Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 117 76
Rank change year-on-year +36 -41 +39
Contract jobs citing SCCM 92 50 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.24% 1.16% 2.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.91% 10.57% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 24 59
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £400 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -4.08% +15.03%
10th Percentile £135 £121 £156
90th Percentile £550 £531 £500
South East median daily rate £363 £325 £339
% change year-on-year +11.54% -4.06% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 12
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £43.28 £37.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.50% +16.89% +174.26%
10th Percentile £14.25 £16.53 £16.33
90th Percentile £14.75 £55.65 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.51% +5.71% +12.90%

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 462 473 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.24% 10.99% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 227 264
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £229 £253 £204
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 34
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £24.53 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.08% -33.86% +76.62%
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £25.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year -42.86% +26.88% +0.45%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
Bracknell +24 29 £255 -47.79% 1
Reading +7 23 £400 +56.86%
Newbury - 11 £150 -
Slough +5 7 £450 +157.14%
Windsor - 2 £175 - 1
Maidenhead -9 1 £225 -17.88%
SCCM
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 68 (73.91%) Windows
2 54 (58.70%) Active Directory
3 32 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 29 (31.52%) SCOM
5 27 (29.35%) VMware
6 25 (27.17%) Security Cleared
7 22 (23.91%) SC Cleared
8 21 (22.83%) SolarWinds
8 21 (22.83%) Windows 7
8 21 (22.83%) SQL
8 21 (22.83%) Windows 10
9 19 (20.65%) Office 365
10 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (19.57%) ITIL
11 16 (17.39%) SCSM
12 15 (16.30%) Cisco
13 14 (15.22%) Windows Server
14 13 (14.13%) Citrix
14 13 (14.13%) Firewall
15 12 (13.04%) MS Exchange
15 12 (13.04%) Network Management
15 12 (13.04%) Skype for Business
15 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
16 11 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Office
16 11 (11.96%) Linux
16 11 (11.96%) SLA
16 11 (11.96%) Migration
17 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure

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 12 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 12 (13.04%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.17%) IBM Domino
4 2 (2.17%) IIS
4 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.65%) Office 365
2 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.35%) IaaS
5 3 (3.26%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.17%) SaaS
7 1 (1.09%) G Suite
7 1 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) Firewall
2 10 (10.87%) Cisco ISE
2 10 (10.87%) Skype
3 7 (7.61%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (4.35%) DHCP
4 4 (4.35%) DNS
4 4 (4.35%) VPN
4 4 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.26%) SAN
6 2 (2.17%) LAN
6 2 (2.17%) VLAN
6 2 (2.17%) WAN
7 1 (1.09%) 802.11
7 1 (1.09%) ADSL
7 1 (1.09%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.09%) Internet
7 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.09%) NAS
7 1 (1.09%) NFC
7 1 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Retail
3 2 (2.17%) Publishing
4 1 (1.09%) Electronics
4 1 (1.09%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (19.57%) Architect
2 11 (11.96%) Analyst
3 10 (10.87%) Consultant
3 10 (10.87%) Desktop Support
3 10 (10.87%) Network Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (7.61%) Service Analyst
4 7 (7.61%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Service Desk Support
5 6 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Administrator
6 5 (5.43%) Network Support
6 5 (5.43%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.35%) IT Support
7 4 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) PKI
2 5 (5.43%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.26%) CESG
4 3 (3.26%) Replication
5 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.17%) BYOD
5 2 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 68 (73.91%) Windows
2 21 (22.83%) Windows 10
2 21 (22.83%) Windows 7
3 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (15.22%) Windows Server
5 11 (11.96%) Linux
6 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (8.70%) SUSE
8 6 (6.52%) Android
8 6 (6.52%) Apple iOS
8 6 (6.52%) Mac OS
9 5 (5.43%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.26%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (2.17%) CentOS
12 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.17%) Solaris
12 2 (2.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) ITIL
2 12 (13.04%) Network Management
3 11 (11.96%) Migration
4 10 (10.87%) Infrastructure Management
5 9 (9.78%) Application Packaging
6 8 (8.70%) DevOps
7 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.52%) Coaching
8 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.43%) Information Security
8 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.43%) SIEM
9 4 (4.35%) Chat Support
9 4 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (4.35%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.35%) Database Security
9 4 (4.35%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 4 (4.35%) Disk Encryption
9 4 (4.35%) High Availability
9 4 (4.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) SQL
2 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.35%) VBScript
4 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (27.17%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.35%) MCSE
6 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.09%) Degree
7 1 (1.09%) MCITP
7 1 (1.09%) MCP
7 1 (1.09%) MCSA
7 1 (1.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 54 (58.70%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.78%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (7.61%) BitLocker
5 7 (7.61%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (6.52%) VMware Server
7 5 (5.43%) Terminal Services
8 4 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.35%) XenApp
9 3 (3.26%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.17%) Docker
10 2 (2.17%) vCloud
10 2 (2.17%) vSphere
11 1 (1.09%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.09%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (1.09%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 29 (31.52%) SCOM
2 16 (17.39%) SCSM
3 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (8.70%) SCVMM
5 6 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (5.43%) AirWatch
6 5 (5.43%) WSUS
7 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (3.26%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (3.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (2.17%) Ansible
9 2 (2.17%) CFEngine
9 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (2.17%) Puppet
9 2 (2.17%) SCOrch
9 2 (2.17%) Unicenter
9 2 (2.17%) vCenter Server
9 2 (2.17%) vRealize
10 1 (1.09%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 32 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 27 (29.35%) VMware
3 21 (22.83%) SolarWinds
4 15 (16.30%) Cisco
5 13 (14.13%) Citrix
6 9 (9.78%) HP
7 6 (6.52%) McAfee
7 6 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.35%) Dell
8 4 (4.35%) Oracle
8 4 (4.35%) Splunk
9 3 (3.26%) Altiris
9 3 (3.26%) EMC
9 3 (3.26%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.26%) Samsung
9 3 (3.26%) Symantec
10 2 (2.17%) CA
10 2 (2.17%) Lotus
10 2 (2.17%) NetApp
10 2 (2.17%) Varonis