Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 155 136
Rank change year-on-year +24 -19 +27
Contract jobs citing SCCM 120 78 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.70% 1.25% 1.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.72% 11.50% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 64 77
City of London median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% -
10th Percentile £190 £172 £160
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
Central London median daily rate £375 £388 £338
% change year-on-year -3.23% +14.81% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
City of London median hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.27% +61.76% -0.73%
10th Percentile £12.16 £14.00 £14.35
90th Percentile £17.55 £28.75 £22.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -34.55% +61.76% -0.73%

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 815 678 705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.57% 10.90% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 538 532
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £353 £325 £294
90th Percentile £675 £650 £588
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +0.05% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 8
City of London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +34.97% +13.19%
10th Percentile £12.40 £13.40 £14.43
90th Percentile £27.50 £55.00 £33.68
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +52.78% +1.41%

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 20 January 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 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 90 (75.00%) Windows
2 66 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 51 (42.50%) Windows 10
4 48 (40.00%) Citrix
5 46 (38.33%) Microsoft
6 43 (35.83%) Windows 7
7 41 (34.17%) Office 365
8 35 (29.17%) Finance
9 34 (28.33%) VMware
10 29 (24.17%) Windows Server
11 28 (23.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 25 (20.83%) Migration
13 24 (20.00%) PowerShell
14 22 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (13.33%) ITIL
15 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
16 15 (12.50%) XenApp
16 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (11.67%) Ivanti
18 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (10.00%) Cisco
20 11 (9.17%) Bloomberg
20 11 (9.17%) MCSE
20 11 (9.17%) Application Packaging
20 11 (9.17%) SCOM
20 11 (9.17%) Server Building
21 10 (8.33%) Hyper-V
21 10 (8.33%) SharePoint

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 10 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.50%) IBM Domino
3 3 (2.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.83%) IIS
4 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Eikon
1 3 (2.50%) LatentZero
2 2 (1.67%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.83%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 41 (34.17%) Office 365
2 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.67%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.83%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) DHCP
1 8 (6.67%) DNS
1 8 (6.67%) IP Telephony
2 6 (5.00%) LAN
2 6 (5.00%) MPLS
2 6 (5.00%) WAN
3 5 (4.17%) Internet
3 5 (4.17%) VPN
4 4 (3.33%) Intranet
4 4 (3.33%) SAN
4 4 (3.33%) Skype
4 4 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (2.50%) Wireless
6 2 (1.67%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.67%) Firewall
6 2 (1.67%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.67%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.83%) VoIP
7 1 (0.83%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.83%) Power BI
3 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) MSI
2 1 (0.83%) InstallShield
General
1 35 (29.17%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Banking
3 4 (3.33%) Law
4 3 (2.50%) Publishing
5 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Front Office
6 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (12.50%) Analyst
2 13 (10.83%) Desktop Support
3 12 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (8.33%) Architect
4 10 (8.33%) Consultant
4 10 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
5 9 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (5.83%) IT Support
7 7 (5.83%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) SCCM Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Applications Packager
10 4 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.33%) Administrator
10 4 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.00%) iPhone
2 6 (5.00%) PKI
3 5 (4.17%) BYOD
4 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.33%) iPad
4 4 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.67%) Clustering
5 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.67%) PMI
5 2 (1.67%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) CESG
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 90 (75.00%) Windows
2 51 (42.50%) Windows 10
3 43 (35.83%) Windows 7
4 29 (24.17%) Windows Server
5 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 5 (4.17%) Android
8 5 (4.17%) Linux
9 3 (2.50%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.67%) Unix
10 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.83%) Migration
2 16 (13.33%) ITIL
3 11 (9.17%) Application Packaging
3 11 (9.17%) Server Building
4 10 (8.33%) Project Management
5 9 (7.50%) PRINCE2
6 7 (5.83%) Asset Management
6 7 (5.83%) Email Migration
7 5 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (3.33%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.33%) TOGAF
9 3 (2.50%) Data Architecture
9 3 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.50%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.50%) Investment Management
9 3 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.33%) VBScript
3 3 (2.50%) SQL
4 2 (1.67%) C
4 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.67%) VB
5 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.17%) MCSE
3 6 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.33%) Degree
4 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.50%) CISSP
5 3 (2.50%) MCDST
5 3 (2.50%) SANS
6 2 (1.67%) MCITP
6 2 (1.67%) MCP
6 2 (1.67%) MCSA
6 2 (1.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) MOS
7 1 (0.83%) RHCE
7 1 (0.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) SLA
2 3 (2.50%) COBIT
2 3 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (23.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 22 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (12.50%) XenApp
5 10 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 9 (7.50%) XenDesktop
7 7 (5.83%) vSphere
8 5 (4.17%) BitLocker
8 5 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.50%) Xen
10 2 (1.67%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.67%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.67%) XenServer
11 1 (0.83%) Firmware
11 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.83%) vCloud
11 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) SCOM
2 8 (6.67%) AirWatch
3 7 (5.83%) SCOrch
3 7 (5.83%) WSUS
4 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (3.33%) XenMobile
6 3 (2.50%) AppDNA
6 3 (2.50%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.67%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.67%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.83%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.83%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (40.00%) Citrix
2 46 (38.33%) Microsoft
3 34 (28.33%) VMware
4 14 (11.67%) Ivanti
5 12 (10.00%) Cisco
6 11 (9.17%) Bloomberg
7 9 (7.50%) HP
8 8 (6.67%) Dell
9 7 (5.83%) Symantec
10 6 (5.00%) Altiris
10 6 (5.00%) Reuters
11 5 (4.17%) Apple
11 5 (4.17%) FactSet
11 5 (4.17%) Splunk
12 4 (3.33%) Wyse
13 3 (2.50%) Adobe
13 3 (2.50%) Charles River
13 3 (2.50%) NetApp
13 3 (2.50%) Qualys
13 3 (2.50%) SolarWinds