Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 18 June 2018 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 125 125
Rank change year-on-year +30 0 -58
Contract jobs citing SCCM 68 29 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.77% 0.80% 1.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.69% 8.31% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 28
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -9.09% -1.08%
10th Percentile £198 £159 £143
90th Percentile £621 £513 £488
South East median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Berkshire median hourly rate - £54.08 £55.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.66% +200.27%
South East median hourly rate £16.22 £16.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.73% -30.53% +37.68%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 536 349 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.92% 9.57% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 184 300
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £308 £300 £269
90th Percentile £588 £609 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 22
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.25 £12.00 £24.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +243.75% -51.08% +36.28%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.65
90th Percentile £57.13 £54.70 £63.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -46.15% +64.56%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Berkshire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Berkshire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Berkshire

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Berkshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 June 2018. 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
Reading +5 28 £500 +24.84% 2
Bracknell +6 10 £375 -21.05% 3
Maidenhead -2 5 - -
Newbury -12 5 £513 +53.06% 1
Slough -3 4 £325 +39.78%
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
SCCM
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 39 (57.35%) Windows
2 34 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (38.24%) Active Directory
4 22 (32.35%) SQL
5 20 (29.41%) Office 365
6 19 (27.94%) Windows 10
7 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (25.00%) Migration
9 16 (23.53%) Linux
10 14 (20.59%) Citrix
10 14 (20.59%) VMware
11 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
12 12 (17.65%) SCOM
12 12 (17.65%) HP
13 11 (16.18%) SUSE
13 11 (16.18%) Windows Server
14 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 10 (14.71%) DV Cleared
14 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
14 10 (14.71%) Cisco
15 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
15 9 (13.24%) Windows 7
16 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
16 8 (11.76%) VPN
16 8 (11.76%) ITIL
17 7 (10.29%) DNS
17 7 (10.29%) DHCP
17 7 (10.29%) Veeam
18 6 (8.82%) SLA

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (29.41%) Office 365
2 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.88%) G Suite
3 4 (5.88%) OneDrive
3 4 (5.88%) SaaS
4 2 (2.94%) IaaS
5 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) VPN
2 7 (10.29%) DHCP
2 7 (10.29%) DNS
3 5 (7.35%) Firewall
3 5 (7.35%) Skype
4 4 (5.88%) LAN
4 4 (5.88%) WAN
5 3 (4.41%) SAN
5 3 (4.41%) SSL
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (2.94%) MPLS
6 2 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.47%) Internet
7 1 (1.47%) IPsec
7 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.47%) VLAN
7 1 (1.47%) VoIP
7 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (7.35%) Power BI
3 4 (5.88%) SQLPlus
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.94%) MySQL
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Hudson
2 1 (1.47%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Architect
2 8 (11.76%) Consultant
2 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) SCCM Consultant
4 4 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 4 (5.88%) Windows Consultant
4 4 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.41%) SCCM Architect
5 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Systems Integrator
6 2 (2.94%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (2.94%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) Node.js
1 5 (7.35%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) COM
2 1 (1.47%) JSON
2 1 (1.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) BYOD
1 4 (5.88%) CMDB
2 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.41%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (57.35%) Windows
2 19 (27.94%) Windows 10
3 16 (23.53%) Linux
4 11 (16.18%) SUSE
4 11 (16.18%) Windows Server
5 9 (13.24%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.88%) Mac OS
6 4 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.47%) Android
8 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Migration
2 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (11.76%) ITIL
5 6 (8.82%) Software Delivery
6 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.88%) Fault Management
7 4 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.88%) Release Management
7 4 (5.88%) SIEM
8 3 (4.41%) Application Packaging
8 3 (4.41%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) SQL
2 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
3 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.94%) Perl
4 2 (2.94%) PHP
4 2 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.71%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.47%) MCDST
5 1 (1.47%) MCP
5 1 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.88%) BitLocker
3 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.94%) XenApp
5 1 (1.47%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) SCOM
2 6 (8.82%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (7.35%) AirWatch
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (7.35%) Puppet
3 5 (7.35%) WSUS
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.94%) SCSM
5 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.47%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 34 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.59%) Citrix
2 14 (20.59%) VMware
3 12 (17.65%) HP
4 10 (14.71%) Cisco
5 7 (10.29%) Veeam
6 6 (8.82%) EMC
6 6 (8.82%) SolarWinds
7 5 (7.35%) Oracle
7 5 (7.35%) Symantec
8 4 (5.88%) Google
8 4 (5.88%) Okta
8 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.94%) Dell
9 2 (2.94%) McAfee
9 2 (2.94%) Twitter
10 1 (1.47%) Avaya
10 1 (1.47%) Capita
10 1 (1.47%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.47%) Ivanti