Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 September 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)
England > North East
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 54 64
Rank change year-on-year -24 +10 +38
Contract jobs citing SCCM 28 41 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.32% 3.41% 4.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.07% 20.30% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 90
North East median daily rate £315 £308 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +9.82% +43.59%
10th Percentile £187 £185 £205
90th Percentile £449 £444 £354
England median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 12
North East median hourly rate £15.50 £46.66 £28.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.78% +64.44% +129.66%
10th Percentile £15.20 £40.50 £13.10
90th Percentile £20.85 £50.00 £36.45
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.89
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.13% +6.30%

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 the North East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 253 202 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.94% 16.78% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 150 446
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £224
90th Percentile £550 £488 £450
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 43
North East median hourly rate £15.50 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.25% +42.86% +9.80%
10th Percentile £11.50 £24.25 £20.18
90th Percentile £31.00 £50.00 £36.50
England median hourly rate £18.60 £17.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year +6.29% -21.35% +10.23%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in the North East

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in the North East

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in the North East over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in the North East

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in the North East

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Tyne and Wear -17 22 £228 -30.00% 3
Durham -11 5 £425 +304.76%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 North East region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 18 (64.29%) Windows
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
4 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 10 (35.71%) XenApp
4 10 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (35.71%) VMware
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (28.57%) Office 365
7 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (25.00%) Citrix
7 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (25.00%) DHCP
7 7 (25.00%) DNS
8 6 (21.43%) 3G
8 6 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (21.43%) Thin Client
8 6 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (21.43%) Fat Client
8 6 (21.43%) Ivanti
8 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
8 6 (21.43%) Software Delivery
8 6 (21.43%) ThinPrint
9 5 (17.86%) EMC
9 5 (17.86%) SharePoint

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
3 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365
2 4 (14.29%) OneDrive
3 2 (7.14%) IaaS
3 2 (7.14%) PaaS
3 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DHCP
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) 3G
2 6 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (14.29%) Skype
4 3 (10.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) GitLab
2 3 (10.71%) Artifactory
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Server Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Server Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Server Support
5 3 (10.71%) Server Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Fat Client
1 6 (21.43%) Thin Client
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Smartphone
3 3 (10.71%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
3 10 (35.71%) Windows 10
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
7 4 (14.29%) Linux
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (10.71%) Android
8 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
8 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
8 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Software Delivery
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Service Management
3 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITSM
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.71%) Security Hardening
3 3 (10.71%) Statistics
4 2 (7.14%) Decision-Making
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 2 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (35.71%) XenApp
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.71%) BitLocker
5 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (14.29%) SCOM
2 4 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (14.29%) vCenter Server
2 4 (14.29%) vMotion
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Citrix
4 6 (21.43%) Ivanti
4 6 (21.43%) ThinPrint
5 5 (17.86%) EMC
6 4 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 4 (14.29%) BMC
6 4 (14.29%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle
7 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.71%) Google
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint