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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 90 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs citing SCCM 30 54 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.26% 2.25% 1.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.26% 41.86% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 24
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£308 £315 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% -10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 2
Average hourly rate £14.14 £11.48 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -8.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -26.82%
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
129 129 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.40% 5.37% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 44 61
Average daily rate £350 £340 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

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 July 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 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 9 £300 -29.41% 1
Staffordshire -5 4 - -
Coventry 0 3 £310 +3.33% 3
Shropshire -4 3 - -
Wolverhampton -3 2 £315 +14.54%
Warwickshire -1 1 - -
Worcestershire -11 1 - - 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 62 (79.49%) Windows
2 39 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 38 (48.72%) Active Directory
4 35 (44.87%) Windows 7
5 20 (25.64%) VMware
6 18 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 17 (21.79%) Citrix
7 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
9 14 (17.95%) DNS
9 14 (17.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (15.38%) DHCP
10 12 (15.38%) ITIL
10 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
12 10 (12.82%) XenApp
12 10 (12.82%) MS Exchange
13 9 (11.54%) MCSE
13 9 (11.54%) MS Office
13 9 (11.54%) NHS
13 9 (11.54%) SCOM
14 8 (10.26%) HP
14 8 (10.26%) MSI
15 7 (8.97%) Migration
15 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (8.97%) MCP
15 7 (8.97%) Application Packaging

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.56%) Lync
5 2 (2.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.28%) Apache
6 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Maximo
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Office 365
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) DNS
2 12 (15.38%) DHCP
3 6 (7.69%) LAN
3 6 (7.69%) WAN
4 3 (3.85%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.56%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.56%) VPN
5 2 (2.56%) SAN
5 2 (2.56%) SMS
5 2 (2.56%) Internet
5 2 (2.56%) Wireless
6 1 (1.28%) VLAN
6 1 (1.28%) Network Security
6 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.28%) NAS
6 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.28%) 3G
6 1 (1.28%) MPLS
6 1 (1.28%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MSI
2 1 (1.28%) Ant
General
1 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.28%) Automotive
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (14.10%) Support Engineer
2 9 (11.54%) Deployment Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Consultant
4 6 (7.69%) Administrator
4 6 (7.69%) Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Applications Packager
6 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Desktop Support
7 3 (3.85%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) NHS
2 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) PKI
4 1 (1.28%) PDA
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (79.49%) Windows
2 35 (44.87%) Windows 7
3 18 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.97%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.85%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.56%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.28%) UNIX
10 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) ITIL
2 7 (8.97%) Migration
2 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (7.69%) Application Discovery
4 5 (6.41%) Patch Management
5 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.13%) Service Management
5 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.85%) Server Building
7 2 (2.56%) PRINCE
7 2 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.56%) ITSM
7 2 (2.56%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (2.56%) Project Management
8 1 (1.28%) CRM
8 1 (1.28%) Network Design
8 1 (1.28%) Logistics
8 1 (1.28%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.28%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.28%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) SQL
1 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.85%) VB
3 2 (2.56%) VBScript
4 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (11.54%) MCSE
4 7 (8.97%) MCP
5 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.13%) MCTS
6 4 (5.13%) MCITP
6 4 (5.13%) MCSA
7 1 (1.28%) CCNP
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (48.72%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (12.82%) XenApp
5 6 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.13%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.85%) vSphere
8 2 (2.56%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.28%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) SCOM
2 4 (5.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.56%) WSUS
3 2 (2.56%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.56%) SCSM
4 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.64%) VMware
3 17 (21.79%) Citrix
4 8 (10.26%) HP
5 6 (7.69%) Cisco
6 4 (5.13%) Dell
6 4 (5.13%) Veeam
7 3 (3.85%) McAfee
8 2 (2.56%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.56%) Panasonic
8 2 (2.56%) EMC
9 1 (1.28%) Juniper
9 1 (1.28%) CommVault
9 1 (1.28%) NetApp
9 1 (1.28%) Lotus
9 1 (1.28%) webMethods
9 1 (1.28%) Symantec
9 1 (1.28%) Mitel
9 1 (1.28%) Sophos
9 1 (1.28%) Wyse
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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