The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 28 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 30 52
Rank change year-on-year -2 +22  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 7 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.32% 3.65% 2.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.43% 21.31% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Median daily rate - £450 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £321 £310
% change year-on-year -6.54% +3.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.75 £19.84
% change year-on-year -33.33% +9.61%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 23 61 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 7.62% 17.13% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 43 81
Median daily rate £290 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.71% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -65.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.10 £20.50
% change year-on-year -48.68% +66.34%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Cambridge

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (26.32%) LAN
5 5 (26.32%) A+ Certification
5 5 (26.32%) Software Distribution
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
5 5 (26.32%) Break/Fix
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (21.05%) Software Deployment
6 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) Dell
7 3 (15.79%) Apple
7 3 (15.79%) SLA
7 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Mac OS
7 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (10.53%) XenApp
8 2 (10.53%) Local Government
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
8 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
8 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
8 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
General
1 2 (10.53%) Local Government
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Desktop Support
2 5 (26.32%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Support
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
5 3 (15.79%) Mac OS
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Break/Fix
1 5 (26.32%) Software Distribution
2 4 (21.05%) Software Deployment
3 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Dell
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Apple
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix