The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 124 124 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing SCCM 42 64 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 1.36% 1.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.02% 13.85% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 68
Median daily rate £402 £373 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £183 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.60% -1.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.06 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -25.40%
SCCM
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
381 462 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.09% 9.85% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 366 389
Median daily rate £513 £439 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 14
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% -19.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the City of London region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the City of London region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 61 (73.49%) Windows
2 46 (55.42%) Active Directory
3 33 (39.76%) Citrix
4 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
4 31 (37.35%) VMware
5 29 (34.94%) Windows 7
6 27 (32.53%) Finance
7 24 (28.92%) Windows Server
8 23 (27.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (21.69%) XenApp
9 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (20.48%) SCOM
10 17 (20.48%) MS Office
11 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
12 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (18.07%) Banking
12 15 (18.07%) Windows 10
13 14 (16.87%) Firewall
14 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
14 13 (15.66%) XenDesktop
15 12 (14.46%) ITIL
15 12 (14.46%) DNS
16 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (13.25%) Migration
17 10 (12.05%) Cisco
17 10 (12.05%) HP
17 10 (12.05%) MS Exchange
17 10 (12.05%) Linux
17 10 (12.05%) MCSE
17 10 (12.05%) SQL

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (12.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (8.43%) Skype for Business
3 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.02%) IIS
4 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.61%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.41%) Apache
6 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.20%) JBoss
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (20.48%) MS Office
2 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Office 365
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) Firewall
2 12 (14.46%) DNS
3 9 (10.84%) DHCP
4 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.43%) SAN
6 6 (7.23%) LAN
6 6 (7.23%) Network Security
7 5 (6.02%) NetScaler
7 5 (6.02%) WAN
8 4 (4.82%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.61%) Internet
9 3 (3.61%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.41%) NAS
10 2 (2.41%) Skype
10 2 (2.41%) VLAN
11 1 (1.20%) BIG-IP
11 1 (1.20%) MPLS
11 1 (1.20%) VPN
11 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) JIRA
2 2 (2.41%) MSI
3 1 (1.20%) AdminStudio
General
1 27 (32.53%) Finance
2 15 (18.07%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Legal
4 3 (3.61%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.41%) French Language
5 2 (2.41%) German Language
5 2 (2.41%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (2.41%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Analyst
2 13 (15.66%) Windows Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Administrator
5 8 (9.64%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.23%) Citrix Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.02%) SCCM Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.82%) Rollout Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Systems Support
8 4 (4.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) Middleware
1 2 (2.41%) Software Packaging
1 2 (2.41%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.20%) HTML
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
1 6 (7.23%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (6.02%) Device Driver
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.61%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.41%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.41%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.20%) CMDB
5 1 (1.20%) Handset
5 1 (1.20%) iPhone
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (73.49%) Windows
2 29 (34.94%) Windows 7
3 24 (28.92%) Windows Server
4 23 (27.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (18.07%) Windows 10
7 10 (12.05%) Linux
8 9 (10.84%) Unix
9 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (8.43%) Windows 8
11 5 (6.02%) Mac OS X
12 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
13 2 (2.41%) Mac OS
13 2 (2.41%) VMS
13 2 (2.41%) Windows NT
14 1 (1.20%) Solaris
14 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.46%) ITIL
2 11 (13.25%) Migration
3 9 (10.84%) Asset Management
4 8 (9.64%) Security Operations
5 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (7.23%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (7.23%) SIEM
7 5 (6.02%) Data Management
8 4 (4.82%) Application Discovery
8 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.82%) Server Building
8 4 (4.82%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.61%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.61%) Service Management
10 2 (2.41%) Change Control
10 2 (2.41%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
2 10 (12.05%) SQL
3 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.82%) Python
3 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.41%) C#
4 2 (2.41%) VBScript
5 1 (1.20%) C++
5 1 (1.20%) Java
5 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.05%) MCSE
3 6 (7.23%) MCP
4 5 (6.02%) Degree
5 4 (4.82%) CCNA
5 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.61%) CISSP
6 3 (3.61%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.61%) MCDST
6 3 (3.61%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (2.41%) CEH
7 2 (2.41%) MCITP
7 2 (2.41%) MCSA
8 1 (1.20%) MCTS
8 1 (1.20%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (55.42%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.69%) XenApp
3 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (15.66%) XenDesktop
5 10 (12.05%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (9.64%) VMware ESX
7 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
7 7 (8.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (6.02%) vSphere
9 3 (3.61%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.61%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (3.61%) Xen
10 2 (2.41%) BitLocker
10 2 (2.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (2.41%) XenServer
11 1 (1.20%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.20%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (20.48%) SCOM
2 6 (7.23%) SCVMM
3 4 (4.82%) Casper Suite
3 4 (4.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (4.82%) WSUS
4 3 (3.61%) QRadar
5 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.41%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.41%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.20%) Control-M
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.20%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.20%) SCSM
6 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (39.76%) Citrix
2 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
2 31 (37.35%) VMware
3 10 (12.05%) Cisco
3 10 (12.05%) HP
3 10 (12.05%) Symantec
4 8 (9.64%) Dell
4 8 (9.64%) NetApp
5 6 (7.23%) Apple
6 5 (6.02%) Oracle
6 5 (6.02%) Sophos
7 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.82%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (3.61%) AppSense
8 3 (3.61%) Brocade
8 3 (3.61%) Juniper
8 3 (3.61%) Lotus
8 3 (3.61%) NetIQ
8 3 (3.61%) Qualys
8 3 (3.61%) Splunk