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 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
South East / Kent
Rank 45 45 36
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.04% 2.20% 1.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.79% 26.32% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £318
% change year-on-year -4.00% -1.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.71% +12.90%  

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 38 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 6.60% 8.35% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 17
Median daily rate £401 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Kent over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Kent

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Kent

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 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
Gravesend - 1 £105 -
SCCM
South East

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

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

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) MS Office
4 6 (66.67%) DNS
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (66.67%) Symantec
4 6 (66.67%) Wyse
4 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 6 (66.67%) CA
4 6 (66.67%) Thin Client
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (66.67%) AppSense
4 6 (66.67%) XenApp
4 6 (66.67%) XenDesktop
4 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
4 6 (66.67%) Fat Client
4 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) Application Virtualisation
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (66.67%) BitLocker
5 5 (55.56%) Performance Management
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco
7 3 (33.33%) VPN

SCCM
Top Related 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 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Server Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 6 (66.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Application Virtualisation
1 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) BitLocker
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) XenApp
2 6 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) AppSense
3 6 (66.67%) CA
3 6 (66.67%) Symantec
3 6 (66.67%) Wyse
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco