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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 56 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Contract jobs citing SCCM 57 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.50% 0.88% 1.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.53% 14.96% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 11
Average daily rate
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£225 £213 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -40.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £166 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 8
Average hourly rate £15.61 £14.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.10 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.04 £22.90 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.46 £20.06 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-17.97% -27.71%
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
193 127 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.46% 5.88% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 77 36
Average daily rate £325 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -37.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.15 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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 +8 18 £450 +100.00% 4
Coventry - 6 £230 - 1
Herefordshire - 3 £193 -
Staffordshire +3 2 - -
Wolverhampton +2 2 £203 -
Solihull - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 89 (89.00%) Windows
2 44 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 40 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (37.00%) Windows 7
5 33 (33.00%) DNS
5 33 (33.00%) DHCP
6 30 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 30 (30.00%) VMware
7 27 (27.00%) MS Office
8 26 (26.00%) Security Cleared
9 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (25.00%) ITIL
10 22 (22.00%) Windows XP
11 21 (21.00%) Citrix
12 20 (20.00%) Migration
12 20 (20.00%) SCOM
13 18 (18.00%) SC Cleared
14 17 (17.00%) PowerShell
14 17 (17.00%) Blackberry
14 17 (17.00%) MS Exchange
14 17 (17.00%) HP
15 15 (15.00%) Dell
15 15 (15.00%) XenApp
16 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (13.00%) SAN
18 12 (12.00%) XenServer
18 12 (12.00%) XenDesktop
19 11 (11.00%) EMC
20 10 (10.00%) Business Continuity

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (17.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (4.00%) Lync
4 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (1.00%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (27.00%) MS Office
2 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (33.00%) DHCP
1 33 (33.00%) DNS
2 13 (13.00%) SAN
3 10 (10.00%) VLAN
3 10 (10.00%) NAS
4 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.00%) VoIP
6 4 (4.00%) VPN
6 4 (4.00%) LAN
7 3 (3.00%) Firewall
8 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.00%) Wireless
8 2 (2.00%) 3G
9 1 (1.00%) WAN
9 1 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MSI
General
1 5 (5.00%) Local Government
2 1 (1.00%) Back Office
2 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (22.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 22 (22.00%) Server Engineer
2 21 (21.00%) Support Engineer
3 14 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (11.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (11.00%) Server Support
6 10 (10.00%) Analyst
7 9 (9.00%) Senior Server Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Administrator
10 5 (5.00%) Service Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.00%) Consultant
11 4 (4.00%) Desktop Support
11 4 (4.00%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.00%) Blackberry
2 10 (10.00%) PDA
3 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.00%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.00%) NHS
5 1 (1.00%) GIS
5 1 (1.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 89 (89.00%) Windows
2 40 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (37.00%) Windows 7
4 30 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (22.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.00%) CentOS
10 1 (1.00%) Fedora
10 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.00%) UNIX
10 1 (1.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.00%) ITIL
2 20 (20.00%) Migration
3 10 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (5.00%) Project Planning
4 5 (5.00%) Service Management
5 4 (4.00%) ITSM
5 4 (4.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.00%) System Testing
7 2 (2.00%) Security Management
7 2 (2.00%) CRM
8 1 (1.00%) ERP
8 1 (1.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.00%) Change Management
8 1 (1.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (1.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.00%) SQL
3 5 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.00%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (6.00%) MCP
5 4 (4.00%) MCSE
6 3 (3.00%) MCSA
7 1 (1.00%) MCITP
7 1 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.00%) XenApp
3 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (12.00%) XenServer
4 12 (12.00%) XenDesktop
5 8 (8.00%) VMware Server
6 5 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.00%) Postfix
8 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (20.00%) SCOM
2 9 (9.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.00%) Sysprep
4 3 (3.00%) WMI
4 3 (3.00%) SCSM
5 1 (1.00%) WSUS
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Intune
5 1 (1.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.00%) Nagios
5 1 (1.00%) DameWare
5 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 30 (30.00%) VMware
2 21 (21.00%) Citrix
3 17 (17.00%) HP
4 15 (15.00%) Dell
5 11 (11.00%) EMC
6 6 (6.00%) Cisco
7 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.00%) Nimsoft
7 2 (2.00%) Spiceworks
7 2 (2.00%) Remedy
8 1 (1.00%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle
8 1 (1.00%) CA
8 1 (1.00%) CommVault
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