Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 201 227
Rank change year-on-year +12 +26 -33
Contract jobs citing SCCM 651 567 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.39% 1.25% 1.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.46% 10.55% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 355 377
London median daily rate £340 £378 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.93% +12.69% -0.74%
10th Percentile £155 £176 £135
90th Percentile £538 £500 £521
England median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 28
London median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.86% +12.90% -15.07%
10th Percentile £11.81 £14.45 £11.84
90th Percentile £20.87 £28.75 £26.13
England median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -19.44% +16.13% -8.82%

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 5682 5374 4093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.13% 11.86% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4193 3619 2819
London median daily rate £505 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% +7.95% +3.53%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £638 £620 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 59 74
London median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.50% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £11.92 £14.36 £13.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £36.57 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +2.56%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +35 131 £350 -12.50% 15
West London -4 19 £325 +6.12% 7
North London 0 13 £385 +62.11%
East London -4 8 £140 -6.67% 1
South London -20 8 £325 +12.07%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 496 (76.19%) Windows
2 337 (51.77%) Active Directory
3 256 (39.32%) Microsoft
4 193 (29.65%) Office 365
5 175 (26.88%) Windows 10
6 169 (25.96%) VMware
7 162 (24.88%) Citrix
8 159 (24.42%) Windows 7
9 149 (22.89%) Finance
10 139 (21.35%) ITIL
11 132 (20.28%) PowerShell
12 131 (20.12%) Windows Server
13 113 (17.36%) Microsoft Office
14 98 (15.05%) Migration
15 97 (14.90%) Microsoft App-V
16 96 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
17 90 (13.82%) SCOM
18 87 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
19 77 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
20 70 (10.75%) MS Exchange
21 69 (10.60%) Cisco
22 68 (10.45%) HP
23 66 (10.14%) Security Cleared
24 62 (9.52%) DNS
25 60 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
26 58 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
27 55 (8.45%) SC Cleared
28 52 (7.99%) Firewall
28 52 (7.99%) DHCP
29 50 (7.68%) Linux

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 70 (10.75%) MS Exchange
2 43 (6.61%) Skype for Business
3 28 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (3.69%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (2.30%) IIS
7 7 (1.08%) Site Server
8 6 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.77%) GroupWise
9 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.61%) Drupal
10 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.61%) WordPress
11 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.31%) CMS
13 1 (0.15%) Confluence
13 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 113 (17.36%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.46%) Stata
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.15%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (0.92%) Eikon
2 5 (0.77%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.61%) RMDS
4 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.31%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.15%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 193 (29.65%) Office 365
2 96 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (3.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (2.15%) G Suite
6 13 (2.00%) PaaS
7 6 (0.92%) IaaS
8 5 (0.77%) SaaS
9 4 (0.61%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.61%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) Akamai
10 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.15%) iTunes
10 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 62 (9.52%) DNS
2 52 (7.99%) DHCP
2 52 (7.99%) Firewall
3 50 (7.68%) SAN
4 42 (6.45%) LAN
5 41 (6.30%) WAN
6 31 (4.76%) Skype
6 31 (4.76%) VPN
7 29 (4.45%) TCP/IP
8 14 (2.15%) NetScaler
8 14 (2.15%) Wireless
9 12 (1.84%) Internet
10 11 (1.69%) SSL
10 11 (1.69%) VLAN
11 9 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (1.23%) LDAP
12 8 (1.23%) Network Security
12 8 (1.23%) VoIP
13 7 (1.08%) IP Telephony
14 6 (0.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (1.08%) Big Data
5 5 (0.77%) EDRMS
5 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.61%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.46%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.46%) MySQL
8 2 (0.31%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.15%) DB2
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (5.68%) MSI
2 21 (3.23%) JIRA
3 9 (1.38%) Zephyr
4 8 (1.23%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.31%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.31%) TestRail
6 1 (0.15%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.15%) WiX
General
1 149 (22.89%) Finance
2 42 (6.45%) Banking
3 20 (3.07%) Retail
4 18 (2.76%) Legal
5 17 (2.61%) Law
6 10 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.08%) Back Office
7 7 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.61%) Advertising
8 4 (0.61%) Front Office
8 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.46%) Japanese Language
9 3 (0.46%) Marketing
9 3 (0.46%) Publishing
9 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.31%) Electronics
10 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 106 (16.28%) Analyst
2 88 (13.52%) Desktop Support
3 75 (11.52%) Support Engineer
4 58 (8.91%) Windows Engineer
5 56 (8.60%) Consultant
5 56 (8.60%) SCCM Engineer
6 52 (7.99%) 2nd Line Support
7 50 (7.68%) Architect
8 47 (7.22%) Support Analyst
9 41 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 40 (6.14%) Desktop Engineer
11 37 (5.68%) Administrator
12 35 (5.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 30 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
13 30 (4.61%) IT Support
14 26 (3.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 26 (3.99%) Project Manager
15 25 (3.84%) Applications Packager
16 23 (3.53%) Applications Engineer
17 22 (3.38%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.38%) .NET
2 8 (1.23%) Software Packaging
2 8 (1.23%) Web Services
3 6 (0.92%) HTML
3 6 (0.92%) XML
4 5 (0.77%) AngularJS
4 5 (0.77%) Regular Expression
4 5 (0.77%) REST
4 5 (0.77%) SAML
5 4 (0.61%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.31%) MSMQ
7 2 (0.31%) OCX
7 2 (0.31%) WCF
7 2 (0.31%) XMPP
8 1 (0.15%) CSS
8 1 (0.15%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.15%) WAP
8 1 (0.15%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.30%) Data Centre
2 37 (5.68%) Blackberry
3 34 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.38%) Smartphone
5 21 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
6 17 (2.61%) PKI
7 16 (2.46%) BYOD
8 14 (2.15%) iPhone
9 13 (2.00%) Fat Client
9 13 (2.00%) Thin Client
10 10 (1.54%) Clustering
11 8 (1.23%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.23%) iPad
12 7 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.08%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.92%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.77%) User Experience
15 4 (0.61%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 496 (76.19%) Windows
2 175 (26.88%) Windows 10
3 159 (24.42%) Windows 7
4 131 (20.12%) Windows Server
5 77 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (7.68%) Linux
8 37 (5.68%) Android
9 36 (5.53%) Apple iOS
10 24 (3.69%) Mac OS X
11 19 (2.92%) Windows 8
12 17 (2.61%) Unix
13 14 (2.15%) Windows Vista
14 13 (2.00%) Windows XP
15 12 (1.84%) Mac OS
15 12 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (1.08%) CentOS
17 7 (1.08%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (21.35%) ITIL
2 98 (15.05%) Migration
3 45 (6.91%) Application Packaging
4 38 (5.84%) Project Management
5 31 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 29 (4.45%) Change Management
6 29 (4.45%) Service Management
7 27 (4.15%) ITSM
8 24 (3.69%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (3.69%) Asset Management
9 22 (3.38%) Incident Management
10 21 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
11 20 (3.07%) ITIL V3
11 20 (3.07%) Server Building
11 20 (3.07%) Service Delivery
12 19 (2.92%) Patch Management
13 17 (2.61%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (2.46%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (2.46%) Problem Management
14 16 (2.46%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 132 (20.28%) PowerShell
2 39 (5.99%) SQL
3 21 (3.23%) VBScript
4 13 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.23%) Perl
5 8 (1.23%) VB
6 7 (1.08%) C
6 7 (1.08%) Java
7 5 (0.77%) PHP
7 5 (0.77%) Python
7 5 (0.77%) Ruby
8 2 (0.31%) AppleScript
8 2 (0.31%) C#
8 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.15%) Groovy
9 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 60 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (8.45%) SC Cleared
4 49 (7.53%) MCSE
5 22 (3.38%) Degree
5 22 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.46%) MCDST
8 14 (2.15%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.84%) MCITP
9 12 (1.84%) MCP
10 10 (1.54%) CCNA
10 10 (1.54%) MCSA
10 10 (1.54%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 9 (1.38%) CTC Cleared
11 9 (1.38%) DBS Check
12 8 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.77%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.45%) SLA
2 10 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.08%) QA
4 6 (0.92%) GDPR
5 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 337 (51.77%) Active Directory
2 97 (14.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 87 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (6.76%) XenApp
5 43 (6.61%) Hyper-V
6 26 (3.99%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (3.99%) XenDesktop
7 24 (3.69%) vSphere
8 19 (2.92%) Virtual Desktop
8 19 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (1.69%) BitLocker
9 11 (1.69%) DFS Replication
10 8 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.92%) XenServer
12 4 (0.61%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.31%) Xen
14 1 (0.15%) Firmware
14 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 90 (13.82%) SCOM
2 30 (4.61%) AirWatch
2 30 (4.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (2.15%) SCOrch
4 12 (1.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 12 (1.84%) WSUS
5 9 (1.38%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.38%) XenMobile
6 8 (1.23%) HP SiteScope
6 8 (1.23%) Jamf Pro
6 8 (1.23%) Nagios
6 8 (1.23%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.23%) Puppet
7 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (1.08%) SCSM
8 6 (0.92%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.77%) AppDNA
9 5 (0.77%) CFEngine
9 5 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 256 (39.32%) Microsoft
2 169 (25.96%) VMware
3 162 (24.88%) Citrix
4 69 (10.60%) Cisco
5 68 (10.45%) HP
6 42 (6.45%) Dell
7 35 (5.38%) Apple
8 32 (4.92%) ServiceNow
9 26 (3.99%) AppSense
10 25 (3.84%) Bloomberg
11 22 (3.38%) NetApp
12 21 (3.23%) SolarWinds
13 20 (3.07%) Reuters
14 19 (2.92%) Google
14 19 (2.92%) Juniper
15 17 (2.61%) Altiris
15 17 (2.61%) EMC
16 16 (2.46%) Red Hat
17 15 (2.30%) Symantec
17 15 (2.30%) Veeam