The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 209 207 196
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing SCCM 243 241 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.13% 1.07% 1.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.43% 12.25% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 181 209
Median daily rate £375 £368 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 13
Median hourly rate £16.29 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.17% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £24.80 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.06 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.06% -6.06%
SCCM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
2576 1967 2101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.98% 8.72% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1399 1478
Median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 31 43
Median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -6.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in London

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the London region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in London

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the London region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in London

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the London region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in London

SCCM
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the London region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram in London

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the London region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 42 £388 -3.12% 6
Croydon -17 2 £325 -35.00%
Enfield - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £575 -
Canary Wharf +4 1 £120 -25.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 1 £375 -14.28%
Westminster -5 1 £400 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 438 (80.22%) Windows
2 340 (62.27%) Active Directory
3 228 (41.76%) Microsoft
4 172 (31.50%) Citrix
5 164 (30.04%) VMware
6 146 (26.74%) Windows Server
7 134 (24.54%) ITIL
8 132 (24.18%) Windows 7
9 131 (23.99%) Windows 10
10 117 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 117 (21.43%) PowerShell
11 116 (21.25%) Office 365
12 113 (20.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 93 (17.03%) SCOM
14 90 (16.48%) MS Exchange
15 89 (16.30%) DNS
16 86 (15.75%) Finance
17 84 (15.38%) XenApp
18 80 (14.65%) MS Excel
19 75 (13.74%) MS Office
20 71 (13.00%) Linux
20 71 (13.00%) Migration
20 71 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
21 70 (12.82%) DHCP
22 66 (12.09%) SQL
22 66 (12.09%) Microsoft App-V
23 65 (11.90%) XenDesktop
24 60 (10.99%) Cisco
24 60 (10.99%) HP
25 58 (10.62%) SQL Server

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 90 (16.48%) MS Exchange
2 52 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 35 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (5.49%) SharePoint
6 29 (5.31%) IIS
7 24 (4.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.92%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.73%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.37%) JBoss
14 2 (0.37%) Jetty
14 2 (0.37%) Mule ESB
14 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.37%) WildFly
15 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 80 (14.65%) MS Excel
2 75 (13.74%) MS Office
3 3 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.37%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (0.37%) LatentZero
2 2 (0.37%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.37%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 116 (21.25%) Office 365
2 49 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.48%) G Suite
5 12 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (2.20%) OneDrive
6 10 (1.83%) IaaS
7 6 (1.10%) PaaS
8 5 (0.92%) SaaS
9 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.73%) Trello
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 89 (16.30%) DNS
2 70 (12.82%) DHCP
3 52 (9.52%) SAN
4 49 (8.97%) Firewall
5 39 (7.14%) VPN
6 38 (6.96%) LAN
6 38 (6.96%) WAN
7 37 (6.78%) Skype
8 32 (5.86%) TCP/IP
9 25 (4.58%) VLAN
10 24 (4.40%) Internet
11 23 (4.21%) NetScaler
12 13 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
13 12 (2.20%) LDAP
14 11 (2.01%) NAS
15 10 (1.83%) WLAN
16 9 (1.65%) VoIP
16 9 (1.65%) Wireless
17 8 (1.47%) IP Telephony
17 8 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.20%) MySQL
3 9 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.18%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.18%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 31 (5.68%) MSI
2 10 (1.83%) JIRA
3 6 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.10%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.92%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.37%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.37%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.37%) GitLab
5 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.37%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 86 (15.75%) Finance
2 34 (6.23%) Banking
3 22 (4.03%) Back Office
4 19 (3.48%) Legal
5 12 (2.20%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.01%) Law
7 7 (1.28%) Publishing
7 7 (1.28%) Retail
8 6 (1.10%) Advertising
9 4 (0.73%) Games
10 3 (0.55%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.37%) Marketing
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 87 (15.93%) Analyst
2 61 (11.17%) Architect
3 59 (10.81%) Support Engineer
4 56 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 50 (9.16%) Windows Engineer
6 48 (8.79%) Desktop Support
6 48 (8.79%) SCCM Engineer
7 47 (8.61%) Desktop Engineer
8 43 (7.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 39 (7.14%) Consultant
10 38 (6.96%) Support Analyst
11 37 (6.78%) Service Analyst
12 36 (6.59%) Administrator
13 35 (6.41%) Service Desk Analyst
14 34 (6.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 30 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
16 28 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 24 (4.40%) Active Directory Engineer
18 23 (4.21%) Citrix Engineer
19 22 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.58%) Software Packaging
2 10 (1.83%) .NET
3 8 (1.47%) Middleware
3 8 (1.47%) XML
4 6 (1.10%) .NET Framework
4 6 (1.10%) REST
5 5 (0.92%) HTML
5 5 (0.92%) JSON
6 4 (0.73%) Web Services
7 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.55%) RESTful
7 3 (0.55%) SAML
8 2 (0.37%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.37%) CSS
8 2 (0.37%) ELK Stack
8 2 (0.37%) jQuery
8 2 (0.37%) LAMP
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.37%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.23%) Data Centre
2 33 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.49%) Blackberry
4 22 (4.03%) Smartphone
5 21 (3.85%) PKI
6 14 (2.56%) Clustering
6 14 (2.56%) iPhone
7 12 (2.20%) CMDB
8 11 (2.01%) Cloud Native
8 11 (2.01%) Replication
9 9 (1.65%) Hedge funds
9 9 (1.65%) VCE vBlock
10 8 (1.47%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.47%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.28%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.28%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.28%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (1.10%) User Experience
13 5 (0.92%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 438 (80.22%) Windows
2 146 (26.74%) Windows Server
3 132 (24.18%) Windows 7
4 131 (23.99%) Windows 10
5 117 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 113 (20.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 71 (13.00%) Linux
8 49 (8.97%) Windows 8
9 42 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (5.68%) Mac OS X
11 30 (5.49%) Android
12 24 (4.40%) Apple iOS
13 23 (4.21%) Windows XP
14 14 (2.56%) Unix
15 12 (2.20%) Ubuntu
16 6 (1.10%) CentOS
17 5 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.73%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.73%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (24.54%) ITIL
2 71 (13.00%) Migration
3 40 (7.33%) Service Management
4 32 (5.86%) Application Packaging
5 29 (5.31%) Patch Management
6 26 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (4.76%) Change Management
6 26 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 26 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 25 (4.58%) Infrastructure Management
8 23 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
8 23 (4.21%) Software Deployment
9 22 (4.03%) Service Delivery
10 18 (3.30%) Asset Management
11 17 (3.11%) ITSM
11 17 (3.11%) Software Distribution
12 15 (2.75%) Incident Management
12 15 (2.75%) ITIL V3
12 15 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (2.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 66 (12.09%) SQL
3 23 (4.21%) Bash Shell
3 23 (4.21%) Python
4 18 (3.30%) VBScript
5 15 (2.75%) VB
6 13 (2.38%) C
7 10 (1.83%) Perl
8 9 (1.65%) Java
9 7 (1.28%) C#
9 7 (1.28%) Ruby
10 6 (1.10%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.73%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.37%) PHP
14 1 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 56 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 41 (7.51%) MCSE
4 31 (5.68%) Degree
5 30 (5.49%) SC Cleared
6 21 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (3.66%) MCP
8 19 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (2.93%) DV Cleared
10 15 (2.75%) MCSA
11 13 (2.38%) MCITP
12 11 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (1.83%) MCDST
14 9 (1.65%) CCNA
15 8 (1.47%) HNC
15 8 (1.47%) MCTS
16 5 (0.92%) ACMT
16 5 (0.92%) CCA
16 5 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
17 4 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.41%) SLA
2 6 (1.10%) QA
3 4 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) GCP
5 1 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 340 (62.27%) Active Directory
2 84 (15.38%) XenApp
3 71 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (12.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 65 (11.90%) XenDesktop
6 39 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 38 (6.96%) VMware ESX
8 23 (4.21%) BitLocker
8 23 (4.21%) vSphere
8 23 (4.21%) Xen
9 20 (3.66%) Virtual Desktop
10 14 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (2.38%) VMware Server
12 10 (1.83%) Terminal Services
12 10 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (1.47%) DFS Replication
14 6 (1.10%) XenServer
15 4 (0.73%) NFS
15 4 (0.73%) UAG
15 4 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 93 (17.03%) SCOM
2 41 (7.51%) WSUS
3 29 (5.31%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (2.75%) AirWatch
4 15 (2.75%) SCOrch
4 15 (2.75%) SCVMM
5 14 (2.56%) Casper Suite
6 13 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 12 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (2.01%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (1.65%) Puppet
10 8 (1.47%) Simpana
11 7 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (1.10%) Terraform
13 5 (0.92%) DameWare
13 5 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 4 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.73%) Nagios
14 4 (0.73%) SCSM
Vendors
1 228 (41.76%) Microsoft
2 172 (31.50%) Citrix
3 164 (30.04%) VMware
4 60 (10.99%) Cisco
4 60 (10.99%) HP
5 39 (7.14%) Apple
5 39 (7.14%) Dell
6 37 (6.78%) Symantec
7 30 (5.49%) Google
8 22 (4.03%) NetApp
9 19 (3.48%) AppSense
10 17 (3.11%) Oracle
11 16 (2.93%) EMC
11 16 (2.93%) Mitel
12 15 (2.75%) Altiris
12 15 (2.75%) MobileIron
12 15 (2.75%) ServiceNow
13 12 (2.20%) LANDesk
14 11 (2.01%) CheckPoint
14 11 (2.01%) IBM
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