Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 102 73
Rank change year-on-year +22 -29 +20
Contract jobs citing SCCM 61 62 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.08% 1.75% 2.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.74% 16.27% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 37
Manchester median daily rate £325 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.84% +10.71%
10th Percentile £107 £160 £158
90th Percentile £578 £480 £503
North West median daily rate £300 £335 £290
% change year-on-year -10.45% +15.52% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 14
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.86% +28.26% -34.29%
10th Percentile £10.56 £11.66 £10.65
90th Percentile £24.15 £18.36 £13.00
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £14.52 £12.00
% change year-on-year -10.47% +21.00% -43.17%

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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 309 381 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.52% 10.77% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 242 166
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +15.11% +7.75%
10th Percentile £219 £205 £213
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £371
% change year-on-year +6.25% +7.74% +18.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 15
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 £20.73 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.90% +80.26% -29.23%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.88 £10.70
90th Percentile £37.20 £37.50 £13.15
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.62 £12.00
% change year-on-year -10.78% +63.46% -37.76%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 - 7 £600 - 3
Rochdale - 3 - - 4
Stockport - 1 £120 -
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 48 (78.69%) Windows
2 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
3 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
4 22 (36.07%) ITIL
5 20 (32.79%) Windows 10
6 19 (31.15%) Windows 7
6 19 (31.15%) Citrix
7 18 (29.51%) Office 365
8 15 (24.59%) DNS
9 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
11 12 (19.67%) DHCP
11 12 (19.67%) Blackberry
11 12 (19.67%) Service Management
12 11 (18.03%) Cisco
13 9 (14.75%) VMware
13 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
13 9 (14.75%) WSUS
14 8 (13.11%) SCOM
14 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
15 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (11.48%) Android
15 7 (11.48%) Apple iOS
15 7 (11.48%) Remote Desktop
15 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
15 7 (11.48%) SLA
16 6 (9.84%) SQL
16 6 (9.84%) McAfee
16 6 (9.84%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (9.84%) Management Information System

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 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
1 5 (8.20%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.51%) Office 365
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) DNS
2 12 (19.67%) DHCP
3 7 (11.48%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (9.84%) Skype
5 3 (4.92%) Firewall
5 3 (4.92%) MPLS
5 3 (4.92%) VLAN
6 2 (3.28%) BGP
6 2 (3.28%) Broadband
6 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.28%) IPv6
6 2 (3.28%) LAN
6 2 (3.28%) OSPF
6 2 (3.28%) SNMP
6 2 (3.28%) TACACS
6 2 (3.28%) VoIP
6 2 (3.28%) VPN
6 2 (3.28%) VRRP
6 2 (3.28%) WAN
6 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Desktop Support
2 7 (11.48%) Technical Support
3 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 5 (8.20%) Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Applications Packager
4 5 (8.20%) Architect
4 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Support Specialist
4 5 (8.20%) Technical Architect
4 5 (8.20%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 4 (6.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) IT Support
5 4 (6.56%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Blackberry
2 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.20%) CMDB
3 5 (8.20%) Public Cloud
4 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.28%) Life Science
5 2 (3.28%) NHS
5 2 (3.28%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) iPad
6 1 (1.64%) iPhone
6 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (78.69%) Windows
2 20 (32.79%) Windows 10
3 19 (31.15%) Windows 7
4 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
5 7 (11.48%) Android
5 7 (11.48%) Apple iOS
6 5 (8.20%) Linux
6 5 (8.20%) SUSE
7 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) ITIL
2 12 (19.67%) Service Management
3 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
4 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
4 6 (9.84%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (8.20%) Business Continuity
5 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.20%) Email Filtering
5 5 (8.20%) Identity Management
5 5 (8.20%) Task Automation
5 5 (8.20%) Time Management
5 5 (8.20%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.20%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (6.56%) Break/Fix
6 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.56%) Project Management
6 4 (6.56%) Release Management
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.92%) Change Control
7 3 (4.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) Perl
2 2 (3.28%) PHP
2 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.28%) Python
3 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.92%) Degree
6 2 (3.28%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.64%) ACSP
7 1 (1.64%) CCNA
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.64%) ECDL
7 1 (1.64%) HP AIS
7 1 (1.64%) MCITP
7 1 (1.64%) MCSA
7 1 (1.64%) MCSE
7 1 (1.64%) MCTS
7 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) SLA
2 5 (8.20%) COBIT
3 2 (3.28%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (3.28%) XenApp
5 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.64%) vSphere
6 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) WSUS
2 8 (13.11%) SCOM
3 6 (9.84%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (8.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (3.28%) Cacti
6 2 (3.28%) Nagios
6 2 (3.28%) OpenNMS
6 2 (3.28%) Puppet
6 2 (3.28%) RANCID
7 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.15%) Citrix
3 11 (18.03%) Cisco
4 9 (14.75%) VMware
5 6 (9.84%) IronPort
5 6 (9.84%) McAfee
5 6 (9.84%) SolarWinds
6 5 (8.20%) Clearswift
6 5 (8.20%) Lumension
6 5 (8.20%) Micro Focus
6 5 (8.20%) MobileIron
6 5 (8.20%) NetApp
7 4 (6.56%) Apple
8 3 (4.92%) HP
8 3 (4.92%) Sophos
9 2 (3.28%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.28%) Foundry
9 2 (3.28%) Huawei
9 2 (3.28%) Juniper
9 2 (3.28%) ZyXEL