The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 75 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 70 42 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.14% 1.92% 1.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.65% 36.21% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 34
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£400 £318 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% +14.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £259 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £401 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £313 £311
% change year-on-year
+4.80% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.04 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.04% -27.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.21 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £13.87 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £20.38 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-15.33% -9.44%
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
208 116 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.35% 5.29% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 65 123
Average daily rate £425 £321 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.29% -4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £164 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 16
Average hourly rate £23.13 £16.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.15% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £25.50 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 £23.20 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.51% +18.97%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
Wiltshire -2 23 £450 +12.50% 2
Gloucestershire -11 16 £418 +51.81% 2
Somerset -4 15 £288 -28.12% 1
Dorset - 6 £325 - 3
Bristol -15 5 £350 +22.80% 9
Devon -21 2 - - 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 107 (84.25%) Windows
2 69 (54.33%) Windows 7
3 66 (51.97%) Security Cleared
4 63 (49.61%) Microsoft
5 48 (37.80%) Active Directory
6 42 (33.07%) ITIL
7 38 (29.92%) SC Cleared
8 35 (27.56%) MS Exchange
9 33 (25.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (23.62%) Microsoft App-V
11 28 (22.05%) MS Excel
11 28 (22.05%) MSI
12 25 (19.69%) VMware
12 25 (19.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 23 (18.11%) Symantec
13 23 (18.11%) Citrix
13 23 (18.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (16.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 20 (15.75%) DV Cleared
15 20 (15.75%) PowerShell
15 20 (15.75%) Telecoms
16 19 (14.96%) SCOM
17 18 (14.17%) Windows XP
17 18 (14.17%) DNS
18 17 (13.39%) HP
19 16 (12.60%) DHCP
20 15 (11.81%) Windows Server 2012
21 13 (10.24%) VMware ESX
21 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
21 13 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2007

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 35 (27.56%) MS Exchange
2 25 (19.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (9.45%) SharePoint
4 12 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (7.09%) Lync
6 8 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.36%) IIS
8 3 (2.36%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (22.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.17%) DNS
2 16 (12.60%) DHCP
3 7 (5.51%) SMS
4 6 (4.72%) Firewall
4 6 (4.72%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.72%) LAN
5 4 (3.15%) WAN
6 3 (2.36%) VPN
7 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.57%) SAN
7 2 (1.57%) Internet
7 2 (1.57%) 3G
8 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.79%) SNMP
8 1 (0.79%) Wireless
8 1 (0.79%) Network Security
8 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (22.05%) MSI
2 6 (4.72%) ClearCase
2 6 (4.72%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.79%) InstallShield
General
1 20 (15.75%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.45%) Finance
3 5 (3.94%) Publishing
3 5 (3.94%) Military
4 2 (1.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (12.60%) Consultant
2 14 (11.02%) Applications Packager
2 14 (11.02%) Administrator
3 10 (7.87%) Support Engineer
4 9 (7.09%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (7.09%) Analyst
4 9 (7.09%) SCCM Engineer
5 8 (6.30%) Deployment Engineer
6 7 (5.51%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.51%) Rollout Engineer
7 6 (4.72%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) Designer
8 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Designer
8 5 (3.94%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.15%) Architect
9 4 (3.15%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.66%) JSP
2 9 (7.09%) Application Packaging
3 6 (4.72%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.15%) Thin Client
2 4 (3.15%) Clustering
2 4 (3.15%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.36%) iPhone
3 3 (2.36%) iPad
3 3 (2.36%) PDA
3 3 (2.36%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) Handset
5 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 107 (84.25%) Windows
2 69 (54.33%) Windows 7
3 33 (25.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (18.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (14.17%) Windows XP
6 15 (11.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.87%) Windows Vista
8 8 (6.30%) Linux
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.07%) ITIL
2 12 (9.45%) System Testing
3 11 (8.66%) ITIL V3
3 11 (8.66%) Software Distribution
3 11 (8.66%) Compatibility Testing
4 10 (7.87%) Migration
5 9 (7.09%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.51%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.72%) Unit Testing
7 6 (4.72%) Security Architecture
8 5 (3.94%) Data Protection
8 5 (3.94%) Software Deployment
8 5 (3.94%) Service Management
8 5 (3.94%) CAD
8 5 (3.94%) Asset Management
8 5 (3.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (3.15%) Time Management
10 3 (2.36%) Information Assurance
10 3 (2.36%) Test Scripting
10 3 (2.36%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.75%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.66%) SQL
3 7 (5.51%) VBScript
4 3 (2.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (51.97%) Security Cleared
2 38 (29.92%) SC Cleared
3 20 (15.75%) DV Cleared
4 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (7.09%) MCSE
6 6 (4.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.36%) MCP
8 2 (1.57%) Degree
9 1 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) SLA
2 5 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 48 (37.80%) Active Directory
2 30 (23.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (10.24%) VMware ESX
3 13 (10.24%) XenDesktop
4 9 (7.09%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.72%) XenApp
5 6 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (3.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.36%) MetaFrame
7 3 (2.36%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.57%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.57%) XenServer
8 2 (1.57%) vSphere
9 1 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.79%) UAG
9 1 (0.79%) vCloud
9 1 (0.79%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 21 (16.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 19 (14.96%) SCOM
3 12 (9.45%) WSUS
4 8 (6.30%) NetBackup
4 8 (6.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (5.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (5.51%) HP SIM
6 6 (4.72%) AppDNA
7 5 (3.94%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (3.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.57%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.57%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.57%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 63 (49.61%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.69%) VMware
3 23 (18.11%) Symantec
3 23 (18.11%) Citrix
4 17 (13.39%) HP
5 11 (8.66%) McAfee
6 10 (7.87%) Remedy
7 7 (5.51%) Sophos
8 6 (4.72%) Altiris
9 5 (3.94%) Lumension
10 3 (2.36%) Dell
10 3 (2.36%) Cisco
10 3 (2.36%) Avaya
11 2 (1.57%) NetApp
11 2 (1.57%) AppSense
11 2 (1.57%) Oracle
12 1 (0.79%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.79%) Apple
12 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.79%) CA
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