Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 215 243
Rank change year-on-year +31 +28 -52
Contract jobs citing SCCM 670 484 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.45% 1.16% 1.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.87% 9.86% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 308 331
London median daily rate £350 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +14.33% -7.61%
10th Percentile £150 £174 £150
90th Percentile £538 £538 £494
England median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56% -8.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 28
London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -9.35%
10th Percentile £11.81 £14.45 £12.74
90th Percentile £24.15 £28.75 £25.00
England median hourly rate £16.42 £17.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.84% +15.00% -11.76%

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 5,644 4,910 3,947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.24% 11.74% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,242 3,311 2,726
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
England median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 67 67
London median hourly rate £24.90 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.48% -6.98% +15.59%
10th Percentile £11.86 £13.60 £13.50
90th Percentile £129.85 £47.00 £43.30
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% - -

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 +37 158 £375 -3.23% 29
West London -25 21 £170 -56.26% 17
South London -30 19 £325 -7.14%
East London -12 11 £140 -73.33% 5
North London +1 8 £320 -
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 507 (75.67%) Windows
2 354 (52.84%) Active Directory
3 262 (39.10%) Microsoft
4 219 (32.69%) Windows 10
5 192 (28.66%) Office 365
6 185 (27.61%) Windows 7
7 173 (25.82%) Citrix
8 168 (25.07%) VMware
9 140 (20.90%) PowerShell
10 134 (20.00%) Finance
11 115 (17.16%) ITIL
12 114 (17.01%) Windows Server
13 106 (15.82%) Microsoft App-V
14 102 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
15 96 (14.33%) Microsoft Azure
16 95 (14.18%) Migration
17 91 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
18 89 (13.28%) SCOM
19 86 (12.84%) Security Cleared
20 79 (11.79%) Cisco
21 70 (10.45%) SC Cleared
22 68 (10.15%) Windows Server 2008
22 68 (10.15%) DNS
23 67 (10.00%) HP
24 64 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
25 61 (9.10%) DHCP
26 59 (8.81%) MS Exchange
27 56 (8.36%) Microsoft Certification
28 49 (7.31%) Dell
28 49 (7.31%) Application Packaging

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 59 (8.81%) MS Exchange
2 31 (4.63%) Skype for Business
3 29 (4.33%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.19%) IIS
6 7 (1.04%) Site Server
7 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.60%) Drupal
8 4 (0.60%) WordPress
9 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.45%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.30%) Apache
10 2 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.30%) CMS
10 2 (0.30%) Confluence
10 2 (0.30%) GroupWise
10 2 (0.30%) JBoss
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 102 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) HipChat
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.94%) RMDS
2 4 (0.60%) Eikon
3 3 (0.45%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.30%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 192 (28.66%) Office 365
2 96 (14.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (1.64%) PaaS
6 9 (1.34%) OneDrive
7 7 (1.04%) G Suite
8 4 (0.60%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.45%) SaaS
10 2 (0.30%) IaaS
10 2 (0.30%) Yammer
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.15%) Akamai
11 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (10.15%) DNS
2 61 (9.10%) DHCP
3 48 (7.16%) WAN
4 46 (6.87%) LAN
5 40 (5.97%) Firewall
6 33 (4.93%) TCP/IP
7 31 (4.63%) Skype
8 30 (4.48%) SAN
9 25 (3.73%) VPN
10 20 (2.99%) Internet
11 17 (2.54%) SSL
12 15 (2.24%) Wireless
13 13 (1.94%) IP Telephony
13 13 (1.94%) MPLS
14 9 (1.34%) VLAN
15 8 (1.19%) NetScaler
15 8 (1.19%) Network Security
15 8 (1.19%) VoIP
15 8 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (0.90%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.60%) MongoDB
2 4 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.45%) MySQL
4 2 (0.30%) Power BI
5 1 (0.15%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.15%) DB2
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (5.52%) MSI
2 16 (2.39%) JIRA
3 10 (1.49%) Zephyr
4 6 (0.90%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.30%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.30%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.15%) TestRail
6 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.15%) WiX
General
1 134 (20.00%) Finance
2 30 (4.48%) Banking
3 20 (2.99%) Law
4 19 (2.84%) Retail
5 16 (2.39%) Legal
6 11 (1.64%) Publishing
7 9 (1.34%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.19%) Back Office
9 7 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.75%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.60%) Front Office
12 3 (0.45%) Advertising
12 3 (0.45%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.30%) Billing
13 2 (0.30%) Games
13 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Local Government
14 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 102 (15.22%) Analyst
1 102 (15.22%) Desktop Support
2 78 (11.64%) Support Engineer
3 63 (9.40%) Consultant
4 59 (8.81%) SCCM Engineer
5 50 (7.46%) Desktop Engineer
6 45 (6.72%) Architect
6 45 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 44 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 44 (6.57%) Windows Engineer
8 41 (6.12%) Support Analyst
9 37 (5.52%) Service Analyst
10 35 (5.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 34 (5.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 31 (4.63%) Project Manager
13 30 (4.48%) Administrator
13 30 (4.48%) Applications Packager
14 29 (4.33%) Service Desk Analyst
15 27 (4.03%) Infrastructure Manager
15 27 (4.03%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.34%) .NET
1 9 (1.34%) Web Services
2 7 (1.04%) LDAP
3 6 (0.90%) HTML
4 5 (0.75%) AngularJS
4 5 (0.75%) REST
4 5 (0.75%) SailPoint
4 5 (0.75%) SAML
4 5 (0.75%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.30%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.30%) OCX
6 2 (0.30%) WCF
7 1 (0.15%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.15%) CSS
7 1 (0.15%) Flash
7 1 (0.15%) XML
7 1 (0.15%) XMPP
7 1 (0.15%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 31 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
1 31 (4.63%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.33%) Blackberry
3 27 (4.03%) PKI
4 23 (3.43%) Smartphone
5 20 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (1.94%) BYOD
8 12 (1.79%) iPhone
9 7 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.90%) Fat Client
10 6 (0.90%) iPad
10 6 (0.90%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.90%) User Experience
11 5 (0.75%) Clustering
11 5 (0.75%) Device Driver
11 5 (0.75%) NHS
12 4 (0.60%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.60%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 507 (75.67%) Windows
2 219 (32.69%) Windows 10
3 185 (27.61%) Windows 7
4 114 (17.01%) Windows Server
5 68 (10.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (6.87%) Linux
8 43 (6.42%) Apple iOS
9 38 (5.67%) Android
10 22 (3.28%) Windows 8
11 21 (3.13%) Mac OS X
12 11 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (1.64%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (1.34%) Mac OS
14 9 (1.34%) Unix
15 7 (1.04%) CentOS
15 7 (1.04%) Windows Phone
15 7 (1.04%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (17.16%) ITIL
2 95 (14.18%) Migration
3 49 (7.31%) Application Packaging
4 44 (6.57%) Project Management
5 40 (5.97%) Change Management
6 38 (5.67%) Service Management
7 30 (4.48%) PRINCE2
8 29 (4.33%) Incident Management
9 28 (4.18%) Asset Management
10 24 (3.58%) Patch Management
11 23 (3.43%) ITSM
11 23 (3.43%) Server Building
12 22 (3.28%) Mobile Device Management
13 21 (3.13%) Problem Management
13 21 (3.13%) Software Deployment
14 19 (2.84%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (2.69%) Change Control
16 17 (2.54%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (2.39%) Configuration Management
18 14 (2.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 140 (20.90%) PowerShell
2 47 (7.01%) SQL
3 42 (6.27%) VBScript
4 13 (1.94%) VB
5 9 (1.34%) C
6 7 (1.04%) Java
6 7 (1.04%) Perl
7 5 (0.75%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.60%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 86 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 70 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 56 (8.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (6.27%) MCSE
5 16 (2.39%) Degree
5 16 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (2.09%) MCDST
7 12 (1.79%) DBS Check
7 12 (1.79%) MCP
8 11 (1.64%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.49%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 9 (1.34%) CISSP
11 8 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.19%) MCITP
12 7 (1.04%) MCSA
13 6 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.75%) CCNP
15 4 (0.60%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.33%) SLA
2 11 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.90%) GDPR
4 4 (0.60%) COBIT
4 4 (0.60%) PMO
4 4 (0.60%) QA
5 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 354 (52.84%) Active Directory
2 106 (15.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 91 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (6.87%) XenApp
5 37 (5.52%) Hyper-V
6 32 (4.78%) vSphere
6 32 (4.78%) XenDesktop
7 27 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (3.28%) BitLocker
9 19 (2.84%) Virtual Desktop
10 13 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.75%) Xen
12 5 (0.75%) XenServer
13 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.60%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.30%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.30%) Snort
15 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 89 (13.28%) SCOM
2 41 (6.12%) AirWatch
3 25 (3.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (1.94%) Nagios
4 13 (1.94%) WSUS
5 11 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (1.19%) SCOrch
7 7 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (1.04%) XenMobile
8 6 (0.90%) Jamf Pro
8 6 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.75%) Ansible
9 5 (0.75%) AppDNA
9 5 (0.75%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.75%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.75%) Puppet
10 4 (0.60%) Control-M
10 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.60%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 262 (39.10%) Microsoft
2 173 (25.82%) Citrix
3 168 (25.07%) VMware
4 79 (11.79%) Cisco
5 67 (10.00%) HP
6 49 (7.31%) Dell
7 44 (6.57%) Ivanti
8 35 (5.22%) Apple
8 35 (5.22%) Bloomberg
9 30 (4.48%) Reuters
9 30 (4.48%) ServiceNow
10 22 (3.28%) Google
11 19 (2.84%) SolarWinds
12 18 (2.69%) Altiris
13 17 (2.54%) Symantec
14 15 (2.24%) Adobe
14 15 (2.24%) EMC
14 15 (2.24%) Red Hat
15 14 (2.09%) McAfee
15 14 (2.09%) NetApp