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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 100 143 127
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -16
Contract jobs citing SCCM 51 56 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.62% 1.09% 1.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.96% 13.69% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 42 46
Average daily rate £369 £388 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +8.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £161 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.25 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +16.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.61 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.10% -25.66%
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
284 409 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.02% 7.96% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 299 275
Average daily rate £450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.35 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.79% +24.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SCCM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCCM.

1 94 (84.68%) Windows
2 78 (70.27%) Active Directory
3 59 (53.15%) Citrix
4 49 (44.14%) Windows 7
5 42 (37.84%) VMware
5 42 (37.84%) Finance
6 38 (34.23%) ITIL
7 37 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 36 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (31.53%) PowerShell
9 35 (31.53%) XenApp
10 34 (30.63%) MS Office
11 31 (27.93%) Windows Server
12 28 (25.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (20.72%) VBScript
14 22 (19.82%) Blackberry
14 22 (19.82%) Microsoft App-V
15 20 (18.02%) XenDesktop
15 20 (18.02%) SCOM
15 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (17.12%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (14.41%) DNS
19 15 (13.51%) MCSE
19 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
19 15 (13.51%) SharePoint
20 14 (12.61%) MS Exchange
20 14 (12.61%) MCP
20 14 (12.61%) DHCP
20 14 (12.61%) AppSense

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SCCM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCCM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 14 (12.61%) MS Exchange
3 10 (9.01%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.21%) IIS
5 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (30.63%) MS Office
2 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.90%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) Office 365
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.80%) PaaS
4 1 (0.90%) IaaS
4 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.41%) DNS
2 14 (12.61%) DHCP
3 10 (9.01%) NetScaler
4 9 (8.11%) LAN
5 7 (6.31%) VPN
5 7 (6.31%) WAN
6 5 (4.50%) Internet
6 5 (4.50%) SAN
6 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.50%) WebEx
7 4 (3.60%) Skype
7 4 (3.60%) VoIP
8 3 (2.70%) Firewall
8 3 (2.70%) SSL
9 2 (1.80%) SNMP
9 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.90%) FTP
10 1 (0.90%) PBX
10 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.70%) Big Data
4 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MSI
2 2 (1.80%) InstallShield
General
1 42 (37.84%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Banking
3 7 (6.31%) Law
4 6 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.41%) Legal
5 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.90%) Back Office
7 1 (0.90%) Electronics
7 1 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (21.62%) Analyst
2 22 (19.82%) Desktop Support
3 16 (14.41%) Support Analyst
4 12 (10.81%) Desktop Analyst
4 12 (10.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 11 (9.91%) Citrix Support
6 10 (9.01%) Citrix Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Citrix Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Consultant
7 8 (7.21%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.41%) Architect
9 6 (5.41%) Desktop Manager
9 6 (5.41%) Desktop Support Manager
9 6 (5.41%) SCCM Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Support Manager
9 6 (5.41%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.80%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.80%) HTML
2 2 (1.80%) jQuery
2 2 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (1.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.82%) Blackberry
2 8 (7.21%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.31%) Clustering
3 7 (6.31%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.60%) BYOD
4 4 (3.60%) Hedge funds
4 4 (3.60%) User Experience
5 3 (2.70%) CMDB
5 3 (2.70%) PKI
6 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) NHS
6 1 (0.90%) PDA
6 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.90%) Social Media
6 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.90%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 94 (84.68%) Windows
2 49 (44.14%) Windows 7
3 36 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (27.93%) Windows Server
5 28 (25.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (10.81%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (6.31%) Windows 8
9 6 (5.41%) Apple iOS
10 5 (4.50%) Android
10 5 (4.50%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.60%) Linux
12 2 (1.80%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.90%) Debian
13 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.90%) Unix
13 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) ITIL
2 11 (9.91%) Service Delivery
3 8 (7.21%) Patch Management
4 7 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (5.41%) Service Management
6 5 (4.50%) Software Deployment
7 4 (3.60%) Change Management
7 4 (3.60%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.60%) Investment Management
7 4 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.60%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.60%) Release Management
7 4 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.60%) Workflow
8 3 (2.70%) Big Data Analytics
8 3 (2.70%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.70%) Document Management
8 3 (2.70%) ITIL V3
8 3 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.53%) PowerShell
2 23 (20.72%) VBScript
3 11 (9.91%) SQL
4 10 (9.01%) VB
5 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.70%) VBA
6 2 (1.80%) C#
6 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.90%) Java
7 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (13.51%) MCSE
3 14 (12.61%) MCP
4 12 (10.81%) MCDST
5 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.60%) MCSA
8 2 (1.80%) CCEE
8 2 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.90%) CCA
9 1 (0.90%) CCEA
9 1 (0.90%) CCNP
9 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.90%) ISEB
9 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.71%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 78 (70.27%) Active Directory
2 35 (31.53%) XenApp
3 22 (19.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (18.02%) XenDesktop
5 19 (17.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (9.01%) Hyper-V
7 8 (7.21%) BitLocker
8 7 (6.31%) VMware ESX
9 6 (5.41%) vSphere
10 4 (3.60%) XenServer
11 3 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (2.70%) ISA Server
11 3 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (2.70%) Xen
12 1 (0.90%) Firmware
12 1 (0.90%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.90%) UAG
12 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (18.02%) SCOM
2 6 (5.41%) WSUS
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (2.70%) SCOrch
4 3 (2.70%) SCSM
5 2 (1.80%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.90%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.90%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.90%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.90%) Control-M
6 1 (0.90%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.90%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.90%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (0.90%) vMotion
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.90%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 59 (53.15%) Citrix
2 42 (37.84%) VMware
3 37 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (12.61%) AppSense
5 11 (9.91%) HP
6 9 (8.11%) Dell
7 7 (6.31%) Cisco
8 6 (5.41%) Bloomberg
8 6 (5.41%) Reuters
9 5 (4.50%) NetApp
9 5 (4.50%) Polycom
10 4 (3.60%) Apple
11 3 (2.70%) Bomgar
11 3 (2.70%) iManage
11 3 (2.70%) Intel Security
11 3 (2.70%) Remedy
11 3 (2.70%) Wyse
12 2 (1.80%) Altiris
12 2 (1.80%) F5
12 2 (1.80%) Juniper
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mint
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 days ago