Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 77 128
Rank change year-on-year -20 +51 -47
Contract jobs citing SCCM 86 94 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.00% 2.28% 1.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.07% 18.65% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 54 22
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% -6.43% -13.42%
10th Percentile £159 £134 £117
90th Percentile £525 £550 £544
South East median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 11
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -66.50% -22.09%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.25 £16.53
90th Percentile £20.00 £14.75 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £16.30 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -6.86% -5.41% +5.71%

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 476 504 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.04% 12.23% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 262 232
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% -6.11% +18.42%
10th Percentile £271 £233 £258
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 32
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -57.14% -24.51%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £20.00 £25.40 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £28.75
% change year-on-year +15.79% -50.43% +43.75%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +10 38 £406 +1.56% 3
Bracknell -24 13 - - 2
Maidenhead +14 12 £363 +81.25%
Ascot - 3 £158 -
Slough -12 2 £150 -66.67%
Newbury -13 1 - - 2
Wokingham - 1 £210 -
SCCM
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 58 (67.44%) Windows
2 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
2 29 (33.72%) Security Cleared
3 28 (32.56%) Active Directory
4 27 (31.40%) Windows 10
5 25 (29.07%) Office 365
6 24 (27.91%) VMware
7 23 (26.74%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (24.42%) SC Cleared
9 19 (22.09%) Windows 7
9 19 (22.09%) SQL
10 14 (16.28%) SCOM
11 13 (15.12%) Mobile Device Management
12 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
12 12 (13.95%) Citrix
13 11 (12.79%) DNS
13 11 (12.79%) Migration
13 11 (12.79%) DV Cleared
13 11 (12.79%) Windows Server
14 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (11.63%) IaaS
14 10 (11.63%) Patch Management
14 10 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (11.63%) Application Packaging
14 10 (11.63%) HP
14 10 (11.63%) DHCP
15 9 (10.47%) Hyper-V
15 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Intune
15 9 (10.47%) Data Centre
15 9 (10.47%) Single Sign-On

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 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.81%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.07%) Office 365
2 23 (26.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.63%) IaaS
4 4 (4.65%) PaaS
5 2 (2.33%) Akamai
5 2 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.33%) G Suite
5 2 (2.33%) SaaS
6 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) DNS
2 10 (11.63%) DHCP
3 6 (6.98%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (5.81%) Skype
5 4 (4.65%) Internet
5 4 (4.65%) LAN
5 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.65%) WAN
6 3 (3.49%) VPN
7 2 (2.33%) BGP
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (2.33%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.33%) MPLS
7 2 (2.33%) NAS
7 2 (2.33%) OSPF
7 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.33%) WLAN
8 1 (1.16%) Intranet
8 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) Power BI
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.33%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (4.65%) Finance
1 4 (4.65%) Retail
2 3 (3.49%) Electronics
2 3 (3.49%) Local Government
2 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (11.63%) Consultant
1 10 (11.63%) Support Engineer
2 9 (10.47%) Analyst
2 9 (10.47%) Architect
2 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (10.47%) SCCM Engineer
3 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.14%) SCCM Consultant
3 7 (8.14%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (8.14%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (6.98%) Desktop Support
4 6 (6.98%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) IT Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Technical Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (3.49%) IT Support
7 3 (3.49%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) JSON
2 1 (1.16%) OAuth
2 1 (1.16%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.65%) PKI
4 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.33%) Digital Signage
4 2 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.33%) iPad
4 2 (2.33%) iPhone
4 2 (2.33%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (67.44%) Windows
2 27 (31.40%) Windows 10
3 19 (22.09%) Windows 7
4 11 (12.79%) Windows Server
5 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.14%) Linux
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.33%) Android
8 2 (2.33%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.33%) Solaris
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.12%) Mobile Device Management
2 11 (12.79%) Migration
3 10 (11.63%) Application Packaging
3 10 (11.63%) Patch Management
4 6 (6.98%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.81%) ITIL
5 5 (5.81%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (5.81%) Project Management
5 5 (5.81%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (4.65%) Application Discovery
6 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.65%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 4 (4.65%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.49%) IT Asset Management
7 3 (3.49%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (3.49%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) SQL
2 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.65%) Python
4 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.33%) Perl
4 2 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (33.72%) Security Cleared
2 21 (24.42%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.79%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) Degree
5 2 (2.33%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.33%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.33%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.16%) MCDST
6 1 (1.16%) MCP
6 1 (1.16%) MCSE
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) GDPR
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.47%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.98%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.49%) XenApp
7 2 (2.33%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (16.28%) SCOM
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (10.47%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (5.81%) WSUS
4 4 (4.65%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.49%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.49%) Puppet
6 2 (2.33%) Ansible
6 2 (2.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (2.33%) CSIRT
6 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.33%) QRadar
6 2 (2.33%) Stealthwatch
6 2 (2.33%) vRealize
7 1 (1.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
2 24 (27.91%) VMware
3 12 (13.95%) Citrix
4 10 (11.63%) HP
5 6 (6.98%) Cisco
5 6 (6.98%) EMC
5 6 (6.98%) SolarWinds
6 4 (4.65%) Oracle
6 4 (4.65%) Veeam
7 3 (3.49%) Proofpoint
8 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.33%) Equitrac
8 2 (2.33%) Google
8 2 (2.33%) Ivanti
8 2 (2.33%) Juniper
8 2 (2.33%) Lotus
8 2 (2.33%) McAfee
8 2 (2.33%) Motorola
8 2 (2.33%) Splunk
9 1 (1.16%) Fujitsu