Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 75 110
Rank change year-on-year +10 +35 -18
Contract jobs citing SCCM 31 74 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.58% 3.14% 0.87%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.66% 19.73% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 47 7
North East median daily rate £270 £320 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +28.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £166 £188 £156
90th Percentile £314 £445 £287
England median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56% -7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
North East median hourly rate £46.66 £37.50 £12.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.43% +190.02% +16.64%
10th Percentile £40.50 £24.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £40.60 £16.01
England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.25% +15.00% -10.29%

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 198 375 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.46% 15.89% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 248 84
North East median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +4.62% -
10th Percentile £268 £223 £211
90th Percentile £638 £460 £576
England median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 20
North East median hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.72% +12.62% -14.17%
10th Percentile £9.30 £23.35 £14.94
90th Percentile £48.33 £55.25 £39.18
England median hourly rate £16.62 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% - -

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +29 27 £273 -14.84% 2
Durham -8 1 £250 -35.48% 1
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Active Directory
3 20 (64.52%) Security Cleared
4 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
5 17 (54.84%) VMware
6 16 (51.61%) Citrix
6 16 (51.61%) DHCP
6 16 (51.61%) DNS
7 15 (48.39%) XenApp
7 15 (48.39%) Ivanti
8 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
9 13 (41.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
10 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
10 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
11 11 (35.48%) XenDesktop
11 11 (35.48%) Migration
11 11 (35.48%) Skype for Business
11 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (32.26%) XenServer
13 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
13 9 (29.03%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 7 (22.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (22.58%) SMS
14 7 (22.58%) ITIL
14 7 (22.58%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (19.35%) Disclosure Scotland
15 6 (19.35%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (19.35%) SQL

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 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (35.48%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) DHCP
1 16 (51.61%) DNS
2 7 (22.58%) SMS
3 2 (6.45%) 3G
3 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) Skype
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 11 (35.48%) Desktop Support
2 8 (25.81%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Migration Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) SCCM Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.23%) Android
8 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Migration
2 9 (29.03%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
3 7 (22.58%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.45%) Server Building
4 2 (6.45%) Web Filtering
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITSM
5 1 (3.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.23%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) Security Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (19.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (19.35%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) MCSA
6 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (80.65%) Active Directory
2 15 (48.39%) XenApp
3 13 (41.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
5 11 (35.48%) XenDesktop
6 10 (32.26%) XenServer
7 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (6.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) VMware
3 16 (51.61%) Citrix
4 15 (48.39%) Ivanti
5 2 (6.45%) EMC
5 2 (6.45%) Forcepoint
5 2 (6.45%) ThinPrint
6 1 (3.23%) Altiris
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) Google