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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 88 57 74
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +17
Contract jobs citing SCCM 30 65 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.29% 2.73% 1.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.73% 46.10% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £306
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -5.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Average hourly rate £15.94 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.79% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.08 £19.04
% change year-on-year
+18.15% -15.54%
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
132 141 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.66% 5.93% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 54 55
Average daily rate £350 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -14.77%

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 2 July 2015.

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
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 2 July 2015. 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 -4 9 £400 -5.88% 2
Shropshire -12 6 £335 +6.34%
Warwickshire -5 3 £275 +83.33%
Wolverhampton +2 2 £315 +14.54%
Coventry +2 2 £175 -33.33%
Staffordshire -6 1 - - 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 63 (82.89%) Windows
2 40 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
3 35 (46.05%) Windows 7
4 19 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 18 (23.68%) VMware
6 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (19.74%) DNS
7 15 (19.74%) Citrix
8 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (15.79%) NHS
9 12 (15.79%) DHCP
9 12 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (14.47%) ITIL
11 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
11 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
11 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
12 9 (11.84%) HP
13 8 (10.53%) MS Office
13 8 (10.53%) Migration
13 8 (10.53%) XenApp
14 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
14 7 (9.21%) Windows 8
14 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (9.21%) QA
14 7 (9.21%) LAN
14 7 (9.21%) WAN

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.95%) Lync
3 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Office 365
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) DNS
2 12 (15.79%) DHCP
3 7 (9.21%) LAN
3 7 (9.21%) WAN
4 3 (3.95%) Internet
4 3 (3.95%) SAN
5 2 (2.63%) SMS
5 2 (2.63%) Wireless
5 2 (2.63%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.32%) VLAN
6 1 (1.32%) NAS
6 1 (1.32%) VoIP
6 1 (1.32%) Intranet
6 1 (1.32%) HTTP
6 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MSI
General
1 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.63%) Retail
2 2 (2.63%) Local Government
3 1 (1.32%) Automotive
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (13.16%) Support Engineer
2 8 (10.53%) Consultant
3 7 (9.21%) Deployment Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Administrator
4 6 (7.89%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.58%) Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Applications Packager
5 5 (6.58%) SCCM Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Desktop Support
7 3 (3.95%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.95%) SCCM Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.95%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) NHS
2 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.63%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.63%) Replication
3 2 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) PKI
4 1 (1.32%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 63 (82.89%) Windows
2 35 (46.05%) Windows 7
3 19 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (9.21%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.95%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.47%) ITIL
2 8 (10.53%) Migration
3 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.26%) Service Management
4 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.26%) Patch Management
5 3 (3.95%) Server Building
6 2 (2.63%) ITSM
6 2 (2.63%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.63%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (2.63%) CRM
7 1 (1.32%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.32%) Project Management
7 1 (1.32%) Change Management
7 1 (1.32%) Logistics
7 1 (1.32%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.32%) Release Management
7 1 (1.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.32%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.26%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) VB
3 2 (2.63%) VBScript
4 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.89%) MCSE
5 5 (6.58%) MCP
6 4 (5.26%) MCITP
7 3 (3.95%) MCTS
8 2 (2.63%) MCSA
9 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (10.53%) XenApp
5 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.63%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.63%) vSphere
7 1 (1.32%) XenServer
7 1 (1.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) SCOM
2 4 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (3.95%) WSUS
4 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.63%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.63%) SCSM
5 1 (1.32%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.68%) VMware
3 15 (19.74%) Citrix
4 9 (11.84%) HP
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco
6 3 (3.95%) McAfee
6 3 (3.95%) Dell
7 2 (2.63%) EMC
7 2 (2.63%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.63%) Panasonic
7 2 (2.63%) Veeam
7 2 (2.63%) Symantec
8 1 (1.32%) Mitel
8 1 (1.32%) Spiceworks
8 1 (1.32%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.32%) Sophos
8 1 (1.32%) SAP
8 1 (1.32%) Juniper
8 1 (1.32%) CommVault
8 1 (1.32%) NetApp