Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 85 123
Rank change year-on-year 0 +38 -41
Contract jobs citing SCCM 80 81 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.04% 2.02% 1.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.62% 17.57% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 27
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% -10.07%
10th Percentile £154 £149 £130
90th Percentile £525 £563 £513
South East median daily rate £350 £375 £322
% change year-on-year -6.67% +16.64% -8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.80 £35.08 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.10% -18.96% +16.89%
10th Percentile £13.50 £18.39 £16.45
90th Percentile £18.75 £51.56 £45.75
South East median hourly rate £15.55 £19.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year -18.96% -23.25% +42.86%

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 454 461 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.55% 11.48% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 237 234
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £401 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% -10.50% +11.88%
10th Percentile £284 £252 £252
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.94% +6.19% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 31
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.80 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -31.43% -52.82%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £34.48 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +32.08% -51.82% +36.24%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +1 35 £438 +9.38% 4
Bracknell -12 12 - - 5
Maidenhead +10 11 £363 +61.11%
Slough -11 2 £150 -66.67%
Ascot - 2 £158 -
Newbury -12 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
SCCM
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 54 (67.50%) Windows
2 36 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 33 (41.25%) Office 365
4 32 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 25 (31.25%) Windows 10
6 24 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (27.50%) SQL
8 20 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 17 (21.25%) VMware
10 14 (17.50%) Citrix
11 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
11 13 (16.25%) Mobile Device Management
12 12 (15.00%) DV Cleared
12 12 (15.00%) Single Sign-On
12 12 (15.00%) DHCP
12 12 (15.00%) DNS
13 11 (13.75%) SCOM
13 11 (13.75%) Windows Server
14 10 (12.50%) Hyper-V
14 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (12.50%) Migration
14 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 9 (11.25%) HP
15 9 (11.25%) EMC
15 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Office
15 9 (11.25%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (11.25%) Skype
16 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
16 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation

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 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (41.25%) Office 365
2 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.50%) IaaS
3 6 (7.50%) SaaS
4 5 (6.25%) OneDrive
5 3 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.50%) Akamai
6 2 (2.50%) G Suite
6 2 (2.50%) PaaS
7 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) DHCP
1 12 (15.00%) DNS
2 9 (11.25%) Skype
3 7 (8.75%) VPN
4 5 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.00%) LAN
5 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.00%) WAN
6 3 (3.75%) Internet
6 3 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.50%) BGP
7 2 (2.50%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (2.50%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.50%) MPLS
7 2 (2.50%) NAS
7 2 (2.50%) OSPF
7 2 (2.50%) WLAN
8 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.00%) Power BI
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.50%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (5.00%) Retail
2 3 (3.75%) Electronics
2 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Automotive
3 2 (2.50%) Local Government
4 1 (1.25%) Finance
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (15.00%) Architect
2 11 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (13.75%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Desktop Support
5 7 (8.75%) SCCM Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) SCCM Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) JSON
2 1 (1.25%) OAuth
2 1 (1.25%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) PKI
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.50%) Digital Signage
5 2 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.50%) iPad
5 2 (2.50%) iPhone
5 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (67.50%) Windows
2 25 (31.25%) Windows 10
3 20 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (13.75%) Windows Server
5 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.50%) Linux
7 3 (3.75%) Android
7 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.50%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.50%) Solaris
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) Mobile Device Management
2 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (12.50%) Migration
3 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 7 (8.75%) Application Packaging
4 7 (8.75%) Patch Management
5 6 (7.50%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (6.25%) ITIL
6 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.25%) Project Management
7 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.00%) Application Discovery
7 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (5.00%) SIEM
8 3 (3.75%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.75%) Remediation Plan
8 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.50%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.50%) Perl
4 2 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) Degree
5 2 (2.50%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.50%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.25%) MCDST
6 1 (1.25%) MCP
6 1 (1.25%) MCSE
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) GDPR
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.25%) BitLocker
4 5 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.75%) XenApp
7 1 (1.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) Single Sign-On
2 11 (13.75%) SCOM
3 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (6.25%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.75%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.75%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.50%) Ansible
6 2 (2.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (2.50%) CSIRT
6 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.50%) Puppet
6 2 (2.50%) QRadar
6 2 (2.50%) vRealize
6 2 (2.50%) WSUS
7 1 (1.25%) Nessus
7 1 (1.25%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 32 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.25%) VMware
3 14 (17.50%) Citrix
4 9 (11.25%) EMC
4 9 (11.25%) HP
5 7 (8.75%) Cisco
6 5 (6.25%) Okta
6 5 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.00%) McAfee
7 4 (5.00%) Oracle
7 4 (5.00%) Veeam
8 3 (3.75%) Proofpoint
9 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.50%) Equitrac
9 2 (2.50%) Google
9 2 (2.50%) Juniper
9 2 (2.50%) Lancope
9 2 (2.50%) Lotus
9 2 (2.50%) Motorola
9 2 (2.50%) Splunk