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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 66 94
Rank change year-on-year -34 +28  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 35 77 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.29% 2.61% 1.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.09% 26.74% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 49 24
Median daily rate £275 £375 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +25.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £198 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £578 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £321 £310
% change year-on-year -6.61% +3.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Median hourly rate £31.50 £13.39 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.33% -33.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -30.95% +13.51%  

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 232 288 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 8.55% 9.76% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 202 124
Median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 26
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.36 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.34% -23.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £12.20 £16.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £15.36 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

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 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 -17 13 £275 -24.13% 6
Gloucestershire +7 8 £223 -42.58% 3
Dorset +5 5 £413 +54.20% 1
Somerset -4 4 £200 -
Wiltshire -7 3 £200 -55.55%
Devon -12 1 £225 +14.64%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 59 (78.67%) Windows
2 51 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 32 (42.67%) Windows 7
5 28 (37.33%) Office 365
6 25 (33.33%) VMware
7 23 (30.67%) DNS
8 22 (29.33%) Windows 10
9 21 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (28.00%) Citrix
10 19 (25.33%) DHCP
11 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
12 16 (21.33%) PowerShell
13 15 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
14 14 (18.67%) Finance
14 14 (18.67%) SCOrch
14 14 (18.67%) Skype for Business
15 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (17.33%) Incident Management
16 12 (16.00%) Cisco
16 12 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
16 12 (16.00%) SCOM
16 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (14.67%) Video Conferencing
17 11 (14.67%) XenApp
17 11 (14.67%) VMware ESXi
17 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (14.67%) AirWatch
17 11 (14.67%) AppSense

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 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.67%) Skype for Business
3 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.67%) Apache
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.33%) GroupWise
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (37.33%) Office 365
2 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.67%) DNS
2 19 (25.33%) DHCP
3 10 (13.33%) VPN
4 7 (9.33%) Firewall
4 7 (9.33%) Skype
5 6 (8.00%) LAN
5 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.67%) WAN
7 4 (5.33%) VLAN
8 3 (4.00%) LDAP
9 2 (2.67%) NAS
9 2 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.67%) SAN
10 1 (1.33%) DCCP
10 1 (1.33%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.33%) SSH
10 1 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MSI
1 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.33%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.33%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Analyst
2 13 (17.33%) Citrix Analyst
2 13 (17.33%) Consultant
3 10 (13.33%) Active Directory Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) SCCM Consultant
5 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Active Directory Support
6 7 (9.33%) Desktop Support
6 7 (9.33%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
8 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) Web Services
2 2 (2.67%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.33%) REST
3 1 (1.33%) SOAP
3 1 (1.33%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.67%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (13.33%) Fat Client
3 10 (13.33%) Thin Client
4 6 (8.00%) Public Cloud
5 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.67%) PKI
6 3 (4.00%) FMCG
6 3 (4.00%) iPad
6 3 (4.00%) iPhone
7 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.67%) Digital Signage
7 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.33%) CESG
8 1 (1.33%) CMDB
8 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (78.67%) Windows
2 32 (42.67%) Windows 7
3 22 (29.33%) Windows 10
4 15 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (10.67%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.00%) Linux
10 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) Incident Management
2 10 (13.33%) Migration
3 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.33%) Application Packaging
4 4 (5.33%) Application Virtualisation
4 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.33%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.67%) Email Migration
6 2 (2.67%) ERP
6 2 (2.67%) ITIL
6 2 (2.67%) Kanban
6 2 (2.67%) Scrum
6 2 (2.67%) Time Management
7 1 (1.33%) Coaching
7 1 (1.33%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.67%) SQL
3 4 (5.33%) VBScript
4 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.67%) Perl
4 2 (2.67%) Python
4 2 (2.67%) Ruby
5 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) CCNA
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (14.67%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (14.67%) XenApp
5 10 (13.33%) XenDesktop
6 8 (10.67%) BitLocker
7 7 (9.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
9 5 (6.67%) ISA Server
10 4 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (2.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) SCOrch
2 12 (16.00%) SCOM
3 11 (14.67%) AirWatch
4 5 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (6.67%) vCenter Server
5 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (5.33%) SCSM
6 3 (4.00%) Sysprep
7 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.67%) Puppet
8 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.33%) WMI
8 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (33.33%) VMware
3 21 (28.00%) Citrix
4 12 (16.00%) Cisco
5 11 (14.67%) AppSense
5 11 (14.67%) Dell
6 10 (13.33%) Symantec
6 10 (13.33%) Wyse
7 5 (6.67%) MobileIron
7 5 (6.67%) Oracle
8 4 (5.33%) HP
8 4 (5.33%) IBM
8 4 (5.33%) Xerox
9 3 (4.00%) CA
9 3 (4.00%) NetApp
9 3 (4.00%) Sophos
10 2 (2.67%) arcserve
10 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.67%) Polycom
10 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
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