The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 24 June 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 39 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.10% 1.04% -
As % of the Systems Management category 12.50% 9.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £270 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.92% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £321 £310
% change year-on-year -6.61% +3.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year -30.95% +15.06%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 32 41 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 8.84% 10.68% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 16
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £316 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Northamptonshire

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Northamptonshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Northampton +4 2 £290 -17.14%
SCCM
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Clustering
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
5 3 (21.43%) High Availability
5 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) Office 365
6 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
6 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) Skype
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) SQL

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Skype
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) ADSL
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
5 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 1 (7.14%) Mac Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Specialist
7 1 (7.14%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (21.43%) High Availability
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec