Period
to 24 July 2019

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 24 July 2019 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
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 97 103
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +22
Contract jobs citing SCCM 83 70 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.94% 1.77% 1.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.79% 13.73% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 22
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £150 £220 £158
90th Percentile £568 £575 £545
South East median daily rate £368 £325 £370
% change year-on-year +13.08% -12.16% +15.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £33.50
South East median hourly rate £16.13 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.15% +3.03% -21.43%

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 602 510 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.05% 12.87% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 266 200
Berkshire median daily rate £460 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +4.17% -5.62%
10th Percentile £258 £300 £287
90th Percentile £594 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 35
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £38.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.42% +216.67% -43.74%
South East median hourly rate £12.50 £18.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -31.51% +7.35% -33.98%

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 24 July 2019.

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 24 July 2019. 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 -6 37 £400 -12.33% 4
Bracknell -2 14 £163 -56.67%
Maidenhead +7 4 £198 +12.86% 4
Slough -6 4 £250 +5.26% 1
Ascot - 4 £133 - 2
Newbury -5 2 £225 -57.14% 1
Thatcham - 1 £140 -
Windsor - 1 - - 2
SCCM
South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, 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 (69.88%) Windows
2 47 (56.63%) Windows 10
3 43 (51.81%) Microsoft
4 39 (46.99%) Active Directory
5 32 (38.55%) Windows 7
6 29 (34.94%) PowerShell
7 28 (33.73%) Security Cleared
8 23 (27.71%) Application Packaging
8 23 (27.71%) Office 365
9 20 (24.10%) VMware
10 18 (21.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (19.28%) Migration
11 16 (19.28%) MSI
11 16 (19.28%) InstallShield
12 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (15.66%) Windows Server
13 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (14.46%) DV Cleared
14 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
14 11 (13.25%) Retail
15 10 (12.05%) Android
15 10 (12.05%) QA
15 10 (12.05%) Citrix
15 10 (12.05%) VBScript
15 10 (12.05%) Mac OS
15 10 (12.05%) Hyper-V
15 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 8 (9.64%) Ivanti
16 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
16 8 (9.64%) Cisco

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 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (27.71%) Office 365
2 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.41%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) LAN
2 5 (6.02%) WAN
3 3 (3.61%) Firewall
3 3 (3.61%) Skype
3 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.41%) DHCP
4 2 (2.41%) DNS
4 2 (2.41%) VPN
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.20%) Internet
5 1 (1.20%) Intranet
5 1 (1.20%) NAS
5 1 (1.20%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.20%) SAN
5 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) Power BI
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) InstallShield
1 16 (19.28%) MSI
2 6 (7.23%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (13.25%) Retail
2 2 (2.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.20%) French Language
3 1 (1.20%) Legal
3 1 (1.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Applications Packager
2 13 (15.66%) Consultant
3 11 (13.25%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared Application Packager
6 6 (7.23%) Applications Specialist
6 6 (7.23%) Deployment Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) IT Support
6 6 (7.23%) Windows Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) SCCM Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Active Directory Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Active Directory Support
8 4 (4.82%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.82%) Exchange Support
8 4 (4.82%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) COM
1 1 (1.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) BYOD
1 3 (3.61%) iPhone
2 2 (2.41%) Clustering
2 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (1.20%) NHS
3 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (69.88%) Windows
2 47 (56.63%) Windows 10
3 32 (38.55%) Windows 7
4 13 (15.66%) Windows Server
5 10 (12.05%) Android
5 10 (12.05%) Mac OS
6 7 (8.43%) Apple iOS
6 7 (8.43%) Linux
7 6 (7.23%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.41%) CentOS
10 2 (2.41%) Fedora
10 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.41%) Solaris
10 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.41%) Unix
11 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Application Packaging
2 16 (19.28%) Migration
3 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (8.43%) Incident Management
4 7 (8.43%) ITSM
4 7 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (8.43%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (7.23%) ITIL
6 5 (6.02%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (6.02%) Escalation Management
6 5 (6.02%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (6.02%) Time Management
6 5 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.82%) Personalization
8 3 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.61%) Preventative Maintenance
8 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.61%) System Testing
8 3 (3.61%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.94%) PowerShell
2 10 (12.05%) VBScript
3 7 (8.43%) SQL
4 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (33.73%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.46%) DV Cleared
3 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.02%) MCSE
6 3 (3.61%) MCTS
7 2 (2.41%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.20%) CCDP
8 1 (1.20%) CCNA
8 1 (1.20%) CCNP
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) QA
2 5 (6.02%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (46.99%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (12.05%) Hyper-V
5 8 (9.64%) vSphere
6 7 (8.43%) XenApp
7 6 (7.23%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (3.61%) BitLocker
8 3 (3.61%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.20%) Squid
9 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) SCOM
2 3 (3.61%) ThinApp
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.41%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.20%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 43 (51.81%) Microsoft
2 20 (24.10%) VMware
3 10 (12.05%) Citrix
4 8 (9.64%) Cisco
4 8 (9.64%) Ivanti
4 8 (9.64%) Novell
5 4 (4.82%) HP
6 2 (2.41%) Apple
6 2 (2.41%) Draytek
6 2 (2.41%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (2.41%) Juniper
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle
6 2 (2.41%) SonicWALL
6 2 (2.41%) Veeam
7 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.20%) Lumension
7 1 (1.20%) Meraki
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat