Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 72 77
Rank change year-on-year +15 +5 +30
Contract jobs citing SCCM 49 33 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.71% 2.67% 3.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.77% 15.49% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 61
North East median daily rate £400 £278 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.14% -4.31% +23.40%
10th Percentile £186 £124 £188
90th Percentile £473 £411 £434
England median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
North East median hourly rate £15.13 £46.66 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.58% +63.72% +130.68%
10th Percentile £12.46 £40.50 £22.58
90th Percentile £20.50 £50.00 £30.78
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% -13.04% +13.11%

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 261 213 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.76% 17.25% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 169 310
North East median daily rate £450 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +9.38% -1.54%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £215
90th Percentile £564 £588 £460
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 30
North East median hourly rate £15.13 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.73% +14.29% +9.80%
10th Percentile £12.60 £8.87 £25.45
90th Percentile £26.08 £49.33 £43.18
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +3.65%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +8 42 £400 +37.93% 8
Durham -7 5 £425 +304.76%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 23 (46.94%) Windows
1 23 (46.94%) Security Cleared
2 22 (44.90%) Active Directory
3 19 (38.78%) VMware
4 18 (36.73%) MS Exchange
4 18 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (36.73%) Office 365
5 17 (34.69%) SharePoint
5 17 (34.69%) EMC
6 16 (32.65%) Skype for Business
6 16 (32.65%) XenApp
6 16 (32.65%) Skype
6 16 (32.65%) OneDrive
6 16 (32.65%) vCenter Server
7 15 (30.61%) XenDesktop
7 15 (30.61%) SCOM
7 15 (30.61%) 3PAR
7 15 (30.61%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (30.61%) BMC
7 15 (30.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 15 (30.61%) Oracle
8 14 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (28.57%) Shell Script
8 14 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 14 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
8 14 (28.57%) Security Hardening
9 13 (26.53%) Linux
10 12 (24.49%) Microsoft

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 18 (36.73%) MS Exchange
2 17 (34.69%) SharePoint
3 16 (32.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.73%) Office 365
2 16 (32.65%) OneDrive
3 2 (4.08%) IaaS
3 2 (4.08%) PaaS
3 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) Skype
2 4 (8.16%) DHCP
2 4 (8.16%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) VPN
3 2 (4.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) 3G
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) GitLab
2 10 (20.41%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Consultant
2 10 (20.41%) Administrator
3 9 (18.37%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (18.37%) Support Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (12.24%) Server Administrator
6 5 (10.20%) Deployment Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (8.16%) Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Applications Packager
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Support Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Server Support
8 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.12%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.24%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Linux
3 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
4 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (12.24%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
1 14 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
1 14 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
1 14 (28.57%) Security Hardening
2 11 (22.45%) ITIL
3 8 (16.33%) Service Management
4 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
4 6 (12.24%) Statistics
5 5 (10.20%) Migration
6 3 (6.12%) Application Packaging
6 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.12%) Server Building
6 3 (6.12%) Web Filtering
7 2 (4.08%) Decision-Making
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps
7 2 (4.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.08%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) MCP
5 1 (2.04%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (44.90%) Active Directory
2 18 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (32.65%) XenApp
4 15 (30.61%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (30.61%) XenDesktop
5 11 (22.45%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (8.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (8.16%) vSphere
7 3 (6.12%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.04%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) vCenter Server
2 15 (30.61%) SCOM
2 15 (30.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (22.45%) vMotion
4 10 (20.41%) Puppet
5 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (6.12%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) VMware
2 17 (34.69%) EMC
3 15 (30.61%) 3PAR
3 15 (30.61%) BMC
3 15 (30.61%) Oracle
4 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
5 11 (22.45%) HP
6 10 (20.41%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.16%) Citrix
8 3 (6.12%) Forcepoint
8 3 (6.12%) Ivanti
9 2 (4.08%) Wyse
10 1 (2.04%) ThinPrint