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 June 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.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 142 165
Rank change year-on-year -28 +23  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 661 872 752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.53% 1.76% 1.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.09% 15.50% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 527 453
Median daily rate £320 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £323 £310
% change year-on-year -6.97% +4.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 74
Median hourly rate £14.22 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.92% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £19.84
% change year-on-year -30.95% +5.83%  

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 4690 5624 4382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.84% 11.34% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3097 3693 2732
Median daily rate £488 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +10.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 121 147
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -46.96% +60.97%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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 June 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 +4 280 £339 -15.25% 41
South East -43 107 £358 +8.33% 30
East of England -1 63 £240 -24.11% 9
North West +7 54 £300 -27.27% 8
West Midlands +40 44 £308 -6.81% 17
East Midlands -1 36 £280 -53.33% 5
South West -35 35 £275 -26.66% 10
Yorkshire +18 30 £150 -51.02% 11
North East +4 16 £400 +50.94% 1
Midlands +13 1 - - 22
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1009 (80.33%) Windows
2 703 (55.97%) Active Directory
3 606 (48.25%) Microsoft
4 353 (28.11%) Windows Server
5 346 (27.55%) Windows 10
6 344 (27.39%) VMware
7 343 (27.31%) Windows 7
8 314 (25.00%) Office 365
9 293 (23.33%) Citrix
10 276 (21.97%) ITIL
11 253 (20.14%) PowerShell
12 218 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 213 (16.96%) Security Cleared
14 202 (16.08%) SCOM
15 199 (15.84%) Migration
16 198 (15.76%) VMware Infrastructure
17 181 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
18 176 (14.01%) Microsoft Office
19 175 (13.93%) SC Cleared
20 157 (12.50%) Hyper-V
21 153 (12.18%) HP
22 152 (12.10%) Microsoft App-V
23 148 (11.78%) SQL Server
24 147 (11.70%) Finance
25 145 (11.54%) MS Exchange
25 145 (11.54%) DNS
26 139 (11.07%) SQL
27 130 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
28 127 (10.11%) DHCP
29 124 (9.87%) Cisco

SCCM
Co-occurring 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
1 145 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 87 (6.93%) Skype for Business
3 75 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 68 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 68 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 55 (4.38%) IIS
6 34 (2.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 21 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.72%) Apache
10 7 (0.56%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.48%) Site Server
12 5 (0.40%) CMS
12 5 (0.40%) GroupWise
12 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.32%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.32%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 176 (14.01%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.24%) Stata
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.080%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.32%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.16%) Eikon
6 2 (0.16%) Primavera
7 1 (0.080%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.080%) SAP CAR
7 1 (0.080%) SAP POS DM
7 1 (0.080%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 314 (25.00%) Office 365
2 130 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (2.87%) IaaS
5 26 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (1.59%) OneDrive
7 14 (1.11%) G Suite
8 13 (1.04%) PaaS
9 11 (0.88%) SaaS
10 7 (0.56%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.32%) GitHub
12 4 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.16%) AWS OpsWorks
13 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 145 (11.54%) DNS
2 127 (10.11%) DHCP
3 103 (8.20%) SAN
4 97 (7.72%) LAN
5 85 (6.77%) Firewall
6 78 (6.21%) TCP/IP
7 74 (5.89%) VPN
8 59 (4.70%) WAN
9 56 (4.46%) Remote Desktop
10 46 (3.66%) Skype
11 36 (2.87%) Internet
12 32 (2.55%) Wireless
13 31 (2.47%) NAS
14 24 (1.91%) VoIP
15 23 (1.83%) NetScaler
16 19 (1.51%) VLAN
17 14 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
19 12 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
20 11 (0.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (0.96%) Big Data
7 10 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (0.64%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.48%) DB2
10 6 (0.48%) MySQL
11 5 (0.40%) EDRMS
11 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.16%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.080%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.080%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.080%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 74 (5.89%) MSI
2 14 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.04%) AdminStudio
3 13 (1.04%) InstallShield
4 11 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.88%) JIRA
5 9 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (0.48%) Hudson
7 4 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.32%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.32%) ClearQuest
7 4 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.16%) Ant
8 2 (0.16%) Maven
8 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.16%) Subversion
8 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.080%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.080%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 147 (11.70%) Finance
2 50 (3.98%) Banking
3 35 (2.79%) Retail
4 17 (1.35%) Advertising
5 13 (1.04%) Local Government
5 13 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 11 (0.88%) Legal
7 10 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 9 (0.72%) Law
9 8 (0.64%) Back Office
9 8 (0.64%) Marketing
10 7 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.56%) Publishing
11 6 (0.48%) Games
11 6 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.40%) Billing
12 5 (0.40%) Electronics
13 4 (0.32%) Front Office
13 4 (0.32%) Military
14 2 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 177 (14.09%) Analyst
2 154 (12.26%) Desktop Support
3 148 (11.78%) Architect
4 131 (10.43%) Support Engineer
5 109 (8.68%) Consultant
6 98 (7.80%) Windows Engineer
7 95 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 93 (7.40%) SCCM Engineer
9 91 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
10 73 (5.81%) Support Analyst
11 65 (5.18%) Desktop Engineer
12 63 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support
13 58 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 52 (4.14%) Administrator
15 50 (3.98%) SCCM Consultant
16 49 (3.90%) Technical Architect
17 45 (3.58%) Active Directory Support
18 44 (3.50%) Project Manager
19 40 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
20 39 (3.11%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.51%) Software Packaging
2 16 (1.27%) Web Services
3 10 (0.80%) XML
4 9 (0.72%) .NET
5 6 (0.48%) SAML
5 6 (0.48%) XMPP
6 5 (0.40%) Regular Expression
6 5 (0.40%) WAP
7 4 (0.32%) REST
8 3 (0.24%) 802.1X
8 3 (0.24%) JSON
9 2 (0.16%) HTML
9 2 (0.16%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (0.080%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.080%) COM
10 1 (0.080%) CSS
10 1 (0.080%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (0.080%) Flash
10 1 (0.080%) SOAP
10 1 (0.080%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 96 (7.64%) Data Centre
2 62 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (4.14%) Clustering
4 48 (3.82%) Blackberry
5 38 (3.03%) PKI
6 35 (2.79%) Management Information System
7 33 (2.63%) Fat Client
7 33 (2.63%) Thin Client
8 32 (2.55%) Smartphone
9 26 (2.07%) Replication
10 22 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
11 19 (1.51%) EPoS
12 15 (1.19%) Client/Server
12 15 (1.19%) Driving Licence
12 15 (1.19%) iPhone
13 13 (1.04%) iPad
14 11 (0.88%) Computer Science
15 10 (0.80%) CESG
15 10 (0.80%) Public Cloud
16 9 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1009 (80.33%) Windows
2 353 (28.11%) Windows Server
3 346 (27.55%) Windows 10
4 343 (27.31%) Windows 7
5 218 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 181 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 84 (6.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 73 (5.81%) Windows 8
9 58 (4.62%) Linux
10 39 (3.11%) Windows Vista
11 35 (2.79%) Android
12 34 (2.71%) Apple iOS
12 34 (2.71%) Windows XP
13 21 (1.67%) Unix
14 20 (1.59%) Solaris
15 14 (1.11%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.96%) Mac OS
17 11 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 7 (0.56%) Windows 2000
19 6 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (21.97%) ITIL
2 199 (15.84%) Migration
3 82 (6.53%) Application Packaging
4 67 (5.33%) Service Management
5 52 (4.14%) Configuration Management
5 52 (4.14%) Incident Management
6 47 (3.74%) Software Deployment
7 46 (3.66%) Change Management
7 46 (3.66%) Service Delivery
8 45 (3.58%) Project Management
9 44 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (3.34%) PRINCE2
11 41 (3.26%) Patch Management
12 40 (3.18%) DevOps
13 39 (3.11%) Asset Management
13 39 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
14 36 (2.87%) High Availability
15 35 (2.79%) ITSM
16 32 (2.55%) Problem Management
17 31 (2.47%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 253 (20.14%) PowerShell
2 139 (11.07%) SQL
3 64 (5.10%) VBScript
4 20 (1.59%) VB
5 19 (1.51%) Python
6 18 (1.43%) C
7 16 (1.27%) Ruby
8 10 (0.80%) Bash Shell
9 9 (0.72%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.64%) Java
11 7 (0.56%) Perl
12 6 (0.48%) PHP
12 6 (0.48%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.40%) C#
14 3 (0.24%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.16%) AppleScript
15 2 (0.16%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.080%) C++
Qualifications
1 213 (16.96%) Security Cleared
2 175 (13.93%) SC Cleared
3 109 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (5.41%) MCSE
5 41 (3.26%) DV Cleared
6 34 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 32 (2.55%) MCSA
8 27 (2.15%) MCP
9 26 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (1.99%) Degree
11 23 (1.83%) MCITP
12 20 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (1.51%) CCNA
14 12 (0.96%) DBS Check
15 10 (0.80%) MCDST
16 8 (0.64%) ISEB
16 8 (0.64%) MCTS
16 8 (0.64%) VCP6
17 7 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 6 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.18%) SLA
2 16 (1.27%) QA
3 12 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.48%) PMO
6 5 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.080%) COBIT
8 1 (0.080%) COSO
8 1 (0.080%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.080%) PMBOK
System Software
1 703 (55.97%) Active Directory
2 198 (15.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 152 (12.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 114 (9.08%) XenApp
6 65 (5.18%) vSphere
7 60 (4.78%) XenDesktop
8 57 (4.54%) VMware ESXi
9 40 (3.18%) BitLocker
10 33 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
11 28 (2.23%) Virtual Desktop
12 14 (1.11%) DFS Replication
12 14 (1.11%) XenServer
13 10 (0.80%) Docker
14 8 (0.64%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.48%) vCloud
15 6 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.40%) ISA Server
16 5 (0.40%) UAG
Systems Management
1 202 (16.08%) SCOM
2 61 (4.86%) WSUS
3 54 (4.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 41 (3.26%) SCOrch
5 34 (2.71%) vCenter Server
6 28 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 26 (2.07%) AirWatch
7 26 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
8 25 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (1.83%) SCVMM
10 20 (1.59%) Puppet
10 20 (1.59%) SCSM
10 20 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 19 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
11 19 (1.51%) NetBackup
11 19 (1.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 17 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 14 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 13 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
14 13 (1.04%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 606 (48.25%) Microsoft
2 344 (27.39%) VMware
3 293 (23.33%) Citrix
4 153 (12.18%) HP
5 124 (9.87%) Cisco
6 65 (5.18%) Symantec
7 60 (4.78%) Apple
8 58 (4.62%) Dell
9 43 (3.42%) ServiceNow
10 35 (2.79%) NetApp
11 34 (2.71%) AppSense
12 33 (2.63%) Altiris
12 33 (2.63%) McAfee
13 27 (2.15%) Oracle
14 25 (1.99%) EMC
14 25 (1.99%) MobileIron
15 23 (1.83%) SolarWinds
16 21 (1.67%) Google
16 21 (1.67%) LANDesk
16 21 (1.67%) Wyse
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £105 - £155 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Rate: £176 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £225 per day +
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £392 - £451 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
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Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour
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London
Joseph Harry Ltd
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Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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City, London
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London
Cititec
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
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Shrewsbury, Shropshire
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Shropshire
Shropshire Council
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Shropshire
Shropshire Council
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