Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an SCCM Engineer was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

SCCM Engineer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 735 764 778
Rank change year-on-year +29 +14 -58
Contract jobs requiring an SCCM Engineer 142 117 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 77 67
UK median daily rate £356 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.78% +9.68% -11.43%
10th Percentile £180 £188 £167
90th Percentile £522 £445 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £310
% change year-on-year -0.74% +9.68% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 4
UK median hourly rate £15.95 £19.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.05% -37.19% +68.06%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.85 £15.40
90th Percentile £26.22 £32.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.14 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.70% +14.29% +29.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

SCCM Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SCCM Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM Engineer in the UK

SCCM Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM Engineer in the UK

SCCM Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM Engineer in the UK

SCCM Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM Engineer in the UK

SCCM Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SCCM Engineer in the UK

SCCM Engineer
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM Engineer within the UK 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
England +45 133 £369 +8.46% 12
UK excluding London +33 83 £338 -0.74% 5
London -10 56 £375 +0.67% 8
South East +18 33 £375 +10.29% 2
North of England +41 14 £350 +2.94%
Midlands +24 13 £278 -18.38% 1
North West +26 9 £350 +47.37%
East of England -3 9 £325 +9.24% 1
West Midlands +24 8 £250 -26.47%
South West -2 8 £200 -32.77%
Scotland -15 5 £345 +1.47%
Yorkshire +18 4 £410 +13.89%
East Midlands +1 4 £290 -22.77% 1
North East +56 2 £300 -16.08%
Wales - 1 £200 - 1

SCCM Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, SCCM Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SCCM Engineer in the job title.

1 142 (100.00%) SCCM
2 111 (78.17%) Windows
3 67 (47.18%) Active Directory
4 55 (38.73%) Windows 10
5 46 (32.39%) Microsoft
6 37 (26.06%) SCOM
6 37 (26.06%) Office 365
7 34 (23.94%) Windows 7
7 34 (23.94%) PowerShell
8 27 (19.01%) Finance
9 25 (17.61%) VMware
10 24 (16.90%) ITIL
10 24 (16.90%) Windows Server
11 23 (16.20%) DNS
12 22 (15.49%) Microsoft App-V
13 19 (13.38%) Migration
13 19 (13.38%) DHCP
14 17 (11.97%) Application Packaging
15 16 (11.27%) Hyper-V
15 16 (11.27%) Citrix
16 15 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (8.45%) Patch Management
18 12 (8.45%) LDAP
19 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
19 11 (7.75%) HP
19 11 (7.75%) McAfee
19 11 (7.75%) Replication
19 11 (7.75%) AirWatch
19 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills

SCCM Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (6.34%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.93%) IIS
3 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.11%) GroupWise
4 3 (2.11%) Site Server
5 2 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (26.06%) Office 365
2 7 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Akamai
3 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.70%) PaaS
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.20%) DNS
2 19 (13.38%) DHCP
3 12 (8.45%) LDAP
4 10 (7.04%) Kerberos
5 8 (5.63%) Firewall
5 8 (5.63%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (4.93%) LAN
6 7 (4.93%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.23%) SAN
7 6 (4.23%) SSL
7 6 (4.23%) VPN
8 5 (3.52%) WAN
9 4 (2.82%) ADSL
10 3 (2.11%) SMS
11 2 (1.41%) HTTP
11 2 (1.41%) HTTPS
11 2 (1.41%) Wireless
12 1 (0.70%) Internet
12 1 (0.70%) SNMP
12 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.70%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) MSI
2 2 (1.41%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.70%) AdminStudio
General
1 27 (19.01%) Finance
2 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.11%) Banking
4 2 (1.41%) Electronics
4 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.41%) Law
4 2 (1.41%) Marketing
4 2 (1.41%) Publishing
4 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.82%) Web Services
2 2 (1.41%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.70%) WSH
3 1 (0.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (7.75%) Replication
2 9 (6.34%) iPhone
3 7 (4.93%) FMCG
3 7 (4.93%) iPad
4 6 (4.23%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.52%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.82%) Clustering
6 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.41%) User Experience
8 2 (1.41%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.70%) EPoS
9 1 (0.70%) Fintech
9 1 (0.70%) Life Science
9 1 (0.70%) PKI
9 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 111 (78.17%) Windows
2 55 (38.73%) Windows 10
3 34 (23.94%) Windows 7
4 24 (16.90%) Windows Server
5 15 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.63%) Windows 8
6 8 (5.63%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.23%) Linux
8 4 (2.82%) Android
8 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.82%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.70%) Unix
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.90%) ITIL
2 19 (13.38%) Migration
3 17 (11.97%) Application Packaging
4 12 (8.45%) Patch Management
5 9 (6.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (4.93%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.93%) Data Protection
8 6 (4.23%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (4.23%) Software Deployment
9 5 (3.52%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.52%) Coaching
9 5 (3.52%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.52%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.52%) Project Management
9 5 (3.52%) Task Automation
10 4 (2.82%) Change Management
10 4 (2.82%) Service Design
10 4 (2.82%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.94%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.34%) VBScript
3 5 (3.52%) SQL
4 1 (0.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (4.93%) SC Cleared
1 7 (4.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.23%) Degree
3 4 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.41%) CCDP
4 2 (1.41%) CCIE
4 2 (1.41%) CCNP
4 2 (1.41%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.41%) CISM
4 2 (1.41%) CISSP
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.70%) CEH
5 1 (0.70%) MCSA
5 1 (0.70%) MCSE
5 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) SLA
2 3 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 67 (47.18%) Active Directory
2 22 (15.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (11.27%) Hyper-V
4 14 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.23%) XenApp
6 5 (3.52%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.41%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.41%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 142 (100.00%) SCCM
2 37 (26.06%) SCOM
3 11 (7.75%) AirWatch
4 10 (7.04%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (6.34%) SCOrch
6 8 (5.63%) WSUS
7 4 (2.82%) SCSM
7 4 (2.82%) vMotion
8 2 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.41%) WMI
8 2 (1.41%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.70%) Nagios
9 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 46 (32.39%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.61%) VMware
3 16 (11.27%) Citrix
4 11 (7.75%) HP
4 11 (7.75%) McAfee
5 10 (7.04%) Cisco
6 6 (4.23%) AppSense
6 6 (4.23%) SAP
7 5 (3.52%) Dell
7 5 (3.52%) Juniper
8 4 (2.82%) Altiris
8 4 (2.82%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (2.82%) Compaq
8 4 (2.82%) WatchGuard
9 3 (2.11%) Nortel
9 3 (2.11%) Novell
9 3 (2.11%) Symantec
10 2 (1.41%) Apple
10 2 (1.41%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.41%) LANDesk