Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 51 55
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 +16
Contract jobs citing SCCM 11 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.59% 0.66% 1.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.80% 6.82% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 7
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £288 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -32.35% +46.55%
10th Percentile £423 £278 £93
90th Percentile £488 £298 £525
North West median daily rate £325 £320 £330
% change year-on-year +1.56% -3.03% +16.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £13.88 £14.52
% change year-on-year +26.13% -4.44% +21.00%

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 125 44 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 18.01% 9.61% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 31 44
Lancashire median daily rate £488 £475 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +13.77% +4.38%
10th Percentile £415 £313 £161
90th Percentile £619 £575 £575
North West median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% - +22.86%
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.62
% change year-on-year -12.50% +1.96% +63.46%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 - 5 £467 -
Blackburn - 3 £450 -
Blackpool -13 2 £450 +56.52%
Preston - 1 £188 - 1
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 3 (27.27%) DMZ
4 3 (27.27%) Hitachi
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
4 3 (27.27%) Windows NT
4 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 3 (27.27%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) Sun
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN

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 3 (27.27%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) DMZ
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Azure Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Packager
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) SCCM Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (9.09%) BYOD
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 3 (27.27%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 3 (27.27%) Windows NT
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) Android
6 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) ITSM
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) EMC
2 3 (27.27%) Hitachi
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
2 3 (27.27%) Sun
3 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) SAP