The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 59 40 65
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +25
Contract jobs citing SCCM 30 49 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.31% 3.89% 1.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.61% 32.03% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 43 11
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £76.00 £18.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+322.22% -41.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £18.00 £17.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.20 £18.00 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £20.13 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.01%
SCCM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Systems Management Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
98 153 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 7.53% 12.13% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 103 34
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 17
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.00 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SCCM
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
Woking +1 7 - -
Staines 0 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £275 -
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
SCCM
South East

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 48 (92.31%) Windows
2 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
3 26 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 17 (32.69%) Hyper-V
6 16 (30.77%) VMware
7 15 (28.85%) MS Exchange
7 15 (28.85%) SAN
8 14 (26.92%) SCOM
9 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 12 (23.08%) Citrix
11 11 (21.15%) HP
11 11 (21.15%) SQL
11 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (19.23%) XenDesktop
12 10 (19.23%) F5
13 9 (17.31%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (17.31%) SolarWinds
13 9 (17.31%) Forefront TMG
13 9 (17.31%) UAG
13 9 (17.31%) MS Office
13 9 (17.31%) ISA Server
13 9 (17.31%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (15.38%) Load Balancing
14 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (15.38%) MCSE
14 8 (15.38%) LAN
14 8 (15.38%) WAN
14 8 (15.38%) DNS

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 15 (28.85%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.77%) Lync
5 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) SAN
2 8 (15.38%) LAN
2 8 (15.38%) WAN
2 8 (15.38%) DNS
3 7 (13.46%) DHCP
4 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.77%) NAS
6 2 (3.85%) VoIP
6 2 (3.85%) VPN
6 2 (3.85%) Internet
7 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.92%) VLAN
7 1 (1.92%) Firewall
7 1 (1.92%) Wireless
7 1 (1.92%) Intranet
7 1 (1.92%) Telnet
7 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MSI
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Architect
2 8 (15.38%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Technical Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Deployment Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Services Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) SCCM Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.85%) ODBC
3 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.92%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 4 (7.69%) EPoS
1 4 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.85%) PKI
2 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.92%) AS400
3 1 (1.92%) PMI
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 48 (92.31%) Windows
2 26 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.46%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.92%) UNIX
7 1 (1.92%) Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 6 (11.54%) Project Management
3 6 (11.54%) Migration
4 4 (7.69%) ITIL
4 4 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.77%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.85%) Software Distribution
6 2 (3.85%) Budget Control
6 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.92%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.92%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.92%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) VBScript
4 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (15.38%) MCSE
2 5 (9.62%) MCP
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.92%) MCDST
5 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
2 17 (32.69%) Hyper-V
3 10 (19.23%) XenDesktop
4 9 (17.31%) Forefront TMG
4 9 (17.31%) UAG
4 9 (17.31%) ISA Server
4 9 (17.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (11.54%) XenApp
7 2 (3.85%) DFS Replication
7 2 (3.85%) vSphere
8 1 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) SCOM
2 5 (9.62%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.69%) WSUS
4 3 (5.77%) SCVMM
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.77%) VMware
3 12 (23.08%) Citrix
4 11 (21.15%) HP
5 10 (19.23%) F5
6 9 (17.31%) SolarWinds
7 4 (7.69%) Oracle
7 4 (7.69%) McAfee
7 4 (7.69%) Dell
7 4 (7.69%) CommVault
7 4 (7.69%) AppSense
8 3 (5.77%) Apple
8 3 (5.77%) Cisco
9 2 (3.85%) IBM
9 2 (3.85%) NetApp
9 2 (3.85%) Avaya
10 1 (1.92%) Toshiba
10 1 (1.92%) BMC
10 1 (1.92%) Lotus
10 1 (1.92%) Symantec