Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 76 99
Rank change year-on-year +8 +23 -3
Contract jobs citing SCCM 128 129 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.14% 2.93% 2.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.81% 23.98% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 85 61
East of England median daily rate £344 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +9.09% -2.65%
10th Percentile £132 £146 £130
90th Percentile £488 £450 £425
England median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 10
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £14.52 £13.17 £13.75
90th Percentile £100.50 £22.55 £18.42
England median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.71% - -

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 496 538 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.18% 12.20% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 280 248
East of England median daily rate £450 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +10.77%
10th Percentile £254 £199 £210
90th Percentile £625 £600 £594
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 16
East of England median hourly rate £16.85 £13.70 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.01% -23.40% +2.20%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.16 £13.75
90th Percentile £32.75 £27.28 £29.56
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -20.45% +4.76%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +1 56 £350 +16.67% 6
Cambridgeshire +22 22 £174 -31.86%
Essex -33 18 £475 +46.15%
Norfolk +11 14 £248 +32.00% 2
Bedfordshire +18 13 £375 +25.00%
Suffolk +12 3 £144 -42.50%
East Anglia - 3 £162 -
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 92 (71.88%) Windows
2 71 (55.47%) Microsoft
3 60 (46.88%) Windows 10
4 59 (46.09%) Active Directory
5 47 (36.72%) Office 365
6 33 (25.78%) VMware
7 28 (21.88%) Windows 7
8 27 (21.09%) Migration
9 25 (19.53%) Microsoft Office
9 25 (19.53%) Windows Server
10 22 (17.19%) Citrix
11 20 (15.63%) PowerShell
12 19 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (12.50%) SCOM
14 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (11.72%) VPN
15 14 (10.94%) DNS
15 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Intune
16 13 (10.16%) Data Centre
17 12 (9.38%) DHCP
17 12 (9.38%) Apple
17 12 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
18 11 (8.59%) Security Cleared
18 11 (8.59%) Application Packaging
18 11 (8.59%) ITIL
19 10 (7.81%) SharePoint
19 10 (7.81%) Data Migration
19 10 (7.81%) Amazon AWS

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 10 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.03%) Skype for Business
3 8 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.56%) IIS
7 1 (0.78%) GroupWise
Applications
1 25 (19.53%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.78%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 47 (36.72%) Office 365
2 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.69%) iTunes
5 3 (2.34%) G Suite
6 2 (1.56%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.72%) VPN
2 14 (10.94%) DNS
3 12 (9.38%) DHCP
4 8 (6.25%) Skype
5 5 (3.91%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (3.91%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.13%) Firewall
6 4 (3.13%) LAN
6 4 (3.13%) SAN
7 3 (2.34%) SSL
8 2 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.78%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.78%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (0.78%) HSRP
9 1 (0.78%) IPsec
9 1 (0.78%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.78%) NX-OS
9 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.78%) WAN
9 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.91%) Electronic Patient Records
2 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.56%) GIS
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MSI
2 1 (0.78%) Hudson
General
1 6 (4.69%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Law
2 4 (3.13%) Retail
3 2 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (20.31%) Support Engineer
2 16 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 15 (11.72%) Analyst
4 13 (10.16%) Desktop Engineer
5 12 (9.38%) IT Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (7.81%) Consultant
6 10 (7.81%) Desktop Support
6 10 (7.81%) SCCM Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) IT Support
8 8 (6.25%) Architect
8 8 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Deployment Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Field Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Field Support Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Technical Support
10 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) Java RMI
2 2 (1.56%) LDAP
3 1 (0.78%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.16%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.91%) BYOD
4 5 (3.91%) e-Health
4 5 (3.91%) LIMS
4 5 (3.91%) PACS
5 4 (3.13%) CMDB
5 4 (3.13%) NHS
6 3 (2.34%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.34%) HP Superdome
6 3 (2.34%) iPhone
7 2 (1.56%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.56%) PKI
7 2 (1.56%) Replication
7 2 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.78%) Clustering
8 1 (0.78%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 92 (71.88%) Windows
2 60 (46.88%) Windows 10
3 28 (21.88%) Windows 7
4 25 (19.53%) Windows Server
5 12 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (7.03%) Android
6 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.47%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.91%) Linux
8 5 (3.91%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.13%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.34%) HPUX
10 3 (2.34%) VMS
10 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.09%) Migration
2 19 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (8.59%) Application Packaging
3 11 (8.59%) ITIL
4 10 (7.81%) Data Migration
5 9 (7.03%) Service Delivery
6 8 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 7 (5.47%) Analytics
7 7 (5.47%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (5.47%) Time Management
8 6 (4.69%) Network Management
9 5 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.91%) Health Informatics
9 5 (3.91%) Informatics
9 5 (3.91%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (3.13%) Server Patching
11 3 (2.34%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.91%) SQL
2 5 (3.91%) VB
3 2 (1.56%) VBA
3 2 (1.56%) VBScript
4 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.59%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.03%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.91%) MCSE
5 4 (3.13%) MCP
6 3 (2.34%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.34%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.34%) MCSA
7 2 (1.56%) Degree
8 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.78%) MCITP
8 1 (0.78%) MOS
8 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) HL7
1 5 (3.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 59 (46.09%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.81%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.69%) Firmware
4 6 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.91%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (3.91%) vSphere
6 4 (3.13%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.34%) XenApp
8 2 (1.56%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.78%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.78%) NFS
9 1 (0.78%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.78%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) SCOM
2 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (3.91%) WSUS
4 4 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.78%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.78%) MOM
6 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 71 (55.47%) Microsoft
2 33 (25.78%) VMware
3 22 (17.19%) Citrix
4 12 (9.38%) Apple
5 7 (5.47%) Cisco
6 4 (3.13%) HP
7 3 (2.34%) Dell
7 3 (2.34%) FireEye
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle
7 3 (2.34%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.56%) BMC
8 2 (1.56%) Clearswift
8 2 (1.56%) Kaspersky
8 2 (1.56%) NetApp
8 2 (1.56%) Proofpoint
8 2 (1.56%) Sophos
8 2 (1.56%) Twitter
9 1 (0.78%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.78%) Symantec