Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 95 77
Rank change year-on-year -22 -18 +10
Contract jobs citing SCCM 95 110 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.90% 2.35% 2.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.60% 20.79% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 65
East of England median daily rate £269 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% - -
10th Percentile £150 £119 £121
90th Percentile £413 £499 £483
England median daily rate £341 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +4.88% -3.70% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 13
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.70% -50.36%
10th Percentile £16.00 £13.75 £12.55
90th Percentile £20.83 £19.27 £34.20
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% -21.62% +8.82%

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 609 529 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.21% 11.30% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 291 273
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £263 £190 £200
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £493 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 24
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.67 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -16.17% -45.31%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.40 £12.58
90th Percentile £27.59 £23.37 £40.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -20.45% +7.32%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -13 38 £225 -10.00% 12
Essex +7 26 £275 -8.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 14 £208 -60.00% 4
Bedfordshire -1 9 £348 -0.71% 3
Norfolk +12 5 £153 +28.57%
Suffolk -16 3 £165 +32.00%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 75 (78.95%) Windows
2 48 (50.53%) Active Directory
3 45 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 35 (36.84%) Office 365
4 35 (36.84%) Windows 10
5 26 (27.37%) Windows 7
6 21 (22.11%) Microsoft Office
7 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 18 (18.95%) Windows Server
8 16 (16.84%) VMware
8 16 (16.84%) Apple
9 15 (15.79%) PowerShell
10 14 (14.74%) SCOM
11 13 (13.68%) ITIL
12 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
13 11 (11.58%) Hyper-V
13 11 (11.58%) Apple iOS
13 11 (11.58%) MS Exchange
13 11 (11.58%) Citrix
14 10 (10.53%) SAN
15 9 (9.47%) Mac OS
15 9 (9.47%) OneDrive
16 8 (8.42%) Migration
16 8 (8.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 8 (8.42%) Configuration Management
16 8 (8.42%) VPN
16 8 (8.42%) SLA
16 8 (8.42%) Cisco
16 8 (8.42%) ServiceNow
16 8 (8.42%) 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 11 (11.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.16%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.05%) GroupWise
Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 35 (36.84%) Office 365
2 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (9.47%) OneDrive
4 6 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (5.26%) iTunes
6 4 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.05%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) SAN
2 8 (8.42%) VPN
3 7 (7.37%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.32%) Wireless
5 5 (5.26%) DHCP
5 5 (5.26%) DNS
6 3 (3.16%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (3.16%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.16%) Firewall
6 3 (3.16%) Internet
6 3 (3.16%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.16%) NAS
7 2 (2.11%) 3G
7 2 (2.11%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.11%) LAN
7 2 (2.11%) MPLS
7 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.05%) DSL
8 1 (1.05%) VoIP
8 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.05%) MSI
General
1 7 (7.37%) Legal
2 4 (4.21%) Law
3 3 (3.16%) Finance
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Military
5 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) Desktop Support
2 20 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 19 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) IT Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) IT Support
6 8 (8.42%) SCCM Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Build Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Rollout Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Server Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Hardware Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Project Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) Middleware
1 1 (1.05%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.32%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.26%) Clustering
2 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.26%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.21%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.16%) Replication
5 2 (2.11%) CMDB
5 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) NHS
6 1 (1.05%) PKI
6 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (78.95%) Windows
2 35 (36.84%) Windows 10
3 26 (27.37%) Windows 7
4 18 (18.95%) Windows Server
5 11 (11.58%) Apple iOS
6 9 (9.47%) Mac OS
7 8 (8.42%) Android
8 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (6.32%) Linux
9 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 5 (5.26%) Windows XP
11 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.68%) ITIL
2 8 (8.42%) Asset Management
2 8 (8.42%) Configuration Management
2 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (8.42%) Migration
2 8 (8.42%) Software Deployment
3 7 (7.37%) Application Packaging
4 6 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.26%) Supplier Management
6 4 (4.21%) ITSM
6 4 (4.21%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.21%) Time Management
7 3 (3.16%) Break/Fix
7 3 (3.16%) Project Management
7 3 (3.16%) Server Management
7 3 (3.16%) Service Management
7 3 (3.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.16%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.26%) SQL
3 3 (3.16%) VBScript
4 1 (1.05%) C
4 1 (1.05%) Java
4 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) A+ Certification
3 4 (4.21%) MCSE
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.16%) MCSA
5 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.05%) CEH
6 1 (1.05%) CISSP
6 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) GIAC
6 1 (1.05%) MCP
6 1 (1.05%) MCTS
6 1 (1.05%) OSCP
6 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) PMO
System Software
1 48 (50.53%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.58%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.16%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (14.74%) SCOM
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (8.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (3.16%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.16%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.16%) WSUS
5 2 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.05%) EnCase
6 1 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.84%) Apple
2 16 (16.84%) VMware
3 11 (11.58%) Citrix
4 8 (8.42%) Cisco
4 8 (8.42%) ServiceNow
5 6 (6.32%) Dell
5 6 (6.32%) HP
5 6 (6.32%) IBM
5 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.26%) Clearswift
6 5 (5.26%) Proofpoint
7 3 (3.16%) 3PAR
7 3 (3.16%) CommVault
7 3 (3.16%) EqualLogic
7 3 (3.16%) NetApp
7 3 (3.16%) Snow
7 3 (3.16%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.16%) Sophos
7 3 (3.16%) Veritas