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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 88 95 54
Rank change year-on-year +7 -41  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 12 27 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.66% 1.10% 3.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.94% 9.96% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 49
Median daily rate £305 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.73% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £132 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £320
% change year-on-year -4.00% -2.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.60 £38.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.57% +44.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £55.55 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.02 £59.33 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.71% +12.90%  

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 173 271 324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 9.44% 11.03% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 157 156
Median daily rate £450 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £338 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £59.33 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.55% +220.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £55.55 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.13 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Berkshire

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 March 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 5 £463 +8.82% 1
Bracknell 0 3 - - 1
Slough +6 1 £300 -11.76%
Windsor - 1 £153 -
SCCM
South East

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 27 (87.10%) Active Directory
3 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 15 (48.39%) Windows Server
5 11 (35.48%) VMware
5 11 (35.48%) Windows 10
6 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
8 8 (25.81%) DHCP
8 8 (25.81%) DNS
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
8 8 (25.81%) SCOM
8 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
8 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
9 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
9 7 (22.58%) Office 365
9 7 (22.58%) Citrix
10 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (16.13%) Android
11 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
11 5 (16.13%) AirWatch
11 5 (16.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
11 5 (16.13%) MS Office
11 5 (16.13%) ITIL
12 4 (12.90%) Retail

SCCM
Top Related 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 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DHCP
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) FTP
4 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) Skype
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (9.68%) Active Directory Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server
3 11 (35.48%) Windows 10
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (16.13%) Android
7 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
7 5 (16.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 2 (6.45%) Linux
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.23%) AIX
9 1 (3.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL
1 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (12.90%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
3 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (6.45%) Validation
5 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) ITSM
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) VBScript
3 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) DBS Check
3 2 (6.45%) MCP
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (87.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
3 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.23%) BitLocker
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.23%) vSphere
6 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) SCOM
2 5 (16.13%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.23%) EMC
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow