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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK
Rank 191 176 149
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -27
Contract jobs citing SCCM 611 711 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.36% 1.37% 1.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.66% 15.37% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 420 474
Median daily rate £325 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £290 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 66 70
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £16.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.55 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £16.03
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +24.78%

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
4473 4626 4575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.99% 8.90% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2982 2914 2702
Median daily rate £463 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 137 153
Median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £28.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.66% +25.55%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -12 538 £325 +1.56% 116
London +26 231 £365 +4.28% 51
South East -21 104 £331 +8.44% 14
Scotland +21 49 £339 +20.44% 3
City of London +4 46 £350 -6.66% 11
East of England -14 44 £225 -14.77% 10
East Midlands +23 33 £250 -13.04% 10
Hampshire -9 33 £325 +6.99% 4
South West -24 33 £313 +7.75% 11
Yorkshire +16 32 £305 +103.33% 8
North West +12 28 £300 -4.00% 3
Edinburgh +19 22 £344 -1.78% 1
Glasgow +14 20 £400 +280.95% 1
Bristol +6 19 £313 +27.55% 3
Hertfordshire -6 19 £263 -22.22% 4
West Midlands -7 19 £350 +20.68% 7
West Yorkshire +17 18 £325 -5.10% 8
Northamptonshire +12 18 £210 -
Buckinghamshire +9 18 £338 +16.37% 2
Milton Keynes +3 16 £337 +16.20% 1
North East -9 16 £225 +9.75% 2
Northampton - 16 £200 -
Cheshire +34 15 £350 +30.23%
Oxfordshire 0 14 £488 +275.00% 1
Berkshire -10 14 £300 -25.00% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 13 £290 +85.30% 2
Tyne and Wear -12 13 £290 +85.30% 2
Surrey -5 12 £210 +13.82% 2
Leeds +3 11 £325 -4.41% 3
Cambridge +14 10 £143 -52.50% 1

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1110 (79.63%) Windows
2 851 (61.05%) Active Directory
3 721 (51.72%) Microsoft
4 422 (30.27%) Windows Server
5 406 (29.12%) Windows 7
6 377 (27.04%) VMware
7 324 (23.24%) Citrix
8 322 (23.10%) Windows 10
9 314 (22.53%) ITIL
10 303 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 292 (20.95%) PowerShell
12 262 (18.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 256 (18.36%) Office 365
14 228 (16.36%) DNS
15 227 (16.28%) Security Cleared
16 226 (16.21%) MS Office
17 203 (14.56%) Microsoft App-V
18 200 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
19 195 (13.99%) DHCP
20 191 (13.70%) SCOM
21 182 (13.06%) MS Excel
22 178 (12.77%) Migration
23 177 (12.70%) XenApp
24 176 (12.63%) MS Exchange
25 169 (12.12%) SQL
26 168 (12.05%) SC Cleared
27 158 (11.33%) Finance
28 151 (10.83%) SQL Server
29 143 (10.26%) Hyper-V
30 129 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 176 (12.63%) MS Exchange
2 129 (9.25%) Skype for Business
3 94 (6.74%) SharePoint
4 82 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 51 (3.66%) IIS
6 48 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (0.79%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.72%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.65%) IBM Notes
13 8 (0.57%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.50%) Apache
14 7 (0.50%) Confluence
15 5 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
16 3 (0.22%) Site Server
17 2 (0.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 226 (16.21%) MS Office
2 182 (13.06%) MS Excel
3 17 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.14%) assyst
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 256 (18.36%) Office 365
2 129 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (2.65%) IaaS
5 32 (2.30%) OneDrive
6 26 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (0.93%) G Suite
7 13 (0.93%) PaaS
8 10 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.65%) SaaS
10 8 (0.57%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
13 3 (0.22%) GitHub
14 2 (0.14%) AWS OpsWorks
14 2 (0.14%) IBM PureFlex
15 1 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.072%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.072%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 228 (16.36%) DNS
2 195 (13.99%) DHCP
3 110 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 96 (6.89%) LAN
5 85 (6.10%) Firewall
6 80 (5.74%) SAN
6 80 (5.74%) VPN
7 71 (5.09%) WAN
8 68 (4.88%) Skype
9 38 (2.73%) Internet
10 33 (2.37%) Wireless
11 32 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
12 31 (2.22%) SSL
13 29 (2.08%) Network Security
14 28 (2.01%) SNMP
15 25 (1.79%) VoIP
16 20 (1.43%) iSCSI
16 20 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (1.36%) HTTP
18 18 (1.29%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (0.79%) MySQL
6 8 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (0.50%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.43%) DB2
9 5 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.29%) Ingres
10 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.14%) Big Data
12 2 (0.14%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 66 (4.73%) MSI
2 20 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.00%) JIRA
4 13 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.93%) InstallShield
5 9 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (0.50%) AdminStudio
6 7 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.36%) Hudson
8 4 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.29%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.29%) ClearQuest
8 4 (0.29%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.22%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.14%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.072%) Ant
11 1 (0.072%) Log4j
11 1 (0.072%) Maven
11 1 (0.072%) Rational DOORS
General
1 158 (11.33%) Finance
2 53 (3.80%) Banking
3 25 (1.79%) Advertising
4 24 (1.72%) Retail
5 23 (1.65%) Law
6 22 (1.58%) Back Office
7 19 (1.36%) Publishing
7 19 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 12 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.79%) Legal
10 10 (0.72%) Local Government
11 9 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.57%) Games
13 7 (0.50%) Marketing
14 5 (0.36%) Electronics
15 4 (0.29%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.29%) Military
15 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 195 (13.99%) Analyst
2 182 (13.06%) Support Engineer
3 121 (8.68%) Desktop Support
4 115 (8.25%) Consultant
5 111 (7.96%) Windows Engineer
6 104 (7.46%) Architect
7 103 (7.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 101 (7.25%) SCCM Engineer
9 96 (6.89%) Desktop Engineer
10 93 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 93 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 92 (6.60%) 3rd Line Support
12 89 (6.38%) Support Analyst
13 56 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 56 (4.02%) Administrator
14 55 (3.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 54 (3.87%) SCCM Consultant
16 49 (3.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 48 (3.44%) IT Support
17 48 (3.44%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.58%) Software Packaging
2 24 (1.72%) Web Services
3 18 (1.29%) .NET
4 13 (0.93%) Middleware
5 10 (0.72%) XML
6 9 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (0.57%) SAML
8 7 (0.50%) HTML
8 7 (0.50%) MCollective
8 7 (0.50%) REST
9 5 (0.36%) 802.1X
9 5 (0.36%) XMPP
10 4 (0.29%) Regular Expression
11 3 (0.22%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.22%) JSON
11 3 (0.22%) WAP
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.14%) X-Windows
13 1 (0.072%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (0.072%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 80 (5.74%) Data Centre
2 71 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (4.59%) PKI
4 60 (4.30%) Fat Client
4 60 (4.30%) Thin Client
5 54 (3.87%) Clustering
6 42 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 41 (2.94%) Blackberry
8 38 (2.73%) Smartphone
9 26 (1.87%) Management Information System
10 25 (1.79%) Computer Science
10 25 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
11 20 (1.43%) iPhone
12 18 (1.29%) User Experience
13 16 (1.15%) Replication
14 13 (0.93%) iPad
14 13 (0.93%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.93%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.86%) BYOD
15 12 (0.86%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1110 (79.63%) Windows
2 422 (30.27%) Windows Server
3 406 (29.12%) Windows 7
4 322 (23.10%) Windows 10
5 303 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 262 (18.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 121 (8.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 101 (7.25%) Linux
9 91 (6.53%) Windows 8
10 45 (3.23%) Windows XP
11 44 (3.16%) Android
11 44 (3.16%) Apple iOS
12 35 (2.51%) Unix
13 34 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (2.08%) Mac OS X
15 20 (1.43%) Solaris
16 13 (0.93%) CentOS
16 13 (0.93%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.65%) AIX
18 8 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (22.53%) ITIL
2 178 (12.77%) Migration
3 90 (6.46%) Application Packaging
4 64 (4.59%) Service Management
5 60 (4.30%) Software Deployment
6 53 (3.80%) Patch Management
7 51 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (3.66%) Software Distribution
8 50 (3.59%) Configuration Management
9 48 (3.44%) Software Delivery
10 47 (3.37%) Problem Management
11 45 (3.23%) Incident Management
11 45 (3.23%) Service Delivery
12 43 (3.08%) Change Management
13 41 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
14 40 (2.87%) Project Management
15 39 (2.80%) Virtual Environments
16 36 (2.58%) ITIL V3
17 34 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
18 33 (2.37%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 292 (20.95%) PowerShell
2 169 (12.12%) SQL
3 74 (5.31%) VBScript
4 32 (2.30%) VB
5 28 (2.01%) C
6 23 (1.65%) Python
7 21 (1.51%) C#
8 19 (1.36%) Java
9 16 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 13 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 12 (0.86%) JavaScript
11 12 (0.86%) Ruby
12 6 (0.43%) Perl
13 4 (0.29%) PHP
14 3 (0.22%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.14%) VB6
16 1 (0.072%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 227 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 168 (12.05%) SC Cleared
3 121 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (4.88%) MCSE
5 54 (3.87%) Degree
6 42 (3.01%) MCP
7 41 (2.94%) DV Cleared
8 34 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (1.79%) MCSA
10 22 (1.58%) DBS Check
11 21 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (1.43%) MCITP
12 20 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (1.22%) CCNA
14 16 (1.15%) MCTS
15 11 (0.79%) MCDST
16 10 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
17 9 (0.65%) HNC
18 8 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 7 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.66%) SLA
2 28 (2.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (1.08%) QA
4 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.29%) PMO
6 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.072%) GCP
8 1 (0.072%) GDPR
8 1 (0.072%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.072%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.072%) PMBOK
System Software
1 851 (61.05%) Active Directory
2 203 (14.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 200 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 177 (12.70%) XenApp
5 143 (10.26%) Hyper-V
6 118 (8.46%) XenDesktop
7 76 (5.45%) VMware ESX
8 60 (4.30%) BitLocker
8 60 (4.30%) vSphere
9 48 (3.44%) Virtual Desktop
10 45 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
11 28 (2.01%) Firmware
12 26 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
13 23 (1.65%) XenServer
14 14 (1.00%) Docker
15 12 (0.86%) vCloud
16 10 (0.72%) Terminal Services
17 9 (0.65%) Xen
18 8 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
19 7 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 191 (13.70%) SCOM
2 95 (6.81%) WSUS
3 56 (4.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 51 (3.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 36 (2.58%) Puppet
6 35 (2.51%) Norton AntiVirus
7 32 (2.30%) SCVMM
8 31 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
9 28 (2.01%) SCOrch
9 28 (2.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 27 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 23 (1.65%) NetBackup
12 21 (1.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 20 (1.43%) Backup Exec
14 19 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (1.29%) AirWatch
15 18 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
16 17 (1.22%) HP SiteScope
17 16 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 14 (1.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 721 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 377 (27.04%) VMware
3 324 (23.24%) Citrix
4 116 (8.32%) HP
5 110 (7.89%) Symantec
6 104 (7.46%) Cisco
7 94 (6.74%) Dell
8 76 (5.45%) AppSense
9 54 (3.87%) Intel Security
10 48 (3.44%) Apple
11 39 (2.80%) NetApp
12 35 (2.51%) Red Hat
13 32 (2.30%) Wyse
14 31 (2.22%) Oracle
15 28 (2.01%) Remedy
16 27 (1.94%) IBM
17 26 (1.87%) Google
18 25 (1.79%) ServiceNow
19 22 (1.58%) Altiris
19 22 (1.58%) LANDesk
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