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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 84 117 90
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -27
Contract jobs citing SCCM 56 35 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.00% 1.06% 1.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.21% 15.91% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 28
Median daily rate £300 £325 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -15.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £185 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £594 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £13.73 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.01% -21.55%
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
264 220 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.43% 6.63% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 114 157
Median daily rate £366 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +34.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £19.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.50 £50.00 £100.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +6 20 £275 +10.00% 1
Somerset +31 13 £250 - 1
Wiltshire +3 10 £320 -39.04% 1
Gloucestershire +2 8 £325 +4.00% 1
Dorset +6 2 - - 1
Devon +4 2 - - 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 120 (89.55%) Windows
2 87 (64.93%) Active Directory
3 63 (47.01%) Windows 7
4 59 (44.03%) Microsoft
5 52 (38.81%) VMware
6 39 (29.10%) Windows 10
7 38 (28.36%) Windows Server
7 38 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (25.37%) Security Cleared
9 33 (24.63%) PowerShell
10 31 (23.13%) Office 365
11 29 (21.64%) MS Office
12 27 (20.15%) SQL
13 26 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (18.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (17.91%) ITIL
16 23 (17.16%) MS Exchange
17 22 (16.42%) MS Excel
18 21 (15.67%) Migration
19 20 (14.93%) SCOM
20 19 (14.18%) SharePoint
21 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
22 16 (11.94%) WAN
22 16 (11.94%) LAN
22 16 (11.94%) DNS
23 15 (11.19%) DHCP
23 15 (11.19%) Linux
23 15 (11.19%) Citrix
23 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
23 15 (11.19%) SC Cleared

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 23 (17.16%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.18%) SharePoint
3 14 (10.45%) Skype for Business
4 12 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.73%) Mule
6 2 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (21.64%) MS Office
2 22 (16.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (23.13%) Office 365
2 13 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.49%) IaaS
4 2 (1.49%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.75%) PaaS
5 1 (0.75%) SaaS
5 1 (0.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.94%) DNS
1 16 (11.94%) LAN
1 16 (11.94%) WAN
2 15 (11.19%) DHCP
3 10 (7.46%) Remote Desktop
3 10 (7.46%) SAN
4 9 (6.72%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.72%) VPN
5 6 (4.48%) Firewall
5 6 (4.48%) Internet
5 6 (4.48%) Wireless
6 5 (3.73%) VoIP
6 5 (3.73%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.99%) Skype
8 3 (2.24%) VLAN
9 2 (1.49%) Network Security
10 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.75%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.75%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.48%) Ingres
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.99%) MySQL
4 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (8.21%) MSI
2 6 (4.48%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.75%) AdminStudio
General
1 13 (9.70%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Military
3 3 (2.24%) Back Office
3 3 (2.24%) Banking
3 3 (2.24%) Law
4 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Local Government
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (17.91%) Architect
2 23 (17.16%) Support Engineer
3 21 (15.67%) Analyst
4 16 (11.94%) Desktop Support
5 14 (10.45%) Windows Engineer
6 13 (9.70%) Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (8.96%) Desktop Engineer
8 11 (8.21%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (7.46%) Administrator
9 10 (7.46%) Consultant
9 10 (7.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (6.72%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (5.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (5.97%) Support Analyst
12 7 (5.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 7 (5.22%) Desktop Analyst
12 7 (5.22%) Technical Architect
12 7 (5.22%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.75%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.75%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.97%) Blackberry
1 8 (5.97%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.22%) Clustering
2 7 (5.22%) Smartphone
3 5 (3.73%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.73%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.73%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.24%) User Experience
4 3 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.49%) PKI
6 1 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 120 (89.55%) Windows
2 63 (47.01%) Windows 7
3 39 (29.10%) Windows 10
4 38 (28.36%) Windows Server
5 26 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (18.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (11.19%) Linux
7 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.97%) Windows 8
9 7 (5.22%) Mac OS X
10 6 (4.48%) Unix
10 6 (4.48%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.49%) Android
11 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.91%) ITIL
2 21 (15.67%) Migration
3 11 (8.21%) Software Deployment
4 9 (6.72%) Service Management
5 8 (5.97%) Application Packaging
5 8 (5.97%) Application Virtualisation
5 8 (5.97%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.22%) Incident Management
6 7 (5.22%) Release Management
7 6 (4.48%) DevOps
7 6 (4.48%) Server Patching
7 6 (4.48%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.48%) SQL Optimisation
8 5 (3.73%) ITIL V3
8 5 (3.73%) Time Management
9 4 (2.99%) Data Management
9 4 (2.99%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (2.99%) Network Design
9 4 (2.99%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.63%) PowerShell
2 27 (20.15%) SQL
3 9 (6.72%) VBScript
4 7 (5.22%) VB
5 6 (4.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (25.37%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.19%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.46%) DV Cleared
5 7 (5.22%) CISSP
5 7 (5.22%) MCSE
6 5 (3.73%) CCNA
6 5 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.73%) MCP
7 4 (2.99%) CCNP
7 4 (2.99%) MCDST
8 3 (2.24%) Degree
9 2 (1.49%) CCDA
9 2 (1.49%) ISEB
9 2 (1.49%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.49%) MCITP
10 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (64.93%) Active Directory
2 38 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.19%) Hyper-V
3 15 (11.19%) vSphere
4 13 (9.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (9.70%) XenApp
5 9 (6.72%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (5.97%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.73%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (3.73%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.49%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.49%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.49%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (14.93%) SCOM
2 12 (8.96%) WSUS
3 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (4.48%) Ansible
4 6 (4.48%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (4.48%) Puppet
5 4 (2.99%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (2.99%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.49%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.49%) Netcool
6 2 (1.49%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.49%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.49%) SCSM
6 2 (1.49%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.49%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.75%) DameWare
7 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 59 (44.03%) Microsoft
2 52 (38.81%) VMware
3 15 (11.19%) Citrix
4 13 (9.70%) Cisco
5 6 (4.48%) Google
5 6 (4.48%) HP
6 5 (3.73%) Intel Security
6 5 (3.73%) Palo Alto
7 4 (2.99%) AppSense
7 4 (2.99%) Wyse
8 3 (2.24%) Apple
8 3 (2.24%) Dell
8 3 (2.24%) EMC
8 3 (2.24%) Polycom
8 3 (2.24%) Remedy
8 3 (2.24%) SAP
8 3 (2.24%) Symantec
9 2 (1.49%) BMC
9 2 (1.49%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.49%) Juniper
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