Period
to 28 October 2020

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 28 October 2020 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
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 90 95
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +61
Contract jobs citing SCCM 28 173 184
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.56% 2.90% 2.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.36% 16.89% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 140 144
Median daily rate £421 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +11.84% +1.33%
10th Percentile £244 £141 £134
90th Percentile £544 £523 £538
Central London median daily rate £418 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -1.76% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 14
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +10.50% +6.47%
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £18.10
% change year-on-year +2.44% +13.26% +0.56%

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 299 1,024 1,143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.63% 17.16% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 828 926
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +2.44%
10th Percentile £307 £344 £313
90th Percentile £638 £683 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £540 £525
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 25
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.10% +20.00% -21.35%
10th Percentile £24.20 £12.88 £13.91
90th Percentile £33.80 £48.90 £25.50
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £18.10
% change year-on-year - +16.02% -4.74%

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 28 October 2020.

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 28 October 2020, 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 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
3 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 14 (50.00%) Azure
5 13 (46.43%) Office 365
6 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
7 11 (39.29%) Finance
8 8 (28.57%) VMware
8 8 (28.57%) Citrix
8 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
9 7 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (21.43%) Firewall
11 5 (17.86%) Migration
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (17.86%) SAN
11 5 (17.86%) ITIL
11 5 (17.86%) DNS
11 5 (17.86%) SQL
11 5 (17.86%) VBScript
11 5 (17.86%) IaaS
11 5 (17.86%) PaaS
11 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
11 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (17.86%) Software Deployment
12 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Azure
2 13 (46.43%) Office 365
3 7 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (17.86%) IaaS
4 5 (17.86%) PaaS
5 3 (10.71%) SaaS
6 2 (7.14%) Power Automate
7 1 (3.57%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) SAN
3 4 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (7.14%) LAN
4 2 (7.14%) Skype
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.57%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (3.57%) VSAN
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Local Government
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Applications Packager
2 4 (14.29%) Consultant
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support
4 2 (7.14%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 3 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Android
7 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
1 5 (17.86%) Migration
1 5 (17.86%) Software Deployment
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (14.29%) ITSM
2 4 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.14%) Content Management
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (7.14%) SIEM
4 2 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Use Case
5 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) MCSE
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Citrix
2 8 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
4 4 (14.29%) Dell
4 4 (14.29%) EMC
4 4 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Palo Alto
6 2 (7.14%) Avaya
6 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) Ivanti
7 1 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.57%) McAfee
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Qualys
7 1 (3.57%) Sophos
7 1 (3.57%) Thycotic