Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 87 93
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 109 105 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.48% 2.44% 2.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.63% 23.70% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 69 52
East of England median daily rate £300 £288 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +8.49% -1.85%
10th Percentile £182 £130 £113
90th Percentile £473 £500 £424
England median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 18
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% -30.00%
10th Percentile £13.35 £13.75 £13.18
90th Percentile £21.00 £18.00 £80.63
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +10.65%

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 504 443 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.46% 10.29% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 256 218
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £249 £208 £174
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
England median daily rate £498 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +8.15% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 23
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -22.22%
10th Percentile £10.38 £13.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £27.28 £21.15 £44.00
England median hourly rate £17.52 £21.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year -16.57% -1.55% +6.65%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -8 47 £300 - 5
Essex +15 29 £325 +8.33%
Bedfordshire +4 15 £314 +116.38% 1
Norfolk +4 9 £188 +29.31%
Cambridgeshire -17 7 £295 +103.45% 5
Suffolk -9 2 £238 +35.71%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 93 (85.32%) Windows
2 65 (59.63%) Active Directory
3 51 (46.79%) Microsoft
4 35 (32.11%) Windows 10
5 34 (31.19%) VMware
6 33 (30.28%) Office 365
6 33 (30.28%) Windows Server
7 32 (29.36%) Windows 7
7 32 (29.36%) PowerShell
8 23 (21.10%) MS Exchange
9 20 (18.35%) SCOM
10 19 (17.43%) VBScript
10 19 (17.43%) Citrix
11 18 (16.51%) ITIL
11 18 (16.51%) SharePoint
11 18 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (13.76%) DHCP
12 15 (13.76%) Skype for Business
13 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (12.84%) DNS
13 14 (12.84%) SAN
14 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
15 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Office
16 11 (10.09%) NetApp
16 11 (10.09%) HP
16 11 (10.09%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (10.09%) iSCSI

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 23 (21.10%) MS Exchange
2 18 (16.51%) SharePoint
3 15 (13.76%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.83%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 33 (30.28%) Office 365
2 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.59%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (4.59%) OneDrive
4 4 (3.67%) iTunes
5 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.76%) DHCP
2 14 (12.84%) DNS
2 14 (12.84%) SAN
3 11 (10.09%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (10.09%) iSCSI
4 10 (9.17%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.26%) VPN
6 8 (7.34%) NAS
7 6 (5.50%) Skype
8 5 (4.59%) Firewall
9 3 (2.75%) BGP
9 3 (2.75%) Internet
9 3 (2.75%) IPsec
9 3 (2.75%) LAN
9 3 (2.75%) OSPF
9 3 (2.75%) SNMP
9 3 (2.75%) SSL
9 3 (2.75%) VoIP
9 3 (2.75%) VRRP
9 3 (2.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.92%) Ingres
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MSI
2 2 (1.83%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.92%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (5.50%) Legal
2 4 (3.67%) Finance
3 3 (2.75%) Law
4 1 (0.92%) Games
4 1 (0.92%) Publishing
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (22.02%) Analyst
2 18 (16.51%) SCCM Engineer
3 17 (15.60%) Windows Engineer
4 16 (14.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (12.84%) Consultant
5 14 (12.84%) Desktop Support
5 14 (12.84%) Support Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (8.26%) Windows Consultant
8 8 (7.34%) IT Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) SCCM Consultant
8 8 (7.34%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Storage Analyst
9 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (6.42%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (5.50%) Build Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Server Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.92%) Middleware
2 1 (0.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.34%) Clustering
1 8 (7.34%) Replication
2 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.59%) CMDB
4 4 (3.67%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (3.67%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.75%) CESG
5 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.75%) NHS
5 3 (2.75%) User Experience
6 2 (1.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 93 (85.32%) Windows
2 35 (32.11%) Windows 10
3 33 (30.28%) Windows Server
4 32 (29.36%) Windows 7
5 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.50%) Android
8 6 (5.50%) Linux
8 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.75%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.92%) Solaris
11 1 (0.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.51%) ITIL
2 8 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
3 7 (6.42%) Service Delivery
4 6 (5.50%) Problem Management
5 5 (4.59%) Application Packaging
5 5 (4.59%) Disk Encryption
5 5 (4.59%) Migration
5 5 (4.59%) Runbook
6 4 (3.67%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (3.67%) Data Analysis
6 4 (3.67%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.67%) ITIL V3
6 4 (3.67%) Supplier Management
6 4 (3.67%) Time Management
7 3 (2.75%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (2.75%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.75%) IT Strategy
7 3 (2.75%) Software Distribution
7 3 (2.75%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.36%) PowerShell
2 19 (17.43%) VBScript
3 10 (9.17%) SQL
4 1 (0.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.26%) MCSE
3 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (5.50%) MCSA
5 6 (5.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.59%) Degree
7 3 (2.75%) MCP
8 2 (1.83%) MCDST
8 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.92%) CCA
9 1 (0.92%) CCNA
9 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (59.63%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.09%) Hyper-V
3 11 (10.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (8.26%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (7.34%) Terminal Services
5 8 (7.34%) XenApp
6 5 (4.59%) BitLocker
6 5 (4.59%) vSphere
7 3 (2.75%) DFS Replication
7 3 (2.75%) NFS
7 3 (2.75%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (18.35%) SCOM
2 10 (9.17%) NetBackup
2 10 (9.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (8.26%) WSUS
4 8 (7.34%) Backup Exec
4 8 (7.34%) HP Data Protector
4 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (3.67%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.75%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 51 (46.79%) Microsoft
2 34 (31.19%) VMware
3 19 (17.43%) Citrix
4 11 (10.09%) HP
4 11 (10.09%) NetApp
5 10 (9.17%) IBM
5 10 (9.17%) Symantec
6 9 (8.26%) CommVault
7 8 (7.34%) 3PAR
7 8 (7.34%) Dell
7 8 (7.34%) EqualLogic
7 8 (7.34%) SolarWinds
7 8 (7.34%) Veritas
8 7 (6.42%) Clearswift
9 6 (5.50%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.59%) Apple
10 5 (4.59%) BMC
10 5 (4.59%) Cisco
11 4 (3.67%) Ivanti
11 4 (3.67%) Proofpoint