Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 73 115
Rank change year-on-year -24 +42 +39
Contract jobs citing SCCM 30 213 159
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.39% 3.29% 2.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.00% 18.77% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 165 115
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £197 £154 £160
90th Percentile £508 £530 £548
Central London median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 20
Median hourly rate £13.08 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.74% +12.30% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.76 £13.30
90th Percentile £14.04 £21.00 £22.35
Central London median hourly rate £13.44 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -36.00% +12.30% -1.58%

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 375 1,135 1,018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.31% 17.52% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 925 807
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £347 £338
90th Percentile £675 £688 £679
Central London median daily rate £544 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -1.18% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 28
Median hourly rate £24.22 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.33% +12.30% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.53 £13.31
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.67 £25.50
Median hourly rate £17.13 £21.00 £18.85
% change year-on-year -18.45% +11.41% -0.79%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SCCM as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SCCM in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SCCM in the City of London

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SCCM in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SCCM in the City of London

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SCCM in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for SCCM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
3 13 (43.33%) Azure
4 12 (40.00%) VMware
5 11 (36.67%) Windows 10
6 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (33.33%) Office 365
7 9 (30.00%) Citrix
8 8 (26.67%) ITIL
8 8 (26.67%) Finance
8 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
9 7 (23.33%) Banking
10 6 (20.00%) SQL
10 6 (20.00%) DNS
10 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (16.67%) Public Sector
11 5 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (13.33%) SCOM
12 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (13.33%) Migration
12 4 (13.33%) VBScript
12 4 (13.33%) NHS

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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Azure
2 10 (33.33%) Office 365
3 5 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (10.00%) IaaS
4 3 (10.00%) PaaS
5 2 (6.67%) SaaS
6 1 (3.33%) AWS
6 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) Skype
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) MPLS
4 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.33%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 5 (16.67%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) IT Support
4 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Process Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) NHS
2 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows 10
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Automation
4 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.67%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (3.33%) Break/Fix
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps
5 1 (3.33%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (3.33%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (3.33%) Project Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Quantitative Trading
5 1 (3.33%) Runbook
5 1 (3.33%) Server Building
5 1 (3.33%) Server Management
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) VBScript
4 2 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (13.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.33%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) VMware
3 9 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) Bloomberg
4 2 (6.67%) Dell
4 2 (6.67%) F5
4 2 (6.67%) Forcepoint
4 2 (6.67%) Ivanti
4 2 (6.67%) Reuters
4 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.67%) UiPath
4 2 (6.67%) Zerto
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) Apple
5 1 (3.33%) ConnectWise
5 1 (3.33%) McAfee
5 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) Varonis