The first table below looks at the demand for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Yorkshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 26 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing SCCM 13 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.56% 7.87% 3.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.66% 62.22% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 7
Average daily rate £269 £360 £277
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.34% +29.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £312 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £404 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 £14.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Systems Management Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
47 45 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.88% 12.64% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 13
Average daily rate £338 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £227 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £403 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £27.00 £18.38 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.93% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
SCCM
Yorkshire

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the South Yorkshire region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the South Yorkshire region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -5 6 £228 -9.90%
Doncaster - 3 £400 - 1
Rotherham - - - -
SCCM
Yorkshire

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) SCOM
4 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (37.50%) MCSE
5 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (25.00%) Application Packaging
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Citrix
9 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 2 (12.50%) 3G
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 2 (12.50%) vSphere
10 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (6.25%) Fat Client

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) 3G
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (37.50%) MCSE
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) HP