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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 87 73 73
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing SCCM 30 44 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.21% 1.74% 1.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.44% 30.77% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 23
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£350 £331 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £150 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 2
Average hourly rate £13.06 £18.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.47% +30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £23.50 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -13.04%
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
128 143 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.15% 5.65% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 60 79
Average daily rate £335 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.60 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.61% +64.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £25.15 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 10 £300 +4.34% 1
Coventry -5 4 £310 -22.50% 1
Staffordshire -10 3 - - 1
Worcestershire -10 3 £310 +40.90% 1
Shropshire -7 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £350 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £250 -
Herefordshire - 1 £425 -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (74.63%) Windows
2 35 (52.24%) Microsoft
3 31 (46.27%) Active Directory
4 27 (40.30%) Windows 7
5 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (22.39%) VMware
6 14 (20.90%) Windows XP
6 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (17.91%) MS Exchange
7 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
7 12 (17.91%) Citrix
7 12 (17.91%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (14.93%) DNS
9 9 (13.43%) HP
9 9 (13.43%) SCOM
10 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (11.94%) MSI
10 8 (11.94%) MCSE
11 7 (10.45%) DHCP
11 7 (10.45%) ITIL
11 7 (10.45%) MCP
11 7 (10.45%) Migration
11 7 (10.45%) Application Packaging
11 7 (10.45%) QA
11 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
12 6 (8.96%) Office 365
12 6 (8.96%) Windows 8

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (17.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.46%) Lync
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) DNS
2 7 (10.45%) DHCP
3 5 (7.46%) LAN
3 5 (7.46%) WAN
4 3 (4.48%) SAN
4 3 (4.48%) Internet
4 3 (4.48%) Firewall
5 2 (2.99%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.99%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.99%) Wireless
5 2 (2.99%) VPN
6 1 (1.49%) Intranet
6 1 (1.49%) VoIP
6 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.49%) VLAN
6 1 (1.49%) Network Security
6 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.49%) NAS
6 1 (1.49%) 3G
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MSI
2 1 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.48%) Retail
2 2 (2.99%) Local Government
3 1 (1.49%) Automotive
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (13.43%) Deployment Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Applications Packager
5 5 (7.46%) SCCM Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.48%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) PC Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.48%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.48%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.49%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) NHS
2 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.49%) Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) PKI
3 1 (1.49%) PDA
3 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (74.63%) Windows
2 27 (40.30%) Windows 7
3 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (20.90%) Windows XP
4 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.96%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.49%) Linux
8 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.45%) ITIL
1 7 (10.45%) Migration
2 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (8.96%) Application Discovery
3 4 (5.97%) Patch Management
4 3 (4.48%) Service Management
4 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.99%) Project Management
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE
5 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.99%) ITSM
5 2 (2.99%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (1.49%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.49%) Change Control
6 1 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.49%) Security Patching
6 1 (1.49%) Network Design
6 1 (1.49%) Logistics
6 1 (1.49%) Release Management
6 1 (1.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) Java
2 1 (1.49%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) VBScript
2 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.94%) MCSE
3 7 (10.45%) MCP
4 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.97%) MCSA
6 3 (4.48%) MCTS
6 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) MCITP
8 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) CCNP
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (46.27%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.91%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.97%) XenApp
5 4 (5.97%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.48%) vSphere
7 2 (2.99%) IAG
7 2 (2.99%) UAG
8 1 (1.49%) XenServer
8 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) SCOM
2 4 (5.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.99%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.49%) SCSM
Vendors
1 35 (52.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.39%) VMware
3 12 (17.91%) Citrix
4 9 (13.43%) HP
5 6 (8.96%) Cisco
6 4 (5.97%) LANDesk
6 4 (5.97%) Veeam
7 3 (4.48%) McAfee
8 2 (2.99%) Panasonic
8 2 (2.99%) Dell
8 2 (2.99%) EMC
9 1 (1.49%) Juniper
9 1 (1.49%) Lotus
9 1 (1.49%) webMethods
9 1 (1.49%) Mitel
9 1 (1.49%) Wyse
9 1 (1.49%) SAP
9 1 (1.49%) Spiceworks
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