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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 156 157 133
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Contract jobs citing SCCM 901 859 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.67% 1.47% 1.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.18% 16.97% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 530 547
Median daily rate £325 £320 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 66 73
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £36.25 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -14.70%

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
5936 5061 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.97% 8.67% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3814 3099 2755
Median daily rate £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £235
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 124 164 159
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.41% +11.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.43 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.32 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+31.31% +7.96%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +5 830 £325 - 106
London +33 301 £400 +23.07% 47
South East -17 160 £313 -11.97% 16
East of England +5 72 £263 -22.22% 4
South West +28 70 £325 - 4
Yorkshire 0 53 £290 +16.00% 6
West Midlands -4 53 £365 +4.21% 12
North West -23 50 £275 -6.77% 8
Hampshire +12 47 £344 +1.92% 3
Scotland +15 46 £250 +19.04% 3
North East +14 44 £225 +12.50% 1
Surrey +24 40 £288 -20.68% 4
City of London -4 40 £402 +7.06% 6
Tyne and Wear +6 34 £225 +16.88%
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 34 £225 +16.88%
West Yorkshire +5 31 £290 -10.76% 5
Manchester -27 29 £285 -8.06% 5
Berkshire -32 28 £400 -4.07% 4
Leeds +6 27 £290 +33.33% 2
East Midlands +11 25 £413 +83.33% 6
Bristol +3 24 £406 +62.50% 1
Bedfordshire +18 23 £306 - 2
Hertfordshire -14 23 £230 -45.88% 1
Birmingham -4 19 £425 +41.66% 6
Edinburgh +6 17 £139 +0.90% 1
Oxfordshire 0 16 £400 +175.86% 1
Telford -7 16 £456 -
Shropshire -11 16 £456 -
Nottinghamshire +4 15 £583 - 2
Reading -13 14 £255 -44.86% 2

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 1437 (78.44%) Windows
2 1113 (60.75%) Active Directory
3 942 (51.42%) Microsoft
4 624 (34.06%) VMware
5 598 (32.64%) Windows Server
6 479 (26.15%) Windows 7
7 474 (25.87%) PowerShell
8 464 (25.33%) Citrix
9 428 (23.36%) ITIL
10 415 (22.65%) SCOM
11 413 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 403 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 365 (19.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 353 (19.27%) Security Cleared
15 327 (17.85%) MS Exchange
16 326 (17.79%) DNS
17 304 (16.59%) MS Excel
18 297 (16.21%) Windows 10
19 281 (15.34%) DHCP
20 280 (15.28%) Office 365
21 271 (14.79%) XenApp
22 254 (13.86%) SQL
23 252 (13.76%) MS Office
24 247 (13.48%) SC Cleared
25 245 (13.37%) Microsoft App-V
26 221 (12.06%) Migration
27 219 (11.95%) Linux
28 217 (11.84%) HP
28 217 (11.84%) Finance
29 213 (11.63%) Hyper-V

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
1 327 (17.85%) MS Exchange
2 158 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 150 (8.19%) SharePoint
4 143 (7.81%) Skype for Business
5 68 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 65 (3.55%) IIS
7 51 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 43 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 39 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 30 (1.64%) OpenStack
11 20 (1.09%) Mule
12 18 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
13 15 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (0.76%) WebSphere
15 12 (0.66%) Tomcat
16 10 (0.55%) IBM Notes
17 9 (0.49%) Confluence
17 9 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
18 7 (0.38%) Apache
19 6 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 304 (16.59%) MS Excel
2 252 (13.76%) MS Office
3 20 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.27%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.22%) assyst
3 3 (0.16%) Eikon
3 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.11%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.11%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.055%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.055%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.055%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 280 (15.28%) Office 365
2 162 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (2.07%) IaaS
5 33 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 25 (1.36%) PaaS
7 23 (1.26%) SaaS
8 19 (1.04%) Google Apps
9 11 (0.60%) OneDrive
10 8 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.38%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.22%) Trello
13 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.11%) HP Helion
14 2 (0.11%) iTunes
15 1 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.055%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.055%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.055%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.055%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 326 (17.79%) DNS
2 281 (15.34%) DHCP
3 160 (8.73%) SAN
4 145 (7.91%) LAN
5 144 (7.86%) WAN
6 115 (6.28%) Firewall
6 115 (6.28%) TCP/IP
7 91 (4.97%) VPN
8 68 (3.71%) Skype
9 61 (3.33%) Internet
10 56 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
11 46 (2.51%) SNMP
12 45 (2.46%) VLAN
13 44 (2.40%) Wireless
14 43 (2.35%) NetScaler
15 41 (2.24%) SSL
16 38 (2.07%) Remote Desktop
17 33 (1.80%) VoIP
18 31 (1.69%) NAS
19 26 (1.42%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (1.53%) MySQL
5 23 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
6 19 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
8 17 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
10 15 (0.82%) Oracle Database
11 12 (0.66%) Ingres
11 12 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (0.60%) NoSQL
13 9 (0.49%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.33%) DB2
14 6 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.27%) Relational Database
15 5 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 92 (5.02%) MSI
2 30 (1.64%) JIRA
3 28 (1.53%) Git (software)
4 21 (1.15%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.09%) InstallShield
6 16 (0.87%) AdminStudio
7 11 (0.60%) Subversion
8 10 (0.55%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.49%) Ant
9 9 (0.49%) Hudson
9 9 (0.49%) Maven
10 7 (0.38%) WinDbg
11 5 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.27%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.22%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.16%) StarTeam
14 2 (0.11%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.11%) NuGet
14 2 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 217 (11.84%) Finance
2 58 (3.17%) Banking
3 40 (2.18%) Legal
4 36 (1.97%) Back Office
5 30 (1.64%) Retail
6 25 (1.36%) Publishing
7 23 (1.26%) Law
7 23 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.09%) Local Government
11 8 (0.44%) Advertising
11 8 (0.44%) French Language
12 7 (0.38%) Military
13 6 (0.33%) Games
13 6 (0.33%) Marketing
13 6 (0.33%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.22%) German Language
14 4 (0.22%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 234 (12.77%) Architect
2 209 (11.41%) Analyst
3 169 (9.22%) Support Engineer
4 162 (8.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 153 (8.35%) Desktop Support
6 152 (8.30%) Desktop Engineer
7 139 (7.59%) SCCM Engineer
8 137 (7.48%) Windows Engineer
9 127 (6.93%) Consultant
10 96 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support
10 96 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support
11 95 (5.19%) Administrator
12 94 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 80 (4.37%) Support Analyst
14 79 (4.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 64 (3.49%) Infrastructure Architect
16 58 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
17 56 (3.06%) Applications Packager
18 55 (3.00%) Server Engineer
19 53 (2.89%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (1.58%) XML
2 21 (1.15%) .NET
3 16 (0.87%) Regular Expression
4 15 (0.82%) RESTful
5 14 (0.76%) Middleware
5 14 (0.76%) Software Packaging
6 13 (0.71%) REST
7 10 (0.55%) SAML
8 9 (0.49%) Web Services
9 8 (0.44%) ELK Stack
10 7 (0.38%) JSON
11 6 (0.33%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.33%) HTML
12 5 (0.27%) ODBC
13 4 (0.22%) 802.1X
13 4 (0.22%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.22%) DCOM
14 3 (0.16%) CSS
14 3 (0.16%) jQuery
14 3 (0.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 131 (7.15%) Data Centre
2 79 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
4 69 (3.77%) Blackberry
5 67 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 65 (3.55%) Clustering
7 51 (2.78%) Fat Client
7 51 (2.78%) PKI
7 51 (2.78%) Thin Client
8 37 (2.02%) Client/Server
9 28 (1.53%) Smartphone
10 26 (1.42%) CMDB
10 26 (1.42%) Management Information System
11 25 (1.36%) BYOD
11 25 (1.36%) Device Driver
11 25 (1.36%) Replication
12 20 (1.09%) Hedge funds
13 17 (0.93%) Mobile App
14 16 (0.87%) iPhone
15 15 (0.82%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1437 (78.44%) Windows
2 598 (32.64%) Windows Server
3 479 (26.15%) Windows 7
4 413 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 403 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 297 (16.21%) Windows 10
7 219 (11.95%) Linux
8 199 (10.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 122 (6.66%) Windows 8
10 82 (4.48%) Windows XP
11 70 (3.82%) Unix
12 65 (3.55%) Mac OS X
13 46 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 39 (2.13%) Android
15 37 (2.02%) Apple iOS
16 24 (1.31%) VMS
17 21 (1.15%) CentOS
18 17 (0.93%) Solaris
18 17 (0.93%) Ubuntu
19 14 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (23.36%) ITIL
2 221 (12.06%) Migration
3 117 (6.39%) Software Delivery
4 94 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 87 (4.75%) Application Packaging
6 81 (4.42%) Service Management
7 75 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (3.93%) Service Delivery
9 70 (3.82%) DevOps
10 68 (3.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 66 (3.60%) Software Deployment
12 65 (3.55%) Project Management
12 65 (3.55%) Software Distribution
13 61 (3.33%) Patch Management
14 55 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 51 (2.78%) Problem Management
16 48 (2.62%) Virtual Environments
17 46 (2.51%) Release Management
18 45 (2.46%) Asset Management
18 45 (2.46%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 474 (25.87%) PowerShell
2 254 (13.86%) SQL
3 130 (7.10%) VBScript
4 80 (4.37%) VB
5 50 (2.73%) Python
6 41 (2.24%) Java
6 41 (2.24%) T-SQL
7 37 (2.02%) Ruby
8 35 (1.91%) C#
9 27 (1.47%) JavaScript
10 26 (1.42%) Bash Shell
11 20 (1.09%) PHP
12 19 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 14 (0.76%) C
14 12 (0.66%) Perl
15 3 (0.16%) C++
15 3 (0.16%) VBA
16 2 (0.11%) C++/CLI
17 1 (0.055%) Jython
17 1 (0.055%) R
Qualifications
1 353 (19.27%) Security Cleared
2 247 (13.48%) SC Cleared
3 209 (11.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 120 (6.55%) MCSE
5 81 (4.42%) Degree
6 80 (4.37%) MCP
7 62 (3.38%) MCSA
8 53 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
8 53 (2.89%) DV Cleared
9 50 (2.73%) BPSS Clearance
9 50 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
10 43 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 39 (2.13%) CCNA
12 37 (2.02%) CISSP
13 35 (1.91%) MCDST
14 29 (1.58%) MCITP
15 20 (1.09%) MCTS
16 15 (0.82%) DBS Check
16 15 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 13 (0.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.69%) SLA
2 52 (2.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.87%) QA
5 14 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.38%) COBIT
8 5 (0.27%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.16%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.055%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1113 (60.75%) Active Directory
2 365 (19.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 271 (14.79%) XenApp
4 245 (13.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 213 (11.63%) Hyper-V
6 182 (9.93%) XenDesktop
7 110 (6.00%) vSphere
8 85 (4.64%) VMware ESX
9 70 (3.82%) XenServer
10 55 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
11 51 (2.78%) BitLocker
12 32 (1.75%) Firmware
13 31 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
13 31 (1.69%) VMware Server
14 29 (1.58%) Virtual Desktop
15 26 (1.42%) Xen
16 18 (0.98%) DFS Replication
17 17 (0.93%) Docker
17 17 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
18 15 (0.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 415 (22.65%) SCOM
2 130 (7.10%) WSUS
3 87 (4.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 79 (4.31%) Puppet
5 73 (3.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 58 (3.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 55 (3.00%) SCVMM
8 42 (2.29%) Backup Exec
9 41 (2.24%) Ansible
10 40 (2.18%) Norton AntiVirus
11 36 (1.97%) SCOrch
12 33 (1.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 32 (1.75%) SCSM
14 29 (1.58%) AirWatch
14 29 (1.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 25 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
15 25 (1.36%) Tivoli
16 22 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
17 21 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
17 21 (1.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 942 (51.42%) Microsoft
2 624 (34.06%) VMware
3 464 (25.33%) Citrix
4 217 (11.84%) HP
5 179 (9.77%) Cisco
6 148 (8.08%) AppSense
7 105 (5.73%) Symantec
8 80 (4.37%) Dell
9 64 (3.49%) Red Hat
10 61 (3.33%) Apple
11 60 (3.28%) Oracle
12 56 (3.06%) NetApp
13 48 (2.62%) Altiris
13 48 (2.62%) Google
14 47 (2.57%) IBM
15 46 (2.51%) EMC
16 43 (2.35%) Intel Security
17 36 (1.97%) Splunk
18 32 (1.75%) CheckPoint
18 32 (1.75%) Remedy
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael James Lee Associates
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Reed Technology
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Senitor Associates
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
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London
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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City, London
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