Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 102 140
Rank change year-on-year -4 +38 -31
Contract jobs citing SCCM 95 73 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.84% 1.65% 1.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.52% 18.58% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 42
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -0.76% +9.17%
10th Percentile £124 £158 £188
90th Percentile £483 £460 £535
England median daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year - -3.70% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 9 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.25 £14.22 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.42% +2.49% -5.65%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.80 £11.95
90th Percentile £23.38 £18.30 £23.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% -23.68% +8.57%

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 575 393 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.16% 8.86% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 268 315
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +17.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £276 £275 £288
90th Percentile £575 £575 £512
England median daily rate £488 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 12 13
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £14.21 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.21% +1.48% -36.36%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.38 £10.65
90th Percentile £23.00 £21.10 £24.55
England median hourly rate £19.40 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +10.86% -20.45% +8.99%

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 22 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 July 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 -14 34 £304 -5.08% 11
Coventry +3 20 £363 +31.82% 3
Staffordshire +1 11 £293 +21.88% 2
Shropshire -25 5 £275 -35.29%
Warwickshire 0 4 £400 +3.23% 1
Herefordshire - 3 £325 -
Solihull -20 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £325 -
Wolverhampton -8 1 £400 +255.56%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 73 (76.84%) Windows
2 57 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 45 (47.37%) Office 365
4 44 (46.32%) Microsoft
5 36 (37.89%) Windows 10
6 34 (35.79%) VMware
7 32 (33.68%) ITIL
8 25 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 20 (21.05%) Hyper-V
10 19 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 19 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 18 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (17.89%) SharePoint
13 15 (15.79%) PowerShell
14 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Office
14 14 (14.74%) Citrix
15 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
15 12 (12.63%) Migration
15 12 (12.63%) SCOM
15 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Intune
16 11 (11.58%) WSUS
16 11 (11.58%) Finance
16 11 (11.58%) SQL
16 11 (11.58%) Cisco
16 11 (11.58%) Apple
17 10 (10.53%) MS Exchange
17 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008

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 17 (17.89%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.37%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (2.11%) IIS
6 2 (2.11%) Site Server
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.05%) JBoss
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.05%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.21%) PTC Creo
2 4 (4.21%) Windchill
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 45 (47.37%) Office 365
2 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.42%) IaaS
3 8 (8.42%) PaaS
4 6 (6.32%) OneDrive
5 5 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.11%) Yammer
7 1 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.05%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) Skype
2 5 (5.26%) DHCP
2 5 (5.26%) LAN
2 5 (5.26%) VPN
2 5 (5.26%) WAN
3 4 (4.21%) DNS
3 4 (4.21%) Firewall
3 4 (4.21%) SAN
4 3 (3.16%) 802.11
4 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.16%) Wireless
5 2 (2.11%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.05%) Internet
6 1 (1.05%) Intranet
6 1 (1.05%) IPsec
6 1 (1.05%) NAS
6 1 (1.05%) SMS
6 1 (1.05%) SNMP
6 1 (1.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.16%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) MSI
2 6 (6.32%) WiX
3 1 (1.05%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (17.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (12.63%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (12.63%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Analyst
5 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Consultant
6 5 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 5 (5.26%) Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) UI Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) .NET
1 6 (6.32%) .NET Framework
2 5 (5.26%) Angular 2
2 5 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (5.26%) CSS
2 5 (5.26%) Dapper ORM
2 5 (5.26%) Entity Framework
2 5 (5.26%) HTML
2 5 (5.26%) MFC
2 5 (5.26%) NHibernate
2 5 (5.26%) WCF
2 5 (5.26%) Web Services
2 5 (5.26%) WPF
3 3 (3.16%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.11%) JSON
4 2 (2.11%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.05%) COM
5 1 (1.05%) REST
5 1 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.42%) Fat Client
2 8 (8.42%) Thin Client
3 7 (7.37%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (4.21%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.21%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.16%) PKI
6 3 (3.16%) User Experience
7 2 (2.11%) Clustering
7 2 (2.11%) iPad
7 2 (2.11%) iPhone
7 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.05%) BYOD
8 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.05%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 73 (76.84%) Windows
2 36 (37.89%) Windows 10
3 19 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 19 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.32%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.26%) Android
8 4 (4.21%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.16%) Linux
9 3 (3.16%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.16%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.05%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.68%) ITIL
2 12 (12.63%) Migration
3 10 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 9 (9.47%) Service Management
5 8 (8.42%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 7 (7.37%) Integration Testing
6 7 (7.37%) Network Management
6 7 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (7.37%) Software Deployment
7 6 (6.32%) Application Packaging
7 6 (6.32%) Change Management
7 6 (6.32%) Line Management
8 4 (4.21%) CAD
8 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.16%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.16%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.16%) ITSM
9 3 (3.16%) Project Management
9 3 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.58%) SQL
3 5 (5.26%) C#
3 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.26%) VBScript
4 4 (4.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (8.42%) MCSE
4 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.21%) DBS Check
4 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) MCP
6 2 (2.11%) CCNA
6 2 (2.11%) CCNP
6 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.05%) MCTS
7 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.05%) GDPR
2 1 (1.05%) PMO
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 57 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 20 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 18 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (9.47%) XenApp
6 8 (8.42%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (7.37%) XenDesktop
8 5 (5.26%) Terminal Services
9 4 (4.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (4.21%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (3.16%) BitLocker
10 3 (3.16%) DFS Replication
11 2 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (1.05%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.05%) vSphere
12 1 (1.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) SCOM
2 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (11.58%) WSUS
3 5 (5.26%) vCenter Server
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (4.21%) SafeCom
5 3 (3.16%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.16%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.11%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.11%) MOM
6 2 (2.11%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.11%) SCSM
7 1 (1.05%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.05%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.05%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.05%) Netcool
7 1 (1.05%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 44 (46.32%) Microsoft
2 34 (35.79%) VMware
3 14 (14.74%) Citrix
4 11 (11.58%) Apple
4 11 (11.58%) Cisco
5 9 (9.47%) HP
6 7 (7.37%) NetApp
6 7 (7.37%) Wyse
7 6 (6.32%) Dell
8 5 (5.26%) Ivanti
8 5 (5.26%) Remedy
9 4 (4.21%) McAfee
9 4 (4.21%) PTC
10 3 (3.16%) BMC
10 3 (3.16%) SAP
11 2 (2.11%) Capita
11 2 (2.11%) Google
12 1 (1.05%) Aruba
12 1 (1.05%) Huawei
12 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds