Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 2019 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
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 119 120
Rank change year-on-year +42 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing SCCM 72 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.50% 1.20% 0.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.86% 10.03% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 21 11
Manchester median daily rate £325 £350 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +75.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £139 £113 £113
90th Percentile £403 £450 £563
North West median daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
Manchester median hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +58.97% -18.75%
10th Percentile £13.81 £12.55 £9.63
90th Percentile £20.88 £31.14 £12.98
North West median hourly rate £16.75 £13.75 £13.75
% change year-on-year +21.82% - -31.25%

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 427 359 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.83% 11.98% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 248 186
Manchester median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £291 £350 £184
90th Percentile £625 £600 £563
North West median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 4
Manchester median hourly rate £16.00 £14.46 £11.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.65% +24.39% -3.13%
10th Percentile £13.81 £12.61 £9.63
90th Percentile £35.00 £57.88 £28.63
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.81% -26.35% -32.38%

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 20 April 2019.

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
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 20 April 2019. 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
Rochdale - 4 £224 -
Bury - 2 £270 -
Salford +3 1 £155 -65.56% 1
Sale - 1 £288 -
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 62 (86.11%) Windows
2 43 (59.72%) Windows 10
3 32 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 31 (43.06%) Application Packaging
5 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 24 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (31.94%) Citrix
7 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 18 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (22.22%) Windows XP
9 16 (22.22%) Office 365
10 15 (20.83%) VBScript
10 15 (20.83%) VMware
11 14 (19.44%) VB
11 14 (19.44%) SLA
11 14 (19.44%) MSI
12 13 (18.06%) AdminStudio
12 13 (18.06%) Ivanti
12 13 (18.06%) XenApp
12 13 (18.06%) Windows 8
13 11 (15.28%) Wise Package Studio
13 11 (15.28%) Xerox
13 11 (15.28%) Application Virtualisation
13 11 (15.28%) Virtual Desktop
13 11 (15.28%) Personalization
13 11 (15.28%) Visualisation
13 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (15.28%) QA
13 11 (15.28%) Migration
13 11 (15.28%) Software Testing

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 8 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.22%) Office 365
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.39%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.39%) Route 53
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Skype
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.78%) LAN
3 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.78%) WAN
4 1 (1.39%) HTTP
4 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.39%) VPN
4 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) MSI
2 13 (18.06%) AdminStudio
3 11 (15.28%) Wise Package Studio
4 4 (5.56%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.39%) GitLab
5 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (15.28%) Billing
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Law
4 2 (2.78%) Advertising
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Applications Packager
2 12 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) SCCM Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Rollout Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) IT Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) OCX
2 1 (1.39%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.78%) Life Science
3 1 (1.39%) BYOD
3 1 (1.39%) CMDB
3 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.39%) Replication
3 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 62 (86.11%) Windows
2 43 (59.72%) Windows 10
3 32 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 16 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 13 (18.06%) Windows 8
6 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
7 6 (8.33%) Android
8 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.39%) CentOS
10 1 (1.39%) Linux
10 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) Application Packaging
2 24 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (15.28%) Application Virtualisation
3 11 (15.28%) Migration
3 11 (15.28%) Personalization
3 11 (15.28%) Software Testing
3 11 (15.28%) Visualisation
3 11 (15.28%) Workflow
4 7 (9.72%) ITIL
5 4 (5.56%) Break/Fix
5 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 4 (5.56%) Change Management
5 4 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 4 (5.56%) Smoke Testing
6 3 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.17%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.83%) VBScript
2 14 (19.44%) VB
3 11 (15.28%) C#
4 9 (12.50%) SQL
5 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) DBS Check
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) MCP
4 1 (1.39%) MCSA
4 1 (1.39%) MCSE
4 1 (1.39%) MCTS
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.44%) SLA
2 11 (15.28%) QA
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 18 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (18.06%) XenApp
4 11 (15.28%) Virtual Desktop
4 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.94%) BitLocker
6 4 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.78%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.78%) PaperCut
2 2 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.39%) Grafana
3 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.39%) Packer
3 1 (1.39%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.94%) Citrix
3 15 (20.83%) VMware
4 13 (18.06%) Ivanti
5 11 (15.28%) Xerox
6 7 (9.72%) Sophos
7 4 (5.56%) Cisco
8 3 (4.17%) Google
8 3 (4.17%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.39%) Adobe
9 1 (1.39%) Altiris
9 1 (1.39%) Apple
9 1 (1.39%) Avaya
9 1 (1.39%) HP
9 1 (1.39%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (1.39%) Remedy
9 1 (1.39%) Snow
9 1 (1.39%) Veeam