Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 122 100 77
Rank change year-on-year -22 -23 +48
Contract jobs citing SCCM 31 56 198
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.12% 1.66% 3.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.36% 10.79% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 143
10th Percentile £213 £184 £152
25th Percentile £380 £214 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £473 £275 £400
Median % change year-on-year +71.82% -31.25% +3.23%
75th Percentile £524 £450 £488
90th Percentile £600 £488 £513
Central London median daily rate £450 £275 £400
% change year-on-year +63.64% -31.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 12
Median hourly rate - £13.08 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - -37.74% +49.63%
Central London median hourly rate - £13.08 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -37.74% +7.69%

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 371 519 1,162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.40% 15.43% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 392 898
10th Percentile £381 £357 £325
25th Percentile £462 £450 £455
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
75th Percentile £638 £625 £617
90th Percentile £700 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 22
Median hourly rate - £13.08 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - -37.74% +10.53%
Central London median hourly rate - £13.26 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -36.87% +5.00%

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
3 17 (54.84%) PowerShell
4 15 (48.39%) VMware
4 15 (48.39%) Microsoft 365
5 14 (45.16%) Finance
5 14 (45.16%) Azure
6 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
7 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (38.71%) ITIL
8 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2016
9 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (32.26%) Windows 10
10 9 (29.03%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (29.03%) Migration
11 8 (25.81%) Citrix
11 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2019
12 7 (22.58%) DNS
12 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (19.35%) Cisco
13 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (19.35%) SCOM
13 6 (19.35%) Project Delivery
13 6 (19.35%) Social Skills
13 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (16.13%) vCenter Server
14 5 (16.13%) vSphere

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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (45.16%) Azure
3 9 (29.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (9.68%) Mimecast
5 2 (6.45%) IaaS
5 2 (6.45%) OneDrive
6 1 (3.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.90%) VSAN
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) HTTP
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) Intranet
5 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) MPLS
5 1 (3.23%) NAS
5 1 (3.23%) SAN
5 1 (3.23%) Skype
5 1 (3.23%) SMS
5 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Social Skills
3 5 (16.13%) Law
4 4 (12.90%) Banking
5 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
5 3 (9.68%) Legal
6 2 (6.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) SCCM Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.68%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Packager
5 2 (6.45%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) BYOD
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2016
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 10
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (29.03%) Migration
4 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (19.35%) Project Delivery
5 5 (16.13%) Architecture Roadmap
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Change Management
6 4 (12.90%) High Availability
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) ITSM
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Service Management
7 3 (9.68%) Workflow
8 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
8 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.45%) E-Discovery
8 2 (6.45%) Information Security
8 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) Python
2 2 (6.45%) VBA
2 2 (6.45%) VBScript
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) MCSE
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) CISSP
3 3 (9.68%) MCSA
3 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.23%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) COBIT
2 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) NIST
3 1 (3.23%) PMO
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) vSphere
3 5 (16.13%) XenApp
3 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
4 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.68%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.45%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (3.23%) BitLocker
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (19.35%) SCOM
3 5 (16.13%) vCenter Server
4 3 (9.68%) PowerCLI
4 3 (9.68%) Terraform
5 2 (6.45%) Nexpose
6 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
6 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (48.39%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
5 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
6 3 (9.68%) Avaya
6 3 (9.68%) HP
6 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
7 2 (6.45%) Bloomberg
7 2 (6.45%) CrowdStrike
7 2 (6.45%) iManage
8 1 (3.23%) Apple
8 1 (3.23%) Draytek
8 1 (3.23%) Okta
8 1 (3.23%) Polycom
8 1 (3.23%) SAP
8 1 (3.23%) Wyse