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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 168 185 137
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -48
Contract jobs citing SCCM 838 776 932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.56% 1.36% 1.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.54% 16.32% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 482 533
Median daily rate £325 £311 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 81 74
Median hourly rate £17.13 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.10% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £10.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.53 £31.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.13 £13.73 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.74% -21.55%

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
5763 4756 4904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.74% 8.31% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3638 2925 2907
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 178 188
Median hourly rate £26.50 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.24% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.67 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.00 £46.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +14 768 £338 +5.46% 106
London +34 292 £400 +24.03% 28
South East -23 131 £325 - 22
East of England +2 64 £238 -26.92% 14
North West +15 61 £325 +22.64% 8
West Midlands -4 59 £365 +4.21% 8
South West +28 54 £300 -7.69% 7
Scotland +23 54 £275 +17.02% 5
Yorkshire +14 53 £290 +0.86% 11
City of London -1 45 £413 +10.93% 3
Manchester +7 34 £285 +12.87% 7
North East -3 32 £330 +65.00% 1
Hampshire -8 31 £350 +26.12% 2
Hertfordshire -7 28 £245 -42.35% 4
Berkshire -23 27 £325 -23.52% 9
West Yorkshire 0 25 £290 -17.14% 7
Birmingham +9 23 £400 +28.00% 1
Surrey +6 23 £275 -16.98% 2
Oxfordshire +5 23 £400 +45.45% 2
Tyne and Wear -10 23 £323 +67.53%
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 22 £330 +71.42%
Renfrewshire - 21 £303 - 2
Erskine - 21 £303 -
Leeds +10 20 £290 +34.88% 2
East Midlands -3 20 £298 +32.22% 6
Bristol +7 19 £275 +10.00% 1
Glasgow +16 17 £200 -4.76%
Shropshire -12 17 £450 -10.00%
Telford -13 17 £450 -10.00%
Bedfordshire +7 16 £200 -46.66% 3

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1412 (78.05%) Windows
2 1098 (60.70%) Active Directory
3 918 (50.75%) Microsoft
4 603 (33.33%) VMware
5 571 (31.56%) Windows Server
6 479 (26.48%) Windows 7
7 438 (24.21%) ITIL
8 429 (23.71%) Citrix
9 414 (22.89%) PowerShell
10 404 (22.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 361 (19.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 358 (19.79%) SCOM
13 334 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 315 (17.41%) Windows 10
15 311 (17.19%) DNS
16 309 (17.08%) Security Cleared
17 306 (16.92%) Office 365
18 294 (16.25%) MS Excel
18 294 (16.25%) MS Exchange
19 269 (14.87%) DHCP
20 257 (14.21%) MS Office
21 253 (13.99%) XenApp
22 243 (13.43%) SQL
23 233 (12.88%) Microsoft App-V
24 216 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
24 216 (11.94%) Hyper-V
25 214 (11.83%) SC Cleared
26 201 (11.11%) HP
27 200 (11.06%) Linux
28 196 (10.83%) Finance

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
1 294 (16.25%) MS Exchange
2 146 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 137 (7.57%) Skype for Business
4 134 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 71 (3.92%) IIS
6 63 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 46 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 41 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 27 (1.49%) OpenStack
9 27 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 20 (1.11%) Mule
11 17 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (0.88%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.55%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.50%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
16 7 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.39%) WebLogic
17 6 (0.33%) Apache
Applications
1 294 (16.25%) MS Excel
2 257 (14.21%) MS Office
3 23 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.28%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.055%) MS Project
6 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.11%) assyst
3 2 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.11%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.11%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.055%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.055%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.055%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.055%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 306 (16.92%) Office 365
2 159 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (1.82%) IaaS
5 30 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (1.11%) SaaS
7 19 (1.05%) Google Apps
8 18 (1.00%) PaaS
9 13 (0.72%) OneDrive
10 10 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.50%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.22%) Trello
13 3 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.11%) HP Helion
14 2 (0.11%) iTunes
15 1 (0.055%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.055%) AWS Lambda
15 1 (0.055%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.055%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.055%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 311 (17.19%) DNS
2 269 (14.87%) DHCP
3 150 (8.29%) SAN
4 148 (8.18%) LAN
5 140 (7.74%) WAN
6 120 (6.63%) TCP/IP
7 115 (6.36%) Firewall
8 88 (4.86%) VPN
9 62 (3.43%) Internet
10 60 (3.32%) Skype
11 55 (3.04%) SNMP
12 52 (2.87%) SSL
12 52 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
13 45 (2.49%) Wireless
14 42 (2.32%) VLAN
15 39 (2.16%) NetScaler
16 36 (1.99%) VoIP
17 35 (1.93%) Remote Desktop
18 34 (1.88%) NAS
19 30 (1.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (9.67%) SQL Server
2 45 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (1.55%) MySQL
5 22 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.55%) Oracle Database
10 10 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.44%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.33%) DB2
13 6 (0.33%) Ingres
13 6 (0.33%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.22%) OLTP
14 4 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 90 (4.98%) MSI
2 20 (1.11%) JIRA
3 19 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 18 (1.00%) InstallShield
5 15 (0.83%) AdminStudio
6 12 (0.66%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.50%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.39%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.39%) WinDbg
9 6 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.28%) Subversion
11 4 (0.22%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.17%) Ant
12 3 (0.17%) Hudson
12 3 (0.17%) Maven
12 3 (0.17%) StarTeam
13 2 (0.11%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.11%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.11%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 196 (10.83%) Finance
2 66 (3.65%) Banking
3 39 (2.16%) Back Office
4 34 (1.88%) Legal
5 26 (1.44%) Publishing
5 26 (1.44%) Retail
6 25 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 21 (1.16%) Law
8 20 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.05%) Local Government
9 19 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.44%) French Language
11 7 (0.39%) Advertising
11 7 (0.39%) Military
12 6 (0.33%) Games
12 6 (0.33%) Marketing
12 6 (0.33%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.22%) German Language
13 4 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 219 (12.11%) Analyst
2 216 (11.94%) Architect
3 187 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 157 (8.68%) Desktop Support
5 156 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 153 (8.46%) Desktop Engineer
7 148 (8.18%) Windows Engineer
8 136 (7.52%) SCCM Engineer
9 121 (6.69%) Consultant
10 111 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support
11 107 (5.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 100 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support
13 89 (4.92%) Administrator
14 81 (4.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 81 (4.48%) Support Analyst
15 67 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
16 63 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
17 55 (3.04%) Service Analyst
18 53 (2.93%) Applications Packager
18 53 (2.93%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (1.49%) XML
2 25 (1.38%) .NET
3 16 (0.88%) Software Packaging
4 15 (0.83%) Regular Expression
5 13 (0.72%) Middleware
5 13 (0.72%) REST
6 12 (0.66%) SAML
7 11 (0.61%) RESTful
8 8 (0.44%) .NET Framework
8 8 (0.44%) Web Services
9 7 (0.39%) HTML
9 7 (0.39%) JSON
10 5 (0.28%) ELK Stack
11 4 (0.22%) 802.1X
11 4 (0.22%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.22%) DCOM
11 4 (0.22%) ODBC
11 4 (0.22%) XMPP
11 4 (0.22%) X-Windows
12 3 (0.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 117 (6.47%) Data Centre
2 89 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 86 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (3.87%) Blackberry
5 69 (3.81%) Computer Science
6 57 (3.15%) PKI
7 53 (2.93%) Clustering
8 41 (2.27%) Fat Client
8 41 (2.27%) Thin Client
9 39 (2.16%) Smartphone
10 32 (1.77%) Client/Server
11 28 (1.55%) Management Information System
12 27 (1.49%) CMDB
13 26 (1.44%) BYOD
14 23 (1.27%) Device Driver
14 23 (1.27%) Replication
15 19 (1.05%) iPhone
16 18 (1.00%) Hedge funds
17 17 (0.94%) Mobile App
18 14 (0.77%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1412 (78.05%) Windows
2 571 (31.56%) Windows Server
3 479 (26.48%) Windows 7
4 404 (22.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 361 (19.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 315 (17.41%) Windows 10
7 200 (11.06%) Linux
8 195 (10.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 134 (7.41%) Windows 8
10 79 (4.37%) Windows XP
11 71 (3.92%) Mac OS X
12 62 (3.43%) Unix
13 43 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 39 (2.16%) Android
14 39 (2.16%) Apple iOS
15 22 (1.22%) Solaris
16 20 (1.11%) CentOS
17 18 (1.00%) VMS
18 16 (0.88%) Mac OS
19 15 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (24.21%) ITIL
2 194 (10.72%) Migration
3 121 (6.69%) Software Delivery
4 88 (4.86%) Configuration Management
5 84 (4.64%) Application Packaging
6 82 (4.53%) Service Management
7 78 (4.31%) Software Distribution
8 77 (4.26%) Service Delivery
9 74 (4.09%) Patch Management
10 68 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
10 68 (3.76%) Software Deployment
11 62 (3.43%) Project Management
12 60 (3.32%) DevOps
13 58 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
14 53 (2.93%) Virtual Environments
15 52 (2.87%) Problem Management
16 48 (2.65%) Change Management
17 46 (2.54%) Incident Management
18 44 (2.43%) Release Management
18 44 (2.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 414 (22.89%) PowerShell
2 243 (13.43%) SQL
3 117 (6.47%) VBScript
4 73 (4.04%) VB
5 41 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 40 (2.21%) Python
7 38 (2.10%) Java
8 34 (1.88%) C#
9 29 (1.60%) Ruby
10 25 (1.38%) Bash Shell
10 25 (1.38%) JavaScript
11 17 (0.94%) PHP
12 15 (0.83%) Shell Script
13 13 (0.72%) Perl
14 11 (0.61%) C
15 3 (0.17%) C++
15 3 (0.17%) VBA
16 2 (0.11%) C++/CLI
17 1 (0.055%) R
Qualifications
1 309 (17.08%) Security Cleared
2 216 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 214 (11.83%) SC Cleared
4 116 (6.41%) MCSE
5 86 (4.75%) Degree
6 81 (4.48%) MCP
7 59 (3.26%) MCSA
8 57 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
9 52 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
10 50 (2.76%) BPSS Clearance
11 49 (2.71%) DV Cleared
12 41 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 40 (2.21%) CCNA
14 37 (2.05%) CISSP
15 33 (1.82%) MCITP
16 31 (1.71%) MCDST
17 30 (1.66%) MCTS
18 15 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 14 (0.77%) DBS Check
20 10 (0.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (5.14%) SLA
2 50 (2.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.83%) QA
5 14 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.28%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.17%) COBIT
9 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.055%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1098 (60.70%) Active Directory
2 334 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 253 (13.99%) XenApp
4 233 (12.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 216 (11.94%) Hyper-V
6 169 (9.34%) XenDesktop
7 94 (5.20%) vSphere
8 77 (4.26%) VMware ESX
9 67 (3.70%) XenServer
10 51 (2.82%) BitLocker
11 49 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
12 41 (2.27%) Firmware
13 37 (2.05%) Virtual Desktop
14 30 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
15 29 (1.60%) VMware Server
16 24 (1.33%) Xen
17 20 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
18 15 (0.83%) DFS Replication
18 15 (0.83%) Terminal Services
19 8 (0.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 358 (19.79%) SCOM
2 143 (7.90%) WSUS
3 96 (5.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 86 (4.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 69 (3.81%) Puppet
6 58 (3.21%) Microsoft Intune
7 56 (3.10%) SCVMM
8 42 (2.32%) Backup Exec
9 36 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
10 35 (1.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 34 (1.88%) Ansible
11 34 (1.88%) SCOrch
12 26 (1.44%) AirWatch
13 25 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
13 25 (1.38%) Microsoft Clustering
13 25 (1.38%) SCSM
14 23 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 20 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 20 (1.11%) Nagios
15 20 (1.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 918 (50.75%) Microsoft
2 603 (33.33%) VMware
3 429 (23.71%) Citrix
4 201 (11.11%) HP
5 169 (9.34%) Cisco
6 134 (7.41%) AppSense
7 100 (5.53%) Symantec
8 80 (4.42%) Dell
9 68 (3.76%) Apple
10 58 (3.21%) NetApp
11 56 (3.10%) Oracle
11 56 (3.10%) Red Hat
12 51 (2.82%) Altiris
13 50 (2.76%) Google
14 49 (2.71%) Intel Security
15 45 (2.49%) EMC
16 38 (2.10%) IBM
17 32 (1.77%) ServiceNow
17 32 (1.77%) Splunk
18 30 (1.66%) Remedy
Middlesbrough
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £13.00 - £14.83 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £14 - £19 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hanslope Park, near Milton Keynes
FCO Services
Rate: £33,835 - £44,884 plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Computer People
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Eames Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Rate: £240 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: From £350 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago