Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 125 96 91
Rank change year-on-year -29 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 61 36 115
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.52% 1.71% 2.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.94% 10.59% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 83
10th Percentile £178 £293 £123
25th Percentile £213 £364 £230
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £394 £450 £388
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +16.13% +3.33%
75th Percentile £538 £494 £494
90th Percentile £575 £515 £530
Central London median daily rate £394 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +28.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
10th Percentile £38.13 - £12.88
25th Percentile £42.81 - £14.00
Median hourly rate £53.75 £23.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +133.70% +27.78% +2.86%
75th Percentile £67.81 - £20.81
90th Percentile £74.38 - £21.00
Central London median hourly rate £53.75 £23.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +133.70% +17.95% +11.43%

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 682 340 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.99% 16.12% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 267 589
10th Percentile £425 £311 £307
25th Percentile £509 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -2.78%
75th Percentile £688 £600 £625
90th Percentile £775 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 13
10th Percentile £38.13 - £13.01
25th Percentile £42.81 - £14.00
Median hourly rate £53.75 £23.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +133.70% +17.95% +7.73%
75th Percentile £67.81 - £21.00
90th Percentile £74.38 - £21.80
Central London median hourly rate £53.75 £23.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +133.70% +16.46% +5.61%

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 27 January 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

SCCM
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SCCM in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for SCCM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 44 (72.13%) Windows
2 40 (65.57%) Microsoft
3 39 (63.93%) Active Directory
4 33 (54.10%) Microsoft 365
5 27 (44.26%) PowerShell
5 27 (44.26%) Azure
6 25 (40.98%) Windows 10
7 23 (37.70%) Windows Server
8 21 (34.43%) ITIL
9 19 (31.15%) Citrix
9 19 (31.15%) VMware
10 16 (26.23%) Finance
11 13 (21.31%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Intune
12 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (19.67%) vSphere
12 12 (19.67%) Cisco
13 11 (18.03%) Migration
13 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
13 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 10 (16.39%) Social Skills
14 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (16.39%) ITSM
14 10 (16.39%) Service Management
14 10 (16.39%) Banking
14 10 (16.39%) SCOM
15 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (14.75%) ServiceNow
16 8 (13.11%) Project Management
16 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Office

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 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.92%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 33 (54.10%) Microsoft 365
2 27 (44.26%) Azure
3 13 (21.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (8.20%) IaaS
4 5 (8.20%) Mimecast
5 4 (6.56%) SaaS
6 1 (1.64%) AWS
6 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.64%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) DNS
2 6 (9.84%) DHCP
2 6 (9.84%) Firewall
3 5 (8.20%) NetScaler
3 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.56%) IPv4
4 4 (6.56%) Wireless
5 3 (4.92%) LAN
5 3 (4.92%) VPN
6 2 (3.28%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.28%) Internet
6 2 (3.28%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.28%) Skype
6 2 (3.28%) WAN
7 1 (1.64%) Intranet
7 1 (1.64%) Network Security
7 1 (1.64%) Softphone
7 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.64%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.64%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (1.64%) MS Access
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Banking
2 10 (16.39%) Social Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.92%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Law
4 2 (3.28%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Local Government
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Analyst
1 10 (16.39%) IT Support
1 10 (16.39%) Support Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Architect
3 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) IT Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Azure Architect
4 5 (8.20%) Desktop Support
4 5 (8.20%) SCCM Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Service Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) IT Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Mac Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) PC Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) PC Support
6 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
1 1 (1.64%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) CMDB
4 3 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.28%) BYOD
5 2 (3.28%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.64%) iPad
6 1 (1.64%) iPhone
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (72.13%) Windows
2 25 (40.98%) Windows 10
3 23 (37.70%) Windows Server
4 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.56%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (1.64%) Android
10 1 (1.64%) Linux
10 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) ITIL
2 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (18.03%) Migration
3 10 (16.39%) ITSM
3 10 (16.39%) Service Management
4 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (13.11%) Project Management
5 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.20%) Project Delivery
5 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.56%) Analytics
6 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.56%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.56%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (6.56%) Server Management
6 4 (6.56%) Task Automation
7 3 (4.92%) Application Packaging
7 3 (4.92%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (4.92%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.92%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.56%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) VBScript
3 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.11%) MCSE
3 7 (11.48%) CCNA
3 7 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.48%) Degree
4 5 (8.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (8.20%) MCP
4 5 (8.20%) MCSA
4 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.28%) CISSP
5 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) COBIT
2 1 (1.64%) GDPR
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) NIST
System Software
1 39 (63.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.67%) vSphere
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.92%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.28%) XenApp
6 1 (1.64%) Docker
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (16.39%) SCOM
3 4 (6.56%) vCenter Server
4 3 (4.92%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (3.28%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.28%) Control-M
6 1 (1.64%) Ansible
6 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.64%) Packer
6 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.64%) Terraform
6 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (65.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.15%) Citrix
2 19 (31.15%) VMware
3 12 (19.67%) Cisco
4 9 (14.75%) ServiceNow
5 5 (8.20%) Apple
5 5 (8.20%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.28%) Commvault
6 2 (3.28%) Dell
6 2 (3.28%) Ivanti
6 2 (3.28%) LogicMonitor
6 2 (3.28%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (3.28%) Remedy
7 1 (1.64%) CrowdStrike
7 1 (1.64%) McAfee
7 1 (1.64%) Meraki
7 1 (1.64%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.64%) RightFax
7 1 (1.64%) Snow
7 1 (1.64%) Zscaler