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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England / South West
Rank 95 87 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing SCCM 37 56 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 1.87% 2.01%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.11% 27.59% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 29
Median daily rate £325 £300 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £490 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £297 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £20.25 £17.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -27.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.35% -6.06%

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
184 203 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.15% 6.78% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 141 129
Median daily rate £375 £370 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £26.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.25 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +2.38%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +12 18 £315 -4.54% 4
Wiltshire -14 10 £345 -21.14%
Devon +10 3 £175 -6.66%
Gloucestershire -3 3 £278 -4.31%
Somerset - 1 £325 -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 78 (88.64%) Windows
2 52 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 44 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 41 (46.59%) Microsoft
5 30 (34.09%) MS Office
5 30 (34.09%) VMware
6 25 (28.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 25 (28.41%) Windows 10
7 24 (27.27%) Citrix
8 22 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (23.86%) PowerShell
9 21 (23.86%) Office 365
9 21 (23.86%) Windows Server
10 18 (20.45%) AppSense
11 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
11 17 (19.32%) XenApp
12 16 (18.18%) Fat Client
12 16 (18.18%) Thin Client
13 15 (17.05%) Finance
13 15 (17.05%) Application Packaging
14 14 (15.91%) Incident Management
15 13 (14.77%) Migration
15 13 (14.77%) XenDesktop
15 13 (14.77%) DNS
16 12 (13.64%) Wyse
16 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
16 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (13.64%) Application Virtualisation
17 11 (12.50%) Skype for Business
17 11 (12.50%) VMware ESX

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 11 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (34.09%) MS Office
2 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.86%) Office 365
2 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.27%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (1.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) DNS
2 9 (10.23%) DHCP
3 8 (9.09%) VPN
4 6 (6.82%) LAN
4 6 (6.82%) WAN
5 4 (4.55%) Firewall
5 4 (4.55%) SAN
6 3 (3.41%) Internet
6 3 (3.41%) Skype
6 3 (3.41%) VoIP
7 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.14%) SNMP
8 1 (1.14%) VLAN
8 1 (1.14%) WebEx
8 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) Ingres
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MSI
2 4 (4.55%) InstallShield
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Back Office
3 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Analyst
2 12 (13.64%) Consultant
3 11 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 11 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Administrator
5 8 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (9.09%) Citrix Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) SCCM Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) SCCM Administrator
7 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 5 (5.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.68%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) Web Services
2 3 (3.41%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 16 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 8 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.68%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.68%) Smartphone
5 4 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.55%) Clustering
5 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.55%) PKI
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 78 (88.64%) Windows
2 44 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 25 (28.41%) Windows 10
4 21 (23.86%) Windows Server
5 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.95%) Linux
8 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.82%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.55%) Unix
10 3 (3.41%) Android
10 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.14%) CentOS
11 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.05%) Application Packaging
2 14 (15.91%) Incident Management
3 13 (14.77%) Migration
4 12 (13.64%) Application Virtualisation
5 10 (11.36%) Software Deployment
6 8 (9.09%) ITIL
7 7 (7.95%) Release Management
8 5 (5.68%) Time Management
9 4 (4.55%) Data Encryption
9 4 (4.55%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.55%) SQL Optimisation
10 3 (3.41%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.41%) Server Patching
11 2 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.27%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.27%) Service Management
12 1 (1.14%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.14%) Software Distribution
12 1 (1.14%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.86%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.50%) SQL
3 8 (9.09%) VBScript
4 7 (7.95%) VB
5 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) MCITP
5 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.14%) CCNA
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.14%) Degree
5 1 (1.14%) MCSE
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 52 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 25 (28.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 22 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (19.32%) XenApp
5 13 (14.77%) XenDesktop
6 11 (12.50%) VMware ESX
7 8 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (7.95%) BitLocker
9 4 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (3.41%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (5.68%) WSUS
3 4 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.14%) DameWare
4 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.14%) Nagios
4 1 (1.14%) SCOM
4 1 (1.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 41 (46.59%) Microsoft
2 30 (34.09%) VMware
3 24 (27.27%) Citrix
4 18 (20.45%) AppSense
5 12 (13.64%) Wyse
6 8 (9.09%) Cisco
6 8 (9.09%) Dell
6 8 (9.09%) Symantec
7 5 (5.68%) CA
8 4 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.55%) HP
8 4 (4.55%) Polycom
9 2 (2.27%) IBM
9 2 (2.27%) Mitel
9 2 (2.27%) Nokia
9 2 (2.27%) Samsung
9 2 (2.27%) SAP
9 2 (2.27%) Xerox
10 1 (1.14%) Avaya
10 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
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