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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 139 165 127
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -38
Contract jobs citing SCCM 936 781 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.74% 1.44% 1.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.71% 17.78% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 454 547
Median daily rate £350 £310 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £158 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 89 65
Median hourly rate £18.75 £16.91 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.86% -10.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £35.85 £27.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -13.71%

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
5601 4393 4117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.43% 8.11% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3565 2731 2422
Median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 180 148
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.80% -19.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -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 25 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 25 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 25 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 +16 824 £350 +12.90% 132
London -11 266 £375 +15.38% 47
South East -13 179 £400 +14.28% 28
North West +28 109 £422 +89.66% 9
Scotland +28 88 £303 -2.41% 6
Hampshire +25 78 £445 +32.93% 6
South West +15 73 £325 +14.03% 14
North East +4 71 £270 +4.85% 9
Tyne and Wear +2 67 £271 +5.33% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 66 £271 +5.33% 5
Cheshire +27 51 £435 +93.33% 1
East of England +7 48 £320 +28.00% 5
Manchester 0 44 £325 +51.16% 4
Surrey +12 41 £400 +3.22% 3
Warrington +21 36 £433 -
City of London +27 35 £381 +10.90% 10
Yorkshire -1 33 £306 +0.40% 11
Edinburgh +4 30 £450 +45.24% 3
Berkshire -25 29 £400 -4.07% 10
Basingstoke +6 28 £438 +59.09% 1
Bristol +14 27 £325 +16.07% 6
West Midlands -19 25 £338 +5.46% 1
Renfrewshire -17 24 £310 -19.21%
Erskine -19 24 £310 -19.21%
East Midlands +13 20 £625 +138.09% 8
West Yorkshire -6 19 £363 -13.69% 7
West Sussex -29 17 £300 +1.69% 1
Glasgow +14 15 £300 +42.85% 1
Birmingham +10 15 £344 -14.06% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 14 £450 +80.00% 1

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 1286 (78.08%) Windows
2 949 (57.62%) Active Directory
3 847 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 557 (33.82%) VMware
5 539 (32.73%) Windows Server
6 467 (28.35%) Windows 7
7 454 (27.57%) Citrix
8 422 (25.62%) ITIL
9 393 (23.86%) PowerShell
10 381 (23.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 374 (22.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 345 (20.95%) SCOM
13 334 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 320 (19.43%) Security Cleared
15 284 (17.24%) MS Exchange
16 262 (15.91%) Finance
17 256 (15.54%) DNS
18 247 (15.00%) MS Excel
19 245 (14.88%) XenApp
20 241 (14.63%) MS Office
21 230 (13.96%) SQL
22 228 (13.84%) SC Cleared
23 216 (13.11%) Microsoft App-V
24 207 (12.57%) DHCP
25 203 (12.33%) Migration
26 199 (12.08%) Windows 10
27 197 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
27 197 (11.96%) HP
28 191 (11.60%) Hyper-V
29 190 (11.54%) 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
1 284 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 134 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 126 (7.65%) Skype for Business
4 125 (7.59%) SharePoint
5 65 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 62 (3.76%) IIS
7 51 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 40 (2.43%) OpenStack
9 38 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 33 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (0.97%) IBM Notes
12 15 (0.91%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.79%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (0.61%) Confluence
16 9 (0.55%) Apache
16 9 (0.55%) JBoss
17 7 (0.43%) Mule
17 7 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 247 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 241 (14.63%) MS Office
3 25 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.24%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.061%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 18 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.43%) RMDS
2 7 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.30%) assyst
4 3 (0.18%) Eikon
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.061%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.061%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 190 (11.54%) Office 365
2 142 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 31 (1.88%) IaaS
