The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 30 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.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 75 76
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 26 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.37% 2.29% 1.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.06% 18.28% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 23
Median daily rate £344 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £320
% change year-on-year -7.69% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.42% +52.72%  
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 Hampshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 235 279 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 12.41% 12.53% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 182 150
Median daily rate £425 £400 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +27.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £16.57 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Hampshire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Hampshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Hampshire

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Hampshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Basingstoke -8 5 £125 -66.66%
Southampton +4 4 £190 -41.53%
Hook +9 3 £410 +4.45%
Havant +1 3 £325 -26.13% 1
Portsmouth -5 3 £363 -30.12%
Fareham - 1 - - 1
Farnborough - 1 £275 -
SCCM
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 53 (77.94%) Windows
2 40 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
4 29 (42.65%) Security Cleared
5 28 (41.18%) PowerShell
6 25 (36.76%) SC Cleared
7 23 (33.82%) Windows 7
8 21 (30.88%) Windows Server
9 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
11 18 (26.47%) Firmware
11 18 (26.47%) VMware
12 17 (25.00%) Citrix
13 16 (23.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 14 (20.59%) SSL
15 13 (19.12%) SNMP
15 13 (19.12%) Software Delivery
15 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (17.65%) Windows 10
16 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (17.65%) Device Driver
17 11 (16.18%) XenApp
18 10 (14.71%) vSphere
18 10 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
19 9 (13.24%) Validation
20 8 (11.76%) Migration
20 8 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
20 8 (11.76%) HP
20 8 (11.76%) SQL Server

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.41%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Office
2 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.35%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) IaaS
2 2 (2.94%) PaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
2 14 (20.59%) SSL
3 13 (19.12%) SNMP
4 6 (8.82%) DNS
4 6 (8.82%) Firewall
5 4 (5.88%) LAN
6 3 (4.41%) DHCP
6 3 (4.41%) WAN
6 3 (4.41%) Wireless
7 2 (2.94%) VPN
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.47%) HTTP
8 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.47%) VoIP
8 1 (1.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) AdminStudio
1 4 (5.88%) ClearCase
1 4 (5.88%) ClearQuest
1 4 (5.88%) MSI
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.88%) Military
2 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.47%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) Analyst
2 8 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Architect
3 7 (10.29%) Build Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Applications Packager
6 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Office 365 Architect
6 4 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Office 365 Specialist
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) HTML
1 2 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.47%) REST
2 1 (1.47%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Device Driver
1 12 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.35%) Clustering
2 5 (7.35%) Fat Client
2 5 (7.35%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) PKI
5 2 (2.94%) FMCG
5 2 (2.94%) Replication
5 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.47%) CMDB
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) iPad
6 1 (1.47%) iPhone
6 1 (1.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (77.94%) Windows
2 23 (33.82%) Windows 7
3 21 (30.88%) Windows Server
4 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (17.65%) Windows 10
7 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.88%) Solaris
8 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.41%) Linux
9 3 (4.41%) Unix
9 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Software Delivery
2 10 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (13.24%) Validation
4 8 (11.76%) ITIL
4 8 (11.76%) Migration
5 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (7.35%) Change Management
7 5 (7.35%) Time Management
8 4 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (5.88%) Patch Management
9 3 (4.41%) Change Control
9 3 (4.41%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.41%) Open Source
9 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.41%) Service Management
10 2 (2.94%) Asset Management
10 2 (2.94%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.94%) High Availability
10 2 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.82%) VBScript
3 5 (7.35%) SQL
4 3 (4.41%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (42.65%) Security Cleared
2 25 (36.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) Degree
3 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.94%) MCITP
5 2 (2.94%) MCSA
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.47%) MCSE
6 1 (1.47%) RHCE
6 1 (1.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.47%) Firmware
3 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (16.18%) XenApp
5 10 (14.71%) vSphere
6 8 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (10.29%) XenServer
8 6 (8.82%) XenDesktop
9 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
10 2 (2.94%) Docker
10 2 (2.94%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (23.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (8.82%) SCOM
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (4.41%) EdgeSight
4 3 (4.41%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (4.41%) WSUS
5 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.94%) Puppet
6 1 (1.47%) DameWare
6 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.47%) SafeCom
6 1 (1.47%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.47%) VMware
3 17 (25.00%) Citrix
4 8 (11.76%) HP
5 5 (7.35%) Intel Security
6 4 (5.88%) Altiris
6 4 (5.88%) Symantec
7 3 (4.41%) BT
7 3 (4.41%) IronPort
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle
8 2 (2.94%) Lotus
8 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.47%) AppSense
9 1 (1.47%) BMC
9 1 (1.47%) CA
9 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.47%) Cisco
9 1 (1.47%) Google
9 1 (1.47%) IBM
9 1 (1.47%) Remedy