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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 66 83
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 65 63 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.75% 2.47% 2.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.72% 27.04% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 37
Median daily rate £203 £306 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.71% +3.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £113 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £481 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £321 £310
% change year-on-year -6.39% +3.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 16
Median hourly rate £15.75 £21.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -39.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £14.50 £22.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £44.25 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £25.75 £20.19
% change year-on-year -43.68% +27.56%  

SCCM is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 274 233 379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 11.60% 9.13% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 264 433
Median daily rate £488 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £296 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £571 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 24
Median hourly rate £15.25 £35.43 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.95% -5.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £17.50 £19.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £43.38 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.66%  

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

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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

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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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in the East of England

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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

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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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SCCM in the East of England

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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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +20 31 £213 -45.03% 6
Essex -11 11 £450 +70.61%
Cambridgeshire -1 8 £550 +22.22%
Norfolk +2 7 £119 -5.55% 2
Bedfordshire -21 6 £350 +1.44%
Suffolk +13 2 £125 +4.16%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 99 (80.49%) Windows
2 67 (54.47%) Active Directory
3 50 (40.65%) Microsoft
3 50 (40.65%) Windows 7
4 34 (27.64%) VMware
5 30 (24.39%) Citrix
5 30 (24.39%) Windows 10
6 27 (21.95%) Windows Server
7 22 (17.89%) Migration
8 20 (16.26%) ITIL
8 20 (16.26%) XenApp
9 19 (15.45%) PowerShell
10 18 (14.63%) Apple
11 16 (13.01%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (13.01%) Office 365
11 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (11.38%) SCOM
12 14 (11.38%) Microsoft Office
13 13 (10.57%) LAN
14 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (8.94%) MS Exchange
15 11 (8.94%) HP
15 11 (8.94%) Customer Requirements
15 11 (8.94%) OneDrive
15 11 (8.94%) Windows 8
16 10 (8.13%) BitLocker
16 10 (8.13%) Service Delivery
16 10 (8.13%) DNS

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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 11 (8.94%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.07%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.44%) Site Server
5 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.81%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.44%) InfoPath
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.01%) Office 365
2 11 (8.94%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.63%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.57%) LAN
2 10 (8.13%) DNS
3 7 (5.69%) Internet
3 7 (5.69%) WAN
4 6 (4.88%) DHCP
5 5 (4.07%) Firewall
5 5 (4.07%) Skype
6 3 (2.44%) SAN
7 2 (1.63%) LDAP
7 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.63%) VoIP
7 2 (1.63%) VPN
7 2 (1.63%) WebEx
7 2 (1.63%) Wireless
8 1 (0.81%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.81%) NAS
8 1 (0.81%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MSI
2 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (4.07%) Local Government
2 4 (3.25%) Advertising
3 2 (1.63%) Automotive
4 1 (0.81%) Front Office
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (25.20%) Desktop Support
2 24 (19.51%) Support Engineer
3 22 (17.89%) Desktop Engineer
4 13 (10.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (8.94%) Analyst
6 10 (8.13%) SCCM Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (6.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) IT Support
8 8 (6.50%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) IT Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Technical Support
10 6 (4.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 6 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Architect
10 6 (4.88%) Consultant
10 6 (4.88%) IT Technician
11 5 (4.07%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) .NET
1 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
1 1 (0.81%) Flash
1 1 (0.81%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.88%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.07%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.25%) CESG
4 4 (3.25%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.44%) HTC Vive
5 3 (2.44%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.63%) iPad
6 2 (1.63%) iPhone
6 2 (1.63%) PKI
6 2 (1.63%) User Experience
6 2 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) EPoS
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 99 (80.49%) Windows
2 50 (40.65%) Windows 7
3 30 (24.39%) Windows 10
4 27 (21.95%) Windows Server
5 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.94%) Windows 8
7 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.69%) Mac OS
9 6 (4.88%) Linux
10 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.44%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.44%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.44%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.63%) Android
12 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.81%) Unix
13 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.89%) Migration
2 20 (16.26%) ITIL
3 11 (8.94%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (8.13%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.32%) Application Packaging
6 8 (6.50%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (4.88%) Software Deployment
8 5 (4.07%) Break/Fix
8 5 (4.07%) Capacity Management
8 5 (4.07%) Software Distribution
9 4 (3.25%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 4 (3.25%) Disk Encryption
9 4 (3.25%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.25%) Presales
9 4 (3.25%) Project Management
9 4 (3.25%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (3.25%) Validation
10 3 (2.44%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.45%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.07%) VBScript
3 2 (1.63%) SQL
4 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.81%) C++
4 1 (0.81%) Python
4 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.13%) MCSE
3 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.69%) MCSA
4 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.07%) A+ Certification
5 5 (4.07%) DBS Check
6 4 (3.25%) MCP
7 2 (1.63%) CCNA
7 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.63%) MCITP
7 2 (1.63%) MCTS
8 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.81%) MCDST
8 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) SLA
2 3 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 67 (54.47%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.26%) XenApp
3 16 (13.01%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (8.13%) BitLocker
6 7 (5.69%) Hyper-V
7 5 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.07%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.63%) Firmware
10 1 (0.81%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (11.38%) SCOM
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (3.25%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.25%) SCSM
3 4 (3.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.63%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.63%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.63%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.63%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.63%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.81%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.81%) OpenView
6 1 (0.81%) WMI
6 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (40.65%) Microsoft
2 34 (27.64%) VMware
3 30 (24.39%) Citrix
4 18 (14.63%) Apple
5 11 (8.94%) HP
6 7 (5.69%) Dell
7 5 (4.07%) McAfee
7 5 (4.07%) Symantec
8 4 (3.25%) Altiris
8 4 (3.25%) BMC
8 4 (3.25%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.44%) Cisco
10 2 (1.63%) Adobe
10 2 (1.63%) AppSense
10 2 (1.63%) Autodesk
10 2 (1.63%) Becrypt
10 2 (1.63%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.63%) Panasonic
10 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.63%) Sophos
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