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 3 months to 30 April 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)
England / North East
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 44 53
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 15 54 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.27% 4.66% 1.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.31% 23.89% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 33 2
Median daily rate £290 £265 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.43% -21.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £218 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £299 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £310
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £13.25 £12.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.43% +8.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £12.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £13.85 £14.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.93 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -14.71% +6.06%  

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 the North East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 98 226 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 14.85% 19.50% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 137 29
Median daily rate £450 £283 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.03% -5.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £475 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £26.58 £13.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.51% +103.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £13.10 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £26.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 April 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
Tyne and Wear -15 12 £345 +30.18% 1
Durham -6 2 - -
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 North East region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 33 (82.50%) Windows
2 29 (72.50%) Active Directory
3 28 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
5 26 (65.00%) DNS
6 25 (62.50%) Windows 7
7 24 (60.00%) SC Cleared
8 23 (57.50%) Windows Server
9 22 (55.00%) DHCP
10 19 (47.50%) ITIL
10 19 (47.50%) VMware
11 16 (40.00%) Migration
11 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
11 16 (40.00%) SQL
11 16 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
12 14 (35.00%) HP SiteScope
12 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
13 13 (32.50%) XenApp
13 13 (32.50%) Microsoft App-V
14 12 (30.00%) Software Delivery
15 10 (25.00%) Citrix
16 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
17 8 (20.00%) AppSense
18 6 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
18 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 6 (15.00%) Fat Client
18 6 (15.00%) Thin Client
18 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 6 (15.00%) 3G

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 2 (5.00%) IIS
1 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (65.00%) DNS
2 22 (55.00%) DHCP
3 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.00%) 3G
4 6 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.00%) SMS
5 2 (5.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Support Engineer
2 16 (40.00%) Migration Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Desktop Support
4 6 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 5 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cloud Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) SCCM Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Packager
8 1 (2.50%) Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) SCCM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Fat Client
1 6 (15.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (82.50%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 23 (57.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (15.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) ITIL
2 16 (40.00%) Migration
2 16 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
3 12 (30.00%) Software Delivery
4 4 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (5.00%) Analytics
5 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.00%) High Availability
5 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.00%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.00%) Validation
5 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (72.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (32.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (32.50%) XenApp
4 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (7.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
3 10 (25.00%) Citrix
4 8 (20.00%) AppSense
5 3 (7.50%) ThinPrint
6 2 (5.00%) Autodesk
7 1 (2.50%) Apple
7 1 (2.50%) CommVault
7 1 (2.50%) Google
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