Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 20 October 2018 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)
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 80 65
Rank change year-on-year -7 -15 -3
Contract jobs citing SCCM 20 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.93% 1.95% 1.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.39% 11.68% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 11
Essex median daily rate £275 £388 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.03% +56.57% -31.72%
10th Percentile £145 £224 £188
90th Percentile £415 £500 £438
East of England median daily rate £275 £300 £263
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% -15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Essex median hourly rate - £16.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% +6.90% -61.33%

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 Essex with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 213 137 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.54% 16.73% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 86 47
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +46.43% -15.15%
10th Percentile £375 £321 £212
90th Percentile £600 £600 £571
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Essex median hourly rate £26.00 £12.35 £35.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% -65.42% +19.05%
10th Percentile £14.50 £10.40 £27.22
90th Percentile £37.61 £15.76 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.67 £16.88
% change year-on-year +19.29% -13.07% -55.00%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Essex

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Essex

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Essex over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Essex

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Essex

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Colchester -1 5 £175 -61.11% 1
Epping - 1 £175 -
Ingatestone - 1 £163 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £425 -
Billericay - 1 £135 -
SCCM
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (40.00%) Office 365
4 7 (35.00%) SCOM
4 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (30.00%) Apple
5 6 (30.00%) ITIL
5 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (25.00%) Android
6 5 (25.00%) Smartphone
6 5 (25.00%) Citrix
6 5 (25.00%) VPN
6 5 (25.00%) Legal
7 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
7 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (20.00%) Clearswift
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (20.00%) Proofpoint
7 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (20.00%) iTunes
8 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) GroupWise
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (40.00%) Office 365
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) iTunes
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) ADSL
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) Skype
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
General
1 5 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Deskside Support
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Android
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.00%) Storage Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) ITSM
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.00%) People Management
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCTS
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCOM
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Apple
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Clearswift
4 4 (20.00%) Proofpoint
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (5.00%) Adobe
7 1 (5.00%) Altiris
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco
7 1 (5.00%) Compaq
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Novell