The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 124 102 144
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +42
Contract jobs citing SCCM 88 98 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.36% 1.57% 1.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.06% 23.84% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 70 38
Average daily rate £389 £375 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% +32.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £248 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £303 £288
% change year-on-year
-4.13% +5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.10 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £28.90 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
399 411 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.18% 6.59% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 302 281
Average daily rate £414 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCCM
London

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 18 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 141 (82.46%) Windows
2 97 (56.73%) Active Directory
3 80 (46.78%) Microsoft
4 66 (38.60%) Windows 7
5 58 (33.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (31.58%) Citrix
7 42 (24.56%) XenApp
8 40 (23.39%) PowerShell
9 37 (21.64%) VMware
10 33 (19.30%) SCOM
11 30 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (16.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 28 (16.37%) ITIL
14 27 (15.79%) MS Exchange
15 26 (15.20%) HP
16 24 (14.04%) MS Excel
16 24 (14.04%) Microsoft App-V
17 22 (12.87%) Migration
17 22 (12.87%) Finance
17 22 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (12.28%) Banking
18 21 (12.28%) DNS
19 20 (11.70%) Windows XP
20 19 (11.11%) Cisco
21 18 (10.53%) AppSense
22 17 (9.94%) TCP/IP
22 17 (9.94%) SQL
22 17 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2010
22 17 (9.94%) XenDesktop
23 16 (9.36%) XenServer

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.26%) Lync
4 7 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (4.09%) IIS
5 6 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.34%) WorkSite
8 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.17%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.36%) MS Office
3 3 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.17%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.58%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.58%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.28%) DNS
2 17 (9.94%) TCP/IP
3 16 (9.36%) DHCP
4 15 (8.77%) Firewall
5 12 (7.02%) NetScaler
5 12 (7.02%) VPN
6 11 (6.43%) SAN
7 7 (4.09%) LAN
7 7 (4.09%) WAN
8 6 (3.51%) SMS
8 6 (3.51%) Internet
8 6 (3.51%) NetScreen
8 6 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (2.92%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.75%) Wireless
10 3 (1.75%) LDAP
10 3 (1.75%) SSL
11 2 (1.17%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (1.17%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.58%) MS Access
5 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.58%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (4.09%) MSI
2 2 (1.17%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.58%) AdminStudio
General
1 22 (12.87%) Finance
2 21 (12.28%) Banking
3 10 (5.85%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.26%) Law
5 5 (2.92%) Legal
6 4 (2.34%) Back Office
7 3 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.17%) Front Office
8 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.17%) French Language
8 2 (1.17%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Retail
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (11.11%) Analyst
3 17 (9.94%) Architect
4 15 (8.77%) Desktop Support
5 13 (7.60%) Wintel Engineer
5 13 (7.60%) Administrator
5 13 (7.60%) SCCM Engineer
6 12 (7.02%) Support Analyst
6 12 (7.02%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (6.43%) Citrix Engineer
7 11 (6.43%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.85%) Desktop Analyst
8 10 (5.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 9 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (4.68%) Consultant
10 8 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (2.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (2.92%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.77%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.17%) XML
3 1 (0.58%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.19%) Clustering
2 12 (7.02%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.34%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.75%) CMDB
4 3 (1.75%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.75%) iPhone
4 3 (1.75%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.17%) Handset
5 2 (1.17%) Replication
6 1 (0.58%) Derivative
6 1 (0.58%) PKI
6 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.58%) Equities
6 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.58%) iPad
6 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 141 (82.46%) Windows
2 66 (38.60%) Windows 7
3 58 (33.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (16.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (11.70%) Windows XP
7 12 (7.02%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.09%) Linux
9 5 (2.92%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.75%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.75%) Android
11 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.17%) UNIX
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.58%) AIX
13 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.37%) ITIL
2 22 (12.87%) Migration
3 9 (5.26%) Change Management
4 6 (3.51%) Software Deployment
4 6 (3.51%) Problem Management
5 5 (2.92%) Configuration Management
5 5 (2.92%) Change Control
6 4 (2.34%) Product Management
6 4 (2.34%) Software Distribution
6 4 (2.34%) Service Management
6 4 (2.34%) Project Management
7 3 (1.75%) Release Management
7 3 (1.75%) Asset Management
7 3 (1.75%) PRINCE
7 3 (1.75%) CRM
8 2 (1.17%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.17%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (1.17%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.17%) DNA
8 2 (1.17%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.39%) PowerShell
2 17 (9.94%) SQL
3 9 (5.26%) VBScript
4 6 (3.51%) VB
5 4 (2.34%) C#
6 3 (1.75%) C
7 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.58%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.43%) DV Cleared
2 11 (6.43%) MCSE
3 9 (5.26%) MCSA
4 5 (2.92%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.34%) MCITP
6 3 (1.75%) MCP
6 3 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.75%) PMP
6 3 (1.75%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.17%) CCA
7 2 (1.17%) Degree
7 2 (1.17%) MCTS
8 1 (0.58%) MOS
8 1 (0.58%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (56.73%) Active Directory
2 42 (24.56%) XenApp
3 24 (14.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 22 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (9.94%) XenDesktop
6 16 (9.36%) XenServer
7 13 (7.60%) Hyper-V
8 11 (6.43%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (4.68%) vSphere
10 4 (2.34%) UAG
11 3 (1.75%) Xen
11 3 (1.75%) IAG
12 2 (1.17%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (19.30%) SCOM
2 7 (4.09%) WSUS
3 6 (3.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.75%) AppDNA
7 2 (1.17%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.17%) OpenView
8 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.58%) MOM
8 1 (0.58%) SCSM
8 1 (0.58%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.58%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.58%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.58%) Ionix
Vendors
1 80 (46.78%) Microsoft
2 54 (31.58%) Citrix
3 37 (21.64%) VMware
4 26 (15.20%) HP
5 19 (11.11%) Cisco
6 18 (10.53%) AppSense
7 8 (4.68%) Bloomberg
7 8 (4.68%) Symantec
7 8 (4.68%) Remedy
7 8 (4.68%) Altiris
8 7 (4.09%) Reuters
8 7 (4.09%) BMC
8 7 (4.09%) Juniper
8 7 (4.09%) EMC
9 5 (2.92%) CA
9 5 (2.92%) Apple
9 5 (2.92%) Dell
9 5 (2.92%) IBM
10 4 (2.34%) Infoblox
10 4 (2.34%) Adobe
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Applitracker
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago