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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 92 72
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 23 27 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.27% 1.16% 1.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.13% 10.31% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 29
Median daily rate £388 £456 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.06% +9.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £186 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £321 £310
% change year-on-year -6.61% +3.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £55.65 £30.39 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.11% +73.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -30.95% +13.51%  

SCCM is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 152 262 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 8.39% 11.27% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 122 114
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £21.33 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.74% +6.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SCCM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 10 £400 -13.51% 5
Bracknell +11 5 £410 -13.78% 5
Slough +3 1 £165 -58.75%
Maidenhead 0 1 - - 3
Newbury - 1 £335 -
SCCM
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
2 23 (65.71%) Windows
3 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
5 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (22.86%) VMware
5 8 (22.86%) SCOM
6 7 (20.00%) DNS
6 7 (20.00%) DHCP
6 7 (20.00%) Office 365
7 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
7 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
7 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
7 6 (17.14%) McAfee
7 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
7 6 (17.14%) Migration
8 5 (14.29%) Information Security
8 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 5 (14.29%) ITIL
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (14.29%) SIEM
8 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
9 4 (11.43%) Database Security

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 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) IaaS
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) DHCP
1 7 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) Skype
4 2 (5.71%) VLAN
4 2 (5.71%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) FTP
5 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.86%) SSL
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) DB2
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (11.43%) Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
2 4 (11.43%) Security Architect
2 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Information Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) IT Support
4 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.86%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Data Model Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Information Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) CMDB
1 2 (5.71%) Replication
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.71%) Linux
8 2 (5.71%) SUSE
9 1 (2.86%) Android
9 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.86%) CentOS
9 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.86%) Solaris
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) Information Security
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) SIEM
3 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
3 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
3 4 (11.43%) Database Security
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (8.57%) ITSM
4 3 (8.57%) Network Management
4 3 (8.57%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (5.71%) Data-Flow Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Project Governance
5 2 (5.71%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCP
4 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.71%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (5.71%) XenApp
6 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.86%) Docker
6 1 (2.86%) vCloud
6 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) SCOM
2 5 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (5.71%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.71%) SCOrch
4 2 (5.71%) SCSM
5 1 (2.86%) Ansible
5 1 (2.86%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.86%) Puppet
5 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Unicenter
5 1 (2.86%) vRealize
5 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) McAfee
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle
5 4 (11.43%) Splunk
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco
6 3 (8.57%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.71%) IBM
7 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.71%) Varonis
8 1 (2.86%) CyberArk
8 1 (2.86%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.86%) Lumension
8 1 (2.86%) Nimsoft
8 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.86%) Sun
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