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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 142 127 110
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Contract jobs citing SCCM 53 88 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.98% 1.40% 1.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.30% 21.62% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 71 70
Average daily rate
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£325 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £185 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £295 £308
% change year-on-year
+5.08% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £16.45 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £18.55 £28.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.06 £19.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.70% +12.85%
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
431 407 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.94% 6.47% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 304 303
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £552 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.45 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £18.55 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 April 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 24 April 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 85 (79.44%) Windows
2 50 (46.73%) Active Directory
3 42 (39.25%) Microsoft
3 42 (39.25%) Citrix
3 42 (39.25%) Windows 7
4 34 (31.78%) VMware
5 30 (28.04%) Finance
6 26 (24.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (22.43%) MS Exchange
8 23 (21.50%) SCOM
9 22 (20.56%) Migration
10 20 (18.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (17.76%) Microsoft App-V
12 17 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (15.89%) ITIL
13 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
13 15 (14.02%) DNS
13 15 (14.02%) PowerShell
13 15 (14.02%) XenApp
14 14 (13.08%) AppSense
15 13 (12.15%) Application Packaging
15 13 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (12.15%) MS Office
16 12 (11.21%) SQL
16 12 (11.21%) DHCP
16 12 (11.21%) IIS
16 12 (11.21%) HP
17 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (10.28%) LAN
17 11 (10.28%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (22.43%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.21%) IIS
4 8 (7.48%) Lync
4 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.93%) JBoss
9 1 (0.93%) Apache
9 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.15%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) thinkFolio
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (0.93%) RMDS
1 1 (0.93%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) Office 365
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.02%) DNS
2 12 (11.21%) DHCP
3 11 (10.28%) LAN
4 9 (8.41%) SAN
4 9 (8.41%) WAN
5 5 (4.67%) Firewall
5 5 (4.67%) Internet
5 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.74%) NetScaler
6 4 (3.74%) VPN
6 4 (3.74%) FTP
7 3 (2.80%) SSL
8 2 (1.87%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.87%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.87%) Wireless
9 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.93%) Network Security
9 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MSI
2 3 (2.80%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.93%) InstallShield
General
1 30 (28.04%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Banking
3 6 (5.61%) Law
4 5 (4.67%) Retail
5 4 (3.74%) Legal
6 3 (2.80%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.80%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.87%) Publishing
8 1 (0.93%) Advertising
8 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (18.69%) Analyst
2 13 (12.15%) Consultant
3 12 (11.21%) Desktop Support
4 11 (10.28%) Architect
5 10 (9.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) SCCM Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Web Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.15%) Application Packaging
2 5 (4.67%) .NET
3 2 (1.87%) COM
3 2 (1.87%) Middleware
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.93%) Web Services
4 1 (0.93%) XML
4 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Clustering
1 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.80%) Replication
3 3 (2.80%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.87%) BYOD
4 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.87%) PKI
4 2 (1.87%) CMDB
5 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.93%) iSeries
5 1 (0.93%) iPhone
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 85 (79.44%) Windows
2 42 (39.25%) Windows 7
3 26 (24.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (18.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (10.28%) Windows XP
5 11 (10.28%) Windows 8
6 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.67%) Linux
8 4 (3.74%) Android
9 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (2.80%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.93%) Debian
11 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.93%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.56%) Migration
2 17 (15.89%) ITIL
3 8 (7.48%) Asset Management
3 8 (7.48%) Configuration Management
4 6 (5.61%) Project Management
5 5 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (3.74%) DevOps
7 3 (2.80%) Service Management
7 3 (2.80%) Change Management
7 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.80%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.80%) Software Deployment
7 3 (2.80%) Build Automation
7 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (1.87%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (1.87%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (1.87%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.02%) PowerShell
2 12 (11.21%) SQL
3 4 (3.74%) VBScript
4 3 (2.80%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.87%) C#
6 1 (0.93%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) VB
6 1 (0.93%) VBA
6 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.35%) MCSE
3 8 (7.48%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.61%) MCSA
5 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.80%) MCP
7 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.87%) MCTS
7 2 (1.87%) Degree
7 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.93%) CCA
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.93%) CCEA
8 1 (0.93%) CCNP
8 1 (0.93%) CCNA
8 1 (0.93%) MCITP
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.93%) VCAP
8 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 50 (46.73%) Active Directory
2 19 (17.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (14.02%) XenApp
5 11 (10.28%) XenDesktop
6 8 (7.48%) Hyper-V
7 6 (5.61%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (4.67%) vSphere
9 4 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.74%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.80%) vCloud
11 2 (1.87%) BitLocker
11 2 (1.87%) XenServer
11 2 (1.87%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.93%) UAG
Systems Management
1 23 (21.50%) SCOM
2 5 (4.67%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.80%) DameWare
3 3 (2.80%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.87%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (1.87%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.87%) WMI
5 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.93%) WSUS
5 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.93%) Puppet
5 1 (0.93%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 42 (39.25%) Microsoft
1 42 (39.25%) Citrix
2 34 (31.78%) VMware
3 14 (13.08%) AppSense
4 12 (11.21%) HP
5 10 (9.35%) NetApp
6 6 (5.61%) EMC
7 4 (3.74%) F5
7 4 (3.74%) Cisco
7 4 (3.74%) Dell
8 3 (2.80%) Websense
8 3 (2.80%) Reuters
8 3 (2.80%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.80%) McAfee
8 3 (2.80%) IBM
9 2 (1.87%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.87%) Altiris
9 2 (1.87%) CommVault
9 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.87%) Sophos
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