Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 97 102
Rank change year-on-year +27 +5 -26
Contract jobs citing SCCM 145 84 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.11% 1.91% 1.77%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.18% 21.11% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 52 39
East of England median daily rate £316 £225 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.56% -22.41% -17.14%
10th Percentile £120 £123 £157
90th Percentile £450 £436 £419
England median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 22
East of England median hourly rate £20.11 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.69% -3.33% -9.69%
10th Percentile £13.83 £13.75 £9.35
90th Percentile £27.17 £24.90 £37.50
England median hourly rate £17.14 £17.28 £15.86
% change year-on-year -0.84% +8.95% -5.14%

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 497 398 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.67% 9.04% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 223 234
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +21.43%
10th Percentile £173 £185 £208
90th Percentile £597 £588 £593
England median daily rate £495 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 32
East of England median hourly rate £12.72 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.91% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £10.16 £13.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £29.00 £34.89 £44.00
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.66% - +0.45%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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 +18 76 £320 -14.67% 7
Essex +17 26 £325 +47.73%
Bedfordshire -3 17 £300 +106.90% 2
Cambridgeshire -17 11 £200 +37.93% 5
Norfolk -7 10 £174 +19.83%
Suffolk +6 5 £250 -8.26% 2
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 135 (93.10%) Windows
2 92 (63.45%) Active Directory
3 83 (57.24%) Microsoft
4 60 (41.38%) PowerShell
5 56 (38.62%) VMware
6 52 (35.86%) Windows 7
7 46 (31.72%) Office 365
8 42 (28.97%) VBScript
8 42 (28.97%) Windows 10
9 41 (28.28%) Windows Server
10 39 (26.90%) Citrix
11 35 (24.14%) MS Exchange
11 35 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (22.07%) Skype for Business
13 26 (17.93%) SharePoint
14 25 (17.24%) DHCP
14 25 (17.24%) BitLocker
15 24 (16.55%) Symantec
16 23 (15.86%) SAN
17 22 (15.17%) HP
17 22 (15.17%) Norton AntiVirus
17 22 (15.17%) DNS
17 22 (15.17%) ITIL
18 21 (14.48%) SQL Server
19 20 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
20 19 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
20 19 (13.10%) XenApp
20 19 (13.10%) Skype
21 18 (12.41%) Disk Encryption
21 18 (12.41%) Windows Server 2012

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 35 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 32 (22.07%) Skype for Business
3 26 (17.93%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 46 (31.72%) Office 365
2 12 (8.28%) OneDrive
3 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.69%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.24%) DHCP
2 23 (15.86%) SAN
3 22 (15.17%) DNS
4 19 (13.10%) Skype
5 18 (12.41%) Fibre Channel
5 18 (12.41%) iSCSI
6 13 (8.97%) TCP/IP
7 11 (7.59%) Firewall
7 11 (7.59%) NAS
8 10 (6.90%) SNMP
8 10 (6.90%) VPN
9 8 (5.52%) BGP
9 8 (5.52%) HSRP
9 8 (5.52%) IPsec
9 8 (5.52%) Junos
9 8 (5.52%) NX-OS
9 8 (5.52%) OSPF
9 8 (5.52%) SSL
9 8 (5.52%) VRRP
9 8 (5.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) Ingres
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MSI
2 4 (2.76%) InstallShield
2 4 (2.76%) JIRA
General
1 6 (4.14%) Finance
2 1 (0.69%) Games
2 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (23.45%) Consultant
2 33 (22.76%) Analyst
3 19 (13.10%) SCCM Consultant
3 19 (13.10%) Windows Engineer
4 18 (12.41%) SCCM Engineer
5 17 (11.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (10.34%) Windows Consultant
7 14 (9.66%) Support Engineer
8 13 (8.97%) Desktop Support
9 12 (8.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (6.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) Storage Analyst
11 8 (5.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (4.83%) Build Engineer
12 7 (4.83%) Deployment Engineer
12 7 (4.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 7 (4.83%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
12 7 (4.83%) SCCM Specialist
12 7 (4.83%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.83%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.69%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.66%) CESG
2 11 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.90%) Clustering
3 10 (6.90%) Replication
4 9 (6.21%) User Experience
5 4 (2.76%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.76%) CMDB
5 4 (2.76%) PKI
6 3 (2.07%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.07%) NHS
7 2 (1.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 135 (93.10%) Windows
2 52 (35.86%) Windows 7
3 42 (28.97%) Windows 10
4 41 (28.28%) Windows Server
5 18 (12.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (11.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.45%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.76%) Android
10 3 (2.07%) Linux
11 2 (1.38%) Solaris
11 2 (1.38%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.38%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.69%) Unix
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.17%) ITIL
2 18 (12.41%) Disk Encryption
3 13 (8.97%) Customer Requirements
4 11 (7.59%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 9 (6.21%) Problem Management
6 8 (5.52%) Migration
7 6 (4.14%) Presales
7 6 (4.14%) Software Distribution
8 5 (3.45%) Application Packaging
8 5 (3.45%) Defect Management
8 5 (3.45%) Integration Testing
8 5 (3.45%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (2.76%) Break/Fix
9 4 (2.76%) IT Strategy
9 4 (2.76%) Runbook
9 4 (2.76%) Server Building
10 3 (2.07%) Data Integration
10 3 (2.07%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (41.38%) PowerShell
2 42 (28.97%) VBScript
3 15 (10.34%) SQL
4 1 (0.69%) Java
4 1 (0.69%) R
4 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (11.03%) MCSE
3 12 (8.28%) MCSA
4 10 (6.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (6.21%) Degree
6 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
7 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.45%) ISEB
8 5 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (3.45%) MCP
9 3 (2.07%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.38%) CCA
10 2 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.38%) MCDST
10 2 (1.38%) MCITP
11 1 (0.69%) CCNA
11 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 92 (63.45%) Active Directory
2 35 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (17.24%) BitLocker
4 20 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (13.10%) XenApp
6 13 (8.97%) Hyper-V
6 13 (8.97%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (8.97%) vSphere
7 11 (7.59%) XenDesktop
8 10 (6.90%) Terminal Services
9 8 (5.52%) DFS Replication
9 8 (5.52%) NFS
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (15.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 16 (11.03%) SCOM
3 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (8.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 12 (8.28%) NetBackup
6 11 (7.59%) Backup Exec
6 11 (7.59%) vCenter Server
7 10 (6.90%) HP Data Protector
7 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (6.21%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (5.52%) WSUS
10 4 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (1.38%) Nagios
11 2 (1.38%) WMI
12 1 (0.69%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 83 (57.24%) Microsoft
2 56 (38.62%) VMware
3 39 (26.90%) Citrix
4 24 (16.55%) Symantec
5 22 (15.17%) HP
6 18 (12.41%) NetApp
7 15 (10.34%) Ivanti
8 13 (8.97%) Cisco
9 12 (8.28%) CommVault
9 12 (8.28%) SolarWinds
10 11 (7.59%) Altiris
10 11 (7.59%) Dell
10 11 (7.59%) IBM
11 10 (6.90%) 3PAR
11 10 (6.90%) EqualLogic
11 10 (6.90%) Veritas
12 9 (6.21%) Clearswift
12 9 (6.21%) McAfee
13 8 (5.52%) Huawei
13 8 (5.52%) Juniper