Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 270 176 145
Rank change year-on-year -94 -31 +26
Contract jobs citing SCCM 237 271 835
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.92% 1.49% 2.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.25% 9.08% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 190 575
10th Percentile £185 £165 £160
25th Percentile £255 £263 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £368 £388
Median % change year-on-year +8.84% -5.16% +10.71%
75th Percentile £488 £488 £475
90th Percentile £575 £564 £538
England median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 46
10th Percentile £15.04 " £12.88
25th Percentile £15.97 £12.42 £17.66
Median hourly rate £22.75 £19.00 £20.57
Median % change year-on-year +19.74% -7.64% -4.31%
75th Percentile £27.88 £25.00 £25.85
90th Percentile £42.50 £27.25 £35.25
England median hourly rate £18.69 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.17% +5.41% +5.71%

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 4,516 2,985 6,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.55% 16.41% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,299 2,203 4,612
10th Percentile £405 £363 £363
25th Percentile £469 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
75th Percentile £638 £619 £625
90th Percentile £713 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 81
10th Percentile £15.03 £12.42 £13.00
25th Percentile £16.23 £13.20 £19.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% -11.63% -13.86%
75th Percentile £59.41 £27.13 £41.25
90th Percentile £65.00 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.61 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +21.05% +5.41% -0.56%

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 15 June 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 15 June 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 15 June 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 -33 42 £450 +63.64% 11
West London -2 5 £177 -44.84% 2
East London -1 4 £300 +7.14% 12
South London +27 2 £400 +37.93% 2
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 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.

1 184 (77.64%) Windows
2 146 (61.60%) Active Directory
3 127 (53.59%) Microsoft
4 115 (48.52%) Microsoft 365
5 88 (37.13%) Azure
6 87 (36.71%) Windows 10
7 76 (32.07%) VMware
8 69 (29.11%) PowerShell
9 60 (25.32%) Microsoft Intune
10 53 (22.36%) Finance
11 52 (21.94%) Windows Server
12 51 (21.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 49 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 44 (18.57%) ITIL
15 41 (17.30%) Azure Active Directory
15 41 (17.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 40 (16.88%) Citrix
16 40 (16.88%) Windows Server 2016
17 39 (16.46%) Social Skills
18 35 (14.77%) Microsoft Office
19 32 (13.50%) Hyper-V
20 31 (13.08%) SCOM
20 31 (13.08%) DNS
21 28 (11.81%) Migration
21 28 (11.81%) Windows Server 2019
22 26 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
22 26 (10.97%) Cisco
23 25 (10.55%) Windows 7
24 24 (10.13%) SharePoint
25 23 (9.70%) Firewall

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 24 (10.13%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.49%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.69%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (14.77%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Eikon
1 1 (0.42%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
1 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 115 (48.52%) Microsoft 365
2 88 (37.13%) Azure
3 41 (17.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (7.17%) AWS
4 17 (7.17%) Mimecast
5 13 (5.49%) SaaS
6 12 (5.06%) PaaS
7 11 (4.64%) OneDrive
8 9 (3.80%) IaaS
9 5 (2.11%) Power Platform
10 4 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.84%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.84%) AWS CodeCommit
11 2 (0.84%) AWS CodePipeline
11 2 (0.84%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (0.84%) GCP
11 2 (0.84%) GitHub
11 2 (0.84%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.42%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.08%) DNS
2 23 (9.70%) Firewall
3 17 (7.17%) LAN
4 15 (6.33%) DHCP
4 15 (6.33%) WAN
5 11 (4.64%) VPN
6 10 (4.22%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.22%) Wireless
7 8 (3.38%) VSAN
8 7 (2.95%) Skype
8 7 (2.95%) VoIP
9 6 (2.53%) NetScaler
9 6 (2.53%) Network Security
10 5 (2.11%) SAN
10 5 (2.11%) Unified Communications
11 4 (1.69%) MPLS
12 2 (0.84%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.84%) Internet
12 2 (0.84%) IPv4
12 2 (0.84%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.95%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (1.69%) Power BI
5 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.84%) MySQL
6 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.42%) DTS
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.38%) MSI
2 5 (2.11%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.27%) GitLab
4 3 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.27%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.84%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.42%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.42%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.42%) Gradle
6 1 (0.42%) Hudson
6 1 (0.42%) Inno Setup
6 1 (0.42%) Maven
6 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (22.36%) Finance
2 39 (16.46%) Social Skills
3 16 (6.75%) Public Sector
4 13 (5.49%) Law
5 10 (4.22%) Banking
5 10 (4.22%) Legal
6 9 (3.80%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.80%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.38%) Electronics
7 8 (3.38%) Marketing
8 5 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.11%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.69%) Back Office
9 4 (1.69%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (1.69%) Retail
10 3 (1.27%) Digital Economy
10 3 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.27%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.84%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (17.30%) Analyst
2 33 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (10.55%) Consultant
4 21 (8.86%) Architect
4 21 (8.86%) Desktop Support
4 21 (8.86%) SCCM Engineer
5 17 (7.17%) Support Engineer
6 15 (6.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 14 (5.91%) Windows Engineer
8 13 (5.49%) SCCM Consultant
9 11 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (4.64%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (4.64%) SCCM Specialist
10 10 (4.22%) Administrator
10 10 (4.22%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.80%) Microsoft Consultant
12 8 (3.38%) Azure Engineer
12 8 (3.38%) Desktop Analyst
12 8 (3.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 8 (3.38%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.69%) SAML
2 3 (1.27%) OAuth
3 2 (0.84%) .NET
3 2 (0.84%) .NET Core
3 2 (0.84%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.84%) Django
3 2 (0.84%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (0.84%) Express
3 2 (0.84%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (0.84%) Middleware
3 2 (0.84%) Node.js
3 2 (0.84%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (0.84%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.42%) LAMP
4 1 (0.42%) Velocity
4 1 (0.42%) Web Services
4 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (2.95%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (2.53%) Smartphone
4 5 (2.11%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.69%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.27%) BYOD
6 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.27%) NHS
6 3 (1.27%) PKI
6 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.84%) EPoS
7 2 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.84%) User Experience
7 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.42%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.42%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 184 (77.64%) Windows
2 87 (36.71%) Windows 10
3 52 (21.94%) Windows Server
4 41 (17.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (16.88%) Windows Server 2016
6 28 (11.81%) Windows Server 2019
7 25 (10.55%) Windows 7
8 13 (5.49%) Linux
9 10 (4.22%) Apple iOS
10 9 (3.80%) Mac OS
11 7 (2.95%) Android
12 6 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.69%) Unix
15 3 (1.27%) VMS
16 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 44 (18.57%) ITIL
3 28 (11.81%) Migration
4 26 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (7.17%) Project Management
6 16 (6.75%) Application Packaging
7 15 (6.33%) Change Management
8 13 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (5.49%) Project Delivery
9 12 (5.06%) Configuration Management
9 12 (5.06%) Storage Management
10 11 (4.64%) ITSM
10 11 (4.64%) Mobile Device Management
11 10 (4.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (3.80%) High Availability
12 9 (3.80%) Patch Management
13 8 (3.38%) DevOps
13 8 (3.38%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (3.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (29.11%) PowerShell
2 18 (7.59%) SQL
3 8 (3.38%) C
4 7 (2.95%) Python
5 4 (1.69%) PHP
5 4 (1.69%) VB
6 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.27%) Perl
7 2 (0.84%) C#
7 2 (0.84%) C++
7 2 (0.84%) Java
7 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.84%) Ruby
7 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.84%) VBA
8 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (6.75%) Degree
2 15 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.91%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.64%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.53%) MCSE
6 5 (2.11%) MCSA
7 4 (1.69%) CCNA
7 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.69%) CISSP
7 4 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.84%) CISM
9 2 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.84%) VCAP
10 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.42%) CCA
10 1 (0.42%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.91%) SLA
2 6 (2.53%) GDPR
2 6 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.27%) COBIT
3 3 (1.27%) NIST
4 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.42%) PMO
5 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 146 (61.60%) Active Directory
2 49 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (13.50%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.75%) vSphere
5 13 (5.49%) XenApp
6 12 (5.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (4.22%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.80%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.95%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (2.53%) Docker
10 6 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.69%) BitLocker
11 4 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (1.27%) vCloud
12 3 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.27%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.84%) NFS
14 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 60 (25.32%) Microsoft Intune
2 31 (13.08%) SCOM
3 12 (5.06%) vCenter Server
4 10 (4.22%) Puppet
5 9 (3.80%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 9 (3.80%) Terraform
6 8 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.95%) AirWatch
7 7 (2.95%) SCSM
8 6 (2.53%) Ansible
9 5 (2.11%) Kubernetes
9 5 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.69%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (1.69%) WSUS
11 3 (1.27%) Nexpose
11 3 (1.27%) PaperCut
11 3 (1.27%) PowerCLI
11 3 (1.27%) vRealize
11 3 (1.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 127 (53.59%) Microsoft
2 76 (32.07%) VMware
3 40 (16.88%) Citrix
4 26 (10.97%) Cisco
5 18 (7.59%) HP
6 17 (7.17%) SolarWinds
7 14 (5.91%) ServiceNow
8 13 (5.49%) Ivanti
9 11 (4.64%) Apple
10 10 (4.22%) Dell
11 9 (3.80%) SAP
12 7 (2.95%) Bloomberg
12 7 (2.95%) EMC
13 5 (2.11%) Adobe
13 5 (2.11%) McAfee
13 5 (2.11%) Remedy
14 4 (1.69%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.69%) Splunk
14 4 (1.69%) Zscaler
15 3 (1.27%) Okta