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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 29 June 2022 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
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 61 64 48
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 +27
Contract jobs citing SCCM 87 57 76
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.47% 2.92% 3.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.30% 19.26% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 37 45
10th Percentile £179 £153 £122
25th Percentile £303 £213 £133
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £325 £338 £300
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -14.29%
75th Percentile £438 £475 £375
90th Percentile - £530 £438
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 11
10th Percentile - £15.77 £17.75
25th Percentile - £16.17 £18.63
Median hourly rate - £17.19 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year - -11.86% +11.43%
75th Percentile - £18.05 £29.65
90th Percentile - £18.36 £39.31
England median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +19.44% -7.69% +5.41%

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 358 296 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.27% 15.18% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 191 167
10th Percentile £236 £254 £149
25th Percentile £348 £325 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £498 £425
Median % change year-on-year -4.62% +17.18% -5.56%
75th Percentile £625 £550 £525
90th Percentile £675 £675 £600
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 24
10th Percentile - £15.38 £13.80
25th Percentile £14.25 £16.17 £14.50
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.79 £18.88
Median % change year-on-year -25.45% +10.16% +7.86%
75th Percentile £17.56 £23.21 £23.25
90th Percentile £53.50 - £39.31
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £19.50
% change year-on-year -4.78% +18.49% +5.41%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SCCM as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SCCM in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for SCCM in the East of England

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SCCM in the East of England over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SCCM in the East of England

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SCCM in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend 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 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire +16 56 £325 +38.30% 6
Bedfordshire -8 12 £400 -23.54% 4
Norfolk -1 8 £188 +11.11%
Essex -9 8 £231 -33.93% 4
Hertfordshire -20 3 £475 +47.74% 8
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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 77 (88.51%) Windows
2 74 (85.06%) Microsoft
3 71 (81.61%) Active Directory
4 68 (78.16%) Microsoft 365
5 58 (66.67%) VMware
5 58 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 52 (59.77%) SLA
7 51 (58.62%) Azure
8 48 (55.17%) Change Management
9 47 (54.02%) AWS
9 47 (54.02%) Azure Active Directory
10 46 (52.87%) Incident Management
11 40 (45.98%) DNS
12 38 (43.68%) Windows Server
13 37 (42.53%) DHCP
14 34 (39.08%) Exchange Server 2013
15 33 (37.93%) Hyper-V
16 28 (32.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 26 (29.89%) SQL Server
18 25 (28.74%) Microsoft Intune
18 25 (28.74%) Skype
19 24 (27.59%) Skype for Business
19 24 (27.59%) SharePoint
19 24 (27.59%) PKI
19 24 (27.59%) SCVMM
20 23 (26.44%) Replication
20 23 (26.44%) SQL
20 23 (26.44%) Identity Management
20 23 (26.44%) Windows 10
20 23 (26.44%) Remote Desktop

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 34 (39.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 24 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 24 (27.59%) Skype for Business
3 13 (14.94%) MS Exchange
4 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 68 (78.16%) Microsoft 365
2 51 (58.62%) Azure
3 47 (54.02%) AWS
3 47 (54.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (26.44%) IaaS
4 23 (26.44%) PaaS
5 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (45.98%) DNS
2 37 (42.53%) DHCP
3 25 (28.74%) Skype
4 23 (26.44%) Remote Desktop
5 10 (11.49%) Firewall
6 9 (10.34%) IPv4
6 9 (10.34%) Network Security
7 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.45%) WebEx
9 2 (2.30%) VPN
9 2 (2.30%) Wireless
10 1 (1.15%) LAN
10 1 (1.15%) SAN
10 1 (1.15%) VoIP
10 1 (1.15%) WAN
10 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MSI
General
1 15 (17.24%) Social Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (55.17%) Applications Engineer
2 47 (54.02%) Cloud Engineer
3 26 (29.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 24 (27.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (18.39%) Support Engineer
6 11 (12.64%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Wintel Support
8 7 (8.05%) Wintel Support Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) SCCM Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Desktop Support
10 4 (4.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Senior Desktop Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) IT Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Desktop Support
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Support Engineer
12 2 (2.30%) IT Support
12 2 (2.30%) Team Leader
12 2 (2.30%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (1.15%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) PKI
2 23 (26.44%) Replication
3 8 (9.20%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.15%) Anti-Spyware
6 1 (1.15%) Clustering
6 1 (1.15%) CMDB
6 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Social Media
6 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (88.51%) Windows
2 38 (43.68%) Windows Server
3 28 (32.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (26.44%) Windows 10
5 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.30%) Linux
8 2 (2.30%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.15%) Android
9 1 (1.15%) CentOS
9 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.17%) Change Management
2 46 (52.87%) Incident Management
3 23 (26.44%) Identity Management
4 13 (14.94%) Patch Management
5 12 (13.79%) ITIL
6 7 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.60%) Application Packaging
8 4 (4.60%) ITSM
8 4 (4.60%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (3.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 3 (3.45%) Server Building
9 3 (3.45%) Service Management
9 3 (3.45%) Time Management
10 2 (2.30%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.30%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.30%) Project Management
10 2 (2.30%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.44%) SQL
2 7 (8.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.34%) MCTS
3 8 (9.20%) MCP
3 8 (9.20%) MCSE
4 7 (8.05%) CCA
4 7 (8.05%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (8.05%) MCSA
5 6 (6.90%) MCITP
5 6 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.15%) CISSP
9 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.15%) Degree
9 1 (1.15%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (59.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 71 (81.61%) Active Directory
2 58 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (37.93%) Hyper-V
4 23 (26.44%) vSphere
5 11 (12.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (12.64%) XenApp
6 10 (11.49%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (11.49%) XenDesktop
7 9 (10.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 4 (4.60%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 25 (28.74%) Microsoft Intune
2 24 (27.59%) SCVMM
3 9 (10.34%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.30%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.30%) SCOM
5 1 (1.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.15%) Nessus
5 1 (1.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 74 (85.06%) Microsoft
2 58 (66.67%) VMware
3 14 (16.09%) Citrix
4 12 (13.79%) HP
5 11 (12.64%) Ivanti
6 10 (11.49%) Shavlik
7 2 (2.30%) Apple
7 2 (2.30%) Commvault
8 1 (1.15%) Adobe
8 1 (1.15%) CA
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco
8 1 (1.15%) Google
8 1 (1.15%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.15%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.15%) Remedy
8 1 (1.15%) Samsung
8 1 (1.15%) SAP
8 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow