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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 77 70 86
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs citing SCCM 44 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.76% 1.77% 1.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.14% 24.50% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 6
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£240 £294 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% -13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £130 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 0
Average hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
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
175 151 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.99% 7.24% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 98 36
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -49.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £10.60 £39.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £30.00 £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 18 £150 -42.85% 5
Coventry - 7 £413 - 1
Shropshire -9 5 - -
Staffordshire - 5 - -
Warwickshire -10 2 - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 97 (88.99%) Windows
2 56 (51.38%) Active Directory
3 47 (43.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (41.28%) Microsoft
5 41 (37.61%) Windows 7
6 36 (33.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (28.44%) MS Office
8 30 (27.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (26.61%) DHCP
9 29 (26.61%) VMware
10 26 (23.85%) DNS
10 26 (23.85%) SCOM
11 25 (22.94%) PowerShell
12 24 (22.02%) Windows XP
13 22 (20.18%) MS Exchange
13 22 (20.18%) Citrix
13 22 (20.18%) Security Cleared
14 21 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (19.27%) Dell
15 18 (16.51%) Migration
15 18 (16.51%) EMC
15 18 (16.51%) SAN
15 18 (16.51%) Blackberry
16 17 (15.60%) NAS
16 17 (15.60%) XenDesktop
17 16 (14.68%) XenApp
17 16 (14.68%) XenServer
17 16 (14.68%) SC Cleared
17 16 (14.68%) Business Continuity
17 16 (14.68%) HP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (20.18%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.67%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.83%) IIS
5 2 (1.83%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.92%) Lync
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (28.44%) MS Office
2 6 (5.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (26.61%) DHCP
2 26 (23.85%) DNS
3 18 (16.51%) SAN
4 17 (15.60%) NAS
5 15 (13.76%) VLAN
6 10 (9.17%) LAN
7 7 (6.42%) VPN
8 6 (5.50%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (4.59%) Firewall
10 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.67%) VoIP
10 4 (3.67%) 3G
11 2 (1.83%) Wireless
11 2 (1.83%) DMZ
11 2 (1.83%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) DataStage
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MSI
2 1 (0.92%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.92%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (4.59%) Finance
2 1 (0.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (22.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (17.43%) Server Engineer
3 17 (15.60%) Support Engineer
4 13 (11.93%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (10.09%) Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) VMware Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Consultant
8 7 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.50%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) Citrix Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Applications Packager
10 4 (3.67%) Migration Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Senior Server Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Server Support
10 4 (3.67%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (2.75%) Configuration Engineer
11 3 (2.75%) Senior Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.34%) Application Packaging
2 4 (3.67%) DCOM
3 2 (1.83%) Middleware
3 2 (1.83%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Blackberry
2 15 (13.76%) PDA
3 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.67%) Clustering
4 2 (1.83%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.92%) CMDB
5 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.92%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 97 (88.99%) Windows
2 47 (43.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (37.61%) Windows 7
4 36 (33.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (27.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (22.02%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.50%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.51%) Migration
2 16 (14.68%) Business Continuity
3 13 (11.93%) ITIL
4 6 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (4.59%) Software Distribution
6 4 (3.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.67%) Project Planning
7 3 (2.75%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.75%) Project Management
7 3 (2.75%) CRM
8 2 (1.83%) Regression Testing
8 2 (1.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.83%) Security Management
8 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.83%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.83%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (1.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (1.83%) Test Scripting
8 2 (1.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.94%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.50%) SQL
2 6 (5.50%) VB
3 2 (1.83%) Java
4 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (20.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.68%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.75%) BC Cleared
5 3 (2.75%) MCSA
5 3 (2.75%) MCP
6 1 (0.92%) MCSE
6 1 (0.92%) MCITP
6 1 (0.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 56 (51.38%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (15.60%) XenDesktop
4 16 (14.68%) XenApp
4 16 (14.68%) XenServer
5 8 (7.34%) VMware Server
6 6 (5.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (4.59%) Hyper-V
8 4 (3.67%) Firmware
9 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (23.85%) SCOM
2 6 (5.50%) WMI
3 4 (3.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.83%) Sysprep
4 2 (1.83%) WSUS
5 1 (0.92%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.92%) Nagios
5 1 (0.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 45 (41.28%) Microsoft
2 29 (26.61%) VMware
3 22 (20.18%) Citrix
4 21 (19.27%) Dell
5 18 (16.51%) EMC
6 16 (14.68%) HP
7 8 (7.34%) Cisco
8 4 (3.67%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.75%) Nimsoft
9 3 (2.75%) Spiceworks
10 2 (1.83%) Panasonic
11 1 (0.92%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.92%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.92%) CA
11 1 (0.92%) Remedy
11 1 (0.92%) McAfee
11 1 (0.92%) Oracle
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