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 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)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 73 65
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 29 1 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.86% 0.10% 2.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.86% 1.28% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 13
Median daily rate £475 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 - £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £310
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.27
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 146 78 170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.40% 8.14% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 66
Median daily rate £458 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £295 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +9.75% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £25.50
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 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 22 June 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 - 21 £413 -
High Wycombe - 5 £488 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £538 -
SCCM
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 36 (65.45%) Security Cleared
3 29 (52.73%) Active Directory
4 28 (50.91%) ITIL
4 28 (50.91%) SC Cleared
5 27 (49.09%) Windows Vista
6 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 21 (38.18%) Windows Server
8 18 (32.73%) MSI
9 17 (30.91%) DV Cleared
10 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (27.27%) Application Packaging
11 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (23.64%) HP
12 13 (23.64%) Hyper-V
12 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
13 12 (21.82%) Office 365
13 12 (21.82%) Oracle
13 12 (21.82%) Finance
14 11 (20.00%) Migration
14 11 (20.00%) Release Management
14 11 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 10 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 10 (18.18%) PRINCE2
15 10 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
15 10 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
16 9 (16.36%) Oracle Reports
17 8 (14.55%) ISEB

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 6 (10.91%) IIS
2 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.27%) Apache
4 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Office 365
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) Firewall
2 7 (12.73%) SAN
3 4 (7.27%) NAS
4 3 (5.45%) VPN
5 2 (3.64%) ATM
6 1 (1.82%) ADSL
6 1 (1.82%) LAN
6 1 (1.82%) MPLS
6 1 (1.82%) SMS
6 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.82%) VLAN
6 1 (1.82%) WAN
6 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (5.45%) Big Data
3 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.64%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) MSI
2 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.82%) XMLSpy
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Architect
2 10 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 8 (14.55%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (14.55%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Deployment Specialist
4 5 (9.09%) E-Business Manager
4 5 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) UAT Manager
4 5 (9.09%) UAT Test Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Packager
5 4 (7.27%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
1 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) Windows Vista
3 21 (38.18%) Windows Server
4 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
8 6 (10.91%) Linux
8 6 (10.91%) Solaris
8 6 (10.91%) Unix
8 6 (10.91%) Windows 10
8 6 (10.91%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) ITIL
2 15 (27.27%) Application Packaging
2 15 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (20.00%) Migration
3 11 (20.00%) Release Management
4 10 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.73%) Change Management
6 6 (10.91%) Data Migration
6 6 (10.91%) Patch Management
6 6 (10.91%) Security Patching
6 6 (10.91%) Software Deployment
7 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.09%) DevOps
7 5 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 5 (9.09%) Service Management
7 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.45%) Programme Delivery
9 3 (5.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) VB
3 4 (7.27%) VBScript
4 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (65.45%) Security Cleared
2 28 (50.91%) SC Cleared
3 17 (30.91%) DV Cleared
4 8 (14.55%) ISEB
5 6 (10.91%) MCSE
5 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.45%) MCITP
6 3 (5.45%) MCP
7 2 (3.64%) CCNA
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.82%) CCSP
8 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (52.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.64%) Hyper-V
3 8 (14.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.45%) ProxySG
4 3 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.64%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (14.55%) SCOM
4 7 (12.73%) WSUS
5 6 (10.91%) BladeLogic
6 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (3.64%) OpenView
7 2 (3.64%) OVSD
7 2 (3.64%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.64%) HP
3 12 (21.82%) Oracle
4 8 (14.55%) Citrix
4 8 (14.55%) VMware
5 5 (9.09%) Cisco
6 4 (7.27%) Remedy
6 4 (7.27%) SAP
6 4 (7.27%) StorageTek
6 4 (7.27%) Sun
7 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.64%) Lumension
8 2 (3.64%) McAfee
9 1 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.82%) Juniper
9 1 (1.82%) Nimble Storage