Period
to 17 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 September 2021 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)
England > London
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 254 208 135
Rank change year-on-year -46 -73 +25
Contract jobs citing SCCM 348 157 827
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.04% 1.16% 2.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.97% 6.85% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 98 597
10th Percentile £165 £169 £159
25th Percentile £220 £263 £218
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £375 £388
Median % change year-on-year - -3.23% +6.90%
75th Percentile £495 £486 £456
90th Percentile £550 £525 £524
England median daily rate £325 £373 £375
% change year-on-year -12.87% -0.53% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 41
10th Percentile £15.51 £12.70 £12.76
25th Percentile £21.50 £12.76 £14.25
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% - +1.60%
75th Percentile £28.38 £19.45 £21.00
90th Percentile £37.00 £35.00 £22.25
England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.04% +1.43%

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,825 2,291 6,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.42% 16.97% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,294 1,637 4,455
10th Percentile £410 £350 £340
25th Percentile £485 £425 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £625
90th Percentile £713 £706 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 72
10th Percentile £15.24 £12.73 £12.76
25th Percentile £21.00 £14.35 £16.14
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.20 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +25.03% -8.60% +3.70%
75th Percentile £38.75 £37.75 £44.01
90th Percentile £61.36 £47.54 £50.94
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.17 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.13% +0.84% +14.29%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in London

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for SCCM in London

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SCCM in London over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SCCM in London

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for SCCM in London

SCCM
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SCCM in London over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for SCCM in London

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 17 September 2021. 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
Central London -23 59 £388 -8.01% 23
South London +11 9 £256 -14.58% 3
West London -12 9 £177 -31.12% 7
North London +7 4 £400 -
East London -13 3 £300 +51.90% 2
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 277 (79.60%) Windows
2 229 (65.80%) Active Directory
3 200 (57.47%) Microsoft
4 181 (52.01%) Microsoft 365
5 130 (37.36%) Windows 10
6 123 (35.34%) Azure
7 110 (31.61%) VMware
8 100 (28.74%) PowerShell
9 77 (22.13%) Windows Server
10 75 (21.55%) Microsoft Intune
10 75 (21.55%) Finance
11 72 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 72 (20.69%) Social Skills
12 69 (19.83%) ITIL
13 66 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
14 63 (18.10%) Azure Active Directory
15 60 (17.24%) Citrix
16 59 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 54 (15.52%) DNS
18 49 (14.08%) Windows 7
18 49 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
19 44 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
20 43 (12.36%) Windows Server 2016
20 43 (12.36%) LAN
21 38 (10.92%) DHCP
22 37 (10.63%) Cisco
22 37 (10.63%) Migration
23 36 (10.34%) Hyper-V
24 35 (10.06%) Application Packaging
24 35 (10.06%) SharePoint

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 35 (10.06%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.75%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.72%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.15%) IIS
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.29%) Confluence
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 66 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 181 (52.01%) Microsoft 365
2 123 (35.34%) Azure
3 63 (18.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 28 (8.05%) AWS
5 19 (5.46%) IaaS
5 19 (5.46%) Mimecast
6 17 (4.89%) OneDrive
6 17 (4.89%) SaaS
7 14 (4.02%) PaaS
8 4 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (1.15%) Google Workspace
9 3 (0.86%) GCP
9 3 (0.86%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.57%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.57%) AWS CodeCommit
10 2 (0.57%) AWS CodePipeline
10 2 (0.57%) Azure Pipelines
10 2 (0.57%) GitHub
10 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 54 (15.52%) DNS
2 43 (12.36%) LAN
3 38 (10.92%) DHCP
4 33 (9.48%) Firewall
5 30 (8.62%) WAN
6 21 (6.03%) TCP/IP
7 18 (5.17%) Wireless
8 17 (4.89%) VoIP
9 16 (4.60%) SAN
9 16 (4.60%) VPN
10 13 (3.74%) Unified Communications
11 12 (3.45%) NAS
12 11 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (2.59%) Network Security
13 9 (2.59%) WebEx
14 8 (2.30%) Skype
15 7 (2.01%) MPLS
16 6 (1.72%) iSCSI
17 5 (1.44%) Bluetooth
17 5 (1.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (2.01%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.57%) MySQL
5 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.29%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.29%) Power BI
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (4.31%) MSI
2 8 (2.30%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.15%) AdminStudio
3 4 (1.15%) JIRA
4 3 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.57%) GitLab
5 2 (0.57%) Inno Setup
5 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.57%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.29%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.29%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (21.55%) Finance
2 72 (20.69%) Social Skills
3 26 (7.47%) Banking
4 23 (6.61%) Public Sector
5 15 (4.31%) Telecoms
6 14 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.16%) Law
8 9 (2.59%) Digital Economy
8 9 (2.59%) Organisational Skills
9 8 (2.30%) Documentation Skills
10 7 (2.01%) Retail
11 6 (1.72%) Marketing
12 5 (1.44%) Electronics
12 5 (1.44%) Legal
12 5 (1.44%) Local Government
12 5 (1.44%) Manufacturing
13 4 (1.15%) Back Office
13 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
13 4 (1.15%) Front Office
14 3 (0.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 66 (18.97%) Support Engineer
2 57 (16.38%) Analyst
3 47 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (10.34%) IT Support
5 34 (9.77%) SCCM Engineer
6 33 (9.48%) Desktop Support
7 27 (7.76%) IT Engineer
8 24 (6.90%) Architect
8 24 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
9 22 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
9 22 (6.32%) Consultant
10 21 (6.03%) IT Support Engineer
11 19 (5.46%) Azure Engineer
11 19 (5.46%) Desktop Engineer
11 19 (5.46%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
12 15 (4.31%) Mac Engineer
13 14 (4.02%) Applications Engineer
13 14 (4.02%) Cloud Engineer
14 13 (3.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 13 (3.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.16%) SAML
2 9 (2.59%) OAuth
3 5 (1.44%) .NET
4 4 (1.15%) REST
4 4 (1.15%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.15%) Web Services
5 2 (0.57%) .NET Core
5 2 (0.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.57%) Django
5 2 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.57%) Express
5 2 (0.57%) MEAN Stack
5 2 (0.57%) Node.js
5 2 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (0.57%) XMPP
6 1 (0.29%) ARM Templates
6 1 (0.29%) LAMP
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Graph
6 1 (0.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.76%) Video Conferencing
2 20 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.01%) User Experience
5 6 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.72%) BYOD
5 6 (1.72%) PKI
5 6 (1.72%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.86%) CMDB
8 3 (0.86%) Derivative
8 3 (0.86%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.86%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Licensing
8 3 (0.86%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.86%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.86%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.57%) Clustering
9 2 (0.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 277 (79.60%) Windows
2 130 (37.36%) Windows 10
3 77 (22.13%) Windows Server
4 49 (14.08%) Windows 7
4 49 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (12.36%) Windows Server 2016
6 31 (8.91%) Windows Server 2019
7 26 (7.47%) Apple iOS
8 24 (6.90%) Android
9 20 (5.75%) Mac OS
10 17 (4.89%) Linux
11 10 (2.87%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.59%) Unix
13 7 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.86%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.57%) CentOS
16 2 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (19.83%) ITIL
2 59 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 44 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (10.63%) Migration
5 35 (10.06%) Application Packaging
6 30 (8.62%) ITSM
7 22 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (6.03%) Service Management
9 20 (5.75%) Change Management
9 20 (5.75%) Project Delivery
10 15 (4.31%) Project Management
11 14 (4.02%) Service Delivery
12 13 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (3.74%) Mobile Device Management
13 12 (3.45%) Configuration Management
13 12 (3.45%) Patch Management
14 11 (3.16%) DevOps
14 11 (3.16%) Identity Management
14 11 (3.16%) Problem Management
14 11 (3.16%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (28.74%) PowerShell
2 20 (5.75%) C
3 19 (5.46%) SQL
4 7 (2.01%) Python
4 7 (2.01%) VB
5 5 (1.44%) VBScript
6 4 (1.15%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.15%) Perl
6 4 (1.15%) PHP
7 2 (0.57%) C#
7 2 (0.57%) C++
7 2 (0.57%) Java
7 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.57%) Ruby
7 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (7.76%) Degree
1 27 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (5.75%) MCSE
3 19 (5.46%) Security Cleared
4 17 (4.89%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.59%) MCSA
6 8 (2.30%) CCNA
6 8 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.44%) MCP
8 4 (1.15%) CISSP
8 4 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.86%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.57%) CCA
10 2 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.57%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.89%) SLA
2 15 (4.31%) GDPR
3 7 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.44%) NIST
5 4 (1.15%) COBIT
6 3 (0.86%) QA
7 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.29%) DICOM
7 1 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.29%) HL7
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 229 (65.80%) Active Directory
2 72 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 28 (8.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (6.32%) XenApp
6 17 (4.89%) XenDesktop
7 14 (4.02%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (3.74%) vSphere
9 12 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (2.01%) BitLocker
12 6 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.86%) NFS
15 2 (0.57%) Docker
15 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 75 (21.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 31 (8.91%) SCOM
3 17 (4.89%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 13 (3.74%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (2.30%) Puppet
6 7 (2.01%) SCSM
7 6 (1.72%) Jamf Pro
8 5 (1.44%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.15%) Ansible
9 4 (1.15%) Nexpose
9 4 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.15%) PaperCut
9 4 (1.15%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.15%) Terraform
9 4 (1.15%) vCenter Server
9 4 (1.15%) WSUS
10 3 (0.86%) Nessus
10 3 (0.86%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 200 (57.47%) Microsoft
2 110 (31.61%) VMware
3 60 (17.24%) Citrix
4 37 (10.63%) Cisco
5 33 (9.48%) Ivanti
6 31 (8.91%) ServiceNow
7 23 (6.61%) HP
8 21 (6.03%) Apple
9 20 (5.75%) Dell
10 18 (5.17%) SolarWinds
11 11 (3.16%) Bloomberg
12 7 (2.01%) McAfee
12 7 (2.01%) Oracle
12 7 (2.01%) Remedy
13 6 (1.72%) Adobe
13 6 (1.72%) EMC
13 6 (1.72%) IBM
13 6 (1.72%) Reuters
13 6 (1.72%) SAP
13 6 (1.72%) Symantec