Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 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
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 99 86
Rank change year-on-year -4 -13 +44
Contract jobs citing SCCM 31 97 201
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.37% 2.09% 2.96%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.91% 14.00% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 67 149
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £225 £184 £130
90th Percentile £493 £500 £513
Central London median daily rate £450 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +36.36% -12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 15
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% -3.74% +43.85%
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +17.95% +4.28% -6.50%

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 348 693 1,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.33% 14.96% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 535 974
Median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% +7.32%
10th Percentile £308 £315 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 21
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.99% +6.86% -12.50%
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.10 £18.10
% change year-on-year +20.42% +5.52% -17.73%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SCCM as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SCCM in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SCCM in the City of London

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SCCM in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SCCM in the City of London

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SCCM in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for SCCM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
4 16 (51.61%) Finance
5 14 (45.16%) Azure
5 14 (45.16%) Microsoft 365
5 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
6 12 (38.71%) VMware
7 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
8 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (32.26%) Windows 10
8 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (29.03%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (29.03%) Citrix
10 8 (25.81%) HP
10 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
10 8 (25.81%) DNS
10 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (22.58%) ITIL
12 6 (19.35%) Firewall
12 6 (19.35%) ITSM
12 6 (19.35%) Migration
12 6 (19.35%) Banking
12 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 5 (16.13%) vCenter Server
13 5 (16.13%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification

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 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) Azure
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (29.03%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Mimecast
3 2 (6.45%) Power Automate
4 1 (3.23%) IaaS
4 1 (3.23%) PaaS
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) SAN
3 4 (12.90%) VPN
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) VSAN
4 3 (9.68%) WAN
5 2 (6.45%) DHCP
5 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) Intranet
6 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.23%) MPLS
6 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.23%) Skype
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.23%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.68%) Legal
4 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 2 (6.45%) Law
5 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Analyst
1 5 (16.13%) Desktop Support
2 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (12.90%) Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Applications Packager
2 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) IT Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Server Support
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
3 10 (32.26%) Windows 10
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2016
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) ITSM
2 6 (19.35%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Software Deployment
4 3 (9.68%) Workflow
5 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
5 2 (6.45%) Architecture Roadmap
5 2 (6.45%) Content Management
5 2 (6.45%) EAM
5 2 (6.45%) E-Discovery
5 2 (6.45%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) VBScript
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCSA
2 3 (9.68%) MCSE
2 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.23%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.23%) Xen
6 1 (3.23%) XenApp
6 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (16.13%) vCenter Server
3 3 (9.68%) PowerCLI
3 3 (9.68%) Terraform
4 2 (6.45%) SCOM
5 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) Citrix
4 8 (25.81%) HP
5 5 (16.13%) Avaya
5 5 (16.13%) EMC
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco
6 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
7 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.68%) Dell
8 2 (6.45%) Apple
8 2 (6.45%) iManage
8 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg
9 1 (3.23%) Ivanti
9 1 (3.23%) Okta
9 1 (3.23%) Refinitiv
9 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
9 1 (3.23%) Sophos
9 1 (3.23%) Wyse