The first table below looks at the demand for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 23 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 Suffolk 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 32 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing SCCM 11 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.06% 0.67% 5.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.75% 20.00% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
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£175 - £259
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 - £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £194 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.76% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +2.19%
Systems Management Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
53 5 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.56% 3.36% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 0 17
Average daily rate £378 - £260
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 - £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
SCCM
East of England

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
Ipswich - 5 £175 -
SCCM
East of England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) VMware
8 2 (10.00%) Clustering
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) MCSE
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (10.00%) MCITP
8 2 (10.00%) WSUS
8 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (5.00%) Kaspersky
9 1 (5.00%) Service Management
9 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
9 1 (5.00%) NHS
9 1 (5.00%) HP
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (5.00%) CCNA
9 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
9 1 (5.00%) MS Office
9 1 (5.00%) vSphere
9 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
8 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (5.00%) Administrator
8 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
8 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
8 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Kaspersky
3 1 (5.00%) HP