The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 29 March 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 61 52
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 26 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.49% 1.06% 1.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.85% 13.79% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 6
Median daily rate £350 £258 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.92% -25.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £232 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £284 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £319 £320
% change year-on-year -5.88% -0.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.70 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 109 58 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 14.65% 7.69% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 27 49
Median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £296 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.85 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Milton Keynes

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Milton Keynes

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 42 (87.50%) Windows
2 38 (79.17%) Security Cleared
3 31 (64.58%) SC Cleared
4 28 (58.33%) ITIL
5 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
6 18 (37.50%) Windows Vista
7 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
7 17 (35.42%) MSI
8 16 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 15 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (27.08%) Windows 10
10 13 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (27.08%) Application Packaging
11 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
12 11 (22.92%) Migration
12 11 (22.92%) Linux
13 10 (20.83%) Oracle
13 10 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
14 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (18.75%) Release Management
14 9 (18.75%) VMware
14 9 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (16.67%) Finance
15 8 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
15 8 (16.67%) CentOS
15 8 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.17%) VPN
2 2 (4.17%) Wireless
3 1 (2.08%) ATM
3 1 (2.08%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) IPsec
3 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) SMS
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) MSI
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Architect
3 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (10.42%) Applications Packager
3 5 (10.42%) Automation Specialist
3 5 (10.42%) UAT Manager
3 5 (10.42%) UAT Test Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Applications Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Data Centre Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) E-Business Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Wintel Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Deployment Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Manager
6 2 (4.17%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) CMDB
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 42 (87.50%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Windows Vista
3 16 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (27.08%) Windows 10
5 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (22.92%) Linux
7 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
8 8 (16.67%) CentOS
8 8 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (12.50%) Windows 8
10 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (4.17%) Android
11 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
11 2 (4.17%) Solaris
11 2 (4.17%) Unix
12 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
12 1 (2.08%) Windows NT
12 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
12 1 (2.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) ITIL
2 13 (27.08%) Application Packaging
2 13 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (22.92%) Migration
4 9 (18.75%) Release Management
5 8 (16.67%) ITIL V2
6 7 (14.58%) Capacity Management
6 7 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
6 7 (14.58%) Server Building
7 6 (12.50%) Software Deployment
8 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.33%) Patch Management
9 4 (8.33%) Security Patching
9 4 (8.33%) Service Management
10 3 (6.25%) Change Management
10 3 (6.25%) Time Management
11 2 (4.17%) ITIL V3
11 2 (4.17%) Process Architecture
11 2 (4.17%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) VB
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) VBScript
3 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (79.17%) Security Cleared
2 31 (64.58%) SC Cleared
3 16 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 9 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (10.42%) ISEB
6 1 (2.08%) CCA
6 1 (2.08%) CCAA
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
4 10 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (16.67%) Docker
6 8 (16.67%) vCloud
7 5 (10.42%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.17%) BitLocker
9 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.08%) XenApp
9 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Puppet
1 8 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 8 (16.67%) vRealize
2 5 (10.42%) WSUS
3 4 (8.33%) BladeLogic
3 4 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (6.25%) SCOM
5 1 (2.08%) AppDNA
5 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.08%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle
3 9 (18.75%) VMware
4 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.33%) HP
5 4 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 4 (8.33%) Remedy
6 3 (6.25%) Lumension
7 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.08%) BMC
7 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix
7 1 (2.08%) Clearswift
7 1 (2.08%) F5
7 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.08%) Juniper