Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 162 203
Rank change year-on-year +28 +41 +1
Contract jobs citing SCCM 811 827 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.12% 1.82% 1.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.62% 12.31% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 584 393
London median daily rate £400 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.22% +4.64% -12.50%
10th Percentile £161 £157 £161
90th Percentile £518 £538 £538
England median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 38 14
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +10.00% -7.48%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £22.98 £25.00 £24.91
England median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year +4.29% +18.64% -17.79%

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 5,953 6,717 5,373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.56% 14.77% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,264 4,987 3,885
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 73 49
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -24.07% +42.11%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.40 £12.90
90th Percentile £53.87 £45.71 £165.00
England median hourly rate £20.95 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.02% +6.86% -22.22%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +45 237 £411 +2.81% 33
West London -27 23 £228 +1.56% 31
South London +31 21 £325 -7.14% 5
East London -1 10 £250 +42.86% 8
North London -10 1 £413 - 1
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 669 (82.49%) Windows
2 449 (55.36%) Active Directory
3 433 (53.39%) Windows 10
4 425 (52.40%) Microsoft
5 340 (41.92%) Office 365
6 238 (29.35%) Windows 7
7 229 (28.24%) PowerShell
8 181 (22.32%) Citrix
9 178 (21.95%) Finance
10 174 (21.45%) VMware
11 170 (20.96%) Migration
12 164 (20.22%) Azure
13 160 (19.73%) Windows Server
14 120 (14.80%) Microsoft Office
15 117 (14.43%) Application Packaging
15 117 (14.43%) Microsoft Intune
16 106 (13.07%) ITIL
17 104 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
18 97 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 92 (11.34%) Microsoft App-V
20 90 (11.10%) MSI
21 86 (10.60%) DNS
22 83 (10.23%) SQL
23 81 (9.99%) Windows Server 2012
24 78 (9.62%) MS Exchange
24 78 (9.62%) XenApp
25 73 (9.00%) Azure Active Directory
26 69 (8.51%) Skype
27 68 (8.38%) Banking
28 66 (8.14%) Skype for Business

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 78 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 66 (8.14%) Skype for Business
3 60 (7.40%) SharePoint
4 32 (3.95%) IIS
5 21 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (0.99%) Apache
7 7 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.62%) Confluence
10 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.12%) JBoss
11 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 120 (14.80%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 340 (41.92%) Office 365
2 164 (20.22%) Azure
3 73 (9.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 43 (5.30%) AWS
5 24 (2.96%) OneDrive
6 15 (1.85%) PaaS
7 13 (1.60%) IaaS
8 12 (1.48%) SaaS
9 9 (1.11%) Mimecast
10 7 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.74%) GitHub
12 5 (0.62%) GCP
12 5 (0.62%) Slack
13 3 (0.37%) G Suite
13 3 (0.37%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.25%) Yammer
15 1 (0.12%) Azure Data Factory
15 1 (0.12%) Azure Stack
15 1 (0.12%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 86 (10.60%) DNS
2 69 (8.51%) Skype
3 59 (7.27%) DHCP
4 53 (6.54%) Firewall
5 35 (4.32%) TCP/IP
6 33 (4.07%) VPN
7 29 (3.58%) SAN
8 28 (3.45%) Wireless
9 22 (2.71%) Internet
9 22 (2.71%) LAN
10 21 (2.59%) NetScaler
11 14 (1.73%) Remote Desktop
11 14 (1.73%) VoIP
11 14 (1.73%) WAN
12 12 (1.48%) SSL
13 11 (1.36%) IP Telephony
14 10 (1.23%) MPLS
15 9 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (0.99%) Intranet
16 8 (0.99%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.71%) MySQL
3 19 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (0.74%) Big Data
7 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.62%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.62%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.62%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.37%) Power BI
11 2 (0.25%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.25%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2017
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 90 (11.10%) MSI
2 28 (3.45%) InstallShield
3 14 (1.73%) ReSharper
3 14 (1.73%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.11%) WinDbg
5 8 (0.99%) AdminStudio
5 8 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.86%) JIRA
7 5 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.62%) Visual Studio Code
8 3 (0.37%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.37%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.12%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.12%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 178 (21.95%) Finance
2 68 (8.38%) Banking
3 44 (5.43%) Public Sector
4 24 (2.96%) Law
5 22 (2.71%) Retail
6 19 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.10%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.10%) Marketing
8 16 (1.97%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.85%) Electronics
10 8 (0.99%) Local Government
11 7 (0.86%) Publishing
12 5 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.37%) Advertising
13 3 (0.37%) Legal
14 2 (0.25%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Environmental Health
15 1 (0.12%) French Language
15 1 (0.12%) International Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 141 (17.39%) Windows Engineer
2 109 (13.44%) Analyst
3 101 (12.45%) Support Engineer
4 87 (10.73%) Desktop Support
5 80 (9.86%) Desktop Engineer
6 70 (8.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 61 (7.52%) Applications Packager
8 56 (6.91%) Support Analyst
9 54 (6.66%) SCCM Engineer
10 53 (6.54%) Architect
11 51 (6.29%) Consultant
12 50 (6.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 46 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support
14 44 (5.43%) Deployment Engineer
15 36 (4.44%) Windows Deployment Engineer
16 32 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
16 32 (3.95%) IT Engineer
16 32 (3.95%) SCCM Consultant
17 31 (3.82%) IT Support
17 31 (3.82%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.22%) .NET
2 15 (1.85%) Software Packaging
3 10 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 7 (0.86%) .NET Framework
5 6 (0.74%) Classic ASP
5 6 (0.74%) React
5 6 (0.74%) XML
6 5 (0.62%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (0.49%) HTML
7 4 (0.49%) SAML
8 3 (0.37%) LDAP
8 3 (0.37%) Web Services
9 2 (0.25%) COM
9 2 (0.25%) Java RMI
9 2 (0.25%) RESTful
9 2 (0.25%) Swagger
9 2 (0.25%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.12%) CSS
10 1 (0.12%) LAMP
10 1 (0.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 22 (2.71%) Blackberry
2 22 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
3 20 (2.47%) iPhone
4 19 (2.34%) Data Centre
5 15 (1.85%) Replication
6 11 (1.36%) Private Cloud
7 10 (1.23%) iPad
7 10 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.11%) NHS
9 8 (0.99%) Clustering
9 8 (0.99%) Device Driver
9 8 (0.99%) Public Cloud
10 7 (0.86%) EPoS
10 7 (0.86%) PKI
11 6 (0.74%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.74%) User Experience
12 5 (0.62%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 669 (82.49%) Windows
2 433 (53.39%) Windows 10
3 238 (29.35%) Windows 7
4 160 (19.73%) Windows Server
5 81 (9.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (4.07%) Windows 8
8 32 (3.95%) Android
9 28 (3.45%) Linux
10 21 (2.59%) Mac OS X
11 19 (2.34%) Apple iOS
12 17 (2.10%) Mac OS
13 11 (1.36%) Unix
13 11 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.49%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.12%) VMS
17 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (20.96%) Migration
2 117 (14.43%) Application Packaging
3 106 (13.07%) ITIL
4 97 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 66 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (6.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 41 (5.06%) Mobile Device Management
8 29 (3.58%) Project Delivery
9 28 (3.45%) Service Delivery
10 27 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (3.21%) Problem Management
12 23 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (2.71%) Information Security
13 22 (2.71%) ITSM
13 22 (2.71%) Software Deployment
13 22 (2.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (2.59%) Configuration Management
14 21 (2.59%) Project Management
14 21 (2.59%) Service Management
15 20 (2.47%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 229 (28.24%) PowerShell
2 83 (10.23%) SQL
3 29 (3.58%) VB
4 27 (3.33%) VBScript
5 18 (2.22%) C#
6 11 (1.36%) VBA
7 8 (0.99%) Java
8 7 (0.86%) C
9 3 (0.37%) C++
9 3 (0.37%) Perl
9 3 (0.37%) Python
10 2 (0.25%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.12%) Scala
11 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (3.70%) MCSE
3 23 (2.84%) Degree
4 20 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.97%) MCSA
6 12 (1.48%) MCP
7 10 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.99%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.74%) CCNA
9 6 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.74%) MCITP
10 5 (0.62%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.49%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.49%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.49%) MCDST
12 3 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.21%) SLA
2 8 (0.99%) QA
3 4 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.25%) PMO
5 1 (0.12%) GDPR
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 449 (55.36%) Active Directory
2 104 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (11.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 78 (9.62%) XenApp
5 61 (7.52%) XenDesktop
6 37 (4.56%) Hyper-V
7 35 (4.32%) Virtual Desktop
8 34 (4.19%) vSphere
9 32 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
10 26 (3.21%) BitLocker
11 25 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
12 22 (2.71%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (1.11%) VMware NSX
14 7 (0.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 7 (0.86%) Shibboleth
15 4 (0.49%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.37%) Docker
16 3 (0.37%) Firmware
16 3 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 117 (14.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 39 (4.81%) SCOM
2 39 (4.81%) WSUS
3 27 (3.33%) AirWatch
4 24 (2.96%) Single Sign-On
5 15 (1.85%) Ansible
5 15 (1.85%) Jamf Pro
6 12 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.36%) Perfmon
8 9 (1.11%) Puppet
9 7 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (0.86%) Terraform
10 6 (0.74%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.74%) vCenter Server
11 5 (0.62%) BladeLogic
11 5 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (0.62%) Istio
12 4 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.49%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.49%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 425 (52.40%) Microsoft
2 181 (22.32%) Citrix
3 174 (21.45%) VMware
4 52 (6.41%) Ivanti
5 44 (5.43%) Cisco
6 34 (4.19%) Apple
7 28 (3.45%) HP
8 27 (3.33%) Dell
9 24 (2.96%) Symantec
10 19 (2.34%) ServiceNow
11 18 (2.22%) Meraki
12 15 (1.85%) Bloomberg
12 15 (1.85%) NetApp
12 15 (1.85%) SAP
13 14 (1.73%) EMC
14 12 (1.48%) Palo Alto
14 12 (1.48%) Reuters
15 11 (1.36%) Adobe
15 11 (1.36%) Google
15 11 (1.36%) Novell