Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 90 97
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 -40
Contract jobs citing SCCM 83 49 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.65% 1.73% 1.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.28% 16.28% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 18 38
Manchester median daily rate £288 £233 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.66% -28.46% +4.84%
10th Percentile £114 £102 £175
90th Percentile £411 £600 £575
North West median daily rate £311 £300 £343
% change year-on-year +3.75% -12.41% +20.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 3
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% +41.30%
10th Percentile £10.38 £10.56 £14.63
90th Percentile £185.00 £24.15 £19.18
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.78% +22.92%

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 390 301 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.44% 10.65% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 188 225
Manchester median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £206 £245 £213
90th Percentile £685 £600 £574
North West median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 10
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.69 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -24.31% +80.26%
10th Percentile £10.68 £10.75 £14.03
90th Percentile £185.00 £39.10 £44.88
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year -12.50% -3.52% +69.22%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 - 5 £300 - 2
Oldham - 3 - -
Rochdale -4 2 - -
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 58 (69.88%) Windows
2 46 (55.42%) Microsoft
3 37 (44.58%) Active Directory
4 34 (40.96%) Citrix
5 30 (36.14%) VMware
6 29 (34.94%) Windows 10
7 26 (31.33%) Windows 7
8 21 (25.30%) Office 365
9 18 (21.69%) PowerShell
9 18 (21.69%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (19.28%) Virtual Desktop
10 16 (19.28%) Windows Server
10 16 (19.28%) ITIL
11 15 (18.07%) SQL
12 14 (16.87%) MS Exchange
13 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (15.66%) Skype
14 12 (14.46%) ServiceNow
14 12 (14.46%) Windows XP
14 12 (14.46%) MCSE
14 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (14.46%) Migration
15 11 (13.25%) MSI
15 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Office
15 11 (13.25%) LAN
15 11 (13.25%) WAN
15 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 9 (10.84%) NHS
17 9 (10.84%) HP

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 14 (16.87%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (6.02%) IBM Notes
2 5 (6.02%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.30%) Office 365
2 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) IaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.66%) Skype
2 11 (13.25%) LAN
2 11 (13.25%) WAN
3 9 (10.84%) DNS
4 8 (9.64%) DHCP
5 6 (7.23%) SAN
6 4 (4.82%) NAS
6 4 (4.82%) VPN
6 4 (4.82%) Wireless
7 3 (3.61%) Firewall
7 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.61%) VoIP
8 2 (2.41%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.41%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.20%) Internet
9 1 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) MSI
2 3 (3.61%) AdminStudio
3 2 (2.41%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.20%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (6.02%) Retail
2 3 (3.61%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (16.87%) IT Support
2 12 (14.46%) Desktop Support
3 11 (13.25%) Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (12.05%) Deployment Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Applications Packager
7 7 (8.43%) SCCM Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Service Desk Support
7 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) Network Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Service Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) IT Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) Service Desk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) Middleware
1 2 (2.41%) OCX
2 1 (1.20%) COM
2 1 (1.20%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) NHS
2 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.02%) Fat Client
3 5 (6.02%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.82%) CMDB
4 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.82%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.41%) Replication
5 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.20%) PKI
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (69.88%) Windows
2 29 (34.94%) Windows 10
3 26 (31.33%) Windows 7
4 16 (19.28%) Windows Server
5 12 (14.46%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.82%) VMS
6 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.61%) Linux
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.20%) Android
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (19.28%) ITIL
3 12 (14.46%) Migration
4 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (9.64%) Patch Management
6 7 (8.43%) Application Packaging
6 7 (8.43%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (7.23%) Asset Management
7 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.02%) BCP
8 5 (6.02%) Change Management
8 5 (6.02%) ITSM
8 5 (6.02%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (4.82%) Decision-Making
9 4 (4.82%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.61%) Analytical Thinking
10 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.61%) Service Management
10 3 (3.61%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.69%) PowerShell
2 15 (18.07%) SQL
3 8 (9.64%) VB
4 4 (4.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) MCSE
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.23%) MCP
2 6 (7.23%) MCSA
3 4 (4.82%) MCTS
3 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) CEH
5 1 (1.20%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 37 (44.58%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.28%) Virtual Desktop
3 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
5 7 (8.43%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (7.23%) XenApp
7 5 (6.02%) VMware NSX
7 5 (6.02%) vSphere
8 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (6.02%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.02%) SafeCom
2 5 (6.02%) SCOM
2 5 (6.02%) vMotion
2 5 (6.02%) vRealize
3 3 (3.61%) SCOrch
3 3 (3.61%) ThinApp
3 3 (3.61%) WSUS
4 2 (2.41%) OpenView
4 2 (2.41%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.20%) Ansible
5 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.20%) Puppet
5 1 (1.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 46 (55.42%) Microsoft
2 34 (40.96%) Citrix
3 30 (36.14%) VMware
4 12 (14.46%) ServiceNow
5 9 (10.84%) HP
6 8 (9.64%) Cisco
7 7 (8.43%) Xerox
8 6 (7.23%) Remedy
9 5 (6.02%) Altiris
9 5 (6.02%) Lotus
9 5 (6.02%) MobileIron
10 3 (3.61%) Ivanti
11 2 (2.41%) IronPort
11 2 (2.41%) McAfee
11 2 (2.41%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (2.41%) Polycom
11 2 (2.41%) Veeam
11 2 (2.41%) Veritas
12 1 (1.20%) Lumension
12 1 (1.20%) Snow