The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 24 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 37 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.80% 0.61% 3.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.53% 5.00% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £356 £165 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +115.90% -64.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £137 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £193 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £321 £310
% change year-on-year -6.61% +3.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year -30.95% +15.06%  

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 Kent with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 19 40 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 7.57% 12.12% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 39 24
Median daily rate £338 £430 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.42% -16.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £725 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Kent

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 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 Kent region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Advertising
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (20.00%) HP Storage
4 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Skype
4 1 (20.00%) Server Building
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds