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 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 82 62 74
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs citing SCCM 46 52 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.70% 2.20% 1.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.00% 29.05% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 20
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£335 £220 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% -40.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.06 £15.38 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.42% +23.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-28.73% +24.28%
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
200 179 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.38% 7.57% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 93 48
Average daily rate £370 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £443 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.88 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £12.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £23.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

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 April 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
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 April 2015.

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 April 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
Coventry +14 14 £350 +81.81% 1
Birmingham -13 9 £303 +23.46%
Shropshire -24 4 £335 +3.71% 3
Herefordshire - 4 £313 -
Warwickshire -5 2 - - 2
Solihull - 2 £363 -
Walsall - 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Dudley - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 85 (87.63%) Windows
2 51 (52.58%) Active Directory
3 38 (39.18%) Windows 7
4 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
5 30 (30.93%) DNS
6 29 (29.90%) VMware
7 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (26.80%) DHCP
8 26 (26.80%) ITIL
9 25 (25.77%) Windows XP
10 24 (24.74%) Citrix
11 23 (23.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (22.68%) Security Cleared
13 19 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (18.56%) MS Office
15 15 (15.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (15.46%) SC Cleared
15 15 (15.46%) SCOM
15 15 (15.46%) XenApp
16 14 (14.43%) Migration
17 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (13.40%) NHS
18 11 (11.34%) HP
18 11 (11.34%) Microsoft App-V
19 10 (10.31%) MS Exchange
20 9 (9.28%) MCSE
20 9 (9.28%) PowerShell
21 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
21 8 (8.25%) Service Management
22 7 (7.22%) Local Government

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (10.31%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (6.19%) Lync
3 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (18.56%) MS Office
2 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.03%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (30.93%) DNS
2 26 (26.80%) DHCP
3 7 (7.22%) SAN
4 6 (6.19%) LAN
4 6 (6.19%) WAN
5 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.12%) VLAN
5 4 (4.12%) NAS
6 3 (3.09%) Internet
7 2 (2.06%) SMS
7 2 (2.06%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.06%) Wireless
8 1 (1.03%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.03%) HTTP
8 1 (1.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MSI
General
1 7 (7.22%) Local Government
2 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (19.59%) Support Engineer
2 17 (17.53%) Server Engineer
3 16 (16.49%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (10.31%) Administrator
5 9 (9.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) Consultant
7 7 (7.22%) Server Support
7 7 (7.22%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.19%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Service Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Architect
9 5 (5.15%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Server Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Windows Administrator
10 4 (4.12%) Desktop Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) NHS
2 7 (7.22%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.12%) PDA
4 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.06%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.06%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.06%) Replication
6 1 (1.03%) Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 85 (87.63%) Windows
2 38 (39.18%) Windows 7
3 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (25.77%) Windows XP
5 23 (23.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.22%) Windows 2000
8 5 (5.15%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) ITIL
2 14 (14.43%) Migration
3 8 (8.25%) Service Management
4 7 (7.22%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.19%) ITSM
6 4 (4.12%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.09%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.09%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.09%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.06%) CRM
9 1 (1.03%) Change Management
9 1 (1.03%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.03%) Logistics
9 1 (1.03%) Release Management
9 1 (1.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.03%) Compatibility Testing
9 1 (1.03%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.28%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.09%) VB
2 3 (3.09%) SQL
3 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.46%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.28%) MCSE
5 6 (6.19%) MCP
6 5 (5.15%) MCITP
6 5 (5.15%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.03%) MCTS
8 1 (1.03%) MCSA
8 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) QA
System Software
1 51 (52.58%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.46%) XenApp
2 15 (15.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (6.19%) XenServer
4 6 (6.19%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.09%) VMware Server
5 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.06%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (15.46%) SCOM
2 6 (6.19%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.15%) SCSM
4 4 (4.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.12%) WSUS
5 2 (2.06%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.06%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.03%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.03%) DameWare
6 1 (1.03%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 29 (29.90%) VMware
3 24 (24.74%) Citrix
4 11 (11.34%) HP
5 6 (6.19%) Dell
6 5 (5.15%) EMC
7 2 (2.06%) Symantec
7 2 (2.06%) McAfee
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco
8 1 (1.03%) Sophos
8 1 (1.03%) Remedy
8 1 (1.03%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.03%) Panasonic
8 1 (1.03%) Veeam
8 1 (1.03%) Spiceworks
8 1 (1.03%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.03%) Juniper
8 1 (1.03%) CommVault
8 1 (1.03%) NetApp
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