Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 94 127
Rank change year-on-year -7 +33 -51
Contract jobs citing SCCM 71 60 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.80% 1.57% 1.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.43% 15.54% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 34
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +1.92%
10th Percentile £220 £160 £111
90th Percentile £510 £550 £488
South East median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £35.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.09% +100.43% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £18.39 £16.35
90th Percentile £14.50 £51.56 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £16.22 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.95% -10.00% -

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 492 386 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.49% 10.08% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 212 301
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +16.13%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £258
90th Percentile £575 £586 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.00 £12.00 £19.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +216.67% -38.19% -2.93%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.25 £54.12 £38.70
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £14.85 £25.00
% change year-on-year +27.95% -40.60% +23.85%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +3 31 £438 +9.38% 7
Bracknell -10 11 £375 +48.66% 1
Maidenhead 0 10 £363 - 3
Slough -2 4 £238 -47.22%
Newbury -10 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
SCCM
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 46 (64.79%) Windows
2 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
3 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
3 30 (42.25%) Office 365
4 25 (35.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (32.39%) SQL
6 22 (30.99%) Windows 10
7 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
8 16 (22.54%) Citrix
8 16 (22.54%) Windows Server
9 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
9 15 (21.13%) VMware
10 14 (19.72%) DV Cleared
10 14 (19.72%) Hyper-V
11 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
11 12 (16.90%) SCOM
11 12 (16.90%) HP
11 12 (16.90%) DHCP
11 12 (16.90%) DNS
12 11 (15.49%) Migration
12 11 (15.49%) Mobile Device Management
12 11 (15.49%) Single Sign-On
13 10 (14.08%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (14.08%) EMC
13 10 (14.08%) Cisco
13 10 (14.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Intune
15 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Transformation
15 8 (11.27%) VPN

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 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (42.25%) Office 365
2 25 (35.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.45%) IaaS
3 6 (8.45%) SaaS
4 4 (5.63%) OneDrive
5 3 (4.23%) PaaS
6 2 (2.82%) Akamai
6 2 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.82%) G Suite
7 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) DHCP
1 12 (16.90%) DNS
2 8 (11.27%) VPN
3 7 (9.86%) Skype
4 6 (8.45%) LAN
4 6 (8.45%) WAN
5 4 (5.63%) Firewall
5 4 (5.63%) MPLS
5 4 (5.63%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.63%) SAN
6 3 (4.23%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (4.23%) SSL
6 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.82%) BGP
7 2 (2.82%) Internet
7 2 (2.82%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.82%) OSPF
8 1 (1.41%) VoIP
8 1 (1.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.63%) Power BI
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.82%) Hudson
1 2 (2.82%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.41%) MSI
General
1 2 (2.82%) Electronics
1 2 (2.82%) Retail
1 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Architect
2 11 (15.49%) Consultant
2 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) SCCM Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) SCCM Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (4.23%) SCCM Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) JSON
2 1 (1.41%) COM
2 1 (1.41%) OAuth
2 1 (1.41%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.82%) Digital Signage
4 2 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.82%) iPad
4 2 (2.82%) iPhone
4 2 (2.82%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) PKI
5 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (64.79%) Windows
2 22 (30.99%) Windows 10
3 16 (22.54%) Windows Server
4 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
5 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.45%) Linux
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.23%) Android
8 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.82%) Solaris
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) Migration
1 11 (15.49%) Mobile Device Management
2 10 (14.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 6 (8.45%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (7.04%) ITIL
5 5 (7.04%) Project Management
6 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (5.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.63%) SIEM
7 3 (4.23%) Application Packaging
7 3 (4.23%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (4.23%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.23%) Remediation Plan
8 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.82%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) SQL
2 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.63%) Python
4 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.82%) Perl
4 2 (2.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.72%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.41%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.72%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.63%) BitLocker
4 4 (5.63%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.82%) XenApp
6 1 (1.41%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) SCOM
2 11 (15.49%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (7.04%) AirWatch
5 3 (4.23%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.82%) Ansible
6 2 (2.82%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (2.82%) CSIRT
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.82%) Puppet
6 2 (2.82%) QRadar
6 2 (2.82%) WSUS
7 1 (1.41%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.54%) Citrix
3 15 (21.13%) VMware
4 12 (16.90%) HP
5 10 (14.08%) Cisco
5 10 (14.08%) EMC
6 7 (9.86%) SolarWinds
7 6 (8.45%) Veeam
8 5 (7.04%) Okta
9 4 (5.63%) McAfee
9 4 (5.63%) Oracle
10 3 (4.23%) Proofpoint
10 3 (4.23%) Twitter
11 2 (2.82%) Dell
11 2 (2.82%) Equitrac
11 2 (2.82%) Fujitsu
11 2 (2.82%) Google
11 2 (2.82%) Lancope
11 2 (2.82%) Motorola
11 2 (2.82%) Splunk