Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 157 167
Rank change year-on-year +62 +10 0
Contract jobs citing SCCM 192 98 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.75% 1.38% 1.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.41% 12.08% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 74 56
City of London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +4.92%
10th Percentile £133 £186 £196
90th Percentile £538 £516 £488
Central London median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 6
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -38.18% +89.66%
10th Percentile £15.37 £15.60 £15.41
90th Percentile £22.08 £18.00 £28.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -38.18% +74.60%

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 1,170 811 804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.74% 11.39% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 657 626
City of London median daily rate £525 £520 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +9.47% +8.57%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £668 £628
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 6 10
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £22.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.96% -19.09% +61.76%
10th Percentile £14.80 £15.75 £15.74
90th Percentile £25.50 £47.50 £66.38
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% -30.91% +61.76%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018, 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.

1 158 (82.29%) Windows
2 114 (59.38%) Active Directory
3 93 (48.44%) Microsoft
4 83 (43.23%) Windows 10
5 76 (39.58%) Office 365
6 70 (36.46%) Windows 7
7 68 (35.42%) VMware
8 51 (26.56%) Citrix
8 51 (26.56%) Microsoft Office
8 51 (26.56%) ITIL
9 48 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 44 (22.92%) Finance
10 44 (22.92%) Windows Server
11 42 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
12 37 (19.27%) Microsoft App-V
13 34 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (16.15%) Cisco
15 30 (15.63%) HP
16 29 (15.10%) Migration
17 28 (14.58%) Skype
18 26 (13.54%) XenApp
18 26 (13.54%) XenDesktop
19 25 (13.02%) BitLocker
20 24 (12.50%) LAN
20 24 (12.50%) SQL
20 24 (12.50%) Ivanti
21 23 (11.98%) SCOM
21 23 (11.98%) WAN
22 22 (11.46%) ITSM
22 22 (11.46%) 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 21 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.38%) Skype for Business
3 17 (8.85%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.04%) Confluence
6 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.04%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.04%) IIS
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 51 (26.56%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (5.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) LatentZero
1 2 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.52%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 76 (39.58%) Office 365
2 42 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (5.73%) IaaS
6 6 (3.13%) PaaS
7 4 (2.08%) SaaS
8 3 (1.56%) GitHub
8 3 (1.56%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.58%) Skype
2 24 (12.50%) LAN
3 23 (11.98%) WAN
4 19 (9.90%) DHCP
4 19 (9.90%) DNS
4 19 (9.90%) VPN
5 14 (7.29%) Firewall
6 9 (4.69%) Unified Communications
6 9 (4.69%) VoIP
6 9 (4.69%) Wireless
7 8 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 7 (3.65%) Internet
8 7 (3.65%) PuTTY
8 7 (3.65%) Wireshark
9 6 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (3.13%) SAN
10 4 (2.08%) VSAN
11 3 (1.56%) VLAN
12 2 (1.04%) SSH
12 2 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.52%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.52%) Power BI
3 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (6.25%) MSI
2 4 (2.08%) AdminStudio
3 3 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.04%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.04%) JIRA
4 2 (1.04%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.52%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.52%) Hudson
5 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 44 (22.92%) Finance
2 11 (5.73%) Banking
3 8 (4.17%) Billing
4 6 (3.13%) Law
5 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.56%) Legal
6 2 (1.04%) Advertising
6 2 (1.04%) Front Office
6 2 (1.04%) Retail
6 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (28.13%) Desktop Support
2 47 (24.48%) Support Engineer
3 35 (18.23%) Desktop Engineer
4 27 (14.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 25 (13.02%) Analyst
6 20 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (8.33%) Consultant
8 14 (7.29%) IT Support
8 14 (7.29%) SCCM Engineer
9 13 (6.77%) Citrix Engineer
9 13 (6.77%) Windows Engineer
10 12 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 12 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (6.25%) IT Engineer
11 11 (5.73%) IT Support Engineer
11 11 (5.73%) Support Analyst
12 8 (4.17%) IT Analyst
12 8 (4.17%) Mac Engineer
13 7 (3.65%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.08%) Web Services
2 3 (1.56%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.04%) XMPP
4 1 (0.52%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.52%) JDBC
4 1 (0.52%) JSON
4 1 (0.52%) ODBC
4 1 (0.52%) OpenID
4 1 (0.52%) REST
4 1 (0.52%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.52%) SAML
4 1 (0.52%) Sensu
4 1 (0.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.38%) Smartphone
2 14 (7.29%) iPad
3 10 (5.21%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.13%) User Experience
6 5 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.60%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.60%) iPhone
6 5 (2.60%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.56%) BYOD
8 3 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.04%) Handset
9 2 (1.04%) NHS
9 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.52%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.52%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 158 (82.29%) Windows
2 83 (43.23%) Windows 10
3 70 (36.46%) Windows 7
4 44 (22.92%) Windows Server
5 17 (8.85%) Mac OS X
6 13 (6.77%) Mac OS
6 13 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.17%) Linux
7 8 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.65%) Apple iOS
9 6 (3.13%) Android
10 3 (1.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.52%) CentOS
11 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.52%) Unix
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.56%) ITIL
2 29 (15.10%) Migration
3 22 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (11.46%) ITSM
4 21 (10.94%) Application Packaging
5 18 (9.38%) Change Management
6 13 (6.77%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (6.77%) Service Delivery
7 8 (4.17%) Capacity Management
7 8 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 8 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 8 (4.17%) Service Management
8 7 (3.65%) Investment Management
8 7 (3.65%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (3.65%) Proactive Monitoring
9 6 (3.13%) Asset Management
9 6 (3.13%) Change Control
9 6 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (3.13%) Line Management
10 5 (2.60%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 24 (12.50%) SQL
3 10 (5.21%) VBA
4 8 (4.17%) VBScript
5 4 (2.08%) C
6 2 (1.04%) AppleScript
6 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.52%) Python
7 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.17%) MCP
2 8 (4.17%) MCSE
3 7 (3.65%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.13%) Degree
4 6 (3.13%) MCSA
4 6 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.60%) CCNA
5 5 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.56%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.04%) MCDST
7 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.52%) CISSP
8 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) HNC
8 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.52%) MCTS
8 1 (0.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.69%) SLA
2 4 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) COBIT
3 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) Solvency II
System Software
1 114 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 37 (19.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 34 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (13.54%) XenApp
4 26 (13.54%) XenDesktop
5 25 (13.02%) BitLocker
6 17 (8.85%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (7.81%) Hyper-V
8 9 (4.69%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (3.65%) vSphere
10 4 (2.08%) XenServer
11 3 (1.56%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.04%) Xen
13 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (11.98%) SCOM
2 13 (6.77%) AirWatch
3 10 (5.21%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (3.65%) SCOrch
5 6 (3.13%) WSUS
5 6 (3.13%) XenMobile
6 4 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.56%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.56%) Perfmon
7 3 (1.56%) SafeCom
7 3 (1.56%) Terraform
8 2 (1.04%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.04%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.04%) SCSM
8 2 (1.04%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.52%) Nagios
9 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 93 (48.44%) Microsoft
2 68 (35.42%) VMware
3 51 (26.56%) Citrix
4 31 (16.15%) Cisco
5 30 (15.63%) HP
6 24 (12.50%) Ivanti
7 20 (10.42%) Dell
8 16 (8.33%) Adobe
8 16 (8.33%) Apple
9 14 (7.29%) ServiceNow
10 13 (6.77%) NetApp
11 11 (5.73%) SolarWinds
12 9 (4.69%) Charles River
12 9 (4.69%) iManage
12 9 (4.69%) Wyse
13 8 (4.17%) Polycom
14 7 (3.65%) Avaya
15 6 (3.13%) Bloomberg
15 6 (3.13%) Splunk
15 6 (3.13%) Symantec