The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South East region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 86 64 132
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +68
Contract jobs citing SCCM 184 228 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.00% 2.68% 1.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.68% 25.45% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 126 64
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£316 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 22
Average hourly rate £14.75 £20.88 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.34% -14.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.02 £30.50 £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-24.39% +2.50%
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
777 896 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.45% 10.53% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 439 297
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 52 49
Average hourly rate £15.75 £19.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.25% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £40.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.69% +22.85%
SCCM
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 -30 42 £375 +25.00% 14
West Sussex +17 36 £220 -45.00% 3
Hampshire -20 31 £310 -3.12% 11
Buckinghamshire 0 24 £300 -7.69% 6
Surrey -18 24 £375 +15.38% 3
Kent +3 13 £400 +39.13% 3
Oxfordshire +3 10 £209 -41.40% 2
East Sussex -4 2 - - 1
Middlesex - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 295 (76.42%) Windows
2 203 (52.59%) Active Directory
3 179 (46.37%) Microsoft
4 157 (40.67%) Windows 7
5 94 (24.35%) VMware
6 90 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 88 (22.80%) Citrix
8 82 (21.24%) MS Exchange
8 82 (21.24%) SCOM
9 73 (18.91%) ITIL
10 72 (18.65%) Security Cleared
11 64 (16.58%) MS Office
12 63 (16.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 62 (16.06%) HP
14 59 (15.28%) Windows XP
14 59 (15.28%) DNS
15 57 (14.77%) MS Excel
16 54 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012
17 52 (13.47%) Hyper-V
18 51 (13.21%) PowerShell
18 51 (13.21%) SQL Server
18 51 (13.21%) Migration
19 50 (12.95%) Microsoft App-V
19 50 (12.95%) SQL
19 50 (12.95%) TCP/IP
20 49 (12.69%) SC Cleared
20 49 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2010
21 48 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
22 47 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
23 42 (10.88%) DHCP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 82 (21.24%) MS Exchange
2 49 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (10.62%) IIS
4 25 (6.48%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.89%) IBM Notes
6 13 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.59%) Lotus Domino
8 9 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.55%) Lync
11 4 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.26%) Apache
12 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 64 (16.58%) MS Office
2 57 (14.77%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.59%) MS Project
4 5 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.25%) Office 365
2 18 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.85%) IaaS
5 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (15.28%) DNS
2 50 (12.95%) TCP/IP
3 42 (10.88%) DHCP
4 36 (9.33%) Internet
5 35 (9.07%) SAN
6 29 (7.51%) Firewall
7 24 (6.22%) LAN
8 21 (5.44%) WAN
9 15 (3.89%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (3.63%) Wireless
11 10 (2.59%) VPN
12 8 (2.07%) SSL
13 7 (1.81%) VoIP
13 7 (1.81%) ATM
14 5 (1.30%) DMZ
15 4 (1.04%) SNMP
15 4 (1.04%) Network Security
16 3 (0.78%) VLAN
17 2 (0.52%) NetScaler
17 2 (0.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (3.89%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (2.85%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (2.59%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (3.37%) MSI
2 10 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.33%) NUnit
3 9 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.04%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.78%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.52%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (6.99%) Finance
2 12 (3.11%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.59%) Banking
4 7 (1.81%) Financial Institution
4 7 (1.81%) Advertising
5 6 (1.55%) Retail
6 5 (1.30%) Publishing
7 2 (0.52%) Legal
7 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.26%) Military
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (15.54%) Analyst
2 45 (11.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (10.36%) Consultant
4 32 (8.29%) Support Engineer
5 24 (6.22%) Desktop Engineer
6 23 (5.96%) SCCM Engineer
7 21 (5.44%) Project Manager
8 19 (4.92%) Desktop Support
8 19 (4.92%) Support Analyst
9 17 (4.40%) SCCM Consultant
10 15 (3.89%) Administrator
11 12 (3.11%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (3.11%) Architect
11 12 (3.11%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (2.85%) Developer
12 11 (2.85%) Wintel Engineer
13 10 (2.59%) Desktop Analyst
13 10 (2.59%) IT Security Analyst
13 10 (2.59%) Security Analyst
14 9 (2.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.18%) Application Packaging
2 11 (2.85%) DCOM
3 9 (2.33%) WCF
3 9 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (1.81%) .NET
5 5 (1.30%) JSP
5 5 (1.30%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.78%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.52%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.52%) JSF
8 1 (0.26%) Web Services
8 1 (0.26%) XML
8 1 (0.26%) ODBC
8 1 (0.26%) SAML
8 1 (0.26%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.25%) Blackberry
2 26 (6.74%) Clustering
3 23 (5.96%) PKI
4 10 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.33%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.07%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.07%) Firmware
7 5 (1.30%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.30%) EPoS
7 5 (1.30%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.04%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.04%) Replication
8 4 (1.04%) CMDB
9 3 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.78%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.78%) iPhone
10 2 (0.52%) Open Source
10 2 (0.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 295 (76.42%) Windows
2 157 (40.67%) Windows 7
3 90 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (16.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 59 (15.28%) Windows XP
6 54 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (8.55%) Windows 8
8 26 (6.74%) Linux
9 13 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.30%) UNIX
11 4 (1.04%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.52%) Android
12 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (18.91%) ITIL
2 51 (13.21%) Migration
3 32 (8.29%) Configuration Management
4 23 (5.96%) Project Management
5 21 (5.44%) Incident Management
6 14 (3.63%) Project Planning
6 14 (3.63%) Software Distribution
7 11 (2.85%) PRINCE2
8 10 (2.59%) ITSM
8 10 (2.59%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (2.59%) Software Deployment
8 10 (2.59%) Data Protection
8 10 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (2.59%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (2.33%) Automated Testing
9 9 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (2.33%) TDD
9 9 (2.33%) Scrum
9 9 (2.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 51 (13.21%) PowerShell
2 50 (12.95%) SQL
3 24 (6.22%) VBScript
4 12 (3.11%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.85%) C#
6 6 (1.55%) VB
7 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.52%) C
8 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.52%) Java
9 1 (0.26%) Perl
9 1 (0.26%) PHP
9 1 (0.26%) VBA
9 1 (0.26%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 72 (18.65%) Security Cleared
2 49 (12.69%) SC Cleared
3 48 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (8.03%) MCSE
5 27 (6.99%) MCP
6 15 (3.89%) MCSA
6 15 (3.89%) DV Cleared
7 12 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.85%) CCNA
9 10 (2.59%) CISSP
9 10 (2.59%) CEH
10 6 (1.55%) Degree
11 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.78%) MCDST
12 3 (0.78%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.78%) MCITP
13 2 (0.52%) PMP
13 2 (0.52%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.85%) SLA
2 7 (1.81%) QA
3 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 203 (52.59%) Active Directory
2 52 (13.47%) Hyper-V
3 50 (12.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 47 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 34 (8.81%) XenApp
6 13 (3.37%) XenDesktop
7 12 (3.11%) UAG
8 9 (2.33%) vSphere
9 6 (1.55%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (1.30%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.04%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.78%) XenServer
13 2 (0.52%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.26%) Shibboleth
14 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 82 (21.24%) SCOM
2 21 (5.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 19 (4.92%) WSUS
4 17 (4.40%) SCVMM
5 15 (3.89%) SAP Afaria
6 13 (3.37%) WMI
7 12 (3.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (3.11%) MOM
8 11 (2.85%) SCDPM
9 10 (2.59%) Nessus
10 9 (2.33%) HP SIM
11 8 (2.07%) NetBackup
11 8 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (1.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (1.81%) AppDNA
12 7 (1.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 5 (1.30%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.78%) SCOrch
15 2 (0.52%) SCSM
Vendors
1 179 (46.37%) Microsoft
2 94 (24.35%) VMware
3 88 (22.80%) Citrix
4 62 (16.06%) HP
5 32 (8.29%) McAfee
6 23 (5.96%) Cisco
7 22 (5.70%) Symantec
8 17 (4.40%) Oracle
8 17 (4.40%) Qualys
9 15 (3.89%) Lotus
10 14 (3.63%) Red Hat
11 13 (3.37%) AppSense
12 12 (3.11%) Apple
12 12 (3.11%) Remedy
12 12 (3.11%) CA
13 9 (2.33%) Altiris
14 7 (1.81%) Sophos
15 6 (1.55%) CheckPoint
15 6 (1.55%) Avaya
15 6 (1.55%) Dell
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