The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 37 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SCCM 11 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.61% 1.94% 1.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.21% 16.33% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
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£550 £268 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.60% -23.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £194 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.83 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.16 £15.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -25.30%
SCCM
Wiltshire

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

Systems Management Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
39 49 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 9.26% 11.89% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 13
Average daily rate £413 £350 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -33.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £20.06 £18.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £20.06 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
4 13 (61.90%) Windows XP
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 7 (33.33%) VBScript
6 7 (33.33%) VB
6 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 7 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (33.33%) McAfee
6 7 (33.33%) Release Management
6 7 (33.33%) SCOM
6 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (33.33%) VMware
7 6 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) SCOrch
8 5 (23.81%) SCSM
9 4 (19.05%) User Experience
9 4 (19.05%) MS Office
9 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
9 4 (19.05%) DHCP
9 4 (19.05%) DNS
9 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (19.05%) DFS Replication

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (19.05%) Lync
1 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Customer Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Support
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows XP
2 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Release Management
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
4 3 (14.29%) WFM
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 7 (33.33%) VBScript
2 7 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCITP
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (19.05%) DFS Replication
3 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (33.33%) SCOM
2 5 (23.81%) SCOrch
2 5 (23.81%) SCSM
3 4 (19.05%) SCVMM
3 4 (19.05%) WSUS
4 2 (9.52%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) McAfee
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Remedy