Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 122 143
Rank change year-on-year +46 +21 +13
Contract jobs citing SCCM 201 143 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.12% 2.06% 1.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.74% 15.01% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 101 79
City of London median daily rate £413 £395 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +8.22% -8.75%
10th Percentile £157 £149 £142
90th Percentile £513 £569 £575
Central London median daily rate £413 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.74% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 2
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.85 £20.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.41% -8.79% +8.78%
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.34
% change year-on-year +10.53% -14.93% +17.55%

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 1,133 953 684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.59% 13.74% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 752 558
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £328 £306
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 7
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -14.93% +8.95%
10th Percentile £15.83 £11.95 £15.40
90th Percentile £45.21 £34.23 £25.29
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £23.35
% change year-on-year +5.00% -14.34% +13.89%

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 24 June 2019.

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
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the City of London region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 - -
SCCM
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 165 (82.09%) Windows
2 143 (71.14%) Microsoft
3 122 (60.70%) Active Directory
4 98 (48.76%) Windows 10
5 85 (42.29%) Finance
6 81 (40.30%) Office 365
7 67 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 66 (32.84%) PowerShell
9 52 (25.87%) Citrix
10 51 (25.37%) Microsoft Azure
11 48 (23.88%) Windows Server
12 47 (23.38%) Microsoft Office
13 45 (22.39%) VMware
13 45 (22.39%) Migration
14 40 (19.90%) DNS
14 40 (19.90%) Application Packaging
15 35 (17.41%) ITIL
16 30 (14.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 28 (13.93%) SQL
18 27 (13.43%) DHCP
18 27 (13.43%) Microsoft App-V
19 25 (12.44%) Banking
19 25 (12.44%) Microsoft Intune
20 23 (11.44%) Windows Server 2012
20 23 (11.44%) MS Exchange
21 22 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
21 22 (10.95%) Skype for Business
22 21 (10.45%) Azure Active Directory
23 20 (9.95%) MSI
23 20 (9.95%) Ivanti

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 23 (11.44%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.95%) Skype for Business
3 19 (9.45%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.97%) IIS
5 5 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 47 (23.38%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 81 (40.30%) Office 365
2 51 (25.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (10.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.99%) IaaS
5 6 (2.99%) PaaS
5 6 (2.99%) SaaS
6 3 (1.49%) Slack
7 2 (1.00%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (19.90%) DNS
2 27 (13.43%) DHCP
3 18 (8.96%) Skype
4 17 (8.46%) Firewall
5 15 (7.46%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.98%) LAN
7 9 (4.48%) Internet
8 8 (3.98%) SAN
8 8 (3.98%) WAN
8 8 (3.98%) Wireless
9 7 (3.48%) IP Telephony
10 6 (2.99%) MPLS
11 5 (2.49%) NAS
12 4 (1.99%) VPN
13 3 (1.49%) Software-Defined Networking
14 2 (1.00%) Intranet
14 2 (1.00%) Network Security
14 2 (1.00%) VoIP
15 1 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
15 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.98%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.99%) MySQL
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.50%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (9.95%) MSI
2 3 (1.49%) JIRA
3 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.50%) Hudson
3 1 (0.50%) WinDbg
General
1 85 (42.29%) Finance
2 25 (12.44%) Banking
3 11 (5.47%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.98%) Law
5 4 (1.99%) Electronics
5 4 (1.99%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.99%) Marketing
5 4 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.49%) Advertising
6 3 (1.49%) Legal
7 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.00%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (18.91%) Windows Engineer
2 30 (14.93%) Desktop Engineer
3 26 (12.94%) Analyst
4 23 (11.44%) Desktop Support
4 23 (11.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (10.45%) Support Engineer
6 16 (7.96%) Azure Engineer
7 15 (7.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 14 (6.97%) Applications Packager
9 13 (6.47%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (5.97%) Consultant
10 12 (5.97%) Deployment Engineer
10 12 (5.97%) SCCM Engineer
11 11 (5.47%) Administrator
11 11 (5.47%) Support Analyst
11 11 (5.47%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (4.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 10 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (4.48%) Azure Administrator
13 9 (4.48%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.49%) LDAP
2 4 (1.99%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.50%) .NET
3 1 (0.50%) COM
3 1 (0.50%) iOS SDK
3 1 (0.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (3.48%) Blackberry
2 6 (2.99%) Clustering
2 6 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (2.49%) Smartphone
4 4 (1.99%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.99%) Replication
4 4 (1.99%) User Experience
5 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.49%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.00%) CMDB
6 2 (1.00%) FMCG
6 2 (1.00%) iPad
6 2 (1.00%) iPhone
6 2 (1.00%) NHS
6 2 (1.00%) Tandem
7 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 165 (82.09%) Windows
2 98 (48.76%) Windows 10
3 67 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 48 (23.88%) Windows Server
5 23 (11.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.48%) Android
8 5 (2.49%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.49%) Linux
8 5 (2.49%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.49%) Unix
8 5 (2.49%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.49%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.39%) Migration
2 40 (19.90%) Application Packaging
3 35 (17.41%) ITIL
4 30 (14.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 15 (7.46%) Mobile Device Management
6 13 (6.47%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (6.47%) Service Delivery
7 12 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (5.47%) Project Management
9 10 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (4.98%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.98%) Time Management
10 9 (4.48%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 9 (4.48%) Service Design
11 8 (3.98%) Identity Management
11 8 (3.98%) ITIL V3
11 8 (3.98%) Software Deployment
12 7 (3.48%) Change Management
12 7 (3.48%) Email Migration
13 6 (2.99%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (32.84%) PowerShell
2 28 (13.93%) SQL
3 14 (6.97%) VB
4 7 (3.48%) VBA
5 5 (2.49%) VBScript
6 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.50%) C
6 1 (0.50%) C#
6 1 (0.50%) Perl
6 1 (0.50%) Python
6 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.99%) MCSE
4 3 (1.49%) Degree
4 3 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.49%) MCP
5 2 (1.00%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.00%) MCSA
6 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.50%) CCA
6 1 (0.50%) CISSP
6 1 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.50%) HNC
6 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.50%) MCDST
6 1 (0.50%) MOS
6 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 122 (60.70%) Active Directory
2 27 (13.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 22 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (9.45%) Hyper-V
5 18 (8.96%) XenApp
6 16 (7.96%) Virtual Desktop
7 15 (7.46%) XenDesktop
8 9 (4.48%) vSphere
9 8 (3.98%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.00%) BitLocker
11 2 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.50%) Docker
12 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (12.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (4.48%) SCOM
3 8 (3.98%) AirWatch
3 8 (3.98%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (2.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (2.49%) SCSM
6 4 (1.99%) Ansible
7 3 (1.49%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.49%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.49%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.49%) WSUS
8 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.00%) Puppet
9 1 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.50%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.50%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 143 (71.14%) Microsoft
2 52 (25.87%) Citrix
3 45 (22.39%) VMware
4 20 (9.95%) Ivanti
5 16 (7.96%) Symantec
6 10 (4.98%) Bloomberg
7 9 (4.48%) Dell
7 9 (4.48%) Reuters
8 7 (3.48%) Cisco
8 7 (3.48%) HP
9 5 (2.49%) Meraki
9 5 (2.49%) Veritas
10 4 (1.99%) NetApp
10 4 (1.99%) SAP
10 4 (1.99%) Splunk
11 3 (1.49%) Apple
11 3 (1.49%) Intel
11 3 (1.49%) Shavlik
12 2 (1.00%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.00%) Snow