Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 84 97
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 -18
Contract jobs citing SCCM 137 115 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.66% 2.36% 2.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.73% 24.84% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 58 70
East of England median daily rate £313 £275 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -14.73% -0.77%
10th Percentile £114 £135 £174
90th Percentile £450 £479 £438
England median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 16
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -46.79% +71.82%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £19.40 £35.25 £38.75
England median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -17.14% +12.90% -8.82%

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 the East of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 554 463 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.74% 9.50% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 277 350
East of England median daily rate £450 £403 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% -1.83% +17.14%
10th Percentile £160 £200 £217
90th Percentile £583 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 26 40
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.12% -51.11% +121.31%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £27.60 £37.59 £60.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.56% +1.88% +2.56%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in the East of England

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in the East of England

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in the East of England

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in the East of England

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SCCM in the East of England

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +17 74 £325 +7.44% 3
Essex -7 20 £350 +2.94% 1
Bedfordshire -17 20 £300 +4.35% 1
Cambridgeshire -15 14 £145 -27.50% 3
Norfolk -9 6 £115 -24.30% 2
Suffolk +8 3 £250 -15.25%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 124 (90.51%) Windows
2 84 (61.31%) Active Directory
3 79 (57.66%) Microsoft
4 52 (37.96%) Windows 7
5 48 (35.04%) VMware
6 41 (29.93%) Citrix
6 41 (29.93%) PowerShell
7 36 (26.28%) Office 365
8 31 (22.63%) VBScript
9 30 (21.90%) MS Exchange
10 29 (21.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (20.44%) BitLocker
12 26 (18.98%) Windows 10
12 26 (18.98%) Windows Server
13 25 (18.25%) Skype for Business
13 25 (18.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 23 (16.79%) Symantec
14 23 (16.79%) XenApp
15 20 (14.60%) ITIL
15 20 (14.60%) Norton AntiVirus
16 19 (13.87%) Migration
16 19 (13.87%) SharePoint
16 19 (13.87%) OneDrive
16 19 (13.87%) Skype
17 18 (13.14%) Disk Encryption
17 18 (13.14%) DHCP
17 18 (13.14%) SQL Server
18 17 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (12.41%) Customer Requirements
19 16 (11.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 30 (21.90%) MS Exchange
2 25 (18.25%) Skype for Business
3 19 (13.87%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.73%) IIS
7 1 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.73%) Site Server
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.28%) Office 365
2 19 (13.87%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.73%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.87%) Skype
2 18 (13.14%) DHCP
3 16 (11.68%) DNS
4 14 (10.22%) SAN
5 10 (7.30%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (7.30%) iSCSI
6 7 (5.11%) Firewall
6 7 (5.11%) LAN
6 7 (5.11%) SNMP
7 6 (4.38%) NAS
7 6 (4.38%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.38%) VPN
8 5 (3.65%) BGP
8 5 (3.65%) IPsec
8 5 (3.65%) Junos
8 5 (3.65%) NX-OS
8 5 (3.65%) OSPF
8 5 (3.65%) SSL
8 5 (3.65%) VRRP
8 5 (3.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) InstallShield
1 4 (2.92%) JIRA
2 3 (2.19%) MSI
General
1 6 (4.38%) Local Government
2 4 (2.92%) Finance
3 2 (1.46%) Advertising
4 1 (0.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (21.90%) Consultant
2 23 (16.79%) Desktop Support
3 20 (14.60%) Analyst
3 20 (14.60%) Desktop Engineer
4 18 (13.14%) SCCM Consultant
5 17 (12.41%) Support Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) Windows Consultant
8 10 (7.30%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (6.57%) SCCM Engineer
9 9 (6.57%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (5.84%) Deployment Engineer
11 7 (5.11%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (5.11%) Build Engineer
11 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (4.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 6 (4.38%) Applications Specialist
12 6 (4.38%) Migration Specialist
12 6 (4.38%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.73%) Flash
2 1 (0.73%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.68%) CESG
2 11 (8.03%) User Experience
3 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.38%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.65%) Clustering
4 5 (3.65%) Replication
5 3 (2.19%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.19%) PKI
6 2 (1.46%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.46%) iPhone
6 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.73%) CCTV
7 1 (0.73%) NHS
7 1 (0.73%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 124 (90.51%) Windows
2 52 (37.96%) Windows 7
3 26 (18.98%) Windows 10
3 26 (18.98%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.11%) Linux
7 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.65%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.92%) Android
8 4 (2.92%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.92%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.46%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.73%) Solaris
11 1 (0.73%) Unix
11 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.60%) ITIL
2 19 (13.87%) Migration
3 18 (13.14%) Disk Encryption
4 17 (12.41%) Customer Requirements
5 13 (9.49%) Application Packaging
5 13 (9.49%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 9 (6.57%) Presales
7 8 (5.84%) Remediation Plan
8 7 (5.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (5.11%) Programme Governance
8 7 (5.11%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.65%) Defect Management
9 5 (3.65%) Integration Testing
9 5 (3.65%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (3.65%) Software Distribution
9 5 (3.65%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (2.92%) Break/Fix
10 4 (2.92%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.92%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.93%) PowerShell
2 31 (22.63%) VBScript
3 8 (5.84%) SQL
4 1 (0.73%) R
4 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.95%) MCSA
2 15 (10.95%) MCSE
3 7 (5.11%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.38%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.65%) ISEB
5 5 (3.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.65%) MCP
5 5 (3.65%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.92%) Degree
7 3 (2.19%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.19%) CCA
7 3 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.19%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.19%) MCITP
8 2 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 84 (61.31%) Active Directory
2 29 (21.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (20.44%) BitLocker
4 25 (18.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 23 (16.79%) XenApp
6 14 (10.22%) XenDesktop
7 10 (7.30%) vSphere
8 8 (5.84%) Hyper-V
8 8 (5.84%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (4.38%) Terminal Services
10 5 (3.65%) DFS Replication
10 5 (3.65%) NFS
11 3 (2.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (14.60%) Norton AntiVirus
2 16 (11.68%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (11.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 8 (5.84%) SCOM
3 8 (5.84%) vCenter Server
4 6 (4.38%) Backup Exec
4 6 (4.38%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (4.38%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.65%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (2.19%) AirWatch
7 3 (2.19%) WSUS
8 2 (1.46%) Nagios
8 2 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.46%) WMI
8 2 (1.46%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.73%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 79 (57.66%) Microsoft
2 48 (35.04%) VMware
3 41 (29.93%) Citrix
4 23 (16.79%) Symantec
5 16 (11.68%) HP
6 14 (10.22%) AppSense
7 13 (9.49%) Altiris
7 13 (9.49%) LANDesk
8 10 (7.30%) NetApp
9 9 (6.57%) Apple
9 9 (6.57%) Cisco
10 7 (5.11%) Dell
10 7 (5.11%) McAfee
10 7 (5.11%) SolarWinds
11 6 (4.38%) Clearswift
11 6 (4.38%) CommVault
11 6 (4.38%) IBM
12 5 (3.65%) EqualLogic
12 5 (3.65%) Juniper
12 5 (3.65%) Veritas