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 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England / West Midlands
Rank 95 96 81
Rank change year-on-year +1 -15  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 21 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.93% 1.34% 1.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.64% 15.38% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 13
Median daily rate £375 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £185 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £320
% change year-on-year -4.00% -2.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.70 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.28% -16.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +16.66%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 154 234 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 6.85% 8.69% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 111 101
Median daily rate £475 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £310 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 32
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -23.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £11.15 £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £25.65 £30.00
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 the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 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
Birmingham -6 10 £356 +14.00% 2
Shropshire +32 3 £425 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £240 - 3
Warwickshire +1 2 £375 - 2
Solihull +3 1 £450 +20.00%
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 16 (42.11%) Windows 7
5 13 (34.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (34.21%) VMware
6 12 (31.58%) Windows 10
7 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (26.32%) Application Packaging
8 10 (26.32%) MSI
9 8 (21.05%) Office 365
10 7 (18.42%) Citrix
10 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
11 6 (15.79%) ITIL
11 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
11 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (13.16%) Android
12 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
12 5 (13.16%) LANDesk
12 5 (13.16%) VBScript
12 5 (13.16%) MS Office
12 5 (13.16%) InstallShield
13 4 (10.53%) VB
13 4 (10.53%) Bluetooth
13 4 (10.53%) VPN
13 4 (10.53%) WSUS
13 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
13 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (10.53%) Video Conferencing

SCCM
Top Related 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 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Bluetooth
1 4 (10.53%) Skype
1 4 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.63%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) WAAS
3 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MSI
2 5 (13.16%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (13.16%) Applications Packager
1 5 (13.16%) Deployment Engineer
1 5 (13.16%) Software Packager
2 4 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Build Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Field Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (2.63%) Deployment Team Leader
4 1 (2.63%) Field Applications Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) ICT Support
4 1 (2.63%) ICT Support Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) JSON
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) CMDB
2 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) PMI
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 12 (31.58%) Windows 10
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.16%) Android
6 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.63%) Linux
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Application Packaging
2 6 (15.79%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Computer Security
4 3 (7.89%) Line Management
4 3 (7.89%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.26%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (5.26%) High Availability
5 2 (5.26%) ITSM
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.63%) Project Governance
6 1 (2.63%) Remediation Plan
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.16%) VBScript
3 4 (10.53%) VB
4 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCITP
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) MCSA
3 1 (2.63%) MCTS
3 1 (2.63%) MOS
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (34.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) AirWatch
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (10.53%) WSUS
2 2 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) VMware
3 7 (18.42%) Citrix
4 5 (13.16%) LANDesk
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) Avaya
7 1 (2.63%) BMC
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) Lotus
7 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.63%) Nortel
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.63%) Toshiba
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