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 30 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.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 40 33
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 12 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.81% 1.67% 1.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 44.44% 17.07% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £143 £300 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.50% +46.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £300 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £300 £241
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £320
% change year-on-year -7.69% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +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 Cambridge with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 27 41 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 8.57% 9.81% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 4
Median daily rate £400 £488 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.94% +69.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £450 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +29.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Cambridge over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 30 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) Software Distribution
4 5 (38.46%) A+ Certification
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) Dell
5 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (15.38%) LDAP
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
7 2 (15.38%) XenApp
7 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V

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 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.69%) Skype
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Support
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Distribution
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Dell
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint