Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 97 137
Rank change year-on-year +9 +40 +16
Contract jobs citing SCCM 114 184 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.36% 2.71% 1.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.55% 15.17% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 145 90
City of London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £123 £133 £187
90th Percentile £530 £513 £538
Central London median daily rate £368 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -2.00% - -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 5
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +34.62% -44.09%
10th Percentile £12.88 £13.31 £11.81
90th Percentile £30.55 £22.69 £17.40
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +11.43% -2.78% -22.58%

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 733 1,213 851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.15% 17.85% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 945 692
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £313 £289 £336
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £513
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.32% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 9
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% -38.18%
10th Percentile £13.01 £13.91 £11.81
90th Percentile £31.50 £25.50 £70.75
Central London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.70 £22.00
% change year-on-year +5.61% -15.00% -20.00%

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 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SCCM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 84 (73.68%) Windows
2 59 (51.75%) Windows 10
3 54 (47.37%) Office 365
3 54 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 54 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 35 (30.70%) PowerShell
5 31 (27.19%) Windows 7
5 31 (27.19%) Finance
6 26 (22.81%) Azure
7 24 (21.05%) VMware
8 23 (20.18%) Migration
9 22 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
9 22 (19.30%) Windows Server
10 21 (18.42%) Citrix
11 20 (17.54%) Application Packaging
12 18 (15.79%) ITIL
13 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Intune
13 17 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (13.16%) Firewall
16 14 (12.28%) Ivanti
17 13 (11.40%) SQL
17 13 (11.40%) VB
18 11 (9.65%) Wireless
18 11 (9.65%) XenApp
19 10 (8.77%) Azure Active Directory
19 10 (8.77%) Asset Management
20 9 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
20 9 (7.89%) ITSM
20 9 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V

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 9 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.39%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.63%) Site Server
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 54 (47.37%) Office 365
2 26 (22.81%) Azure
3 10 (8.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (7.02%) AWS
5 4 (3.51%) IaaS
5 4 (3.51%) PaaS
6 3 (2.63%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.63%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.75%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.88%) G Suite
8 1 (0.88%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.16%) Firewall
2 11 (9.65%) Wireless
3 6 (5.26%) Skype
4 5 (4.39%) DHCP
4 5 (4.39%) DNS
4 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.39%) VPN
5 3 (2.63%) NetScaler
5 3 (2.63%) SAN
6 2 (1.75%) Internet
6 2 (1.75%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.75%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.88%) H.323
7 1 (0.88%) LAN
7 1 (0.88%) MPLS
7 1 (0.88%) PBX
7 1 (0.88%) Softphone
7 1 (0.88%) VoIP
7 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.88%) MySQL
2 1 (0.88%) Power BI
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) MSI
1 6 (5.26%) WinDbg
2 4 (3.51%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (27.19%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Law
3 5 (4.39%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.51%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.51%) Retail
5 3 (2.63%) Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) German Language
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Publishing
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (19.30%) Support Engineer
2 20 (17.54%) Windows Engineer
3 18 (15.79%) Desktop Support
4 17 (14.91%) Analyst
5 16 (14.04%) Desktop Engineer
6 12 (10.53%) Administrator
6 12 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
7 11 (9.65%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (8.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 10 (8.77%) IT Support
8 10 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (7.89%) Active Directory Engineer
9 9 (7.89%) Azure Administrator
9 9 (7.89%) SCCM Engineer
10 8 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (6.14%) Active Directory Support
11 7 (6.14%) IT Engineer
11 7 (6.14%) IT Support Engineer
12 6 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 6 (5.26%) Active Directory Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.39%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.75%) NHS
3 2 (1.75%) PKI
3 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.88%) CMDB
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.88%) Handset
4 1 (0.88%) iPad
4 1 (0.88%) iPhone
4 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 84 (73.68%) Windows
2 59 (51.75%) Windows 10
3 31 (27.19%) Windows 7
4 22 (19.30%) Windows Server
5 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.51%) Linux
7 4 (3.51%) Mac OS
7 4 (3.51%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.63%) Android
9 2 (1.75%) Unix
10 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.18%) Migration
2 20 (17.54%) Application Packaging
3 18 (15.79%) ITIL
4 17 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (8.77%) Asset Management
6 9 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (7.89%) ITSM
6 9 (7.89%) Load Balancing
6 9 (7.89%) Service Design
7 8 (7.02%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (6.14%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.39%) Software Deployment
9 5 (4.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (3.51%) E-Discovery
10 4 (3.51%) Investment Management
10 4 (3.51%) PRINCE
10 4 (3.51%) Project Management
10 4 (3.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.70%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.40%) SQL
2 13 (11.40%) VB
3 9 (7.89%) VBScript
4 2 (1.75%) C
4 2 (1.75%) VBA
5 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) Degree
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.88%) CCA
3 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.88%) MCDST
3 1 (0.88%) MCSA
3 1 (0.88%) MCSE
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 54 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.65%) XenApp
4 9 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (7.89%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.51%) DFS Replication
6 4 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.51%) Xen
7 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.75%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.75%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.75%) vSphere
9 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (7.02%) SCOM
3 7 (6.14%) WSUS
4 6 (5.26%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (4.39%) Perfmon
6 4 (3.51%) Ansible
6 4 (3.51%) XenMobile
7 3 (2.63%) WMI
8 2 (1.75%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.88%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.88%) SCSM
9 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.88%) Terraform
9 1 (0.88%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 54 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.05%) VMware
3 21 (18.42%) Citrix
4 14 (12.28%) Ivanti
5 6 (5.26%) HP
5 6 (5.26%) McAfee
6 4 (3.51%) Apple
6 4 (3.51%) Lumension
7 3 (2.63%) Forcepoint
7 3 (2.63%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.75%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.75%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (1.75%) Polycom
8 2 (1.75%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.75%) Zscaler
9 1 (0.88%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (0.88%) Aruba
9 1 (0.88%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.88%) Splunk
9 1 (0.88%) Veeam