Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 121 91 74
Rank change year-on-year -30 -17 +42
Contract jobs citing SCCM 50 24 209
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.39% 1.38% 3.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.96% 8.05% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 18 161
10th Percentile £170 £263 £131
25th Percentile £210 £363 £256
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £381 £421 £425
Median % change year-on-year -9.50% -0.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £520 £500 £488
90th Percentile £594 £541 £530
Central London median daily rate £388 £418 £405
% change year-on-year -7.19% +3.09% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 16
Median hourly rate £23.00 £13.44 £18.25
Median % change year-on-year +71.13% -26.36% -2.41%
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £15.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.98% -23.75% +6.95%

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 502 298 1,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.92% 17.19% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 231 912
10th Percentile £381 £375 £325
25th Percentile £475 £453 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £644 £601 £625
90th Percentile £700 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £553 £525 £545
% change year-on-year +5.29% -3.63% +3.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 24
10th Percentile £30.13 " £12.76
25th Percentile £40.81 £12.76 £14.00
Median hourly rate £60.75 £13.44 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +352.01% -36.00% +12.30%
75th Percentile £82.81 £14.12 £27.15
90th Percentile £94.78 " £46.23
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £15.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +50.82% -27.38% +12.30%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 34 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (48.00%) Microsoft 365
5 19 (38.00%) Finance
6 18 (36.00%) Azure
7 17 (34.00%) VMware
7 17 (34.00%) ITIL
7 17 (34.00%) Windows 10
8 15 (30.00%) Citrix
9 13 (26.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (24.00%) Cisco
10 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
11 11 (22.00%) Banking
11 11 (22.00%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (22.00%) Project Delivery
12 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (18.00%) Migration
13 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
14 8 (16.00%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (16.00%) ServiceNow
14 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2016
14 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (14.00%) Risk Management
15 7 (14.00%) Windows 7
15 7 (14.00%) Mimecast
16 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Intune
16 6 (12.00%) Social Skills
16 6 (12.00%) SolarWinds

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 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (48.00%) Microsoft 365
2 18 (36.00%) Azure
3 8 (16.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (14.00%) Mimecast
5 3 (6.00%) OneDrive
6 2 (4.00%) IaaS
7 1 (2.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (2.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) DNS
1 6 (12.00%) Firewall
2 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) MPLS
4 3 (6.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) Bluetooth
5 2 (4.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.00%) 3G
6 1 (2.00%) HTTP
6 1 (2.00%) LAN
6 1 (2.00%) NAS
6 1 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.00%) SMS
6 1 (2.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.00%) VSAN
6 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Social Skills
4 5 (10.00%) Law
5 2 (4.00%) Back Office
5 2 (4.00%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.00%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Desktop Support
2 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) IT Support
4 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 5 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Banking Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.00%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) PC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.00%) BYOD
3 1 (2.00%) CMDB
3 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (14.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (22.00%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (22.00%) Project Delivery
4 9 (18.00%) Migration
5 7 (14.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (12.00%) Change Management
7 5 (10.00%) High Availability
7 5 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (10.00%) Patch Management
8 4 (8.00%) Architecture Roadmap
8 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.00%) Email Migration
8 4 (8.00%) Identity Management
8 4 (8.00%) Information Security
8 4 (8.00%) Information Security Governance
8 4 (8.00%) Project Management
8 4 (8.00%) Regtech
8 4 (8.00%) Security Patching
8 4 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.00%) Python
2 2 (4.00%) VBA
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.00%) MCSE
3 4 (8.00%) CCNA
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.00%) CISSP
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.00%) COBIT
2 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.00%) NIST
System Software
1 34 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) XenApp
3 5 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (12.00%) SCOM
2 4 (8.00%) Nexpose
3 3 (6.00%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.00%) VMware
3 15 (30.00%) Citrix
4 12 (24.00%) Cisco
5 8 (16.00%) ServiceNow
6 6 (12.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (8.00%) Avaya
7 4 (8.00%) Bloomberg
7 4 (8.00%) CrowdStrike
7 4 (8.00%) Okta
7 4 (8.00%) Remedy
8 3 (6.00%) Apple
8 3 (6.00%) HP
9 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.00%) EMC
9 2 (4.00%) Refinitiv
10 1 (2.00%) BMC
10 1 (2.00%) Dell
10 1 (2.00%) iManage
10 1 (2.00%) MobileIron