Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 172 157
Rank change year-on-year +17 -15 -11
Contract jobs citing SCCM 96 77 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.36% 1.15% 1.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.37% 10.07% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 56 90
City of London median daily rate £375 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +4.92% +17.31%
10th Percentile £193 £196 £163
90th Percentile £517 £488 £503
Central London median daily rate £350 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.59% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.18% +89.66% -17.14%
10th Percentile £15.60 £15.41 £13.02
90th Percentile £18.00 £28.75 £17.50
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -38.18% +74.60% -10.00%

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 776 765 866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.96% 11.40% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 601 675
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.45% +3.06%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £285
90th Percentile £663 £631 £613
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.18% +61.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £15.70 £15.74 £11.19
90th Percentile £27.50 £66.38 £36.10
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -30.91% +61.76% -5.56%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 69 (71.88%) Windows
2 47 (48.96%) Active Directory
3 39 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 37 (38.54%) Windows 10
5 34 (35.42%) Office 365
5 34 (35.42%) Citrix
5 34 (35.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 31 (32.29%) Finance
7 29 (30.21%) VMware
8 25 (26.04%) Windows 7
8 25 (26.04%) Windows Server
9 23 (23.96%) PowerShell
10 19 (19.79%) Migration
11 18 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (16.67%) ITIL
13 14 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (14.58%) SCOM
14 13 (13.54%) Application Packaging
14 13 (13.54%) XenApp
15 12 (12.50%) Bloomberg
16 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (10.42%) AppSense
17 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
17 10 (10.42%) Cisco
17 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (9.38%) Hyper-V
18 9 (9.38%) XenDesktop
18 9 (9.38%) DNS
18 9 (9.38%) MCSE
18 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification

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 6 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.21%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.04%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.04%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Eikon
2 2 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.08%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.04%) LatentZero
3 1 (1.04%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 34 (35.42%) Office 365
2 14 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.04%) G Suite
4 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) DNS
2 8 (8.33%) DHCP
3 7 (7.29%) NetScaler
4 6 (6.25%) SAN
5 5 (5.21%) LAN
5 5 (5.21%) VPN
5 5 (5.21%) WAN
6 4 (4.17%) Firewall
6 4 (4.17%) Skype
7 3 (3.13%) IP Telephony
7 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.08%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.08%) VLAN
8 2 (2.08%) VSAN
8 2 (2.08%) Wireless
9 1 (1.04%) FTP
9 1 (1.04%) LDAP
9 1 (1.04%) SSL
9 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MSI
2 2 (2.08%) InstallShield
General
1 31 (32.29%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Banking
3 4 (4.17%) Law
4 3 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Front Office
6 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 11 (11.46%) Analyst
3 9 (9.38%) Architect
4 8 (8.33%) Consultant
4 8 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Applications Packager
8 4 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) IT Support
8 4 (4.17%) SCCM Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.13%) Active Directory Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.04%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.04%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.25%) BYOD
3 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.17%) PKI
4 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) iPad
4 3 (3.13%) iPhone
4 3 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.08%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.08%) PMI
6 1 (1.04%) CESG
6 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.04%) Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (71.88%) Windows
2 37 (38.54%) Windows 10
3 25 (26.04%) Windows 7
3 25 (26.04%) Windows Server
4 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.29%) Apple iOS
7 5 (5.21%) Android
8 4 (4.17%) Linux
9 3 (3.13%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.08%) Unix
11 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.79%) Migration
2 16 (16.67%) ITIL
3 13 (13.54%) Application Packaging
4 7 (7.29%) Server Building
5 5 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (5.21%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.21%) Project Management
5 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 4 (4.17%) Investment Management
6 4 (4.17%) Patch Management
6 4 (4.17%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.13%) Data Architecture
7 3 (3.13%) Email Migration
7 3 (3.13%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.13%) PRINCE
7 3 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.96%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.21%) SQL
3 3 (3.13%) VBScript
4 2 (2.08%) C
4 2 (2.08%) VB
5 1 (1.04%) C#
5 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) MCSE
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.29%) Degree
3 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.13%) MCDST
5 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.08%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.04%) MCITP
7 1 (1.04%) MCSA
7 1 (1.04%) RHCE
7 1 (1.04%) VCP5
7 1 (1.04%) VCP6
7 1 (1.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 47 (48.96%) Active Directory
2 34 (35.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (13.54%) XenApp
5 9 (9.38%) Hyper-V
5 9 (9.38%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.17%) DFS Replication
6 4 (4.17%) vSphere
7 3 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.08%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.08%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.08%) Xen
8 2 (2.08%) XenServer
9 1 (1.04%) Firmware
9 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) SCOM
2 7 (7.29%) SCOrch
3 6 (6.25%) AirWatch
4 5 (5.21%) WSUS
4 5 (5.21%) XenMobile
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.13%) AppDNA
6 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.13%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.04%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.04%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.04%) SmoothWall
8 1 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 39 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 34 (35.42%) Citrix
3 29 (30.21%) VMware
4 12 (12.50%) Bloomberg
5 10 (10.42%) AppSense
5 10 (10.42%) Cisco
6 9 (9.38%) HP
7 7 (7.29%) Reuters
8 6 (6.25%) Dell
9 5 (5.21%) Altiris
9 5 (5.21%) FactSet
10 3 (3.13%) Apple
10 3 (3.13%) MobileIron
10 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.13%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.13%) Splunk
10 3 (3.13%) Veeam
10 3 (3.13%) Wyse
11 2 (2.08%) Remedy
11 2 (2.08%) Symantec