Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 102 158
Rank change year-on-year +26 +56 +14
Contract jobs citing SCCM 180 187 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.02% 2.67% 1.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.66% 16.37% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 145 66
City of London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £134 £133 £156
90th Percentile £530 £538 £538
Central London median daily rate £425 £386 £350
% change year-on-year +10.03% +10.36% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 2
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +2.94% -38.18%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.31 £16.00
90th Percentile £25.80 £19.20 £18.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year +13.26% +0.56% -34.55%

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 1,019 1,142 784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.10% 16.31% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 923 631
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £319
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £540 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 4
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.35% -19.09%
10th Percentile £13.01 £13.31 £16.00
90th Percentile £48.67 £25.50 £27.50
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.10 £19.00
% change year-on-year +16.02% -4.74% -30.91%

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 22 October 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
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 22 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SCCM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 139 (77.22%) Windows
2 115 (63.89%) Microsoft
3 102 (56.67%) Windows 10
4 99 (55.00%) Active Directory
5 79 (43.89%) Office 365
6 59 (32.78%) Finance
7 53 (29.44%) PowerShell
8 51 (28.33%) Windows 7
9 47 (26.11%) Citrix
10 40 (22.22%) Migration
10 40 (22.22%) Azure
11 39 (21.67%) Microsoft Office
12 37 (20.56%) Microsoft Intune
13 34 (18.89%) Application Packaging
13 34 (18.89%) VMware
14 33 (18.33%) Windows Server
15 30 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
16 27 (15.00%) ITIL
17 24 (13.33%) SQL
18 22 (12.22%) Firewall
18 22 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (12.22%) Ivanti
19 21 (11.67%) XenDesktop
19 21 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 20 (11.11%) XenApp
20 20 (11.11%) Wireless
20 20 (11.11%) MS Exchange
21 19 (10.56%) Public Sector
21 19 (10.56%) Azure Active Directory
22 17 (9.44%) DNS

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 20 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 11 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.11%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 39 (21.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 79 (43.89%) Office 365
2 40 (22.22%) Azure
3 19 (10.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (5.56%) AWS
5 5 (2.78%) PaaS
6 4 (2.22%) IaaS
6 4 (2.22%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.11%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.11%) SaaS
7 2 (1.11%) Slack
8 1 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.56%) G Suite
8 1 (0.56%) GCP
8 1 (0.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.22%) Firewall
2 20 (11.11%) Wireless
3 17 (9.44%) DNS
4 14 (7.78%) Skype
5 11 (6.11%) DHCP
5 11 (6.11%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.33%) SAN
7 5 (2.78%) Internet
7 5 (2.78%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.22%) MPLS
8 4 (2.22%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.22%) VPN
9 3 (1.67%) LAN
9 3 (1.67%) PBX
9 3 (1.67%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.67%) WAN
10 2 (1.11%) VLAN
11 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.22%) MySQL
4 3 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.56%) Big Data
6 1 (0.56%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.56%) Power BI
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.56%) MSI
2 5 (2.78%) WinDbg
3 4 (2.22%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.11%) JIRA
5 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (32.78%) Finance
2 19 (10.56%) Public Sector
3 14 (7.78%) Banking
4 9 (5.00%) Electronics
4 9 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.00%) Marketing
4 9 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.44%) Law
6 6 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.22%) Retail
8 3 (1.67%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.11%) Legal
10 1 (0.56%) Environmental Health
10 1 (0.56%) German Language
10 1 (0.56%) International Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Local Government
10 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (20.56%) Support Engineer
2 33 (18.33%) Windows Engineer
3 30 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 26 (14.44%) Desktop Support
5 22 (12.22%) Analyst
5 22 (12.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 21 (11.67%) SCCM Engineer
7 17 (9.44%) Azure Engineer
8 16 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
9 14 (7.78%) Administrator
10 13 (7.22%) Azure Administrator
10 13 (7.22%) Consultant
10 13 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
12 11 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (6.11%) IT Support
12 11 (6.11%) Migration Engineer
13 10 (5.56%) Support Analyst
14 9 (5.00%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.11%) COM
1 2 (1.11%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.56%) LDAP
2 1 (0.56%) React
2 1 (0.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.67%) NHS
4 3 (1.67%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.11%) FMCG
5 2 (1.11%) iPad
5 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.11%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.56%) Handset
6 1 (0.56%) iPhone
6 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 139 (77.22%) Windows
2 102 (56.67%) Windows 10
3 51 (28.33%) Windows 7
4 33 (18.33%) Windows Server
5 13 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.44%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.78%) Android
8 5 (2.78%) Mac OS
9 4 (2.22%) Linux
10 2 (1.11%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.11%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.56%) Unix
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.22%) Migration
2 34 (18.89%) Application Packaging
3 30 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (15.00%) ITIL
5 21 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (7.78%) Mobile Device Management
8 13 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (7.22%) Load Balancing
8 13 (7.22%) Service Design
9 11 (6.11%) ITSM
10 10 (5.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 10 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (5.00%) Programme Management
12 7 (3.89%) Project Management
12 7 (3.89%) Service Delivery
13 6 (3.33%) Project Delivery
14 5 (2.78%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.44%) PowerShell
2 24 (13.33%) SQL
3 17 (9.44%) VB
4 8 (4.44%) VBScript
5 5 (2.78%) VBA
6 3 (1.67%) C
7 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (4.44%) Degree
2 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.67%) MCSE
5 2 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.11%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.11%) MCDST
5 2 (1.11%) MCP
5 2 (1.11%) MCSA
6 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.56%) CCA
6 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (11.67%) XenDesktop
4 20 (11.11%) XenApp
5 16 (8.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (3.33%) Hyper-V
8 6 (3.33%) vSphere
9 5 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (2.22%) DFS Replication
10 4 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.22%) Xen
11 3 (1.67%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.11%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (20.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (5.00%) AirWatch
3 8 (4.44%) WSUS
4 7 (3.89%) SCOM
5 6 (3.33%) Jamf Pro
5 6 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (2.78%) Perfmon
7 4 (2.22%) XenMobile
8 3 (1.67%) Ansible
9 2 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.11%) Terraform
10 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.56%) Istio
10 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.56%) Puppet
10 1 (0.56%) SCSM
10 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 115 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 47 (26.11%) Citrix
3 34 (18.89%) VMware
4 22 (12.22%) Ivanti
5 11 (6.11%) HP
6 9 (5.00%) SAP
7 6 (3.33%) McAfee
8 5 (2.78%) Apple
9 4 (2.22%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.22%) Lumension
9 4 (2.22%) Symantec
10 3 (1.67%) Avaya
10 3 (1.67%) Bloomberg
10 3 (1.67%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (1.67%) Intel
10 3 (1.67%) NetApp
10 3 (1.67%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.67%) Shavlik
11 2 (1.11%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.11%) Reuters