Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 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)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 131 99
Rank change year-on-year +16 -32 +16
Contract jobs citing SCCM 344 305 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.04% 1.83% 2.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.20% 16.08% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 212 244
South East median daily rate £363 £324 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.97% -4.43% -3.21%
10th Percentile £143 £160 £156
90th Percentile £500 £500 £488
England median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 36
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +5.71% +12.90%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.30 £11.81
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.70 £55.55
England median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -19.44% +16.13% -10.14%

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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2000 1897 1950
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.88% 11.41% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1124 1060
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £580 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 56 75
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £25.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.89% +29.38% +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.25 £11.98
90th Percentile £46.45 £55.00 £46.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +0.45%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in the South East

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in the South East

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in the South East

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in the South East

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SCCM in the South East

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Thames Valley +27 186 £375 -5.36% 16
Berkshire +38 91 £350 -12.50% 7
Hampshire -11 68 £363 +6.62% 3
Surrey -17 57 £275 -1.79% 7
Buckinghamshire -6 49 £300 -27.27% 4
Oxfordshire +13 47 £388 -0.64% 5
West Sussex 0 17 £358 +10.00%
Kent -13 7 £200 -38.46%
East Sussex +4 3 £400 +166.67%
Middlesex +4 1 - -
Sussex -3 1 £115 -54.00%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
SCCM
England

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 South East region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 283 (82.27%) Windows
2 209 (60.76%) Active Directory
3 149 (43.31%) Microsoft
4 121 (35.17%) Office 365
5 110 (31.98%) Windows 10
6 94 (27.33%) SCOM
7 92 (26.74%) Windows 7
8 85 (24.71%) VMware
9 82 (23.84%) Windows Server
10 77 (22.38%) ITIL
11 76 (22.09%) PowerShell
12 67 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 65 (18.90%) Security Cleared
14 64 (18.60%) DNS
14 64 (18.60%) Citrix
15 63 (18.31%) DHCP
16 60 (17.44%) Microsoft App-V
17 58 (16.86%) SC Cleared
18 53 (15.41%) MS Exchange
19 47 (13.66%) Migration
19 47 (13.66%) Hyper-V
20 46 (13.37%) VMware Infrastructure
21 44 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
21 44 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
22 40 (11.63%) Cisco
23 39 (11.34%) LAN
23 39 (11.34%) Microsoft Office
24 38 (11.05%) HP
25 36 (10.47%) WAN
26 34 (9.88%) SQL

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 53 (15.41%) MS Exchange
2 25 (7.27%) Skype for Business
3 21 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (4.65%) SharePoint
5 15 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.33%) IIS
8 3 (0.87%) Apache
8 3 (0.87%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.58%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (11.34%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.74%) Eikon
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Primavera
3 1 (0.29%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 121 (35.17%) Office 365
2 25 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.33%) OneDrive
6 7 (2.03%) IaaS
7 4 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.58%) SaaS
8 2 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.58%) Yammer
9 1 (0.29%) G Suite
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) PaaS
9 1 (0.29%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 64 (18.60%) DNS
2 63 (18.31%) DHCP
3 39 (11.34%) LAN
4 36 (10.47%) WAN
5 33 (9.59%) TCP/IP
6 32 (9.30%) LDAP
7 31 (9.01%) Firewall
8 30 (8.72%) Kerberos
9 28 (8.14%) Skype
10 21 (6.10%) SAN
11 19 (5.52%) Remote Desktop
12 13 (3.78%) VPN
13 12 (3.49%) Cisco ISE
14 9 (2.62%) Internet
15 8 (2.33%) VLAN
15 8 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (1.45%) ADSL
16 5 (1.45%) Wireless
17 4 (1.16%) NAS
18 3 (0.87%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (1.16%) DB2
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.58%) Big Data
5 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.29%) MySQL
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.29%) Power BI
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.36%) MSI
2 9 (2.62%) AdminStudio
3 3 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.58%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.58%) WiX
5 1 (0.29%) Ant
5 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.29%) Hudson
5 1 (0.29%) JIRA
5 1 (0.29%) Maven
5 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.29%) Subversion
5 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.29%) XMLSpy
General
1 21 (6.10%) Finance
2 12 (3.49%) Publishing
3 9 (2.62%) Retail
4 7 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.16%) Banking
5 4 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.29%) Advertising
6 1 (0.29%) Electronics
6 1 (0.29%) Legal
6 1 (0.29%) Local Government
6 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (13.08%) Analyst
2 44 (12.79%) Support Engineer
3 38 (11.05%) Architect
4 35 (10.17%) Desktop Support
5 33 (9.59%) SCCM Engineer
5 33 (9.59%) Windows Engineer
6 22 (6.40%) Consultant
6 22 (6.40%) Support Analyst
7 21 (6.10%) Desktop Engineer
8 20 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (5.23%) IT Support
10 16 (4.65%) Applications Packager
11 15 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support
11 15 (4.36%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (4.07%) Server Engineer
13 13 (3.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 13 (3.78%) IT Analyst
14 12 (3.49%) Active Directory Support
14 12 (3.49%) IT Support Analyst
14 12 (3.49%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.20%) Web Services
2 1 (0.29%) .NET
2 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.29%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.29%) COM
2 1 (0.29%) Middleware
2 1 (0.29%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.52%) Replication
3 15 (4.36%) Clustering
4 10 (2.91%) Smartphone
5 7 (2.03%) PKI
5 7 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (1.74%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.74%) CMDB
6 6 (1.74%) Fat Client
6 6 (1.74%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.45%) User Experience
8 4 (1.16%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.16%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.16%) HP Storage
8 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.16%) NHS
9 3 (0.87%) CESG
9 3 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 283 (82.27%) Windows
2 110 (31.98%) Windows 10
3 92 (26.74%) Windows 7
4 82 (23.84%) Windows Server
5 67 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (7.56%) Linux
8 22 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (5.23%) Windows 8
10 14 (4.07%) Android
11 11 (3.20%) Apple iOS
12 8 (2.33%) SUSE
12 8 (2.33%) Windows XP
13 7 (2.03%) Solaris
14 6 (1.74%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.74%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.45%) Unix
16 4 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.87%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (22.38%) ITIL
2 47 (13.66%) Migration
3 31 (9.01%) Application Packaging
4 27 (7.85%) Change Management
5 17 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (4.94%) Network Management
5 17 (4.94%) Service Delivery
6 16 (4.65%) DevOps
7 14 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (4.07%) ITIL V3
7 14 (4.07%) Service Design
7 14 (4.07%) Software Deployment
7 14 (4.07%) Task Automation
8 13 (3.78%) Problem Management
8 13 (3.78%) Validation
9 12 (3.49%) Configuration Management
9 12 (3.49%) Disk Encryption
9 12 (3.49%) Mobile Device Management
10 11 (3.20%) Mentoring
10 11 (3.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (22.09%) PowerShell
2 34 (9.88%) SQL
3 13 (3.78%) VBScript
4 4 (1.16%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.87%) Java
5 3 (0.87%) Python
6 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (18.90%) Security Cleared
2 58 (16.86%) SC Cleared
3 44 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (9.30%) MCSE
5 21 (6.10%) MCP
6 17 (4.94%) DV Cleared
7 14 (4.07%) MCDST
8 10 (2.91%) Degree
8 10 (2.91%) MCSA
9 6 (1.74%) CCNA
9 6 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.74%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.74%) PMP
10 5 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.16%) MCITP
11 4 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.87%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.85%) SLA
2 17 (4.94%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.29%) GDPR
3 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 209 (60.76%) Active Directory
2 60 (17.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 47 (13.66%) Hyper-V
4 46 (13.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (6.98%) XenApp
6 17 (4.94%) BitLocker
7 13 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.91%) vSphere
9 9 (2.62%) VMware Workstation
9 9 (2.62%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.74%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.74%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.16%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.16%) Docker
12 3 (0.87%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.87%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.58%) vCloud
13 2 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 94 (27.33%) SCOM
2 28 (8.14%) McAfee ePO
3 18 (5.23%) SCSM
3 18 (5.23%) WSUS
4 15 (4.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 13 (3.78%) SCVMM
6 9 (2.62%) AirWatch
7 7 (2.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (1.45%) vCenter Server
10 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (1.16%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.87%) Ansible
11 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.87%) Puppet
11 3 (0.87%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 149 (43.31%) Microsoft
2 85 (24.71%) VMware
3 64 (18.60%) Citrix
4 40 (11.63%) Cisco
5 38 (11.05%) HP
6 29 (8.43%) McAfee
7 26 (7.56%) SolarWinds
8 14 (4.07%) Symantec
9 10 (2.91%) MobileIron
10 9 (2.62%) Altiris
10 9 (2.62%) Apple
10 9 (2.62%) AppSense
10 9 (2.62%) Oracle
10 9 (2.62%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.33%) Lumension
11 8 (2.33%) NetApp
12 6 (1.74%) Bloomberg
12 6 (1.74%) FactSet
12 6 (1.74%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.74%) Sun