The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 153 150 123
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Contract jobs citing SCCM 924 872 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.66% 1.56% 1.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.68% 19.06% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 486 536
Median daily rate £350 £310 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £308 £298
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 99 60
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.08 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.45 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £31.65 £29.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -14.81%

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5541 4575 4364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.97% 8.20% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3503 2778 2504
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 199 159
Median hourly rate £22.25 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.90% -19.26%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SCCM
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SCCM
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 823 £350 +12.90% 120
London -22 279 £375 +15.38% 42
South East -29 179 £378 +7.85% 26
North West +44 117 £400 +25.00% 6
Scotland +15 75 £344 +33.59% 5
Hampshire +13 74 £425 +27.53% 6
South West +16 68 £325 +18.18% 8
Cheshire +29 54 £430 +54.95% 1
North East +6 54 £265 -21.48% 2
East of England +6 53 £300 +53.84% 8
Tyne and Wear +7 50 £265 -21.48% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 49 £265 -21.48% 1
City of London +15 41 £415 +27.69% 13
Surrey +13 41 £375 +7.14% 5
Manchester +11 41 £313 -2.34% 4
Warrington +20 39 £425 -
West Midlands -19 31 £300 -12.40% 5
Bristol +19 30 £325 +18.18% 3
Yorkshire 0 28 £306 +2.08% 16
Edinburgh -2 28 £375 +22.95% 1
Basingstoke +10 27 £438 +59.09% 3
Berkshire -32 27 £438 +4.91% 6
Erskine -19 22 £360 -6.31%
Renfrewshire -20 22 £360 -6.31%
Cambridgeshire +12 18 £400 +107.79% 2
Cambridge +8 17 £425 +80.85%
West Sussex -42 17 £300 -18.91% 2
Birmingham +7 16 £300 -25.00% 3
Hertfordshire +12 15 £425 +21.42% 3
Reading -30 14 £450 +7.91% 2

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SCCM.

1 1242 (77.92%) Windows
2 909 (57.03%) Active Directory
3 827 (51.88%) Microsoft
4 546 (34.25%) VMware
5 542 (34.00%) Windows Server
6 466 (29.23%) Windows 7
7 436 (27.35%) Citrix
8 407 (25.53%) ITIL
9 378 (23.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 375 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 366 (22.96%) PowerShell
12 342 (21.46%) SCOM
13 333 (20.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 289 (18.13%) Security Cleared
15 271 (17.00%) MS Exchange
16 252 (15.81%) Finance
17 247 (15.50%) MS Office
18 241 (15.12%) MS Excel
19 240 (15.06%) XenApp
20 229 (14.37%) DNS
21 217 (13.61%) SQL
22 215 (13.49%) Microsoft App-V
23 209 (13.11%) SC Cleared
24 207 (12.99%) Migration
25 192 (12.05%) Hyper-V
26 185 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
27 178 (11.17%) HP
28 177 (11.10%) DHCP
29 175 (10.98%) Windows 10
30 171 (10.73%) Office 365

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 271 (17.00%) MS Exchange
2 130 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 125 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 124 (7.78%) Skype for Business
5 62 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 62 (3.89%) IIS
6 45 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 39 (2.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 38 (2.38%) OpenStack
9 32 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (1.07%) IBM Notes
11 14 (0.88%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (0.69%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.63%) Confluence
14 8 (0.50%) Apache
15 7 (0.44%) JBoss
16 6 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
16 6 (0.38%) WebLogic
17 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 247 (15.50%) MS Office
2 241 (15.12%) MS Excel
3 22 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.25%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.063%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 16 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.44%) RMDS
2 7 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.31%) assyst
4 3 (0.19%) Eikon
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.063%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.063%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 171 (10.73%) Office 365
2 130 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 37 (2.32%) IaaS
6 30 (1.88%) PaaS
7 26 (1.63%) SaaS
8 12 (0.75%) Mimecast
