Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 129 149
Rank change year-on-year +46 +20 +32
Contract jobs citing SCCM 241 181 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.02% 2.01% 1.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.92% 12.73% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 131 91
Central London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -9.68%
10th Percentile £150 £128 £156
90th Percentile £513 £545 £550
London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +7.59% +3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 5
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% -13.64%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.31 £16.00
90th Percentile £21.40 £20.90 £124.05
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.95% +10.00% -10.53%

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 1,345 1,422 917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.85% 15.81% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,085 1,135 717
Central London median daily rate £540 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £312
90th Percentile £675 £681 £638
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 11
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% -14.12%
10th Percentile £13.13 £13.31 £15.40
90th Percentile £48.45 £25.50 £27.50
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +2.44% -24.07% +38.46%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +46 204 £420 +5.00% 37
West End of London +24 3 £250 -23.08%
Kensington and Chelsea -1 2 £284 -
Camden +8 1 £435 +335.00% 1
Southwark -6 1 £200 -
City of Westminster -12 1 £450 -
SCCM
London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 199 (82.57%) Windows
2 154 (63.90%) Microsoft
3 142 (58.92%) Active Directory
4 133 (55.19%) Windows 10
5 113 (46.89%) Office 365
6 83 (34.44%) Finance
7 79 (32.78%) Windows 7
8 65 (26.97%) PowerShell
9 64 (26.56%) Migration
10 59 (24.48%) Citrix
11 56 (23.24%) Azure
12 49 (20.33%) Windows Server
13 47 (19.50%) VMware
14 45 (18.67%) Microsoft Office
15 40 (16.60%) Application Packaging
16 38 (15.77%) Microsoft Intune
17 36 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 35 (14.52%) SQL
18 35 (14.52%) MS Exchange
18 35 (14.52%) DNS
19 34 (14.11%) ITIL
20 30 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
21 29 (12.03%) SharePoint
22 27 (11.20%) XenApp
23 26 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
23 26 (10.79%) Firewall
24 25 (10.37%) DHCP
24 25 (10.37%) Public Sector
25 23 (9.54%) Banking
25 23 (9.54%) Ivanti

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 35 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 29 (12.03%) SharePoint
3 20 (8.30%) Skype for Business
4 15 (6.22%) IIS
5 13 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.66%) Apache
7 3 (1.24%) Confluence
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.41%) JBoss
9 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (18.67%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 113 (46.89%) Office 365
2 56 (23.24%) Azure
3 23 (9.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (5.39%) AWS
5 8 (3.32%) OneDrive
6 6 (2.49%) PaaS
7 5 (2.07%) IaaS
8 4 (1.66%) Slack
9 3 (1.24%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.83%) SaaS
11 1 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.41%) G Suite
11 1 (0.41%) GCP
11 1 (0.41%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.52%) DNS
2 26 (10.79%) Firewall
3 25 (10.37%) DHCP
4 21 (8.71%) Skype
5 19 (7.88%) Wireless
6 18 (7.47%) TCP/IP
7 11 (4.56%) LAN
8 10 (4.15%) Internet
8 10 (4.15%) SAN
9 9 (3.73%) MPLS
10 8 (3.32%) IP Telephony
10 8 (3.32%) VPN
11 5 (2.07%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (2.07%) WAN
12 4 (1.66%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.66%) VLAN
13 3 (1.24%) PBX
14 2 (0.83%) Network Security
14 2 (0.83%) VoIP
14 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.98%) MySQL
3 10 (4.15%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.83%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.41%) Big Data
9 1 (0.41%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.41%) Power BI
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (6.22%) MSI
2 5 (2.07%) JIRA
3 4 (1.66%) WinDbg
4 3 (1.24%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.24%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (34.44%) Finance
2 25 (10.37%) Public Sector
3 23 (9.54%) Banking
4 11 (4.56%) Law
4 11 (4.56%) Marketing
5 9 (3.73%) Electronics
5 9 (3.73%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.32%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.24%) Local Government
7 3 (1.24%) Retail
8 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Environmental Health
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (18.67%) Support Engineer
2 41 (17.01%) Windows Engineer
3 36 (14.94%) Desktop Engineer
4 31 (12.86%) Desktop Support
5 27 (11.20%) Analyst
5 27 (11.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (9.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 21 (8.71%) SCCM Engineer
8 20 (8.30%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (7.05%) Azure Engineer
10 16 (6.64%) Consultant
11 15 (6.22%) IT Engineer
11 15 (6.22%) Migration Engineer
12 14 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (5.81%) IT Support
13 13 (5.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 13 (5.39%) Administrator
14 12 (4.98%) Azure Administrator
14 12 (4.98%) Support Analyst
14 12 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.83%) COM
1 2 (0.83%) LDAP
1 2 (0.83%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.41%) CSS
2 1 (0.41%) HTML
2 1 (0.41%) JSON
2 1 (0.41%) LAMP
2 1 (0.41%) Middleware
2 1 (0.41%) React
2 1 (0.41%) Web Services
2 1 (0.41%) XML
2 1 (0.41%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.73%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (2.49%) Blackberry
2 6 (2.49%) Replication
3 5 (2.07%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.66%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.24%) Clustering
5 3 (1.24%) iPad
5 3 (1.24%) NHS
5 3 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.24%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.83%) FMCG
6 2 (0.83%) iPhone
6 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 199 (82.57%) Windows
2 133 (55.19%) Windows 10
3 79 (32.78%) Windows 7
4 49 (20.33%) Windows Server
5 22 (9.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.73%) Android
7 9 (3.73%) Linux
7 9 (3.73%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.49%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.49%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.24%) Unix
10 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (26.56%) Migration
2 40 (16.60%) Application Packaging
3 36 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 34 (14.11%) ITIL
5 30 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (9.13%) Mobile Device Management
7 16 (6.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (5.81%) Project Delivery
10 13 (5.39%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 13 (5.39%) Load Balancing
10 13 (5.39%) Service Design
11 11 (4.56%) Time Management
12 10 (4.15%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (3.73%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (3.73%) Email Migration
13 9 (3.73%) Programme Management
14 8 (3.32%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 65 (26.97%) PowerShell
2 35 (14.52%) SQL
3 14 (5.81%) VB
4 6 (2.49%) VBA
5 5 (2.07%) VBScript
6 3 (1.24%) C
7 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.49%) Degree
2 6 (2.49%) MCSE
3 4 (1.66%) MCP
4 3 (1.24%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.83%) MCDST
5 2 (0.83%) MCSA
5 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.41%) CCA
6 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 142 (58.92%) Active Directory
2 27 (11.20%) XenApp
3 26 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (9.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (8.71%) XenDesktop
6 15 (6.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 14 (5.81%) Hyper-V
8 9 (3.73%) vSphere
9 8 (3.32%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.49%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.24%) Shibboleth
11 3 (1.24%) VMware NSX
11 3 (1.24%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.41%) Docker
12 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 38 (15.77%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (6.22%) AirWatch
3 12 (4.98%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (3.32%) WSUS
5 6 (2.49%) SCOM
6 5 (2.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (1.66%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (1.66%) Perfmon
8 3 (1.24%) Ansible
9 2 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.83%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.83%) Terraform
10 1 (0.41%) Istio
10 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.41%) Puppet
10 1 (0.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 154 (63.90%) Microsoft
2 59 (24.48%) Citrix
3 47 (19.50%) VMware
4 23 (9.54%) Ivanti
5 15 (6.22%) Symantec
6 10 (4.15%) Apple
6 10 (4.15%) Meraki
7 9 (3.73%) Cisco
7 9 (3.73%) HP
7 9 (3.73%) SAP
8 8 (3.32%) Bloomberg
9 7 (2.90%) Dell
9 7 (2.90%) Reuters
10 6 (2.49%) McAfee
11 5 (2.07%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.66%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.66%) Avaya
12 4 (1.66%) Intel
12 4 (1.66%) NetApp
12 4 (1.66%) Splunk