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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 127 153
Rank change year-on-year +4 +26  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 47 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.42% 1.14% 0.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.35% 9.31% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 37
Median daily rate £325 £381 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +5.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £238 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £321 £310
% change year-on-year -6.61% +3.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -30.95% +13.51%  

SCCM is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 352 408 443
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.61% 12.27% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 337 339
Median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Median hourly rate £24.36 £19.00 £28.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.21% -32.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £19.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £22.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SCCM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 26 June 2017, 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 80 (83.33%) Windows
2 61 (63.54%) Active Directory
3 47 (48.96%) Microsoft
4 34 (35.42%) Citrix
5 31 (32.29%) PowerShell
6 30 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 29 (30.21%) Windows 7
7 29 (30.21%) Finance
8 27 (28.13%) VMware
9 21 (21.88%) SCOM
9 21 (21.88%) Office 365
9 21 (21.88%) Windows 10
10 18 (18.75%) ITIL
11 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (14.58%) Microsoft App-V
13 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (13.54%) SAN
14 13 (13.54%) Banking
15 12 (12.50%) Cisco
15 12 (12.50%) MSI
15 12 (12.50%) DNS
15 12 (12.50%) Migration
16 11 (11.46%) MS Exchange
16 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Office
16 11 (11.46%) Application Packaging
16 11 (11.46%) Skype for Business
16 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2013
17 10 (10.42%) ServiceNow

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 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (11.46%) MS Exchange
1 11 (11.46%) Skype for Business
2 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.04%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.08%) Eikon
3 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.04%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.88%) Office 365
2 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.21%) IaaS
4 3 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.08%) G Suite
5 2 (2.08%) SaaS
6 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.54%) SAN
2 12 (12.50%) DNS
3 9 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.33%) DHCP
5 7 (7.29%) Firewall
6 5 (5.21%) LAN
6 5 (5.21%) NetScaler
6 5 (5.21%) Skype
6 5 (5.21%) VPN
7 4 (4.17%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.13%) FTP
8 3 (3.13%) Wireless
9 2 (2.08%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.08%) NAS
9 2 (2.08%) SMTP
9 2 (2.08%) SSL
9 2 (2.08%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.08%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) MSI
2 7 (7.29%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (1.04%) AdminStudio
General
1 29 (30.21%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Banking
3 4 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Advertising
4 3 (3.13%) Electronics
4 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.13%) Marketing
4 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.08%) Front Office
5 2 (2.08%) Law
5 2 (2.08%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (19.79%) Analyst
2 13 (13.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (12.50%) Administrator
3 12 (12.50%) Architect
4 10 (10.42%) Support Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 8 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Applications Packager
8 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) SCCM Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) IT Administrator
10 4 (4.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) XMPP
2 1 (1.04%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.04%) Middleware
2 1 (1.04%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.21%) Hedge funds
2 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.17%) Clustering
3 4 (4.17%) PKI
4 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) BYOD
4 3 (3.13%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.04%) CESG
5 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.04%) Handset
5 1 (1.04%) Replication
5 1 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (83.33%) Windows
2 30 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 29 (30.21%) Windows 7
4 21 (21.88%) Windows 10
5 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.21%) Android
9 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.08%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.04%) AIX
11 1 (1.04%) Linux
11 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) ITIL
2 12 (12.50%) Migration
3 11 (11.46%) Application Packaging
4 9 (9.38%) Service Management
5 7 (7.29%) Asset Management
6 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (5.21%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.21%) High Availability
7 5 (5.21%) ITSM
7 5 (5.21%) Project Management
7 5 (5.21%) Server Building
7 5 (5.21%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.17%) Investment Management
8 4 (4.17%) PRINCE
8 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.17%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.17%) Task Automation
9 3 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.29%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.29%) VBScript
3 4 (4.17%) SQL
4 2 (2.08%) C
5 1 (1.04%) Perl
5 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.17%) Degree
3 4 (4.17%) MCSA
3 4 (4.17%) MCSE
4 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) VCP6
6 1 (1.04%) CISSP
6 1 (1.04%) GCIA
6 1 (1.04%) GCIH
6 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) COBIT
2 1 (1.04%) COSO
2 1 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (63.54%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.58%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.42%) XenApp
3 10 (10.42%) XenDesktop
4 9 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.38%) vSphere
5 4 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.13%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.08%) XenServer
8 1 (1.04%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 21 (21.88%) SCOM
2 10 (10.42%) vCenter Server
3 7 (7.29%) WSUS
4 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (5.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.17%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.17%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.13%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.08%) SCSM
7 2 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.04%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.04%) EdgeSight
8 1 (1.04%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 47 (48.96%) Microsoft
2 34 (35.42%) Citrix
3 27 (28.13%) VMware
4 12 (12.50%) Cisco
5 10 (10.42%) ServiceNow
5 10 (10.42%) Symantec
6 7 (7.29%) Apple
7 6 (6.25%) HP
8 5 (5.21%) AppSense
9 4 (4.17%) Altiris
9 4 (4.17%) MobileIron
10 3 (3.13%) NetApp
10 3 (3.13%) SAP
11 2 (2.08%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.08%) Bloomberg
11 2 (2.08%) Dell
11 2 (2.08%) FactSet
11 2 (2.08%) Google
11 2 (2.08%) Veritas
11 2 (2.08%) Wyse
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