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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 59 78 83
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Contract jobs citing SCCM 57 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.36% 1.18% 1.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.64% 16.33% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 10
Average daily rate
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£310 £281 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.22% -16.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £154 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -52.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.75 £23.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £24.25 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.25% -13.33%
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
199 147 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.24% 7.22% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 98 39
Average daily rate £325 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £11.20 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.19 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +8.75%

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 21 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 November 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 +10 23 £450 +63.63% 3
Coventry - 3 - -
Herefordshire - 3 £193 -
Solihull - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 91 (89.22%) Windows
2 50 (49.02%) Active Directory
3 42 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (37.25%) DHCP
5 37 (36.27%) Microsoft
5 37 (36.27%) Windows 7
6 36 (35.29%) DNS
7 34 (33.33%) VMware
8 33 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (31.37%) MS Office
10 29 (28.43%) Security Cleared
11 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (22.55%) Citrix
13 22 (21.57%) ITIL
14 21 (20.59%) Windows XP
14 21 (20.59%) MS Exchange
14 21 (20.59%) Dell
14 21 (20.59%) Blackberry
14 21 (20.59%) SC Cleared
15 20 (19.61%) Migration
16 19 (18.63%) HP
16 19 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (18.63%) XenApp
16 19 (18.63%) SCOM
17 18 (17.65%) PowerShell
17 18 (17.65%) SAN
18 17 (16.67%) XenDesktop
19 16 (15.69%) NAS
19 16 (15.69%) XenServer
20 15 (14.71%) VLAN

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.92%) Lync
4 3 (2.94%) IIS
4 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.96%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.98%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (31.37%) MS Office
2 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (37.25%) DHCP
2 36 (35.29%) DNS
3 18 (17.65%) SAN
4 16 (15.69%) NAS
5 15 (14.71%) VLAN
6 7 (6.86%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.90%) VPN
7 5 (4.90%) VoIP
8 4 (3.92%) LAN
8 4 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.94%) 3G
9 3 (2.94%) Firewall
10 2 (1.96%) Wireless
11 1 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.98%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.96%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MSI
2 1 (0.98%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.98%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (0.98%) Publishing
2 1 (0.98%) Local Government
2 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (19.61%) Support Engineer
1 20 (19.61%) 3rd Line Support
2 19 (18.63%) Server Engineer
3 12 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (10.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Senior Server Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Server Support
6 8 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) Consultant
8 6 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Administrator
10 4 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Windows Administrator
11 3 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (2.94%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) Middleware
1 2 (1.96%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Blackberry
2 15 (14.71%) PDA
3 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.94%) Device Driver
4 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.96%) NHS
5 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.98%) GIS
6 1 (0.98%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 91 (89.22%) Windows
2 42 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (36.27%) Windows 7
4 33 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (20.59%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.90%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.92%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.96%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.98%) CentOS
10 1 (0.98%) Fedora
10 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) ITIL
2 20 (19.61%) Migration
3 10 (9.80%) Business Continuity
4 5 (4.90%) Project Planning
5 4 (3.92%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.94%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.94%) Data Migration
6 3 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (1.96%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (1.96%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (1.96%) Security Management
7 2 (1.96%) Information Assurance
7 2 (1.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.96%) System Testing
7 2 (1.96%) Time Management
7 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.96%) CRM
7 2 (1.96%) Project Management
7 2 (1.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.84%) SQL
3 6 (5.88%) VB
4 2 (1.96%) Java
5 1 (0.98%) C
5 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (28.43%) Security Cleared
2 21 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.94%) MCP
6 2 (1.96%) MCSA
7 1 (0.98%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (49.02%) Active Directory
2 19 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (18.63%) XenApp
3 17 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 16 (15.69%) XenServer
5 8 (7.84%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.98%) Postfix
8 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (18.63%) SCOM
2 9 (8.82%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.94%) WMI
4 3 (2.94%) Sysprep
4 3 (2.94%) SCSM
5 2 (1.96%) WSUS
6 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.98%) Nagios
6 1 (0.98%) DameWare
6 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.98%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 37 (36.27%) Microsoft
2 34 (33.33%) VMware
3 23 (22.55%) Citrix
4 21 (20.59%) Dell
5 19 (18.63%) HP
6 11 (10.78%) EMC
7 7 (6.86%) Cisco
8 2 (1.96%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.96%) Nimsoft
8 2 (1.96%) Spiceworks
8 2 (1.96%) Remedy
9 1 (0.98%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle
9 1 (0.98%) CA
9 1 (0.98%) CommVault
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