The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 36 57
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 24 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.09% 3.30% 1.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.09% 41.82% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 4
Median daily rate £300 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £197 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £604 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £320
% change year-on-year -7.69% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 92 55 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 15.67% 7.88% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 19
Median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.40%  
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Hertfordshire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Hertfordshire

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Hertfordshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Hertfordshire 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
Watford +7 9 £130 -68.48% 1
Hatfield -6 4 £331 +10.41% 7
Hemel Hempstead +2 2 £450 +28.57% 2
Stevenage - 2 £300 -
Hertford -1 1 £300 +71.42%
Welwyn - 1 £388 - 1
SCCM
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
3 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (35.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
6 9 (22.50%) VMware
6 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 8 (20.00%) Validation
7 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (20.00%) HP
7 8 (20.00%) Apple
8 7 (17.50%) Internet
8 7 (17.50%) DHCP
8 7 (17.50%) DNS
8 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
8 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
8 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (15.00%) ITIL
9 6 (15.00%) MS Office
9 6 (15.00%) LAN
9 6 (15.00%) DBS Check
9 6 (15.00%) BitLocker
10 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
10 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
10 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (12.50%) Citrix
10 5 (12.50%) WAN
10 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (5.00%) Site Server
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) DHCP
1 7 (17.50%) DNS
1 7 (17.50%) Internet
2 6 (15.00%) LAN
3 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.50%) WAN
4 4 (10.00%) Firewall
5 3 (7.50%) SAN
6 2 (5.00%) Wireless
6 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.50%) Intranet
7 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.50%) NAS
7 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.50%) SNMP
7 1 (2.50%) VoIP
7 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MSI
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Front Office
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Desktop Support
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 4 (10.00%) IT Support
4 4 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (7.50%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) IT Technician
6 2 (5.00%) SCCM Architect
6 2 (5.00%) SCCM Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.50%) CCTV
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) EPoS
2 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
2 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.00%) Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.50%) Android
9 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Validation
2 6 (15.00%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (5.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Migration
5 2 (5.00%) Release Management
5 2 (5.00%) SDLC
5 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.50%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (2.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.50%) VBScript
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.50%) C++
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) DBS Check
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.00%) MCP
5 2 (5.00%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) MCDST
6 1 (2.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) BitLocker
3 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.00%) vSphere
5 2 (5.00%) XenApp
5 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (5.00%) SCDPM
1 2 (5.00%) SCOM
1 2 (5.00%) SCSM
1 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
1 2 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.50%) Aspera SmartTrack
2 1 (2.50%) OpenView
2 1 (2.50%) WMI
2 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) Apple
3 8 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (12.50%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) Symantec
6 2 (5.00%) AppSense
6 2 (5.00%) BMC
6 2 (5.00%) Dell
6 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 2 (5.00%) Intel Security
6 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.00%) Veeam
7 1 (2.50%) Adobe
7 1 (2.50%) Becrypt
7 1 (2.50%) Computacenter
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) Retalix
7 1 (2.50%) Snow
7 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday