Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 202 223
Rank change year-on-year +26 +21 -18
Contract jobs citing SCCM 745 512 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.62% 1.29% 1.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.05% 11.02% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 366 339
London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £145 £200 £156
90th Percentile £538 £561 £588
England median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 17 25
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £11.81 £14.20 £14.10
90th Percentile £25.00 £24.10 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 6,181 4,645 4,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.41% 11.68% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,573 3,304 3,209
London median daily rate £525 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.53% +4.49%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £300
90th Percentile £655 £638 £613
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 48 46
London median hourly rate £24.92 £24.61 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +9.38% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.05 £14.73 £17.63
90th Percentile £54.75 £48.24 £53.13
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -16.67% +3.70% +8.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -16 173 £375 -3.23% 26
South London -21 37 £320 -8.57% 4
East London +2 19 £253 -36.88% 5
North London +2 15 £370 -24.10% 1
West London -39 15 £213 -41.38% 10
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 578 (77.58%) Windows
2 425 (57.05%) Active Directory
3 324 (43.49%) Microsoft
4 320 (42.95%) Windows 10
5 230 (30.87%) Office 365
6 219 (29.40%) Windows 7
7 184 (24.70%) VMware
8 183 (24.56%) Citrix
9 175 (23.49%) PowerShell
10 143 (19.19%) Finance
11 135 (18.12%) Windows Server
12 118 (15.84%) Migration
13 113 (15.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 113 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 112 (15.03%) Microsoft Office
15 111 (14.90%) Security Cleared
16 103 (13.83%) ITIL
17 101 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
18 93 (12.48%) SC Cleared
19 86 (11.54%) MS Exchange
20 85 (11.41%) SCOM
21 81 (10.87%) Cisco
22 75 (10.07%) Ivanti
22 75 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
23 71 (9.53%) DNS
24 70 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
25 64 (8.59%) HP
25 64 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
26 63 (8.46%) VBScript
27 62 (8.32%) 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 86 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 49 (6.58%) Skype for Business
3 29 (3.89%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (1.48%) IIS
6 6 (0.81%) CMS
7 5 (0.67%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.54%) Apache
9 3 (0.40%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.40%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.27%) JBoss
10 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.27%) Site Server
11 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 112 (15.03%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.28%) RMDS
2 3 (0.40%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.13%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 230 (30.87%) Office 365
2 101 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (4.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (1.74%) OneDrive
6 6 (0.81%) SaaS
7 4 (0.54%) IaaS
7 4 (0.54%) PaaS
8 3 (0.40%) G Suite
9 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.27%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.13%) Akamai
10 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (9.53%) DNS
2 60 (8.05%) DHCP
3 54 (7.25%) Skype
4 49 (6.58%) LAN
5 48 (6.44%) WAN
6 42 (5.64%) VPN
7 40 (5.37%) Firewall
8 35 (4.70%) TCP/IP
9 26 (3.49%) Internet
10 24 (3.22%) SSL
11 20 (2.68%) SAN
12 18 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (1.88%) IP Telephony
13 14 (1.88%) MPLS
13 14 (1.88%) Wireless
14 12 (1.61%) VoIP
15 9 (1.21%) VLAN
16 7 (0.94%) SMS
17 5 (0.67%) Intranet
17 5 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (0.81%) Blockchain
3 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.67%) Big Data
5 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.27%) Power BI
7 1 (0.13%) DB2
7 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (6.04%) MSI
2 26 (3.49%) JIRA
3 14 (1.88%) AdminStudio
4 7 (0.94%) InstallShield
5 5 (0.67%) Zephyr
6 2 (0.27%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.27%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.13%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 143 (19.19%) Finance
2 34 (4.56%) Banking
3 24 (3.22%) Publishing
4 21 (2.82%) Law
5 19 (2.55%) Retail
6 11 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.07%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.81%) Legal
10 5 (0.67%) Front Office
10 5 (0.67%) Local Government
11 4 (0.54%) Advertising
11 4 (0.54%) Back Office
11 4 (0.54%) Games
11 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.54%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.40%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.27%) Billing
13 2 (0.27%) French Language
13 2 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 137 (18.39%) Analyst
2 128 (17.18%) Desktop Support
3 76 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 69 (9.26%) Windows Engineer
5 64 (8.59%) Architect
6 61 (8.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 53 (7.11%) SCCM Engineer
7 53 (7.11%) Service Analyst
8 52 (6.98%) Consultant
9 51 (6.85%) Desktop Engineer
10 47 (6.31%) Support Analyst
11 46 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
12 43 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
13 38 (5.10%) Administrator
14 36 (4.83%) Applications Packager
15 34 (4.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 29 (3.89%) Project Manager
17 28 (3.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 27 (3.62%) SCCM Consultant
19 24 (3.22%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.34%) Software Packaging
2 6 (0.81%) XML
3 5 (0.67%) .NET
3 5 (0.67%) SailPoint
3 5 (0.67%) XMPP
4 4 (0.54%) LDAP
4 4 (0.54%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.40%) Web Services
6 1 (0.13%) CSS
6 1 (0.13%) Flash
6 1 (0.13%) HTML
6 1 (0.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.43%) Data Centre
2 33 (4.43%) PKI
3 31 (4.16%) Smartphone
4 26 (3.49%) Blackberry
5 24 (3.22%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.28%) iPhone
8 15 (2.01%) iPad
9 12 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.48%) User Experience
11 10 (1.34%) Clustering
12 9 (1.21%) NHS
13 6 (0.81%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.81%) Wiki
14 5 (0.67%) Device Driver
15 4 (0.54%) Taxonomies
16 3 (0.40%) CMDB
16 3 (0.40%) Fat Client
16 3 (0.40%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 578 (77.58%) Windows
2 320 (42.95%) Windows 10
3 219 (29.40%) Windows 7
4 135 (18.12%) Windows Server
5 75 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (6.98%) Android
8 48 (6.44%) Apple iOS
9 40 (5.37%) Linux
10 37 (4.97%) Mac OS X
11 19 (2.55%) Windows 8
12 12 (1.61%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.34%) Windows 2000
14 9 (1.21%) Unix
15 8 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.94%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.27%) Windows Vista
19 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (15.84%) Migration
2 103 (13.83%) ITIL
3 62 (8.32%) Application Packaging
4 52 (6.98%) Service Management
5 46 (6.17%) Change Management
6 45 (6.04%) Incident Management
6 45 (6.04%) Project Management
7 40 (5.37%) Problem-Solving
8 32 (4.30%) Asset Management
9 31 (4.16%) Problem Management
10 30 (4.03%) ITSM
11 27 (3.62%) Server Building
11 27 (3.62%) Software Deployment
12 26 (3.49%) Configuration Management
13 25 (3.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 23 (3.09%) Patch Management
15 21 (2.82%) PRINCE2
16 20 (2.68%) Change Control
16 20 (2.68%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (2.55%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 175 (23.49%) PowerShell
2 63 (8.46%) VBScript
3 52 (6.98%) SQL
4 18 (2.42%) VB
5 14 (1.88%) Java
6 8 (1.07%) Python
7 6 (0.81%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.67%) PHP
8 5 (0.67%) Ruby
9 4 (0.54%) C
9 4 (0.54%) Perl
9 4 (0.54%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.40%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.13%) AppleScript
11 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 111 (14.90%) Security Cleared
2 93 (12.48%) SC Cleared
3 64 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (5.10%) MCSE
5 20 (2.68%) MCSA
6 19 (2.55%) MCP
7 15 (2.01%) Degree
8 13 (1.74%) A+ Certification
8 13 (1.74%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.21%) CCNA
10 9 (1.21%) MCITP
10 9 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.94%) DBS Check
11 7 (0.94%) MCDST
12 6 (0.81%) CCNP
12 6 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (0.67%) CISSP
14 4 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.10%) SLA
2 6 (0.81%) QA
3 5 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.67%) PMO
4 4 (0.54%) COBIT
4 4 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.27%) GDPR
6 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.13%) GCP
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 425 (57.05%) Active Directory
2 113 (15.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 113 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (7.52%) BitLocker
4 47 (6.31%) XenDesktop
5 36 (4.83%) XenApp
6 33 (4.43%) vSphere
7 31 (4.16%) Hyper-V
8 23 (3.09%) VMware Workstation
9 20 (2.68%) Virtual Desktop
9 20 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.81%) Xen
12 4 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.27%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.27%) Firmware
14 2 (0.27%) Snort
15 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 85 (11.41%) SCOM
2 38 (5.10%) AirWatch
3 37 (4.97%) Microsoft Intune
4 28 (3.76%) WSUS
5 21 (2.82%) Nagios
6 16 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 13 (1.74%) SCOrch
8 8 (1.07%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.07%) Puppet
9 7 (0.94%) BladeLogic
9 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.81%) vCenter Server
11 5 (0.67%) HP SiteScope
11 5 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
12 4 (0.54%) Control-M
12 4 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 324 (43.49%) Microsoft
2 184 (24.70%) VMware
3 183 (24.56%) Citrix
4 81 (10.87%) Cisco
5 75 (10.07%) Ivanti
6 64 (8.59%) HP
7 44 (5.91%) Dell
8 43 (5.77%) ServiceNow
9 39 (5.23%) Apple
10 32 (4.30%) Bloomberg
11 28 (3.76%) Reuters
12 25 (3.36%) Google
13 19 (2.55%) Symantec
14 17 (2.28%) McAfee
15 14 (1.88%) Adobe
15 14 (1.88%) Veeam
16 12 (1.61%) SolarWinds
17 11 (1.48%) CheckPoint
17 11 (1.48%) Qualys
17 11 (1.48%) Sophos