.37%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (2.37%) PRINCE2
9 9 (2.13%) Network Management
10 8 (1.90%) Service Management
10 8 (1.90%) Incident Management
11 7 (1.66%) Logistics
11 7 (1.66%) Project Planning
11 7 (1.66%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (1.66%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (1.42%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (21.09%) SQL
2 66 (15.64%) PowerShell
3 55 (13.03%) VBScript
4 37 (8.77%) VB
5 9 (2.13%) C#
6 8 (1.90%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.18%) C
8 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.24%) VBA
9 1 (0.24%) Python
9 1 (0.24%) Java
9 1 (0.24%) Perl
9 1 (0.24%) PHP
9 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 123 (29.15%) Security Cleared
2 70 (16.59%) DV Cleared
3 56 (13.27%) SC Cleared
4 50 (11.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (8.06%) MCSE
6 29 (6.87%) MCP
7 17 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (3.55%) CCNA
9 10 (2.37%) MCSA
10 9 (2.13%) VCP4
11 7 (1.66%) RHCSA
11 7 (1.66%) RHCE
11 7 (1.66%) RHCA
12 6 (1.42%) Degree
13 5 (1.18%) CEH
13 5 (1.18%) CISSP
14 3 (0.71%) MCSD
14 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.71%) MCPD
15 2 (0.47%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.08%) SLA
2 5 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) P3O
System Software
1 248 (58.77%) Active Directory
2 88 (20.85%) Hyper-V
3 70 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (12.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (5.69%) XenApp
6 22 (5.21%) XenDesktop
7 16 (3.79%) UAG
8 11 (2.61%) vSphere
9 6 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (1.42%) ISA Server
10 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.95%) Firmware
12 3 (0.71%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.71%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.71%) XenServer
13 2 (0.47%) vCloud
14 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 81 (19.19%) SCOM
2 45 (10.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 27 (6.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 21 (4.98%) WSUS
5 8 (1.90%) SAP Afaria
5 8 (1.90%) SCSM
6 7 (1.66%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.42%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.18%) Nessus
9 4 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.95%) Nagios
9 4 (0.95%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (0.71%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.71%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 236 (55.92%) Microsoft
2 123 (29.15%) VMware
3 69 (16.35%) HP
3 69 (16.35%) Citrix
4 39 (9.24%) Cisco
5 32 (7.58%) Oracle
6 21 (4.98%) Dell
7 20 (4.74%) AppSense
8 19 (4.50%) McAfee
9 18 (4.27%) NetApp
10 15 (3.55%) SolarWinds
11 14 (3.32%) Altiris
11 14 (3.32%) Red Hat
11 14 (3.32%) Apple
12 13 (3.08%) Borland
13 12 (2.84%) Symantec
14 11 (2.61%) Lumension
15 9 (2.13%) Juniper
16 7 (1.66%) Remedy
17 6 (1.42%) Wyse
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