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 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 Configuration Manager (SCCM)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 57 66 67
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 28 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.74% 0.87% 1.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.05% 12.16% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 4
Median daily rate £350 £258 £179
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.92% +44.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £232 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £284 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £320
% change year-on-year -4.00% -2.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.70 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.43% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.71% +12.90%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 127 74 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.44% 7.18% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 31 62
Median daily rate £450 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £292 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.85 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Buckinghamshire

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +11 25 £338 +31.06% 1
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
SCCM
South East

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 44 (84.62%) Windows
2 38 (73.08%) Security Cleared
3 32 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 28 (53.85%) ITIL
5 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 22 (42.31%) Active Directory
7 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
8 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (34.62%) Windows Vista
9 15 (28.85%) MSI
9 15 (28.85%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (26.92%) DV Cleared
11 13 (25.00%) Windows 10
12 12 (23.08%) Windows 7
12 12 (23.08%) Migration
12 12 (23.08%) Linux
13 11 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (21.15%) Application Packaging
13 11 (21.15%) Hyper-V
14 10 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (19.23%) VMware
15 9 (17.31%) Release Management
15 9 (17.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (17.31%) Oracle
16 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
16 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
16 8 (15.38%) CentOS
16 8 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SCCM
Top Related 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 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.54%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Unified Communications
2 3 (5.77%) ATM
3 2 (3.85%) SAN
3 2 (3.85%) VPN
3 2 (3.85%) Wireless
4 1 (1.92%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.92%) Firewall
4 1 (1.92%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) IPsec
4 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) SMS
4 1 (1.92%) SSL
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (5.77%) DB2
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) MSI
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (11.54%) Analyst
1 6 (11.54%) Architect
1 6 (11.54%) Test Manager
2 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (9.62%) Applications Packager
2 5 (9.62%) Automation Specialist
2 5 (9.62%) Deployment Specialist
2 5 (9.62%) Windows Specialist
3 4 (7.69%) Applications Architect
3 4 (7.69%) Data Centre Specialist
3 4 (7.69%) E-Business Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 4 (7.69%) UAT Manager
3 4 (7.69%) UAT Test Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (84.62%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
3 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (34.62%) Windows Vista
4 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 12 (23.08%) Linux
6 12 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 8 (15.38%) CentOS
7 8 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (15.38%) Windows 8
8 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.77%) Solaris
9 3 (5.77%) Unix
10 2 (3.85%) Android
10 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.85%) zOS
11 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) ITIL
2 12 (23.08%) Migration
3 11 (21.15%) Application Packaging
3 11 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (17.31%) Release Management
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL V2
6 7 (13.46%) Capacity Management
6 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (13.46%) Server Building
7 6 (11.54%) Patch Management
7 6 (11.54%) Security Patching
7 6 (11.54%) Software Deployment
8 5 (9.62%) Data Migration
8 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.69%) Logistics
9 4 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (7.69%) Service Management
10 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
10 3 (5.77%) Process Improvement
10 3 (5.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) VB
2 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) VBScript
3 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (73.08%) Security Cleared
2 32 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 14 (26.92%) DV Cleared
4 9 (17.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.77%) ISEB
6 1 (1.92%) CCA
6 1 (1.92%) CCAA
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 22 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.85%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (21.15%) Hyper-V
4 10 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (15.38%) Docker
6 8 (15.38%) vCloud
7 5 (9.62%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.85%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.92%) XenApp
9 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Puppet
1 8 (15.38%) vRealize
2 7 (13.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (13.46%) WSUS
3 6 (11.54%) BladeLogic
3 6 (11.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (5.77%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (5.77%) SCOM
5 1 (1.92%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.92%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) VMware
3 9 (17.31%) Oracle
4 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 6 (11.54%) HP
6 4 (7.69%) Intel Security
6 4 (7.69%) Remedy
7 3 (5.77%) Lumension
8 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.92%) BMC
8 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco
8 1 (1.92%) Citrix
8 1 (1.92%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.92%) F5
8 1 (1.92%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.92%) Juniper