Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 119 102
Rank change year-on-year -8 -17 -19
Contract jobs citing SCCM 30 13 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.98% 0.49% 1.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.13% 4.94% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 18
Manchester median daily rate £331 £148 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +124.58% -51.84% +37.64%
10th Percentile £109 £119 £154
90th Percentile £449 £173 £484
North West median daily rate £328 £300 £385
% change year-on-year +9.17% -22.08% +46.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Manchester median hourly rate £14.50 £9.75 £103.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.72% -90.55% +611.21%
10th Percentile £11.95 £9.63 £32.56
90th Percentile £31.05 £12.98 £177.19
North West median hourly rate £14.63 £13.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.36% -31.25% +33.33%

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 369 263 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.09% 9.86% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 162 129
Manchester median daily rate £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% +1.56% +18.52%
10th Percentile £326 £181 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £625
North West median daily rate £450 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +12.36% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 2
Manchester median hourly rate £14.46 £11.63 £103.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.39% -88.73% +587.50%
10th Percentile £12.28 £9.63 £32.56
90th Percentile £57.88 £28.63 £177.19
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £20.00 £22.58
% change year-on-year -27.70% -11.41% +50.50%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Salford +1 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 - -
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (33.33%) VMware
5 9 (30.00%) Citrix
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 7 (23.33%) Windows 10
8 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (20.00%) Migration
9 5 (16.67%) Service Management
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 5 (16.67%) Cisco
9 5 (16.67%) XenApp
9 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
10 4 (13.33%) Time Management
10 4 (13.33%) SCOM
10 4 (13.33%) DNS
10 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
10 4 (13.33%) LAN
10 4 (13.33%) ITIL
10 4 (13.33%) Finance
10 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
11 3 (10.00%) WSUS
11 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
11 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (10.00%) SQL

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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) DNS
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
2 3 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (10.00%) NAS
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) Skype
2 3 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) DMZ
3 2 (6.67%) IPsec
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.33%) HSRP
4 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.33%) LLU
4 1 (3.33%) MRTG
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) VLAN
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Packager
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) SCCM Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) CCTV
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (23.33%) Windows 10
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.67%) Linux
8 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.33%) SUSE
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (16.67%) Service Management
3 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Time Management
4 3 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Decision-Making
4 3 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.67%) Software Distribution
5 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) CCNP
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) MCP
1 2 (6.67%) MCSE
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CCDP
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE
2 1 (3.33%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (3.33%) CISM
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
2 1 (3.33%) MCDST
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (16.67%) XenApp
4 3 (10.00%) vSphere
4 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCOM
2 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.33%) Cacti
3 1 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) OpenNMS
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) RANCID
3 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 9 (30.00%) Citrix
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Symantec
6 2 (6.67%) Apple
6 2 (6.67%) IronPort
6 2 (6.67%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.33%) Clearswift
7 1 (3.33%) Huawei
7 1 (3.33%) Ivanti
7 1 (3.33%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) Lumension
7 1 (3.33%) McAfee
7 1 (3.33%) Micro Focus
7 1 (3.33%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (3.33%) Polycom
7 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.33%) Sophos