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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 66 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 -30  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 22 35 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.58% 1.92% 4.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.30% 19.02% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 32
Median daily rate £145 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.58% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £278 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £310
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £9.75 £16.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +16.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -30.95% +16.66%  

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 135 184 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.71% 10.12% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 86 77
Median daily rate £450 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £9.75 £16.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +16.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (55.56%) Office 365
4 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
4 10 (37.04%) Windows 10
4 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
5 9 (33.33%) Citrix
6 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
6 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
6 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
7 7 (25.93%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (25.93%) Blackberry
7 7 (25.93%) ITIL
8 6 (22.22%) VMware
9 5 (18.52%) Apple
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (14.81%) DNS
10 4 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (14.81%) DHCP
11 3 (11.11%) HP AIS
11 3 (11.11%) vSphere
11 3 (11.11%) ACSP
11 3 (11.11%) DBS Check
11 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
11 3 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (11.11%) HP
11 3 (11.11%) MCSA
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification

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 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Domino
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 3 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) SCCM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows 10
2 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 3 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Break/Fix
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (3.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.70%) Network Management
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Software Licensing
5 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) ACSP
2 3 (11.11%) DBS Check
2 3 (11.11%) HP AIS
2 3 (11.11%) MCSA
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Citrix
3 6 (22.22%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) Apple
5 3 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Acronis
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) Dell KACE
6 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus