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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 175 160 168
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing SCCM 270 300 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.33% 1.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.93% 17.61% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 234 183
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £15.99 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.48 £22.70 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +11.42%
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
1695 1704 1415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.65% 7.53% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1173 945
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.10 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £33.70 £40.85
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 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 54 £344 -11.29% 14
Enfield - 6 £388 -
Hounslow - 4 £300 -
Twickenham -6 2 - -
Croydon -11 2 £325 +106.34%
Westminster - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -6 1 £250 -18.69% 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £363 -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 417 (77.94%) Windows
2 236 (44.11%) Active Directory
3 229 (42.80%) Microsoft
4 192 (35.89%) Windows 7
5 182 (34.02%) VMware
6 169 (31.59%) Citrix
7 128 (23.93%) ITIL
8 120 (22.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 115 (21.50%) PowerShell
10 108 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 102 (19.07%) SCOM
12 98 (18.32%) Finance
13 92 (17.20%) MS Office
14 91 (17.01%) Windows Server 2012
15 90 (16.82%) MS Exchange
16 82 (15.33%) Migration
17 81 (15.14%) Windows Server 2003
18 77 (14.39%) XenApp
19 74 (13.83%) SharePoint
20 70 (13.08%) MS Excel
21 66 (12.34%) DNS
22 60 (11.21%) Microsoft App-V
23 56 (10.47%) HP
24 55 (10.28%) SQL
24 55 (10.28%) SQL Server
25 54 (10.09%) Lync
26 52 (9.72%) Windows 8
27 49 (9.16%) XenDesktop
28 48 (8.97%) VBScript
29 47 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2010

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 90 (16.82%) MS Exchange
2 74 (13.83%) SharePoint
3 54 (10.09%) Lync
4 47 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (5.61%) IIS
6 24 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (2.99%) OpenStack
9 11 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (1.68%) WorkSite
12 8 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.93%) CMS
14 4 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.19%) SAS
16 1 (0.19%) JBoss
16 1 (0.19%) Apache
16 1 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 92 (17.20%) MS Office
2 70 (13.08%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.75%) InDesign
4 4 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (2.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.56%) RMDS
3 2 (0.37%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) Agresso
4 1 (0.19%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.41%) Office 365
2 13 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.93%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.75%) IaaS
5 4 (0.75%) Google Drive
6 3 (0.56%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 66 (12.34%) DNS
2 46 (8.60%) TCP/IP
3 43 (8.04%) DHCP
3 43 (8.04%) SAN
4 31 (5.79%) Firewall
4 31 (5.79%) WAN
4 31 (5.79%) LAN
5 27 (5.05%) VPN
6 24 (4.49%) NetScaler
7 19 (3.55%) NAS
8 13 (2.43%) Internet
9 10 (1.87%) Wireless
10 7 (1.31%) SSL
10 7 (1.31%) VoIP
11 6 (1.12%) Network Security
11 6 (1.12%) SMS
11 6 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.12%) MPLS
12 5 (0.93%) VLAN
13 3 (0.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.75%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.56%) MySQL
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.19%) EDMS
9 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 39 (7.29%) MSI
2 10 (1.87%) AdminStudio
3 5 (0.93%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.37%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.19%) Ant
5 1 (0.19%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.19%) Maven
5 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 98 (18.32%) Finance
2 22 (4.11%) Banking
3 21 (3.93%) Law
4 19 (3.55%) Retail
5 14 (2.62%) Legal
6 10 (1.87%) Publishing
7 8 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.56%) Back Office
8 3 (0.56%) Japanese Language
8 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.37%) Marketing
9 2 (0.37%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.19%) Front Office
10 1 (0.19%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 101 (18.88%) Analyst
2 56 (10.47%) Desktop Support
3 51 (9.53%) Consultant
4 45 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 44 (8.22%) Support Engineer
6 41 (7.66%) Desktop Engineer
7 33 (6.17%) Support Analyst
8 30 (5.61%) Administrator
9 28 (5.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 28 (5.23%) Architect
10 23 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
10 23 (4.30%) Applications Packager
11 22 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
12 21 (3.93%) 2nd Line Support
12 21 (3.93%) Deployment Engineer
13 20 (3.74%) SCCM Consultant
14 17 (3.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 17 (3.18%) Migration Engineer
15 16 (2.99%) Wintel Analyst
15 16 (2.99%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.85%) Application Packaging
2 21 (3.93%) Middleware
3 15 (2.80%) .NET
4 6 (1.12%) Web Services
4 6 (1.12%) XML
5 4 (0.75%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.75%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.37%) Drools
6 2 (0.37%) J2EE
6 2 (0.37%) XSLT
6 2 (0.37%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.37%) OLE
6 2 (0.37%) OLE DB
6 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.19%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.29%) Blackberry
2 21 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.55%) Replication
4 16 (2.99%) PKI
5 13 (2.43%) Clustering
6 11 (2.06%) iPad
7 10 (1.87%) CMDB
7 10 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.68%) Thin Client
8 9 (1.68%) Fat Client
8 9 (1.68%) iPhone
9 6 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.12%) BYOD
10 4 (0.75%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.75%) User Experience
10 4 (0.75%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.56%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.56%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 417 (77.94%) Windows
2 192 (35.89%) Windows 7
3 120 (22.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 91 (17.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (15.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (9.72%) Windows 8
7 35 (6.54%) Windows XP
8 20 (3.74%) Linux
9 15 (2.80%) Android
10 8 (1.50%) Windows Vista
10 8 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (1.31%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.12%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.93%) Solaris
13 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.56%) HPUX
14 3 (0.56%) UNIX
14 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (23.93%) ITIL
2 82 (15.33%) Migration
3 35 (6.54%) Project Management
4 31 (5.79%) ITSM
5 27 (5.05%) Asset Management
6 26 (4.86%) Incident Management
7 18 (3.36%) Service Delivery
8 17 (3.18%) Low Latency
9 16 (2.99%) Change Management
9 16 (2.99%) Configuration Management
10 14 (2.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (2.24%) Investment Management
11 12 (2.24%) Service Management
12 10 (1.87%) Mobile Device Management
13 9 (1.68%) PRINCE2
13 9 (1.68%) E-Commerce
13 9 (1.68%) Problem Management
14 8 (1.50%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (1.50%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (1.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 115 (21.50%) PowerShell
2 55 (10.28%) SQL
3 48 (8.97%) VBScript
4 23 (4.30%) C#
5 20 (3.74%) VB
6 5 (0.93%) VB.NET
6 5 (0.93%) Java
7 4 (0.75%) C
8 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.56%) Perl
9 2 (0.37%) Python
10 1 (0.19%) C++
10 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (8.22%) Security Cleared
2 41 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (5.79%) MCSE
4 29 (5.42%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.43%) MCP
5 13 (2.43%) MCSA
6 12 (2.24%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.87%) MCITP
7 10 (1.87%) Degree
8 8 (1.50%) MOS
9 6 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.75%) ACTC
11 4 (0.75%) MCTS
11 4 (0.75%) CCA
11 4 (0.75%) CCNA
12 2 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.37%) VCAP
12 2 (0.37%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.11%) SLA
2 4 (0.75%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 236 (44.11%) Active Directory
2 108 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (14.39%) XenApp
4 60 (11.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 49 (9.16%) XenDesktop
6 46 (8.60%) Hyper-V
7 34 (6.36%) vSphere
8 32 (5.98%) VMware ESX
9 26 (4.86%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 11 (2.06%) VMware Workstation
12 10 (1.87%) UAG
13 8 (1.50%) Terminal Server
13 8 (1.50%) vCloud
14 5 (0.93%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.93%) XenServer
15 3 (0.56%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.56%) Xen
16 2 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 102 (19.07%) SCOM
2 23 (4.30%) SCOrch
2 23 (4.30%) SCVMM
3 15 (2.80%) HP SIM
3 15 (2.80%) EdgeSight
4 13 (2.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (1.68%) WSUS
6 8 (1.50%) AirWatch
7 6 (1.12%) BMC Marimba
8 5 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (0.93%) WMI
9 4 (0.75%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 4 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (0.75%) Casper Suite
10 3 (0.56%) SCSM
10 3 (0.56%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.56%) Nagios
10 3 (0.56%) Puppet
10 3 (0.56%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 229 (42.80%) Microsoft
2 182 (34.02%) VMware
3 169 (31.59%) Citrix
4 56 (10.47%) HP
5 39 (7.29%) Cisco
6 36 (6.73%) NetApp
7 30 (5.61%) AppSense
8 29 (5.42%) IBM
9 28 (5.23%) Dell
10 24 (4.49%) Apple
11 23 (4.30%) Remedy
12 22 (4.11%) ServiceNow
13 18 (3.36%) Veeam
14 17 (3.18%) Veritas
15 15 (2.80%) CA
16 14 (2.62%) Adobe
16 14 (2.62%) Sophos
17 13 (2.43%) McAfee
17 13 (2.43%) Nimsoft
18 12 (2.24%) EMC
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