The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SCSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCSM 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 Service Manager (SCSM)
South East / Berkshire
Rank - - 127
Contract jobs citing SCSM 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - - 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £445 £450
% change year-on-year -1.68% -1.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SCSM 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%  

SCSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SCSM in Berkshire

SCSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCSM in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCSM in Berkshire