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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 144 126 121
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing SCCM 53 82 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.04% 1.39% 1.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.98% 20.60% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 40
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£381 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £154 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £17.38 £14.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.82% -23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.73 £13.10 £17.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £16.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.98% -26.36%
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
379 398 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.47% 6.73% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 271 202
Average daily rate £450 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £529 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
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 £16.50 £13.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.76 £23.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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.

1 100 (75.19%) Windows
2 69 (51.88%) Active Directory
3 57 (42.86%) Citrix
4 48 (36.09%) Microsoft
4 48 (36.09%) Finance
4 48 (36.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (32.33%) Windows 7
6 41 (30.83%) VMware
7 38 (28.57%) SCOM
8 30 (22.56%) XenApp
9 26 (19.55%) Migration
10 25 (18.80%) MS Office
11 23 (17.29%) XenDesktop
11 23 (17.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 22 (16.54%) MS Excel
12 22 (16.54%) MS Exchange
12 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (14.29%) SQL
13 19 (14.29%) DNS
14 18 (13.53%) ITIL
14 18 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (13.53%) PowerShell
15 17 (12.78%) Application Packaging
15 17 (12.78%) Banking
16 15 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (10.53%) SAN
18 13 (9.77%) HP
18 13 (9.77%) vSphere
19 12 (9.02%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (16.54%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (6.77%) IIS
3 9 (6.77%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.01%) Lync
5 4 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.50%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (18.80%) MS Office
2 22 (16.54%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Eikon
1 1 (0.75%) Agresso
1 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) Office 365
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) IaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.29%) DNS
2 14 (10.53%) SAN
3 11 (8.27%) Firewall
3 11 (8.27%) DHCP
4 9 (6.77%) WAN
5 8 (6.02%) NetScaler
6 6 (4.51%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.51%) LAN
7 5 (3.76%) VPN
7 5 (3.76%) Internet
8 4 (3.01%) FTP
9 3 (2.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.26%) Wireless
9 3 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.50%) SNMP
10 2 (1.50%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.75%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (0.75%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MSI
General
1 48 (36.09%) Finance
2 17 (12.78%) Banking
3 10 (7.52%) Law
4 5 (3.76%) Legal
4 5 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.76%) Retail
5 4 (3.01%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.01%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.26%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.50%) Front Office
7 2 (1.50%) Back Office
7 2 (1.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (20.30%) Analyst
2 17 (12.78%) Desktop Support
2 17 (12.78%) Consultant
3 12 (9.02%) Support Analyst
3 12 (9.02%) Desktop Engineer
4 11 (8.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.27%) Architect
4 11 (8.27%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.52%) Desktop Analyst
6 8 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.02%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 8 (6.02%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (3.76%) SCCM Consultant
8 5 (3.76%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.76%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.76%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (3.01%) Web Engineer
9 4 (3.01%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.78%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.50%) COM
3 1 (0.75%) Web Services
3 1 (0.75%) XML
3 1 (0.75%) .NET
3 1 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.75%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.51%) Clustering
4 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.76%) PKI
5 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.26%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.26%) Replication
5 3 (2.26%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.50%) CMDB
6 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.50%) SecurID
6 2 (1.50%) CESG
6 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.75%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.75%) iSeries
7 1 (0.75%) iPhone
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 100 (75.19%) Windows
2 48 (36.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (32.33%) Windows 7
4 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.02%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.26%) Linux
7 3 (2.26%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.50%) Android
8 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.75%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.55%) Migration
2 18 (13.53%) ITIL
3 8 (6.02%) Asset Management
4 6 (4.51%) Configuration Management
4 6 (4.51%) E-Commerce
5 4 (3.01%) Use Case
5 4 (3.01%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.26%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (2.26%) DevOps
6 3 (2.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.26%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.26%) Investment Management
6 3 (2.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.50%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.50%) Data Protection
7 2 (1.50%) Information Assurance
7 2 (1.50%) Information Security
7 2 (1.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (1.50%) Service Management
7 2 (1.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.29%) SQL
2 18 (13.53%) PowerShell
3 11 (8.27%) VBScript
4 6 (4.51%) C#
5 3 (2.26%) VB
5 3 (2.26%) C
6 2 (1.50%) Perl
6 2 (1.50%) VBA
7 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.77%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.77%) MCSE
3 6 (4.51%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.76%) MCSA
5 4 (3.01%) MCP
6 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.26%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (2.26%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.26%) MCITP
7 2 (1.50%) MCTS
7 2 (1.50%) MOS
7 2 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.50%) CCEA
7 2 (1.50%) CCNA
7 2 (1.50%) CCEE
8 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.75%) CCNP
8 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 69 (51.88%) Active Directory
2 30 (22.56%) XenApp
3 23 (17.29%) XenDesktop
3 23 (17.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (9.77%) vSphere
6 9 (6.77%) Hyper-V
7 7 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (4.51%) XenServer
8 6 (4.51%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.26%) UAG
9 3 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.50%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.50%) vCloud
11 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.75%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 38 (28.57%) SCOM
2 8 (6.02%) SCOrch
3 7 (5.26%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.01%) WMI
4 4 (3.01%) DameWare
4 4 (3.01%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (3.01%) HP SIM
4 4 (3.01%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (2.26%) EdgeSight
6 2 (1.50%) Control-M
6 2 (1.50%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.75%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 57 (42.86%) Citrix
2 48 (36.09%) Microsoft
3 41 (30.83%) VMware
4 13 (9.77%) HP
5 12 (9.02%) NetApp
6 11 (8.27%) AppSense
7 9 (6.77%) EMC
8 6 (4.51%) Cisco
9 5 (3.76%) F5
9 5 (3.76%) BMC
9 5 (3.76%) Sophos
10 4 (3.01%) Reuters
10 4 (3.01%) Bloomberg
10 4 (3.01%) Dell
11 3 (2.26%) Juniper
11 3 (2.26%) McAfee
11 3 (2.26%) Websense
11 3 (2.26%) Altiris
12 2 (1.50%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.50%) CheckPoint
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