The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK / England
Rank 179 178 155
Rank change year-on-year -1 -23  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 595 710 755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.44% 1.45% 1.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.44% 15.51% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 413 418
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £320
% change year-on-year -4.00% -2.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 68 77
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.55 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £55.55 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +16.66%  

SCCM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4120 4577 4159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 9.94% 9.33% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2770 2924 2485
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 123 169
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.86 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SCCM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in England

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCCM in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in England

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in England

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in England

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SCCM in England

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +32 268 £400 +14.28% 41
South East -39 102 £338 +3.84% 19
East of England 0 56 £288 -4.16% 17
South West -22 38 £313 - 10
East Midlands +20 33 £250 -13.04% 10
Yorkshire +18 32 £303 +101.66% 6
North West -24 31 £300 -20.00% 7
West Midlands +1 21 £375 +20.00% 9
North East -14 12 £290 +48.71%
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 1007 (81.01%) Windows
2 747 (60.10%) Active Directory
3 638 (51.33%) Microsoft
4 377 (30.33%) Windows Server
5 353 (28.40%) Windows 7
6 347 (27.92%) VMware
7 319 (25.66%) Windows 10
8 302 (24.30%) Citrix
9 279 (22.45%) ITIL
10 272 (21.88%) PowerShell
11 261 (21.00%) Office 365
12 243 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 228 (18.34%) Security Cleared
14 224 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
15 218 (17.54%) DNS
16 196 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
17 186 (14.96%) DHCP
18 184 (14.80%) Migration
19 177 (14.24%) MS Office
20 176 (14.16%) Microsoft App-V
21 174 (14.00%) SC Cleared
21 174 (14.00%) SCOM
22 166 (13.35%) SQL
23 160 (12.87%) MS Excel
24 159 (12.79%) XenApp
25 155 (12.47%) MS Exchange
26 149 (11.99%) SQL Server
27 141 (11.34%) Hyper-V
28 137 (11.02%) Finance
29 124 (9.98%) Microsoft Azure

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 155 (12.47%) MS Exchange
2 108 (8.69%) Skype for Business
3 88 (7.08%) SharePoint
4 78 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 57 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 42 (3.38%) IIS
7 17 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.64%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.40%) CMS
12 4 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.32%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.24%) Site Server
14 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 2 (0.16%) JBoss
14 2 (0.16%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 177 (14.24%) MS Office
2 160 (12.87%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.16%) MS Project
6 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.16%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.080%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.080%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 261 (21.00%) Office 365
2 124 (9.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (3.06%) IaaS
5 31 (2.49%) OneDrive
6 23 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (1.13%) G Suite
8 11 (0.88%) SaaS
9 9 (0.72%) PaaS
10 7 (0.56%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.32%) GitHub
12 4 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.16%) AWS OpsWorks
13 2 (0.16%) IBM PureFlex
14 1 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.080%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.080%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.080%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 218 (17.54%) DNS
2 186 (14.96%) DHCP
3 95 (7.64%) TCP/IP
4 84 (6.76%) LAN
4 84 (6.76%) VPN
5 72 (5.79%) SAN
6 69 (5.55%) Firewall
7 61 (4.91%) WAN
8 53 (4.26%) Skype
9 38 (3.06%) Internet
10 35 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
11 33 (2.65%) Wireless
12 32 (2.57%) VoIP
13 21 (1.69%) NetScaler
13 21 (1.69%) SSL
14 19 (1.53%) Network Security
14 19 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (1.45%) SNMP
15 18 (1.45%) VLAN
16 16 (1.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (11.99%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (0.64%) MySQL
6 7 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.24%) DB2
10 3 (0.24%) Ingres
11 2 (0.16%) Big Data
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.080%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.080%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (6.19%) MSI
2 15 (1.21%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.13%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.05%) InstallShield
5 9 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (0.56%) AdminStudio
6 7 (0.56%) JIRA
7 5 (0.40%) Hudson
8 4 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.32%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.32%) ClearQuest
8 4 (0.32%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.080%) Ant
10 1 (0.080%) Log4j
10 1 (0.080%) Maven
10 1 (0.080%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.080%) Subversion
10 1 (0.080%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.080%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 137 (11.02%) Finance
2 42 (3.38%) Banking
3 31 (2.49%) Retail
4 25 (2.01%) Advertising
5 18 (1.45%) Law
6 16 (1.29%) Local Government
7 14 (1.13%) Back Office
7 14 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 12 (0.97%) Legal
9 10 (0.80%) Games
10 9 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.64%) Publishing
12 7 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.56%) Marketing
13 4 (0.32%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.32%) Electronics
13 4 (0.32%) Military
14 2 (0.16%) Automotive
14 2 (0.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 164 (13.19%) Support Engineer
2 139 (11.18%) Analyst
3 125 (10.06%) Architect
4 103 (8.29%) Consultant
5 100 (8.05%) Windows Engineer
6 96 (7.72%) Desktop Support
7 92 (7.40%) 2nd Line Support
7 92 (7.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 92 (7.40%) SCCM Engineer
8 79 (6.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 71 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
10 70 (5.63%) Desktop Engineer
11 69 (5.55%) Support Analyst
12 49 (3.94%) Administrator
12 49 (3.94%) SCCM Consultant
13 44 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 44 (3.54%) Technical Architect
14 41 (3.30%) IT Support
15 40 (3.22%) Applications Packager
15 40 (3.22%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.65%) Software Packaging
2 25 (2.01%) Web Services
3 12 (0.97%) XML
4 8 (0.64%) .NET
4 8 (0.64%) REST
5 7 (0.56%) Middleware
6 6 (0.48%) HTML
6 6 (0.48%) SAML
7 5 (0.40%) JSON
7 5 (0.40%) XMPP
8 4 (0.32%) 802.1X
8 4 (0.32%) Regular Expression
8 4 (0.32%) WAP
9 3 (0.24%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.16%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.080%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.080%) JAX-RPC
11 1 (0.080%) WSDL
11 1 (0.080%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 85 (6.84%) Data Centre
2 54 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (4.10%) PKI
4 50 (4.02%) Fat Client
4 50 (4.02%) Thin Client
5 48 (3.86%) Clustering
6 29 (2.33%) Blackberry
6 29 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 28 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
8 26 (2.09%) Replication
9 24 (1.93%) Smartphone
10 17 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.29%) iPhone
12 15 (1.21%) Computer Science
12 15 (1.21%) iPad
13 14 (1.13%) User Experience
14 13 (1.05%) EPoS
14 13 (1.05%) Mobile App
15 12 (0.97%) Device Driver
16 11 (0.88%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1007 (81.01%) Windows
2 377 (30.33%) Windows Server
3 353 (28.40%) Windows 7
4 319 (25.66%) Windows 10
5 243 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 224 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 102 (8.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 82 (6.60%) Linux
9 65 (5.23%) Windows 8
10 44 (3.54%) Android
10 44 (3.54%) Apple iOS
11 35 (2.82%) Windows XP
12 24 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (1.85%) Windows Vista
14 20 (1.61%) Mac OS X
15 18 (1.45%) Unix
16 15 (1.21%) Solaris
17 14 (1.13%) CentOS
18 10 (0.80%) Ubuntu
19 5 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (22.45%) ITIL
2 184 (14.80%) Migration
3 91 (7.32%) Application Packaging
4 50 (4.02%) Software Deployment
5 45 (3.62%) Service Management
6 44 (3.54%) Incident Management
7 41 (3.30%) Problem Management
8 39 (3.14%) Change Management
8 39 (3.14%) Configuration Management
8 39 (3.14%) Patch Management
9 38 (3.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 38 (3.06%) PRINCE2
9 38 (3.06%) Project Management
9 38 (3.06%) Software Delivery
10 37 (2.98%) Mobile Device Management
11 36 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (2.74%) Server Building
13 32 (2.57%) Application Virtualisation
13 32 (2.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 32 (2.57%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 272 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 166 (13.35%) SQL
3 66 (5.31%) VBScript
4 31 (2.49%) VB
5 28 (2.25%) C
6 26 (2.09%) Python
7 17 (1.37%) Bash Shell
8 13 (1.05%) Ruby
9 10 (0.80%) Java
9 10 (0.80%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.72%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.64%) C#
12 5 (0.40%) Perl
13 4 (0.32%) PHP
14 3 (0.24%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.16%) VB6
16 1 (0.080%) C++
16 1 (0.080%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 228 (18.34%) Security Cleared
2 174 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 98 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 64 (5.15%) MCSE
5 47 (3.78%) Degree
6 45 (3.62%) DV Cleared
7 30 (2.41%) MCP
8 28 (2.25%) MCSA
9 27 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 23 (1.85%) DBS Check
11 18 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (1.29%) MCITP
13 15 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (0.97%) CCNA
15 9 (0.72%) HNC
15 9 (0.72%) MCDST
16 8 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
17 7 (0.56%) PMI Certification
18 6 (0.48%) MCTS
18 6 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.86%) SLA
2 14 (1.13%) QA
3 13 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.40%) PMO
7 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.080%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.080%) GCP
8 1 (0.080%) GDPR
8 1 (0.080%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.080%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.080%) PMBOK
System Software
1 747 (60.10%) Active Directory
2 196 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 176 (14.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 159 (12.79%) XenApp
5 141 (11.34%) Hyper-V
6 101 (8.13%) XenDesktop
7 70 (5.63%) vSphere
8 65 (5.23%) BitLocker
9 64 (5.15%) VMware ESX
10 41 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
11 38 (3.06%) Virtual Desktop
12 27 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
13 24 (1.93%) XenServer
14 19 (1.53%) Firmware
15 15 (1.21%) Docker
16 13 (1.05%) vCloud
17 9 (0.72%) Xen
18 8 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 7 (0.56%) ISA Server
20 6 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 174 (14.00%) SCOM
2 73 (5.87%) WSUS
3 64 (5.15%) Microsoft Intune
4 34 (2.74%) SCOrch
5 31 (2.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 29 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
7 28 (2.25%) Puppet
8 27 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 26 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
9 26 (2.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 22 (1.77%) AirWatch
10 22 (1.77%) HP SiteScope
11 21 (1.69%) NetBackup
11 21 (1.69%) SCVMM
12 19 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
14 15 (1.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 15 (1.21%) vRealize
15 14 (1.13%) Backup Exec
15 14 (1.13%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 638 (51.33%) Microsoft
2 347 (27.92%) VMware
3 302 (24.30%) Citrix
4 115 (9.25%) HP
5 93 (7.48%) Cisco
6 81 (6.52%) Symantec
7 79 (6.36%) Dell
8 76 (6.11%) AppSense
9 48 (3.86%) Intel Security
10 43 (3.46%) Apple
11 36 (2.90%) NetApp
12 32 (2.57%) ServiceNow
13 31 (2.49%) Wyse
14 25 (2.01%) Oracle
14 25 (2.01%) Red Hat
15 23 (1.85%) EMC
15 23 (1.85%) Google
16 19 (1.53%) Altiris
17 18 (1.45%) LANDesk
18 17 (1.37%) CheckPoint
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £285 - £315 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £220 to £280 per day or FTC at £35K per annum pro rata
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £17.77 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £475.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Rate: From £15 to £17 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
PS Computer Services
Rate: Up to £560pd
Posted: 21 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 27 days ago