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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 84 99 68
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -31
Contract jobs citing SCCM 60 46 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.02% 1.45% 2.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.40% 20.26% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 26 27
Average daily rate £290 £275 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.81 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -29.75%
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
219 227 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.39% 7.16% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 138 95
Average daily rate £370 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.06% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +21.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £33.30 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -3.71%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 20 £450 +125.00% 1
Bristol +7 12 £245 -19.67% 5
Gloucestershire +9 10 £290 -17.14% 2
Devon -3 8 £188 -64.28%
Dorset +8 7 £155 -61.84% 3
Somerset -5 2 £450 +80.00%
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 76 (82.61%) Windows
2 55 (59.78%) Microsoft
3 53 (57.61%) Active Directory
4 32 (34.78%) Windows 7
5 30 (32.61%) Windows Server
5 30 (32.61%) VMware
6 23 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 18 (19.57%) MS Office
8 17 (18.48%) Citrix
8 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (18.48%) Hyper-V
8 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 15 (16.30%) MS Exchange
10 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (15.22%) SC Cleared
11 14 (15.22%) Windows 8
11 14 (15.22%) Finance
12 13 (14.13%) ITIL
12 13 (14.13%) SQL
13 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
13 12 (13.04%) WSUS
14 11 (11.96%) SCOM
14 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
14 11 (11.96%) Windows XP
15 10 (10.87%) XenApp
15 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (9.78%) vSphere
16 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
16 9 (9.78%) DNS

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 15 (16.30%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.61%) Skype for Business
5 5 (5.43%) IIS
6 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (19.57%) MS Office
2 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.35%) Office 365
3 2 (2.17%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) DNS
2 5 (5.43%) SAN
2 5 (5.43%) VoIP
3 4 (4.35%) DHCP
3 4 (4.35%) Firewall
3 4 (4.35%) Internet
3 4 (4.35%) LAN
3 4 (4.35%) NAS
3 4 (4.35%) VPN
4 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.17%) DSL
5 2 (2.17%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.17%) WebEx
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.09%) NX-OS
6 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.09%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.09%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.09%) MSI
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Back Office
3 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (17.39%) Analyst
1 16 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 14 (15.22%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (9.78%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Desktop Support
6 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.61%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.61%) Applications Packager
6 7 (7.61%) Architect
7 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) .NET
2 3 (3.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 4 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 4 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Device Driver
3 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) NHS
4 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Statistics
5 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 76 (82.61%) Windows
2 32 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 30 (32.61%) Windows Server
4 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (15.22%) Windows 8
6 11 (11.96%) Windows XP
7 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.52%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.17%) Unix
10 1 (1.09%) Linux
10 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.13%) ITIL
2 6 (6.52%) ITSM
2 6 (6.52%) Service Management
3 5 (5.43%) Patch Management
3 5 (5.43%) Software Deployment
4 4 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 4 (4.35%) Migration
4 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.26%) Capacity Management
5 3 (3.26%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.17%) Change Control
6 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.17%) Test Scripting
6 2 (2.17%) V-Model
6 2 (2.17%) Workflow
7 1 (1.09%) Document Management
7 1 (1.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.13%) SQL
2 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.35%) VB
4 3 (3.26%) C#
4 3 (3.26%) Java
5 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.61%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.17%) ISEB
6 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.17%) MCDST
6 2 (2.17%) MCP
7 1 (1.09%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.09%) Degree
7 1 (1.09%) MCITP
7 1 (1.09%) MCSE
7 1 (1.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (57.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.48%) Hyper-V
3 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (10.87%) XenApp
5 9 (9.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (9.78%) vSphere
6 7 (7.61%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.35%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.26%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.09%) Firmware
9 1 (1.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (13.04%) WSUS
2 11 (11.96%) SCOM
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.17%) DameWare
4 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.09%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 55 (59.78%) Microsoft
2 30 (32.61%) VMware
3 17 (18.48%) Citrix
4 6 (6.52%) Cisco
5 5 (5.43%) Remedy
6 4 (4.35%) Adobe
6 4 (4.35%) AppSense
6 4 (4.35%) CA
6 4 (4.35%) HP
6 4 (4.35%) Polycom
6 4 (4.35%) Wyse
7 3 (3.26%) 3PAR
7 3 (3.26%) Apple
7 3 (3.26%) BMC
7 3 (3.26%) NetApp
8 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.17%) Dell
8 2 (2.17%) Symantec
9 1 (1.09%) IBM
9 1 (1.09%) Lotus
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