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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 116 132 97
Rank change year-on-year +16 -35 -16
Contract jobs citing SCCM 83 36 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.91% 1.13% 1.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.02% 8.67% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 31 25
10th Percentile £137 £213 £184
25th Percentile £215 £225 £214
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £456 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year +7.35% +6.25% -2.74%
75th Percentile £538 £523 £450
90th Percentile £575 £650 £488
Central London median daily rate £409 £425 £290
% change year-on-year -3.82% +46.55% -28.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £25.25 - £12.42
Median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £13.08
Median % change year-on-year +15.22% +75.91% -37.74%
75th Percentile £27.75 - £13.73
90th Percentile - - £13.97
Central London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £13.26
% change year-on-year +23.26% +62.17% -36.87%

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 753 415 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.36% 12.98% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 322 349
10th Percentile £400 £381 £405
25th Percentile £506 £463 £460
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £585 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +6.36% - -
75th Percentile £725 £638 £625
90th Percentile £788 £688 £676
Central London median daily rate £588 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +6.82% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £25.25 - £12.42
Median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £13.08
Median % change year-on-year +15.22% +75.91% -37.74%
75th Percentile £27.75 - £14.02
90th Percentile - - £16.41
Central London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £13.44
% change year-on-year +23.26% +59.97% -36.00%

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022, 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 60 (72.29%) Active Directory
2 55 (66.27%) Microsoft
3 54 (65.06%) Microsoft 365
4 45 (54.22%) Windows
5 41 (49.40%) Azure
6 38 (45.78%) ITIL
7 37 (44.58%) PowerShell
8 29 (34.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 27 (32.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (32.53%) Migration
10 25 (30.12%) Windows 10
11 24 (28.92%) Degree
11 24 (28.92%) CCNA
11 24 (28.92%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (27.71%) MCSE
13 21 (25.30%) MCSA
13 21 (25.30%) MCP
13 21 (25.30%) PRINCE2
13 21 (25.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 21 (25.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 19 (22.89%) Windows Server
15 18 (21.69%) Finance
15 18 (21.69%) Social Skills
16 15 (18.07%) VMware
16 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Office
17 14 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (16.87%) ServiceNow
18 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 12 (14.46%) Banking
18 12 (14.46%) 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 12 (14.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 54 (65.06%) Microsoft 365
2 41 (49.40%) Azure
3 29 (34.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (9.64%) OneDrive
5 6 (7.23%) AWS
6 4 (4.82%) Mimecast
7 3 (3.61%) IaaS
7 3 (3.61%) SaaS
8 1 (1.20%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.20%) PaaS
8 1 (1.20%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) Firewall
2 8 (9.64%) VoIP
3 6 (7.23%) DNS
3 6 (7.23%) Wireless
4 5 (6.02%) DHCP
4 5 (6.02%) WAN
5 4 (4.82%) LAN
5 4 (4.82%) VPN
6 3 (3.61%) NetScaler
6 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.41%) Internet
7 2 (2.41%) IPv4
7 2 (2.41%) SAN
8 1 (1.20%) Bluetooth
8 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.20%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
1 1 (1.20%) MSI
1 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
1 18 (21.69%) Social Skills
2 12 (14.46%) Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.82%) Documentation Skills
4 4 (4.82%) Legal
4 4 (4.82%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (3.61%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.41%) Front Office
6 2 (2.41%) Law
7 1 (1.20%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Architect
2 21 (25.30%) Azure Architect
2 21 (25.30%) Support Engineer
3 15 (18.07%) Desktop Support
4 14 (16.87%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) IT Support
6 9 (10.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) IT Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Desktop Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Security Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Security Support Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.61%) CMDB
3 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.61%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.41%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.41%) Housing Association
4 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.20%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.20%) IoT
5 1 (1.20%) PKI
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (54.22%) Windows
2 25 (30.12%) Windows 10
3 19 (22.89%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.84%) Windows 7
6 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (7.23%) Android
7 6 (7.23%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.82%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (1.20%) Linux
10 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.78%) ITIL
2 27 (32.53%) Migration
3 21 (25.30%) PRINCE2
4 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (12.05%) Asset Management
6 7 (8.43%) Application Packaging
6 7 (8.43%) ITSM
6 7 (8.43%) Patch Management
6 7 (8.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (7.23%) Information Security
8 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.82%) Business Continuity
9 4 (4.82%) Change Management
9 4 (4.82%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (4.82%) Data Loss Prevention
9 4 (4.82%) Security Management
9 4 (4.82%) Service Management
9 4 (4.82%) Time Management
10 3 (3.61%) Break/Fix
10 3 (3.61%) Regtech
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.02%) VBScript
3 2 (2.41%) SQL
4 1 (1.20%) Bash
4 1 (1.20%) Perl
4 1 (1.20%) PHP
4 1 (1.20%) Python
4 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (32.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (28.92%) CCNA
2 24 (28.92%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (28.92%) Degree
3 23 (27.71%) MCSE
4 21 (25.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 21 (25.30%) MCP
4 21 (25.30%) MCSA
4 21 (25.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.82%) MCTS
6 3 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.41%) CISSP
8 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.20%) CCNP
8 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) SLA
2 5 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.61%) COBIT
3 3 (3.61%) GDPR
3 3 (3.61%) NIST
System Software
1 60 (72.29%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.64%) vSphere
4 4 (4.82%) BitLocker
4 4 (4.82%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.61%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (3.61%) XenApp
6 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.20%) Docker
7 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (8.43%) SCOM
3 4 (4.82%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.61%) Nessus
4 3 (3.61%) Nexpose
5 2 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.41%) SCSM
5 2 (2.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.41%) Terraform
5 2 (2.41%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.41%) WSUS
6 1 (1.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (1.20%) Ansible
6 1 (1.20%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.20%) Packer
6 1 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 55 (66.27%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.07%) VMware
3 14 (16.87%) ServiceNow
4 12 (14.46%) Cisco
5 9 (10.84%) Citrix
6 7 (8.43%) Bloomberg
7 3 (3.61%) CrowdStrike
7 3 (3.61%) EMC
7 3 (3.61%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.61%) Symantec
7 3 (3.61%) Tufin
8 2 (2.41%) Altiris
8 2 (2.41%) HP
8 2 (2.41%) McAfee
8 2 (2.41%) Meraki
8 2 (2.41%) Mitel
8 2 (2.41%) Refinitiv
8 2 (2.41%) RightFax
8 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.41%) Zscaler