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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 29 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.04% 1.11% 1.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.33% 25.00% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£115 £263 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.19% -34.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £317 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.52% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.97% +3.79%
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
30 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.31% 4.44% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 18
Average daily rate £380 £350 £282
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -48.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) WSUS
7 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.67%) CCNA
8 1 (6.67%) MCP
8 1 (6.67%) MCSE
8 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (6.67%) HP
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
8 1 (6.67%) Clustering
8 1 (6.67%) Service Management
8 1 (6.67%) Migration
8 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 1 (6.67%) MCITP
8 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
8 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support
6 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
1 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP