The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 57 48
Rank change year-on-year -12 -9  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 11 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.89% 1.71% 0.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.38% 24.49% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 2
Median daily rate £290 £195 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.71% -42.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £320
% change year-on-year -4.00% -2.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £12.00
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 106 49 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.18% 7.00% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 29 26
Median daily rate £400 £290 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -21.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £173 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £26.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 - £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 - £27.20
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 Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCCM in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Tyne and Wear

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Tyne and Wear

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Tyne and Wear

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 11 £290 +48.71%
SCCM
North East

SCCM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 42 (82.35%) Windows
1 42 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 39 (76.47%) DNS
2 39 (76.47%) Security Cleared
3 35 (68.63%) DHCP
3 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
4 32 (62.75%) SC Cleared
5 31 (60.78%) Windows Server
6 30 (58.82%) Windows 7
7 28 (54.90%) ITIL
8 23 (45.10%) SQL
8 23 (45.10%) Virtual Environments
9 21 (41.18%) MS Excel
9 21 (41.18%) VMware
10 20 (39.22%) TCP/IP
10 20 (39.22%) Software Delivery
10 20 (39.22%) PowerShell
10 20 (39.22%) Migration
11 19 (37.25%) XenApp
11 19 (37.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 18 (35.29%) HP SiteScope
13 17 (33.33%) Citrix
14 16 (31.37%) AppSense
15 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
17 10 (19.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 7 (13.73%) XenServer
18 7 (13.73%) XenDesktop
19 6 (11.76%) Software Distribution
19 6 (11.76%) Fat Client

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.84%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.96%) PowerExchange
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (41.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) IaaS
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
1 1 (1.96%) PaaS
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (76.47%) DNS
2 35 (68.63%) DHCP
3 20 (39.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.76%) 3G
4 6 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (9.80%) SMS
6 3 (5.88%) Firewall
6 3 (5.88%) HTTP
6 3 (5.88%) HTTPS
6 3 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.88%) NAS
6 3 (5.88%) SAN
7 2 (3.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.96%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MSI
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Support Engineer
2 20 (39.22%) Migration Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Desktop Support
5 7 (13.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) SCCM Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) 2nd Line Technical Support
10 1 (1.96%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 1 (1.96%) Automation Consultant
10 1 (1.96%) Automation Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V Administrator
10 1 (1.96%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Fat Client
1 6 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (82.35%) Windows
2 31 (60.78%) Windows Server
3 30 (58.82%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.84%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) ITIL
2 23 (45.10%) Virtual Environments
3 20 (39.22%) Migration
3 20 (39.22%) Software Delivery
4 6 (11.76%) Software Distribution
5 4 (7.84%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.84%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (5.88%) ITSM
7 2 (3.92%) OO
7 2 (3.92%) Personalization
8 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.96%) Change Data Capture
8 1 (1.96%) Change Management
8 1 (1.96%) DevOps
8 1 (1.96%) ETL
8 1 (1.96%) High Availability
8 1 (1.96%) Open Source
8 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) SQL
2 20 (39.22%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.92%) VB
4 2 (3.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 32 (62.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (7.84%) Degree
5 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) OCA
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 42 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 19 (37.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 19 (37.25%) XenApp
3 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
5 7 (13.73%) XenDesktop
5 7 (13.73%) XenServer
6 1 (1.96%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (35.29%) HP SiteScope
2 10 (19.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (9.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (5.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (3.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 21 (41.18%) VMware
3 17 (33.33%) Citrix
4 16 (31.37%) AppSense
5 3 (5.88%) HP
5 3 (5.88%) ThinPrint
6 2 (3.92%) CA
6 2 (3.92%) Symantec
7 1 (1.96%) Informatica
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat