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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 113 91 64
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -27
Contract jobs citing SCCM 20 34 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 1.33% 2.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.36% 22.82% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 17
Median daily rate £340 £270 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 14
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £14.30 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £15.90 £20.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.78 £15.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+8.25% -7.29%
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
176 149 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.44% 5.81% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 65 94
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £202 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 22
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -23.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.08%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -22 5 £274 +28.92% 1
Shropshire -3 4 £393 -21.50%
West Bromwich -2 3 - -
Coventry -14 3 £200 -10.11% 1
Staffordshire - 3 £401 -
Wolverhampton +2 1 £340 -
Warwickshire -1 1 - - 2
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 61 (77.22%) Windows
2 47 (59.49%) Active Directory
3 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
3 27 (34.18%) Windows Server
4 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (29.11%) Windows 10
6 21 (26.58%) Windows 7
7 20 (25.32%) VMware
8 18 (22.78%) MS Exchange
8 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (18.99%) Skype for Business
10 14 (17.72%) Security Cleared
10 14 (17.72%) Office 365
10 14 (17.72%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (16.46%) DNS
11 13 (16.46%) Skype
12 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
12 12 (15.19%) Citrix
13 10 (12.66%) HP
13 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (12.66%) MS Office
13 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (11.39%) XenApp
14 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
14 9 (11.39%) Windows 8
14 9 (11.39%) ITIL
14 9 (11.39%) SQL
14 9 (11.39%) DHCP
15 8 (10.13%) Project Management
15 8 (10.13%) SCOM

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 18 (22.78%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.99%) Skype for Business
3 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.27%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Office
2 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Office 365
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.80%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) DNS
1 13 (16.46%) Skype
2 9 (11.39%) DHCP
3 7 (8.86%) SAN
4 6 (7.59%) NAS
5 5 (6.33%) VLAN
6 4 (5.06%) Bluetooth
6 4 (5.06%) H.323
6 4 (5.06%) IPv4
6 4 (5.06%) LDAP
6 4 (5.06%) Unified Communications
6 4 (5.06%) WAN
7 3 (3.80%) VPN
8 2 (2.53%) LAN
8 2 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.27%) MPLS
9 1 (1.27%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.27%) SMS
9 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MSI
2 3 (3.80%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (2.53%) Finance
1 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.27%) Back Office
2 1 (1.27%) Banking
2 1 (1.27%) Legal
2 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (12.66%) Architect
2 8 (10.13%) Deployment Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Consultant
3 7 (8.86%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (7.59%) SCCM Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Administrator
5 5 (6.33%) Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Citrix Support
5 5 (6.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Desktop Support
5 5 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.33%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) VMware Support Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Replication
2 5 (6.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.33%) PDA
2 5 (6.33%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) PKI
5 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 61 (77.22%) Windows
2 27 (34.18%) Windows Server
3 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (29.11%) Windows 10
5 21 (26.58%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (11.39%) Windows 8
8 8 (10.13%) Apple iOS
9 7 (8.86%) Android
9 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (5.06%) Linux
11 3 (3.80%) Unix
12 2 (2.53%) AIX
13 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.39%) ITIL
2 8 (10.13%) Project Management
3 7 (8.86%) Application Packaging
3 7 (8.86%) Migration
4 6 (7.59%) Software Deployment
5 5 (6.33%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.06%) E-Discovery
6 4 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.06%) Software Distribution
7 3 (3.80%) Computer Security
7 3 (3.80%) Release Management
7 3 (3.80%) Test Strategy
7 3 (3.80%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (2.53%) Analytics
8 2 (2.53%) Content Writing
8 2 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.53%) Line Management
8 2 (2.53%) Programme Governance
8 2 (2.53%) Service Design
8 2 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
1 9 (11.39%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) VB
2 3 (3.80%) VBScript
3 2 (2.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.80%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) MCITP
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
5 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 47 (59.49%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (11.39%) XenApp
5 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.33%) VMware Server
5 5 (6.33%) XenDesktop
5 5 (6.33%) XenServer
6 4 (5.06%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (5.06%) vSphere
7 3 (3.80%) BitLocker
7 3 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) SCOM
2 6 (7.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (6.33%) AirWatch
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (6.33%) WSUS
4 4 (5.06%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.80%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.27%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.27%) SCSM
6 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.32%) VMware
3 12 (15.19%) Citrix
4 10 (12.66%) HP
5 6 (7.59%) Intel Security
6 5 (6.33%) Dell
7 4 (5.06%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.80%) Altiris
8 3 (3.80%) Cisco
8 3 (3.80%) EMC
8 3 (3.80%) NetApp
9 2 (2.53%) Sophos
9 2 (2.53%) Sun
10 1 (1.27%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.27%) IBM
10 1 (1.27%) Lotus
10 1 (1.27%) Nortel
10 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.27%) SAP
10 1 (1.27%) Symantec