Period
to 14 December 2017

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 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
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 75 106
Rank change year-on-year +5 +31 -19
Contract jobs citing SCCM 33 91 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.67% 3.51% 0.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.57% 20.97% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 61 8
North East median daily rate £278 £290 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.31% +23.40% +4.44%
10th Percentile £124 £188 £189
90th Percentile £411 £434 £285
England median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
North East median hourly rate £46.66 £28.50 £12.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.72% +130.68% +11.46%
10th Percentile £40.50 £22.58 £10.34
90th Percentile £50.00 £30.78 £15.95
England median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year -13.04% +13.11% -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 212 434 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.17% 16.75% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 295 114
North East median daily rate £350 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -1.54% -1.81%
10th Percentile £263 £210 £231
90th Percentile £588 £460 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 23
North East median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.80% -15.00%
10th Percentile £8.87 £25.45 £14.21
90th Percentile £49.33 £43.18 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

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 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 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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 +20 30 £290 -6.45% 1
Durham -10 1 £105 -65.71%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 21 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
5 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 15 (45.45%) DHCP
5 15 (45.45%) DNS
5 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
5 15 (45.45%) VMware
6 14 (42.42%) AppSense
6 14 (42.42%) Citrix
6 14 (42.42%) Migration
6 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
7 13 (39.39%) XenApp
8 12 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (36.36%) Skype for Business
9 11 (33.33%) XenDesktop
10 10 (30.30%) XenServer
10 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
11 9 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 9 (27.27%) SMS
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (24.24%) Software Delivery
13 7 (21.21%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
14 6 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (18.18%) Degree
14 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
14 6 (18.18%) 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 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (36.36%) Skype for Business
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) DHCP
1 15 (45.45%) DNS
2 9 (27.27%) SMS
3 2 (6.06%) Skype
4 1 (3.03%) 3G
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 9 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Migration Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) SCCM Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.06%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Migration
2 9 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 8 (24.24%) Software Delivery
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.06%) Server Building
5 2 (6.06%) Web Filtering
6 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) ITSM
6 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.03%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.03%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (18.18%) Degree
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (9.09%) MCSA
6 3 (9.09%) MCSE
7 1 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) XenApp
3 12 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
5 10 (30.30%) XenServer
6 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) VMware
3 14 (42.42%) AppSense
3 14 (42.42%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) EMC
4 2 (6.06%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) ThinPrint