The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 88 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 55 32 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.81% 1.49% 1.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.63% 26.23% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 29
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £143 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £518 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.65% +1.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-24.39% +2.50%
Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
243 122 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.98% 5.68% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 66 107
Average daily rate £390 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Average hourly rate £20.06 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £45.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
SCCM
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 +14 27 £275 -1.78% 2
Somerset -17 8 £300 - 8
Gloucestershire -9 7 £566 -
Bristol -24 6 £250 -16.66% 3
Dorset +4 1 £90 -
Devon - - - - 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 90 (85.71%) Windows
2 57 (54.29%) Security Cleared
3 54 (51.43%) Windows 7
4 50 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 49 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 33 (31.43%) VMware
7 31 (29.52%) SC Cleared
8 29 (27.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (27.62%) MS Excel
9 28 (26.67%) Telecoms
10 25 (23.81%) ITIL
11 22 (20.95%) Citrix
12 21 (20.00%) MS Office
13 20 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
13 20 (19.05%) DV Cleared
14 19 (18.10%) SCOM
14 19 (18.10%) Windows XP
14 19 (18.10%) MS Exchange
15 17 (16.19%) DHCP
16 16 (15.24%) PowerShell
16 16 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (13.33%) MSI
18 14 (13.33%) Migration
19 13 (12.38%) Symantec
19 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2012
20 12 (11.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
20 12 (11.43%) WSUS
20 12 (11.43%) DNS
20 12 (11.43%) HP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (18.10%) MS Exchange
2 16 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (7.62%) Lync
5 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.95%) IIS
9 1 (0.95%) Drupal
9 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (27.62%) MS Excel
2 21 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.19%) DHCP
2 12 (11.43%) DNS
3 8 (7.62%) Internet
4 7 (6.67%) Firewall
5 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.81%) SMS
6 4 (3.81%) Nortel Meridian
7 3 (2.86%) LAN
7 3 (2.86%) 3G
8 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.90%) Network Security
9 1 (0.95%) VoIP
9 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) MSI
2 4 (3.81%) ClearCase
2 4 (3.81%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.95%) InstallShield
General
1 28 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (1.90%) Legal
3 2 (1.90%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (11.43%) Administrator
2 11 (10.48%) Consultant
3 10 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 10 (9.52%) Applications Packager
4 9 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (7.62%) Analyst
5 8 (7.62%) Architect
6 7 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Rollout Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Support Technician
8 5 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) SCCM Consultant
9 4 (3.81%) SCCM Specialist
9 4 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) JSP
2 10 (9.52%) Application Packaging
3 6 (5.71%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (5.71%) Fat Client
2 6 (5.71%) Thin Client
2 6 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.90%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.95%) Clustering
4 1 (0.95%) CMDB
4 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 90 (85.71%) Windows
2 54 (51.43%) Windows 7
3 29 (27.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (18.10%) Windows XP
5 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.81%) ITIL
2 14 (13.33%) Migration
3 11 (10.48%) Compatibility Testing
3 11 (10.48%) ITIL V3
3 11 (10.48%) Software Distribution
4 9 (8.57%) Service Management
5 5 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.81%) ITSM
6 4 (3.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.81%) Project Management
6 4 (3.81%) Unit Testing
6 4 (3.81%) Security Architecture
7 3 (2.86%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (2.86%) High Availability
7 3 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.90%) CAD
8 2 (1.90%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.24%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.76%) SQL
2 5 (4.76%) VBScript
3 1 (0.95%) VB
3 1 (0.95%) VBA
3 1 (0.95%) C
3 1 (0.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 57 (54.29%) Security Cleared
2 31 (29.52%) SC Cleared
3 20 (19.05%) DV Cleared
4 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.71%) MCSE
6 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.86%) MCP
7 2 (1.90%) MCSA
7 2 (1.90%) Degree
7 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.95%) ISEB
8 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.95%) MCITP
8 1 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) SLA
2 5 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 20 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (11.43%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (3.81%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.81%) XenApp
7 3 (2.86%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.86%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.90%) vCloud
9 1 (0.95%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.95%) vSphere
9 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.95%) XenServer
9 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (18.10%) SCOM
2 12 (11.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 12 (11.43%) WSUS
3 8 (7.62%) NetBackup
4 7 (6.67%) HP SIM
5 6 (5.71%) AppDNA
5 6 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.86%) ARCserve
6 3 (2.86%) SCDPM
6 3 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.90%) SCSM
7 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.95%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 49 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 33 (31.43%) VMware
3 22 (20.95%) Citrix
4 13 (12.38%) Symantec
5 12 (11.43%) HP
6 9 (8.57%) Altiris
7 8 (7.62%) Sophos
8 7 (6.67%) McAfee
9 6 (5.71%) Lumension
10 5 (4.76%) Cisco
11 4 (3.81%) AppSense
11 4 (3.81%) Nortel
12 3 (2.86%) Remedy
13 1 (0.95%) Juniper
13 1 (0.95%) Adobe
13 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds
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