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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 93 106 106
Rank change year-on-year +13 0  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 34 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.57% 1.17% 0.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.17% 11.62% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 10
Median daily rate £303 £150 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +101.66% -51.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £147 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £415 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £318
% change year-on-year -4.00% -1.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.75 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.37% +5.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.71% +12.90%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 198 284 170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.17% 10.09% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 192 94
Median daily rate £425 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +31.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 £13.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.81% -28.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Yorkshire

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +14 16 £305 -14.68% 4
North Yorkshire +9 11 £238 +58.33%
South Yorkshire -11 2 £165 -54.16%
East Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 65 (84.42%) Windows
2 49 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
4 31 (40.26%) VMware
5 26 (33.77%) Windows 7
6 25 (32.47%) Windows Server
7 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (25.97%) MS Exchange
9 17 (22.08%) ITIL
10 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
11 15 (19.48%) MS Office
11 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
12 14 (18.18%) SCOM
13 13 (16.88%) Hyper-V
13 13 (16.88%) vSphere
14 12 (15.58%) SAN
14 12 (15.58%) Office 365
15 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (12.99%) DNS
16 10 (12.99%) SLA
16 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
16 10 (12.99%) Network Security
16 10 (12.99%) DevOps
16 10 (12.99%) Windows 10
17 9 (11.69%) Octopus Deploy
17 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
17 9 (11.69%) DHCP

SCCM
Top Related 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 20 (25.97%) MS Exchange
2 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.90%) IIS
5 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.30%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) MS Office
2 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) Office 365
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.19%) GitHub
4 4 (5.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.19%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) SAN
2 10 (12.99%) DNS
2 10 (12.99%) Network Security
3 9 (11.69%) DHCP
4 6 (7.79%) Firewall
5 5 (6.49%) VoIP
6 3 (3.90%) NAS
7 2 (2.60%) SMS
8 1 (1.30%) Broadband
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.30%) FTP
8 1 (1.30%) Internet
8 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.30%) LAN
8 1 (1.30%) SNMP
8 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.30%) VLAN
8 1 (1.30%) VPN
8 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
1 9 (11.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.49%) Hudson
3 4 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.30%) Ant
4 1 (1.30%) JIRA
4 1 (1.30%) Maven
4 1 (1.30%) MSI
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
4 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.30%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (9.09%) Law
2 3 (3.90%) Banking
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Local Government
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (16.88%) Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 8 (10.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) Support Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) Consultant
8 7 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) Active Directory Analyst
9 6 (7.79%) Desktop Support
9 6 (7.79%) SCCM Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) Active Directory Support
10 5 (6.49%) Exchange Support
10 5 (6.49%) Service Analyst
10 5 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) .NET
2 4 (5.19%) Web Services
3 2 (2.60%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.30%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.30%) WAP
4 1 (1.30%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
1 3 (3.90%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.60%) Clustering
2 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.60%) EMC VNXe
2 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.60%) Replication
2 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.60%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.30%) iPad
3 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.30%) PKI
3 1 (1.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 65 (84.42%) Windows
2 26 (33.77%) Windows 7
3 25 (32.47%) Windows Server
4 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (12.99%) Windows 10
7 5 (6.49%) Linux
7 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.60%) Solaris
8 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.30%) Android
9 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.30%) VMS
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) ITIL
2 10 (12.99%) DevOps
3 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (7.79%) Software Deployment
6 5 (6.49%) Application Packaging
6 5 (6.49%) Disk Encryption
7 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.19%) Migration
7 4 (5.19%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (5.19%) Patch Management
7 4 (5.19%) SDLC
8 3 (3.90%) Change Control
8 3 (3.90%) Coaching
9 2 (2.60%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.60%) Demand Forecasting
9 2 (2.60%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (2.60%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 9 (11.69%) SQL
3 2 (2.60%) Java
3 2 (2.60%) Python
3 2 (2.60%) Ruby
3 2 (2.60%) VBScript
4 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) DBS Check
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.90%) MCP
2 3 (3.90%) MCSE
3 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.30%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 49 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.88%) Hyper-V
3 13 (16.88%) vSphere
4 9 (11.69%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.49%) Docker
6 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.30%) KVM
7 1 (1.30%) NFS
7 1 (1.30%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.30%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.30%) vCloud
7 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.30%) Xen
7 1 (1.30%) XenApp
7 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (18.18%) SCOM
2 7 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 7 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (6.49%) Tivoli
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (5.19%) NetVault Backup
5 4 (5.19%) Puppet
5 4 (5.19%) WSUS
6 3 (3.90%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.60%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.60%) vRealize
8 1 (1.30%) Ansible
8 1 (1.30%) AppDNA
8 1 (1.30%) DameWare
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.30%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.30%) RANCID
8 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
2 31 (40.26%) VMware
3 9 (11.69%) Cisco
3 9 (11.69%) Dell
4 8 (10.39%) Symantec
5 6 (7.79%) NetApp
5 6 (7.79%) Veeam
6 5 (6.49%) Citrix
6 5 (6.49%) HP
6 5 (6.49%) Veritas
7 4 (5.19%) EMC
7 4 (5.19%) Google
8 3 (3.90%) Apple
8 3 (3.90%) BMC
8 3 (3.90%) Sophos
9 2 (2.60%) Juniper
9 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.60%) Sun
10 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.30%) Splunk