Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 198 208
Rank change year-on-year +42 +10 +21
Contract jobs citing SCCM 833 585 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.82% 1.32% 1.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.34% 10.91% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 393 353
London median daily rate £363 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -12.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £157 £161 £181
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 14 37
London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.33% +18.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £15.45
90th Percentile £25.00 £24.91 £28.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.64% -18.06% +6.98%

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 6,751 5,361 5,377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.73% 12.09% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,009 3,881 3,695
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £309
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 48 50
London median hourly rate £20.50 £27.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.07% +38.46% +11.43%
10th Percentile £13.40 £12.85 £14.45
90th Percentile £45.71 £165.00 £30.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% -22.22% +11.47%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018. 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 +12 187 £400 +10.34% 18
West London +30 70 £224 -40.27% 11
South London -11 30 £350 -9.68% 4
East London +1 22 £175 +25.00% 5
North London -2 11 - - 1
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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.

1 694 (83.31%) Windows
2 458 (54.98%) Active Directory
3 405 (48.62%) Windows 10
4 396 (47.54%) Microsoft
5 296 (35.53%) Office 365
6 247 (29.65%) Windows 7
7 240 (28.81%) VMware
8 216 (25.93%) PowerShell
9 207 (24.85%) Windows Server
10 187 (22.45%) Citrix
11 152 (18.25%) Finance
12 141 (16.93%) Microsoft App-V
13 139 (16.69%) Microsoft Office
13 139 (16.69%) VMware Infrastructure
14 128 (15.37%) ITIL
14 128 (15.37%) Migration
15 125 (15.01%) Microsoft Azure
16 121 (14.53%) MS Exchange
17 106 (12.73%) SCOM
18 101 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
19 93 (11.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 92 (11.04%) Ivanti
21 89 (10.68%) Windows Server 2012
22 88 (10.56%) SQL
23 81 (9.72%) Hyper-V
24 80 (9.60%) Application Packaging
24 80 (9.60%) HP
25 78 (9.36%) XenApp
26 74 (8.88%) DNS
27 73 (8.76%) 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
1 121 (14.53%) MS Exchange
2 73 (8.76%) Skype for Business
3 66 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 43 (5.16%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (0.96%) Confluence
6 8 (0.96%) IIS
7 5 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.12%) CMS
Applications
1 139 (16.69%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 296 (35.53%) Office 365
2 125 (15.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (6.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 47 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (3.12%) IaaS
6 17 (2.04%) PaaS
7 13 (1.56%) OneDrive
8 9 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.08%) Mimecast
8 9 (1.08%) SaaS
9 6 (0.72%) GitHub
10 3 (0.36%) G Suite
11 2 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.12%) Slack
12 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.12%) Yammer
12 1 (0.12%) Zenedge
Communications & Networking
1 74 (8.88%) DNS
2 72 (8.64%) Skype
3 61 (7.32%) DHCP
4 60 (7.20%) LAN
5 57 (6.84%) WAN
6 49 (5.88%) VPN
7 44 (5.28%) Firewall
8 39 (4.68%) Internet
9 36 (4.32%) TCP/IP
10 29 (3.48%) SAN
11 21 (2.52%) FCoE
11 21 (2.52%) Remote Desktop
11 21 (2.52%) VoIP
12 20 (2.40%) Wireless
13 13 (1.56%) NetScaler
14 12 (1.44%) VLAN
15 9 (1.08%) NAS
15 9 (1.08%) Unified Communications
15 9 (1.08%) WebEx
16 8 (0.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (0.84%) Blockchain
7 4 (0.48%) Power BI
7 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.24%) Redis
9 1 (0.12%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (6.72%) MSI
2 26 (3.12%) JIRA
3 25 (3.00%) InstallShield
4 20 (2.40%) AdminStudio
5 12 (1.44%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.44%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.96%) WinDbg
7 4 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.36%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.24%) AutoIt
10 1 (0.12%) Chocolatey
10 1 (0.12%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.12%) Hudson
10 1 (0.12%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 152 (18.25%) Finance
2 46 (5.52%) Banking
3 18 (2.16%) Law
4 17 (2.04%) Retail
5 14 (1.68%) Publishing
6 13 (1.56%) Legal
7 5 (0.60%) Advertising
7 5 (0.60%) Billing
7 5 (0.60%) French Language
7 5 (0.60%) Front Office
8 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.48%) Local Government
9 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.36%) Games
10 2 (0.24%) Marketing
11 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
11 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 143 (17.17%) Desktop Support
2 122 (14.65%) Analyst
3 86 (10.32%) Support Engineer
4 79 (9.48%) Windows Engineer
5 77 (9.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 71 (8.52%) Architect
7 66 (7.92%) Desktop Engineer
8 64 (7.68%) SCCM Engineer
9 60 (7.20%) 2nd Line Support
10 56 (6.72%) Consultant
11 55 (6.60%) Support Analyst
12 38 (4.56%) Applications Packager
12 38 (4.56%) Service Analyst
13 36 (4.32%) Server Engineer
14 33 (3.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 31 (3.72%) Service Desk Analyst
16 30 (3.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 30 (3.60%) Administrator
17 29 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 27 (3.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.64%) Web Services
2 20 (2.40%) Software Packaging
3 7 (0.84%) JSON
4 5 (0.60%) REST
4 5 (0.60%) SAML
4 5 (0.60%) SOAP
5 4 (0.48%) XMPP
6 3 (0.36%) JDBC
6 3 (0.36%) LDAP
6 3 (0.36%) ODBC
6 3 (0.36%) OpenID
7 2 (0.24%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.24%) WAP
8 1 (0.12%) .NET
8 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.12%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.12%) HTML
8 1 (0.12%) Java EE
8 1 (0.12%) Swagger
8 1 (0.12%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.56%) Data Centre
2 38 (4.56%) Clustering
3 34 (4.08%) Smartphone
4 25 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.00%) User Experience
5 21 (2.52%) CLARiiON
5 21 (2.52%) iPad
6 19 (2.28%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.16%) Fat Client
7 18 (2.16%) iPhone
7 18 (2.16%) Thin Client
8 16 (1.92%) Blackberry
9 15 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (0.96%) BYOD
11 7 (0.84%) CMDB
11 7 (0.84%) Replication
11 7 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.72%) Device Driver
12 6 (0.72%) PKI
12 6 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 694 (83.31%) Windows
2 405 (48.62%) Windows 10
3 247 (29.65%) Windows 7
4 207 (24.85%) Windows Server
5 101 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 89 (10.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (7.20%) Linux
8 45 (5.40%) Apple iOS
9 44 (5.28%) Mac OS X
10 42 (5.04%) Android
11 33 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (3.72%) Mac OS
13 29 (3.48%) Windows 8
14 11 (1.32%) Windows XP
15 10 (1.20%) Unix
16 6 (0.72%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.12%) CentOS
18 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (15.37%) ITIL
1 128 (15.37%) Migration
2 93 (11.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 80 (9.60%) Application Packaging
4 51 (6.12%) Patch Management
5 44 (5.28%) Problem-Solving
6 40 (4.80%) Change Management
7 39 (4.68%) ITSM
8 36 (4.32%) Problem Management
9 35 (4.20%) Server Management
10 33 (3.96%) Virtual Environments
11 31 (3.72%) Project Management
12 30 (3.60%) Network Load Balancing
13 29 (3.48%) Mobile Device Management
13 29 (3.48%) Service Delivery
14 28 (3.36%) Service Management
15 27 (3.24%) Application Virtualisation
16 26 (3.12%) Asset Management
17 23 (2.76%) Runbook
18 22 (2.64%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 216 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 88 (10.56%) SQL
3 43 (5.16%) VBScript
4 19 (2.28%) VB
5 9 (1.08%) JavaScript
6 7 (0.84%) AppleScript
6 7 (0.84%) Java
6 7 (0.84%) VBA
7 6 (0.72%) C
8 4 (0.48%) Python
8 4 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.24%) Ruby
10 1 (0.12%) C#
10 1 (0.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 43 (5.16%) MCSE
4 42 (5.04%) SC Cleared
5 21 (2.52%) MCSA
5 21 (2.52%) Novell Certification
6 16 (1.92%) Degree
7 15 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (1.56%) MCP
9 12 (1.44%) CCNA
9 12 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.32%) DBS Check
11 9 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.96%) MCDST
13 7 (0.84%) MCTS
14 6 (0.72%) A+ Certification
15 5 (0.60%) CCNP
15 5 (0.60%) DV Cleared
16 4 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.96%) SLA
2 5 (0.60%) PMO
3 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) COBIT
4 1 (0.12%) GCP
4 1 (0.12%) GDPR
4 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 458 (54.98%) Active Directory
2 141 (16.93%) Microsoft App-V
3 139 (16.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 81 (9.72%) Hyper-V
5 78 (9.36%) XenApp
6 67 (8.04%) XenDesktop
7 58 (6.96%) VMware ESXi
8 47 (5.64%) BitLocker
8 47 (5.64%) vSphere
9 17 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
10 13 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
11 11 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.96%) IAG
12 8 (0.96%) UAG
12 8 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.96%) XenServer
13 7 (0.84%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.60%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.36%) Xen
16 2 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 106 (12.73%) SCOM
2 71 (8.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 45 (5.40%) WSUS
4 37 (4.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 33 (3.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 23 (2.76%) SCOrch
7 16 (1.92%) NetBackup
8 15 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
9 14 (1.68%) AirWatch
10 10 (1.20%) Puppet
10 10 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (1.20%) Terraform
10 10 (1.20%) XenMobile
11 9 (1.08%) Perfmon
11 9 (1.08%) WMI
12 8 (0.96%) SCVMM
13 7 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
14 6 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
14 6 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
15 5 (0.60%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 396 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 240 (28.81%) VMware
3 187 (22.45%) Citrix
4 92 (11.04%) Ivanti
5 80 (9.60%) HP
6 65 (7.80%) Cisco
7 57 (6.84%) Apple
8 42 (5.04%) ServiceNow
9 32 (3.84%) EMC
10 28 (3.36%) Dell
10 28 (3.36%) NetApp
11 25 (3.00%) Adobe
11 25 (3.00%) McAfee
12 21 (2.52%) Wyse
13 19 (2.28%) Trend Micro
14 18 (2.16%) SolarWinds
14 18 (2.16%) Symantec
15 17 (2.04%) Remedy
16 15 (1.80%) CommVault
17 12 (1.44%) Veeam