Period
to 18 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 113 125
Rank change year-on-year +24 +12 -12
Contract jobs citing SCCM 51 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.90% 1.19% 0.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.11% 10.59% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 10
Manchester median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% +2.13%
10th Percentile £117 £131 £155
90th Percentile £570 £570 £550
North West median daily rate £325 £388 £290
% change year-on-year -16.13% +33.62% -1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Manchester median hourly rate £20.50 £14.13 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.13% +17.71% -25.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.33 £10.85
90th Percentile £31.50 £15.13 £15.90
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £14.52 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.08% -27.40% -8.05%

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 298 340 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.09% 11.24% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 220 145
Manchester median daily rate £438 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £258 £296 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £438 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +8.02% +1.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 10
Manchester median hourly rate £15.08 £14.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.20% +22.92% -20.00%
10th Percentile £12.62 £10.73 £10.93
90th Percentile £48.15 £36.00 £28.11
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.34% -12.50% -29.20%

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 February 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 February 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 18 February 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 - 8 £600 - 1
Stockport - 1 £120 -
Rochdale - 1 - - 2
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 21 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 21 (41.18%) Windows 10
3 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
4 16 (31.37%) ITIL
5 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
6 13 (25.49%) Service Management
7 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
8 11 (21.57%) Citrix
9 10 (19.61%) DNS
9 10 (19.61%) Office 365
10 9 (17.65%) WSUS
10 9 (17.65%) Cisco
11 8 (15.69%) DHCP
11 8 (15.69%) SCOM
11 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (13.73%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (13.73%) Skype
12 7 (13.73%) VMware
13 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
13 6 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (11.76%) SLA
13 6 (11.76%) McAfee
13 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
13 6 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (11.76%) SolarWinds
13 6 (11.76%) Skype for Business
13 6 (11.76%) IronPort
14 5 (9.80%) CMDB
14 5 (9.80%) COBIT

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 6 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Office 365
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.96%) PaaS
5 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) DNS
2 8 (15.69%) DHCP
3 7 (13.73%) Skype
4 3 (5.88%) LAN
4 3 (5.88%) VPN
5 2 (3.92%) Firewall
5 2 (3.92%) MPLS
5 2 (3.92%) VLAN
5 2 (3.92%) VoIP
5 2 (3.92%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.96%) HSRP
6 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.96%) LLU
6 1 (1.96%) MRTG
6 1 (1.96%) NAS
6 1 (1.96%) Network Security
6 1 (1.96%) OSPF
6 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (13.73%) Applications Packager
1 7 (13.73%) SCCM Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 5 (9.80%) Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Desktop Support
3 5 (9.80%) Technical Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Technical Support
4 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Support Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Technical Support Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.88%) IT Support
5 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.80%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.80%) CMDB
2 5 (9.80%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Life Science
3 2 (3.92%) NHS
3 2 (3.92%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.96%) CCTV
4 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 21 (41.18%) Windows 10
3 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
4 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.80%) Linux
5 5 (9.80%) SUSE
6 4 (7.84%) Android
6 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) ITIL
2 13 (25.49%) Service Management
3 7 (13.73%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.80%) Business Continuity
5 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.80%) Email Filtering
5 5 (9.80%) Identity Management
5 5 (9.80%) Migration
5 5 (9.80%) Project Management
5 5 (9.80%) Task Automation
5 5 (9.80%) TOGAF
5 5 (9.80%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (7.84%) Time Management
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.96%) Perl
3 1 (1.96%) PHP
3 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
1 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) CCNP
3 2 (3.92%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.92%) MCP
3 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) CCDP
4 1 (1.96%) CCIE
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.96%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.96%) MCDST
4 1 (1.96%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) MCTS
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 5 (9.80%) COBIT
3 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.88%) XenApp
5 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) WSUS
2 8 (15.69%) SCOM
3 6 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (9.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (3.92%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.96%) Cacti
6 1 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.96%) Nagios
6 1 (1.96%) OpenNMS
6 1 (1.96%) Puppet
6 1 (1.96%) RANCID
6 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) Citrix
3 9 (17.65%) Cisco
4 7 (13.73%) VMware
5 6 (11.76%) IronPort
5 6 (11.76%) McAfee
5 6 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 5 (9.80%) Clearswift
6 5 (9.80%) Lumension
6 5 (9.80%) Micro Focus
6 5 (9.80%) MobileIron
6 5 (9.80%) NetApp
7 2 (3.92%) Apple
7 2 (3.92%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) Sophos
8 1 (1.96%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.96%) Juniper
8 1 (1.96%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle
8 1 (1.96%) Wyse