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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 109 92 97
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing SCCM 177 203 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.99% 2.12% 1.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.68% 19.21% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 126 100
Median daily rate £313 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £164 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £313 £286
% change year-on-year
- +9.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 11
Median hourly rate £25.75 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.12 £11.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.72 £20.38 £18.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+15.49% +18.33%
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
1061 1057 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.92% 11.06% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 602 402
Median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 24
Median hourly rate £35.50 £24.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.91% +52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.31 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £39.00 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +11.68%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +27 76 £342 +0.58% 1
Surrey +24 48 £288 -22.03% 5
Berkshire -24 26 £343 -17.86% 5
West Sussex -4 8 £300 -27.27%
Buckinghamshire -11 7 £255 -32.00% 3
Oxfordshire -3 6 £250 +72.41% 1
Home Counties - 2 £278 -
East Sussex +1 1 £150 -53.84%
Middlesex -3 1 - -
Kent -9 1 £130 -65.10% 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 259 (74.00%) Windows
2 226 (64.57%) Microsoft
3 200 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 112 (32.00%) Windows 7
5 109 (31.14%) VMware
6 105 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 101 (28.86%) Windows Server
8 91 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 88 (25.14%) SCOM
10 84 (24.00%) PowerShell
11 81 (23.14%) ITIL
12 77 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 76 (21.71%) MS Excel
13 76 (21.71%) Citrix
14 74 (21.14%) SC Cleared
14 74 (21.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 67 (19.14%) Windows 10
16 64 (18.29%) Office 365
17 57 (16.29%) MS Office
18 52 (14.86%) DNS
19 51 (14.57%) SQL
19 51 (14.57%) Microsoft Certification
20 46 (13.14%) MS Exchange
20 46 (13.14%) Hyper-V
21 45 (12.86%) DHCP
22 41 (11.71%) XenApp
23 40 (11.43%) VBScript
23 40 (11.43%) Linux
24 38 (10.86%) MCSE
25 36 (10.29%) HP

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 46 (13.14%) MS Exchange
2 28 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (5.71%) Skype for Business
4 12 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (3.43%) IIS
5 7 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.71%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.29%) JBoss
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 76 (21.71%) MS Excel
2 57 (16.29%) MS Office
3 3 (0.86%) MS Project
4 2 (0.57%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (18.29%) Office 365
2 24 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.43%) IaaS
4 11 (3.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (3.14%) PaaS
5 7 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.86%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.86%) SaaS
8 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 52 (14.86%) DNS
2 45 (12.86%) DHCP
3 31 (8.86%) TCP/IP
4 30 (8.57%) LAN
5 26 (7.43%) WAN
6 21 (6.00%) SAN
7 20 (5.71%) Firewall
8 15 (4.29%) Internet
8 15 (4.29%) VPN
9 14 (4.00%) SNMP
10 9 (2.57%) SSL
11 6 (1.71%) Intranet
11 6 (1.71%) MPLS
11 6 (1.71%) NAS
11 6 (1.71%) VoIP
11 6 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.71%) Wireless
12 4 (1.14%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.29%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.57%) MySQL
9 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.29%) DB2
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 12 (3.43%) MSI
2 7 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.00%) JIRA
3 6 (1.71%) Ant
3 6 (1.71%) Hudson
3 6 (1.71%) Maven
3 6 (1.71%) Subversion
4 3 (0.86%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.86%) StarTeam
4 3 (0.86%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.57%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.29%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.29%) ClearQuest
General
1 26 (7.43%) Finance
2 8 (2.29%) Retail
3 7 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.71%) Banking
5 5 (1.43%) Back Office
5 5 (1.43%) Military
6 4 (1.14%) Law
6 4 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.86%) Advertising
8 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.57%) German Language
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (12.29%) Support Engineer
2 41 (11.71%) Architect
3 37 (10.57%) Analyst
4 35 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 32 (9.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (8.86%) Desktop Support
7 27 (7.71%) Desktop Engineer
7 27 (7.71%) Integration Engineer
7 27 (7.71%) SCCM Engineer
8 25 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
9 21 (6.00%) Consultant
9 21 (6.00%) Support Analyst
10 20 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 19 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
11 19 (5.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 19 (5.43%) Windows Deployment Engineer
12 17 (4.86%) Technical Architect
13 15 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
14 13 (3.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (3.71%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.14%) .NET
1 4 (1.14%) DCOM
1 4 (1.14%) ODBC
2 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.29%) Middleware
3 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.43%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (6.29%) Data Centre
3 17 (4.86%) Client/Server
3 17 (4.86%) Clustering
4 10 (2.86%) BYOD
4 10 (2.86%) Device Driver
5 9 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.57%) PKI
6 8 (2.29%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.71%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.43%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.43%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.43%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.14%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.14%) iSeries
9 4 (1.14%) NHS
9 4 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 259 (74.00%) Windows
2 112 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 101 (28.86%) Windows Server
4 91 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (21.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (19.14%) Windows 10
7 40 (11.43%) Linux
8 31 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (5.71%) Windows XP
10 17 (4.86%) Windows 8
11 15 (4.29%) VMS
12 13 (3.71%) Unix
13 12 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (2.00%) AIX
15 6 (1.71%) Apple iOS
16 4 (1.14%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.86%) Android
18 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X Server
18 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (23.14%) ITIL
2 34 (9.71%) Configuration Management
3 30 (8.57%) Service Management
4 27 (7.71%) Migration
5 18 (5.14%) Problem Management
6 17 (4.86%) Application Packaging
6 17 (4.86%) Change Management
6 17 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (4.57%) Patch Management
7 16 (4.57%) Virtual Environments
8 14 (4.00%) Software Deployment
8 14 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (3.71%) DevOps
9 13 (3.71%) ITIL V3
10 12 (3.43%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (3.14%) Project Management
11 11 (3.14%) Software Engineering
12 10 (2.86%) Software Delivery
13 9 (2.57%) Service Delivery
13 9 (2.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 84 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 51 (14.57%) SQL
3 40 (11.43%) VBScript
4 17 (4.86%) VB
5 9 (2.57%) Python
5 9 (2.57%) Ruby
6 7 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.71%) C
8 4 (1.14%) Java
9 1 (0.29%) C#
9 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.29%) Perl
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
9 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 105 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 74 (21.14%) SC Cleared
3 51 (14.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (10.86%) MCSE
5 28 (8.00%) DV Cleared
6 22 (6.29%) MCP
7 15 (4.29%) MCDST
8 12 (3.43%) Degree
9 8 (2.29%) MCITP
10 7 (2.00%) MCSA
10 7 (2.00%) MCTS
11 6 (1.71%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.14%) CISSP
13 4 (1.14%) SANS
13 4 (1.14%) SSCP
14 3 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.57%) A+ Certification
15 2 (0.57%) PMP
15 2 (0.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.00%) SLA
2 6 (1.71%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.14%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.86%) QA
6 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 200 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 77 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (13.14%) Hyper-V
4 41 (11.71%) XenApp
5 25 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 23 (6.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (5.43%) BitLocker
8 16 (4.57%) vSphere
9 13 (3.71%) Firmware
10 11 (3.14%) Docker
11 8 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (2.00%) VMware ESX
12 7 (2.00%) XenServer
13 6 (1.71%) Terminal Server
13 6 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.57%) NFS
15 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 88 (25.14%) SCOM
2 24 (6.86%) WSUS
3 18 (5.14%) Tivoli
4 16 (4.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 16 (4.57%) SCVMM
5 15 (4.29%) SCSM
6 14 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 12 (3.43%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (3.43%) SCDPM
7 12 (3.43%) SCOrch
8 11 (3.14%) Puppet
9 10 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (2.57%) Backup Exec
11 7 (2.00%) Ansible
12 6 (1.71%) AirWatch
12 6 (1.71%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (1.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (1.43%) Simpana
13 5 (1.43%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 226 (64.57%) Microsoft
2 109 (31.14%) VMware
3 76 (21.71%) Citrix
4 36 (10.29%) HP
5 32 (9.14%) Cisco
6 31 (8.86%) Oracle
7 21 (6.00%) IBM
8 17 (4.86%) Symantec
9 16 (4.57%) CA
10 15 (4.29%) Serena
11 13 (3.71%) Red Hat
11 13 (3.71%) Splunk
12 12 (3.43%) AppSense
12 12 (3.43%) Intel Security
12 12 (3.43%) Remedy
13 11 (3.14%) Apple
13 11 (3.14%) Dell
13 11 (3.14%) EMC
14 8 (2.29%) Lumension
15 7 (2.00%) F5
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