Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 77 129
Rank change year-on-year +25 +52 -20
Contract jobs citing SCCM 34 73 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Manchester 2.85% 2.59% 1.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.60% 17.06% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 58 23
Median daily rate £300 £359 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.38% +19.58% +122.22%
10th Percentile £158 £120 £154
90th Percentile £480 £475 £438
North West median daily rate £308 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -9.56% +4.62% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Median hourly rate £24.20 £16.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.45% +9.84% +56.41%
10th Percentile £23.10 £15.87 £12.07
90th Percentile £25.29 £17.63 £76.93
North West median hourly rate £24.20 £16.74 £15.00
% change year-on-year +44.51% +11.62% +15.38%

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 218 428 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.29% 15.16% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 303 267
Median daily rate £440 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.37% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £277 £284 £308
90th Percentile £568 £613 £625
North West median daily rate £450 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 19
Median hourly rate £22.10 £16.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.93% +11.67% +30.43%
10th Percentile £18.43 £11.08 £12.18
90th Percentile £25.29 £42.20 £61.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +17.65% +11.48% -58.78%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Manchester

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SCCM in Manchester.

Daily rate trend for SCCM in Manchester

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SCCM in Manchester over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SCCM in Manchester

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SCCM in Manchester.

Hourly rate trend 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 10 July 2020. 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
Salford +8 2 - -
Bolton +3 1 - -
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Windows 10
3 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
4 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 12 (35.29%) Migration
6 11 (32.35%) Application Packaging
7 7 (20.59%) Azure
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (17.65%) Office 365
8 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
8 6 (17.65%) Citrix
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL
8 6 (17.65%) VMware
9 5 (14.71%) Finance
9 5 (14.71%) WSUS
9 5 (14.71%) QA
9 5 (14.71%) Application Virtualisation
9 5 (14.71%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (14.71%) Skype
9 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
9 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
10 4 (11.76%) SCOM
10 4 (11.76%) Analytics
10 4 (11.76%) Driving Licence
10 4 (11.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 4 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 4 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office

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 1 (2.94%) CMS
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Azure
2 6 (17.65%) Office 365
3 5 (14.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.88%) OneDrive
4 2 (5.88%) SaaS
5 1 (2.94%) AWS
5 1 (2.94%) IaaS
5 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Skype
2 4 (11.76%) VoIP
3 3 (8.82%) VPN
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) MPLS
4 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MSI
2 1 (2.94%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.94%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) ICT Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) ICT Support
5 2 (5.88%) ICT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) SCCM Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Windows 10
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Migration
2 11 (32.35%) Application Packaging
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Application Virtualisation
4 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Analytics
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) Task Automation
7 2 (5.88%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (5.88%) Architecture Roadmap
7 2 (5.88%) Coaching
7 2 (5.88%) Domain Models
7 2 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.88%) Product Roadmap
7 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) MCSE
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCP
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (8.82%) Firmware
5 2 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.94%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.94%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (14.71%) WSUS
3 4 (11.76%) SCOM
4 1 (2.94%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Citrix
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) McAfee
4 3 (8.82%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Apple
5 2 (5.88%) Google
5 2 (5.88%) Zscaler
6 1 (2.94%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.94%) Meraki
6 1 (2.94%) Okta
6 1 (2.94%) Remedy
6 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) Trend Micro