Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 53 45
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 +41
Contract jobs citing SCCM 74 42 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.66% 3.01% 3.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 34.42% 30.22% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 18 35
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £303 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.44% -28.82% +13.33%
10th Percentile £114 £200 £177
90th Percentile £450 £488 £438
East of England median daily rate £313 £275 £323
% change year-on-year +13.64% -14.73% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.33% -
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.75 £14.50
90th Percentile £25.88 £29.25 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year +3.45% -46.79% +71.82%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 215 139 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.55% 9.96% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 73 81
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% +25.00%
10th Percentile £120 £205 £200
90th Percentile £575 £585 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £403 £410
% change year-on-year +11.80% -1.83% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 18
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.50 £14.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.97% -57.04% +221.43%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.30 £12.43
90th Percentile £29.00 £23.65 £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year -12.12% -51.11% +121.31%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Watford -7 21 £120 -47.83%
Hatfield +12 19 £450 - 2
Welwyn Garden City +7 5 £313 -28.98%
Hemel Hempstead +1 2 - - 1
Stevenage -11 2 - -
Letchworth - 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 - -
Hertford - 1 - -
SCCM
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 67 (90.54%) Windows
2 40 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 37 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 35 (47.30%) Active Directory
5 32 (43.24%) PowerShell
6 28 (37.84%) BitLocker
7 26 (35.14%) VBScript
8 25 (33.78%) Office 365
9 23 (31.08%) Windows 10
10 22 (29.73%) Microsoft App-V
10 22 (29.73%) Citrix
10 22 (29.73%) VMware
11 18 (24.32%) Disk Encryption
12 16 (21.62%) CESG
12 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Intune
13 15 (20.27%) Customer Requirements
13 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
14 14 (18.92%) Symantec
14 14 (18.92%) Norton AntiVirus
14 14 (18.92%) XenApp
14 14 (18.92%) XenDesktop
14 14 (18.92%) AppSense
14 14 (18.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 13 (17.57%) Skype
15 13 (17.57%) OneDrive
15 13 (17.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
15 13 (17.57%) Altiris
15 13 (17.57%) LANDesk
15 13 (17.57%) Skype for Business

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 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
2 13 (17.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 25 (33.78%) Office 365
2 13 (17.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) Skype
2 4 (5.41%) DHCP
3 3 (4.05%) LAN
3 3 (4.05%) WAN
4 2 (2.70%) DNS
4 2 (2.70%) Firewall
4 2 (2.70%) Internet
4 2 (2.70%) SAN
4 2 (2.70%) WAAS
4 2 (2.70%) Wireless
5 1 (1.35%) Intranet
5 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.35%) NAS
5 1 (1.35%) SNMP
5 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.35%) VLAN
5 1 (1.35%) VoIP
5 1 (1.35%) VPN
5 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) JIRA
2 3 (4.05%) MSI
3 2 (2.70%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Consultant
2 17 (22.97%) SCCM Consultant
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Consultant
4 9 (12.16%) Desktop Support
4 9 (12.16%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Deployment Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Build Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Windows Deployment Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.76%) Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) SCCM Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Applications Packager
9 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) IT Technician
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Windows Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) CESG
2 11 (14.86%) User Experience
3 2 (2.70%) iPhone
3 2 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (1.35%) CCTV
4 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 67 (90.54%) Windows
2 37 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 23 (31.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.05%) Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Disk Encryption
2 15 (20.27%) Customer Requirements
3 13 (17.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 9 (12.16%) Presales
5 6 (8.11%) Migration
6 5 (6.76%) Defect Management
6 5 (6.76%) Integration Testing
6 5 (6.76%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.41%) Application Packaging
8 3 (4.05%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.70%) Software Distribution
10 1 (1.35%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.35%) ITIL
10 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.35%) Project Management
10 1 (1.35%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.35%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) PowerShell
2 26 (35.14%) VBScript
3 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) ISEB
1 5 (6.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.35%) MCSE
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) PMO
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (47.30%) Active Directory
2 28 (37.84%) BitLocker
3 22 (29.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (18.92%) XenApp
5 14 (18.92%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.05%) Firmware
7 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Intune
2 14 (18.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (18.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.05%) WSUS
5 1 (1.35%) Nagios
5 1 (1.35%) SCOM
5 1 (1.35%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.73%) Citrix
2 22 (29.73%) VMware
3 14 (18.92%) AppSense
3 14 (18.92%) Symantec
4 13 (17.57%) Altiris
4 13 (17.57%) LANDesk
5 7 (9.46%) Apple
6 5 (6.76%) Acronis
7 3 (4.05%) Computacenter
7 3 (4.05%) HP
7 3 (4.05%) Panasonic
7 3 (4.05%) Sophos
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco
8 1 (1.35%) Dell
8 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.35%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.35%) Wyse