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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England / South West
Rank 96 76 102
Rank change year-on-year -20 +26  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 40 64 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.54% 2.21% 1.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.10% 27.00% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 25
Median daily rate £313 £313 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £153 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £318
% change year-on-year -4.00% -1.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £21.30 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.00% +20.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.26 £15.00 £22.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.71% +12.90%  

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 the South West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 181 237 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 6.97% 8.17% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 159 133
Median daily rate £425 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 13
Median hourly rate £21.30 £17.00 £20.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.29% -15.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £10.45 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.26 £19.35 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in the South West

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Bristol -3 22 £275 -12.00% 6
Wiltshire +3 10 £355 -18.85%
Somerset +2 4 £388 -13.83%
Devon -8 3 - -
Dorset +4 1 - - 2
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 66 (81.48%) Windows
2 41 (50.62%) Active Directory
3 35 (43.21%) Microsoft
4 34 (41.98%) Windows 7
5 28 (34.57%) Citrix
6 23 (28.40%) MS Office
7 22 (27.16%) VMware
7 22 (27.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (25.93%) AppSense
8 21 (25.93%) Office 365
9 19 (23.46%) XenApp
10 18 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 18 (22.22%) Windows Server
10 18 (22.22%) DNS
11 17 (20.99%) Thin Client
11 17 (20.99%) Fat Client
12 16 (19.75%) Incident Management
12 16 (19.75%) Finance
12 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (18.52%) Windows 10
14 14 (17.28%) XenDesktop
14 14 (17.28%) VMware ESX
15 13 (16.05%) Wyse
16 12 (14.81%) Skype for Business
17 11 (13.58%) BitLocker
17 11 (13.58%) VPN
17 11 (13.58%) DHCP
17 11 (13.58%) Application Packaging
18 10 (12.35%) Cisco
18 10 (12.35%) Dell

SCCM
Top Related 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 12 (14.81%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (28.40%) MS Office
2 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.93%) Office 365
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.47%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) DNS
2 11 (13.58%) DHCP
2 11 (13.58%) VPN
3 6 (7.41%) Firewall
3 6 (7.41%) LAN
4 5 (6.17%) WAN
5 3 (3.70%) SAN
5 3 (3.70%) Skype
6 2 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.23%) DCCP
7 1 (1.23%) Internet
7 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.23%) SNMP
7 1 (1.23%) VoIP
7 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Ingres
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MSI
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Electronics
2 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.23%) Marketing
2 1 (1.23%) Retail
2 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) Analyst
2 13 (16.05%) Consultant
3 11 (13.58%) Citrix Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) SCCM Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) SCCM Specialist
6 6 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) AWS Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Active Directory Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Cloud Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) SCCM Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) Web Services
2 2 (2.47%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Fat Client
1 17 (20.99%) Thin Client
2 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.88%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (6.17%) PKI
5 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.70%) Clustering
6 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.47%) Digital Signage
7 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) CESG
8 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (81.48%) Windows
2 34 (41.98%) Windows 7
3 18 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 15 (18.52%) Windows 10
5 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.17%) Linux
7 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.70%) Unix
9 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.23%) Android
10 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) Incident Management
2 11 (13.58%) Application Packaging
3 6 (7.41%) Application Virtualisation
4 5 (6.17%) ITIL
4 5 (6.17%) Migration
4 5 (6.17%) Performance Management
5 3 (3.70%) Data Encryption
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Optimisation
6 2 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.47%) Server Patching
6 2 (2.47%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.23%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.23%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.23%) Information Security
7 1 (1.23%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.23%) Service Management
7 1 (1.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.88%) SQL
3 4 (4.94%) VBScript
4 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) CCNA
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.47%) Degree
5 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (50.62%) Active Directory
2 22 (27.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 19 (23.46%) XenApp
4 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (17.28%) VMware ESX
5 14 (17.28%) XenDesktop
6 11 (13.58%) BitLocker
7 8 (9.88%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (6.17%) ISA Server
8 5 (6.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (8.64%) SCOrch
3 6 (7.41%) SCOM
4 3 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (3.70%) Sysprep
5 2 (2.47%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.23%) Nagios
6 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (43.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (34.57%) Citrix
3 22 (27.16%) VMware
4 21 (25.93%) AppSense
5 13 (16.05%) Wyse
6 10 (12.35%) Cisco
6 10 (12.35%) Dell
7 8 (9.88%) Symantec
8 6 (7.41%) CA
9 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.94%) IBM
9 4 (4.94%) Xerox
10 3 (3.70%) HP
10 3 (3.70%) Sophos
11 2 (2.47%) Polycom
11 2 (2.47%) Proofpoint
11 2 (2.47%) SAP
12 1 (1.23%) EqualLogic
12 1 (1.23%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
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