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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 85 85
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 5 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 0.95% 0.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.17% 15.89% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 5
Median daily rate £133 £250 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.00% -21.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £152 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £315 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £320
% change year-on-year -4.00% -2.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £190.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1166.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £17.48 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.14% +16.50%  

SCCM is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 120 107 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.10% 5.98% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 55 54
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £279 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £190.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.57% +1166.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing SCCM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM in Manchester.

Contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 - -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Citrix
3 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
5 9 (33.33%) Intel Security
6 7 (25.93%) WSUS
6 7 (25.93%) XenDesktop
6 7 (25.93%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) VMware
8 5 (18.52%) MS Office
8 5 (18.52%) Software Deployment
8 5 (18.52%) Banking
9 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (14.81%) ITIL
9 4 (14.81%) DNS
9 4 (14.81%) AppSense
10 3 (11.11%) LAN
10 3 (11.11%) Sophos
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
10 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
10 3 (11.11%) IaaS
10 3 (11.11%) Office 365
10 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
10 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
11 2 (7.41%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (7.41%) SCOrch

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 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) IaaS
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) 3G
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.70%) IPv4
4 1 (3.70%) Network Security
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 7 (25.93%) Consultant
1 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Deskside Support
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Software Deployment
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Service Management
3 2 (7.41%) SIEM
3 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.70%) Server Building
4 1 (3.70%) Software Licensing
4 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) XenDesktop
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.70%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (25.93%) WSUS
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOrch
2 2 (7.41%) SCSM
3 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Citrix
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 6 (22.22%) VMware
5 4 (14.81%) AppSense
6 3 (11.11%) Sophos
7 2 (7.41%) Dell
7 2 (7.41%) Forcepoint
7 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.70%) Apple
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco
8 1 (3.70%) Motorola