The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SCCM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 20 41
Rank change year-on-year -22 +21  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 6 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.67% 4.98% 0.82%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.00% 61.54% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 1
Median daily rate £350 £330 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +14.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £310
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -30.95% +16.66%  

SCCM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 24 26 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 6.69% 8.10% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 6
Median daily rate £475 £360 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.94% +25.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £128 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +9.75% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing SCCM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Bedfordshire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCCM in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Bedfordshire

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Bedfordshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Luton -8 4 - -
Bedford -9 1 - - 1
SCCM
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) MCSE
5 3 (27.27%) MCSA
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
5 3 (27.27%) XenApp
5 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 3 (27.27%) Programme Governance
5 3 (27.27%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
6 2 (18.18%) Email Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Server Building
6 2 (18.18%) SCOM
6 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
6 2 (18.18%) PKI
6 2 (18.18%) MPLS
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) SAN

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (9.09%) Site Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
1 2 (18.18%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Applications Specialist
1 3 (27.27%) Migration Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Governance
2 3 (27.27%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (18.18%) Email Migration
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Server Building
3 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSA
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) HP