Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 201 205
Rank change year-on-year +40 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing SCCM 832 567 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.79% 1.35% 1.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.89% 11.49% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 380 390
London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £150 £169 £185
90th Percentile £538 £539 £538
England median daily rate £325 £325 £340
% change year-on-year - -4.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 17 23
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.24 £12.00 £16.50
90th Percentile £28.00 £24.10 £23.68
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% -23.68% +9.67%

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 6,455 4,935 5,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.88% 11.78% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,744 3,534 3,697
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
England median daily rate £488 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 41 33
London median hourly rate £24.92 £24.36 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +21.80% +6.10%
10th Percentile £13.40 £14.10 £16.50
90th Percentile £54.93 £47.00 £53.25
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -20.45% +10.00%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +19 193 £375 +2.74% 23
West London -3 47 £301 -7.38% 15
South London -13 38 £340 -2.86% 1
East London -1 27 £175 +2.94% 3
North London -7 10 £450 -5.26% 4
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 674 (81.01%) Windows
2 458 (55.05%) Active Directory
3 385 (46.27%) Windows 10
4 382 (45.91%) Microsoft
5 285 (34.25%) Office 365
6 262 (31.49%) Windows 7
7 225 (27.04%) VMware
8 195 (23.44%) PowerShell
9 187 (22.48%) Citrix
10 182 (21.88%) Windows Server
11 153 (18.39%) Finance
12 144 (17.31%) Microsoft Office
13 136 (16.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 136 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
14 131 (15.75%) Migration
15 123 (14.78%) ITIL
16 113 (13.58%) MS Exchange
16 113 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
17 101 (12.14%) SCOM
18 94 (11.30%) Windows Server 2008
19 90 (10.82%) Security Cleared
19 90 (10.82%) Ivanti
20 88 (10.58%) Application Packaging
21 82 (9.86%) SC Cleared
22 80 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
23 76 (9.13%) DNS
24 71 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
25 70 (8.41%) HP
26 69 (8.29%) SQL
27 67 (8.05%) Cisco

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
1 113 (13.58%) MS Exchange
2 64 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 50 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (3.73%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (1.44%) IIS
7 5 (0.60%) CMS
7 5 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.48%) Confluence
8 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.24%) Apache
10 2 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.24%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 144 (17.31%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.96%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.48%) RMDS
2 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 285 (34.25%) Office 365
2 113 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 41 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (1.68%) IaaS
5 14 (1.68%) PaaS
6 12 (1.44%) OneDrive
7 7 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.72%) SaaS
9 5 (0.60%) GitHub
10 3 (0.36%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.12%) G Suite
12 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 76 (9.13%) DNS
2 64 (7.69%) Skype
3 61 (7.33%) DHCP
4 56 (6.73%) LAN
5 55 (6.61%) VPN
6 51 (6.13%) WAN
7 42 (5.05%) Firewall
8 28 (3.37%) Internet
9 27 (3.25%) TCP/IP
10 25 (3.00%) SAN
11 21 (2.52%) Remote Desktop
12 20 (2.40%) VoIP
13 16 (1.92%) FCoE
14 15 (1.80%) Wireless
15 14 (1.68%) NetScaler
16 9 (1.08%) SMS
16 9 (1.08%) SSL
16 9 (1.08%) VLAN
17 8 (0.96%) HTTP
17 8 (0.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.08%) Blockchain
5 6 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.60%) Big Data
6 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.24%) Power BI
9 2 (0.24%) Redis
10 1 (0.12%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (6.97%) MSI
2 38 (4.57%) JIRA
3 20 (2.40%) AdminStudio
4 19 (2.28%) InstallShield
5 8 (0.96%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.84%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.60%) WinDbg
8 4 (0.48%) Zephyr
9 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.12%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.12%) Hudson
10 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 153 (18.39%) Finance
2 44 (5.29%) Banking
3 23 (2.76%) Law
4 21 (2.52%) Publishing
5 17 (2.04%) Retail
6 10 (1.20%) Legal
7 9 (1.08%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.72%) Advertising
8 6 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.60%) French Language
9 5 (0.60%) Front Office
9 5 (0.60%) Local Government
10 4 (0.48%) Billing
10 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.36%) Games
11 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.24%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.24%) Marketing
12 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.12%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 143 (17.19%) Analyst
2 140 (16.83%) Desktop Support
3 88 (10.58%) Architect
4 85 (10.22%) Windows Engineer
5 82 (9.86%) Support Engineer
6 68 (8.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 60 (7.21%) 2nd Line Support
7 60 (7.21%) SCCM Engineer
8 58 (6.97%) Support Analyst
9 53 (6.37%) Desktop Engineer
10 49 (5.89%) Consultant
11 43 (5.17%) Service Analyst
12 41 (4.93%) Applications Packager
13 37 (4.45%) Service Desk Analyst
14 34 (4.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 32 (3.85%) Administrator
16 31 (3.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 30 (3.61%) Server Engineer
18 29 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 29 (3.49%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.04%) Software Packaging
2 9 (1.08%) Web Services
3 8 (0.96%) XMPP
4 6 (0.72%) .NET
5 5 (0.60%) XML
6 4 (0.48%) JSON
6 4 (0.48%) LDAP
6 4 (0.48%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.24%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.24%) HTML
7 2 (0.24%) REST
7 2 (0.24%) SOAP
7 2 (0.24%) WAP
8 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.12%) CSS
8 1 (0.12%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.12%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.12%) Sensu
8 1 (0.12%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.21%) Data Centre
2 40 (4.81%) Smartphone
3 32 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.73%) Clustering
5 27 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.00%) iPad
7 22 (2.64%) Blackberry
8 21 (2.52%) iPhone
9 18 (2.16%) User Experience
10 16 (1.92%) CLARiiON
10 16 (1.92%) PKI
11 14 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (1.20%) Fat Client
12 10 (1.20%) Thin Client
13 9 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (0.96%) NHS
15 7 (0.84%) BYOD
15 7 (0.84%) Replication
16 6 (0.72%) CMDB
16 6 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 674 (81.01%) Windows
2 385 (46.27%) Windows 10
3 262 (31.49%) Windows 7
4 182 (21.88%) Windows Server
5 94 (11.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 80 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (6.85%) Apple iOS
7 57 (6.85%) Linux
8 55 (6.61%) Mac OS X
9 53 (6.37%) Android
10 26 (3.13%) Mac OS
11 25 (3.00%) Windows 8
12 21 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (1.68%) Windows XP
14 10 (1.20%) Unix
15 9 (1.08%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (15.75%) Migration
2 123 (14.78%) ITIL
3 88 (10.58%) Application Packaging
4 51 (6.13%) ITSM
5 43 (5.17%) Service Management
6 41 (4.93%) Incident Management
6 41 (4.93%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (4.81%) Change Management
8 35 (4.21%) Problem Management
9 33 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (3.61%) Project Management
10 30 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (3.49%) Patch Management
12 28 (3.37%) Service Delivery
13 25 (3.00%) Configuration Management
13 25 (3.00%) Mobile Device Management
14 24 (2.88%) Asset Management
15 23 (2.76%) Deployment Automation
16 21 (2.52%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (2.28%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 195 (23.44%) PowerShell
2 69 (8.29%) SQL
3 53 (6.37%) VBScript
4 17 (2.04%) VB
5 14 (1.68%) Java
6 12 (1.44%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.20%) Python
8 7 (0.84%) Ruby
9 5 (0.60%) AppleScript
9 5 (0.60%) PHP
10 4 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.36%) C
12 2 (0.24%) VBA
13 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 90 (10.82%) Security Cleared
2 82 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 71 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (5.77%) MCSE
5 25 (3.00%) MCSA
6 20 (2.40%) MCP
7 18 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (1.92%) Novell Certification
9 15 (1.80%) Degree
10 14 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.44%) A+ Certification
11 12 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (1.32%) CCNA
13 9 (1.08%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.84%) CCNP
14 7 (0.84%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.84%) MCTS
14 7 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (0.72%) MCDST
16 5 (0.60%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.41%) SLA
2 4 (0.48%) QA
2 4 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.24%) PMO
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) GCP
5 1 (0.12%) GDPR
5 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 458 (55.05%) Active Directory
2 136 (16.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 136 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 61 (7.33%) BitLocker
5 59 (7.09%) Hyper-V
6 52 (6.25%) XenApp
7 43 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (4.09%) vSphere
9 23 (2.76%) Virtual Desktop
10 19 (2.28%) VMware Workstation
11 14 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.96%) IAG
12 8 (0.96%) UAG
12 8 (0.96%) XenServer
13 6 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.48%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.36%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.36%) Xen
16 2 (0.24%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 101 (12.14%) SCOM
2 47 (5.65%) Microsoft Intune
3 45 (5.41%) WSUS
4 31 (3.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 27 (3.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 25 (3.00%) AirWatch
7 22 (2.64%) SCOrch
8 14 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
8 14 (1.68%) NetBackup
9 12 (1.44%) Nagios
10 10 (1.20%) Puppet
11 8 (0.96%) XenMobile
12 7 (0.84%) Backup Exec
12 7 (0.84%) BladeLogic
12 7 (0.84%) vCenter Server
13 6 (0.72%) SCVMM
13 6 (0.72%) WMI
14 5 (0.60%) HP SiteScope
14 5 (0.60%) Jamf Pro
14 5 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 382 (45.91%) Microsoft
2 225 (27.04%) VMware
3 187 (22.48%) Citrix
4 90 (10.82%) Ivanti
5 70 (8.41%) HP
6 67 (8.05%) Cisco
7 55 (6.61%) Apple
8 54 (6.49%) ServiceNow
9 34 (4.09%) Dell
10 24 (2.88%) EMC
11 22 (2.64%) Google
11 22 (2.64%) McAfee
11 22 (2.64%) SolarWinds
12 18 (2.16%) NetApp
13 17 (2.04%) Wyse
14 16 (1.92%) Adobe
15 15 (1.80%) Bloomberg
16 13 (1.56%) Reuters
16 13 (1.56%) Veeam
17 12 (1.44%) Remedy