The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 148 203 200
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -3
Contract jobs citing SCCM 358 255 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.46% 1.03% 0.96%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.06% 15.73% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 171 148
Average daily rate
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£343 £350 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £317 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.52% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 16
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.55 £17.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £21.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.97% +3.79%
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
1982 1621 1646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.10% 6.55% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1104 1028
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 45
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.66 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £49.00 £40.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +68 105 £325 +3.58% 22
Croydon -1 7 £355 +5.18%
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Finchley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 537 (79.79%) Windows
2 360 (53.49%) Active Directory
3 296 (43.98%) Microsoft
4 275 (40.86%) Windows 7
5 258 (38.34%) Citrix
6 213 (31.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 170 (25.26%) VMware
8 148 (21.99%) XenApp
9 130 (19.32%) SCOM
10 128 (19.02%) Finance
11 127 (18.87%) PowerShell
12 111 (16.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 111 (16.49%) Migration
13 110 (16.34%) VMware Infrastructure
14 101 (15.01%) DNS
14 101 (15.01%) ITIL
14 101 (15.01%) MS Exchange
15 100 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
15 100 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
16 99 (14.71%) SQL
17 97 (14.41%) MS Excel
18 92 (13.67%) MS Office
19 91 (13.52%) Windows XP
20 85 (12.63%) Banking
21 76 (11.29%) HP
22 75 (11.14%) DHCP
23 74 (11.00%) SharePoint
24 71 (10.55%) Cisco
25 68 (10.10%) SAN
25 68 (10.10%) Hyper-V

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 101 (15.01%) MS Exchange
2 74 (11.00%) SharePoint
3 48 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 46 (6.84%) Lync
5 30 (4.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 26 (3.86%) IIS
7 21 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.04%) WorkSite
12 4 (0.59%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.15%) Apache
15 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 97 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 92 (13.67%) MS Office
3 12 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.45%) MS Project
4 3 (0.45%) InDesign
5 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.30%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.15%) 3000 Xtra
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.53%) Office 365
2 11 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.45%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.30%) IaaS
4 2 (0.30%) PaaS
4 2 (0.30%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (15.01%) DNS
2 75 (11.14%) DHCP
3 68 (10.10%) SAN
4 49 (7.28%) Firewall
5 33 (4.90%) TCP/IP
6 32 (4.75%) NetScaler
7 31 (4.61%) WAN
8 26 (3.86%) VPN
9 24 (3.57%) LAN
10 20 (2.97%) VoIP
11 19 (2.82%) Wireless
12 18 (2.67%) Internet
13 8 (1.19%) NAS
13 8 (1.19%) Unified Communications
14 7 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
14 7 (1.04%) iSCSI
14 7 (1.04%) SMS
15 6 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 5 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.51%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.30%) MySQL
9 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.15%) EDMS
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 59 (8.77%) MSI
2 15 (2.23%) InstallShield
3 9 (1.34%) Subversion
4 6 (0.89%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.45%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.15%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 128 (19.02%) Finance
2 85 (12.63%) Banking
3 26 (3.86%) Law
4 22 (3.27%) Legal
5 21 (3.12%) Investment Banking
6 18 (2.67%) Retail
7 12 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.34%) Front Office
8 9 (1.34%) Back Office
9 6 (0.89%) Advertising
10 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.59%) French Language
11 3 (0.45%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.15%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (11.74%) Analyst
2 68 (10.10%) Consultant
3 58 (8.62%) Architect
4 56 (8.32%) SCCM Engineer
5 55 (8.17%) Desktop Support
6 53 (7.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 48 (7.13%) Desktop Engineer
8 45 (6.69%) Support Engineer
9 39 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support
10 36 (5.35%) Support Analyst
11 32 (4.75%) Wintel Engineer
12 29 (4.31%) Citrix Engineer
13 28 (4.16%) Project Manager
14 26 (3.86%) Infrastructure Architect
15 25 (3.71%) Administrator
16 22 (3.27%) Applications Packager
17 19 (2.82%) Server Engineer
17 19 (2.82%) SCCM Consultant
18 18 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support
18 18 (2.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.13%) Application Packaging
2 11 (1.63%) .NET
3 6 (0.89%) Software Packaging
4 4 (0.59%) Web Services
5 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.30%) DCOM
6 2 (0.30%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.15%) HTML5
7 1 (0.15%) LAMP
7 1 (0.15%) WCF
7 1 (0.15%) WPF
7 1 (0.15%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.15%) CSS
7 1 (0.15%) COM
7 1 (0.15%) XML
7 1 (0.15%) WAP
7 1 (0.15%) Middleware
7 1 (0.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.39%) Blackberry
2 41 (6.09%) Clustering
3 23 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.27%) Fat Client
4 22 (3.27%) Thin Client
5 12 (1.78%) PKI
6 11 (1.63%) CMDB
7 10 (1.49%) NHS
8 8 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.04%) iPad
9 7 (1.04%) Replication
10 6 (0.89%) EPoS
10 6 (0.89%) iPhone
10 6 (0.89%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.74%) CESG
11 5 (0.74%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.45%) Online Games
12 3 (0.45%) User Experience
13 2 (0.30%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 537 (79.79%) Windows
2 275 (40.86%) Windows 7
3 213 (31.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 100 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 100 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 91 (13.52%) Windows XP
6 54 (8.02%) Windows 8
7 28 (4.16%) Linux
8 15 (2.23%) Mac OS X
9 13 (1.93%) UNIX
10 9 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.04%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.89%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.89%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.59%) Solaris
13 4 (0.59%) Android
13 4 (0.59%) CentOS
14 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (16.49%) Migration
2 101 (15.01%) ITIL
3 26 (3.86%) Change Management
4 25 (3.71%) Project Management
5 24 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 20 (2.97%) Service Delivery
7 16 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (2.38%) Incident Management
8 15 (2.23%) Problem Management
9 14 (2.08%) ITSM
10 12 (1.78%) Workflow
10 12 (1.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (1.78%) Software Testing
10 12 (1.78%) Software Distribution
11 11 (1.63%) Service Management
12 10 (1.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (1.49%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (1.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (1.34%) Configuration Management
14 8 (1.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (18.87%) PowerShell
2 99 (14.71%) SQL
3 36 (5.35%) VBScript
4 30 (4.46%) C#
5 21 (3.12%) VB
6 10 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.04%) C
8 5 (0.74%) Python
8 5 (0.74%) Perl
9 4 (0.59%) VBA
10 3 (0.45%) PHP
10 3 (0.45%) Ruby
11 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.30%) C++
11 2 (0.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 62 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 38 (5.65%) MCSE
4 23 (3.42%) MCP
5 22 (3.27%) SC Cleared
6 18 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
7 15 (2.23%) MCSA
8 14 (2.08%) Degree
9 12 (1.78%) MCTS
9 12 (1.78%) CCA
10 10 (1.49%) MCITP
11 9 (1.34%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.34%) MOS
12 7 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (1.04%) CCEA
13 6 (0.89%) CCNA
13 6 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.01%) SLA
2 14 (2.08%) QA
3 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 360 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 148 (21.99%) XenApp
3 111 (16.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 110 (16.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 68 (10.10%) Hyper-V
6 65 (9.66%) vSphere
7 61 (9.06%) XenDesktop
8 43 (6.39%) XenServer
9 18 (2.67%) VMware ESX
10 17 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (2.08%) vCloud
12 11 (1.63%) Terminal Services
13 9 (1.34%) Terminal Server
14 8 (1.19%) NFS
14 8 (1.19%) UAG
15 5 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.74%) Xen
16 4 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.30%) VMware Server
17 2 (0.30%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 130 (19.32%) SCOM
2 26 (3.86%) WSUS
3 21 (3.12%) SCOrch
4 14 (2.08%) SCVMM
5 12 (1.78%) WMI
5 12 (1.78%) HP SIM
5 12 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 12 (1.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 10 (1.49%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 9 (1.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (1.19%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
9 7 (1.04%) Control-M
10 6 (0.89%) Puppet
11 5 (0.74%) SCSM
11 5 (0.74%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.74%) ZENworks
12 4 (0.59%) AppDNA
12 4 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.59%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 296 (43.98%) Microsoft
2 258 (38.34%) Citrix
3 170 (25.26%) VMware
4 76 (11.29%) HP
5 71 (10.55%) Cisco
6 43 (6.39%) AppSense
7 33 (4.90%) Wyse
8 31 (4.61%) Altiris
9 27 (4.01%) F5
10 26 (3.86%) Symantec
10 26 (3.86%) Remedy
10 26 (3.86%) Sophos
11 25 (3.71%) Dell
12 23 (3.42%) Bloomberg
13 21 (3.12%) EMC
14 20 (2.97%) NetApp
15 17 (2.53%) BMC
15 17 (2.53%) Apple
15 17 (2.53%) CheckPoint
16 12 (1.78%) Juniper
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £540 - £565 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £410.45 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £200.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £175 to £225 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £33000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City Of London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 23 Per Hour
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago