Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 133 158
Rank change year-on-year +36 +25 -15
Contract jobs citing SCCM 183 120 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.69% 1.70% 1.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.04% 14.07% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 93 63
City of London median daily rate £375 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% - +6.16%
10th Percentile £131 £193 £170
90th Percentile £513 £538 £488
Central London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +18.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 7
City of London median hourly rate £18.10 £14.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.83% -47.27% +61.76%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.16 £14.00
90th Percentile £22.58 £17.55 £28.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £18.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +0.56% -34.55% +61.76%

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 1,217 853 709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.89% 12.07% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 686 556
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £290 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 7 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -38.18% +61.76%
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.52 £13.40
90th Percentile £25.50 £43.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -15.00% -20.00% +61.76%

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 18 January 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 151 (82.51%) Windows
2 114 (62.30%) Active Directory
3 96 (52.46%) Microsoft
4 80 (43.72%) Office 365
5 68 (37.16%) Windows 10
6 62 (33.88%) VMware
7 57 (31.15%) Windows 7
8 54 (29.51%) ITIL
9 50 (27.32%) Microsoft Office
10 48 (26.23%) PowerShell
11 46 (25.14%) Microsoft Azure
12 44 (24.04%) Citrix
13 43 (23.50%) Finance
14 38 (20.77%) Windows Server
15 31 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (16.39%) HP
17 27 (14.75%) Migration
18 26 (14.21%) Microsoft App-V
18 26 (14.21%) Cisco
19 25 (13.66%) LAN
20 24 (13.11%) SQL
20 24 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 24 (13.11%) Skype
21 23 (12.57%) WAN
22 22 (12.02%) Change Management
23 21 (11.48%) MS Exchange
23 21 (11.48%) BitLocker
23 21 (11.48%) Skype for Business
24 19 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
24 19 (10.38%) XenApp

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 21 (11.48%) MS Exchange
1 21 (11.48%) Skype for Business
2 14 (7.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.09%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.09%) IIS
5 1 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 50 (27.32%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 80 (43.72%) Office 365
2 46 (25.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (6.01%) IaaS
5 8 (4.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (4.37%) SaaS
6 7 (3.83%) PaaS
7 2 (1.09%) GitHub
7 2 (1.09%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.66%) LAN
2 24 (13.11%) Skype
3 23 (12.57%) WAN
4 18 (9.84%) DNS
5 17 (9.29%) DHCP
6 15 (8.20%) VPN
7 13 (7.10%) Firewall
8 10 (5.46%) VoIP
9 9 (4.92%) Wireless
10 8 (4.37%) Internet
10 8 (4.37%) Unified Communications
11 7 (3.83%) PuTTY
11 7 (3.83%) SAN
11 7 (3.83%) Wireshark
12 6 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.73%) VSAN
14 3 (1.64%) NAS
14 3 (1.64%) TCP/IP
15 2 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
15 2 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (8.20%) MSI
2 2 (1.09%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.09%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.55%) Hudson
3 1 (0.55%) WinDbg
General
1 43 (23.50%) Finance
2 13 (7.10%) Banking
3 8 (4.37%) Billing
4 6 (3.28%) Law
5 5 (2.73%) Legal
6 4 (2.19%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.64%) Advertising
8 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.55%) Front Office
9 1 (0.55%) Marketing
9 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (27.32%) Support Engineer
2 39 (21.31%) Desktop Engineer
3 36 (19.67%) Desktop Support
4 29 (15.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 22 (12.02%) Analyst
6 21 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (10.93%) Windows Engineer
8 17 (9.29%) IT Support
9 16 (8.74%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (7.10%) IT Engineer
10 13 (7.10%) IT Support Engineer
11 12 (6.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 12 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (6.56%) SCCM Engineer
12 11 (6.01%) Azure Engineer
12 11 (6.01%) Consultant
13 10 (5.46%) IT Analyst
14 9 (4.92%) Citrix Engineer
14 9 (4.92%) Office 365 Engineer
14 9 (4.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.64%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.09%) LDAP
2 2 (1.09%) Web Services
3 1 (0.55%) JDBC
3 1 (0.55%) JSON
3 1 (0.55%) ODBC
3 1 (0.55%) OpenID
3 1 (0.55%) REST
3 1 (0.55%) SAML
3 1 (0.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.29%) Smartphone
2 14 (7.65%) iPad
3 9 (4.92%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.73%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.73%) iPhone
4 5 (2.73%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.64%) Handset
6 3 (1.64%) NHS
6 3 (1.64%) User Experience
6 3 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.09%) BYOD
7 2 (1.09%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.09%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.55%) CMDB
8 1 (0.55%) Fintech
8 1 (0.55%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 151 (82.51%) Windows
2 68 (37.16%) Windows 10
3 57 (31.15%) Windows 7
4 38 (20.77%) Windows Server
5 14 (7.65%) Mac OS X
6 11 (6.01%) Mac OS
6 11 (6.01%) Windows 8
7 9 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.83%) Apple iOS
10 6 (3.28%) Android
10 6 (3.28%) Linux
11 4 (2.19%) Unix
12 3 (1.64%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.09%) CentOS
13 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.55%) Solaris
14 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.51%) ITIL
2 27 (14.75%) Migration
3 24 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 22 (12.02%) Change Management
5 17 (9.29%) Application Packaging
6 16 (8.74%) ITSM
7 14 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (7.65%) Service Delivery
8 12 (6.56%) Problem Management
9 10 (5.46%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (4.37%) Change Control
11 7 (3.83%) Identity Management
11 7 (3.83%) Line Management
11 7 (3.83%) Project Management
11 7 (3.83%) Task Automation
12 6 (3.28%) Capacity Management
12 6 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (2.73%) Proactive Monitoring
13 5 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (2.73%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 48 (26.23%) PowerShell
2 24 (13.11%) SQL
3 8 (4.37%) VBA
4 5 (2.73%) VBScript
5 3 (1.64%) C
6 1 (0.55%) C#
6 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.28%) MCP
2 6 (3.28%) MCSE
3 5 (2.73%) CCNA
3 5 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.19%) Degree
5 3 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.64%) MCSA
5 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.09%) MCDST
7 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.55%) HNC
7 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.55%) MCTS
7 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.09%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 114 (62.30%) Active Directory
2 31 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (14.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (11.48%) BitLocker
5 19 (10.38%) XenApp
6 16 (8.74%) XenDesktop
7 15 (8.20%) Hyper-V
8 10 (5.46%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (3.83%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (3.28%) vSphere
11 4 (2.19%) XenServer
12 2 (1.09%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (8.74%) SCOM
2 11 (6.01%) AirWatch
3 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (3.83%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (2.19%) HP SIM
5 3 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.64%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.09%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.09%) WSUS
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.55%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.55%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.55%) Puppet
7 1 (0.55%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.55%) SCSM
7 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.55%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 96 (52.46%) Microsoft
2 62 (33.88%) VMware
3 44 (24.04%) Citrix
4 30 (16.39%) HP
5 26 (14.21%) Cisco
6 18 (9.84%) Dell
7 17 (9.29%) Ivanti
8 15 (8.20%) Adobe
9 11 (6.01%) SolarWinds
10 10 (5.46%) Apple
10 10 (5.46%) NetApp
11 9 (4.92%) Charles River
11 9 (4.92%) ServiceNow
12 8 (4.37%) iManage
12 8 (4.37%) Polycom
13 7 (3.83%) Avaya
13 7 (3.83%) Bloomberg
14 6 (3.28%) Splunk
15 5 (2.73%) Reuters
15 5 (2.73%) Wyse