Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 52 59
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 +4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 23 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.39% 0.37% 1.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.00% 2.82% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 9
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +30.77% +27.45%
10th Percentile £406 £413 £93
90th Percentile £520 £438 £441
North West median daily rate £325 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -20.00% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £20.00
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -40.00% +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 92 71 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 13.57% 13.30% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 32 73
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £474 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.26% +26.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £416 £301 £256
90th Percentile £553 £557 £475
North West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 9
Lancashire median hourly rate £22.58 £43.50 £24.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.10% +80.12% +85.77%
10th Percentile £19.64 £39.20 £13.50
90th Percentile £31.65 £45.55 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year -56.25% +92.96% +48.07%

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 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 19 July 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 - 20 £465 -
Blackpool - 3 £450 -
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 20 (86.96%) SC Cleared
1 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
3 12 (52.17%) IIS
3 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) EMC
4 11 (47.83%) Unix
5 10 (43.48%) SAN
5 10 (43.48%) Linux
6 9 (39.13%) DNS
6 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
6 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (34.78%) VLAN
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 8 (34.78%) DMZ
7 8 (34.78%) Hitachi
7 8 (34.78%) IBM
7 8 (34.78%) Sun
7 8 (34.78%) Windows NT
7 8 (34.78%) Client/Server
7 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
7 8 (34.78%) Windows 2000
7 8 (34.78%) AIX
7 8 (34.78%) Solaris
7 8 (34.78%) Web Services
7 8 (34.78%) ITIL
8 7 (30.43%) Firewall
8 7 (30.43%) Palo Alto
9 6 (26.09%) DevOps
9 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development

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 12 (52.17%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) SAN
2 9 (39.13%) DNS
3 8 (34.78%) DMZ
3 8 (34.78%) VLAN
4 7 (30.43%) Firewall
5 4 (17.39%) Internet
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Client/Server
2 5 (21.74%) PKI
3 4 (17.39%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Unix
3 10 (43.48%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (34.78%) AIX
5 8 (34.78%) Solaris
5 8 (34.78%) Windows 2000
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 8 (34.78%) Windows NT
5 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) ITSM
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design
6 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
6 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) VB
1 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) SC Cleared
1 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 4 (17.39%) VMware NSX
3 4 (17.39%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (17.39%) vCenter Server
2 3 (13.04%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) EMC
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
3 8 (34.78%) Hitachi
3 8 (34.78%) IBM
3 8 (34.78%) Sun
4 7 (30.43%) Palo Alto
5 5 (21.74%) NetApp
5 5 (21.74%) VMware
6 4 (17.39%) Bomgar
6 4 (17.39%) Brocade
6 4 (17.39%) Veritas
7 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
8 1 (4.35%) HP