Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 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)
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 180 224
Rank change year-on-year +6 +44 +12
Contract jobs citing SCCM 730 708 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.66% 1.51% 1.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.31% 11.76% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 477 326
London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £153 £152 £180
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +12.31% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 34 37
London median hourly rate £19.50 £16.57 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.70% -7.96% +5.88%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.81 £14.78
90th Percentile £35.40 £24.98 £28.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £17.06
% change year-on-year +1.05% +1.51% +7.57%

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 7,078 6,018 4,913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.08% 12.82% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,184 4,496 3,377
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £360 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 72 68
London median hourly rate £23.48 £24.96 £22.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.92% +11.34% -0.37%
10th Percentile £13.09 £11.82 £14.00
90th Percentile £45.63 £67.50 £47.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in London

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCCM in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in London

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in London over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in London

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in London

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in London over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor 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 21 February 2019. 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 +25 218 £375 - 35
West London +32 37 £265 +24.71% 22
East London -36 15 £350 +89.19% 8
North London -10 11 £388 +21.09% 2
South London -16 5 £310 +67.57% 4
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 London region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 598 (81.92%) Windows
2 413 (56.58%) Active Directory
3 362 (49.59%) Microsoft
4 313 (42.88%) Windows 10
5 263 (36.03%) Office 365
6 233 (31.92%) PowerShell
7 192 (26.30%) Windows 7
7 192 (26.30%) VMware
8 164 (22.47%) Windows Server
9 153 (20.96%) Citrix
10 151 (20.68%) Microsoft Azure
11 150 (20.55%) ITIL
12 142 (19.45%) Finance
13 130 (17.81%) Microsoft Office
14 129 (17.67%) Migration
15 104 (14.25%) VMware Infrastructure
16 87 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
17 81 (11.10%) Microsoft App-V
18 79 (10.82%) MS Exchange
18 79 (10.82%) Application Packaging
19 78 (10.68%) DNS
20 76 (10.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 73 (10.00%) SQL
21 73 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
22 68 (9.32%) Skype
23 66 (9.04%) MSI
24 65 (8.90%) Microsoft Intune
25 62 (8.49%) HP
26 61 (8.36%) Cisco
27 60 (8.22%) DHCP

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 79 (10.82%) MS Exchange
2 57 (7.81%) Skype for Business
3 48 (6.58%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (1.10%) IIS
8 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.55%) Confluence
11 3 (0.41%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.27%) Apache
12 2 (0.27%) nginx
12 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.27%) Site Server
13 1 (0.14%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.14%) CMS
13 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 130 (17.81%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (4.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.27%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) Maya
7 1 (0.14%) NUKE
7 1 (0.14%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.41%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.27%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 263 (36.03%) Office 365
2 151 (20.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (5.89%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (5.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 32 (4.38%) IaaS
5 22 (3.01%) OneDrive
6 17 (2.33%) PaaS
7 12 (1.64%) SaaS
8 7 (0.96%) Yammer
9 6 (0.82%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.41%) G Suite
11 2 (0.27%) GitHub
11 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.14%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.14%) Slack
12 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 78 (10.68%) DNS
2 68 (9.32%) Skype
3 60 (8.22%) DHCP
4 47 (6.44%) VPN
5 46 (6.30%) LAN
6 45 (6.16%) WAN
7 39 (5.34%) Internet
8 36 (4.93%) Firewall
9 32 (4.38%) TCP/IP
10 30 (4.11%) VoIP
11 29 (3.97%) SAN
12 18 (2.47%) Wireless
13 17 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (1.64%) SNMP
15 11 (1.51%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (1.51%) VSAN
15 11 (1.51%) WebEx
16 9 (1.23%) Intranet
16 9 (1.23%) NAS
16 9 (1.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.78%) MySQL
3 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (0.55%) Power BI
4 4 (0.55%) Redis
4 4 (0.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.41%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.14%) Essbase
7 1 (0.14%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 66 (9.04%) MSI
2 14 (1.92%) InstallShield
3 12 (1.64%) JIRA
4 11 (1.51%) AdminStudio
5 9 (1.23%) WinDbg
6 5 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.55%) Zephyr
8 3 (0.41%) Hudson
9 2 (0.27%) Selenium
10 1 (0.14%) AutoIt
10 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.14%) JMeter
10 1 (0.14%) Maven
10 1 (0.14%) Mockito
10 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 142 (19.45%) Finance
2 52 (7.12%) Banking
3 16 (2.19%) Law
3 16 (2.19%) Legal
3 16 (2.19%) Retail
4 11 (1.51%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.10%) Billing
5 8 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 7 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (0.82%) Publishing
8 3 (0.41%) Advertising
8 3 (0.41%) French Language
9 2 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.14%) Back Office
10 1 (0.14%) Games
10 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.14%) Marketing
10 1 (0.14%) Military
10 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (13.56%) Analyst
2 98 (13.42%) Support Engineer
3 86 (11.78%) Desktop Support
4 84 (11.51%) Windows Engineer
5 76 (10.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 73 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
7 65 (8.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 61 (8.36%) Architect
9 50 (6.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 46 (6.30%) Applications Packager
10 46 (6.30%) Support Analyst
11 42 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
11 42 (5.75%) Consultant
12 40 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
13 33 (4.52%) Service Analyst
14 31 (4.25%) Azure Engineer
14 31 (4.25%) IT Support
15 29 (3.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 28 (3.84%) Service Desk Analyst
17 26 (3.56%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.47%) Software Packaging
2 13 (1.78%) .NET
3 9 (1.23%) Web Services
4 7 (0.96%) .NET Framework
4 7 (0.96%) ASP.NET
4 7 (0.96%) Classic ASP
4 7 (0.96%) JSON
5 6 (0.82%) SAML
6 4 (0.55%) JDBC
6 4 (0.55%) ODBC
6 4 (0.55%) OpenID
6 4 (0.55%) REST
6 4 (0.55%) SOAP
7 3 (0.41%) XML
8 2 (0.27%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.27%) LDAP
8 2 (0.27%) Spring
9 1 (0.14%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.14%) jQuery
9 1 (0.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 31 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.56%) Smartphone
3 24 (3.29%) Data Centre
4 22 (3.01%) iPad
5 19 (2.60%) Clustering
6 17 (2.33%) Blackberry
7 14 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (1.78%) User Experience
9 11 (1.51%) iPhone
9 11 (1.51%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.51%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.23%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.10%) Handset
12 7 (0.96%) EPoS
12 7 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.82%) NHS
14 5 (0.68%) CLARiiON
14 5 (0.68%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.68%) PKI
15 4 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 598 (81.92%) Windows
2 313 (42.88%) Windows 10
3 192 (26.30%) Windows 7
4 164 (22.47%) Windows Server
5 87 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (5.48%) Linux
8 37 (5.07%) Android
9 36 (4.93%) Apple iOS
10 26 (3.56%) Mac OS X
11 25 (3.42%) Windows 8
12 17 (2.33%) Mac OS
12 17 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (1.78%) Unix
14 10 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.82%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.41%) CentOS
17 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.14%) HPUX
18 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (20.55%) ITIL
2 129 (17.67%) Migration
3 79 (10.82%) Application Packaging
4 76 (10.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 41 (5.62%) Service Delivery
6 40 (5.48%) Change Management
7 38 (5.21%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (5.07%) Problem Management
9 34 (4.66%) Project Management
10 33 (4.52%) Patch Management
11 31 (4.25%) ITSM
12 30 (4.11%) Mobile Device Management
13 25 (3.42%) ITIL V3
13 25 (3.42%) Service Management
14 21 (2.88%) DevOps
15 20 (2.74%) Asset Management
15 20 (2.74%) Identity Management
16 19 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (2.60%) Data Migration
17 18 (2.47%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 233 (31.92%) PowerShell
2 73 (10.00%) SQL
3 30 (4.11%) VBScript
4 17 (2.33%) C#
5 13 (1.78%) Shell Script
6 12 (1.64%) VB
7 10 (1.37%) VBA
8 5 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.55%) Perl
10 3 (0.41%) C
10 3 (0.41%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.41%) Python
11 2 (0.27%) Groovy
12 1 (0.14%) AppleScript
12 1 (0.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 73 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 28 (3.84%) MCSE
5 16 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (2.05%) MCP
6 15 (2.05%) MCSA
7 13 (1.78%) CCNA
7 13 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.64%) Degree
9 9 (1.23%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (0.82%) Novell Certification
11 5 (0.68%) A+ Certification
11 5 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.55%) CCA
12 4 (0.55%) HNC
12 4 (0.55%) MCDST
12 4 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.84%) SLA
2 6 (0.82%) PMO
3 3 (0.41%) QA
4 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.14%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 413 (56.58%) Active Directory
2 104 (14.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (11.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 50 (6.85%) XenApp
5 44 (6.03%) XenDesktop
6 39 (5.34%) Hyper-V
7 37 (5.07%) BitLocker
8 34 (4.66%) vSphere
9 31 (4.25%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
12 11 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.82%) XenServer
14 4 (0.55%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.41%) Docker
15 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.27%) Shibboleth
16 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 65 (8.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 48 (6.58%) SCOM
3 27 (3.70%) WSUS
4 24 (3.29%) AirWatch
5 18 (2.47%) Single Sign-On
6 14 (1.92%) Jamf Pro
7 12 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (1.51%) Puppet
9 9 (1.23%) HP SIM
9 9 (1.23%) Perfmon
9 9 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.68%) Ansible
10 5 (0.68%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.68%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.55%) Nagios
11 4 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 362 (49.59%) Microsoft
2 192 (26.30%) VMware
3 153 (20.96%) Citrix
4 62 (8.49%) HP
5 61 (8.36%) Cisco
6 57 (7.81%) Ivanti
7 38 (5.21%) Apple
8 27 (3.70%) Dell
8 27 (3.70%) ServiceNow
8 27 (3.70%) Symantec
9 23 (3.15%) Adobe
10 22 (3.01%) Remedy
11 19 (2.60%) SolarWinds
12 17 (2.33%) McAfee
13 16 (2.19%) Bloomberg
13 16 (2.19%) iManage
14 13 (1.78%) NetApp
14 13 (1.78%) Reuters
15 11 (1.51%) Avaya
15 11 (1.51%) Sophos