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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 105 94 95
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing SCCM 178 203 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.02% 2.15% 2.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.23% 19.90% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 124 121
Median daily rate £330 £384 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +18.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £152 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 11
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +4.22%
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
1033 1020 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.72% 10.81% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 571 421
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 38 31
Median hourly rate £35.50 £24.00 £17.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.91% +39.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+70.73% +7.89%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +21 77 £344 +1.17% 2
Surrey +23 46 £313 -21.87% 9
Berkshire -25 27 £456 +9.41% 7
West Sussex -23 14 £325 +10.16% 2
Oxfordshire -1 6 £363 +141.66% 3
Kent -4 2 £165 -64.89%
Middlesex -5 2 £494 +96.51%
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £190 -57.30% 1
East Sussex +2 1 £150 -53.84%
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 256 (74.85%) Windows
2 218 (63.74%) Microsoft
3 191 (55.85%) Active Directory
4 118 (34.50%) Windows 7
5 106 (30.99%) VMware
6 102 (29.82%) Windows Server
7 97 (28.36%) Security Cleared
8 90 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 88 (25.73%) PowerShell
9 88 (25.73%) SCOM
10 80 (23.39%) ITIL
11 78 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 75 (21.93%) Citrix
13 71 (20.76%) MS Excel
13 71 (20.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 68 (19.88%) SC Cleared
15 57 (16.67%) Windows 10
15 57 (16.67%) SQL
16 55 (16.08%) Office 365
17 53 (15.50%) DNS
18 52 (15.20%) MS Office
19 48 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
20 45 (13.16%) DHCP
20 45 (13.16%) Hyper-V
21 44 (12.87%) MS Exchange
22 43 (12.57%) VBScript
23 40 (11.70%) HP
24 39 (11.40%) Configuration Management
25 36 (10.53%) XenApp
26 35 (10.23%) Linux

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 44 (12.87%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.43%) SharePoint
3 19 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (4.97%) IIS
5 13 (3.80%) Skype for Business
6 12 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.63%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.46%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.29%) JBoss
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 71 (20.76%) MS Excel
2 52 (15.20%) MS Office
3 4 (1.17%) MS Project
4 2 (0.58%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 55 (16.08%) Office 365
2 25 (7.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (3.51%) IaaS
5 11 (3.22%) PaaS
6 9 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.88%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.88%) SaaS
9 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 53 (15.50%) DNS
2 45 (13.16%) DHCP
3 31 (9.06%) TCP/IP
4 29 (8.48%) LAN
5 26 (7.60%) WAN
6 24 (7.02%) Firewall
7 17 (4.97%) SAN
8 15 (4.39%) VPN
9 14 (4.09%) SNMP
10 12 (3.51%) Internet
11 9 (2.63%) SSL
12 6 (1.75%) LDAP
13 5 (1.46%) Intranet
13 5 (1.46%) MPLS
13 5 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (1.46%) VoIP
14 4 (1.17%) ATM
14 4 (1.17%) Unified Communications
14 4 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.09%) Azure SQL Database
2 14 (4.09%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.58%) MySQL
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.29%) DB2
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.29%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Git (software)
1 10 (2.92%) Jenkins
1 10 (2.92%) JIRA
1 10 (2.92%) MSI
2 9 (2.63%) Ant
2 9 (2.63%) Hudson
2 9 (2.63%) Maven
2 9 (2.63%) Subversion
3 5 (1.46%) StarTeam
4 3 (0.88%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.88%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.58%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.29%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.29%) ClearQuest
General
1 28 (8.19%) Finance
2 9 (2.63%) Back Office
2 9 (2.63%) Banking
3 7 (2.05%) Retail
4 6 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.46%) Military
6 4 (1.17%) Advertising
7 3 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.88%) Law
8 2 (0.58%) Electronics
8 2 (0.58%) German Language
8 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (12.28%) Support Engineer
2 37 (10.82%) Architect
3 36 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
4 33 (9.65%) Analyst
5 32 (9.36%) Desktop Support
6 30 (8.77%) Integration Engineer
7 28 (8.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 28 (8.19%) SCCM Engineer
8 27 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
9 23 (6.73%) Consultant
10 21 (6.14%) Deployment Engineer
11 18 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 18 (5.26%) Support Analyst
12 17 (4.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 17 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (4.68%) Technical Architect
14 15 (4.39%) Windows Deployment Engineer
15 14 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
15 14 (4.09%) Azure DevOps
16 13 (3.80%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.92%) .NET
2 4 (1.17%) DCOM
2 4 (1.17%) ODBC
3 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.29%) Middleware
3 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.19%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (5.85%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 16 (4.68%) Clustering
5 12 (3.51%) CMDB
6 10 (2.92%) Device Driver
7 9 (2.63%) BYOD
7 9 (2.63%) PKI
8 7 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.05%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.05%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.75%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.17%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.17%) iSeries
10 4 (1.17%) NHS
10 4 (1.17%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.17%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.88%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 256 (74.85%) Windows
2 118 (34.50%) Windows 7
3 102 (29.82%) Windows Server
4 90 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (20.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 35 (10.23%) Linux
8 27 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (5.26%) VMS
9 18 (5.26%) Windows XP
10 14 (4.09%) Unix
11 12 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (3.51%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.75%) AIX
12 6 (1.75%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.46%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.58%) Android
14 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (23.39%) ITIL
2 39 (11.40%) Configuration Management
3 33 (9.65%) Service Management
4 27 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 24 (7.02%) Change Management
6 22 (6.43%) Migration
7 18 (5.26%) Application Packaging
8 16 (4.68%) DevOps
8 16 (4.68%) Virtual Environments
9 15 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (4.09%) Service Delivery
10 14 (4.09%) Software Deployment
11 13 (3.80%) Patch Management
12 12 (3.51%) Use Case
13 11 (3.22%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (3.22%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (3.22%) ITIL V3
13 11 (3.22%) Project Management
13 11 (3.22%) Software Engineering
14 10 (2.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (25.73%) PowerShell
2 57 (16.67%) SQL
3 43 (12.57%) VBScript
4 18 (5.26%) VB
5 12 (3.51%) Python
5 12 (3.51%) Ruby
6 7 (2.05%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.75%) C
7 6 (1.75%) Perl
8 4 (1.17%) Java
9 3 (0.88%) C#
10 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.29%) PHP
10 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 97 (28.36%) Security Cleared
2 68 (19.88%) SC Cleared
3 48 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (10.23%) MCSE
5 23 (6.73%) DV Cleared
6 19 (5.56%) MCP
7 15 (4.39%) MCDST
8 11 (3.22%) Degree
9 9 (2.63%) MCITP
9 9 (2.63%) MCSA
10 7 (2.05%) MCTS
11 5 (1.46%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.17%) CISSP
12 4 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.17%) SANS
12 4 (1.17%) SSCP
13 3 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.58%) PMP
14 2 (0.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.22%) SLA
2 6 (1.75%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.17%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 191 (55.85%) Active Directory
2 78 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 36 (10.53%) XenApp
5 25 (7.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 24 (7.02%) XenDesktop
7 14 (4.09%) BitLocker
7 14 (4.09%) Docker
7 14 (4.09%) vSphere
8 10 (2.92%) XenServer
9 9 (2.63%) Firmware
9 9 (2.63%) VMware ESX
10 7 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.75%) Terminal Server
11 6 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.58%) NFS
13 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 88 (25.73%) SCOM
2 28 (8.19%) WSUS
3 17 (4.97%) SCOrch
4 16 (4.68%) SCVMM
4 16 (4.68%) Tivoli
5 15 (4.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 15 (4.39%) SCSM
6 14 (4.09%) Puppet
7 12 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 12 (3.51%) SCDPM
8 10 (2.92%) Ansible
9 9 (2.63%) Backup Exec
9 9 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (1.46%) AirWatch
12 5 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (1.46%) Simpana
Vendors
1 218 (63.74%) Microsoft
2 106 (30.99%) VMware
3 75 (21.93%) Citrix
4 40 (11.70%) HP
5 33 (9.65%) Cisco
5 33 (9.65%) Oracle
6 21 (6.14%) IBM
7 16 (4.68%) Dell
8 15 (4.39%) Splunk
9 14 (4.09%) CA
9 14 (4.09%) Symantec
10 13 (3.80%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.80%) Serena
11 12 (3.51%) Remedy
12 10 (2.92%) AppSense
12 10 (2.92%) Intel Security
13 9 (2.63%) EMC
14 8 (2.34%) Apple
15 7 (2.05%) F5
16 6 (1.75%) Qualys
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