The first table below looks at the demand for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 16 April 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 West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 85 93 100
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing SCCM 57 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.70% 1.42% 1.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.40% 25.37% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 5 28
Average daily rate £360 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £368 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -45.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
208 134 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.19% 5.61% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 58 144
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 12
Average hourly rate £21.50 £10.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -62.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £9.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £10.00 £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
SCCM
England

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the South West region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the South West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the South West region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +22 22 £380 -5.00%
Wiltshire -9 9 £225 - 2
Somerset -22 9 £215 +34.37% 5
Bristol -16 6 £375 +17.18% 9
Devon - 3 £425 -
Dorset -7 1 - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 103 (91.15%) Windows
2 56 (49.56%) Microsoft
3 55 (48.67%) Active Directory
4 50 (44.25%) Security Cleared
5 46 (40.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (40.71%) Windows 7
6 41 (36.28%) VMware
7 33 (29.20%) SC Cleared
8 28 (24.78%) Citrix
8 28 (24.78%) Windows XP
9 27 (23.89%) Migration
10 24 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (19.47%) WSUS
11 22 (19.47%) MS Excel
11 22 (19.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (18.58%) DHCP
13 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
13 19 (16.81%) Telecoms
13 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (15.93%) SCOM
14 18 (15.93%) SQL
15 17 (15.04%) MS Office
15 17 (15.04%) MS Exchange
16 16 (14.16%) DNS
16 16 (14.16%) ITIL
17 15 (13.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 15 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (12.39%) DV Cleared
18 14 (12.39%) XenApp
18 14 (12.39%) HP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 17 (15.04%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.08%) Lync
5 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.42%) IIS
7 4 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.88%) Drupal
10 1 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.88%) Site Server
Applications
1 22 (19.47%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) assyst
2 2 (1.77%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.58%) DHCP
2 16 (14.16%) DNS
3 9 (7.96%) Firewall
4 8 (7.08%) Internet
4 8 (7.08%) SMS
5 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.54%) Nortel Meridian
5 4 (3.54%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.65%) FTP
6 3 (2.65%) VoIP
6 3 (2.65%) SAN
7 2 (1.77%) LAN
7 2 (1.77%) NAS
7 2 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.77%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.88%) VPN
8 1 (0.88%) WAN
8 1 (0.88%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) MSI
General
1 19 (16.81%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.08%) Finance
3 3 (2.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Publishing
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (11.50%) Server Engineer
2 12 (10.62%) Desktop Engineer
2 12 (10.62%) Technical Specialist
2 12 (10.62%) Analyst
2 12 (10.62%) SCCM Specialist
3 11 (9.73%) Desktop Support
3 11 (9.73%) Consultant
4 9 (7.96%) Windows Server Engineer
5 7 (6.19%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) SCCM Consultant
7 5 (4.42%) Architect
8 4 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.54%) Administrator
8 4 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.54%) Wintel Consultant
9 3 (2.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (2.65%) Desktop Technician
9 3 (2.65%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.85%) Application Packaging
2 6 (5.31%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (5.31%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.42%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.42%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.77%) Clustering
4 2 (1.77%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.77%) CMDB
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 103 (91.15%) Windows
2 46 (40.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 46 (40.71%) Windows 7
3 28 (24.78%) Windows XP
4 22 (19.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.77%) Linux
6 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.89%) Migration
2 16 (14.16%) ITIL
3 7 (6.19%) Service Management
3 7 (6.19%) Project Management
4 6 (5.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (5.31%) ITIL V3
4 6 (5.31%) Software Distribution
5 4 (3.54%) ITSM
5 4 (3.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (3.54%) Integration Testing
6 3 (2.65%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (2.65%) Kanban
6 3 (2.65%) Time Management
6 3 (2.65%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.65%) Scrum
6 3 (2.65%) Data Management
6 3 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.77%) Information Security
7 2 (1.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.93%) SQL
2 8 (7.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.77%) C
4 1 (0.88%) Java
4 1 (0.88%) VBScript
4 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (44.25%) Security Cleared
2 33 (29.20%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.39%) DV Cleared
4 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.42%) MCSE
6 3 (2.65%) MCITP
6 3 (2.65%) MCSA
6 3 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.77%) CCNA
7 2 (1.77%) MCP
7 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.77%) MCDST
7 2 (1.77%) Degree
8 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) SLA
2 6 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.77%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.77%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 55 (48.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.39%) XenApp
4 10 (8.85%) Hyper-V
5 9 (7.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.19%) VMware ESX
7 5 (4.42%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.54%) XenServer
9 3 (2.65%) vCloud
9 3 (2.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.77%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.77%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (19.47%) WSUS
2 18 (15.93%) SCOM
3 15 (13.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (5.31%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (4.42%) HP SIM
6 4 (3.54%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.65%) AppDNA
7 3 (2.65%) SCSM
7 3 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.65%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.77%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.77%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 56 (49.56%) Microsoft
2 41 (36.28%) VMware
3 28 (24.78%) Citrix
4 14 (12.39%) HP
5 9 (7.96%) AppSense
5 9 (7.96%) Symantec
6 6 (5.31%) Cisco
6 6 (5.31%) Altiris
7 4 (3.54%) Nortel
7 4 (3.54%) McAfee
8 3 (2.65%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.77%) Sophos
9 2 (1.77%) IBM
9 2 (1.77%) Capita
9 2 (1.77%) Veeam
9 2 (1.77%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.88%) Lumension
10 1 (0.88%) Bomgar
10 1 (0.88%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.88%) Remedy
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