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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England / South East
Rank 132 116 71
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -45
Contract jobs citing SCCM 110 151 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 1.73% 2.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.57% 16.72% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 82 135
Median daily rate £337 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £145 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £55.55 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.29% +304.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £13.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.82 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £16.06
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +24.57%

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
755 903 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.86% 10.32% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 527 533
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 30
Median hourly rate £17.50 £46.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.95% +162.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.65 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.42% +55.55%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 35 £335 +7.71% 5
Buckinghamshire +9 18 £338 +16.37% 1
Berkshire +1 14 £300 -25.00% 4
Oxfordshire 0 14 £488 +248.21% 2
Surrey +7 13 £210 +13.82% 3
West Sussex -14 6 £303 -15.38% 1
East Sussex +4 3 £139 -53.75%
Kent +2 3 £425 -2.85%
Middlesex -3 1 - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 204 (80.31%) Windows
2 170 (66.93%) Active Directory
3 148 (58.27%) Microsoft
4 100 (39.37%) Windows Server
5 89 (35.04%) Windows 7
6 76 (29.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 70 (27.56%) VMware
8 67 (26.38%) Security Cleared
9 63 (24.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 60 (23.62%) Windows 10
11 57 (22.44%) ITIL
12 56 (22.05%) PowerShell
13 52 (20.47%) SC Cleared
14 51 (20.08%) MS Office
15 48 (18.90%) Citrix
16 47 (18.50%) Office 365
17 46 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 45 (17.72%) DNS
19 42 (16.54%) SCOM
20 40 (15.75%) DHCP
21 37 (14.57%) Hyper-V
22 35 (13.78%) Migration
22 35 (13.78%) Microsoft App-V
23 34 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
24 33 (12.99%) MS Excel
25 32 (12.60%) TCP/IP
26 29 (11.42%) XenApp
26 29 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
27 26 (10.24%) XenDesktop
27 26 (10.24%) MS Exchange

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 26 (10.24%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.30%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.91%) Skype for Business
4 11 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.94%) IIS
6 8 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.76%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (20.08%) MS Office
2 33 (12.99%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.79%) MS Project
3 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (18.50%) Office 365
2 29 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.33%) IaaS
5 3 (1.18%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.18%) PaaS
6 2 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.79%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.39%) G Suite
7 1 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (17.72%) DNS
2 40 (15.75%) DHCP
3 32 (12.60%) TCP/IP
4 16 (6.30%) SSL
5 14 (5.51%) LAN
5 14 (5.51%) SNMP
6 13 (5.12%) WAN
7 11 (4.33%) VPN
8 10 (3.94%) SAN
9 8 (3.15%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (2.76%) Firewall
10 7 (2.76%) Skype
11 6 (2.36%) ATM
11 6 (2.36%) Unified Communications
11 6 (2.36%) Wireless
12 5 (1.97%) Kerberos
12 5 (1.97%) LDAP
13 3 (1.18%) VoIP
14 2 (0.79%) HTTP
14 2 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.36%) DB2
5 4 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.57%) MySQL
5 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.39%) Big Data
7 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.39%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (4.33%) MSI
2 4 (1.57%) AdminStudio
2 4 (1.57%) ClearCase
2 4 (1.57%) ClearQuest
2 4 (1.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.39%) NuGet
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.39%) Subversion
5 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.39%) WinDbg
General
1 19 (7.48%) Finance
2 10 (3.94%) Back Office
3 7 (2.76%) Advertising
3 7 (2.76%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.36%) Retail
5 5 (1.97%) Banking
5 5 (1.97%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.97%) Law
6 4 (1.57%) Military
7 3 (1.18%) Legal
7 3 (1.18%) Publishing
8 2 (0.79%) Local Government
9 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (12.60%) Analyst
2 24 (9.45%) Support Engineer
3 23 (9.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (8.66%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (7.09%) Desktop Support
6 17 (6.69%) Project Manager
7 16 (6.30%) Support Analyst
8 14 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (5.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 13 (5.12%) Architect
10 11 (4.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 11 (4.33%) Consultant
10 11 (4.33%) SCCM Engineer
11 10 (3.94%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 10 (3.94%) Applications Packager
11 10 (3.94%) Windows Engineer
12 9 (3.54%) Desktop Engineer
13 8 (3.15%) Build Engineer
13 8 (3.15%) Deployment Engineer
13 8 (3.15%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.97%) Web Services
2 3 (1.18%) XML
3 2 (0.79%) .NET
3 2 (0.79%) HTML
4 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.39%) REST
4 1 (0.39%) SAML
4 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.39%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.91%) Data Centre
1 15 (5.91%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (5.91%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.51%) PKI
3 12 (4.72%) Device Driver
4 11 (4.33%) Fat Client
4 11 (4.33%) Thin Client
5 10 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.94%) Blackberry
5 10 (3.94%) BYOD
5 10 (3.94%) Clustering
6 8 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.15%) iPad
6 8 (3.15%) iPhone
7 7 (2.76%) Smartphone
8 6 (2.36%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.36%) PMI
8 6 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.97%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 204 (80.31%) Windows
2 100 (39.37%) Windows Server
3 89 (35.04%) Windows 7
4 76 (29.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (24.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (23.62%) Windows 10
7 34 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (9.84%) Linux
9 24 (9.45%) Windows 8
10 13 (5.12%) Windows XP
11 11 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (3.94%) Apple iOS
12 10 (3.94%) Solaris
12 10 (3.94%) Unix
13 9 (3.54%) Android
13 9 (3.54%) CentOS
13 9 (3.54%) Windows Vista
14 6 (2.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 5 (1.97%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.97%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.44%) ITIL
2 35 (13.78%) Migration
3 19 (7.48%) Patch Management
4 14 (5.51%) Problem Management
4 14 (5.51%) Service Design
4 14 (5.51%) Software Delivery
4 14 (5.51%) Software Deployment
5 13 (5.12%) Validation
6 12 (4.72%) Application Virtualisation
6 12 (4.72%) Configuration Management
6 12 (4.72%) Incident Management
6 12 (4.72%) Mobile Device Management
7 11 (4.33%) Customer Requirements
8 10 (3.94%) Service Management
9 9 (3.54%) Application Packaging
9 9 (3.54%) Server Building
9 9 (3.54%) Time Management
10 8 (3.15%) Compatibility Testing
10 8 (3.15%) Release Management
10 8 (3.15%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 56 (22.05%) PowerShell
2 21 (8.27%) SQL
3 16 (6.30%) VBScript
4 8 (3.15%) VB
5 3 (1.18%) Python
6 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.79%) C#
6 2 (0.79%) Java
6 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.39%) C
7 1 (0.39%) C++
7 1 (0.39%) C++/CLI
7 1 (0.39%) Perl
7 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (26.38%) Security Cleared
2 52 (20.47%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.69%) DV Cleared
4 14 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (3.15%) MCSE
7 7 (2.76%) MCP
8 6 (2.36%) Degree
8 6 (2.36%) MCITP
8 6 (2.36%) MCSA
8 6 (2.36%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.36%) PMP
9 4 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.18%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.79%) RHCE
11 2 (0.79%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.39%) CCA
12 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.39%) CISSP
12 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.15%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) GDPR
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 170 (66.93%) Active Directory
2 46 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (14.57%) Hyper-V
4 35 (13.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 29 (11.42%) XenApp
6 26 (10.24%) XenDesktop
7 20 (7.87%) vSphere
8 19 (7.48%) Firmware
9 16 (6.30%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (3.94%) Docker
11 9 (3.54%) vCloud
11 9 (3.54%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (3.15%) BitLocker
12 8 (3.15%) VMware ESX
12 8 (3.15%) XenServer
13 2 (0.79%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.79%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.79%) UAG
13 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 42 (16.54%) SCOM
2 25 (9.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (5.12%) WSUS
4 12 (4.72%) Puppet
5 8 (3.15%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (3.15%) vRealize
6 7 (2.76%) AirWatch
6 7 (2.76%) EdgeSight
6 7 (2.76%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (2.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (2.36%) BladeLogic
8 5 (1.97%) AppDNA
9 4 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.18%) Sysprep
11 2 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 148 (58.27%) Microsoft
2 70 (27.56%) VMware
3 48 (18.90%) Citrix
4 21 (8.27%) HP
5 12 (4.72%) Dell
6 11 (4.33%) AppSense
6 11 (4.33%) Red Hat
6 11 (4.33%) Symantec
7 10 (3.94%) Oracle
8 9 (3.54%) Altiris
8 9 (3.54%) Intel Security
9 8 (3.15%) Cisco
9 8 (3.15%) Wyse
10 7 (2.76%) CA
11 6 (2.36%) NetApp
11 6 (2.36%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.97%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.97%) Remedy
13 4 (1.57%) EMC
13 4 (1.57%) Veritas
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