Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 155 162
Rank change year-on-year +53 +7 +14
Contract jobs citing SCCM 165 89 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.36% 1.31% 1.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.26% 11.74% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 69 56
City of London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +9.22%
10th Percentile £153 £142 £209
90th Percentile £550 £540 £488
Central London median daily rate £400 £350 £394
% change year-on-year +14.29% -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 10
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £22.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -23.16% +52.59%
10th Percentile £13.31 £16.00 £18.15
90th Percentile £20.00 £18.00 £28.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year -1.58% -14.12% +30.15%

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 1,081 758 811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.46% 11.19% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 607 651
City of London median daily rate £525 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% +8.57%
10th Percentile £325 £317 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 8 10
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.68 £22.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.57% -6.53% +38.28%
10th Percentile £13.31 £15.40 £18.15
90th Percentile £25.50 £25.95 £28.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year -1.58% -14.12% +30.15%

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 25 September 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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 128 (77.58%) Windows
2 98 (59.39%) Active Directory
3 80 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 80 (48.48%) Windows 10
4 64 (38.79%) Office 365
5 61 (36.97%) Windows 7
6 48 (29.09%) VMware
7 46 (27.88%) Citrix
8 44 (26.67%) ITIL
9 43 (26.06%) Microsoft Office
10 41 (24.85%) Microsoft App-V
11 37 (22.42%) Finance
12 36 (21.82%) PowerShell
13 35 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
13 35 (21.21%) Windows Server
14 28 (16.97%) Ivanti
15 27 (16.36%) XenApp
15 27 (16.36%) XenDesktop
16 24 (14.55%) Migration
17 23 (13.94%) SCOM
18 22 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (13.33%) Application Packaging
19 20 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
19 20 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 19 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
20 19 (11.52%) Skype
20 19 (11.52%) Mac OS X
20 19 (11.52%) Apple
21 18 (10.91%) WAN
21 18 (10.91%) LAN

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 16 (9.70%) Skype for Business
2 13 (7.88%) MS Exchange
3 10 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.21%) Confluence
5 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.21%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 43 (26.06%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 64 (38.79%) Office 365
2 35 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (8.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (4.85%) IaaS
6 3 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.82%) GitHub
6 3 (1.82%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.82%) PaaS
6 3 (1.82%) SaaS
7 2 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.52%) Skype
2 18 (10.91%) LAN
2 18 (10.91%) WAN
3 11 (6.67%) DHCP
3 11 (6.67%) Firewall
4 10 (6.06%) DNS
5 7 (4.24%) VPN
6 6 (3.64%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.64%) Unified Communications
6 6 (3.64%) VoIP
7 4 (2.42%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.42%) SAN
8 3 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.82%) VLAN
8 3 (1.82%) WebEx
8 3 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.82%) Wireless
9 2 (1.21%) Internet
9 2 (1.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.21%) Power BI
2 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.61%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (6.67%) MSI
2 5 (3.03%) AdminStudio
3 3 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.82%) JIRA
4 2 (1.21%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.21%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.21%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.61%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 37 (22.42%) Finance
2 9 (5.45%) Banking
3 3 (1.82%) Law
4 2 (1.21%) Advertising
4 2 (1.21%) Front Office
4 2 (1.21%) Legal
4 2 (1.21%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Billing
5 1 (0.61%) French Language
5 1 (0.61%) German Language
5 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.61%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 30 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 20 (12.12%) Desktop Engineer
4 19 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (10.91%) Analyst
5 18 (10.91%) Consultant
6 14 (8.48%) Mac Engineer
6 14 (8.48%) SCCM Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 11 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
9 10 (6.06%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (4.24%) Applications Specialist
11 7 (4.24%) Architect
11 7 (4.24%) Citrix Specialist
11 7 (4.24%) Deskside Support
11 7 (4.24%) Desktop Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.42%) Web Services
2 3 (1.82%) XMPP
3 1 (0.61%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.61%) JDBC
3 1 (0.61%) JSON
3 1 (0.61%) ODBC
3 1 (0.61%) OpenID
3 1 (0.61%) REST
3 1 (0.61%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.61%) SAML
3 1 (0.61%) Sensu
3 1 (0.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.88%) Smartphone
2 12 (7.27%) iPad
2 12 (7.27%) iPhone
3 10 (6.06%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.24%) Fat Client
5 7 (4.24%) Thin Client
6 6 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.03%) User Experience
8 4 (2.42%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.42%) NHS
9 3 (1.82%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (1.21%) BYOD
10 2 (1.21%) PDA
10 2 (1.21%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.21%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.61%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 128 (77.58%) Windows
2 80 (48.48%) Windows 10
3 61 (36.97%) Windows 7
4 35 (21.21%) Windows Server
5 19 (11.52%) Mac OS X
6 15 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (7.27%) Mac OS
8 7 (4.24%) Linux
9 5 (3.03%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.42%) Android
10 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.82%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.61%) Unix
12 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.67%) ITIL
2 24 (14.55%) Migration
3 22 (13.33%) Application Packaging
4 20 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 19 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (10.91%) ITSM
7 14 (8.48%) Change Management
8 10 (6.06%) Capacity Management
8 10 (6.06%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.85%) Incident Management
9 8 (4.85%) Investment Management
10 7 (4.24%) Compliance Audit
10 7 (4.24%) Proactive Monitoring
10 7 (4.24%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.64%) Application Virtualisation
11 6 (3.64%) Service Management
12 5 (3.03%) Asset Management
12 5 (3.03%) CRM
12 5 (3.03%) Project Management
12 5 (3.03%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.82%) PowerShell
2 11 (6.67%) SQL
3 9 (5.45%) VBScript
4 4 (2.42%) C
5 3 (1.82%) AppleScript
5 3 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.82%) VBA
6 2 (1.21%) VB
7 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.61%) Python
7 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.85%) Degree
2 8 (4.85%) MCSE
3 6 (3.64%) MCSA
3 6 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.42%) CCNA
4 4 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.82%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.82%) MCDST
5 3 (1.82%) MCP
5 3 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.61%) CCNP
6 1 (0.61%) CISSP
6 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.61%) MCITP
6 1 (0.61%) SANS
6 1 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) COBIT
3 1 (0.61%) Solvency II
System Software
1 98 (59.39%) Active Directory
2 41 (24.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 27 (16.36%) XenApp
3 27 (16.36%) XenDesktop
4 22 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (9.70%) BitLocker
7 13 (7.88%) Hyper-V
8 7 (4.24%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (3.03%) vSphere
10 3 (1.82%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.82%) Xen
10 3 (1.82%) XenServer
11 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (13.94%) SCOM
2 11 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (5.45%) SCOrch
4 8 (4.85%) XenMobile
5 7 (4.24%) WSUS
6 5 (3.03%) AirWatch
6 5 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.42%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.82%) Perfmon
8 3 (1.82%) SafeCom
8 3 (1.82%) Terraform
9 1 (0.61%) Grafana
9 1 (0.61%) IBM BigFix
9 1 (0.61%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.61%) SCSM
9 1 (0.61%) SnapMirror
9 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 80 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 48 (29.09%) VMware
3 46 (27.88%) Citrix
4 28 (16.97%) Ivanti
5 19 (11.52%) Apple
6 17 (10.30%) Cisco
7 15 (9.09%) HP
8 14 (8.48%) Adobe
9 13 (7.88%) NetApp
10 12 (7.27%) Dell
10 12 (7.27%) ServiceNow
10 12 (7.27%) Wyse
11 7 (4.24%) Bloomberg
12 6 (3.64%) McAfee
12 6 (3.64%) Reuters
13 4 (2.42%) Remedy
13 4 (2.42%) Symantec
14 3 (1.82%) Splunk
15 2 (1.21%) Nintex
15 2 (1.21%) SolarWinds