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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 103 163 138
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -25
Contract jobs citing SCCM 100 66 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.72% 0.91% 1.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.79% 15.57% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 43 55
Average daily rate
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£345 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £153 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £517 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 9
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.10 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £21.60 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
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
481 424 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.27% 5.87% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 297 346
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 13
Average hourly rate £18.50 £24.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.91% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £19.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £35.00 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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 1 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 152 (80.42%) Windows
2 100 (52.91%) Active Directory
3 91 (48.15%) Citrix
4 73 (38.62%) Microsoft
4 73 (38.62%) Windows 7
5 66 (34.92%) XenApp
6 61 (32.28%) Finance
7 60 (31.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (22.22%) Banking
9 39 (20.63%) VMware
10 38 (20.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 36 (19.05%) SCOM
12 27 (14.29%) SQL
12 27 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (13.76%) XenDesktop
14 25 (13.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (13.23%) PowerShell
14 25 (13.23%) Wyse
15 23 (12.17%) ITIL
16 22 (11.64%) MS Excel
16 22 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (11.11%) Migration
17 21 (11.11%) MS Office
18 20 (10.58%) DNS
19 18 (9.52%) HP
19 18 (9.52%) XenServer
20 17 (8.99%) Hyper-V
21 16 (8.47%) vSphere
22 15 (7.94%) Cisco
22 15 (7.94%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 14 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 14 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (3.17%) IIS
3 5 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.12%) Lync
5 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.59%) WorkSite
6 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 22 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.06%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.58%) DNS
2 15 (7.94%) SAN
3 13 (6.88%) Firewall
3 13 (6.88%) NetScaler
4 10 (5.29%) DHCP
5 9 (4.76%) WAN
6 8 (4.23%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.70%) VPN
8 6 (3.17%) LAN
9 4 (2.12%) Internet
9 4 (2.12%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.06%) Wireless
11 2 (1.06%) SMS
12 1 (0.53%) Cisco ISE
12 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.53%) NAS
12 1 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (5.29%) MSI
2 1 (0.53%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.53%) AdminStudio
General
1 61 (32.28%) Finance
2 42 (22.22%) Banking
3 10 (5.29%) Law
4 7 (3.70%) Back Office
5 5 (2.65%) Front Office
5 5 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.12%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (11.64%) Analyst
1 22 (11.64%) Desktop Engineer
2 19 (10.05%) Architect
3 18 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 17 (8.99%) Consultant
4 17 (8.99%) Citrix Engineer
5 16 (8.47%) Support Engineer
5 16 (8.47%) SCCM Engineer
6 14 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (6.35%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.23%) Desktop Analyst
9 8 (4.23%) Administrator
10 7 (3.70%) Service Analyst
10 7 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (3.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 7 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (3.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.35%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.59%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) DCOM
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.35%) Blackberry
2 10 (5.29%) Fat Client
2 10 (5.29%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.76%) Clustering
4 7 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.17%) PKI
6 4 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.06%) PDA
7 2 (1.06%) CMDB
7 2 (1.06%) CESG
7 2 (1.06%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.06%) NHS
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.53%) Replication
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.53%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 152 (80.42%) Windows
2 73 (38.62%) Windows 7
3 60 (31.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (13.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 10 (5.29%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.76%) Linux
9 4 (2.12%) UNIX
10 3 (1.59%) Solaris
10 3 (1.59%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.53%) AIX
12 1 (0.53%) Android
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.17%) ITIL
2 21 (11.11%) Migration
3 7 (3.70%) Asset Management
4 6 (3.17%) Incident Management
4 6 (3.17%) Problem Management
4 6 (3.17%) Change Management
5 5 (2.65%) Project Management
5 5 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (2.12%) Investment Management
6 4 (2.12%) Business Continuity
6 4 (2.12%) Configuration Management
6 4 (2.12%) Service Delivery
6 4 (2.12%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (2.12%) Software Licensing
7 3 (1.59%) Coaching
7 3 (1.59%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (1.59%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (1.59%) Programme Management
7 3 (1.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.29%) SQL
2 25 (13.23%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.35%) VBScript
4 5 (2.65%) VB
4 5 (2.65%) C#
5 2 (1.06%) C
6 1 (0.53%) Perl
6 1 (0.53%) VBA
6 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.70%) CCA
5 6 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.17%) MCSE
6 5 (2.65%) MCSA
6 5 (2.65%) MCTS
7 4 (2.12%) MCP
8 3 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.59%) MOS
8 3 (1.59%) MCITP
9 2 (1.06%) Degree
9 2 (1.06%) CCNA
9 2 (1.06%) CCEA
9 2 (1.06%) CCEE
10 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 100 (52.91%) Active Directory
2 66 (34.92%) XenApp
3 38 (20.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 26 (13.76%) XenDesktop
5 22 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (9.52%) XenServer
7 17 (8.99%) Hyper-V
8 16 (8.47%) vSphere
9 4 (2.12%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.59%) UAG
10 3 (1.59%) Xen
11 2 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.06%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.53%) vCloud
12 1 (0.53%) Firmware
12 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.53%) Novell eDirectory
12 1 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (19.05%) SCOM
2 8 (4.23%) SCOrch
3 5 (2.65%) SCVMM
3 5 (2.65%) WMI
4 4 (2.12%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (2.12%) HP SIM
4 4 (2.12%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (1.59%) Control-M
6 2 (1.06%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.06%) DameWare
6 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.06%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.06%) SCSM
6 2 (1.06%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.53%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.53%) PureDisk
7 1 (0.53%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 91 (48.15%) Citrix
2 73 (38.62%) Microsoft
3 39 (20.63%) VMware
4 25 (13.23%) Wyse
5 18 (9.52%) HP
6 15 (7.94%) Cisco
7 11 (5.82%) AppSense
8 7 (3.70%) EMC
9 6 (3.17%) NetApp
9 6 (3.17%) Remedy
9 6 (3.17%) BMC
10 5 (2.65%) Sophos
11 4 (2.12%) Bloomberg
11 4 (2.12%) Juniper
11 4 (2.12%) Dell
11 4 (2.12%) F5
12 3 (1.59%) CA
12 3 (1.59%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.59%) McAfee
12 3 (1.59%) Reuters
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