Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 13 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 > Manchester
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 86 93
Rank change year-on-year +20 +7 +1
Contract jobs citing SCCM 103 57 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.21% 1.95% 1.82%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.62% 18.27% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 31 39
Manchester median daily rate £314 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.95% -1.54% +4.84%
10th Percentile £115 £101 £158
90th Percentile £403 £563 £485
North West median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 5
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +32.20% +28.26%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.56 £11.60
90th Percentile £185.00 £31.50 £17.90
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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 436 312 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.58% 10.70% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 209 242
Manchester median daily rate £463 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.56% +7.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £211 £218 £214
90th Percentile £700 £578 £550
North West median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 12
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £16.19 £19.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.09% -17.46% +70.57%
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.99 £11.11
90th Percentile £185.00 £37.20 £36.68
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.62
% change year-on-year -10.26% -0.59% +63.46%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Manchester

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Manchester

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Manchester

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Manchester

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SCCM in Manchester

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 13 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
Bolton - 4 £300 -
Rochdale -1 3 £325 -
Oldham - 3 - -
Bury - 2 £270 - 2
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 13 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 79 (76.70%) Windows
2 57 (55.34%) Microsoft
3 44 (42.72%) Windows 10
4 40 (38.83%) Windows 7
4 40 (38.83%) Active Directory
5 37 (35.92%) Citrix
6 35 (33.98%) VMware
7 23 (22.33%) Office 365
7 23 (22.33%) Application Packaging
8 21 (20.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (20.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 20 (19.42%) PowerShell
9 20 (19.42%) Windows Server
9 20 (19.42%) MSI
9 20 (19.42%) Windows XP
10 19 (18.45%) ITIL
10 19 (18.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (17.48%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (15.53%) SQL
12 16 (15.53%) VB
13 15 (14.56%) Migration
14 14 (13.59%) VBScript
15 13 (12.62%) SLA
15 13 (12.62%) XenApp
15 13 (12.62%) Xerox
15 13 (12.62%) ServiceNow
16 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Office
17 11 (10.68%) MS Exchange
17 11 (10.68%) Patch Management

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (10.68%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (4.85%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.91%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.33%) Office 365
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.97%) IaaS
4 1 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) Skype
2 8 (7.77%) DNS
2 8 (7.77%) LAN
2 8 (7.77%) WAN
3 7 (6.80%) DHCP
4 6 (5.83%) SAN
5 4 (3.88%) NAS
5 4 (3.88%) VPN
5 4 (3.88%) Wireless
6 3 (2.91%) Firewall
7 2 (1.94%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.94%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.94%) VoIP
8 1 (0.97%) Internet
8 1 (0.97%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) MSI
2 9 (8.74%) AdminStudio
3 8 (7.77%) Wise Package Studio
4 5 (4.85%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (7.77%) Billing
2 5 (4.85%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Retail
3 2 (1.94%) Law
4 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.97%) Local Government
4 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (19.42%) Applications Packager
2 13 (12.62%) IT Support
3 12 (11.65%) Deployment Engineer
4 11 (10.68%) Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (8.74%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) Administrator
7 7 (6.80%) Service Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) Service Desk Support
7 7 (6.80%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) IT Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Architect
9 5 (4.85%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) SCCM Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Service Desk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) OCX
2 2 (1.94%) Middleware
3 1 (0.97%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) NHS
2 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.83%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.85%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.85%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.88%) CMDB
5 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.91%) Replication
7 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (76.70%) Windows
2 44 (42.72%) Windows 10
3 40 (38.83%) Windows 7
4 20 (19.42%) Windows Server
4 20 (19.42%) Windows XP
5 7 (6.80%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.88%) VMS
6 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.94%) Linux
7 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.97%) Android
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) Application Packaging
2 21 (20.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (18.45%) ITIL
4 18 (17.48%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (14.56%) Migration
6 11 (10.68%) Patch Management
7 10 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (7.77%) Application Virtualisation
8 8 (7.77%) Personalization
8 8 (7.77%) Software Testing
8 8 (7.77%) Visualisation
8 8 (7.77%) Workflow
9 7 (6.80%) Change Management
9 7 (6.80%) Network Virtualisation
10 6 (5.83%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.83%) Software Distribution
11 5 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.85%) ITSM
11 5 (4.85%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.42%) PowerShell
2 16 (15.53%) SQL
2 16 (15.53%) VB
3 14 (13.59%) VBScript
4 6 (5.83%) C#
5 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) MCSE
1 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.85%) MCP
2 5 (4.85%) MCSA
3 4 (3.88%) MCTS
3 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.91%) DBS Check
4 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.97%) Degree
6 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) SLA
2 8 (7.77%) QA
System Software
1 40 (38.83%) Active Directory
2 21 (20.39%) Virtual Desktop
3 19 (18.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (12.62%) XenApp
5 7 (6.80%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.85%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (4.85%) VMware NSX
6 5 (4.85%) vSphere
7 2 (1.94%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.94%) Xen
8 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (4.85%) NetBackup
2 5 (4.85%) SafeCom
2 5 (4.85%) vMotion
2 5 (4.85%) vRealize
3 4 (3.88%) SCOM
4 3 (2.91%) SCOrch
4 3 (2.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.91%) ThinApp
4 3 (2.91%) WSUS
5 2 (1.94%) OpenView
6 1 (0.97%) Ansible
6 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.97%) Puppet
6 1 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.97%) WMI
Vendors
1 57 (55.34%) Microsoft
2 37 (35.92%) Citrix
3 35 (33.98%) VMware
4 13 (12.62%) ServiceNow
4 13 (12.62%) Xerox
5 10 (9.71%) Ivanti
6 9 (8.74%) HP
7 8 (7.77%) Cisco
8 6 (5.83%) Remedy
9 5 (4.85%) Altiris
9 5 (4.85%) Lotus
9 5 (4.85%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.94%) Apple
10 2 (1.94%) Google
10 2 (1.94%) IronPort
10 2 (1.94%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (1.94%) Polycom
10 2 (1.94%) Sophos
10 2 (1.94%) Veeam
10 2 (1.94%) Veritas