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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 102 78 76
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 46 65 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.36% 2.01% 1.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.83% 23.90% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 12
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£325 £356 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £198 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £315 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £12.45 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £17.35 £27.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.45 £17.25 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-16.23% -14.28%
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
232 272 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.84% 8.42% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 151 62
Average daily rate £420 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.06 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.62% +21.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £13.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £173.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -0.45%

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 1 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 September 2015. 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
Bristol +8 17 £205 -33.06% 5
Wiltshire -24 14 £550 +22.22% 5
Gloucestershire -5 6 £313 -47.47% 1
Somerset +1 4 £338 +3.84%
Dorset 0 2 £375 +316.66%
Devon - 2 - - 2
Cornwall 0 1 - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 78 (81.25%) Windows
2 52 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 47 (48.96%) Windows 7
4 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
5 38 (39.58%) VMware
6 25 (26.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (26.04%) Windows XP
7 23 (23.96%) Security Cleared
8 19 (19.79%) Lync
9 18 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 17 (17.71%) Citrix
10 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (14.58%) SQL
11 14 (14.58%) SCOM
12 13 (13.54%) WSUS
12 13 (13.54%) Migration
12 13 (13.54%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (13.54%) ITIL
13 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (12.50%) DNS
13 12 (12.50%) Hyper-V
14 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
14 11 (11.46%) DV Cleared
15 10 (10.42%) MS Office
15 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
16 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
16 9 (9.38%) VBScript
16 9 (9.38%) DHCP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 19 (19.79%) Lync
2 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.21%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.08%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.42%) MS Office
3 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) DNS
2 9 (9.38%) DHCP
3 4 (4.17%) VPN
3 4 (4.17%) LAN
3 4 (4.17%) SAN
3 4 (4.17%) WAN
4 3 (3.13%) VoIP
5 2 (2.08%) Intranet
6 1 (1.04%) Firewall
6 1 (1.04%) NAS
6 1 (1.04%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MSI
1 4 (4.17%) InstallShield
1 4 (4.17%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (13.54%) Consultant
2 11 (11.46%) Analyst
3 10 (10.42%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) SCCM Consultant
5 7 (7.29%) Deployment Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) Applications Packager
6 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.21%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) SCCM Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Build Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Wintel Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (3.13%) Customer Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Clustering
2 8 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.25%) User Experience
3 6 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.13%) NHS
4 3 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.08%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 78 (81.25%) Windows
2 47 (48.96%) Windows 7
3 25 (26.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (26.04%) Windows XP
4 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.13%) Linux
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) ITIL
1 13 (13.54%) Migration
2 7 (7.29%) Release Management
3 6 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 6 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.13%) WFM
5 3 (3.13%) Data Migration
5 3 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.08%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (2.08%) TOGAF
6 2 (2.08%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.08%) Project Management
7 1 (1.04%) Service Management
7 1 (1.04%) Quality Management
7 1 (1.04%) Change Management
7 1 (1.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.04%) Validation
7 1 (1.04%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.58%) SQL
2 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.38%) VBScript
4 7 (7.29%) VB
4 7 (7.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (23.96%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.29%) MCSE
3 7 (7.29%) MCSA
4 5 (5.21%) MCITP
5 3 (3.13%) MCTS
6 1 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.04%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) SLA
1 3 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 52 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (6.25%) DFS Replication
6 6 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (4.17%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.17%) XenApp
7 4 (4.17%) vSphere
8 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.13%) BitLocker
8 3 (3.13%) Firmware
9 2 (2.08%) Xen
10 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) SCOM
2 13 (13.54%) WSUS
3 7 (7.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (7.29%) SCOrch
3 7 (7.29%) SCSM
3 7 (7.29%) SCVMM
4 4 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (4.17%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
2 38 (39.58%) VMware
3 17 (17.71%) Citrix
4 9 (9.38%) Cisco
5 7 (7.29%) McAfee
6 5 (5.21%) Symantec
6 5 (5.21%) HP
7 4 (4.17%) AppSense
8 3 (3.13%) Wyse
8 3 (3.13%) Dell
8 3 (3.13%) CA
8 3 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.08%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.04%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.04%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.04%) Lumension
10 1 (1.04%) Remedy
10 1 (1.04%) Adobe