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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 112 93 56
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -37
Contract jobs citing SCCM 24 37 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 1.45% 2.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.79% 21.51% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 28
Median daily rate £344 £320 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% +21.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £100 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £408 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 11
Median hourly rate £17.44 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.53% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £12.40 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 £18.90 £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -12.59%
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
273 172 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.48% 6.73% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 99 83
Median daily rate £400 £350 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £220 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 14
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% +50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.78 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -16.76%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +13 14 £350 -12.50% 1
Solihull -13 2 £375 -
Coventry -11 1 - -
Worcestershire -11 1 - -
Shropshire -44 1 - - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £300 -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 37 (68.52%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 21 (38.89%) Citrix
5 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 14 (25.93%) Windows 10
7 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (20.37%) Migration
8 11 (20.37%) VMware
8 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (20.37%) Windows XP
8 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (18.52%) XenApp
9 10 (18.52%) SCOM
10 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 8 (14.81%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
12 7 (12.96%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (11.11%) XenDesktop
13 6 (11.11%) IIS
13 6 (11.11%) SQL
13 6 (11.11%) Dell
13 6 (11.11%) Office 365
14 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (9.26%) Windows 8
14 5 (9.26%) IBM

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 6 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Office 365
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (9.26%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) SAN
3 4 (7.41%) DNS
3 4 (7.41%) SSL
4 3 (5.56%) LAN
5 2 (3.70%) Internet
5 2 (3.70%) Intranet
5 2 (3.70%) VPN
5 2 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MSI
2 3 (5.56%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.85%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (5.56%) Publishing
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Consultant
3 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Administrator
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.56%) SCCM Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.70%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Systems Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) CMDB
4 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.85%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Informatics
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (68.52%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 14 (25.93%) Windows 10
4 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (20.37%) Windows XP
6 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
7 5 (9.26%) Linux
7 5 (9.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Migration
2 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (7.41%) ITIL
4 3 (5.56%) Change Control
4 3 (5.56%) Line Management
4 3 (5.56%) Presales
4 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.70%) Security Patching
5 2 (3.70%) Test Management
6 1 (1.85%) Application Discovery
6 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.85%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.85%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (1.85%) SDLC
6 1 (1.85%) Security Architecture
6 1 (1.85%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.85%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) LPIC
5 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.85%) CISSP
5 1 (1.85%) ISEB
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) XenApp
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.41%) Firmware
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) SCOM
2 5 (9.26%) WSUS
3 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.41%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Intune
4 3 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.85%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (1.85%) Puppet
5 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.85%) SCSM
5 1 (1.85%) Simpana
5 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.89%) Citrix
3 11 (20.37%) VMware
4 6 (11.11%) Dell
5 5 (9.26%) IBM
5 5 (9.26%) Sophos
6 4 (7.41%) NetApp
6 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.56%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.85%) CommVault
9 1 (1.85%) Finjan
9 1 (1.85%) Google
9 1 (1.85%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.85%) Lotus
9 1 (1.85%) Wyse