Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 January 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 132 121
Rank change year-on-year +41 -11 -41
Contract jobs citing SCCM 86 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.85% 1.19% 1.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.59% 16.93% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 31
West Midlands median daily rate £263 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.79% +13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £147 £205 £175
90th Percentile £395 £471 £450
England median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56% -8.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 15
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.76 £14.74 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.15% +5.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £13.28 £13.12 £10.90
90th Percentile £21.00 £15.99 £15.25
England median hourly rate £16.42 £17.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.84% +15.00% -11.76%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 489 384 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.50% 7.01% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 224 134
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +41.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £233 £275 £204
90th Percentile £600 £550 £486
England median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.70 £14.74 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.53% +5.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £13.07 £13.12 £10.95
90th Percentile £54.93 £15.99 £26.76
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% - -

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in the West Midlands

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in the West Midlands

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in the West Midlands

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in the West Midlands

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Birmingham +5 34 £263 -27.54% 4
Shropshire +22 25 £173 -61.24%
Coventry +8 5 £306 +53.13% 2
Warwickshire +10 4 £390 - 5
Wolverhampton -2 4 - -
Staffordshire +8 3 £160 -60.12% 1
Solihull +6 3 - -
Herefordshire - 2 - -
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 78 (90.70%) Windows
2 56 (65.12%) Microsoft
3 50 (58.14%) Windows 10
4 43 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 40 (46.51%) VMware
6 36 (41.86%) Active Directory
7 35 (40.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 35 (40.70%) PowerShell
8 33 (38.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (34.88%) Office 365
9 30 (34.88%) Microsoft Office
10 29 (33.72%) Migration
11 27 (31.40%) MSI
12 25 (29.07%) Citrix
13 24 (27.91%) VBScript
14 22 (25.58%) Application Packaging
15 20 (23.26%) QA
15 20 (23.26%) WMI
15 20 (23.26%) ITIL
15 20 (23.26%) WSH
16 18 (20.93%) Release Management
16 18 (20.93%) Application Discovery
17 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
18 13 (15.12%) Windows Server
19 12 (13.95%) Hyper-V
20 11 (12.79%) McAfee
20 11 (12.79%) MS Exchange
21 9 (10.47%) Data Centre
22 8 (9.30%) Service Management
22 8 (9.30%) Asset Management

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (12.79%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.49%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (34.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (34.88%) Office 365
2 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.49%) IaaS
4 2 (2.33%) G Suite
4 2 (2.33%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.33%) PaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) DNS
2 5 (5.81%) DHCP
3 2 (2.33%) 802.11
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.33%) SAN
3 2 (2.33%) Skype
3 2 (2.33%) SMS
3 2 (2.33%) Telnet
3 2 (2.33%) VPN
4 1 (1.16%) 3G
4 1 (1.16%) Firewall
4 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.16%) LAN
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.16%) WAN
4 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.49%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (31.40%) MSI
2 1 (1.16%) WiX
General
1 5 (5.81%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Legal
3 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) Applications Packager
2 10 (11.63%) Application Integration Engineer
2 10 (11.63%) Applications Engineer
2 10 (11.63%) Integration Engineer
2 10 (11.63%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.47%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (8.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 7 (8.14%) Administrator
4 7 (8.14%) Desktop Support
4 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Cloud Administrator
7 4 (4.65%) Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) SCCM Administrator
7 4 (4.65%) Service Desk Administrator
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.26%) WSH
2 3 (3.49%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.33%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.33%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.16%) .NET
4 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.16%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.16%) CSS
4 1 (1.16%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (1.16%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.16%) HTML
4 1 (1.16%) MFC
4 1 (1.16%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.16%) WCF
4 1 (1.16%) Web Services
4 1 (1.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.14%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.98%) Fat Client
3 6 (6.98%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.65%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.49%) iPhone
6 2 (2.33%) Clustering
7 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.16%) iPad
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 78 (90.70%) Windows
2 50 (58.14%) Windows 10
3 43 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (15.12%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.49%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.33%) Android
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.16%) AIX
9 1 (1.16%) Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Solaris
9 1 (1.16%) Unix
9 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) Migration
2 22 (25.58%) Application Packaging
3 20 (23.26%) ITIL
4 18 (20.93%) Application Discovery
4 18 (20.93%) Release Management
5 8 (9.30%) Asset Management
5 8 (9.30%) Service Management
6 7 (8.14%) Software Deployment
7 6 (6.98%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (5.81%) Analytics
8 5 (5.81%) Email Migration
8 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.65%) Change Management
9 4 (4.65%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.65%) DNA
9 4 (4.65%) Identity Management
9 4 (4.65%) Integration Testing
9 4 (4.65%) Line Management
9 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.49%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.70%) PowerShell
2 24 (27.91%) VBScript
3 2 (2.33%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) VB
4 1 (1.16%) C#
4 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.49%) MCSE
3 2 (2.33%) CCNA
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.33%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.33%) ISEB
3 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.16%) MCDST
4 1 (1.16%) MCP
4 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.26%) QA
2 7 (8.14%) SLA
3 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (41.86%) Active Directory
2 35 (40.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 33 (38.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (13.95%) Hyper-V
5 8 (9.30%) XenApp
6 6 (6.98%) BitLocker
7 5 (5.81%) Terminal Services
7 5 (5.81%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (5.81%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.33%) vSphere
8 2 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (23.26%) WMI
2 5 (5.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (5.81%) SafeCom
2 5 (5.81%) WSUS
3 4 (4.65%) AppDNA
4 3 (3.49%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.49%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.33%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.33%) SCOM
6 1 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 56 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 40 (46.51%) VMware
3 25 (29.07%) Citrix
4 11 (12.79%) McAfee
5 8 (9.30%) Cisco
5 8 (9.30%) Symantec
6 7 (8.14%) Apple
6 7 (8.14%) IBM
6 7 (8.14%) NetApp
7 5 (5.81%) Wyse
8 4 (4.65%) Dell
8 4 (4.65%) HP
9 3 (3.49%) Ivanti
9 3 (3.49%) SAP
10 2 (2.33%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.33%) Adobe
10 2 (2.33%) Autodesk
10 2 (2.33%) EMC
10 2 (2.33%) Google
10 2 (2.33%) Oracle