Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 207 144 161
Rank change year-on-year -63 +17 +44
Contract jobs citing SCCM 167 704 826
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.16% 1.93% 1.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.07% 12.62% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 531 563
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £156 £150
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year - +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 45
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +1.60% +47.07%
10th Percentile £12.62 £12.44 £12.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £27.25 £27.25
England median hourly rate £19.39 £17.47 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.02% -0.20% +20.69%

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 2,361 5,579 7,195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.42% 15.30% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,572 4,084 5,352
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £341 £338 £340
90th Percentile £702 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 66 77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +5.00% -25.38%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.44 £13.31
90th Percentile £36.55 £47.25 £47.55
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +75.00% +14.29% -

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 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 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 -5 32 £418 -1.76% 18
East London +38 3 £130 -49.02%
West London +38 3 £282 +28.07% 8
North London +20 2 - - 2
South London +24 1 - - 1
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 128 (76.65%) Windows
2 96 (57.49%) Microsoft
3 91 (54.49%) Active Directory
4 66 (39.52%) Windows 10
5 64 (38.32%) Office 365
6 43 (25.75%) Azure
7 40 (23.95%) VMware
8 38 (22.75%) Citrix
8 38 (22.75%) Windows Server
9 33 (19.76%) Finance
10 32 (19.16%) Public Sector
10 32 (19.16%) Microsoft Intune
11 30 (17.96%) PowerShell
12 25 (14.97%) Microsoft Office
13 24 (14.37%) Windows 7
14 23 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (13.77%) ITIL
15 22 (13.17%) Firewall
16 21 (12.57%) DNS
17 19 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (11.38%) Migration
17 19 (11.38%) Security Cleared
18 17 (10.18%) Application Packaging
18 17 (10.18%) Azure Active Directory
19 16 (9.58%) SolarWinds
19 16 (9.58%) SCOM
19 16 (9.58%) NHS
20 15 (8.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2016
21 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2012

