Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 228 155 169
Rank change year-on-year -73 +14 +10
Contract jobs citing SCCM 209 458 728
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.05% 1.68% 1.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.15% 11.13% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 340 486
Median daily rate £419 £336 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.54% -10.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £156 £156
90th Percentile £537 £550 £538
England median daily rate £350 £335 £363
% change year-on-year +4.48% -7.59% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 35 57
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% +16.72%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.42 £12.91
90th Percentile £23.00 £26.75 £34.35
England median hourly rate £17.72 £17.43 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.64% -0.40% +7.92%

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 3,401 4,115 6,973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.10% 15.11% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,527 3,041 5,142
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £375 £315 £361
90th Percentile £700 £700 £681
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 41 77
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £20.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.32% -9.42% -17.15%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.42 £13.19
90th Percentile £68.00 £26.75 £45.38
Median hourly rate £23.11 £17.47 £17.50
% change year-on-year +32.29% -0.20% +2.94%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in London

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SCCM in London.

Daily rate trend for SCCM in London

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SCCM in London over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SCCM in London

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SCCM in London.

Hourly rate trend for SCCM in London

SCCM
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SCCM in London over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021. 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 -17 35 £438 +38.89% 7
East London +15 3 £109 -61.16% 4
West London +14 2 £173 -50.36% 7
South London +34 1 £180 +20.00% 2
North London +6 1 - - 1
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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.

1 159 (76.08%) Windows
2 120 (57.42%) Microsoft
3 109 (52.15%) Active Directory
4 104 (49.76%) Microsoft 365
5 80 (38.28%) Windows 10
6 66 (31.58%) Azure
7 59 (28.23%) Finance
8 58 (27.75%) VMware
9 51 (24.40%) Windows Server
10 50 (23.92%) Microsoft Intune
11 46 (22.01%) PowerShell
12 45 (21.53%) Citrix
13 39 (18.66%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (16.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 33 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
16 29 (13.88%) ITIL
17 26 (12.44%) Migration
18 25 (11.96%) DNS
18 25 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
18 25 (11.96%) Azure Active Directory
19 24 (11.48%) Windows 7
19 24 (11.48%) Public Sector
20 23 (11.00%) Firewall
21 22 (10.53%) SharePoint
21 22 (10.53%) Windows Server 2016
22 19 (9.09%) HP
22 19 (9.09%) Cisco
22 19 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
23 18 (8.61%) Mimecast
23 18 (8.61%) SCOM

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 22 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.22%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.35%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.48%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 104 (49.76%) Microsoft 365
2 66 (31.58%) Azure
3 25 (11.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (8.61%) Mimecast
5 7 (3.35%) Power Automate
6 6 (2.87%) AWS
6 6 (2.87%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.91%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.44%) IaaS
8 3 (1.44%) SaaS
9 2 (0.96%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (0.96%) PaaS
10 1 (0.48%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.48%) G Suite
10 1 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.96%) DNS
2 23 (11.00%) Firewall
3 12 (5.74%) VPN
4 10 (4.78%) Skype
5 9 (4.31%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.35%) LAN
6 7 (3.35%) WAN
7 6 (2.87%) MPLS
7 6 (2.87%) SAN
7 6 (2.87%) VSAN
8 5 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.91%) DHCP
9 4 (1.91%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.91%) Network Security
9 4 (1.91%) Unified Communications
9 4 (1.91%) VoIP
10 3 (1.44%) Wireless
11 2 (0.96%) DMZ
11 2 (0.96%) Internet
11 2 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.87%) Power BI
2 4 (1.91%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.39%) MSI
2 3 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.48%) GitLab
3 1 (0.48%) Hudson
3 1 (0.48%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 59 (28.23%) Finance
2 24 (11.48%) Public Sector
3 13 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.26%) Banking
5 9 (4.31%) Legal
5 9 (4.31%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.83%) Electronics
6 8 (3.83%) Marketing
7 5 (2.39%) Law
7 5 (2.39%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.96%) Back Office
9 2 (0.96%) French Language
9 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.96%) Local Government
9 2 (0.96%) Retail
10 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.48%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (14.35%) SCCM Engineer
2 27 (12.92%) Windows Engineer
3 26 (12.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (11.48%) Consultant
5 20 (9.57%) Desktop Support
6 19 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 17 (8.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 15 (7.18%) Analyst
9 14 (6.70%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (6.22%) Security Engineer
11 12 (5.74%) SCCM Specialist
12 11 (5.26%) Architect
12 11 (5.26%) SCCM Consultant
13 10 (4.78%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 10 (4.78%) Desktop Engineer
14 9 (4.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 9 (4.31%) Support Analyst
15 8 (3.83%) Windows Consultant
16 7 (3.35%) Administrator
16 7 (3.35%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.39%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.96%) XMPP
3 1 (0.48%) COM
3 1 (0.48%) Middleware
3 1 (0.48%) OAuth
3 1 (0.48%) OpenID
3 1 (0.48%) RESTful
3 1 (0.48%) SAML
3 1 (0.48%) SOAP
3 1 (0.48%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.48%) WCF
3 1 (0.48%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.22%) NHS
2 10 (4.78%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.31%) PKI
3 9 (4.31%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.87%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.91%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.44%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.96%) CMDB
8 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.96%) Replication
8 2 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.96%) User Experience
9 1 (0.48%) Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 159 (76.08%) Windows
2 80 (38.28%) Windows 10
3 51 (24.40%) Windows Server
4 24 (11.48%) Windows 7
5 22 (10.53%) Windows Server 2016
6 19 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (6.22%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (3.35%) Linux
8 7 (3.35%) Mac OS
9 5 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.91%) VMS
11 2 (0.96%) Android
11 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.96%) Unix
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 29 (13.88%) ITIL
3 26 (12.44%) Migration
4 16 (7.66%) Mobile Device Management
5 13 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (5.26%) Application Packaging
6 11 (5.26%) Patch Management
6 11 (5.26%) Project Management
7 10 (4.78%) Identity Management
7 10 (4.78%) ITSM
7 10 (4.78%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (4.31%) Asset Management
8 9 (4.31%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (4.31%) Service Management
8 9 (4.31%) Time Management
9 8 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (3.83%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (3.83%) Email Migration
9 8 (3.83%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.01%) PowerShell
2 13 (6.22%) SQL
3 4 (1.91%) VBScript
4 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.96%) Python
5 1 (0.48%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.48%) C
5 1 (0.48%) VB
5 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.26%) Degree
3 10 (4.78%) MCSE
4 9 (4.31%) MCSA
5 8 (3.83%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.35%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.39%) HPE ATP
8 4 (1.91%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.44%) CISSP
9 3 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.96%) CISM
10 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.96%) MOS
10 2 (0.96%) VCAP
11 1 (0.48%) CCNA
11 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.48%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.48%) MCTS
11 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 109 (52.15%) Active Directory
2 39 (18.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.66%) vSphere
4 13 (6.22%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (4.78%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.87%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.87%) XenApp
7 4 (1.91%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.91%) Docker
7 4 (1.91%) vCloud
7 4 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (1.91%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.44%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.48%) VMFS
10 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 50 (23.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 18 (8.61%) SCOM
3 9 (4.31%) AirWatch
3 9 (4.31%) Jamf Pro
3 9 (4.31%) vCenter Server
4 5 (2.39%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (2.39%) Terraform
4 5 (2.39%) WSUS
5 4 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.91%) Puppet
6 3 (1.44%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (1.44%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.44%) PowerCLI
6 3 (1.44%) vRealize
6 3 (1.44%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (0.96%) Ansible
7 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.96%) OfficeScan
7 2 (0.96%) Packer
7 2 (0.96%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 120 (57.42%) Microsoft
2 58 (27.75%) VMware
3 45 (21.53%) Citrix
4 19 (9.09%) Cisco
4 19 (9.09%) HP
5 13 (6.22%) SolarWinds
6 12 (5.74%) EMC
7 10 (4.78%) Dell
8 9 (4.31%) ServiceNow
9 8 (3.83%) SAP
9 8 (3.83%) Symantec
10 7 (3.35%) Apple
10 7 (3.35%) McAfee
11 6 (2.87%) Avaya
11 6 (2.87%) Remedy
12 5 (2.39%) Bloomberg
12 5 (2.39%) Ivanti
12 5 (2.39%) Okta
12 5 (2.39%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.91%) Qualys