Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 113 132
Rank change year-on-year +44 +19 -3
Contract jobs citing SCCM 81 87 68
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.94% 1.82% 1.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.49% 15.29% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 58 44
Median daily rate £350 £425 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +146.38% -37.27%
10th Percentile £150 £163 £113
90th Percentile £484 £575 £414
England median daily rate £325 £373 £325
% change year-on-year -12.75% +14.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 8
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.33% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £17.50 £14.10 £12.83
90th Percentile £24.21 £17.28 £60.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% -

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 438 569 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.90% 11.89% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 360 386
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £235
90th Percentile £650 £575 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £495
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 16
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.90 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.22% +12.67% +31.55%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.78 £11.25
90th Percentile £24.43 £35.00 £38.77
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.60% +6.86% -13.58%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Yorkshire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SCCM in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for SCCM in Yorkshire

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SCCM in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SCCM in Yorkshire

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SCCM in Yorkshire.

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 7 April 2020. 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 +62 58 £340 -20.00% 10
North Yorkshire +5 11 £450 - 4
South Yorkshire +17 8 £283 -37.22% 4
East Yorkshire +3 4 £175 -2.78%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 66 (81.48%) Windows
2 50 (61.73%) Active Directory
3 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
4 29 (35.80%) Office 365
4 29 (35.80%) Windows Server
5 28 (34.57%) VMware
6 26 (32.10%) Windows 10
7 22 (27.16%) Azure
8 19 (23.46%) ITIL
9 18 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 16 (19.75%) Public Sector
11 16 (19.75%) McAfee
12 15 (18.52%) Linux
12 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
14 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2016
15 12 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (14.81%) DNS
15 12 (14.81%) DHCP
15 12 (14.81%) Retail
16 11 (13.58%) SLA
17 10 (12.35%) Windows 7
17 10 (12.35%) SCOM
17 10 (12.35%) AWS
18 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (11.11%) Service Delivery
19 8 (9.88%) SQL

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 5 (6.17%) IIS
1 5 (6.17%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (35.80%) Office 365
2 22 (27.16%) Azure
3 10 (12.35%) AWS
4 4 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.70%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) DHCP
1 12 (14.81%) DNS
2 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.41%) SAN
4 5 (6.17%) Skype
4 5 (6.17%) VSAN
5 3 (3.70%) Firewall
5 3 (3.70%) VPN
6 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.23%) 5G
7 1 (1.23%) Network Security
7 1 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.23%) VLAN
7 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (19.75%) Public Sector
2 12 (14.81%) Retail
3 5 (6.17%) Law
4 4 (4.94%) Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Back Office
5 3 (3.70%) Local Government
6 2 (2.47%) Finance
7 1 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (1.23%) Police
Job Titles
1 14 (17.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (11.11%) Analyst
3 8 (9.88%) Support Analyst
3 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Server Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) IT Support
7 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.94%) ICT Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) ICT Support
7 4 (4.94%) ICT Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Office 365 Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) SCCM Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Windows Support Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.70%) Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) HP Storage
3 3 (3.70%) iPad
3 3 (3.70%) iPhone
3 3 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (81.48%) Windows
2 29 (35.80%) Windows Server
3 26 (32.10%) Windows 10
4 15 (18.52%) Linux
4 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (12.35%) Windows 7
7 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.94%) CentOS
8 4 (4.94%) Unix
9 3 (3.70%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) ITIL
2 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 7 (8.64%) Migration
5 7 (8.64%) Technology Roadmap
6 6 (7.41%) Project Delivery
7 5 (6.17%) Process Improvement
8 4 (4.94%) Coaching
8 4 (4.94%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.94%) Network Management
8 4 (4.94%) Server Management
8 4 (4.94%) Storage Management
9 3 (3.70%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (3.70%) Security Patching
9 3 (3.70%) Service Management
9 3 (3.70%) Software Asset Management
9 3 (3.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.23%) MCITP
3 1 (1.23%) MCSE
3 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 50 (61.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.17%) BitLocker
4 5 (6.17%) VMware Server
4 5 (6.17%) vSphere
5 3 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (3.70%) VMware NSX
5 3 (3.70%) XenApp
6 2 (2.47%) Firmware
7 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) SCOM
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (6.17%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (4.94%) Puppet
5 3 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.70%) vRealize
5 3 (3.70%) WSUS
5 3 (3.70%) ZENworks
6 2 (2.47%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.47%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 28 (34.57%) VMware
3 16 (19.75%) McAfee
4 7 (8.64%) Apple
4 7 (8.64%) HP
5 6 (7.41%) Citrix
6 5 (6.17%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.17%) Symantec
7 4 (4.94%) Cisco
7 4 (4.94%) Dell
7 4 (4.94%) Google
7 4 (4.94%) NetApp
8 3 (3.70%) Adobe
8 3 (3.70%) Samsung
8 3 (3.70%) Veeam
9 2 (2.47%) IBM
9 2 (2.47%) Qualys
9 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.47%) Sony
9 2 (2.47%) Wyse