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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 189 220 167
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -53
Contract jobs citing SCCM 292 238 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.32% 1.01% 1.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.52% 12.24% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 166 220
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £145 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £313 £290
% change year-on-year
- +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £12.87 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £25.04 £19.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%
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
2535 1944 1992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.45% 8.26% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1765 1316 1276
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 24
Median hourly rate £44.88 £20.93 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.45% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £12.28 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.63 £43.65 £33.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.76 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +8.48%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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 +33 45 £402 -5.52% 11
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 £290 -1.69%
Croydon -15 2 £275 -15.38%
Canary Wharf - 2 £313 -
Enfield +3 1 - -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 442 (76.47%) Windows
2 345 (59.69%) Active Directory
3 255 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 205 (35.47%) VMware
5 202 (34.95%) Citrix
6 156 (26.99%) Windows Server
7 141 (24.39%) PowerShell
8 138 (23.88%) ITIL
9 137 (23.70%) Finance
10 136 (23.53%) Windows 7
11 123 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 122 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 120 (20.76%) SCOM
14 115 (19.90%) MS Exchange
15 111 (19.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 91 (15.74%) MS Office
17 87 (15.05%) Linux
18 86 (14.88%) DNS
19 84 (14.53%) MS Excel
20 81 (14.01%) XenApp
21 80 (13.84%) Windows 10
22 77 (13.32%) HP
23 69 (11.94%) XenDesktop
24 68 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
25 67 (11.59%) Cisco
26 61 (10.55%) Office 365
26 61 (10.55%) Symantec
27 60 (10.38%) SQL
28 58 (10.03%) Migration
29 57 (9.86%) Firewall

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
1 115 (19.90%) MS Exchange
2 52 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (4.84%) Skype for Business
4 24 (4.15%) SharePoint
5 23 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (3.81%) IIS
7 16 (2.77%) OpenStack
8 14 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (2.42%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.56%) Confluence
11 8 (1.38%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.21%) Apache
12 7 (1.21%) JBoss
12 7 (1.21%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.04%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 91 (15.74%) MS Office
2 84 (14.53%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.21%) RMDS
3 3 (0.52%) Eikon
4 2 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.35%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.35%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 61 (10.55%) Office 365
2 43 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (2.94%) Google Apps
5 15 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (1.38%) IaaS
6 8 (1.38%) PaaS
6 8 (1.38%) SaaS
7 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.52%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.52%) Trello
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.17%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (14.88%) DNS
2 57 (9.86%) Firewall
3 56 (9.69%) DHCP
4 51 (8.82%) SAN
5 46 (7.96%) LAN
6 43 (7.44%) WAN
7 38 (6.57%) TCP/IP
8 27 (4.67%) NetScaler
9 26 (4.50%) Internet
10 19 (3.29%) VLAN
11 17 (2.94%) VPN
12 15 (2.60%) VoIP
13 13 (2.25%) Wireless
14 12 (2.08%) Network Security
15 11 (1.90%) IP Telephony
15 11 (1.90%) MPLS
16 10 (1.73%) Intranet
16 10 (1.73%) iSCSI
16 10 (1.73%) Skype
17 9 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
2 10 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.56%) MongoDB
3 9 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.38%) MySQL
5 7 (1.21%) Oracle Exadata
5 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.04%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.69%) DB2
7 4 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.52%) Big Data
8 3 (0.52%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (4.84%) JIRA
2 26 (4.50%) MSI
3 22 (3.81%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.38%) InstallShield
5 8 (1.38%) Subversion
6 7 (1.21%) Ant
6 7 (1.21%) Hudson
6 7 (1.21%) Maven
7 5 (0.87%) WinDbg
8 3 (0.52%) AdminStudio
8 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 137 (23.70%) Finance
2 43 (7.44%) Banking
3 29 (5.02%) Legal
4 18 (3.11%) Back Office
5 15 (2.60%) Retail
6 13 (2.25%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.90%) Law
8 7 (1.21%) Publishing
9 6 (1.04%) Advertising
9 6 (1.04%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.87%) German Language
10 5 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.69%) French Language
11 4 (0.69%) Games
11 4 (0.69%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.69%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.35%) Electronics
12 2 (0.35%) Front Office
12 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (14.19%) Analyst
2 77 (13.32%) Architect
3 64 (11.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 63 (10.90%) Windows Engineer
5 55 (9.52%) SCCM Engineer
6 44 (7.61%) Desktop Engineer
7 38 (6.57%) Administrator
8 35 (6.06%) Desktop Support
8 35 (6.06%) Support Analyst
8 35 (6.06%) Support Engineer
9 32 (5.54%) Service Analyst
10 31 (5.36%) Consultant
11 27 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
12 24 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
13 22 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
14 21 (3.63%) Active Directory Engineer
14 21 (3.63%) PowerShell Engineer
15 20 (3.46%) Citrix Engineer
16 18 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
16 18 (3.11%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.11%) XML
2 13 (2.25%) RESTful
3 12 (2.08%) Middleware
4 11 (1.90%) Regular Expression
5 8 (1.38%) .NET
5 8 (1.38%) ELK Stack
6 7 (1.21%) JSON
6 7 (1.21%) REST
6 7 (1.21%) Software Packaging
7 5 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (0.87%) SAML
8 4 (0.69%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.52%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.52%) Web Services
10 2 (0.35%) HTML
10 2 (0.35%) jQuery
10 2 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.35%) WPF
11 1 (0.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.48%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.67%) Blackberry
3 15 (2.60%) Hedge funds
4 14 (2.42%) Clustering
5 13 (2.25%) CMDB
5 13 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.08%) Replication
7 10 (1.73%) BYOD
7 10 (1.73%) Device Driver
7 10 (1.73%) Fat Client
7 10 (1.73%) Thin Client
8 9 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.56%) PKI
9 8 (1.38%) iPhone
9 8 (1.38%) Smartphone
9 8 (1.38%) VCE vBlock
9 8 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 442 (76.47%) Windows
2 156 (26.99%) Windows Server
3 136 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 123 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 111 (19.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 87 (15.05%) Linux
7 80 (13.84%) Windows 10
8 47 (8.13%) Windows 8
9 44 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (4.50%) Mac OS X
11 22 (3.81%) Unix
12 21 (3.63%) Windows XP
13 20 (3.46%) Android
14 17 (2.94%) Apple iOS
15 14 (2.42%) VMS
16 12 (2.08%) CentOS
16 12 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (1.73%) Ubuntu
18 7 (1.21%) Windows 2000
19 6 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (23.88%) ITIL
2 58 (10.03%) Migration
3 43 (7.44%) Service Management
4 41 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (6.06%) Project Management
7 34 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 30 (5.19%) Asset Management
8 30 (5.19%) Software Deployment
9 28 (4.84%) Problem Management
10 27 (4.67%) ITSM
11 25 (4.33%) DevOps
12 24 (4.15%) Change Management
12 24 (4.15%) Release Management
13 23 (3.98%) Application Packaging
13 23 (3.98%) Service Delivery
14 21 (3.63%) Root Cause Analysis
15 19 (3.29%) Use Case
16 18 (3.11%) Workflow
17 17 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (24.39%) PowerShell
2 60 (10.38%) SQL
3 36 (6.23%) Python
4 28 (4.84%) VB
5 27 (4.67%) Ruby
6 26 (4.50%) Java
6 26 (4.50%) VBScript
7 23 (3.98%) Bash Shell
8 14 (2.42%) JavaScript
9 12 (2.08%) C#
10 10 (1.73%) PHP
11 6 (1.04%) C
11 6 (1.04%) Perl
12 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.17%) C++
14 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.17%) VBA
14 1 (0.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 56 (9.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (7.44%) MCSE
3 42 (7.27%) Security Cleared
4 30 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 24 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (3.63%) CCNA
8 18 (3.11%) MCP
8 18 (3.11%) MCSA
9 16 (2.77%) Degree
10 15 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.73%) MCDST
12 9 (1.56%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (1.21%) CISSP
13 7 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.21%) MCITP
14 6 (1.04%) CCA
14 6 (1.04%) MCTS
15 5 (0.87%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.63%) SLA
2 9 (1.56%) QA
3 8 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.04%) COBIT
5 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 345 (59.69%) Active Directory
2 122 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (14.01%) XenApp
4 69 (11.94%) XenDesktop
5 68 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 53 (9.17%) Hyper-V
7 41 (7.09%) VMware ESX
8 32 (5.54%) vSphere
9 24 (4.15%) Xen
10 23 (3.98%) BitLocker
11 19 (3.29%) Virtual Machines
12 17 (2.94%) VMware Server
13 13 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (1.90%) DFS Replication
15 9 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (1.38%) Docker
16 8 (1.38%) Terminal Services
16 8 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
17 7 (1.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 7 (1.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 120 (20.76%) SCOM
2 41 (7.09%) WSUS
3 31 (5.36%) Puppet
4 17 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (2.77%) Nagios
6 15 (2.60%) SCVMM
6 15 (2.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 14 (2.42%) AirWatch
7 14 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (2.25%) Backup Exec
9 12 (2.08%) Casper Suite
10 11 (1.90%) HP SiteScope
10 11 (1.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 11 (1.90%) SCOrch
11 10 (1.73%) Ansible
11 10 (1.73%) HP SIM
11 10 (1.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 9 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Clustering
13 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 255 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 205 (35.47%) VMware
3 202 (34.95%) Citrix
4 77 (13.32%) HP
5 67 (11.59%) Cisco
6 61 (10.55%) Symantec
7 34 (5.88%) Dell
8 30 (5.19%) Apple
8 30 (5.19%) NetApp
9 27 (4.67%) AppSense
10 26 (4.50%) CheckPoint
11 23 (3.98%) Google
12 21 (3.63%) Splunk
13 19 (3.29%) Oracle
14 18 (3.11%) Red Hat
15 17 (2.94%) EMC
16 16 (2.77%) Altiris
17 15 (2.60%) Bloomberg
17 15 (2.60%) ServiceNow
17 15 (2.60%) SolarWinds
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