6 23 (1.40%) PaaS
7 14 (0.85%) SaaS
8 10 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.61%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.36%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.24%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.12%) HP Helion
12 1 (0.061%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.061%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 256 (15.54%) DNS
2 207 (12.57%) DHCP
3 127 (7.71%) Firewall
4 123 (7.47%) SAN
5 114 (6.92%) LAN
6 101 (6.13%) WAN
7 90 (5.46%) TCP/IP
8 63 (3.83%) Skype
9 57 (3.46%) VPN
10 45 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
11 44 (2.67%) Internet
11 44 (2.67%) SSL
12 41 (2.49%) NetScaler
13 37 (2.25%) Wireless
14 36 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
15 34 (2.06%) SNMP
16 26 (1.58%) VoIP
17 22 (1.34%) VLAN
18 20 (1.21%) NAS
18 20 (1.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 42 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
5 27 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 21 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (1.15%) Oracle Database
8 17 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
9 14 (0.85%) MySQL
10 11 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.61%) Ingres
11 10 (0.61%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.55%) NoSQL
12 9 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
12 9 (0.55%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.36%) Big Data
13 6 (0.36%) DB2
14 5 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (3.70%) MSI
2 37 (2.25%) JIRA
3 34 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 31 (1.88%) Git (software)
5 21 (1.28%) Subversion
6 20 (1.21%) Ant
6 20 (1.21%) Hudson
6 20 (1.21%) Maven
7 19 (1.15%) InstallShield
8 11 (0.67%) AdminStudio
9 8 (0.49%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.30%) WinDbg
11 4 (0.24%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.24%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.24%) StarTeam
11 4 (0.24%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.24%) Wise Package Studio
12 1 (0.061%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.061%) ClearQuest
General
1 262 (15.91%) Finance
2 61 (3.70%) Banking
3 30 (1.82%) Legal
4 29 (1.76%) Telecoms
5 22 (1.34%) Back Office
5 22 (1.34%) Manufacturing
5 22 (1.34%) Retail
6 19 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.03%) Local Government
8 16 (0.97%) Marketing
9 15 (0.91%) Law
9 15 (0.91%) Publishing
10 13 (0.79%) Advertising
11 11 (0.67%) French Language
12 10 (0.61%) Electronics
12 10 (0.61%) German Language
13 9 (0.55%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.36%) Military
14 6 (0.36%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 215 (13.05%) Analyst
2 164 (9.96%) Support Engineer
3 154 (9.35%) Desktop Support
4 151 (9.17%) Architect
5 141 (8.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 136 (8.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 119 (7.23%) SCCM Engineer
8 114 (6.92%) Consultant
9 113 (6.86%) Windows Engineer
10 82 (4.98%) Support Analyst
11 77 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
11 77 (4.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 75 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
13 74 (4.49%) Administrator
14 67 (4.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 54 (3.28%) Desktop Analyst
16 51 (3.10%) Service Analyst
17 50 (3.04%) Server Engineer
18 45 (2.73%) Desktop Support Analyst
18 45 (2.73%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (1.76%) .NET
2 28 (1.70%) Middleware
3 24 (1.46%) XML
4 16 (0.97%) Regular Expression
5 12 (0.73%) RESTful
6 9 (0.55%) .NET Framework
7 7 (0.43%) HTML
7 7 (0.43%) REST
7 7 (0.43%) Web Services
8 6 (0.36%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.36%) ELK Stack
8 6 (0.36%) jQuery
8 6 (0.36%) Software Packaging
9 5 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (0.30%) SAML
9 5 (0.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (0.24%) DCOM
11 3 (0.18%) 802.1X
11 3 (0.18%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.18%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 131 (7.95%) Data Centre
2 78 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
3 70 (4.25%) Blackberry
4 62 (3.76%) Clustering
5 61 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (3.34%) Fat Client
6 55 (3.34%) Thin Client
7 50 (3.04%) Computer Science
8 37 (2.25%) PKI
9 31 (1.88%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
11 24 (1.46%) Hedge funds
12 23 (1.40%) Client/Server
12 23 (1.40%) CMDB
13 22 (1.34%) Smartphone
14 16 (0.97%) NHS
15 15 (0.91%) BYOD
15 15 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
16 14 (0.85%) Driving Licence
16 14 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1286 (78.08%) Windows
2 539 (32.73%) Windows Server
3 467 (28.35%) Windows 7
4 381 (23.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 374 (22.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 199 (12.08%) Windows 10
7 178 (10.81%) Linux
8 173 (10.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 119 (7.23%) Windows 8
10 86 (5.22%) Windows XP
11 71 (4.31%) Unix
12 48 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 31 (1.88%) VMS
14 28 (1.70%) Apple iOS
14 28 (1.70%) Mac OS X
15 19 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
16 17 (1.03%) Mac OS
17 16 (0.97%) Solaris
18 14 (0.85%) Windows Vista
19 12 (0.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (25.62%) ITIL
2 203 (12.33%) Migration
3 92 (5.59%) Service Management
4 91 (5.53%) Configuration Management
5 82 (4.98%) Software Delivery
6 80 (4.86%) Project Management
6 80 (4.86%) Software Deployment
7 75 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (4.49%) Problem Management
9 73 (4.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 69 (4.19%) DevOps
11 67 (4.07%) Service Delivery
12 66 (4.01%) Application Packaging
13 58 (3.52%) Change Management
14 49 (2.98%) Software Engineering
15 45 (2.73%) Software Distribution
16 44 (2.67%) ITSM
16 44 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (2.43%) PRINCE2
17 40 (2.43%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 393 (23.86%) PowerShell
2 230 (13.96%) SQL
3 106 (6.44%) VBScript
4 66 (4.01%) VB
5 55 (3.34%) Ruby
6 51 (3.10%) Python
7 37 (2.25%) C#
7 37 (2.25%) Java
8 33 (2.00%) JavaScript
9 23 (1.40%) T-SQL
10 20 (1.21%) C
10 20 (1.21%) PHP
11 14 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.43%) Perl
14 5 (0.30%) Jython
14 5 (0.30%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.30%) VBA
15 1 (0.061%) R
15 1 (0.061%) XAML
Qualifications
1 320 (19.43%) Security Cleared
2 228 (13.84%) SC Cleared
3 197 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 97 (5.89%) MCSE
5 79 (4.80%) MCP
6 62 (3.76%) Degree
7 60 (3.64%) MCSA
8 51 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
9 46 (2.79%) DV Cleared
10 34 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
11 33 (2.00%) MCDST
12 25 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
12 25 (1.52%) CCNA
13 24 (1.46%) MCITP
13 24 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 21 (1.28%) CISSP
15 16 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 15 (0.91%) MCTS
16 15 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 10 (0.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.25%) SLA
2 35 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 19 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.97%) QA
5 13 (0.79%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.49%) COBIT
7 7 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.30%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.24%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 949 (57.62%) Active Directory
2 334 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 245 (14.88%) XenApp
4 216 (13.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 191 (11.60%) Hyper-V
6 156 (9.47%) XenDesktop
7 104 (6.31%) vSphere
8 74 (4.49%) VMware ESX
9 53 (3.22%) XenServer
10 35 (2.13%) BitLocker
11 31 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
12 26 (1.58%) Docker
13 21 (1.28%) Firmware
14 14 (0.85%) Xen
15 13 (0.79%) Terminal Services
16 12 (0.73%) DFS Replication
16 12 (0.73%) Terminal Server
17 11 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 10 (0.61%) VMware Server
19 9 (0.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 345 (20.95%) SCOM
2 108 (6.56%) WSUS
3 94 (5.71%) Puppet
4 70 (4.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 61 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 49 (2.98%) SCVMM
7 43 (2.61%) SCOrch
8 40 (2.43%) Ansible
9 36 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
10 35 (2.13%) Windows Intune
11 30 (1.82%) Backup Exec
12 26 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
13 22 (1.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 22 (1.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 21 (1.28%) Tivoli
15 20 (1.21%) Nagios
16 19 (1.15%) SCSM
17 17 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 16 (0.97%) HP SiteScope
19 15 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 847 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 557 (33.82%) VMware
3 454 (27.57%) Citrix
4 197 (11.96%) HP
5 148 (8.99%) Cisco
6 120 (7.29%) AppSense
7 87 (5.28%) Symantec
8 76 (4.61%) Dell
9 66 (4.01%) Red Hat
10 61 (3.70%) Oracle
11 49 (2.98%) IBM
12 46 (2.79%) Splunk
13 44 (2.67%) NetApp
14 41 (2.49%) Intel Security
15 40 (2.43%) CA
15 40 (2.43%) EMC
16 39 (2.37%) Apple
17 38 (2.31%) CheckPoint
17 38 (2.31%) Remedy
18 37 (2.25%) Altiris
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