Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 29 54
Rank change year-on-year -20 +25 -27
Contract jobs citing SCCM 20 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.88% 4.69% 0.90%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.25% 48.33% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £300 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -23.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £156 £164 £363
90th Percentile £400 £479 £388
East of England median daily rate £313 £275 £323
% change year-on-year +13.64% -14.73% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £24.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.43% +64.71%
East of England median hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year +8.62% -46.79% +81.67%

SCCM is in the Systems Management category. The following 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.

All Systems Management Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 64 60 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 9.21% 9.71% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 18
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £381 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% +10.91% -1.79%
10th Percentile £275 £200 £144
90th Percentile £519 £534 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.49 £24.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.13% -31.43% +105.88%
10th Percentile £10.21 £14.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £12.73 £35.10 £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £14.84 £16.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year -10.06% -51.11% +117.74%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -15 5 - -
Bedford -3 3 £255 +27.50%
Dunstable - 1 - -
SCCM
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 15 (75.00%) Citrix
4 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (70.00%) MCSA
5 12 (60.00%) MCSE
5 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (45.00%) VMware
7 8 (40.00%) Migration
7 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (35.00%) DHCP
8 7 (35.00%) DNS
8 7 (35.00%) ITIL
8 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (35.00%) Application Packaging
8 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
8 7 (35.00%) XenApp
8 7 (35.00%) Programme Governance
8 7 (35.00%) Remediation Plan
9 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (30.00%) SCOM
9 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (30.00%) Backup Exec
9 6 (30.00%) SQL
9 6 (30.00%) HP
9 6 (30.00%) Symantec
9 6 (30.00%) Terminal Services
10 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (25.00%) 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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Site Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DHCP
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 5 (25.00%) NAS
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Applications Specialist
1 6 (30.00%) Migration Specialist
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior SCCM Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Application Packaging
2 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Programme Governance
2 7 (35.00%) Remediation Plan
3 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) MCSA
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (60.00%) MCSE
3 5 (25.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) MCP
5 3 (15.00%) CCA
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) XenApp
3 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (30.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (30.00%) SCOM
2 5 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (75.00%) Citrix
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) Symantec
5 5 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 5 (25.00%) CommVault
5 5 (25.00%) Dell
5 5 (25.00%) EqualLogic
5 5 (25.00%) IBM
5 5 (25.00%) NetApp
5 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 5 (25.00%) Veritas
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco