Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 May 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 51 51
Rank change year-on-year +15 0 -23
Contract jobs citing SCCM 12 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.56% 1.83% 1.07%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.91% 16.67% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 5
Merseyside median daily rate £203 £255 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.59% -32.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £120 £113 £363
90th Percentile £400 £339 £445
North West median daily rate £335 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +11.67% -25.00% +52.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.75 - -
North West median hourly rate £15.50 £13.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.73% -31.25% +33.33%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 67 72 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.32% 10.98% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 52 27
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +28.33%
10th Percentile £201 £219 £260
90th Percentile £590 £488 £496
North West median daily rate £450 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +12.36% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.13 - -
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -4.76% +44.83%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Merseyside

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCCM in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Merseyside

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Merseyside over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Merseyside

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Merseyside

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Liverpool +16 11 £180 -29.41% 1
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
4 5 (41.67%) SCOM
4 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) Facilities Management
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (25.00%) Replication
6 3 (25.00%) Back Office
6 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) SCVMM
6 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (25.00%) SCOrch
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (25.00%) Confluence
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (16.67%) Security Hardening
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Power BI
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DMZ
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (16.67%) Power BI
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) IT Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Rollout Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) DBA
3 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Facilities Management
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Security Hardening
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCOM
2 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (25.00%) SCOrch
2 3 (25.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) EdgeSight
4 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
4 1 (8.33%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (8.33%) Snow
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas