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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 111 139
Rank change year-on-year +2 +28  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 53 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.73% 1.42% 1.02%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.82% 13.48% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 39
Median daily rate £395 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.93% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £185 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £319 £320
% change year-on-year -5.88% -0.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.67 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +16.66%  

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 335 356 430
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.90% 10.52% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 260 327
Median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +1.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 78 (81.25%) Windows
2 65 (67.71%) Active Directory
3 50 (52.08%) Microsoft
4 38 (39.58%) Citrix
5 35 (36.46%) PowerShell
6 32 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 29 (30.21%) Windows 7
7 29 (30.21%) Finance
8 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (27.08%) VMware
10 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (22.92%) Windows 10
12 18 (18.75%) MS Exchange
12 18 (18.75%) ITIL
13 17 (17.71%) DNS
13 17 (17.71%) Application Packaging
13 17 (17.71%) Office 365
14 16 (16.67%) SCOM
15 15 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V
15 15 (15.63%) Migration
15 15 (15.63%) SAN
15 15 (15.63%) XenApp
16 14 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (14.58%) DHCP
16 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
16 14 (14.58%) Banking
16 14 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (13.54%) MS Office
17 13 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2013

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 18 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 6 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.08%) IIS
7 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.04%) JBoss
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.54%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.71%) Office 365
2 14 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.21%) IaaS
4 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.08%) SaaS
6 1 (1.04%) G Suite
6 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.71%) DNS
2 15 (15.63%) SAN
3 14 (14.58%) DHCP
4 9 (9.38%) Firewall
5 7 (7.29%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.21%) LAN
7 4 (4.17%) Internet
7 4 (4.17%) iSCSI
7 4 (4.17%) Wireless
8 3 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.13%) FTP
8 3 (3.13%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.13%) MPLS
8 3 (3.13%) NAS
8 3 (3.13%) WAN
9 2 (2.08%) BIG-IP
9 2 (2.08%) Intranet
9 2 (2.08%) SMTP
9 2 (2.08%) VoIP
9 2 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.04%) MySQL
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MSI
2 3 (3.13%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (30.21%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Advertising
3 3 (3.13%) Electronics
3 3 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.13%) Marketing
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.08%) Legal
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Front Office
5 1 (1.04%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (17.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (14.58%) Architect
3 12 (12.50%) Administrator
3 12 (12.50%) Analyst
4 11 (11.46%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Applications Packager
6 8 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) SCCM Architect
8 6 (6.25%) IT Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) Applications Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.21%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (4.17%) Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) REST
1 3 (3.13%) XMPP
2 2 (2.08%) HTML
2 2 (2.08%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.04%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.04%) JSON
3 1 (1.04%) Middleware
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.04%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.17%) BYOD
2 4 (4.17%) Clustering
2 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.13%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.08%) PKI
4 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.04%) CESG
5 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.04%) Handset
5 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 78 (81.25%) Windows
2 32 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 29 (30.21%) Windows 7
4 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (22.92%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.25%) Linux
7 6 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.17%) Android
9 3 (3.13%) Unix
9 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.04%) CentOS
11 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) ITIL
2 17 (17.71%) Application Packaging
3 15 (15.63%) Migration
4 7 (7.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.25%) Server Building
5 6 (6.25%) Service Management
5 6 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 5 (5.21%) Application Discovery
6 5 (5.21%) High Availability
6 5 (5.21%) Project Management
7 4 (4.17%) Patch Management
7 4 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.17%) Release Management
8 3 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (3.13%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.46%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.25%) VBScript
3 4 (4.17%) SQL
4 3 (3.13%) Java
4 3 (3.13%) Python
5 2 (2.08%) C#
5 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.04%) C
6 1 (1.04%) Perl
6 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.29%) MCSE
2 7 (7.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (5.21%) Degree
3 5 (5.21%) MCSA
4 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.04%) CCFP
6 1 (1.04%) CCNA
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.04%) CISM
6 1 (1.04%) CISSP
6 1 (1.04%) GCFA
6 1 (1.04%) GCIA
6 1 (1.04%) GPEN
6 1 (1.04%) GREM
6 1 (1.04%) ISEB
6 1 (1.04%) SSCP
6 1 (1.04%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.04%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (67.71%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 15 (15.63%) XenApp
3 14 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 8 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 7 (7.29%) vSphere
7 6 (6.25%) VMware ESX
8 5 (5.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.08%) XenServer
11 1 (1.04%) BitLocker
11 1 (1.04%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.04%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.04%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (16.67%) SCOM
2 8 (8.33%) WSUS
3 7 (7.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (6.25%) SCOrch
5 5 (5.21%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.13%) SCSM
6 3 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
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%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.08%) Puppet
8 1 (1.04%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.04%) Control-M
8 1 (1.04%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 50 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 38 (39.58%) Citrix
3 26 (27.08%) VMware
4 12 (12.50%) Cisco
4 12 (12.50%) Symantec
5 7 (7.29%) ServiceNow
6 5 (5.21%) NetApp
7 4 (4.17%) AppSense
7 4 (4.17%) HP
8 3 (3.13%) Apple
8 3 (3.13%) SAP
9 2 (2.08%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.08%) Dell
9 2 (2.08%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (2.08%) Google
9 2 (2.08%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.08%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.08%) Remedy
9 2 (2.08%) Veritas
9 2 (2.08%) Wyse
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