Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 100 85
Rank change year-on-year -4 -15 -20
Contract jobs citing SCCM 57 40 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.74% 1.39% 1.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.73% 14.71% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 40
Manchester median daily rate £300 £125 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +140.00% -61.54% +10.64%
10th Percentile £131 £102 £178
90th Percentile £465 £523 £575
North West median daily rate £325 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -20.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 3
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £10.87 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.96% -41.23% +60.87%
10th Percentile £11.33 £9.63 £15.95
90th Percentile £185.00 £16.13 £159.95
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +52.17% -29.23% +18.18%

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 415 272 376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.68% 9.43% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 164 200
Manchester median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £275 £125 £205
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% +8.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 8
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.43% -44.52% +59.46%
10th Percentile £11.68 £9.63 £16.76
90th Percentile £185.00 £41.00 £136.38
North West median hourly rate £18.38 £17.50 £20.87
% change year-on-year +5.00% -16.13% +57.47%

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 18 August 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 18 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SCCM in Manchester

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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 18 August 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
Rochdale -3 2 - - 1
Bolton - 1 £350 -
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 36 (63.16%) Windows
2 32 (56.14%) Microsoft
3 29 (50.88%) Citrix
4 22 (38.60%) Active Directory
5 20 (35.09%) Windows 7
6 19 (33.33%) VMware
7 17 (29.82%) Office 365
7 17 (29.82%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (24.56%) ITIL
9 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (21.05%) Skype
10 12 (21.05%) Windows 10
10 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
11 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
11 11 (19.30%) LAN
11 11 (19.30%) WAN
12 10 (17.54%) Windows XP
12 10 (17.54%) MCSE
12 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (17.54%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
13 9 (15.79%) ServiceNow
14 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Intune
14 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 8 (14.04%) SQL
14 8 (14.04%) HP
14 8 (14.04%) Migration
15 7 (12.28%) DNS
15 7 (12.28%) SLA

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 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (7.02%) IBM Notes
3 4 (7.02%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.82%) Office 365
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) Skype
2 11 (19.30%) LAN
2 11 (19.30%) WAN
3 7 (12.28%) DHCP
3 7 (12.28%) DNS
4 6 (10.53%) SAN
5 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.02%) NAS
6 4 (7.02%) VPN
6 4 (7.02%) Wireless
7 2 (3.51%) DMZ
7 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.51%) IPsec
7 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.51%) VoIP
8 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MSI
2 1 (1.75%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) IT Support
2 8 (14.04%) Desktop Support
3 6 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (10.53%) Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) SCCM Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) IT Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) COM
1 1 (1.75%) OCX
1 1 (1.75%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.02%) Driving Licence
1 4 (7.02%) Fat Client
1 4 (7.02%) NHS
1 4 (7.02%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.75%) PKI
3 1 (1.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (63.16%) Windows
2 20 (35.09%) Windows 7
3 12 (21.05%) Windows 10
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 10 (17.54%) Windows XP
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) Android
8 1 (1.75%) Linux
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (24.56%) ITIL
3 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (14.04%) Migration
4 6 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (10.53%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (8.77%) Asset Management
5 5 (8.77%) BCP
5 5 (8.77%) Change Management
5 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.02%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (7.02%) Software Deployment
7 3 (5.26%) Decision-Making
7 3 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.26%) Service Management
7 3 (5.26%) Software Distribution
8 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.04%) SQL
3 7 (12.28%) VB
4 3 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) MCSE
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.77%) MCP
2 5 (8.77%) MCSA
3 4 (7.02%) MCTS
3 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CEH
5 1 (1.75%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 22 (38.60%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.54%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (12.28%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (10.53%) vSphere
6 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
6 4 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (7.02%) VMware NSX
6 4 (7.02%) XenApp
7 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.51%) Xen
8 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (8.77%) SafeCom
3 4 (7.02%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.02%) SCOM
3 4 (7.02%) vMotion
3 4 (7.02%) vRealize
4 3 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.51%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (3.51%) WSUS
6 1 (1.75%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 32 (56.14%) Microsoft
2 29 (50.88%) Citrix
3 19 (33.33%) VMware
4 9 (15.79%) ServiceNow
5 8 (14.04%) HP
6 6 (10.53%) Cisco
6 6 (10.53%) MobileIron
7 5 (8.77%) Altiris
7 5 (8.77%) Xerox
8 4 (7.02%) Lotus
9 3 (5.26%) Remedy
9 3 (5.26%) Symantec
10 2 (3.51%) IronPort
10 2 (3.51%) McAfee
10 2 (3.51%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (3.51%) Polycom
11 1 (1.75%) Adobe
11 1 (1.75%) Ivanti
11 1 (1.75%) Lumension
11 1 (1.75%) Sophos