Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 25 April 2018 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)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 58 60
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2 +6
Contract jobs citing SCCM 17 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.26% 0.54% 1.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.36% 4.62% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 6
Lancashire median daily rate £440 £344 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -6.78% +5.36%
10th Percentile £309 £272 £229
90th Percentile £521 £421 £447
North West median daily rate £338 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -25.00% +36.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £20.00
North West median hourly rate £14.63 £13.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.36% -31.25% +33.33%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 56 65 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.73% 11.73% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 64
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% +20.97%
10th Percentile £398 £202 £266
90th Percentile £535 £575 £454
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Lancashire median hourly rate £22.50 £43.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.28% +24.29% +169.23%
10th Percentile £21.25 £38.50 £20.00
90th Percentile £23.75 £45.75 £41.13
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year -25.00% -17.18% +61.00%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Lancashire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Lancashire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Lancashire over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Lancashire

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Lancashire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 25 April 2018. 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
Chorley - 13 £500 -
Blackpool - 4 £325 -
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
2 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
3 12 (70.59%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) IIS
4 10 (58.82%) EMC
5 9 (52.94%) SAN
5 9 (52.94%) DNS
6 8 (47.06%) VMware
7 7 (41.18%) Unix
7 7 (41.18%) Linux
7 7 (41.18%) NetApp
8 6 (35.29%) Hitachi
8 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 6 (35.29%) DMZ
8 6 (35.29%) Windows 2000
8 6 (35.29%) AIX
8 6 (35.29%) Solaris
8 6 (35.29%) Web Services
8 6 (35.29%) ITIL
8 6 (35.29%) IBM
8 6 (35.29%) Sun
8 6 (35.29%) Windows NT
8 6 (35.29%) Client/Server
8 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
8 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (35.29%) VLAN
8 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 10 (58.82%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
1 9 (52.94%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) DMZ
2 6 (35.29%) VLAN
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Internet
4 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Client/Server
2 5 (29.41%) PKI
3 4 (23.53%) Clustering
4 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Unix
3 6 (35.29%) AIX
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Solaris
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 2000
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 6 (35.29%) Windows NT
3 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) VB
1 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) VMware NSX
3 4 (23.53%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (23.53%) vCenter Server
2 3 (17.65%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) EMC
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) NetApp
4 6 (35.29%) Hitachi
4 6 (35.29%) IBM
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (35.29%) Sun
5 5 (29.41%) Palo Alto
6 4 (23.53%) Bomgar
6 4 (23.53%) Brocade
6 4 (23.53%) Veritas
7 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow