Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 57 74
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17 -24
Contract jobs citing SCCM 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.35% 1.23% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.67% 13.46% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Lancashire median daily rate £300 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.46% +46.43% +45.83%
North West median daily rate £323 £375 £290
% change year-on-year -14.00% +29.31% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £20.00
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year +11.86% +22.92% -44.78%

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 36 52 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.11% 9.12% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 29
Lancashire median daily rate £433 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +2.44% +36.67%
10th Percentile £306 £192 £318
90th Percentile £606 £535 £513
North West median daily rate £433 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +8.13% +2.89% +19.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £17.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year -10.34% +27.27% -37.50%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Blackpool +13 5 £294 -43.37%
Chorley - 1 £420 - 1
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Ivanti
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat

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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) DMZ
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Ivanti
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Sun