Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 48 47
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1 -26
Contract jobs citing SCCM 14 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.89% 1.19% 2.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.59% 10.94% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Merseyside median daily rate £263 £450 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +104.55% -14.56%
10th Percentile £114 £365 £189
90th Percentile £353 £500 £308
North West median daily rate £300 £335 £290
% change year-on-year -10.45% +15.52% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.75 - £12.00
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £14.52 £12.00
% change year-on-year -10.47% +21.00% -43.17%

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 68 64 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.02% 10.92% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 20
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +42.86%
10th Percentile £194 £313 £200
90th Percentile £488 £523 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £371
% change year-on-year +6.25% +7.74% +18.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.75 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.00% +108.33% -
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.62 £12.00
% change year-on-year -10.78% +63.46% -37.76%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +5 12 £263 -47.50% 2
SCCM
North West

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

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
5 6 (42.86%) Facilities Management
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) WSUS
7 4 (28.57%) SAN
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (21.43%) DHCP
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) VMware
8 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) XenApp
8 3 (21.43%) Veeam
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (21.43%) Application Virtualisation
8 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (21.43%) Office 365
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (14.29%) VLAN
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Server
9 2 (14.29%) VoIP

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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Packager
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) ICT Technician
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared Application Packager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior ICT Technician
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Facilities Management
2 3 (21.43%) Application Virtualisation
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
4 1 (7.14%) Software Distribution
4 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) WSUS
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Veeam
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Altiris
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Meraki
3 1 (7.14%) Wyse