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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 55 57
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 15 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.44% 1.59% 1.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.61% 27.66% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Median daily rate £294 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.03% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £255 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £670 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £310
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.22 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -30.95% +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 46 47 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 7.48% 5.74% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 27
Median daily rate £500 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £273 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +9.75% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Median hourly rate £14.22 - £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (45.83%) Windows 10
5 10 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 9 (37.50%) VMware
7 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.83%) Application Packaging
8 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
8 5 (20.83%) Citrix
8 5 (20.83%) Office 365
9 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (16.67%) LAN
9 4 (16.67%) WAN
9 4 (16.67%) VBScript
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (16.67%) VPN
9 4 (16.67%) WSUS
9 4 (16.67%) MSI
9 4 (16.67%) InstallShield
10 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 3 (12.50%) DNS
10 3 (12.50%) ITIL
10 3 (12.50%) DHCP
10 3 (12.50%) NetApp
10 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
10 3 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (12.50%) Line Management
10 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
1 4 (16.67%) VPN
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) 4G
3 1 (4.17%) DMZ
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) VLAN
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) InstallShield
1 4 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Desktop Support
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Packager
3 4 (16.67%) Software Packager
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Storage Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 10
3 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Application Packaging
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Line Management
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (8.33%) Service Management
3 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.17%) Logistics
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Software Licensing
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) MCITP
1 1 (4.17%) MCTS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) BitLocker
5 2 (8.33%) Terminal Server
5 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (8.33%) XenApp
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) WSUS
2 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.33%) SafeCom
3 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) McAfee
5 2 (8.33%) Meraki
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec
5 2 (8.33%) Wyse
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Nortel
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds