The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 23 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing SCCM 8 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.90% 3.85% 2.01%
As % of the Systems Management category 40.00% 22.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Average daily rate
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£170 £200 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £307
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +77.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £18.68 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.93% +6.74%
SCCM
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Systems Management Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
20 50 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 9.76% 17.48% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 5
Average daily rate £250 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +69.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £19.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £19.50 £12.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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 28 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 7 £170 -24.44%
SCCM
East of England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) FCoE
5 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (16.67%) Sophos
5 2 (16.67%) MCITP
5 2 (16.67%) VLAN
5 2 (16.67%) WSUS
5 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
5 2 (16.67%) SCOM
5 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Clustering
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) CCA
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) FCoE
1 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (16.67%) VLAN
1 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
1 2 (16.67%) CCA
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Sophos
3 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds