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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 149 156 131
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs citing SCCM 927 842 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.72% 1.48% 1.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.35% 17.16% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 526 541
Median daily rate £325 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £151 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £315 £290
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 54 65
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% +6.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £25.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+31.09% +10.72%

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
6040 4908 4503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.22% 8.62% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3982 3010 2629
Median daily rate £450 £400 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +11.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 146 132
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.85 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.46% +12.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.65 £10.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £44.19 £31.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+32.55% +7.17%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +10 842 £330 +1.53% 113
London +36 292 £400 +23.07% 40
South East -9 174 £313 -10.71% 20
South West +31 74 £363 +9.43% 8
Hampshire +23 73 £339 -0.36% 1
East of England +9 66 £275 -15.38% 9
North East +11 65 £253 +29.48%
Scotland +21 62 £275 +44.73% 5
Tyne and Wear +13 57 £258 +35.52%
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 57 £258 +35.52%
North West -38 55 £305 +10.90% 10
Surrey +23 47 £288 -22.03% 6
Yorkshire -1 47 £290 +16.00% 14
City of London +28 45 £402 -2.66% 11
West Midlands -20 37 £350 +13.82% 4
Manchester -38 34 £325 +17.11% 7
East Midlands +16 32 £600 +166.66% 6
West Yorkshire 0 31 £315 -13.10% 9
Leeds +10 29 £330 +3.12% 5
Edinburgh +8 25 £350 +64.70% 3
Nottinghamshire +12 24 £600 - 5
Berkshire -33 24 £419 +0.41% 9
Bedfordshire +21 22 £388 +34.78% 1
Nottingham +8 20 £600 - 5
Bristol +6 20 £513 +105.00%
Wiltshire +1 17 £425 -5.55% 2
Birmingham -4 15 £380 +26.58% 4
Hertfordshire -18 15 £230 -45.88% 4
Renfrewshire - 15 £280 - 1
Erskine - 15 £280 - 1

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1440 (77.96%) Windows
2 1121 (60.69%) Active Directory
3 962 (52.08%) Microsoft
4 640 (34.65%) VMware
5 591 (32.00%) Windows Server
6 497 (26.91%) Citrix
7 488 (26.42%) Windows 7
8 460 (24.91%) PowerShell
9 436 (23.61%) ITIL
10 426 (23.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 414 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 400 (21.66%) SCOM
13 369 (19.98%) VMware Infrastructure
14 357 (19.33%) Security Cleared
15 340 (18.41%) MS Exchange
16 318 (17.22%) DNS
17 294 (15.92%) MS Excel
18 283 (15.32%) Windows 10
19 281 (15.21%) XenApp
20 272 (14.73%) DHCP
21 265 (14.35%) Office 365
22 259 (14.02%) MS Office
23 255 (13.81%) SC Cleared
24 248 (13.43%) Finance
25 246 (13.32%) Microsoft App-V
25 246 (13.32%) SQL
26 230 (12.45%) Linux
27 223 (12.07%) HP
28 217 (11.75%) Migration
29 215 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 340 (18.41%) MS Exchange
2 166 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 152 (8.23%) Skype for Business
4 137 (7.42%) SharePoint
5 70 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 60 (3.25%) IIS
7 54 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 42 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 41 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 35 (1.89%) OpenStack
11 20 (1.08%) Mule
12 17 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (0.81%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.70%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.54%) Confluence
16 10 (0.54%) JBoss
17 9 (0.49%) Apache
17 9 (0.49%) IBM Notes
18 7 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 294 (15.92%) MS Excel
2 259 (14.02%) MS Office
3 20 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.27%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.16%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.16%) MS Project
5 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.38%) RMDS
3 4 (0.22%) assyst
3 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.16%) Eikon
5 2 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.11%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.11%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.054%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.054%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.054%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.054%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 265 (14.35%) Office 365
2 155 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 34 (1.84%) IaaS
6 25 (1.35%) PaaS
7 19 (1.03%) Google Apps
8 18 (0.97%) SaaS
9 10 (0.54%) Mimecast
10 9 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.49%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.16%) Trello
12 2 (0.11%) HP Helion
12 2 (0.11%) iTunes
13 1 (0.054%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.054%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.054%) IBM PureFlex
13 1 (0.054%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.054%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 318 (17.22%) DNS
2 272 (14.73%) DHCP
3 167 (9.04%) SAN
4 150 (8.12%) LAN
5 141 (7.63%) WAN
6 131 (7.09%) Firewall
7 117 (6.33%) TCP/IP
8 83 (4.49%) VPN
9 71 (3.84%) Skype
10 59 (3.19%) Internet
11 55 (2.98%) Wi-Fi
12 52 (2.82%) Wireless
13 50 (2.71%) SSL
14 46 (2.49%) SNMP
15 41 (2.22%) NetScaler
16 38 (2.06%) VLAN
16 38 (2.06%) VoIP
17 37 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
18 33 (1.79%) NAS
19 30 (1.62%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 47 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 22 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
6 21 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 21 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (1.08%) MySQL
8 16 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (0.60%) Ingres
13 9 (0.49%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.49%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
15 5 (0.27%) DB2
15 5 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 81 (4.39%) MSI
2 37 (2.00%) JIRA
3 30 (1.62%) Git (software)
4 26 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 18 (0.97%) InstallShield
6 15 (0.81%) Subversion
7 14 (0.76%) Ant
7 14 (0.76%) Hudson
7 14 (0.76%) Maven
8 11 (0.60%) AdminStudio
9 8 (0.43%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.27%) WinDbg
11 4 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.22%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.16%) StarTeam
13 1 (0.054%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.054%) ClearQuest
13 1 (0.054%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 248 (13.43%) Finance
2 68 (3.68%) Banking
3 38 (2.06%) Legal
4 28 (1.52%) Back Office
4 28 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 27 (1.46%) Retail
6 26 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.19%) Law
8 20 (1.08%) Local Government
9 19 (1.03%) Publishing
10 16 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.70%) Marketing
12 11 (0.60%) Advertising
13 10 (0.54%) French Language
13 10 (0.54%) German Language
13 10 (0.54%) Military
14 7 (0.38%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.32%) Games
16 5 (0.27%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 224 (12.13%) Architect
2 215 (11.64%) Analyst
3 177 (9.58%) Support Engineer
4 167 (9.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 154 (8.34%) Desktop Engineer
6 150 (8.12%) Windows Engineer
7 147 (7.96%) Desktop Support
8 141 (7.63%) SCCM Engineer
9 129 (6.98%) Consultant
10 92 (4.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 91 (4.93%) Administrator
12 88 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
12 88 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
13 81 (4.39%) Support Analyst
14 77 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 65 (3.52%) Server Engineer
16 61 (3.30%) Infrastructure Architect
17 55 (2.98%) Service Analyst
17 55 (2.98%) Systems Administrator
18 53 (2.87%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (1.41%) XML
2 20 (1.08%) Middleware
3 16 (0.87%) Regular Expression
4 15 (0.81%) .NET
4 15 (0.81%) RESTful
5 13 (0.70%) REST
6 9 (0.49%) Software Packaging
7 8 (0.43%) ELK Stack
8 7 (0.38%) JSON
8 7 (0.38%) Web Services
9 6 (0.32%) SAML
10 5 (0.27%) ODBC
10 5 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (0.22%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.22%) 802.1X
11 4 (0.22%) DCOM
11 4 (0.22%) HTML
12 3 (0.16%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.16%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 143 (7.74%) Data Centre
2 81 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
3 73 (3.95%) Clustering
4 70 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (3.52%) Blackberry
6 64 (3.47%) Computer Science
7 53 (2.87%) Fat Client
7 53 (2.87%) Thin Client
8 41 (2.22%) PKI
9 32 (1.73%) Client/Server
10 25 (1.35%) Management Information System
11 24 (1.30%) Device Driver
11 24 (1.30%) Replication
12 23 (1.25%) CMDB
13 22 (1.19%) BYOD
14 20 (1.08%) Smartphone
15 15 (0.81%) Hedge funds
16 14 (0.76%) Mobile App
16 14 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
17 13 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1440 (77.96%) Windows
2 591 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 488 (26.42%) Windows 7
4 426 (23.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 414 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 283 (15.32%) Windows 10
7 230 (12.45%) Linux
8 196 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 125 (6.77%) Windows 8
10 80 (4.33%) Windows XP
11 77 (4.17%) Unix
12 56 (3.03%) Mac OS X
13 48 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 43 (2.33%) Apple iOS
15 32 (1.73%) Android
16 30 (1.62%) VMS
17 19 (1.03%) Solaris
18 18 (0.97%) CentOS
18 18 (0.97%) Mac OS
19 16 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (23.61%) ITIL
2 217 (11.75%) Migration
3 114 (6.17%) Software Delivery
4 96 (5.20%) Configuration Management
5 93 (5.04%) Service Management
6 77 (4.17%) Application Packaging
7 75 (4.06%) DevOps
8 74 (4.01%) Project Management
9 73 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
10 72 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 72 (3.90%) Software Deployment
11 65 (3.52%) Software Distribution
12 59 (3.19%) Service Delivery
12 59 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 58 (3.14%) Problem Management
14 55 (2.98%) Virtual Environments
15 53 (2.87%) Change Management
16 52 (2.82%) Patch Management
17 48 (2.60%) Software Engineering
18 46 (2.49%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 460 (24.91%) PowerShell
2 246 (13.32%) SQL
3 122 (6.61%) VBScript
4 78 (4.22%) VB
5 56 (3.03%) Python
6 42 (2.27%) Ruby
7 41 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 40 (2.17%) Java
9 33 (1.79%) JavaScript
10 31 (1.68%) C#
11 24 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 20 (1.08%) PHP
13 19 (1.03%) C
14 15 (0.81%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.38%) Perl
16 5 (0.27%) Jython
17 4 (0.22%) VBA
18 1 (0.054%) C++
18 1 (0.054%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.054%) XAML
Qualifications
1 357 (19.33%) Security Cleared
2 255 (13.81%) SC Cleared
3 215 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 115 (6.23%) MCSE
5 80 (4.33%) Degree
6 78 (4.22%) MCP
7 63 (3.41%) MCSA
8 56 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
9 53 (2.87%) DV Cleared
10 47 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
11 40 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
12 37 (2.00%) CISSP
13 35 (1.89%) MCDST
13 35 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 33 (1.79%) CCNA
15 30 (1.62%) MCITP
16 21 (1.14%) MCTS
17 16 (0.87%) DBS Check
17 16 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 13 (0.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.44%) SLA
2 50 (2.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 25 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.03%) QA
5 13 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.38%) COBIT
6 7 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.32%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.22%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.054%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1121 (60.69%) Active Directory
2 369 (19.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 281 (15.21%) XenApp
4 246 (13.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 201 (10.88%) Hyper-V
6 196 (10.61%) XenDesktop
7 108 (5.85%) vSphere
8 87 (4.71%) VMware ESX
9 73 (3.95%) XenServer
10 58 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
11 45 (2.44%) BitLocker
12 34 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
13 32 (1.73%) Firmware
14 30 (1.62%) VMware Server
15 27 (1.46%) Xen
16 22 (1.19%) DFS Replication
17 20 (1.08%) Docker
18 18 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
19 16 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
20 14 (0.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 400 (21.66%) SCOM
2 124 (6.71%) WSUS
3 95 (5.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 91 (4.93%) Puppet
5 74 (4.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 59 (3.19%) SCVMM
7 57 (3.09%) Microsoft Intune
8 47 (2.54%) Ansible
9 41 (2.22%) SCOrch
10 39 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
11 36 (1.95%) Backup Exec
12 32 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
13 30 (1.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 29 (1.57%) SCSM
14 29 (1.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 28 (1.52%) AirWatch
15 28 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
16 27 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
17 24 (1.30%) Tivoli
18 22 (1.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 962 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 640 (34.65%) VMware
3 497 (26.91%) Citrix
4 223 (12.07%) HP
5 185 (10.02%) Cisco
6 150 (8.12%) AppSense
7 112 (6.06%) Symantec
8 82 (4.44%) Dell
9 64 (3.47%) Red Hat
10 62 (3.36%) Apple
10 62 (3.36%) NetApp
11 61 (3.30%) Oracle
12 49 (2.65%) EMC
13 48 (2.60%) Altiris
13 48 (2.60%) Google
13 48 (2.60%) IBM
14 43 (2.33%) Intel Security
15 41 (2.22%) Splunk
16 40 (2.17%) CA
17 39 (2.11%) CheckPoint
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