Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 39 35
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4 -15
Contract jobs citing SCCM 8 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.76% 0.68% 2.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.24% 16.67% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 1
Chester median daily rate £300 £200 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -11.11% -
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £475 £365
% change year-on-year -36.84% +30.14% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Chester median hourly rate £21.00 - £33.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -23.53% -46.03%

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 33 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 15.49% 4.05% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 15
Chester median daily rate £300 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £198 £216
90th Percentile £525 £475 £483
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -10.59% -2.86% +42.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Chester median hourly rate £21.00 - £33.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year - -47.47% -21.43%

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 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Office 365
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Local Government
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (37.50%) Line Management
4 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (37.50%) Presales
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix

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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (37.50%) Line Management
2 3 (37.50%) Presales
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (37.50%) MCITP
1 3 (37.50%) MCSA
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Perfmon
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM