Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 21 November 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 74 52
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22 +16
Contract jobs citing SCCM 23 23 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.80% 1.56% 3.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.00% 13.14% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 41
Reading median daily rate £400 £255 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.86% -43.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £147 £135 £163
90th Percentile £550 £470 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £400 £417
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.08% +15.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Reading median hourly rate - £43.28 £55.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.09% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £43.28 £37.03
% change year-on-year -66.50% +16.89% +174.26%

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 Reading with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 115 175 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.02% 11.89% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 77 115
Reading median daily rate £400 £438 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +4.92% +4.25%
10th Percentile £284 £255 £241
90th Percentile £549 £568 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 21
Reading median hourly rate £41.50 £43.28 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +16.69% +33.27%
10th Percentile £36.15 £25.25 £30.90
90th Percentile £62.45 £55.65 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £24.53 £37.09
% change year-on-year -51.08% -33.86% +76.62%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Reading

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Reading

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Reading

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) Office 365
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (26.09%) Windows 10
7 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
7 5 (21.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) BitLocker
8 4 (17.39%) VPN
8 4 (17.39%) Citrix
8 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (17.39%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
8 4 (17.39%) Android
8 4 (17.39%) WSUS
8 4 (17.39%) SCOM
8 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
9 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
9 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco
9 3 (13.04%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Office 365
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (21.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (8.70%) SaaS
5 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
1 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Skype
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (8.70%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
2 3 (13.04%) SCCM Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Packager
4 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) CESG
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 10
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 4 (17.39%) Android
4 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.35%) SUSE
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) Coaching
3 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.70%) Disk Encryption
3 2 (8.70%) High Availability
3 2 (8.70%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) SIEM
4 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.35%) Statistics
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) MCTS
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) BitLocker
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (17.39%) SCOM
2 4 (17.39%) WSUS
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
5 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (4.35%) SCDPM
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Samsung
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Lumension
4 2 (8.70%) McAfee
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Altiris
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) AppSense
5 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) CyberArk
5 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.35%) Meridio
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) Varonis