Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 177 184
Rank change year-on-year +21 +7 +36
Contract jobs citing SCCM 467 741 704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.66% 1.69% 1.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.90% 10.41% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 494 477
London median daily rate £338 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £156 £155 £154
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £330 £365 £325
% change year-on-year -9.59% +12.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 57 35
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.33 £17.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% +18.62% -4.81%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.91 £11.81
90th Percentile £32.20 £35.40 £24.92
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.14
% change year-on-year - +2.13% +0.44%

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 4,285 7,119 6,044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.28% 16.23% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,095 5,213 4,523
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £320 £360 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 87 73
London median hourly rate £20.50 £23.84 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.99% -4.66% +12.78%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.31 £11.84
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.52 £67.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 +12 138 £355 -5.33% 29
West London +9 17 £253 -18.55% 19
East London +59 16 £280 -17.04% 10
South London +46 15 £150 -51.61% 4
North London +8 2 £171 -55.81% 1
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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.

1 380 (81.37%) Windows
2 260 (55.67%) Active Directory
3 242 (51.82%) Microsoft
4 230 (49.25%) Office 365
5 224 (47.97%) Windows 10
6 120 (25.70%) Azure
7 115 (24.63%) Windows Server
8 109 (23.34%) PowerShell
9 103 (22.06%) Windows 7
10 102 (21.84%) VMware
11 95 (20.34%) Microsoft Office
12 90 (19.27%) Citrix
13 84 (17.99%) Migration
14 83 (17.77%) ITIL
15 71 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
16 66 (14.13%) Finance
17 65 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 56 (11.99%) SQL
18 56 (11.99%) DNS
18 56 (11.99%) Microsoft Intune
19 55 (11.78%) SharePoint
20 53 (11.35%) Windows Server 2012
21 51 (10.92%) DHCP
22 49 (10.49%) SQL Server
23 47 (10.06%) Application Packaging
24 44 (9.42%) MS Exchange
25 43 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
25 43 (9.21%) Microsoft App-V
26 41 (8.78%) SAN
27 39 (8.35%) Azure Active Directory

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 55 (11.78%) SharePoint
2 44 (9.42%) MS Exchange
3 24 (5.14%) Skype for Business
4 11 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.28%) IIS
7 5 (1.07%) Site Server
7 5 (1.07%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.21%) GroupWise
Applications
1 95 (20.34%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 230 (49.25%) Office 365
2 120 (25.70%) Azure
3 39 (8.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (4.50%) AWS
5 17 (3.64%) OneDrive
6 15 (3.21%) PaaS
7 14 (3.00%) IaaS
8 11 (2.36%) Mimecast
9 10 (2.14%) SaaS
10 5 (1.07%) GCP
11 4 (0.86%) Yammer
12 3 (0.64%) G Suite
13 2 (0.43%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.43%) PowerApps
14 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 56 (11.99%) DNS
2 51 (10.92%) DHCP
3 41 (8.78%) SAN
4 32 (6.85%) LAN
5 30 (6.42%) Firewall
6 28 (6.00%) Skype
7 27 (5.78%) WAN
8 23 (4.93%) VPN
9 20 (4.28%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (3.43%) VoIP
11 13 (2.78%) TCP/IP
12 12 (2.57%) NAS
13 10 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (1.93%) MPLS
15 7 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (1.50%) Internet
15 7 (1.50%) NetScaler
16 6 (1.28%) Kerberos
17 4 (0.86%) Network Security
17 4 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.57%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (1.28%) Big Data
5 2 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) EDMS
6 1 (0.21%) MySQL
6 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.21%) Power BI
6 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (3.64%) MSI
2 11 (2.36%) InstallShield
3 7 (1.50%) WinDbg
4 3 (0.64%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.21%) JIRA
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 66 (14.13%) Finance
2 36 (7.71%) Public Sector
3 24 (5.14%) Banking
4 14 (3.00%) Retail
5 10 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.93%) Law
7 8 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.07%) Back Office
9 5 (1.07%) Marketing
9 5 (1.07%) Publishing
10 4 (0.86%) German Language
10 4 (0.86%) Legal
10 4 (0.86%) Local Government
11 3 (0.64%) Electronics
12 2 (0.43%) Front Office
12 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
13 1 (0.21%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (12.42%) Windows Engineer
2 57 (12.21%) Analyst
3 54 (11.56%) Support Engineer
4 42 (8.99%) Desktop Support
4 42 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 39 (8.35%) Consultant
6 30 (6.42%) Architect
6 30 (6.42%) SCCM Engineer
7 28 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 26 (5.57%) Administrator
9 25 (5.35%) IT Support
9 25 (5.35%) Support Analyst
10 24 (5.14%) Service Analyst
11 23 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
12 21 (4.50%) Active Directory Engineer
12 21 (4.50%) Deployment Engineer
12 21 (4.50%) Service Desk Analyst
13 20 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
14 19 (4.07%) IT Engineer
14 19 (4.07%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.57%) XML
2 8 (1.71%) Regular Expression
3 7 (1.50%) .NET
3 7 (1.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.28%) HTML
4 6 (1.28%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.43%) Web Services
6 1 (0.21%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.21%) OAuth
6 1 (0.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.50%) Blackberry
2 21 (4.50%) NHS
2 21 (4.50%) Replication
3 18 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.14%) Clustering
6 9 (1.93%) User Experience
7 8 (1.71%) iPhone
8 7 (1.50%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.28%) CMDB
9 6 (1.28%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.28%) PKI
9 6 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.86%) iPad
10 4 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.86%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.64%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.43%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.43%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 380 (81.37%) Windows
2 224 (47.97%) Windows 10
3 115 (24.63%) Windows Server
4 103 (22.06%) Windows 7
5 53 (11.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (5.14%) Linux
8 19 (4.07%) Android
9 13 (2.78%) Apple iOS
9 13 (2.78%) Mac OS
10 12 (2.57%) Mac OS X
11 9 (1.93%) Unix
11 9 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.07%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (17.99%) Migration
2 83 (17.77%) ITIL
3 65 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 47 (10.06%) Application Packaging
5 32 (6.85%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (4.50%) Asset Management
7 20 (4.28%) Mobile Device Management
8 19 (4.07%) ITSM
9 16 (3.43%) ITIL V3
10 15 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (3.21%) Project Management
10 15 (3.21%) Service Management
11 13 (2.78%) Server Virtualisation
11 13 (2.78%) Service Delivery
12 12 (2.57%) DevOps
13 11 (2.36%) Break/Fix
13 11 (2.36%) Software Deployment
14 10 (2.14%) Configuration Management
14 10 (2.14%) Patch Management
15 9 (1.93%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (23.34%) PowerShell
2 56 (11.99%) SQL
3 34 (7.28%) VBScript
4 28 (6.00%) VB
5 19 (4.07%) Java
6 12 (2.57%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.57%) Python
7 9 (1.93%) PHP
7 9 (1.93%) Ruby
8 8 (1.71%) C#
8 8 (1.71%) VBA
9 5 (1.07%) C++
10 2 (0.43%) C
10 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (7.71%) MCSE
3 15 (3.21%) MCSA
3 15 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (3.00%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (2.78%) Degree
6 11 (2.36%) CCA
7 10 (2.14%) MCITP
7 10 (2.14%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.86%) MCTS
10 3 (0.64%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.64%) CCNA
10 3 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.64%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.64%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.00%) SLA
2 5 (1.07%) QA
3 3 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.64%) GDPR
4 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.21%) NCSC
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 260 (55.67%) Active Directory
2 71 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (9.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 36 (7.71%) Hyper-V
5 27 (5.78%) XenApp
6 26 (5.57%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (4.93%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.93%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (1.93%) vSphere
9 8 (1.71%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (1.50%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.86%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.86%) Xen
12 3 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.43%) NFS
13 2 (0.43%) Samba
13 2 (0.43%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 56 (11.99%) Microsoft Intune
2 36 (7.71%) SCOM
3 29 (6.21%) WSUS
4 19 (4.07%) AirWatch
5 15 (3.21%) Jamf Pro
6 11 (2.36%) Nagios
6 11 (2.36%) Puppet
7 10 (2.14%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (1.93%) HP SiteScope
8 9 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.50%) CFEngine
9 7 (1.50%) SCVMM
10 6 (1.28%) SCOrch
11 5 (1.07%) Perfmon
12 4 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.86%) ThinApp
12 4 (0.86%) XenMobile
13 3 (0.64%) DatAdvantage
13 3 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.64%) WMI
Vendors
1 242 (51.82%) Microsoft
2 102 (21.84%) VMware
3 90 (19.27%) Citrix
4 34 (7.28%) HP
5 31 (6.64%) Cisco
6 29 (6.21%) Ivanti
7 24 (5.14%) Apple
8 19 (4.07%) Dell
9 18 (3.85%) ServiceNow
10 15 (3.21%) McAfee
11 12 (2.57%) Bloomberg
12 11 (2.36%) Splunk
13 9 (1.93%) EMC
14 7 (1.50%) Adobe
14 7 (1.50%) Avaya
14 7 (1.50%) Meraki
14 7 (1.50%) NetApp
15 6 (1.28%) Forcepoint
15 6 (1.28%) Symantec
16 5 (1.07%) Sophos