Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 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
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 89 67 53
Rank change year-on-year -22 -14 +50
Contract jobs citing SCCM 52 28 147
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.02% 2.15% 3.82%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.02% 15.73% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 102
10th Percentile £145 £133 £132
25th Percentile £160 £158 £220
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £298 £270 £350
Median % change year-on-year +10.19% -22.86% +55.56%
75th Percentile £384 £388 £438
90th Percentile £488 £431 £488
England median daily rate £313 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -14.38% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 15
10th Percentile " £13.61 £13.60
25th Percentile £19.88 £14.53 £15.50
Median hourly rate £22.25 £16.13 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +37.98% -7.86% -
75th Percentile £24.63 £17.78 "
90th Percentile " £18.74 £21.20
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.27% +5.64% -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 371 178 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.42% 13.67% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 127 366
10th Percentile £275 £256 £241
25th Percentile £406 £360 £361
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -9.57%
75th Percentile £575 £588 £538
90th Percentile £630 £686 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 5 34
10th Percentile " £15.45 £13.04
25th Percentile £14.25 £19.13 £13.41
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £14.75
Median % change year-on-year -54.29% +137.29% -15.71%
75th Percentile £26.59 " £17.50
90th Percentile £42.91 £44.00 £22.79
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -6.98% +22.86% -

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 27 November 2021.

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 27 November 2021. 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 -15 18 £350 +16.67% 8
Bedfordshire -7 9 £350 - 5
Norfolk -8 9 £198 +25.40% 5
Cambridgeshire -23 8 £216 +60.19% 5
Essex -23 8 £363 +3.57% 3
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 40 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 37 (71.15%) Windows
3 34 (65.38%) Microsoft
4 20 (38.46%) Microsoft 365
5 18 (34.62%) VMware
6 17 (32.69%) Windows 10
7 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
7 15 (28.85%) DNS
8 14 (26.92%) DHCP
8 14 (26.92%) Azure
9 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (21.15%) PowerShell
9 11 (21.15%) Social Skills
10 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2016
10 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
10 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
10 10 (19.23%) Citrix
10 10 (19.23%) SCOM
11 9 (17.31%) Degree
11 9 (17.31%) XenDesktop
12 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
12 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
12 8 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (15.38%) Firewall
13 7 (13.46%) McAfee
13 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
13 7 (13.46%) Cisco
13 7 (13.46%) XenApp
13 7 (13.46%) Azure Active Directory

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 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (26.92%) Azure
3 7 (13.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (5.77%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.92%) IaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) DNS
2 14 (26.92%) DHCP
3 8 (15.38%) Firewall
4 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.69%) IPv4
5 4 (7.69%) Network Security
5 4 (7.69%) SAN
5 4 (7.69%) VPN
6 3 (5.77%) VoIP
6 3 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.85%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.85%) LAN
7 2 (3.85%) NAS
7 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.85%) WAN
8 1 (1.92%) DMZ
8 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.92%) VSAN
8 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MSI
2 1 (1.92%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.92%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.92%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (21.15%) Social Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Public Sector
3 4 (7.69%) Law
4 2 (3.85%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) SCCM Engineer
1 9 (17.31%) Support Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Deployment Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Server Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Build Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) IT Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) IT Support
3 4 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (5.77%) Architect
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Clustering
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Licensing
3 2 (3.85%) BYOD
3 2 (3.85%) Social Media
3 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 17 (32.69%) Windows 10
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.85%) Android
9 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.92%) Solaris
10 1 (1.92%) Unix
10 1 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.54%) ITIL
1 6 (11.54%) Project Management
2 5 (9.62%) Application Virtualisation
2 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (9.62%) High Availability
2 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (9.62%) ITSM
2 5 (9.62%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (9.62%) Patch Management
3 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 4 (7.69%) Software Licensing
3 4 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (5.77%) Antivirus Management
4 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.77%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.77%) Migration
4 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.31%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) MCSE
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.77%) MCITP
5 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.85%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.92%) CCA
6 1 (1.92%) CISSP
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.92%) MCP
6 1 (1.92%) MCTS
6 1 (1.92%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) NIST
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (17.31%) XenDesktop
4 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 8 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (13.46%) XenApp
6 6 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (7.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 4 (7.69%) vSphere
8 3 (5.77%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 2 (3.85%) BitLocker
9 2 (3.85%) NFS
9 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.92%) Firmware
10 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.92%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) SCOM
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (11.54%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 5 (9.62%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (9.62%) WSUS
5 4 (7.69%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.85%) AirWatch
6 2 (3.85%) PaperCut
6 2 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (3.85%) SmoothWall
7 1 (1.92%) Ansible
7 1 (1.92%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.92%) Puppet
7 1 (1.92%) vRealize
7 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 18 (34.62%) VMware
3 10 (19.23%) Citrix
4 7 (13.46%) Cisco
4 7 (13.46%) McAfee
5 6 (11.54%) Ivanti
5 6 (11.54%) Shavlik
6 5 (9.62%) HP
6 5 (9.62%) Symantec
7 4 (7.69%) Dell
7 4 (7.69%) Sophos
8 3 (5.77%) Veeam
9 2 (3.85%) Brocade
9 2 (3.85%) CyberArk
9 2 (3.85%) EMC
9 2 (3.85%) NetApp
10 1 (1.92%) Apple
10 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.92%) Kofax