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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 138 125 134
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing SCCM 58 80 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.04% 1.20% 1.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.71% 19.42% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 38
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.41% +19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £153 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £504 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £17.38 £13.25 £18.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.13% -29.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £12.50 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £14.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.46 £20.06 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-17.97% -27.71%
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
423 412 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.57% 6.20% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 290 217
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £12.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £35.21 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 123 (75.46%) Windows
2 86 (52.76%) Active Directory
3 74 (45.40%) Citrix
4 60 (36.81%) Finance
5 57 (34.97%) Windows 7
6 56 (34.36%) Microsoft
7 52 (31.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (26.38%) XenApp
9 39 (23.93%) SCOM
10 38 (23.31%) VMware
11 29 (17.79%) MS Office
12 28 (17.18%) Banking
13 27 (16.56%) Microsoft App-V
13 27 (16.56%) MS Excel
14 26 (15.95%) XenDesktop
15 25 (15.34%) Migration
16 24 (14.72%) DNS
17 22 (13.50%) MS Exchange
17 22 (13.50%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (12.88%) ITIL
18 21 (12.88%) SQL
18 21 (12.88%) PowerShell
19 18 (11.04%) Application Packaging
19 18 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
20 16 (9.82%) Windows Server 2012
20 16 (9.82%) Windows XP
21 14 (8.59%) vSphere
22 13 (7.98%) Security Cleared
22 13 (7.98%) SharePoint
22 13 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (13.50%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.98%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.13%) IIS
3 10 (6.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.07%) Lync
5 4 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.23%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 29 (17.79%) MS Office
2 27 (16.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) Eikon
2 1 (0.61%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) Office 365
2 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.72%) DNS
2 12 (7.36%) SAN
2 12 (7.36%) DHCP
3 11 (6.75%) Firewall
4 7 (4.29%) WAN
4 7 (4.29%) NetScaler
4 7 (4.29%) VPN
5 6 (3.68%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.68%) Internet
6 5 (3.07%) FTP
7 4 (2.45%) LAN
7 4 (2.45%) Wireless
8 3 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.23%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.23%) SNMP
10 1 (0.61%) VoIP
10 1 (0.61%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.91%) MSI
General
1 60 (36.81%) Finance
2 28 (17.18%) Banking
3 11 (6.75%) Law
4 5 (3.07%) Retail
4 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.45%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.45%) Front Office
5 4 (2.45%) Back Office
5 4 (2.45%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.45%) Legal
6 3 (1.84%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (15.95%) Analyst
2 21 (12.88%) Desktop Support
2 21 (12.88%) Consultant
3 18 (11.04%) Support Engineer
3 18 (11.04%) Desktop Engineer
4 13 (7.98%) Architect
5 12 (7.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.75%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.13%) Desktop Analyst
8 9 (5.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (5.52%) SCCM Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 8 (4.91%) Citrix Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.29%) Service Analyst
11 6 (3.68%) SCCM Consultant
12 5 (3.07%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.07%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.04%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.23%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.23%) .NET
2 2 (1.23%) COM
3 1 (0.61%) DCOM
3 1 (0.61%) Web Services
3 1 (0.61%) XML
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.98%) Blackberry
2 9 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.68%) Clustering
3 6 (3.68%) Thin Client
3 6 (3.68%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.07%) PKI
5 3 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.84%) CMDB
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.23%) PDA
6 2 (1.23%) SecurID
6 2 (1.23%) CESG
6 2 (1.23%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 123 (75.46%) Windows
2 57 (34.97%) Windows 7
3 52 (31.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (13.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (9.82%) Windows XP
5 16 (9.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.84%) Linux
8 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.23%) Android
8 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.61%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.34%) Migration
2 21 (12.88%) ITIL
3 8 (4.91%) Asset Management
4 7 (4.29%) Problem Management
4 7 (4.29%) E-Commerce
4 7 (4.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (3.68%) Change Management
6 5 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.07%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.45%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (2.45%) DevOps
7 4 (2.45%) Investment Management
8 3 (1.84%) Incident Management
8 3 (1.84%) Project Management
8 3 (1.84%) Service Management
8 3 (1.84%) Business Continuity
8 3 (1.84%) Coaching
8 3 (1.84%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (1.84%) Information Assurance
9 2 (1.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.88%) SQL
1 21 (12.88%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.13%) VBScript
3 5 (3.07%) C#
4 3 (1.84%) VB
4 3 (1.84%) C
5 2 (1.23%) Perl
5 2 (1.23%) VBA
6 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.52%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.68%) MCSE
3 6 (3.68%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (3.07%) MCSA
5 4 (2.45%) CCA
5 4 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.45%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.84%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.84%) MCTS
6 3 (1.84%) MCITP
6 3 (1.84%) MCP
7 2 (1.23%) CCNA
7 2 (1.23%) CCEA
7 2 (1.23%) Degree
7 2 (1.23%) MOS
7 2 (1.23%) CCEE
8 1 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.13%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (52.76%) Active Directory
2 43 (26.38%) XenApp
3 27 (16.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 26 (15.95%) XenDesktop
5 18 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (8.59%) vSphere
7 10 (6.13%) Hyper-V
8 6 (3.68%) XenServer
9 5 (3.07%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (2.45%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.84%) UAG
12 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.23%) vCloud
12 2 (1.23%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.61%) Novell eDirectory
13 1 (0.61%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 39 (23.93%) SCOM
2 8 (4.91%) SCOrch
3 7 (4.29%) SCVMM
4 5 (3.07%) DameWare
5 4 (2.45%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (2.45%) HP SIM
5 4 (2.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 4 (2.45%) WMI
6 3 (1.84%) EdgeSight
7 2 (1.23%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.23%) Control-M
7 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.61%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.61%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.61%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.61%) PureDisk
8 1 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 74 (45.40%) Citrix
2 56 (34.36%) Microsoft
3 38 (23.31%) VMware
4 12 (7.36%) AppSense
4 12 (7.36%) HP
5 11 (6.75%) Wyse
6 10 (6.13%) NetApp
7 8 (4.91%) Cisco
8 7 (4.29%) EMC
9 6 (3.68%) BMC
10 5 (3.07%) Bloomberg
10 5 (3.07%) Remedy
10 5 (3.07%) Sophos
10 5 (3.07%) F5
11 4 (2.45%) McAfee
11 4 (2.45%) Reuters
11 4 (2.45%) Altiris
11 4 (2.45%) Dell
12 3 (1.84%) Juniper
12 3 (1.84%) Apple
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