Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 April 2018 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 131 141
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 +45
Contract jobs citing SCCM 130 97 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.85% 1.57% 1.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.57% 14.02% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 81 64
City of London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £148 £219 £158
90th Percentile £540 £525 £550
Central London median daily rate £375 £388 £344
% change year-on-year -3.23% +12.73% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 6
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.58 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.96% -7.50% +9.35%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.50 £18.50
90th Percentile £21.95 £21.95 £24.19
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +8.57%

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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 892 692 695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.71% 11.22% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 549 513
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £306
90th Percentile £651 £638 £600
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 8
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.34 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.45% +8.29% +14.58%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.48 £18.50
90th Percentile £67.50 £55.00 £28.08
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £23.35 £20.63
% change year-on-year -14.34% +13.20% +16.20%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in the City of London

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in the City of London

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in the City of London

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in the City of London

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SCCM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 98 (75.38%) Windows
2 83 (63.85%) Active Directory
3 61 (46.92%) Windows 10
4 54 (41.54%) Microsoft
5 51 (39.23%) Windows 7
6 50 (38.46%) Citrix
7 39 (30.00%) Office 365
8 37 (28.46%) VMware
9 32 (24.62%) PowerShell
10 30 (23.08%) Windows Server
11 29 (22.31%) Finance
11 29 (22.31%) Microsoft Office
12 28 (21.54%) Migration
12 28 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (16.92%) Microsoft App-V
13 22 (16.92%) ITIL
14 17 (13.08%) Ivanti
15 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (10.77%) BitLocker
16 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (10.00%) Blackberry
17 13 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (10.00%) Server Building
18 12 (9.23%) HP
18 12 (9.23%) Project Management
18 12 (9.23%) iPhone
18 12 (9.23%) XenDesktop
19 11 (8.46%) XenApp
19 11 (8.46%) iPad
19 11 (8.46%) Cisco

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 7 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.31%) IBM Domino
3 3 (2.31%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.54%) Apache
4 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.54%) IIS
5 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (22.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) LatentZero
2 2 (1.54%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 39 (30.00%) Office 365
2 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.31%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.77%) G Suite
5 1 (0.77%) IaaS
5 1 (0.77%) PaaS
5 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.69%) VPN
2 9 (6.92%) DNS
2 9 (6.92%) IP Telephony
2 9 (6.92%) MPLS
3 8 (6.15%) Internet
4 7 (5.38%) DHCP
4 7 (5.38%) WAN
5 6 (4.62%) LAN
6 5 (3.85%) Firewall
7 4 (3.08%) Intranet
7 4 (3.08%) Skype
7 4 (3.08%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.08%) Wireless
8 3 (2.31%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (2.31%) VoIP
9 2 (1.54%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.54%) SAN
9 2 (1.54%) SCCP
9 2 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.77%) Power BI
3 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) MSI
2 4 (3.08%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.77%) WinDbg
General
1 29 (22.31%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Publishing
3 4 (3.08%) Banking
4 2 (1.54%) Law
4 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.77%) Advertising
5 1 (0.77%) Billing
5 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Legal
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (16.15%) Desktop Support
2 18 (13.85%) Analyst
3 17 (13.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (9.23%) Project Manager
5 11 (8.46%) Architect
5 11 (8.46%) IT Support
5 11 (8.46%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 8 (6.15%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) Active Directory Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) Applications Packager
8 7 (5.38%) IT Analyst
8 7 (5.38%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (5.38%) SCCM Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Consultant
9 6 (4.62%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) IT Technician
9 6 (4.62%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.77%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 12 (9.23%) iPhone
3 11 (8.46%) iPad
4 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.92%) PKI
6 6 (4.62%) NHS
7 5 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.31%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.31%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.31%) User Experience
8 3 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.77%) CESG
10 1 (0.77%) Clustering
10 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.77%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 98 (75.38%) Windows
2 61 (46.92%) Windows 10
3 51 (39.23%) Windows 7
4 30 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.38%) Android
7 7 (5.38%) Mac OS X
8 4 (3.08%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.31%) Linux
9 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.54%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.77%) Unix
11 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.54%) Migration
2 22 (16.92%) ITIL
3 13 (10.00%) Server Building
4 12 (9.23%) Project Management
5 9 (6.92%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (6.15%) Asset Management
6 8 (6.15%) Email Migration
7 7 (5.38%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.62%) Application Packaging
8 6 (4.62%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.85%) Application Virtualisation
9 5 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.85%) Investment Management
9 5 (3.85%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.08%) Change Management
10 4 (3.08%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (3.08%) ITSM
10 4 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (2.31%) ITIL V3
11 3 (2.31%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.62%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.69%) VBScript
3 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.54%) SQL
3 2 (1.54%) VB
4 1 (0.77%) AppleScript
4 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.92%) MCSE
3 5 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.08%) MCP
5 3 (2.31%) CISSP
5 3 (2.31%) MCDST
5 3 (2.31%) MCITP
5 3 (2.31%) MCSA
5 3 (2.31%) SANS
6 2 (1.54%) Degree
6 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CCNA
7 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.77%) MOS
7 1 (0.77%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) SLA
2 3 (2.31%) COBIT
2 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) PMO
System Software
1 83 (63.85%) Active Directory
2 28 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (16.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (10.77%) BitLocker
5 12 (9.23%) XenDesktop
6 11 (8.46%) XenApp
7 9 (6.92%) vSphere
8 8 (6.15%) Hyper-V
8 8 (6.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (5.38%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.31%) Xen
12 2 (1.54%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.77%) vCloud
13 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (6.92%) SCOM
2 8 (6.15%) WSUS
3 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (3.08%) AirWatch
4 4 (3.08%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.08%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.54%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.77%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.77%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.77%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.77%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 50 (38.46%) Citrix
3 37 (28.46%) VMware
4 17 (13.08%) Ivanti
5 12 (9.23%) HP
6 11 (8.46%) Apple
6 11 (8.46%) Cisco
7 9 (6.92%) Bloomberg
7 9 (6.92%) Dell
8 7 (5.38%) Symantec
8 7 (5.38%) Wyse
9 6 (4.62%) Adobe
9 6 (4.62%) Reuters
9 6 (4.62%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.08%) Juniper
10 4 (3.08%) Splunk
11 3 (2.31%) Altiris
11 3 (2.31%) Charles River
11 3 (2.31%) NetApp
11 3 (2.31%) Qualys