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 12 (7.19%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.59%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.59%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (14.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.60%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 64 (38.32%) Office 365
2 43 (25.75%) Azure
3 17 (10.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (4.79%) IaaS
5 7 (4.19%) Mimecast
5 7 (4.19%) PaaS
6 5 (2.99%) Power Automate
6 5 (2.99%) SaaS
7 2 (1.20%) AWS
7 2 (1.20%) GCP
7 2 (1.20%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.60%) AWS CodeCommit
8 1 (0.60%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.60%) G Suite
8 1 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Logic Apps
8 1 (0.60%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.60%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.17%) Firewall
2 21 (12.57%) DNS
3 14 (8.38%) VPN
4 13 (7.78%) Skype
4 13 (7.78%) WAN
5 12 (7.19%) LAN
6 11 (6.59%) DHCP
7 10 (5.99%) SAN
8 6 (3.59%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.99%) Network Security
9 5 (2.99%) VSAN
9 5 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.40%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.20%) Internet
11 2 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.20%) SMTP
11 2 (1.20%) SSL
11 2 (1.20%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (1.20%) Wireless
12 1 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.60%) Power BI
3 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.99%) MSI
2 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.60%) Hudson
2 1 (0.60%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (19.76%) Finance
2 32 (19.16%) Public Sector
3 10 (5.99%) Banking
4 8 (4.79%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.59%) Local Government
6 5 (2.99%) Electronics
6 5 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.99%) Marketing
7 4 (2.40%) French Language
7 4 (2.40%) Retail
8 3 (1.80%) German Language
8 3 (1.80%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.80%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.20%) Automotive
9 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.20%) Publishing
10 1 (0.60%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.60%) International Banking
10 1 (0.60%) Police
Job Titles
1 28 (16.77%) Windows Engineer
2 22 (13.17%) SCCM Engineer
3 18 (10.78%) Consultant
4 15 (8.98%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.19%) Security Engineer
6 11 (6.59%) Analyst
6 11 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (5.99%) Applications Packager
8 9 (5.39%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) Desktop Support
8 9 (5.39%) SCCM Consultant
9 8 (4.79%) Architect
10 7 (4.19%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) Windows Consultant
12 5 (2.99%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 5 (2.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 5 (2.99%) Azure Engineer
12 5 (2.99%) IT Engineer
12 5 (2.99%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.59%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.60%) COM
2 1 (0.60%) OAuth
2 1 (0.60%) OpenID
2 1 (0.60%) RESTful
2 1 (0.60%) SAML
2 1 (0.60%) SOAP
2 1 (0.60%) Visualforce
2 1 (0.60%) WCF
2 1 (0.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.58%) NHS
2 10 (5.99%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.39%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.79%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.19%) PKI
5 7 (4.19%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.59%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.80%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.80%) User Experience
8 2 (1.20%) CCTV
8 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.20%) CMDB
8 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.20%) Replication
8 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.60%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 128 (76.65%) Windows
2 66 (39.52%) Windows 10
3 38 (22.75%) Windows Server
4 24 (14.37%) Windows 7
5 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (2.40%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.80%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.20%) Android
9 2 (1.20%) Linux
9 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.60%) VMS
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.77%) ITIL
2 19 (11.38%) Migration
3 17 (10.18%) Application Packaging
4 15 (8.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 13 (7.78%) Mobile Device Management
6 10 (5.99%) Virtual Environments
7 9 (5.39%) Asset Management
7 9 (5.39%) Software Deployment
8 8 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (4.79%) Patch Management
8 8 (4.79%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.19%) Change Management
10 6 (3.59%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (3.59%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 6 (3.59%) ITSM
10 6 (3.59%) Project Management
10 6 (3.59%) Service Management
10 6 (3.59%) SIEM
11 5 (2.99%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (2.99%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.96%) PowerShell
2 12 (7.19%) SQL
3 10 (5.99%) VBScript
4 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.20%) VBA
5 1 (0.60%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.60%) C
5 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (11.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.59%) MCSE
4 7 (4.19%) Degree
5 6 (3.59%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.99%) MCSA
7 3 (1.80%) CISSP
7 3 (1.80%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.20%) CCNA
8 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.20%) HPE ATP
8 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.20%) MCP
8 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.60%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.80%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (54.49%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.19%) XenApp
4 9 (5.39%) XenDesktop
5 8 (4.79%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (3.59%) Hyper-V
7 6 (3.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.99%) BitLocker
8 5 (2.99%) VMware NSX
9 4 (2.40%) vSphere
10 2 (1.20%) Firmware
10 2 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.60%) Docker
11 1 (0.60%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.60%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (19.16%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (9.58%) SCOM
3 9 (5.39%) WSUS
4 8 (4.79%) AirWatch
5 5 (2.99%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (2.99%) vCenter Server
6 4 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.40%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.80%) EMC VPLEX
8 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.20%) OfficeScan
8 2 (1.20%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 1 (0.60%) Ansible
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.60%) Nagios
9 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.60%) PaperCut
9 1 (0.60%) Puppet
9 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 96 (57.49%) Microsoft
2 40 (23.95%) VMware
3 38 (22.75%) Citrix
4 16 (9.58%) SolarWinds
5 13 (7.78%) Cisco
5 13 (7.78%) HP
6 10 (5.99%) Dell
6 10 (5.99%) Palo Alto
7 8 (4.79%) EMC
7 8 (4.79%) ServiceNow
8 6 (3.59%) McAfee
8 6 (3.59%) SAP
9 5 (2.99%) Thycotic
9 5 (2.99%) Twitter
10 4 (2.40%) Apple
10 4 (2.40%) Facebook
10 4 (2.40%) Instagram
10 4 (2.40%) Ivanti
10 4 (2.40%) MobileIron
11 3 (1.80%) Huawei