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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 166 187 134
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -53
Contract jobs citing SCCM 773 729 931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.55% 1.32% 1.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.27% 15.68% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 445 554
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 87 75
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.82 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -5.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.48 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.06 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.06% -6.06%

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
5417 4648 5050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.88% 8.42% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3475 2850 3112
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 162 173
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £40.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +15 694 £325 -3.70% 101
London -2 243 £375 +2.04% 31
South East -4 150 £325 -3.70% 18
North West +17 61 £425 +21.42% 10
North East +10 53 £275 -1.78% 4
Scotland +11 51 £340 +18.26% 8
Hampshire +19 47 £320 +3.05% 3
Yorkshire +30 45 £300 +31.86% 6
East Midlands +16 44 £300 +26.31% 12
City of London -11 42 £388 -3.12% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 41 £320 - 2
Tyne and Wear +5 41 £320 - 3
South West +26 40 £320 -1.53% 10
East of England +13 37 £225 -12.62% 7
Manchester +9 32 £350 +34.61% 7
Buckinghamshire +17 25 £463 +23.33% 1
Milton Keynes +16 22 £463 +23.33%
Oxfordshire +10 22 £250 -33.33%
Glasgow +12 21 £225 +34.32% 4
Berkshire -22 21 £300 -25.92% 7
Northamptonshire +5 20 £323 +24.03% 7
Surrey +2 20 £230 +15.00% 6
West Midlands -21 20 £340 +22.52% 3
Hertfordshire +10 19 £388 +33.62% 3
Bristol +18 18 £315 -20.00% 3
North Yorkshire +12 18 £300 +71.42%
West Yorkshire +27 17 £325 -4.41% 4
Hook +11 16 £340 +9.67%
Northampton - 16 £325 - 5
Cheshire +7 15 £450 +7.14% 1

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 1319 (79.31%) Windows
2 1062 (63.86%) Active Directory
3 863 (51.89%) Microsoft
4 515 (30.97%) VMware
5 507 (30.49%) Windows Server
6 476 (28.62%) Windows 7
7 399 (23.99%) ITIL
8 386 (23.21%) Citrix
9 384 (23.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 348 (20.93%) Windows 10
11 339 (20.38%) PowerShell
12 323 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 300 (18.04%) Office 365
14 291 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 283 (17.02%) SCOM
16 275 (16.54%) DNS
17 258 (15.51%) Security Cleared
18 256 (15.39%) MS Office
19 255 (15.33%) MS Excel
20 246 (14.79%) Microsoft App-V
21 241 (14.49%) MS Exchange
22 237 (14.25%) DHCP
23 222 (13.35%) XenApp
24 196 (11.79%) SQL
25 185 (11.12%) Migration
26 183 (11.00%) SC Cleared
27 177 (10.64%) Finance
28 173 (10.40%) SQL Server
29 172 (10.34%) Hyper-V
30 167 (10.04%) 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
1 241 (14.49%) MS Exchange
2 140 (8.42%) Skype for Business
3 114 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 113 (6.79%) SharePoint
5 63 (3.79%) IIS
6 51 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 40 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 25 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.72%) Mule
12 11 (0.66%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.60%) IBM Notes
13 10 (0.60%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.48%) Apache
16 7 (0.42%) Confluence
17 6 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
17 6 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 256 (15.39%) MS Office
2 255 (15.33%) MS Excel
3 21 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.30%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.12%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.060%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.18%) assyst
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.12%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.060%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.060%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 300 (18.04%) Office 365
2 151 (9.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (1.86%) OneDrive
5 25 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (1.50%) IaaS
6 21 (1.26%) G Suite
7 13 (0.78%) SaaS
8 12 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.66%) PaaS
10 6 (0.36%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.24%) Trello
12 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
13 2 (0.12%) iTunes
13 2 (0.12%) Yammer
14 1 (0.060%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.060%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 275 (16.54%) DNS
2 237 (14.25%) DHCP
3 126 (7.58%) SAN
4 123 (7.40%) LAN
5 114 (6.86%) TCP/IP
6 112 (6.73%) WAN
7 109 (6.55%) Firewall
8 99 (5.95%) VPN
9 75 (4.51%) Skype
10 46 (2.77%) Internet
11 41 (2.47%) VLAN
11 41 (2.47%) Wireless
12 38 (2.29%) SNMP
13 37 (2.22%) SSL
13 37 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
14 36 (2.16%) NetScaler
15 31 (1.86%) NAS
15 31 (1.86%) VoIP
16 30 (1.80%) LDAP
17 27 (1.62%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 35 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (1.26%) MySQL
5 19 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (0.42%) DB2
9 7 (0.42%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.42%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.30%) Ingres
11 4 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.24%) OLTP
12 3 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.12%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 81 (4.87%) MSI
2 18 (1.08%) JIRA
3 16 (0.96%) InstallShield
4 10 (0.60%) AdminStudio
5 9 (0.54%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.48%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.48%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.24%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.24%) WinDbg
9 2 (0.12%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.12%) GitLab
9 2 (0.12%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.12%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.12%) NuGet
9 2 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.12%) Subversion
9 2 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.060%) StarTeam
General
1 177 (10.64%) Finance
2 62 (3.73%) Banking
3 36 (2.16%) Back Office
4 33 (1.98%) Law
5 30 (1.80%) Legal
6 22 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.26%) Publishing
8 19 (1.14%) Retail
9 17 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 16 (0.96%) Local Government
11 13 (0.78%) Advertising
12 12 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.36%) Games
14 5 (0.30%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.30%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.30%) Marketing
15 4 (0.24%) Electronics
15 4 (0.24%) Military
16 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 215 (12.93%) Analyst
2 203 (12.21%) Support Engineer
3 155 (9.32%) Architect
4 151 (9.08%) Desktop Support
5 137 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 136 (8.18%) Desktop Engineer
7 133 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
8 127 (7.64%) Consultant
9 113 (6.79%) 2nd Line Support
10 112 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support
11 110 (6.61%) SCCM Engineer
12 102 (6.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 93 (5.59%) Support Analyst
14 82 (4.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 77 (4.63%) Administrator
16 62 (3.73%) IT Engineer
17 59 (3.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 59 (3.55%) Infrastructure Architect
18 58 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 58 (3.49%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (1.92%) Software Packaging
2 25 (1.50%) .NET
3 22 (1.32%) Web Services
4 16 (0.96%) Middleware
5 13 (0.78%) XML
6 9 (0.54%) .NET Framework
6 9 (0.54%) HTML
7 8 (0.48%) ELK Stack
7 8 (0.48%) SAML
8 7 (0.42%) MCollective
8 7 (0.42%) REST
9 5 (0.30%) JSON
10 4 (0.24%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.24%) XMPP
10 4 (0.24%) X-Windows
11 3 (0.18%) CSS
11 3 (0.18%) jQuery
11 3 (0.18%) RESTful
12 2 (0.12%) 802.1X
12 2 (0.12%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 97 (5.83%) Data Centre
2 86 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 56 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 52 (3.13%) PKI
6 47 (2.83%) Fat Client
6 47 (2.83%) Thin Client
7 43 (2.59%) Smartphone
8 41 (2.47%) Computer Science
9 39 (2.35%) Clustering
10 28 (1.68%) Management Information System
11 25 (1.50%) Client/Server
11 25 (1.50%) iPhone
12 24 (1.44%) BYOD
13 21 (1.26%) CMDB
13 21 (1.26%) Replication
14 20 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
15 17 (1.02%) Device Driver
16 16 (0.96%) iPad
17 13 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1319 (79.31%) Windows
2 507 (30.49%) Windows Server
3 476 (28.62%) Windows 7
4 384 (23.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 348 (20.93%) Windows 10
6 323 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 167 (10.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 165 (9.92%) Linux
9 110 (6.61%) Windows 8
10 69 (4.15%) Windows XP
11 59 (3.55%) Mac OS X
12 57 (3.43%) Android
13 53 (3.19%) Apple iOS
14 49 (2.95%) Unix
15 42 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (1.44%) Solaris
17 20 (1.20%) CentOS
18 16 (0.96%) Ubuntu
19 13 (0.78%) AIX
20 11 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (23.99%) ITIL
2 185 (11.12%) Migration
3 107 (6.43%) Application Packaging
4 80 (4.81%) Software Delivery
5 76 (4.57%) Software Deployment
6 71 (4.27%) Patch Management
6 71 (4.27%) Service Management
7 68 (4.09%) Service Delivery
8 60 (3.61%) Software Distribution
9 53 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (3.19%) Incident Management
10 52 (3.13%) Change Management
10 52 (3.13%) Problem Management
11 49 (2.95%) Project Management
12 43 (2.59%) Infrastructure Management
13 42 (2.53%) Mobile Device Management
13 42 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
14 41 (2.47%) Disaster Recovery
15 40 (2.41%) Configuration Management
16 39 (2.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 339 (20.38%) PowerShell
2 196 (11.79%) SQL
3 92 (5.53%) VBScript
4 50 (3.01%) VB
5 25 (1.50%) Python
6 24 (1.44%) Java
7 23 (1.38%) Bash Shell
8 20 (1.20%) C#
9 18 (1.08%) T-SQL
10 14 (0.84%) C
10 14 (0.84%) Shell Script
11 12 (0.72%) Perl
12 11 (0.66%) JavaScript
13 7 (0.42%) Ruby
14 3 (0.18%) C++
15 2 (0.12%) C++/CLI
15 2 (0.12%) PHP
16 1 (0.060%) VB6
16 1 (0.060%) VBA
Qualifications
1 258 (15.51%) Security Cleared
2 183 (11.00%) SC Cleared
3 162 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 92 (5.53%) MCSE
5 68 (4.09%) Degree
6 59 (3.55%) MCP
7 55 (3.31%) DV Cleared
8 46 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
9 43 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
10 41 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 35 (2.10%) MCSA
12 31 (1.86%) CCNA
12 31 (1.86%) MCITP
13 30 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
14 26 (1.56%) MCTS
15 21 (1.26%) DBS Check
16 18 (1.08%) CISSP
16 18 (1.08%) MCDST
17 14 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 9 (0.54%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.87%) SLA
2 38 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (0.96%) QA
4 10 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.060%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.060%) GCP
7 1 (0.060%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.060%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1062 (63.86%) Active Directory
2 291 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 246 (14.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 222 (13.35%) XenApp
5 172 (10.34%) Hyper-V
6 160 (9.62%) XenDesktop
7 92 (5.53%) VMware ESX
8 72 (4.33%) BitLocker
8 72 (4.33%) vSphere
9 52 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 47 (2.83%) XenServer
11 45 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
12 34 (2.04%) Firmware
13 26 (1.56%) VMware Server
14 24 (1.44%) Xen
15 18 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
16 16 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
17 15 (0.90%) Terminal Services
18 11 (0.66%) DFS Replication
18 11 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 283 (17.02%) SCOM
2 127 (7.64%) WSUS
3 66 (3.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 64 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 51 (3.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 42 (2.53%) Puppet
7 41 (2.47%) SCVMM
8 40 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
9 34 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
10 33 (1.98%) AirWatch
11 32 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 30 (1.80%) Backup Exec
13 25 (1.50%) SCOrch
14 24 (1.44%) Ansible
14 24 (1.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 22 (1.32%) NetBackup
16 19 (1.14%) SCSM
17 17 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 16 (0.96%) Tivoli
19 15 (0.90%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 863 (51.89%) Microsoft
2 515 (30.97%) VMware
3 386 (23.21%) Citrix
4 155 (9.32%) HP
5 143 (8.60%) Cisco
6 114 (6.86%) Symantec
7 107 (6.43%) Dell
8 103 (6.19%) AppSense
9 68 (4.09%) Apple
10 61 (3.67%) Intel Security
11 55 (3.31%) NetApp
12 53 (3.19%) Oracle
13 47 (2.83%) Google
14 45 (2.71%) Red Hat
15 40 (2.41%) EMC
16 39 (2.35%) IBM
17 34 (2.04%) Altiris
18 27 (1.62%) CheckPoint
18 27 (1.62%) Remedy
19 25 (1.50%) ServiceNow
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Rate: up to £300-350 a day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £42 - £55 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £435 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £295 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
CPS Group Limited
Rate: D.O.E.
Posted: 17 days ago