Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 157 161
Rank change year-on-year +46 +4 +27
Contract jobs citing SCCM 157 91 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.24% 1.41% 1.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.79% 12.64% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 78 59
City of London median daily rate £388 £375 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.60% +3.61%
10th Percentile £149 £141 £237
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
Central London median daily rate £375 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +2.74% -8.75% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 7
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.67 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.92% +3.51% +40.74%
10th Percentile £12.95 £16.57 £18.50
90th Percentile £22.45 £22.50 £22.55
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £20.67 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.79% +8.78% +11.76%

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 994 720 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.16% 11.17% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 586 638
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £325 £303 £308
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 7 8
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £22.34 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.60% +8.95% +28.13%
10th Percentile £13.27 £15.40 £18.50
90th Percentile £30.38 £25.29 £24.54
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.34 £20.50
% change year-on-year -14.93% +8.95% +18.84%

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 23 July 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

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SCCM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 124 (78.98%) Windows
2 91 (57.96%) Active Directory
3 84 (53.50%) Windows 10
4 71 (45.22%) Microsoft
5 67 (42.68%) Windows 7
6 53 (33.76%) Citrix
7 52 (33.12%) Office 365
8 47 (29.94%) VMware
9 43 (27.39%) Finance
10 42 (26.75%) Microsoft Office
11 40 (25.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 37 (23.57%) PowerShell
13 35 (22.29%) ITIL
13 35 (22.29%) Windows Server
14 28 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (17.83%) Migration
15 27 (17.20%) Ivanti
16 26 (16.56%) XenDesktop
17 21 (13.38%) Apple
18 20 (12.74%) VMware ESXi
19 19 (12.10%) BitLocker
20 18 (11.46%) Application Packaging
20 18 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
21 17 (10.83%) SCOM
21 17 (10.83%) Mac OS X
22 16 (10.19%) XenApp
23 15 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
23 15 (9.55%) MS Exchange
23 15 (9.55%) ITSM
24 14 (8.92%) SLA

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 15 (9.55%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.10%) Skype for Business
3 7 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.91%) IIS
6 2 (1.27%) Confluence
7 1 (0.64%) Apache
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 42 (26.75%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.64%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 52 (33.12%) Office 365
2 18 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.91%) GitHub
4 3 (1.91%) IaaS
5 2 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.27%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.27%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.28%) DNS
1 13 (8.28%) VPN
2 12 (7.64%) WAN
3 11 (7.01%) LAN
3 11 (7.01%) Skype
4 9 (5.73%) DHCP
5 8 (5.10%) Firewall
6 6 (3.82%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.55%) Internet
7 4 (2.55%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.55%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (2.55%) SAN
7 4 (2.55%) VoIP
7 4 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.91%) MPLS
8 3 (1.91%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.91%) WebEx
9 2 (1.27%) 3G
9 2 (1.27%) SCCP
9 2 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.27%) Power BI
2 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.64%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (6.37%) MSI
2 7 (4.46%) AdminStudio
3 3 (1.91%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.91%) JIRA
3 3 (1.91%) WinDbg
4 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.64%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 43 (27.39%) Finance
2 8 (5.10%) Banking
3 5 (3.18%) Publishing
4 4 (2.55%) Law
5 2 (1.27%) Front Office
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
5 2 (1.27%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.64%) Billing
6 1 (0.64%) French Language
6 1 (0.64%) German Language
6 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.64%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (28.66%) Desktop Support
2 23 (14.65%) Support Engineer
3 21 (13.38%) Analyst
4 19 (12.10%) Desktop Engineer
5 15 (9.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.28%) Mac Engineer
6 13 (8.28%) Support Analyst
7 12 (7.64%) Architect
8 11 (7.01%) Consultant
8 11 (7.01%) SCCM Engineer
8 11 (7.01%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (6.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (5.73%) Desktop Specialist
11 8 (5.10%) Applications Packager
11 8 (5.10%) Citrix Engineer
12 7 (4.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 7 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (4.46%) Deskside Engineer
12 7 (4.46%) Deskside Support
12 7 (4.46%) Deskside Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.91%) Web Services
1 3 (1.91%) XMPP
2 1 (0.64%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.64%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.64%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.92%) iPad
2 13 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.28%) Blackberry
2 13 (8.28%) iPhone
3 9 (5.73%) Smartphone
4 6 (3.82%) Fat Client
4 6 (3.82%) NHS
4 6 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.82%) Thin Client
4 6 (3.82%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.55%) User Experience
6 3 (1.91%) PKI
6 3 (1.91%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.27%) PDA
7 2 (1.27%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) BYOD
8 1 (0.64%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.64%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 124 (78.98%) Windows
2 84 (53.50%) Windows 10
3 67 (42.68%) Windows 7
4 35 (22.29%) Windows Server
5 17 (10.83%) Mac OS X
6 15 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (7.64%) Mac OS
9 8 (5.10%) Linux
10 6 (3.82%) Android
11 5 (3.18%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.55%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.64%) Unix
15 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.29%) ITIL
2 28 (17.83%) Migration
3 18 (11.46%) Application Packaging
4 15 (9.55%) ITSM
5 13 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (6.37%) Change Management
6 10 (6.37%) Investment Management
6 10 (6.37%) Service Delivery
7 8 (5.10%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.10%) Service Management
8 7 (4.46%) Application Virtualisation
8 7 (4.46%) Project Management
9 6 (3.82%) Asset Management
9 6 (3.82%) Capacity Management
9 6 (3.82%) Compliance Audit
9 6 (3.82%) Proactive Monitoring
10 5 (3.18%) ITIL V3
10 5 (3.18%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (2.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.57%) PowerShell
2 13 (8.28%) VBScript
3 8 (5.10%) SQL
4 4 (2.55%) AppleScript
4 4 (2.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.27%) VB
5 2 (1.27%) VBA
6 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.64%) C
6 1 (0.64%) Python
6 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.10%) MCSE
3 7 (4.46%) Degree
3 7 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.18%) MCDST
6 4 (2.55%) MCP
6 4 (2.55%) MCSA
7 3 (1.91%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.27%) CCNA
8 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.64%) CCNP
9 1 (0.64%) CISSP
9 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.64%) MCITP
9 1 (0.64%) SANS
9 1 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) COBIT
3 1 (0.64%) PMO
3 1 (0.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 91 (57.96%) Active Directory
2 40 (25.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 28 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (16.56%) XenDesktop
5 20 (12.74%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (12.10%) BitLocker
7 16 (10.19%) XenApp
8 11 (7.01%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (5.10%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (4.46%) Hyper-V
11 6 (3.82%) vSphere
12 3 (1.91%) Xen
12 3 (1.91%) XenServer
13 2 (1.27%) DFS Replication
13 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (10.83%) SCOM
2 10 (6.37%) WSUS
3 8 (5.10%) SCOrch
4 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (4.46%) XenMobile
5 5 (3.18%) AirWatch
5 5 (3.18%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.55%) Perfmon
7 3 (1.91%) Terraform
8 2 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.27%) SafeCom
8 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.64%) Grafana
9 1 (0.64%) Nagios
9 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.64%) Packer
9 1 (0.64%) SCSM
9 1 (0.64%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 71 (45.22%) Microsoft
2 53 (33.76%) Citrix
3 47 (29.94%) VMware
4 27 (17.20%) Ivanti
5 21 (13.38%) Apple
6 14 (8.92%) ServiceNow
7 13 (8.28%) Dell
7 13 (8.28%) Wyse
8 12 (7.64%) Cisco
8 12 (7.64%) HP
9 9 (5.73%) Adobe
9 9 (5.73%) Bloomberg
10 8 (5.10%) Reuters
11 7 (4.46%) McAfee
11 7 (4.46%) NetApp
12 4 (2.55%) Juniper
13 3 (1.91%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.91%) Remedy
13 3 (1.91%) Symantec
14 2 (1.27%) Mitel