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 3 months to 25 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 41 33
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 8 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.42% 0.92% 1.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.59% 9.09% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £275 £450 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +127.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £450 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £450 £253
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £321 £310
% change year-on-year -6.61% +3.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -30.95% +13.51%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 29 33 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 8.79% 10.09% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 17
Median daily rate £400 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 5 £275 -
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Application Virtualisation
4 5 (31.25%) Patch Management
4 5 (31.25%) Office 365
4 5 (31.25%) XenApp
5 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) DHCP
6 3 (18.75%) VBScript
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) AdminStudio
6 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (18.75%) Wyse
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Altiris
6 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) Software Distribution
6 3 (18.75%) Task Automation

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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
1 3 (18.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory Support
1 3 (18.75%) Applications Packager
1 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Support
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared Application Packager
2 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Android
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Application Virtualisation
2 5 (31.25%) Patch Management
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
4 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (18.75%) Software Distribution
4 3 (18.75%) Task Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 2 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) XenApp
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (12.50%) vCenter Server
2 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Altiris
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Wyse
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Meraki
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp