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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 71 104 87
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -17
Contract jobs citing SCCM 66 44 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.28% 1.34% 2.02%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.74% 18.80% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 28
Median daily rate £325 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £158 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £581 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £23.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +70.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -17.14%
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
278 234 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.62% 7.13% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 130 156
Median daily rate £378 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +34.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Bristol +9 25 £325 +42.85% 1
Wiltshire +1 13 £325 -40.90% 2
Gloucestershire +10 12 £338 +3.84% 1
Somerset +19 11 £245 -27.40%
Devon +10 2 £205 -
Dorset -2 2 - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 West region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 127 (90.07%) Windows
2 82 (58.16%) Active Directory
3 64 (45.39%) Windows 7
4 61 (43.26%) Microsoft
5 51 (36.17%) VMware
6 42 (29.79%) PowerShell
7 39 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
8 37 (26.24%) Windows Server
9 36 (25.53%) Windows 10
10 35 (24.82%) Security Cleared
11 33 (23.40%) SQL
12 31 (21.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (18.44%) MS Office
13 26 (18.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (17.73%) Migration
14 25 (17.73%) Office 365
15 23 (16.31%) SQL Server
16 22 (15.60%) ITIL
17 21 (14.89%) MS Excel
17 21 (14.89%) MS Exchange
17 21 (14.89%) SCOM
18 20 (14.18%) Linux
18 20 (14.18%) Citrix
19 19 (13.48%) Microsoft App-V
19 19 (13.48%) WAN
19 19 (13.48%) LAN
19 19 (13.48%) SharePoint
20 17 (12.06%) Finance
20 17 (12.06%) XenApp
21 16 (11.35%) Hyper-V

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 21 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 19 (13.48%) SharePoint
3 13 (9.22%) Skype for Business
4 11 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.55%) Mule
6 2 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (18.44%) MS Office
2 21 (14.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.73%) Office 365
2 13 (9.22%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.42%) IaaS
4 2 (1.42%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.71%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.71%) PaaS
5 1 (0.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.48%) LAN
1 19 (13.48%) WAN
2 16 (11.35%) DHCP
2 16 (11.35%) DNS
2 16 (11.35%) SAN
3 12 (8.51%) Remote Desktop
4 10 (7.09%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.38%) VPN
6 6 (4.26%) Firewall
6 6 (4.26%) Wireless
7 5 (3.55%) Internet
7 5 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.84%) VLAN
8 4 (2.84%) VoIP
9 3 (2.13%) Skype
10 2 (1.42%) Network Security
11 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.71%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.51%) Ingres
2 12 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.26%) MySQL
5 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (7.09%) MSI
2 6 (4.26%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.71%) AdminStudio
General
1 17 (12.06%) Finance
2 5 (3.55%) Military
3 4 (2.84%) Law
4 3 (2.13%) Back Office
4 3 (2.13%) Banking
5 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Local Government
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (18.44%) Architect
2 20 (14.18%) Analyst
2 20 (14.18%) Support Engineer
3 15 (10.64%) Consultant
3 15 (10.64%) Desktop Support
4 14 (9.93%) Administrator
5 13 (9.22%) Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (8.51%) DBA
6 12 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (7.80%) SQL DBA
7 11 (7.80%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (7.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 9 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (5.67%) Technical Architect
11 7 (4.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) VMware Engineer
12 6 (4.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) Clustering
2 12 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.67%) Fat Client
3 8 (5.67%) Thin Client
4 7 (4.96%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.96%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.96%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.42%) PKI
7 2 (1.42%) User Experience
8 1 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 127 (90.07%) Windows
2 64 (45.39%) Windows 7
3 37 (26.24%) Windows Server
4 36 (25.53%) Windows 10
5 31 (21.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (18.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (14.18%) Linux
8 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (8.51%) Unix
10 8 (5.67%) Windows 8
11 7 (4.96%) Windows XP
12 6 (4.26%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.71%) Android
14 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.73%) Migration
2 22 (15.60%) ITIL
3 13 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (8.51%) SQL Optimisation
5 11 (7.80%) Server Patching
5 11 (7.80%) Software Deployment
6 9 (6.38%) Application Packaging
7 8 (5.67%) Knowledge Management
7 8 (5.67%) Service Management
8 7 (4.96%) Application Virtualisation
8 7 (4.96%) Data Management
8 7 (4.96%) Release Management
9 6 (4.26%) DevOps
9 6 (4.26%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.55%) Network Design
10 5 (3.55%) Time Management
11 4 (2.84%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (2.84%) ITIL V3
11 4 (2.84%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.84%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.79%) PowerShell
2 33 (23.40%) SQL
3 13 (9.22%) Shell Script
4 10 (7.09%) VBScript
5 7 (4.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (24.82%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.35%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.38%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.96%) CISSP
5 7 (4.96%) MCSE
6 5 (3.55%) CCNA
6 5 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.55%) MCP
7 4 (2.84%) CCNP
7 4 (2.84%) MCDST
8 2 (1.42%) CCDA
8 2 (1.42%) Degree
8 2 (1.42%) ISEB
8 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (58.16%) Active Directory
2 39 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (12.06%) XenApp
5 16 (11.35%) Hyper-V
6 15 (10.64%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (10.64%) vSphere
7 12 (8.51%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.55%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (3.55%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.42%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.42%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.71%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (14.89%) SCOM
2 12 (8.51%) Failover Clustering
3 11 (7.80%) WSUS
4 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (4.26%) Ansible
5 6 (4.26%) Puppet
5 6 (4.26%) ZABBIX
6 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.13%) SCSM
8 2 (1.42%) Netcool
8 2 (1.42%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.42%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.42%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.42%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.71%) DameWare
9 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 61 (43.26%) Microsoft
2 51 (36.17%) VMware
3 20 (14.18%) Citrix
4 12 (8.51%) Cisco
5 9 (6.38%) AppSense
6 8 (5.67%) HP
7 6 (4.26%) Google
8 5 (3.55%) Intel Security
8 5 (3.55%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.84%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.84%) Dell
9 4 (2.84%) Wyse
10 3 (2.13%) EMC
10 3 (2.13%) Polycom
10 3 (2.13%) Remedy
10 3 (2.13%) SAP
11 2 (1.42%) Apple
11 2 (1.42%) Juniper
11 2 (1.42%) Nokia
11 2 (1.42%) Symantec
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