Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 97 143
Rank change year-on-year -29 +46 -52
Contract jobs citing SCCM 82 114 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.45% 1.99% 1.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.55% 22.14% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 68 44
South West median daily rate £270 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.92% +8.33% -12.73%
10th Percentile £163 £192 £163
90th Percentile £450 £519 £575
England median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
South West median hourly rate £20.56 £28.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.56% +60.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £17.46 £20.10 £15.50
90th Percentile £24.10 £28.00 £23.00
England median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -17.14% +12.90% -8.82%

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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 442 515 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.81% 9.01% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 346 267
South West median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £205
90th Percentile £550 £575 £539
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 22
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £34.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.88% +56.32% -5.95%
10th Percentile £17.46 £25.04 £17.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £82.38 £49.34
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.56% +1.88% +2.56%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in the South West

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in the South West

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in the South West

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in the South West

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Bristol -28 28 £255 -17.07% 5
Gloucestershire +18 14 £198 -41.48%
Dorset +10 11 £425 - 4
Somerset -7 10 £300 +14.29%
Devon 0 8 £213 +3.66% 2
Wiltshire -17 8 £320 -1.54% 1
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 69 (84.15%) Windows
2 50 (60.98%) Active Directory
3 44 (53.66%) Windows 10
4 39 (47.56%) Office 365
5 37 (45.12%) Microsoft
6 32 (39.02%) Windows 7
7 23 (28.05%) AirWatch
8 21 (25.61%) Windows Server
8 21 (25.61%) Migration
8 21 (25.61%) VMware
9 20 (24.39%) MS Exchange
9 20 (24.39%) Windows 8
10 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (20.73%) SCOM
11 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (19.51%) Skype for Business
13 13 (15.85%) Skype
14 11 (13.41%) Service Delivery
14 11 (13.41%) Symantec
14 11 (13.41%) Cisco
15 10 (12.20%) Citrix
15 10 (12.20%) ITIL
15 10 (12.20%) MobileIron
15 10 (12.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
16 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
17 8 (9.76%) iPhone
17 8 (9.76%) PowerShell

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 20 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 17 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (19.51%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.22%) GroupWise
5 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 39 (47.56%) Office 365
2 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) Skype
2 5 (6.10%) DNS
2 5 (6.10%) Firewall
2 5 (6.10%) LAN
2 5 (6.10%) WAN
3 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.66%) DHCP
4 3 (3.66%) SAN
5 2 (2.44%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.44%) VLAN
5 2 (2.44%) VPN
6 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.22%) Extranet
6 1 (1.22%) Internet
6 1 (1.22%) Intranet
6 1 (1.22%) LDAP
6 1 (1.22%) NAS
6 1 (1.22%) SMS
6 1 (1.22%) SSH
6 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.22%) MSI
General
1 5 (6.10%) Finance
1 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (19.51%) Analyst
3 15 (18.29%) Support Engineer
4 14 (17.07%) Desktop Support
5 10 (12.20%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (10.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Active Directory Support
6 9 (10.98%) Infrastructure Support
7 8 (9.76%) Active Directory Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) SCCM Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Active Directory Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Consultant
10 5 (6.10%) Technical Support
11 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (1.22%) .NET
2 1 (1.22%) REST
2 1 (1.22%) SOAP
2 1 (1.22%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) iPhone
3 7 (8.54%) iPad
4 6 (7.32%) FMCG
5 3 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.44%) Replication
7 1 (1.22%) Clustering
7 1 (1.22%) CMDB
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 69 (84.15%) Windows
2 44 (53.66%) Windows 10
3 32 (39.02%) Windows 7
4 21 (25.61%) Windows Server
5 20 (24.39%) Windows 8
6 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.22%) Android
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) Migration
2 11 (13.41%) Service Delivery
3 10 (12.20%) ITIL
4 3 (3.66%) ITIL V3
4 3 (3.66%) Patch Management
4 3 (3.66%) Server Patching
5 2 (2.44%) Application Packaging
5 2 (2.44%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.44%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.44%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.22%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.22%) ERP
6 1 (1.22%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.22%) ITSM
6 1 (1.22%) Matrix Management
6 1 (1.22%) Project Management
6 1 (1.22%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.22%) Service Management
6 1 (1.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.54%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) MCSA
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.66%) XenApp
5 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.22%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (28.05%) AirWatch
2 17 (20.73%) SCOM
3 10 (12.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (3.66%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.44%) WSUS
6 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.22%) SCSM
6 1 (1.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (45.12%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.61%) VMware
3 11 (13.41%) Cisco
3 11 (13.41%) Symantec
4 10 (12.20%) Citrix
4 10 (12.20%) MobileIron
5 5 (6.10%) Forcepoint
5 5 (6.10%) McAfee
6 4 (4.88%) AlienVault
6 4 (4.88%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.66%) NetApp
7 3 (3.66%) Qualys
7 3 (3.66%) SAP
8 2 (2.44%) CommVault
8 2 (2.44%) Juniper
9 1 (1.22%) Dell
9 1 (1.22%) HP
9 1 (1.22%) Lotus
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle
9 1 (1.22%) Veritas