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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 102 173 129
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -44
Contract jobs citing SCCM 100 58 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.70% 0.79% 1.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.84% 13.65% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 44 60
Average daily rate
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£313 £315 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £184 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £303
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +3.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £18.46 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.21% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.70 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.20 £68.85 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-17.07% -4.65%
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
504 425 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.56% 5.78% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 300 349
Average daily rate £425 £375 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 13
Average hourly rate £18.48 £22.60 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.21% +15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.64 £37.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 154 (81.91%) Windows
2 99 (52.66%) Active Directory
3 91 (48.40%) Citrix
4 74 (39.36%) Microsoft
5 69 (36.70%) Windows 7
6 67 (35.64%) XenApp
7 61 (32.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (28.19%) Finance
9 46 (24.47%) Banking
10 37 (19.68%) VMware
11 36 (19.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 33 (17.55%) PowerShell
12 33 (17.55%) SCOM
13 31 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (13.30%) Wyse
14 25 (13.30%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (12.23%) SQL
15 23 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (12.23%) XenServer
15 23 (12.23%) XenDesktop
16 21 (11.17%) ITIL
17 20 (10.64%) MS Excel
17 20 (10.64%) DNS
18 19 (10.11%) HP
19 18 (9.57%) Migration
20 16 (8.51%) MS Office
21 15 (7.98%) Security Cleared
21 15 (7.98%) Hyper-V
22 14 (7.45%) AppSense
22 14 (7.45%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (6.91%) MS Exchange
1 13 (6.91%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.72%) IIS
3 5 (2.66%) Lync
4 4 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.53%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
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
1 2 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.64%) DNS
2 14 (7.45%) SAN
2 14 (7.45%) NetScaler
3 10 (5.32%) Firewall
3 10 (5.32%) DHCP
4 9 (4.79%) WAN
5 8 (4.26%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.72%) LAN
7 5 (2.66%) Unified Communications
8 4 (2.13%) SMS
8 4 (2.13%) VPN
9 2 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.53%) NAS
10 1 (0.53%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.53%) FTP
10 1 (0.53%) Internet
10 1 (0.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (4.79%) MSI
2 2 (1.06%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.53%) AdminStudio
General
1 53 (28.19%) Finance
2 46 (24.47%) Banking
3 7 (3.72%) Investment Banking
3 7 (3.72%) Back Office
4 6 (3.19%) Law
5 5 (2.66%) Front Office
6 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.06%) Legal
6 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (10.11%) Desktop Engineer
1 19 (10.11%) Citrix Engineer
2 18 (9.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (9.57%) Architect
2 18 (9.57%) Analyst
3 17 (9.04%) SCCM Engineer
4 16 (8.51%) Desktop Support
5 15 (7.98%) Support Engineer
6 14 (7.45%) Wintel Engineer
6 14 (7.45%) Consultant
7 11 (5.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (5.85%) Administrator
8 9 (4.79%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.26%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 8 (4.26%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (3.19%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.19%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.19%) Citrix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.79%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.60%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.53%) DCOM
3 1 (0.53%) XML
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.32%) Clustering
2 9 (4.79%) Fat Client
2 9 (4.79%) Thin Client
3 8 (4.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.60%) PKI
4 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.06%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.06%) NHS
5 2 (1.06%) CMDB
5 2 (1.06%) PDA
5 2 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.53%) Replication
6 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 154 (81.91%) Windows
2 69 (36.70%) Windows 7
3 61 (32.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (13.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (7.45%) Windows XP
7 9 (4.79%) Linux
7 9 (4.79%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.13%) UNIX
9 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.60%) Solaris
9 3 (1.60%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (11.17%) ITIL
2 18 (9.57%) Migration
3 6 (3.19%) Project Management
3 6 (3.19%) Change Management
3 6 (3.19%) Incident Management
3 6 (3.19%) Problem Management
4 5 (2.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (2.66%) Configuration Management
5 4 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (2.13%) Workflow
5 4 (2.13%) Business Continuity
5 4 (2.13%) Asset Management
6 3 (1.60%) Change Control
6 3 (1.60%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (1.60%) Programme Management
6 3 (1.60%) Time Management
7 2 (1.06%) ITSM
7 2 (1.06%) Identity Management
7 2 (1.06%) Service Management
7 2 (1.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.55%) PowerShell
2 23 (12.23%) SQL
3 14 (7.45%) VBScript
4 6 (3.19%) C#
5 5 (2.66%) VB
6 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.72%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.72%) CCA
5 5 (2.66%) MCTS
5 5 (2.66%) MCSA
6 4 (2.13%) MCSE
6 4 (2.13%) MCP
6 4 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.06%) Degree
7 2 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) CCEE
8 1 (0.53%) MOS
8 1 (0.53%) MCITP
8 1 (0.53%) CCEA
8 1 (0.53%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (52.66%) Active Directory
2 67 (35.64%) XenApp
3 36 (19.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 23 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (12.23%) XenServer
4 23 (12.23%) XenDesktop
5 15 (7.98%) Hyper-V
6 12 (6.38%) vSphere
7 6 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.13%) Xen
9 3 (1.60%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.06%) UAG
11 1 (0.53%) vCloud
11 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (17.55%) SCOM
2 8 (4.26%) SCOrch
3 5 (2.66%) WMI
4 4 (2.13%) HP SIM
5 3 (1.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.60%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (1.60%) WSUS
5 3 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.60%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.60%) Control-M
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.06%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.06%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.06%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.06%) SCSM
7 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.53%) PureDisk
7 1 (0.53%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 91 (48.40%) Citrix
2 74 (39.36%) Microsoft
3 37 (19.68%) VMware
4 25 (13.30%) Wyse
5 19 (10.11%) HP
6 14 (7.45%) AppSense
6 14 (7.45%) Cisco
7 7 (3.72%) EMC
7 7 (3.72%) Remedy
8 6 (3.19%) BMC
9 4 (2.13%) McAfee
9 4 (2.13%) Sophos
9 4 (2.13%) Bloomberg
10 3 (1.60%) F5
10 3 (1.60%) Infoblox
10 3 (1.60%) PlateSpin
10 3 (1.60%) Dell
10 3 (1.60%) Juniper
10 3 (1.60%) NetApp
10 3 (1.60%) CA
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £8.00 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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MBA Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 24 days ago