Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 20 March 2019 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)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 28 26
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing SCCM 6 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.08% 3.30% 3.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 75.00% 31.82% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Chester median daily rate £340 £294 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.74% +46.88% -23.81%
Cheshire median daily rate £340 £329 £375
% change year-on-year +3.42% -12.33% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Chester median hourly rate £17.43 £32.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.37% +91.18% -51.43%
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +31.25% -50.77%

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 Chester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 8 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.44% 10.38% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 10
Chester median daily rate £340 £304 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.93% +10.45% -31.25%
10th Percentile £319 £197 £174
90th Percentile £560 £411 £369
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £475 £363
% change year-on-year -23.16% +31.03% -14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Chester median hourly rate £17.43 £32.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.37% +91.18% -51.43%
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -48.15%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Chester

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Chester

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 Chester region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Local Government
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) PKI
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Server Building
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) VBScript
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (16.67%) Avaya
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 5 (83.33%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Field Service Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Rollout Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) SmoothWall
3 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Altiris
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Ivanti
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft