Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 141 111
Rank change year-on-year +47 -30 -26
Contract jobs citing SCCM 93 79 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.94% 1.27% 1.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.25% 15.64% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 37
West Midlands median daily rate £273 £355 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.12% +10.86% +6.67%
10th Percentile £145 £187 £208
90th Percentile £365 £500 £450
England median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 14
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.37 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.20% +3.45% -6.45%
10th Percentile £13.20 £12.80 £11.75
90th Percentile £21.00 £19.95 £17.18
England median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -18.31% +14.52% -8.82%

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 483 505 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.08% 8.13% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 282 154
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £410 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +31.73% -1.19%
10th Percentile £231 £300 £240
90th Percentile £588 £538 £481
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 10 18
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.17% -1.69% -26.25%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.38 £11.35
90th Percentile £51.88 £21.15 £28.27
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +1.50%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
Birmingham +13 33 £275 -35.29% 5
Shropshire +19 25 - -
Solihull +12 12 - - 2
Wolverhampton +3 6 £113 -65.91%
Coventry +18 4 £225 -8.16%
Staffordshire +9 3 £255 +131.82% 3
Herefordshire +2 2 - -
Warwickshire -1 1 £250 - 2
Walsall - 1 £193 -
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 90 (96.77%) Windows
2 62 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 54 (58.06%) Windows 7
4 47 (50.54%) Windows 10
5 44 (47.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 43 (46.24%) Microsoft Office
7 40 (43.01%) VMware
8 39 (41.94%) Office 365
9 38 (40.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 36 (38.71%) Active Directory
11 30 (32.26%) Citrix
11 30 (32.26%) Migration
12 25 (26.88%) PowerShell
13 22 (23.66%) Blackberry
13 22 (23.66%) MSI
14 21 (22.58%) ITIL
15 20 (21.51%) VBScript
15 20 (21.51%) WSH
15 20 (21.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 20 (21.51%) WMI
15 20 (21.51%) QA
16 19 (20.43%) Windows Server
16 19 (20.43%) Application Packaging
17 18 (19.35%) Application Discovery
17 18 (19.35%) Release Management
18 17 (18.28%) Hyper-V
19 15 (16.13%) McAfee
19 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
20 13 (13.98%) MS Exchange
21 12 (12.90%) WSUS

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 20 (21.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (13.98%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.30%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (46.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (41.94%) Office 365
2 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.23%) IaaS
4 2 (2.15%) PaaS
5 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (4.30%) DNS
2 4 (4.30%) LAN
2 4 (4.30%) Skype
2 4 (4.30%) SMS
2 4 (4.30%) WAN
3 3 (3.23%) DHCP
3 3 (3.23%) Wireless
4 2 (2.15%) Firewall
4 2 (2.15%) WLAN
5 1 (1.08%) 3G
5 1 (1.08%) Internet
5 1 (1.08%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.08%) SAN
5 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.08%) VPN
5 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (23.66%) MSI
2 1 (1.08%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (3.23%) Finance
1 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (18.28%) Support Engineer
2 15 (16.13%) Desktop Support
3 13 (13.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Applications Packager
5 10 (10.75%) Application Integration Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Applications Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Integration Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.60%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.60%) Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) SCCM Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.45%) Administrator
8 6 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Cloud Administrator
10 4 (4.30%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.51%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.66%) Blackberry
2 11 (11.83%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.83%) Fat Client
2 11 (11.83%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.15%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.15%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (2.15%) iPhone
4 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 90 (96.77%) Windows
2 54 (58.06%) Windows 7
3 47 (50.54%) Windows 10
4 19 (20.43%) Windows Server
5 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.23%) Android
7 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.23%) Unix
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.08%) AIX
9 1 (1.08%) Linux
9 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.08%) Solaris
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) Migration
2 21 (22.58%) ITIL
3 19 (20.43%) Application Packaging
4 18 (19.35%) Application Discovery
4 18 (19.35%) Release Management
5 12 (12.90%) Software Deployment
6 11 (11.83%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (9.68%) Incident Management
8 7 (7.53%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.53%) Knowledge Management
8 7 (7.53%) Line Management
9 6 (6.45%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.45%) Integration Testing
9 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.38%) Email Migration
10 5 (5.38%) Identity Management
10 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.30%) Data Protection
12 3 (3.23%) Problem Management
12 3 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.88%) PowerShell
2 20 (21.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.08%) MCITP
3 1 (1.08%) MCTS
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.51%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
3 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (47.31%) Microsoft App-V
2 38 (40.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (38.71%) Active Directory
4 17 (18.28%) Hyper-V
5 10 (10.75%) Terminal Services
5 10 (10.75%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (7.53%) BitLocker
7 4 (4.30%) XenApp
8 2 (2.15%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (21.51%) WMI
2 12 (12.90%) WSUS
3 10 (10.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (10.75%) SafeCom
4 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.23%) SCOM
6 1 (1.08%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.08%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 62 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 40 (43.01%) VMware
3 30 (32.26%) Citrix
4 15 (16.13%) McAfee
5 12 (12.90%) Symantec
6 11 (11.83%) Cisco
7 10 (10.75%) IBM
7 10 (10.75%) NetApp
7 10 (10.75%) Wyse
8 7 (7.53%) Apple
9 4 (4.30%) Meraki
10 1 (1.08%) AppSense
10 1 (1.08%) Dell
10 1 (1.08%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.08%) Remedy
10 1 (1.08%) Xerox