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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 88 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 62 35 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.84% 1.53% 1.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.41% 30.17% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 37
Average daily rate
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£405 £345 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% +23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £317 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.49% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.08 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.42 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £26.82 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +6.75%
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
244 116 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.25% 5.07% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 59 116
Average daily rate £400 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £490 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £312
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 14
Average hourly rate £20.06 £19.30 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +22.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £34.50 £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +7 30 £450 +24.13% 1
Gloucestershire -20 11 £438 +68.26% 5
Bristol -11 6 £275 -20.28% 9
Somerset -10 4 £350 -12.50% 9
Dorset - 3 £183 - 4
Devon -18 1 - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 83 (82.18%) Windows
2 61 (60.40%) Security Cleared
3 55 (54.46%) Windows 7
4 51 (50.50%) Microsoft
5 42 (41.58%) Active Directory
6 33 (32.67%) ITIL
7 32 (31.68%) SC Cleared
8 30 (29.70%) MS Excel
9 27 (26.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 27 (26.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (24.75%) Telecoms
11 24 (23.76%) Citrix
12 23 (22.77%) MS Exchange
12 23 (22.77%) VMware
13 21 (20.79%) MSI
14 20 (19.80%) DV Cleared
15 19 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (16.83%) Windows XP
16 17 (16.83%) MS Office
17 16 (15.84%) SCOM
17 16 (15.84%) PowerShell
18 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (13.86%) Symantec
19 14 (13.86%) HP
19 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
20 13 (12.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
20 13 (12.87%) DNS
20 13 (12.87%) VMware ESX
21 12 (11.88%) Compatibility Testing
21 12 (11.88%) JSP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 23 (22.77%) MS Exchange
2 19 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (8.91%) Lync
5 8 (7.92%) SharePoint
5 8 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 30 (29.70%) MS Excel
2 17 (16.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) DNS
2 11 (10.89%) DHCP
3 7 (6.93%) Internet
4 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.95%) Firewall
5 4 (3.96%) Nortel Meridian
6 3 (2.97%) VPN
6 3 (2.97%) LAN
7 2 (1.98%) 3G
7 2 (1.98%) Network Security
7 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.99%) Wireless
8 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.99%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.99%) SMS
8 1 (0.99%) WAN
8 1 (0.99%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.99%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (20.79%) MSI
2 6 (5.94%) ClearCase
3 5 (4.95%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.99%) InstallShield
General
1 25 (24.75%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.91%) Finance
3 5 (4.95%) Military
4 2 (1.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (14.85%) Applications Packager
2 14 (13.86%) Administrator
3 9 (8.91%) Consultant
3 9 (8.91%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (7.92%) Desktop Support
5 6 (5.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 6 (5.94%) Deployment Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Designer
6 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Designer
6 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.95%) Analyst
6 5 (4.95%) Architect
6 5 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Support Technician
6 5 (4.95%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.88%) JSP
2 7 (6.93%) Application Packaging
3 6 (5.94%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.94%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.97%) iPhone
3 3 (2.97%) iPad
3 3 (2.97%) PDA
3 3 (2.97%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.97%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.99%) CMDB
5 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 83 (82.18%) Windows
2 55 (54.46%) Windows 7
3 27 (26.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (16.83%) Windows XP
5 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.67%) ITIL
2 12 (11.88%) Compatibility Testing
2 12 (11.88%) ITIL V3
2 12 (11.88%) Software Distribution
3 9 (8.91%) Service Management
4 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.94%) Configuration Management
5 6 (5.94%) Unit Testing
5 6 (5.94%) Security Architecture
6 5 (4.95%) Data Protection
6 5 (4.95%) Migration
6 5 (4.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (4.95%) CAD
7 4 (3.96%) System Testing
8 3 (2.97%) Time Management
8 3 (2.97%) Information Assurance
8 3 (2.97%) Business Analysis
8 3 (2.97%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.97%) Test Scripting
9 2 (1.98%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.84%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.96%) VBScript
3 2 (1.98%) SQL
4 1 (0.99%) VB
4 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (60.40%) Security Cleared
2 32 (31.68%) SC Cleared
3 20 (19.80%) DV Cleared
4 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.93%) MCSE
6 6 (5.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.98%) MCP
7 2 (1.98%) Degree
8 1 (0.99%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) SLA
2 5 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 42 (41.58%) Active Directory
2 27 (26.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (12.87%) VMware ESX
4 7 (6.93%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.94%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (2.97%) MetaFrame
7 3 (2.97%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.97%) XenApp
8 2 (1.98%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.99%) vSphere
9 1 (0.99%) UAG
9 1 (0.99%) vCloud
9 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (15.84%) SCOM
2 13 (12.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (6.93%) HP SIM
3 7 (6.93%) AppDNA
3 7 (6.93%) NetBackup
3 7 (6.93%) WSUS
4 5 (4.95%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (4.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (2.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.98%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.98%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 51 (50.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.76%) Citrix
3 23 (22.77%) VMware
4 14 (13.86%) Symantec
4 14 (13.86%) HP
5 11 (10.89%) McAfee
6 10 (9.90%) Altiris
7 9 (8.91%) Sophos
8 6 (5.94%) Remedy
9 5 (4.95%) Lumension
10 4 (3.96%) Nortel
11 3 (2.97%) Cisco
11 3 (2.97%) Dell
11 3 (2.97%) Avaya
12 2 (1.98%) AppSense
13 1 (0.99%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.99%) Apple
13 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
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