9 11 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.31%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.25%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.13%) HP Helion
13 1 (0.063%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 229 (14.37%) DNS
2 177 (11.10%) DHCP
3 126 (7.90%) SAN
4 119 (7.47%) Firewall
5 100 (6.27%) LAN
6 86 (5.40%) WAN
7 80 (5.02%) TCP/IP
8 59 (3.70%) Skype
9 49 (3.07%) NetScaler
9 49 (3.07%) Remote Desktop
10 48 (3.01%) VPN
11 44 (2.76%) Internet
12 39 (2.45%) SSL
13 34 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
14 25 (1.57%) SNMP
14 25 (1.57%) VoIP
15 23 (1.44%) Wireless
16 22 (1.38%) VLAN
17 19 (1.19%) NAS
17 19 (1.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
3 29 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 18 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
6 17 (1.07%) Oracle Database
7 11 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 11 (0.69%) MySQL
8 9 (0.56%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (0.50%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.44%) Big Data
10 7 (0.44%) Ingres
10 7 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
10 7 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.31%) DB2
Development Applications
1 54 (3.39%) MSI
2 36 (2.26%) JIRA
3 35 (2.20%) Jenkins
4 32 (2.01%) Git (software)
5 23 (1.44%) Subversion
6 22 (1.38%) Ant
6 22 (1.38%) Hudson
6 22 (1.38%) Maven
7 16 (1.00%) InstallShield
8 8 (0.50%) AdminStudio
9 6 (0.38%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.31%) WinDbg
11 4 (0.25%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.25%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.25%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.25%) Wise Package Studio
12 2 (0.13%) StarTeam
General
1 252 (15.81%) Finance
2 62 (3.89%) Banking
3 29 (1.82%) Legal
3 29 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 21 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 20 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.19%) Retail
7 18 (1.13%) Law
8 17 (1.07%) Back Office
9 16 (1.00%) Marketing
10 14 (0.88%) Local Government
11 13 (0.82%) Advertising
12 10 (0.63%) Electronics
12 10 (0.63%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.56%) German Language
14 8 (0.50%) French Language
14 8 (0.50%) Publishing
15 6 (0.38%) Games
15 6 (0.38%) Military
16 5 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 227 (14.24%) Analyst
2 167 (10.48%) Support Engineer
3 158 (9.91%) Desktop Support
4 139 (8.72%) Desktop Engineer
5 129 (8.09%) Architect
6 126 (7.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 112 (7.03%) Consultant
7 112 (7.03%) Windows Engineer
8 103 (6.46%) SCCM Engineer
9 89 (5.58%) Support Analyst
10 85 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 79 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
12 71 (4.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 70 (4.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 68 (4.27%) Administrator
15 59 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
16 50 (3.14%) Service Analyst
17 47 (2.95%) Desktop Support Analyst
18 44 (2.76%) IT Support
19 42 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (1.69%) .NET
1 27 (1.69%) Middleware
2 24 (1.51%) XML
3 16 (1.00%) Regular Expression
4 11 (0.69%) RESTful
5 9 (0.56%) .NET Framework
6 7 (0.44%) HTML
6 7 (0.44%) Web Services
7 6 (0.38%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.38%) ELK Stack
7 6 (0.38%) jQuery
7 6 (0.38%) REST
8 5 (0.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (0.25%) DCOM
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.19%) SAML
10 3 (0.19%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.13%) LAMP
11 2 (0.13%) WPF
12 1 (0.063%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 117 (7.34%) Data Centre
2 67 (4.20%) Blackberry
3 60 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
4 53 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (3.26%) Clustering
5 52 (3.26%) Fat Client
5 52 (3.26%) Thin Client
6 40 (2.51%) Computer Science
7 34 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 34 (2.13%) PKI
8 29 (1.82%) Hedge funds
9 27 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
10 22 (1.38%) CMDB
11 20 (1.25%) NHS
12 19 (1.19%) User Experience
13 18 (1.13%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
14 17 (1.07%) iPhone
15 15 (0.94%) Driving Licence
16 14 (0.88%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1242 (77.92%) Windows
2 542 (34.00%) Windows Server
3 466 (29.23%) Windows 7
4 378 (23.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 375 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 175 (10.98%) Windows 10
7 167 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 162 (10.16%) Linux
9 125 (7.84%) Windows 8
10 97 (6.09%) Windows XP
11 60 (3.76%) Unix
12 48 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 32 (2.01%) Apple iOS
13 32 (2.01%) VMS
14 18 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
15 17 (1.07%) Mac OS
16 16 (1.00%) Android
16 16 (1.00%) Mac OS X
17 13 (0.82%) Solaris
17 13 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (25.53%) ITIL
2 207 (12.99%) Migration
3 105 (6.59%) Service Management
4 99 (6.21%) Configuration Management
5 91 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (5.27%) Software Deployment
7 81 (5.08%) Project Management
8 78 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 76 (4.77%) Problem Management
10 70 (4.39%) Service Delivery
11 62 (3.89%) DevOps
12 61 (3.83%) Software Delivery
13 60 (3.76%) Change Management
14 56 (3.51%) Application Packaging
15 49 (3.07%) ITSM
16 48 (3.01%) Software Engineering
17 45 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
18 40 (2.51%) Test Automation
19 39 (2.45%) Asset Management
20 37 (2.32%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 366 (22.96%) PowerShell
2 217 (13.61%) SQL
3 91 (5.71%) VBScript
4 58 (3.64%) Ruby
5 53 (3.32%) Python
5 53 (3.32%) VB
6 35 (2.20%) Java
7 32 (2.01%) C#
7 32 (2.01%) JavaScript
8 20 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 19 (1.19%) PHP
10 17 (1.07%) C
11 10 (0.63%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.50%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.44%) Perl
14 5 (0.31%) Jython
14 5 (0.31%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.31%) VBA
15 1 (0.063%) R
15 1 (0.063%) XAML
Qualifications
1 289 (18.13%) Security Cleared
2 209 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 185 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 90 (5.65%) MCSE
5 74 (4.64%) MCP
6 53 (3.32%) MCSA
7 50 (3.14%) Degree
8 48 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
9 38 (2.38%) DV Cleared
10 28 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (1.57%) MCDST
12 23 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 22 (1.38%) MCITP
14 21 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
15 20 (1.25%) CCNA
16 18 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 15 (0.94%) MCTS
18 13 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 12 (0.75%) CISSP
20 8 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.33%) SLA
2 32 (2.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.19%) QA
5 11 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.44%) COBIT
7 5 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.19%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.063%) JSP 440
System Software
1 909 (57.03%) Active Directory
2 333 (20.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 240 (15.06%) XenApp
4 215 (13.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 192 (12.05%) Hyper-V
6 163 (10.23%) XenDesktop
7 108 (6.78%) vSphere
8 70 (4.39%) VMware ESX
9 46 (2.89%) XenServer
10 37 (2.32%) BitLocker
11 28 (1.76%) Docker
12 26 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (0.82%) Terminal Server
13 13 (0.82%) Terminal Services
14 12 (0.75%) DFS Replication
14 12 (0.75%) Firmware
14 12 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 11 (0.69%) Xen
16 9 (0.56%) vCloud
16 9 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 342 (21.46%) SCOM
2 93 (5.83%) WSUS
3 87 (5.46%) Puppet
4 58 (3.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 52 (3.26%) SCVMM
6 50 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
7 42 (2.63%) SCOrch
8 40 (2.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 33 (2.07%) Ansible
10 28 (1.76%) Windows Intune
11 25 (1.57%) Backup Exec
12 21 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 20 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
14 19 (1.19%) Nagios
15 17 (1.07%) SCSM
15 17 (1.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 17 (1.07%) Tivoli
16 16 (1.00%) HP SiteScope
17 14 (0.88%) CFEngine
18 13 (0.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 827 (51.88%) Microsoft
2 546 (34.25%) VMware
3 436 (27.35%) Citrix
4 178 (11.17%) HP
5 122 (7.65%) Cisco
6 103 (6.46%) AppSense
7 78 (4.89%) Dell
8 76 (4.77%) Symantec
9 62 (3.89%) Red Hat
10 54 (3.39%) Oracle
11 47 (2.95%) IBM
12 46 (2.89%) Splunk
13 43 (2.70%) NetApp
13 43 (2.70%) Remedy
14 38 (2.38%) EMC
15 37 (2.32%) Intel Security
16 36 (2.26%) CheckPoint
17 35 (2.20%) Apple
18 34 (2.13%) CA
19 32 (2.01%) Altiris
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Reed Technology
Rate: £470 - £530 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £17 - £18 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £17.45 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Rate: £17 - £22 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Latcom Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Connectus
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago