Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 July 2019 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 130 118
Rank change year-on-year +22 -12 +26
Contract jobs citing SCCM 72 78 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.67% 1.55% 1.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.48% 11.68% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 50 43
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +112.12% -42.86%
10th Percentile £140 £133 £109
90th Percentile £588 £453 £466
England median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +57.89% -52.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £17.66 £60.00 £13.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% +20.69% -23.68%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 577 668 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.38% 13.30% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 450 258
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £253 £300 £167
90th Percentile £575 £575 £555
England median daily rate £500 £488 £470
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.72% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 14
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.58 £17.50 £11.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.43% +54.32% -16.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £60.00 £26.38
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -20.45%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Yorkshire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Yorkshire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Yorkshire

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Yorkshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2019. 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
West Yorkshire +44 38 £438 +33.59% 11
South Yorkshire -24 22 £400 +9.97% 3
North Yorkshire +1 8 £463 +54.17% 6
East Yorkshire - 1 £168 - 1
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 59 (81.94%) Windows
2 44 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
4 27 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 25 (34.72%) VMware
6 23 (31.94%) Office 365
7 20 (27.78%) Windows 10
8 19 (26.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (22.22%) PowerShell
11 15 (20.83%) Migration
12 14 (19.44%) Citrix
12 14 (19.44%) Puppet
13 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
13 13 (18.06%) Python
14 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (16.67%) DevOps
15 11 (15.28%) Clustering
15 11 (15.28%) DNS
16 10 (13.89%) HP
16 10 (13.89%) SQL
16 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
16 10 (13.89%) Task Automation
17 9 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
17 9 (12.50%) Windows 7
17 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
18 8 (11.11%) ITIL
18 8 (11.11%) Linux

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.94%) IIS
5 4 (5.56%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.39%) Anypoint
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.94%) Office 365
2 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (11.11%) GitHub
4 5 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.94%) Amazon ECS
4 5 (6.94%) Amazon EKS
4 5 (6.94%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (6.94%) Amazon S3
4 5 (6.94%) Route 53
4 5 (6.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.78%) Basecamp
6 2 (2.78%) SaaS
7 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) DNS
2 7 (9.72%) SAN
3 5 (6.94%) HTTP
4 4 (5.56%) Firewall
4 4 (5.56%) NAS
4 4 (5.56%) NetScaler
5 3 (4.17%) DKIM
5 3 (4.17%) DMARC
6 2 (2.78%) LAN
6 2 (2.78%) WAN
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.39%) DHCP
7 1 (1.39%) DMZ
7 1 (1.39%) Internet
7 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.94%) GitLab
2 5 (6.94%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.39%) MSI
3 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.39%) Subversion
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.72%) Publishing
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Advertising
3 4 (5.56%) Back Office
4 3 (4.17%) Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.78%) Games
5 2 (2.78%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 9 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Architect
5 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Wintel Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) IT Support
7 4 (5.56%) SCCM Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (5.56%) Flask
2 4 (5.56%) RESTful
2 4 (5.56%) Swagger
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) Java RMI
3 1 (1.39%) LDAP
3 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Clustering
2 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.56%) Blog
3 4 (5.56%) PKI
3 4 (5.56%) Replication
4 3 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.78%) Online Games
6 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) CMDB
6 1 (1.39%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.39%) NHS
6 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (81.94%) Windows
2 27 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 20 (27.78%) Windows 10
4 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 8 (11.11%) CentOS
7 8 (11.11%) Linux
8 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.17%) Debian
9 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (20.83%) Migration
3 12 (16.67%) DevOps
4 10 (13.89%) Task Automation
5 9 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (11.11%) ITIL
7 7 (9.72%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.33%) Change Management
8 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.33%) Microservices
9 5 (6.94%) Change Control
9 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.94%) Preventative Maintenance
9 5 (6.94%) Server Building
9 5 (6.94%) Server Patching
9 5 (6.94%) Technology Roadmap
10 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure as Code
10 4 (5.56%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.06%) Python
3 10 (13.89%) SQL
4 4 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.39%) VB
5 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.39%) MCSA
2 1 (1.39%) MCSE
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.94%) Docker
4 5 (6.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.56%) XenApp
5 4 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) Puppet
2 8 (11.11%) Ansible
2 8 (11.11%) SCOM
3 5 (6.94%) Grafana
3 5 (6.94%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.94%) Packer
3 5 (6.94%) Prometheus
3 5 (6.94%) Terraform
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (2.78%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.39%) ThinApp
6 1 (1.39%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 25 (34.72%) VMware
3 14 (19.44%) Citrix
4 10 (13.89%) HP
5 5 (6.94%) Cisco
5 5 (6.94%) EMC
6 4 (5.56%) IBM
6 4 (5.56%) MuleSoft
7 3 (4.17%) Clearswift
7 3 (4.17%) McAfee
7 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.78%) arcserve
8 2 (2.78%) Cognos
8 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.78%) Symantec
9 1 (1.39%) CommVault
9 1 (1.39%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.39%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.39%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.39%) Veeam