Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 84 92
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8 +13
Contract jobs citing SCCM 115 136 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.31% 2.69% 2.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.58% 24.46% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 87 52
East of England median daily rate £256 £320 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.92% +39.13% -29.23%
10th Percentile £128 £114 £131
90th Percentile £486 £450 £473
England median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 10
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +15.52% -21.62%
10th Percentile £16.00 £15.33 £12.31
90th Percentile £45.60 £17.50 £19.28
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% -13.04% +11.29%

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 654 556 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.14% 10.99% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 310 262
East of England median daily rate £461 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £213 £169 £200
90th Percentile £600 £580 £574
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 24
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.95 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.06% -9.39% -44.07%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.40 £12.58
90th Percentile £30.75 £27.25 £37.18
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.26 £20.73
% change year-on-year +1.42% -16.76% +3.65%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 43 £350 +7.69% 6
Cambridgeshire +24 25 £130 -10.34% 6
Essex -16 24 £375 +15.38% 3
Norfolk +13 9 £145 +26.67% 1
Bedfordshire 0 9 £263 -12.50% 1
Suffolk -7 5 £165 -34.00%
East Anglia - 1 £152 - 2
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 94 (81.74%) Windows
2 71 (61.74%) Microsoft
3 65 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 58 (50.43%) Office 365
5 55 (47.83%) Windows 10
6 32 (27.83%) Microsoft Office
7 30 (26.09%) Windows 7
8 26 (22.61%) Apple
9 24 (20.87%) VMware
10 23 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 22 (19.13%) Citrix
11 22 (19.13%) Windows Server
12 21 (18.26%) Software Deployment
13 19 (16.52%) Migration
14 17 (14.78%) VPN
14 17 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (14.78%) OneDrive
15 16 (13.91%) Apple iOS
15 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (13.04%) Mac OS
16 15 (13.04%) Microsoft Intune
16 15 (13.04%) Application Packaging
16 15 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 14 (12.17%) ITIL
17 14 (12.17%) MS Exchange
17 14 (12.17%) Security Cleared
17 14 (12.17%) Hyper-V
18 13 (11.30%) Asset Management
18 13 (11.30%) Cisco

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 14 (12.17%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.74%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (27.83%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.87%) CATIA
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 58 (50.43%) Office 365
2 17 (14.78%) OneDrive
3 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (6.09%) iTunes
6 4 (3.48%) G Suite
7 3 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.78%) VPN
2 9 (7.83%) Skype
2 9 (7.83%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.96%) SAN
3 8 (6.96%) Wireless
4 7 (6.09%) DNS
4 7 (6.09%) Firewall
4 7 (6.09%) LAN
5 5 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (4.35%) DHCP
6 4 (3.48%) WAN
7 3 (2.61%) SSL
8 2 (1.74%) 3G
8 2 (1.74%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.74%) VPLS
8 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.87%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.87%) HTTP
9 1 (0.87%) VoIP
9 1 (0.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MSI
General
1 5 (4.35%) Legal
1 5 (4.35%) Marketing
2 3 (2.61%) Retail
3 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.87%) Finance
4 1 (0.87%) Law
4 1 (0.87%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (16.52%) Support Engineer
2 17 (14.78%) Analyst
3 10 (8.70%) Consultant
3 10 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (8.70%) IT Support
3 10 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (7.83%) IT Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) Technical Support
6 7 (6.09%) Desktop Support
6 7 (6.09%) SCCM Consultant
6 7 (6.09%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.22%) Build Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) SCCM Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Architect
8 5 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Migration Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Smartphone
2 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.22%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.48%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.61%) Clustering
5 3 (2.61%) User Experience
6 2 (1.74%) CMDB
6 2 (1.74%) PKI
6 2 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.87%) AS400
7 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.87%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.87%) NHS
7 1 (0.87%) Replication
7 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.87%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 94 (81.74%) Windows
2 55 (47.83%) Windows 10
3 30 (26.09%) Windows 7
4 22 (19.13%) Windows Server
5 16 (13.91%) Apple iOS
6 15 (13.04%) Mac OS
7 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.22%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.35%) Android
9 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.87%) HPUX
11 1 (0.87%) Linux
11 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.87%) VMS
11 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.26%) Software Deployment
2 19 (16.52%) Migration
3 15 (13.04%) Application Packaging
4 14 (12.17%) ITIL
5 13 (11.30%) Asset Management
6 10 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 10 (8.70%) ITSM
7 7 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (6.09%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (3.48%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (3.48%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.48%) Service Management
8 4 (3.48%) Supplier Management
8 4 (3.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.61%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.61%) Break/Fix
9 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.61%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 3 (2.61%) Disk Encryption
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.22%) SQL
3 4 (3.48%) VBScript
4 3 (2.61%) C
5 1 (0.87%) Java
5 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (12.17%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.09%) A+ Certification
3 7 (6.09%) MCSE
4 5 (4.35%) MCSA
4 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.48%) Degree
5 4 (3.48%) MCP
6 3 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.61%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.61%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.74%) MCTS
8 1 (0.87%) CCA
8 1 (0.87%) CEH
8 1 (0.87%) CISSP
8 1 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.87%) GIAC
8 1 (0.87%) MOS
8 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) SLA
2 3 (2.61%) PMO
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.17%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (4.35%) XenApp
6 4 (3.48%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.61%) BitLocker
7 3 (2.61%) Terminal Server
7 3 (2.61%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.87%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 1 (0.87%) Firmware
8 1 (0.87%) vCloud
8 1 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.87%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.87%) vSphere
8 1 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (13.04%) Microsoft Intune
1 15 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (6.09%) SCOM
3 5 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.74%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.74%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.74%) WSUS
5 1 (0.87%) EnCase
5 1 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.87%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.87%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 71 (61.74%) Microsoft
2 26 (22.61%) Apple
3 24 (20.87%) VMware
4 22 (19.13%) Citrix
5 13 (11.30%) Cisco
6 12 (10.43%) ServiceNow
7 10 (8.70%) Dell
8 6 (5.22%) Clearswift
8 6 (5.22%) Proofpoint
9 4 (3.48%) HP
9 4 (3.48%) McAfee
10 2 (1.74%) Aerohive Networks
10 2 (1.74%) Aruba
10 2 (1.74%) Ivanti
10 2 (1.74%) Juniper
10 2 (1.74%) Xerox
11 1 (0.87%) F5
11 1 (0.87%) FireEye
11 1 (0.87%) IFS
11 1 (0.87%) Twitter