The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 86 71 83
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing SCCM 38 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.50% 1.76% 1.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.75% 26.81% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 7
Average daily rate
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£320 £294 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.93% -9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £133 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 0
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-9.75% +3.79%
SCCM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
160 138 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.33% 6.55% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 88 42
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £497 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -37.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.45 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +27.02%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the West Midlands region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the West Midlands region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SCCM
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 13 £288 +15.00% 3
Coventry - 6 £413 - 3
Staffordshire - 5 - - 1
Shropshire -10 3 - -
Warwickshire -17 2 - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SCCM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCCM.

1 96 (89.72%) Windows
2 59 (55.14%) Active Directory
3 48 (44.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (42.06%) Microsoft
5 38 (35.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (35.51%) Windows 7
6 31 (28.97%) VMware
7 30 (28.04%) DHCP
7 30 (28.04%) MS Office
8 27 (25.23%) DNS
8 27 (25.23%) PowerShell
8 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (24.30%) Windows XP
10 25 (23.36%) SCOM
11 24 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (21.50%) Citrix
13 21 (19.63%) MS Exchange
13 21 (19.63%) Security Cleared
14 20 (18.69%) Dell
15 19 (17.76%) Migration
16 18 (16.82%) SAN
16 18 (16.82%) HP
17 17 (15.89%) NAS
17 17 (15.89%) XenDesktop
18 16 (14.95%) XenApp
18 16 (14.95%) XenServer
18 16 (14.95%) SC Cleared
18 16 (14.95%) EMC
18 16 (14.95%) Blackberry
19 15 (14.02%) PDA

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SCCM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCCM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (19.63%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.74%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.87%) IIS
4 2 (1.87%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (28.04%) MS Office
2 5 (4.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.04%) DHCP
2 27 (25.23%) DNS
3 18 (16.82%) SAN
4 17 (15.89%) NAS
5 15 (14.02%) VLAN
6 9 (8.41%) LAN
7 7 (6.54%) VPN
8 6 (5.61%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.74%) Firewall
9 4 (3.74%) 3G
10 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.87%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (1.87%) WAN
11 2 (1.87%) DMZ
12 1 (0.93%) VoIP
12 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) DataStage
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MSI
2 2 (1.87%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.87%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.93%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (7.48%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Back Office
2 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (21.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (15.89%) Support Engineer
3 16 (14.95%) Server Engineer
4 12 (11.21%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (8.41%) Consultant
5 9 (8.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) VMware Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Migration Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Citrix Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.67%) Applications Packager
10 4 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Desktop Support
11 3 (2.80%) Management Consultant
11 3 (2.80%) Senior Server Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Windows Administrator
11 3 (2.80%) Administrator
11 3 (2.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) Application Packaging
2 4 (3.74%) DCOM
3 3 (2.80%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.87%) Middleware
5 1 (0.93%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Blackberry
2 15 (14.02%) PDA
3 4 (3.74%) Clustering
3 4 (3.74%) Firmware
4 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) GIS
5 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 96 (89.72%) Windows
2 48 (44.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (35.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (35.51%) Windows 7
4 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (24.30%) Windows XP
6 7 (6.54%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.76%) Migration
2 14 (13.08%) Business Continuity
3 12 (11.21%) ITIL
4 7 (6.54%) Project Management
5 6 (5.61%) Software Distribution
5 6 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (4.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.74%) Workflow
8 3 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.80%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.87%) Time Management
9 2 (1.87%) Test Scripting
9 2 (1.87%) Project Planning
9 2 (1.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (1.87%) Information Assurance
9 2 (1.87%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (1.87%) Test Planning
9 2 (1.87%) WAN Optimisation
9 2 (1.87%) Regression Testing
9 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.23%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.61%) VB
3 5 (4.67%) SQL
4 2 (1.87%) Java
4 2 (1.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (19.63%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.95%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.67%) MCP
5 4 (3.74%) MCITP
5 4 (3.74%) MCSE
6 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.80%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.80%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.87%) MCSA
8 1 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 59 (55.14%) Active Directory
2 24 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (15.89%) XenDesktop
4 16 (14.95%) XenApp
4 16 (14.95%) XenServer
5 8 (7.48%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.48%) VMware Server
6 7 (6.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (23.36%) SCOM
2 5 (4.67%) WMI
3 3 (2.80%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.80%) WSUS
3 3 (2.80%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.93%) Nagios
5 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.93%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 45 (42.06%) Microsoft
2 31 (28.97%) VMware
3 23 (21.50%) Citrix
4 20 (18.69%) Dell
5 18 (16.82%) HP
6 16 (14.95%) EMC
7 6 (5.61%) Cisco
8 3 (2.80%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.87%) Nimsoft
9 2 (1.87%) Spiceworks
9 2 (1.87%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.87%) Panasonic
9 2 (1.87%) McAfee
10 1 (0.93%) Remedy
10 1 (0.93%) CA
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle
10 1 (0.93%) LANDesk
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