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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK
Rank 186 178 149
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -29
Contract jobs citing SCCM 631 694 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.37% 1.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.53% 15.59% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 415 448
Median daily rate £330 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £145 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 73 67
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.22 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.63 £16.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -1.31%

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
4662 4452 4479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.42% 8.76% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3067 2756 2687
Median daily rate £475 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 142 144
Median hourly rate £34.81 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.04% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £53.58 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -1 560 £330 +3.12% 116
London +7 218 £375 +3.09% 47
South East -18 119 £338 +3.84% 19
East Midlands +30 47 £288 +33.72% 8
Scotland +11 47 £350 +33.33% 4
City of London -7 45 £375 - 10
Hampshire +3 43 £325 +4.50% 5
North East +9 35 £206 -22.16% 1
South West -14 34 £325 +12.06% 4
East of England -6 32 £225 -12.45% 10
North West +21 31 £313 -13.79% 11
Yorkshire -3 29 £288 +43.75% 9
Tyne and Wear +5 28 £200 +33.11% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 28 £200 +33.11% 1
Northamptonshire +9 26 £294 - 1
Edinburgh +16 23 £375 +17.64%
Northampton - 22 £304 - 1
Buckinghamshire +14 21 £345 +18.96%
Glasgow +11 20 £400 +308.66% 2
Milton Keynes +15 18 £338 +16.37%
Surrey +13 17 £210 -35.38% 4
Hertfordshire -4 17 £300 -14.28% 6
Bristol +1 16 £313 +27.55% 3
West Midlands -20 16 £287 +12.54% 7
Cheshire +23 14 £325 -6.47%
West Yorkshire +8 14 £305 -2.78% 7
Oxfordshire -7 14 £388 +176.78% 3
Manchester +20 12 £325 +91.17% 10
Leeds +13 11 £305 +25.12% 2
Berkshire -15 10 £388 -3.12% 4

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 1155 (79.44%) Windows
2 916 (63.00%) Active Directory
3 747 (51.38%) Microsoft
4 446 (30.67%) Windows Server
5 429 (29.50%) Windows 7
6 413 (28.40%) VMware
7 336 (23.11%) Citrix
8 327 (22.49%) ITIL
9 325 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 316 (21.73%) Windows 10
11 300 (20.63%) PowerShell
12 284 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 270 (18.57%) Office 365
14 249 (17.13%) DNS
15 244 (16.78%) Security Cleared
16 235 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
16 235 (16.16%) MS Office
17 228 (15.68%) Microsoft App-V
18 214 (14.72%) DHCP
19 211 (14.51%) SCOM
20 206 (14.17%) MS Excel
21 204 (14.03%) MS Exchange
22 188 (12.93%) Migration
23 180 (12.38%) XenApp
24 179 (12.31%) SQL
25 178 (12.24%) SC Cleared
26 167 (11.49%) Finance
27 159 (10.94%) SQL Server
28 151 (10.39%) Hyper-V
29 140 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003

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
1 204 (14.03%) MS Exchange
2 123 (8.46%) Skype for Business
3 99 (6.81%) SharePoint
4 89 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 54 (3.71%) IIS
6 47 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 24 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (0.89%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.76%) IBM Notes
11 9 (0.62%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.55%) Apache
12 8 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.55%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.48%) Confluence
14 6 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
16 4 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 235 (16.16%) MS Office
2 206 (14.17%) MS Excel
3 21 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.069%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.14%) assyst
2 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.069%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.069%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.069%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 270 (18.57%) Office 365
2 137 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (2.41%) IaaS
5 34 (2.34%) OneDrive
6 28 (1.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (0.89%) G Suite
7 13 (0.89%) SaaS
8 12 (0.83%) PaaS
9 9 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.48%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.14%) IBM PureFlex
13 1 (0.069%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.069%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.069%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.069%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 249 (17.13%) DNS
2 214 (14.72%) DHCP
3 102 (7.02%) TCP/IP
4 97 (6.67%) SAN
5 89 (6.12%) LAN
6 87 (5.98%) Firewall
7 82 (5.64%) WAN
8 80 (5.50%) VPN
9 72 (4.95%) Skype
10 37 (2.54%) Internet
11 29 (1.99%) SSL
12 28 (1.93%) Network Security
12 28 (1.93%) Remote Desktop
13 27 (1.86%) SNMP
14 26 (1.79%) LDAP
14 26 (1.79%) VLAN
14 26 (1.79%) VoIP
15 25 (1.72%) NAS
15 25 (1.72%) Wireless
16 21 (1.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (1.31%) MySQL
5 15 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (0.48%) DB2
8 7 (0.48%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.28%) Ingres
10 4 (0.28%) OLTP
10 4 (0.28%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.14%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.14%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.14%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 80 (5.50%) MSI
2 17 (1.17%) InstallShield
3 14 (0.96%) AdminStudio
3 14 (0.96%) JIRA
4 13 (0.89%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.69%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.55%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (0.41%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.28%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.14%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.14%) GitLab
10 2 (0.14%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.14%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.14%) NuGet
10 2 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.14%) Subversion
10 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.069%) Log4j
General
1 167 (11.49%) Finance
2 56 (3.85%) Banking
3 31 (2.13%) Back Office
4 25 (1.72%) Publishing
5 24 (1.65%) Law
6 20 (1.38%) Advertising
6 20 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.31%) Legal
8 16 (1.10%) Retail
9 15 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.83%) Local Government
11 9 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.48%) Marketing
13 6 (0.41%) Games
14 5 (0.34%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.34%) Electronics
15 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.21%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.14%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 192 (13.20%) Support Engineer
2 182 (12.52%) Analyst
3 131 (9.01%) Desktop Support
4 115 (7.91%) Architect
5 114 (7.84%) Consultant
6 112 (7.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 107 (7.36%) Desktop Engineer
7 107 (7.36%) Windows Engineer
8 103 (7.08%) SCCM Engineer
9 101 (6.95%) 3rd Line Support
10 99 (6.81%) 2nd Line Support
11 98 (6.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 70 (4.81%) Administrator
13 69 (4.75%) Support Analyst
14 65 (4.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 62 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 57 (3.92%) Applications Packager
17 53 (3.65%) SCCM Consultant
18 51 (3.51%) IT Engineer
19 50 (3.44%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.48%) Software Packaging
2 24 (1.65%) Web Services
3 23 (1.58%) .NET
4 15 (1.03%) Middleware
5 13 (0.89%) XML
6 9 (0.62%) HTML
7 8 (0.55%) ELK Stack
7 8 (0.55%) SAML
8 7 (0.48%) .NET Framework
8 7 (0.48%) MCollective
9 5 (0.34%) REST
10 4 (0.28%) CSS
10 4 (0.28%) Regular Expression
10 4 (0.28%) XMPP
11 3 (0.21%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.21%) jQuery
12 2 (0.14%) JSON
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.14%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (0.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 68 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (4.33%) PKI
4 55 (3.78%) Fat Client
4 55 (3.78%) Thin Client
5 52 (3.58%) Blackberry
6 46 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
7 44 (3.03%) Clustering
8 42 (2.89%) Smartphone
9 28 (1.93%) Computer Science
10 25 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 25 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
11 22 (1.51%) iPhone
12 20 (1.38%) BYOD
13 19 (1.31%) Client/Server
14 16 (1.10%) User Experience
15 14 (0.96%) Private Cloud
15 14 (0.96%) Replication
16 13 (0.89%) iPad
16 13 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1155 (79.44%) Windows
2 446 (30.67%) Windows Server
3 429 (29.50%) Windows 7
4 325 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 316 (21.73%) Windows 10
6 284 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 140 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 106 (7.29%) Linux
9 91 (6.26%) Windows 8
10 57 (3.92%) Windows XP
11 46 (3.16%) Apple iOS
12 45 (3.09%) Android
13 39 (2.68%) Unix
14 35 (2.41%) Mac OS X
15 28 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (1.44%) Solaris
17 15 (1.03%) CentOS
17 15 (1.03%) Windows Vista
18 11 (0.76%) AIX
18 11 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (22.49%) ITIL
2 188 (12.93%) Migration
3 100 (6.88%) Application Packaging
4 77 (5.30%) Software Deployment
5 64 (4.40%) Patch Management
6 59 (4.06%) Service Management
7 56 (3.85%) Service Delivery
8 54 (3.71%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (3.65%) Problem Management
9 53 (3.65%) Software Delivery
10 50 (3.44%) Software Distribution
11 46 (3.16%) Incident Management
12 45 (3.09%) Mobile Device Management
13 44 (3.03%) Project Management
14 40 (2.75%) Change Management
15 38 (2.61%) Configuration Management
15 38 (2.61%) Root Cause Analysis
16 36 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
16 36 (2.48%) Virtual Environments
17 34 (2.34%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 300 (20.63%) PowerShell
2 179 (12.31%) SQL
3 83 (5.71%) VBScript
4 41 (2.82%) VB
5 24 (1.65%) C#
6 23 (1.58%) Java
6 23 (1.58%) Python
7 21 (1.44%) C
8 17 (1.17%) Bash Shell
9 13 (0.89%) Shell Script
10 12 (0.83%) JavaScript
10 12 (0.83%) Ruby
11 11 (0.76%) Perl
12 4 (0.28%) PHP
12 4 (0.28%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.14%) C++
13 2 (0.14%) C++/CLI
13 2 (0.14%) VB6
14 1 (0.069%) VBA
Qualifications
1 244 (16.78%) Security Cleared
2 178 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 124 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 76 (5.23%) MCSE
5 54 (3.71%) Degree
6 47 (3.23%) MCP
7 45 (3.09%) DV Cleared
8 31 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
9 30 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 25 (1.72%) MCITP
11 25 (1.72%) MCSA
12 23 (1.58%) DBS Check
13 18 (1.24%) CCNA
13 18 (1.24%) MCTS
14 14 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
14 14 (0.96%) MCDST
15 9 (0.62%) HNC
16 8 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.43%) SLA
2 28 (1.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.10%) QA
4 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.069%) GCP
7 1 (0.069%) GDPR
7 1 (0.069%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.069%) JSP 440
System Software
1 916 (63.00%) Active Directory
2 235 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 228 (15.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 180 (12.38%) XenApp
5 151 (10.39%) Hyper-V
6 122 (8.39%) XenDesktop
7 82 (5.64%) VMware ESX
8 62 (4.26%) BitLocker
9 61 (4.20%) vSphere
10 56 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
11 43 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
12 26 (1.79%) Firmware
13 25 (1.72%) XenServer
14 20 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
15 10 (0.69%) Docker
15 10 (0.69%) Terminal Services
15 10 (0.69%) vCloud
16 9 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (0.62%) Xen
17 8 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 211 (14.51%) SCOM
2 109 (7.50%) WSUS
3 58 (3.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 44 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 34 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 33 (2.27%) Puppet
7 30 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
7 30 (2.06%) SCVMM
8 28 (1.93%) Backup Exec
8 28 (1.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 26 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 23 (1.58%) SCOrch
11 20 (1.38%) NetBackup
12 19 (1.31%) AirWatch
13 18 (1.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 17 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
14 17 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 15 (1.03%) HP SiteScope
15 15 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
16 14 (0.96%) SCSM
Vendors
1 747 (51.38%) Microsoft
2 413 (28.40%) VMware
3 336 (23.11%) Citrix
4 124 (8.53%) HP
5 105 (7.22%) Symantec
6 102 (7.02%) Cisco
7 100 (6.88%) Dell
8 82 (5.64%) AppSense
9 57 (3.92%) Intel Security
10 54 (3.71%) Apple
11 45 (3.09%) Oracle
12 39 (2.68%) NetApp
13 33 (2.27%) IBM
14 31 (2.13%) Red Hat
14 31 (2.13%) Wyse
15 29 (1.99%) Remedy
16 28 (1.93%) EMC
17 25 (1.72%) Altiris
17 25 (1.72%) ServiceNow
18 21 (1.44%) Google
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £14.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
LA International
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
South East
EMBS Ltd
Rate: £350 day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Mail Newspapers
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
onezeero.
Rate: £270 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
onezeero.
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £270 to £370 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day + subsidised restaurant & gym
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
EMBS Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Venn Group
Rate: £11 Per Hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £380 per day + Free lunches!
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago