The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 38 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.78% 1.22% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.32% 20.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£340 £220 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £152 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £288 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +11.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Systems Management Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
53 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.73% 6.08% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 16
Average daily rate £385 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.25 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (42.86%) SCOM
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) VBScript
5 5 (35.71%) SAN
5 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
5 5 (35.71%) vSphere
6 4 (28.57%) 3PAR
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) VCP4
6 4 (28.57%) XenApp
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
6 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 4 (28.57%) MCSE
6 4 (28.57%) FCoE
6 4 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
6 4 (28.57%) vMotion

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
1 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (28.57%) FCoE
2 4 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) NAS
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MSI
2 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) VBScript
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) VCP4
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) vSphere
4 4 (28.57%) XenApp
5 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCOM
2 4 (28.57%) vMotion
3 2 (14.29%) ARCserve
4 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) 3PAR
4 2 (14.29%) Mitel
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Lumension
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Veeam