Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for SCCM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCCM over the 6 months to 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
London > Central London
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 137 122
Rank change year-on-year +41 -15 +32
Contract jobs citing SCCM 233 177 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.76% 1.92% 1.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.34% 13.73% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 133 115
Central London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £158 £138 £160
90th Percentile £513 £547 £533
London median daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +11.07% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 4
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -5.65% +0.82%
London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.32% +7.89%

SCCM is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,519 1,289 833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.97% 13.99% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,173 1,018 656
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +9.38% +3.78%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £625
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 11
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -10.45% +1.52%
10th Percentile £16.24 £11.81 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.80 £37.50 £55.00
London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +11.11%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Central London

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Central London

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Central London over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Central London

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Central London

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +45 199 £400 - 15
West End of London -1 3 £250 -18.70%
City of Westminster -14 1 £450 +42.86%
Southwark -36 1 £395 -
SCCM
London

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 190 (81.55%) Windows
2 155 (66.52%) Microsoft
3 145 (62.23%) Active Directory
4 108 (46.35%) Office 365
5 101 (43.35%) Windows 10
6 82 (35.19%) Finance
7 77 (33.05%) PowerShell
8 69 (29.61%) Microsoft Azure
9 68 (29.18%) Windows 7
10 62 (26.61%) VMware
11 60 (25.75%) Migration
12 57 (24.46%) Windows Server
13 52 (22.32%) Microsoft Office
14 49 (21.03%) Citrix
15 47 (20.17%) DNS
16 42 (18.03%) ITIL
17 40 (17.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 39 (16.74%) Application Packaging
19 36 (15.45%) SQL
20 34 (14.59%) MS Exchange
21 30 (12.88%) SharePoint
21 30 (12.88%) DHCP
21 30 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
22 28 (12.02%) Banking
23 25 (10.73%) Microsoft App-V
23 25 (10.73%) Azure Active Directory
24 22 (9.44%) Skype for Business
25 21 (9.01%) Hyper-V
25 21 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
25 21 (9.01%) Windows Server 2012

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 34 (14.59%) MS Exchange
2 30 (12.88%) SharePoint
3 22 (9.44%) Skype for Business
4 16 (6.87%) IIS
5 5 (2.15%) Apache
5 5 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.29%) Confluence
6 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 52 (22.32%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 108 (46.35%) Office 365
2 69 (29.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (10.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (5.15%) SaaS
6 10 (4.29%) IaaS
6 10 (4.29%) PaaS
7 5 (2.15%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.72%) Slack
9 2 (0.86%) GitHub
9 2 (0.86%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.43%) Serverless
10 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (20.17%) DNS
2 30 (12.88%) DHCP
3 17 (7.30%) Firewall
4 16 (6.87%) SAN
5 15 (6.44%) TCP/IP
6 14 (6.01%) Skype
7 12 (5.15%) LAN
8 10 (4.29%) Internet
8 10 (4.29%) WAN
9 7 (3.00%) IP Telephony
9 7 (3.00%) MPLS
9 7 (3.00%) NAS
10 6 (2.58%) VPN
11 5 (2.15%) Wireless
12 4 (1.72%) VoIP
13 3 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.29%) Software-Defined Networking
14 2 (0.86%) Network Security
14 2 (0.86%) Unified Communications
14 2 (0.86%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.72%) MySQL
3 7 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.58%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.58%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.86%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.43%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (7.73%) MSI
2 4 (1.72%) JIRA
3 3 (1.29%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.86%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.43%) Hudson
5 1 (0.43%) InstallShield
General
1 82 (35.19%) Finance
2 28 (12.02%) Banking
3 17 (7.30%) Law
4 11 (4.72%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.72%) Legal
6 3 (1.29%) Advertising
7 2 (0.86%) Marketing
7 2 (0.86%) Retail
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Games
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (14.59%) Windows Engineer
2 33 (14.16%) Desktop Engineer
3 32 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (13.30%) Support Engineer
5 29 (12.45%) Desktop Support
6 25 (10.73%) Analyst
7 20 (8.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 17 (7.30%) Azure Engineer
9 16 (6.87%) Architect
9 16 (6.87%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (6.01%) Office 365 Engineer
11 13 (5.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 13 (5.58%) Applications Packager
11 13 (5.58%) Deployment Engineer
12 11 (4.72%) IT Engineer
12 11 (4.72%) SCCM Engineer
13 10 (4.29%) Administrator
13 10 (4.29%) Consultant
13 10 (4.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.58%) LDAP
2 3 (1.29%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.29%) XML
3 2 (0.86%) HTML
3 2 (0.86%) Web Services
4 1 (0.43%) .NET
4 1 (0.43%) iOS SDK
4 1 (0.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.72%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.43%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.43%) Public Cloud
2 8 (3.43%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.58%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.15%) Clustering
5 5 (2.15%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.15%) Replication
6 4 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.72%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.72%) User Experience
7 3 (1.29%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.29%) iPad
8 2 (0.86%) CMDB
8 2 (0.86%) FMCG
8 2 (0.86%) iPhone
8 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.86%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 190 (81.55%) Windows
2 101 (43.35%) Windows 10
3 68 (29.18%) Windows 7
4 57 (24.46%) Windows Server
5 21 (9.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (5.15%) Linux
8 8 (3.43%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.00%) Android
9 7 (3.00%) Apple iOS
9 7 (3.00%) Unix
10 6 (2.58%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.58%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.43%) CentOS
12 1 (0.43%) Solaris
12 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.75%) Migration
2 42 (18.03%) ITIL
3 40 (17.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 39 (16.74%) Application Packaging
5 18 (7.73%) Service Delivery
6 14 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (5.58%) Change Management
7 13 (5.58%) Mobile Device Management
8 12 (5.15%) Identity Management
9 11 (4.72%) Information Security
9 11 (4.72%) Problem Management
9 11 (4.72%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (4.72%) Project Management
10 10 (4.29%) Security Management
10 10 (4.29%) Time Management
11 9 (3.86%) Information Security Management
11 9 (3.86%) ITIL V3
11 9 (3.86%) ITSM
11 9 (3.86%) Load Balancing
11 9 (3.86%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 77 (33.05%) PowerShell
2 36 (15.45%) SQL
3 14 (6.01%) VB
4 7 (3.00%) VBA
4 7 (3.00%) VBScript
5 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.86%) C#
5 2 (0.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.86%) Python
5 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.29%) Degree
3 3 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.29%) MCSE
4 2 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.86%) MCP
4 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) CCA
5 1 (0.43%) CISSP
5 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.43%) HNC
5 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.43%) MCDST
5 1 (0.43%) MCSA
5 1 (0.43%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.86%) SLA
1 2 (0.86%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.43%) PMO
2 1 (0.43%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 145 (62.23%) Active Directory
2 30 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (10.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (9.01%) Hyper-V
5 19 (8.15%) XenApp
6 14 (6.01%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (6.01%) XenDesktop
7 11 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.00%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (3.00%) vSphere
9 5 (2.15%) Shibboleth
9 5 (2.15%) VMware NSX
10 3 (1.29%) BitLocker
10 3 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.43%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.43%) Docker
12 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (8.58%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (6.44%) Single Sign-On
3 12 (5.15%) SCOM
4 9 (3.86%) WSUS
5 7 (3.00%) AirWatch
5 7 (3.00%) Jamf Pro
6 5 (2.15%) SCSM
6 5 (2.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (1.72%) Ansible
7 4 (1.72%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.29%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.29%) Puppet
9 2 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.86%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.86%) Perfmon
9 2 (0.86%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.86%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.43%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 155 (66.52%) Microsoft
2 62 (26.61%) VMware
3 49 (21.03%) Citrix
4 18 (7.73%) Ivanti
5 16 (6.87%) Symantec
6 13 (5.58%) Dell
7 11 (4.72%) Bloomberg
8 10 (4.29%) Reuters
9 9 (3.86%) Cisco
10 8 (3.43%) HP
11 7 (3.00%) Meraki
11 7 (3.00%) NetApp
11 7 (3.00%) Sony
11 7 (3.00%) Splunk
12 6 (2.58%) Apple
13 5 (2.15%) Veritas
14 4 (1.72%) ServiceNow
15 3 (1.29%) Atlassian
15 3 (1.29%) Blue Coat
15 3 (1.29%) Red Hat