Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 80 129
Rank change year-on-year -24 +49 +13
Contract jobs citing SCCM 43 266 191
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.63% 3.17% 2.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.39% 18.42% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 201 134
Median daily rate £350 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £184 £155 £134
90th Percentile £488 £530 £543
London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 21
Median hourly rate £13.26 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.87% +12.30% -1.58%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.76 £13.31
90th Percentile £17.56 £21.60 £23.00
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.43% +3.75% +17.65%

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 458 1,444 1,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.32% 17.18% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 1,169 1,119
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £376 £350 £331
90th Percentile £675 £688 £677
London median daily rate £533 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -3.18% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 30
Median hourly rate £15.25 £21.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.38% +11.41% -0.79%
10th Percentile £12.42 £14.30 £13.31
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.95 £26.45
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year +64.71% -11.46% -7.88%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Central London

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SCCM in Central London.

Daily rate trend for SCCM in Central London

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SCCM in Central London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SCCM in Central London

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SCCM in Central London.

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 10 August 2020. 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 -29 31 £425 - 11
City of Westminster +28 3 £290 -35.56%
Southwark +51 2 - -
West End of London +15 2 £228 -9.00%
Kensington and Chelsea +1 1 £300 -
SCCM
London

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 32 (74.42%) Active Directory
3 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
4 16 (37.21%) Office 365
5 15 (34.88%) Azure
5 15 (34.88%) VMware
6 14 (32.56%) ITIL
7 13 (30.23%) PowerShell
7 13 (30.23%) Windows 10
8 12 (27.91%) Citrix
9 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (25.58%) Windows Server
10 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (23.26%) DNS
11 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (18.60%) SCOM
12 8 (18.60%) DHCP
12 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2016
12 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (16.28%) Finance
13 7 (16.28%) Banking
14 6 (13.95%) XenApp
14 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
14 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
14 6 (13.95%) SQL
14 6 (13.95%) SAN
14 6 (13.95%) NHS
14 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (13.95%) Public Sector

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 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) Office 365
2 15 (34.88%) Azure
3 4 (9.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (6.98%) SaaS
5 2 (4.65%) GCP
5 2 (4.65%) IaaS
5 2 (4.65%) PaaS
6 1 (2.33%) AWS
6 1 (2.33%) G Suite
6 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) DNS
2 8 (18.60%) DHCP
3 6 (13.95%) SAN
4 3 (6.98%) Skype
5 2 (4.65%) Firewall
5 2 (4.65%) LAN
5 2 (4.65%) SMTP
5 2 (4.65%) VPN
5 2 (4.65%) WAN
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) MPLS
6 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.33%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 7 (16.28%) Banking
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.65%) Automotive
3 2 (4.65%) Publishing
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.30%) IT Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) IT Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.98%) IT Support
5 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) NHS
2 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.98%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Windows 10
3 11 (25.58%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (9.30%) Application Packaging
3 4 (9.30%) Migration
4 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (4.65%) Change Control
5 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.65%) High Availability
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Automation
5 2 (4.65%) ITSM
5 2 (4.65%) Logistics
5 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.65%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.65%) Robotic Process Automation
5 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) VBScript
4 2 (4.65%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) DBS Check
1 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (74.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) XenApp
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.33%) vSphere
7 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) SCOM
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.33%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (2.33%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.33%) Nagios
4 1 (2.33%) WSUS
4 1 (2.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.88%) VMware
3 12 (27.91%) Citrix
4 4 (9.30%) Dell
5 3 (6.98%) NetApp
6 2 (4.65%) Bloomberg
6 2 (4.65%) F5
6 2 (4.65%) Forcepoint
6 2 (4.65%) Hitachi
6 2 (4.65%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) Ivanti
6 2 (4.65%) Reuters
6 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.65%) UiPath
6 2 (4.65%) Zerto
7 1 (2.33%) Adobe
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) Fidessa
7 1 (2.33%) McAfee
7 1 (2.33%) Remedy