Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 76 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15 -4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 32 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.04% 1.93% 1.82%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.67% 25.44% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 16
Birmingham median daily rate £283 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.53% +47.83% -34.29%
10th Percentile £146 £316 £170
90th Percentile £419 £775 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £263 £355 £315
% change year-on-year -26.00% +12.62% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.23% +3.45% -27.50%
10th Percentile £11.76 £14.40 £13.75
90th Percentile £19.13 £21.55 £16.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.37 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.20% +3.45% -6.45%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 120 114 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.65% 7.59% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 59 44
Birmingham median daily rate £381 £450 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.28% +46.94% +11.36%
10th Percentile £214 £311 £200
90th Percentile £575 £565 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £410 £310
% change year-on-year +3.66% +32.47% -3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.23% -16.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £11.65 £14.40 £14.60
90th Percentile £18.80 £21.55 £21.40
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year +0.17% -1.69% -26.25%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Office 365
3 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 17 (53.13%) Windows 10
6 15 (46.88%) Windows 7
7 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (37.50%) Citrix
9 10 (31.25%) ITIL
9 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
10 9 (28.13%) McAfee
10 9 (28.13%) VMware
10 9 (28.13%) Migration
11 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 7 (21.88%) BitLocker
12 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
13 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
13 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (18.75%) WSUS
14 5 (15.63%) Fat Client
14 5 (15.63%) Email Migration
14 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
14 5 (15.63%) Apple
14 5 (15.63%) Thin Client
15 4 (12.50%) Terminal Services
15 4 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
15 4 (12.50%) Blackberry

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 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (68.75%) Office 365
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.38%) IaaS
4 2 (6.25%) PaaS
5 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) DHCP
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) Skype
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Desktop Support
2 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) Administrator
3 5 (15.63%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) Cloud Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) SCCM Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Azure Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Support
6 2 (6.25%) Database Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
1 5 (15.63%) Fat Client
1 5 (15.63%) Thin Client
2 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows 10
3 15 (46.88%) Windows 7
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Email Migration
4 4 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 3 (9.38%) Identity Management
5 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (6.25%) Network Management
6 2 (6.25%) Service Management
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) Document Management
7 1 (3.13%) ITSM
7 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCITP
2 1 (3.13%) MCTS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 7 (21.88%) BitLocker
3 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 4 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (9.38%) XenApp
7 2 (6.25%) Terminal Server
7 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) WSUS
2 4 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (12.50%) SafeCom
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Citrix
3 9 (28.13%) McAfee
3 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) Apple
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) IBM
5 4 (12.50%) Meraki
5 4 (12.50%) NetApp
5 4 (12.50%) Symantec
5 4 (12.50%) Wyse
6 1 (3.13%) AppSense
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy