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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 117 143 132
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Contract jobs citing SCCM 40 57 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 1.04% 1.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.31% 12.58% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 70
Average daily rate £410 £325 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 £292
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.28 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% -17.58%
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
388 453 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.11% 8.28% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 349 317
Average daily rate £475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 76 (85.39%) Windows
2 56 (62.92%) Active Directory
3 49 (55.06%) Citrix
4 38 (42.70%) Finance
5 37 (41.57%) MS Office
6 36 (40.45%) Windows 7
7 32 (35.96%) XenApp
7 32 (35.96%) ITIL
8 29 (32.58%) VMware
9 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
10 25 (28.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (24.72%) PowerShell
11 22 (24.72%) Windows Server
12 18 (20.22%) Blackberry
12 18 (20.22%) MS Excel
12 18 (20.22%) XenDesktop
13 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (17.98%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (15.73%) MCSE
15 13 (14.61%) MCP
15 13 (14.61%) SCOM
16 12 (13.48%) Windows 2000 Server
16 12 (13.48%) MCDST
16 12 (13.48%) HP
16 12 (13.48%) DNS
17 11 (12.36%) VBScript
17 11 (12.36%) SharePoint
17 11 (12.36%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (12.36%) MS Exchange
1 11 (12.36%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.11%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.12%) JBoss
6 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (41.57%) MS Office
2 18 (20.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) SaaS
2 4 (4.49%) Office 365
3 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) PaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) DNS
2 9 (10.11%) DHCP
3 8 (8.99%) Internet
3 8 (8.99%) LAN
3 8 (8.99%) SAN
4 7 (7.87%) NetScaler
4 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.74%) Skype
6 5 (5.62%) Firewall
6 5 (5.62%) WAN
6 5 (5.62%) WebEx
7 3 (3.37%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.37%) VoIP
7 3 (3.37%) VPN
8 2 (2.25%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.25%) SNMP
9 1 (1.12%) DMZ
9 1 (1.12%) NAS
9 1 (1.12%) Network Security
9 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.37%) Big Data
4 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MSI
2 3 (3.37%) AdminStudio
2 3 (3.37%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 38 (42.70%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Legal
3 6 (6.74%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Back Office
5 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.12%) Front Office
5 1 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (21.35%) Analyst
1 19 (21.35%) Desktop Support
2 13 (14.61%) Support Analyst
3 11 (12.36%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Citrix Support
4 10 (11.24%) Desktop Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Citrix Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Citrix Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.62%) Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) Rollout Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Desktop Support Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) .NET
1 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
1 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.25%) HTML
1 2 (2.25%) jQuery
1 2 (2.25%) Software Packaging
1 2 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (2.25%) XML
2 1 (1.12%) Middleware
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.11%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.87%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.49%) Device Driver
4 4 (4.49%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.49%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.49%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.49%) User Experience
5 3 (3.37%) CMDB
5 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.25%) BYOD
6 2 (2.25%) Clustering
6 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.12%) iPhone
7 1 (1.12%) PDA
7 1 (1.12%) Social Media
7 1 (1.12%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 76 (85.39%) Windows
2 36 (40.45%) Windows 7
3 25 (28.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (24.72%) Windows Server
5 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (13.48%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (11.24%) Windows 10
8 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (6.74%) Linux
10 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
10 4 (4.49%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.25%) Unix
12 1 (1.12%) Debian
12 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.12%) Solaris
12 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.96%) ITIL
2 8 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (7.87%) Asset Management
3 7 (7.87%) Data Management
4 6 (6.74%) Change Management
4 6 (6.74%) Problem Management
4 6 (6.74%) Software Deployment
5 5 (5.62%) Analytics
5 5 (5.62%) Workflow
6 4 (4.49%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.49%) Migration
6 4 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.49%) SDLC
6 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.37%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.37%) Data Analytics
7 3 (3.37%) Patch Management
7 3 (3.37%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.72%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.36%) VBScript
3 7 (7.87%) VB
4 4 (4.49%) SQL
5 2 (2.25%) C#
5 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.25%) VBA
6 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.73%) MCSE
3 13 (14.61%) MCP
4 12 (13.48%) MCDST
5 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.25%) MCSA
8 1 (1.12%) CCEA
8 1 (1.12%) CCEE
8 1 (1.12%) CCNA
8 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.12%) CISSP
8 1 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.12%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 56 (62.92%) Active Directory
2 32 (35.96%) XenApp
3 22 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (20.22%) XenDesktop
5 16 (17.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (8.99%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.49%) Terminal Services
7 4 (4.49%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.49%) XenServer
8 3 (3.37%) vSphere
8 3 (3.37%) Xen
9 2 (2.25%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.12%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.12%) UAG
10 1 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) SCOM
2 5 (5.62%) HP SIM
2 5 (5.62%) SCOrch
2 5 (5.62%) SCVMM
3 4 (4.49%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.49%) WSUS
4 3 (3.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.25%) Control-M
6 1 (1.12%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.12%) Casper Suite
6 1 (1.12%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.12%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.12%) SCSM
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Intune
6 1 (1.12%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 49 (55.06%) Citrix
2 29 (32.58%) VMware
3 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.48%) HP
5 9 (10.11%) Dell
5 9 (10.11%) Symantec
6 8 (8.99%) NetApp
7 7 (7.87%) Bloomberg
8 6 (6.74%) Reuters
9 5 (5.62%) AppSense
9 5 (5.62%) Cisco
9 5 (5.62%) Polycom
10 3 (3.37%) Altiris
10 3 (3.37%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (3.37%) EMC
10 3 (3.37%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.25%) Apple
11 2 (2.25%) BMC
11 2 (2.25%) iManage
11 2 (2.25%) Wyse
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