Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 25 January 2020 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 33 79
Rank change year-on-year -12 +46 -10
Contract jobs citing SCCM 43 94 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.51% 5.97% 2.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.60% 44.34% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 58 40
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £388 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +43.52% -22.86%
10th Percentile £180 £160 £120
90th Percentile £468 £502 £500
South East median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.45 £14.05 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.27% -76.58% -
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £16.30 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.63% -6.86% -5.41%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 168 212 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.71% 13.46% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 114 136
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +1.65% +6.35%
10th Percentile £209 £200 £136
90th Percentile £550 £509 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.05 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.36% -41.46% +108.70%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.26 £16.45
90th Percentile £15.85 £38.38 £60.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% - -26.83%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Buckinghamshire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Buckinghamshire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Buckinghamshire

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Buckinghamshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 25 January 2020. 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
Milton Keynes -16 27 £440 +13.55% 4
High Wycombe -2 4 £185 -48.97%
Marlow - 4 £240 -
Buckingham - 2 £362 -
SCCM
South East

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
3 22 (51.16%) Cisco
4 21 (48.84%) VMware
4 21 (48.84%) Office 365
5 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
6 17 (39.53%) MS Exchange
7 15 (34.88%) Firewall
7 15 (34.88%) Windows 10
8 14 (32.56%) SCOM
9 13 (30.23%) Hyper-V
10 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (27.91%) Adobe
10 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
11 11 (25.58%) Meraki
11 11 (25.58%) Splunk
11 11 (25.58%) Citrix
11 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
11 11 (25.58%) Information Security Management
11 11 (25.58%) Security Management
11 11 (25.58%) Management Information System
11 11 (25.58%) Sony
11 11 (25.58%) Change Management
11 11 (25.58%) Problem Management
11 11 (25.58%) ISMS
11 11 (25.58%) Information Security
11 11 (25.58%) Law
11 11 (25.58%) Legal
12 10 (23.26%) Windows XP
12 10 (23.26%) Windows 8

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 17 (39.53%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (48.84%) Office 365
2 4 (9.30%) Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Akamai
4 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) Firewall
2 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (20.93%) NaaS
3 6 (13.95%) SAN
4 4 (9.30%) VPN
5 3 (6.98%) IP Telephony
5 3 (6.98%) PBX
5 3 (6.98%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.98%) WAN
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.65%) VoIP
6 2 (4.65%) Wireless
7 1 (2.33%) DHCP
7 1 (2.33%) DNS
7 1 (2.33%) Skype
7 1 (2.33%) WebEx
7 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 11 (25.58%) Law
1 11 (25.58%) Legal
2 5 (11.63%) Publishing
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Support Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Support
3 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Build Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) VMware Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Build Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.98%) Clustering
4 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
4 3 (6.98%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.65%) CMDB
5 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Windows 10
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
4 10 (23.26%) Windows 8
4 10 (23.26%) Windows XP
5 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.98%) Android
7 3 (6.98%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.33%) Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Change Management
1 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
1 11 (25.58%) Information Security
1 11 (25.58%) Information Security Management
1 11 (25.58%) ISMS
1 11 (25.58%) Problem Management
1 11 (25.58%) Security Management
2 9 (20.93%) Customer-Centricity
3 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.63%) ITIL
5 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.98%) Break/Fix
5 3 (6.98%) ITSM
5 3 (6.98%) Network Design
5 3 (6.98%) Patch Management
5 3 (6.98%) Server Building
5 3 (6.98%) Server Management
5 3 (6.98%) Task Automation
6 2 (4.65%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.65%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.93%) CCNA
2 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.93%) MCITP
2 9 (20.93%) MCSA
3 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) CCA
4 3 (6.98%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (6.98%) MCTS
4 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) VCAP
4 3 (6.98%) VCP4
4 3 (6.98%) VCP5
4 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.33%) ACMT
5 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.23%) Hyper-V
3 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (9.30%) vSphere
6 3 (6.98%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (6.98%) vCloud
6 3 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) SCOM
2 9 (20.93%) WSUS
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (6.98%) SCVMM
3 3 (6.98%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.65%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (51.16%) Cisco
3 21 (48.84%) VMware
4 12 (27.91%) Adobe
5 11 (25.58%) Citrix
5 11 (25.58%) Meraki
5 11 (25.58%) Sony
5 11 (25.58%) Splunk
6 9 (20.93%) F5
7 6 (13.95%) Blue Coat
7 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
7 6 (13.95%) NetApp
7 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.98%) Apple
8 3 (6.98%) Bomgar
8 3 (6.98%) IFS
8 3 (6.98%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.65%) Mitel
9 2 (4.65%) SAP
10 1 (2.33%) Juniper