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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 95 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 55 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.70% 1.34% 1.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.09% 23.94% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 11
Median daily rate £355 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £276 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.06 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% -32.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £11.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £14.70 £23.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £14.40 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+16.31% -17.71%
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
249 142 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.70% 5.60% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 86 73
Median daily rate £450 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -29.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.11 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £32.80 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +10 23 £400 +23.07%
Shropshire -21 13 £450 -10.00%
Worcestershire 0 5 £240 -22.58%
Coventry -13 5 £195 -27.77% 2
Solihull +3 3 - -
West Bromwich -1 2 £255 -32.00%
Staffordshire -4 2 £408 -
Herefordshire +3 1 £450 +5.88%
Wolverhampton 0 1 £320 +28.00%
Warwickshire - 1 £250 - 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 58 (71.60%) Windows
2 51 (62.96%) Active Directory
3 32 (39.51%) Microsoft
4 31 (38.27%) Windows Server
5 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (27.16%) VMware
7 21 (25.93%) Windows 10
8 19 (23.46%) MS Exchange
9 17 (20.99%) DNS
9 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
9 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (19.75%) Citrix
11 14 (17.28%) SQL
11 14 (17.28%) Windows 7
12 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
12 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (13.58%) HP
13 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (13.58%) SCOM
13 11 (13.58%) Skype for Business
13 11 (13.58%) Office 365
14 10 (12.35%) Windows 8
14 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (12.35%) XenApp
14 10 (12.35%) MS Office
15 9 (11.11%) Linux
15 9 (11.11%) DHCP
15 9 (11.11%) SAN
15 9 (11.11%) Migration
15 9 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (23.46%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.58%) Skype for Business
3 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.94%) IIS
6 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Office
2 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (13.58%) Office 365
2 3 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) DNS
2 9 (11.11%) DHCP
2 9 (11.11%) SAN
2 9 (11.11%) Skype
3 7 (8.64%) NAS
4 6 (7.41%) WAN
5 5 (6.17%) Firewall
5 5 (6.17%) VLAN
6 4 (4.94%) H.323
6 4 (4.94%) IPv4
6 4 (4.94%) LAN
6 4 (4.94%) LDAP
6 4 (4.94%) SSL
6 4 (4.94%) Unified Communications
7 3 (3.70%) VPN
8 2 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.23%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MSI
2 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (2.47%) Finance
1 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.23%) Back Office
2 1 (1.23%) Banking
2 1 (1.23%) Legal
2 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.23%) Marketing
2 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (14.81%) Architect
2 9 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) SCCM Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (8.64%) Consultant
5 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Administrator
5 6 (7.41%) Citrix Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 6 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Citrix Support
6 5 (6.17%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) VMware Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.94%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.17%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.17%) PDA
2 5 (6.17%) Replication
2 5 (6.17%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.70%) PKI
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Clustering
4 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) CMDB
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.23%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Informatics
5 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 58 (71.60%) Windows
2 31 (38.27%) Windows Server
3 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (25.93%) Windows 10
5 14 (17.28%) Windows 7
6 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (12.35%) Windows 8
7 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (11.11%) Linux
9 4 (4.94%) Unix
10 3 (3.70%) Android
10 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.11%) Migration
2 8 (9.88%) ITIL
3 7 (8.64%) Project Management
4 5 (6.17%) Patch Management
4 5 (6.17%) Software Distribution
5 4 (4.94%) E-Discovery
5 4 (4.94%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.70%) Line Management
6 3 (3.70%) Presales
6 3 (3.70%) Release Management
6 3 (3.70%) Test Strategy
7 2 (2.47%) Analytics
7 2 (2.47%) Application Packaging
7 2 (2.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.47%) Programme Governance
7 2 (2.47%) Service Design
7 2 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.47%) Validation
7 2 (2.47%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (1.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) SQL
2 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.94%) LPIC
5 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.23%) CISSP
5 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.23%) MCSE
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 51 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.35%) XenApp
4 9 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.17%) VMware Server
6 5 (6.17%) XenServer
7 4 (4.94%) Firmware
7 4 (4.94%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (4.94%) vSphere
8 3 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.47%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.23%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) SCOM
2 6 (7.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (6.17%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.94%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.70%) BladeLogic
5 3 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.47%) WSUS
7 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.23%) Puppet
7 1 (1.23%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.23%) SCSM
7 1 (1.23%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) Microsoft
2 22 (27.16%) VMware
3 16 (19.75%) Citrix
4 11 (13.58%) HP
5 6 (7.41%) Dell
6 5 (6.17%) IBM
7 4 (4.94%) Intel Security
7 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.70%) Altiris
8 3 (3.70%) Cisco
8 3 (3.70%) EMC
8 3 (3.70%) NetApp
9 2 (2.47%) Google
9 2 (2.47%) Sophos
9 2 (2.47%) Sun
10 1 (1.23%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.23%) Canon
10 1 (1.23%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.23%) Panasonic
10 1 (1.23%) Virgin Media