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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 87 69 101
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +32
Contract jobs citing SCCM 53 57 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.66% 2.32% 0.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.42% 36.54% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 5
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£280 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £203 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £448 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.23 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% +43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £14.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £29.30 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.98% -26.36%
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
217 156 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.80% 6.36% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 73 109
Average daily rate £420 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.36 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.22% -13.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £14.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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 30 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 2015. 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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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
Devon 0 10 £525 +23.52% 1
Gloucestershire -34 7 £338 +12.50% 5
Wiltshire -20 6 £225 -5.26% 6
Bristol -3 5 £150 -67.39% 13
Dorset -2 4 £450 -10.00% 2
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 96 (82.05%) Windows
2 59 (50.43%) Windows 7
3 55 (47.01%) Microsoft
4 50 (42.74%) Security Cleared
5 43 (36.75%) Active Directory
6 30 (25.64%) ITIL
7 29 (24.79%) SC Cleared
8 27 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 22 (18.80%) MSI
9 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (17.95%) VMware
10 21 (17.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 21 (17.95%) MS Excel
10 21 (17.95%) Citrix
11 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (14.53%) Windows XP
13 15 (12.82%) SQL
13 15 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (11.11%) Symantec
16 12 (10.26%) SharePoint
16 12 (10.26%) WAN
16 12 (10.26%) XenDesktop
17 11 (9.40%) PowerShell
17 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
17 11 (9.40%) DNS
17 11 (9.40%) Finance
18 10 (8.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 10 (8.55%) HP
18 10 (8.55%) DV Cleared

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 27 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.26%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (6.84%) Lync
5 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.56%) Apache
6 3 (2.56%) IIS
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.85%) JBoss
7 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.26%) WAN
2 11 (9.40%) DNS
3 9 (7.69%) DHCP
3 9 (7.69%) LAN
4 7 (5.98%) SMS
5 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.13%) VPN
5 6 (5.13%) Firewall
6 3 (2.56%) IP Telephony
6 3 (2.56%) MPLS
6 3 (2.56%) VoIP
7 2 (1.71%) Internet
7 2 (1.71%) SAN
8 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.85%) Network Security
8 1 (0.85%) Wireless
8 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (18.80%) MSI
2 2 (1.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.71%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.71%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.71%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.85%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (9.40%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Publishing
2 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.56%) Military
4 2 (1.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (17.95%) Consultant
2 15 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.11%) Analyst
4 10 (8.55%) Support Analyst
5 9 (7.69%) Designer
5 9 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) SCCM Consultant
7 7 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Desktop Support
8 6 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Designer
8 6 (5.13%) Rollout Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Build Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Applications Packager
10 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) Wintel Support
10 4 (3.42%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.55%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.71%) Middleware
3 1 (0.85%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.13%) Clustering
3 5 (4.27%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.27%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.27%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.56%) iPad
4 3 (2.56%) PDA
4 3 (2.56%) iPhone
5 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) IBM XIV
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 96 (82.05%) Windows
2 59 (50.43%) Windows 7
3 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (14.53%) Windows XP
6 10 (8.55%) Windows Vista
7 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.13%) Linux
9 4 (3.42%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.71%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.71%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.85%) UNIX
11 1 (0.85%) AIX
11 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.64%) ITIL
2 10 (8.55%) System Testing
3 9 (7.69%) Migration
4 7 (5.98%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.13%) Time Management
6 5 (4.27%) Software Deployment
6 5 (4.27%) SIEM
7 4 (3.42%) Service Management
7 4 (3.42%) Identity Management
7 4 (3.42%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.56%) Information Assurance
8 3 (2.56%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.56%) Logistics
8 3 (2.56%) Business Analysis
8 3 (2.56%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (2.56%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.56%) CAD
9 2 (1.71%) Unit Testing
9 2 (1.71%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.82%) SQL
2 11 (9.40%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.42%) VBScript
4 2 (1.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (42.74%) Security Cleared
2 29 (24.79%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.55%) DV Cleared
4 8 (6.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.27%) ISSAP
6 5 (4.27%) ISSMP
6 5 (4.27%) CISM
6 5 (4.27%) MCSE
6 5 (4.27%) CISSP
7 3 (2.56%) Degree
8 2 (1.71%) CCNP
8 2 (1.71%) CCNA
8 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.71%) MCP
9 1 (0.85%) CCEE
9 1 (0.85%) MCTS
9 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.85%) CCA
9 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 43 (36.75%) Active Directory
2 21 (17.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (10.26%) XenDesktop
5 9 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.13%) XenApp
7 5 (4.27%) vSphere
8 4 (3.42%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.56%) XenServer
9 3 (2.56%) MetaFrame
9 3 (2.56%) ISA Server
9 3 (2.56%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.71%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.71%) UAG
10 2 (1.71%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (8.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 10 (8.55%) SCOM
1 10 (8.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (5.98%) WSUS
2 7 (5.98%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.71%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.85%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.85%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (47.01%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.95%) VMware
2 21 (17.95%) Citrix
3 13 (11.11%) Symantec
4 10 (8.55%) HP
5 8 (6.84%) Remedy
6 6 (5.13%) Cisco
7 5 (4.27%) McAfee
7 5 (4.27%) Avaya
7 5 (4.27%) NetApp
8 4 (3.42%) AppSense
9 3 (2.56%) Altiris
9 3 (2.56%) Oracle
9 3 (2.56%) Dell
9 3 (2.56%) IBM
10 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.71%) Juniper
10 2 (1.71%) Sophos
11 1 (0.85%) Veeam
11 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
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