The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 30 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.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 42 56
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 12 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.93% 2.63% 1.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.27% 41.86% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 2
Median daily rate £400 £313 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +3.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £320
% change year-on-year -7.69% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -37.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +16.66%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 41 43 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 6.59% 6.29% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 39
Median daily rate £475 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £185 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £9.05 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £13.45 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Birmingham

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Birmingham over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Birmingham

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) Windows 10
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) MSI
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) InstallShield
8 4 (22.22%) Application Packaging
8 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (16.67%) Line Management
9 3 (16.67%) Citrix
9 3 (16.67%) LAN
9 3 (16.67%) WAN
9 3 (16.67%) VPN
10 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
10 2 (11.11%) VBScript
10 2 (11.11%) SCOM
10 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
10 2 (11.11%) Office 365
11 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
11 1 (5.56%) Software Licensing
11 1 (5.56%) Clustering
11 1 (5.56%) Skype
11 1 (5.56%) AirWatch

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) VPN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DMZ
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Skype
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAAS
2 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MSI
2 5 (27.78%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Software Packager
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Application Packaging
2 3 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Software Licensing
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Nortel
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds