Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 95 87
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 +2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 108 125 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.12% 2.46% 2.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.90% 22.52% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 63 61
East of England median daily rate £275 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -11.29%
10th Percentile £122 £114 £113
90th Percentile £440 £450 £488
England median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 9
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +6.90% -61.33%
10th Percentile £16.20 £13.75 £12.13
90th Percentile £39.95 £17.50 £35.70
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% -17.14% +10.34%

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 639 555 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.57% 10.94% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 301 285
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +6.45%
10th Percentile £213 £184 £200
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 20
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.67 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -13.07% -55.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.40 £12.31
90th Percentile £29.94 £25.50 £37.91
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +7.14%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -24 38 £300 -7.69% 10
Cambridgeshire +22 23 £120 -78.18% 3
Essex -7 20 £275 -29.03% 1
Bedfordshire -5 12 £330 +10.00% 2
Norfolk +16 10 £150 +36.36% 1
Suffolk -10 5 £144 +14.80%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 83 (76.85%) Windows
2 65 (60.19%) Microsoft
3 64 (59.26%) Active Directory
4 49 (45.37%) Office 365
5 41 (37.96%) Windows 10
6 32 (29.63%) Windows 7
7 30 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
8 23 (21.30%) VMware
9 22 (20.37%) Apple
9 22 (20.37%) PowerShell
9 22 (20.37%) Software Deployment
9 22 (20.37%) Windows Server
10 18 (16.67%) OneDrive
10 18 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (16.67%) Apple iOS
10 18 (16.67%) Citrix
11 17 (15.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 17 (15.74%) Mac OS
12 16 (14.81%) Hyper-V
12 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (14.81%) ITIL
12 16 (14.81%) Migration
13 15 (13.89%) MS Exchange
14 13 (12.04%) Asset Management
14 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
14 13 (12.04%) ServiceNow
15 12 (11.11%) SCOM
15 12 (11.11%) Cisco
16 11 (10.19%) SAN
16 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Intune

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 15 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.93%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) CATIA
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 49 (45.37%) Office 365
2 18 (16.67%) OneDrive
3 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.70%) iTunes
6 1 (0.93%) G Suite
6 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.19%) SAN
2 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.33%) VPN
4 8 (7.41%) Wireless
5 7 (6.48%) Firewall
6 6 (5.56%) DNS
7 5 (4.63%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (4.63%) DHCP
7 5 (4.63%) LAN
7 5 (4.63%) Skype
8 4 (3.70%) WAN
9 3 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.78%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.78%) NAS
10 2 (1.85%) 3G
10 2 (1.85%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.85%) MPLS
10 2 (1.85%) VPLS
10 2 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 5 (4.63%) Legal
1 5 (4.63%) Marketing
2 2 (1.85%) Retail
2 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Law
3 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (20.37%) Desktop Support
2 18 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 16 (14.81%) Desktop Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) Analyst
5 10 (9.26%) IT Support
5 10 (9.26%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Consultant
8 7 (6.48%) SCCM Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) SCCM Consultant
10 5 (4.63%) Build Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Technical Support
11 4 (3.70%) Support Analyst
12 3 (2.78%) Migration Engineer
12 3 (2.78%) Network Technician
12 3 (2.78%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.56%) Clustering
3 5 (4.63%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.63%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.78%) CMDB
5 3 (2.78%) Replication
5 3 (2.78%) User Experience
6 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.93%) AS400
7 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.93%) NHS
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
7 1 (0.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 83 (76.85%) Windows
2 41 (37.96%) Windows 10
3 32 (29.63%) Windows 7
4 22 (20.37%) Windows Server
5 18 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 17 (15.74%) Mac OS
7 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.56%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.63%) Android
9 5 (4.63%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.78%) Linux
11 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.37%) Software Deployment
2 16 (14.81%) ITIL
2 16 (14.81%) Migration
3 13 (12.04%) Asset Management
4 11 (10.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (9.26%) Application Packaging
5 10 (9.26%) ITSM
6 8 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.48%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (3.70%) Service Management
9 4 (3.70%) Supplier Management
10 3 (2.78%) Break/Fix
10 3 (2.78%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (2.78%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 3 (2.78%) Disk Encryption
10 3 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (2.78%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.37%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.33%) SQL
3 7 (6.48%) VBScript
4 3 (2.78%) C
5 1 (0.93%) Java
5 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.48%) A+ Certification
4 5 (4.63%) MCSA
5 4 (3.70%) MCP
5 4 (3.70%) MCSE
5 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.85%) Degree
7 2 (1.85%) MCTS
7 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.93%) CEH
8 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.93%) OSCP
8 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.93%) VCP4
8 1 (0.93%) VCP5
8 1 (0.93%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) PMO
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 64 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (5.56%) XenApp
6 3 (2.78%) BitLocker
6 3 (2.78%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.85%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.93%) vCloud
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.93%) vSphere
8 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (15.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 12 (11.11%) SCOM
3 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (4.63%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.63%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.78%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.85%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.85%) WSUS
7 1 (0.93%) EnCase
7 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.93%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 65 (60.19%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.30%) VMware
3 22 (20.37%) Apple
4 18 (16.67%) Citrix
5 13 (12.04%) ServiceNow
6 12 (11.11%) Cisco
7 9 (8.33%) Dell
8 6 (5.56%) HP
9 4 (3.70%) Clearswift
9 4 (3.70%) IBM
9 4 (3.70%) McAfee
9 4 (3.70%) Proofpoint
10 3 (2.78%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.78%) CommVault
10 3 (2.78%) EqualLogic
10 3 (2.78%) NetApp
10 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.78%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.78%) Sophos
10 3 (2.78%) Veritas