Period
to 25 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 52 58
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 +18
Contract jobs citing SCCM 21 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.31% 0.52% 1.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.00% 4.41% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 7
Lancashire median daily rate £465 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.28% +11.54% +47.73%
10th Percentile £413 £311 £93
90th Percentile £508 £424 £525
North West median daily rate £325 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -20.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -12.90% +29.17%

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 105 68 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 16.56% 11.81% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 38 50
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +30.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £416 £304 £256
90th Percentile £538 £583 £519
North West median daily rate £448 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +8.48% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Lancashire median hourly rate £28.83 £44.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.49% +54.39% -8.95%
10th Percentile £19.71 £40.38 £13.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £20.73
% change year-on-year -4.11% -11.96% +59.46%

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 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 September 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 - 16 £466 -
Blackburn - 3 £450 - 3
Blackpool -22 2 £450 +50.00%
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (76.19%) SC Cleared
1 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) IIS
4 10 (47.62%) Unix
4 10 (47.62%) EMC
5 9 (42.86%) SAN
5 9 (42.86%) Client/Server
5 9 (42.86%) Linux
6 8 (38.10%) DNS
6 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
6 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (33.33%) VLAN
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 7 (33.33%) DMZ
7 7 (33.33%) Sun
7 7 (33.33%) Hitachi
7 7 (33.33%) IBM
7 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 7 (33.33%) Windows NT
7 7 (33.33%) Windows 2000
7 7 (33.33%) AIX
7 7 (33.33%) Solaris
7 7 (33.33%) Web Services
8 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 6 (28.57%) Palo Alto
9 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (23.81%) ITIL
10 4 (19.05%) NetApp

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 (47.62%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) SAN
2 8 (38.10%) DNS
3 7 (33.33%) DMZ
3 7 (33.33%) VLAN
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
General
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Azure Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Asset Management Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) SCCM Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 4 (19.05%) PKI
3 3 (14.29%) Clustering
4 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.76%) BYOD
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Unix
3 9 (42.86%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (33.33%) AIX
5 7 (33.33%) Solaris
5 7 (33.33%) Windows 2000
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 7 (33.33%) Windows NT
5 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.76%) Android
7 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
1 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Decision-Making
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) SC Cleared
1 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) VMware NSX
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (14.29%) vCenter Server
2 2 (9.52%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) EMC
2 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
3 7 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 7 (33.33%) IBM
3 7 (33.33%) Sun
4 6 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 4 (19.05%) NetApp
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) Bomgar
6 3 (14.29%) Brocade
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Veritas
7 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
8 1 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (4.76%) SAP