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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 60 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 -30  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 6 18 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.91% 1.78% 5.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.14% 12.68% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 30
Median daily rate £314 £425 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.17% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £134 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £320
% change year-on-year -4.00% -2.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Median hourly rate £54.08 £55.60 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% -0.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £17.48 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.14% +16.50%  

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 Reading with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 84 142 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.79% 14.05% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 95 67
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Median hourly rate £52.50 £59.33 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.50% +6.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Reading over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Reading

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (63.64%) SCOM
4 7 (63.64%) DNS
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) DHCP
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
6 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
7 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (36.36%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (18.18%) Office 365
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

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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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DHCP
1 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (9.09%) Skype
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (36.36%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
4 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos