Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 135 135
Rank change year-on-year +21 0 -55
Contract jobs citing SCCM 70 45 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.46% 0.98% 1.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.28% 13.60% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 24
West Midlands median daily rate £316 £306 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.27% +8.41% +25.56%
10th Percentile £127 £208 £172
90th Percentile £400 £488 £444
England median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.48 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +4.40% -13.61%
10th Percentile £12.35 £13.81 £10.50
90th Percentile £22.40 £20.24 £18.60
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 527 331 428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.98% 7.22% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 218 193
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% +10.73%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £228
90th Percentile £600 £538 £512
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 17
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £14.34 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.55% +4.67% -33.17%
10th Percentile £13.03 £11.88 £10.50
90th Percentile £21.73 £33.25 £22.10
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -16.67% +3.70% +8.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -12 29 £253 -13.89% 5
Coventry +4 12 £384 +33.48% 6
Shropshire -9 8 £178 -58.24% 1
Warwickshire -5 6 £390 +0.65%
Staffordshire -1 5 - -
Solihull +1 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £400 -
Herefordshire - 1 £320 -
Worcestershire - 1 £325 -
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 52 (74.29%) Windows
2 42 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 40 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 29 (41.43%) ITIL
5 28 (40.00%) Office 365
5 28 (40.00%) Windows 10
6 25 (35.71%) Citrix
7 21 (30.00%) PowerShell
8 19 (27.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (25.71%) VMware
9 18 (25.71%) Windows 7
10 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
11 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (18.57%) Service Management
12 13 (18.57%) Finance
13 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (17.14%) Hyper-V
14 11 (15.71%) XenApp
14 11 (15.71%) Windows Server
15 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
15 10 (14.29%) MSI
16 9 (12.86%) DNS
16 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
16 9 (12.86%) Apple
16 9 (12.86%) XenDesktop
16 9 (12.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Intune
17 8 (11.43%) Windows 8
17 8 (11.43%) IaaS
17 8 (11.43%) PaaS

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 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.57%) Skype for Business
3 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.29%) IIS
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (40.00%) Office 365
2 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.43%) IaaS
3 8 (11.43%) PaaS
4 5 (7.14%) OneDrive
5 4 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.29%) G Suite
7 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) DNS
2 8 (11.43%) DHCP
3 6 (8.57%) VPN
4 5 (7.14%) 802.11
4 5 (7.14%) Skype
5 4 (5.71%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.86%) LAN
6 2 (2.86%) Telnet
6 2 (2.86%) WAN
7 1 (1.43%) Firewall
7 1 (1.43%) Internet
7 1 (1.43%) Intranet
7 1 (1.43%) IPsec
7 1 (1.43%) SAN
7 1 (1.43%) SMS
7 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.43%) VoIP
7 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (8.57%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) MSI
2 5 (7.14%) WiX
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (11.43%) Desktop Support
2 7 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (7.14%) Applications Packager
4 5 (7.14%) Consultant
4 5 (7.14%) Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (7.14%) UI Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Architect
7 2 (2.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) .NET
1 5 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 5 (7.14%) 802.1X
1 5 (7.14%) Angular 2
1 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (7.14%) CSS
1 5 (7.14%) Dapper ORM
1 5 (7.14%) Entity Framework
1 5 (7.14%) HTML
1 5 (7.14%) MFC
1 5 (7.14%) NHibernate
1 5 (7.14%) WCF
1 5 (7.14%) Web Services
1 5 (7.14%) WPF
2 4 (5.71%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.86%) JSON
3 2 (2.86%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.43%) COM
4 1 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Driving Licence
1 6 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.71%) Clustering
4 3 (4.29%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.86%) iPad
5 2 (2.86%) iPhone
5 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.43%) BYOD
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (74.29%) Windows
2 28 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 18 (25.71%) Windows 7
4 11 (15.71%) Windows Server
5 8 (11.43%) Windows 8
6 6 (8.57%) Windows Vista
7 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.29%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.29%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.86%) Linux
10 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.43%) Android
11 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) ITIL
2 13 (18.57%) Service Management
3 8 (11.43%) Change Management
3 8 (11.43%) Migration
4 6 (8.57%) Analytics
5 5 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (5.71%) Application Packaging
6 4 (5.71%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.71%) Disk Encryption
6 4 (5.71%) DNA
6 4 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (5.71%) Project Management
7 3 (4.29%) Change Control
8 2 (2.86%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.86%) IT Asset Management
8 2 (2.86%) Matrix Management
8 2 (2.86%) Server Building
8 2 (2.86%) Software Asset Management
8 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.86%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.57%) SQL
3 5 (7.14%) C#
3 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.71%) VBScript
5 3 (4.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.57%) MCSE
4 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.29%) CCNA
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.86%) ISEB
6 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.43%) MCDST
7 1 (1.43%) MCP
7 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.43%) Def Stans
System Software
1 42 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 11 (15.71%) XenApp
5 9 (12.86%) XenDesktop
6 7 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (7.14%) BitLocker
7 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (4.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (4.29%) XenServer
9 2 (2.86%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (8.57%) SCOM
3 5 (7.14%) vCenter Server
4 4 (5.71%) AppDNA
4 4 (5.71%) SCVMM
5 3 (4.29%) AirWatch
5 3 (4.29%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (4.29%) WSUS
6 2 (2.86%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.86%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.43%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.43%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.43%) SCSM
Vendors
1 40 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 25 (35.71%) Citrix
3 18 (25.71%) VMware
4 9 (12.86%) Apple
5 8 (11.43%) HP
6 7 (10.00%) Dell
6 7 (10.00%) McAfee
7 6 (8.57%) SAP
8 4 (5.71%) Ivanti
9 3 (4.29%) Cisco
9 3 (4.29%) Google
9 3 (4.29%) Oracle
9 3 (4.29%) Symantec
10 2 (2.86%) Adobe
10 2 (2.86%) Autodesk
10 2 (2.86%) BMC
10 2 (2.86%) Capita
10 2 (2.86%) EMC
10 2 (2.86%) IBM
10 2 (2.86%) NetApp