Period
to 7 December 2019

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 December 2019 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 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 163 198
Rank change year-on-year +19 +35 +18
Contract jobs citing SCCM 650 815 653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.90% 1.74% 1.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.61% 11.09% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 551 445
London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -9.68%
10th Percentile £153 £155 £157
90th Percentile £500 £538 £538
England median daily rate £350 £353 £325
% change year-on-year -0.71% +8.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 48 24
London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% +28.97% -13.43%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £26.75 £25.63 £22.54
England median hourly rate £16.66 £17.50 £14.76
% change year-on-year -4.81% +18.54% -15.64%

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 5,155 7,348 5,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.07% 15.70% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,745 5,472 4,402
London median daily rate £550 £538 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +4.88% +7.89%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 81 59
London median hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.21% -25.49% +41.67%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.31 £11.96
90th Percentile £48.51 £45.87 £165.00
England median hourly rate £18.13 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94% -17.99%

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019. 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 +20 185 £400 +5.26% 23
West London -14 23 £225 -5.06% 19
South London +38 15 £155 -48.33% 3
East London +24 14 £270 +42.11% 7
North London -2 2 £171 -55.81% 1
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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.

1 547 (84.15%) Windows
2 362 (55.69%) Active Directory
3 352 (54.15%) Windows 10
4 315 (48.46%) Microsoft
5 293 (45.08%) Office 365
6 184 (28.31%) Windows 7
7 152 (23.38%) PowerShell
8 141 (21.69%) Windows Server
9 136 (20.92%) Azure
10 134 (20.62%) Migration
11 128 (19.69%) VMware
12 125 (19.23%) Finance
13 122 (18.77%) Citrix
14 111 (17.08%) Microsoft Office
15 99 (15.23%) ITIL
16 86 (13.23%) Microsoft Intune
17 85 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
18 80 (12.31%) Application Packaging
19 77 (11.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 73 (11.23%) SQL
21 68 (10.46%) Windows Server 2012
22 67 (10.31%) DNS
23 65 (10.00%) MS Exchange
24 63 (9.69%) Microsoft App-V
25 61 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
26 59 (9.08%) SQL Server
27 54 (8.31%) DHCP
27 54 (8.31%) Azure Active Directory
28 52 (8.00%) Skype for Business
29 51 (7.85%) SharePoint

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 65 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 52 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 51 (7.85%) SharePoint
4 22 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (2.62%) IIS
6 11 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.31%) Site Server
9 1 (0.15%) Apache
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.15%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.15%) JBoss
9 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 111 (17.08%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 293 (45.08%) Office 365
2 136 (20.92%) Azure
3 54 (8.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 36 (5.54%) AWS
5 17 (2.62%) OneDrive
6 16 (2.46%) Mimecast
7 13 (2.00%) PaaS
8 12 (1.85%) SaaS
9 8 (1.23%) IaaS
10 5 (0.77%) GCP
11 4 (0.62%) G Suite
12 3 (0.46%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.31%) Yammer
14 1 (0.15%) Azure Stack
14 1 (0.15%) Datadog
14 1 (0.15%) PowerApps
14 1 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 67 (10.31%) DNS
2 54 (8.31%) DHCP
3 48 (7.38%) Skype
4 41 (6.31%) Firewall
5 37 (5.69%) SAN
6 32 (4.92%) LAN
7 28 (4.31%) TCP/IP
8 27 (4.15%) VPN
9 23 (3.54%) Wireless
10 21 (3.23%) WAN
11 20 (3.08%) VoIP
12 16 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (1.85%) NetScaler
15 10 (1.54%) Internet
16 9 (1.38%) MPLS
16 9 (1.38%) PBX
17 7 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
17 7 (1.08%) IP Telephony
17 7 (1.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.08%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.08%) Big Data
4 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (0.92%) MySQL
6 5 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (0.77%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.46%) Power BI
7 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.46%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (0.15%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (5.69%) MSI
2 25 (3.85%) InstallShield
3 9 (1.38%) WinDbg
4 7 (1.08%) AdminStudio
5 5 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.77%) Visual Studio Code
6 3 (0.46%) JIRA
7 1 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 125 (19.23%) Finance
2 44 (6.77%) Public Sector
3 37 (5.69%) Banking
4 23 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.23%) Retail
6 16 (2.46%) Law
6 16 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.31%) Marketing
8 14 (2.15%) Electronics
9 8 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.46%) German Language
11 3 (0.46%) Legal
11 3 (0.46%) Publishing
12 2 (0.31%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
13 1 (0.15%) International Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (16.46%) Windows Engineer
2 87 (13.38%) Analyst
3 85 (13.08%) Support Engineer
4 76 (11.69%) Desktop Support
5 65 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 53 (8.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 47 (7.23%) SCCM Engineer
8 44 (6.77%) Consultant
9 41 (6.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 39 (6.00%) Architect
10 39 (6.00%) Support Analyst
11 38 (5.85%) 2nd Line Support
12 37 (5.69%) Service Analyst
13 34 (5.23%) Applications Packager
14 33 (5.08%) Deployment Engineer
15 32 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
16 31 (4.77%) IT Engineer
16 31 (4.77%) IT Support
17 25 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
17 25 (3.85%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.23%) Software Packaging
2 5 (0.77%) .NET
2 5 (0.77%) React
3 4 (0.62%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.62%) HTML
3 4 (0.62%) SAML
4 3 (0.46%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (0.31%) Java RMI
5 2 (0.31%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.15%) COM
6 1 (0.15%) CSS
6 1 (0.15%) LAMP
6 1 (0.15%) Middleware
6 1 (0.15%) OAuth
6 1 (0.15%) REST
6 1 (0.15%) RESTful
6 1 (0.15%) Web Services
6 1 (0.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.62%) Blackberry
2 26 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.54%) Replication
4 20 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
5 16 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.31%) NHS
7 14 (2.15%) iPhone
8 13 (2.00%) Clustering
9 12 (1.85%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.54%) PKI
10 10 (1.54%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.23%) User Experience
13 7 (1.08%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.08%) iPad
14 5 (0.77%) BYOD
14 5 (0.77%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.77%) CMDB
14 5 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 547 (84.15%) Windows
2 352 (54.15%) Windows 10
3 184 (28.31%) Windows 7
4 141 (21.69%) Windows Server
5 68 (10.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (4.15%) Android
8 24 (3.69%) Linux
9 23 (3.54%) Windows 8
10 19 (2.92%) Mac OS X
11 15 (2.31%) Mac OS
12 12 (1.85%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (1.23%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.62%) Unix
16 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
18 1 (0.15%) VMS
18 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (20.62%) Migration
2 99 (15.23%) ITIL
3 80 (12.31%) Application Packaging
4 77 (11.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 61 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
6 41 (6.31%) Root Cause Analysis
7 25 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
8 23 (3.54%) ITSM
8 23 (3.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 22 (3.38%) Service Management
10 19 (2.92%) Configuration Management
11 17 (2.62%) Asset Management
11 17 (2.62%) Software Deployment
12 16 (2.46%) Project Delivery
13 14 (2.15%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (2.15%) Digital Marketing
13 14 (2.15%) Programme Management
13 14 (2.15%) Project Management
13 14 (2.15%) Service Design
14 13 (2.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (23.38%) PowerShell
2 73 (11.23%) SQL
3 28 (4.31%) VBScript
4 25 (3.85%) VB
5 9 (1.38%) VBA
6 8 (1.23%) C
7 7 (1.08%) Java
8 5 (0.77%) C#
9 3 (0.46%) C++
10 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.15%) Perl
10 1 (0.15%) Python
10 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (6.00%) MCSE
3 26 (4.00%) Degree
4 16 (2.46%) MCSA
5 13 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (1.54%) MCITP
6 10 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (1.38%) CCA
7 9 (1.38%) MCP
7 9 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.77%) CCNA
9 5 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.62%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.46%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.38%) SLA
2 5 (0.77%) QA
3 4 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.31%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.15%) GDPR
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 362 (55.69%) Active Directory
2 85 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (9.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 50 (7.69%) XenApp
5 47 (7.23%) XenDesktop
6 31 (4.77%) Hyper-V
7 26 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 25 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (2.31%) vSphere
10 9 (1.38%) BitLocker
11 7 (1.08%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (0.62%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.62%) Xen
13 3 (0.46%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 86 (13.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 39 (6.00%) SCOM
3 32 (4.92%) WSUS
4 22 (3.38%) AirWatch
5 17 (2.62%) Jamf Pro
5 17 (2.62%) Single Sign-On
6 12 (1.85%) Ansible
7 11 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.08%) Perfmon
8 7 (1.08%) Terraform
9 6 (0.92%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.92%) ThinApp
10 5 (0.77%) BladeLogic
10 5 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (0.77%) Istio
10 5 (0.77%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.77%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.77%) Puppet
11 4 (0.62%) XenMobile
11 4 (0.62%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 315 (48.46%) Microsoft
2 128 (19.69%) VMware
3 122 (18.77%) Citrix
4 46 (7.08%) Cisco
5 45 (6.92%) HP
5 45 (6.92%) Ivanti
6 35 (5.38%) Apple
7 23 (3.54%) Dell
8 16 (2.46%) NetApp
9 15 (2.31%) EMC
9 15 (2.31%) SAP
10 14 (2.15%) ServiceNow
11 13 (2.00%) Meraki
12 12 (1.85%) McAfee
13 10 (1.54%) Adobe
13 10 (1.54%) Bloomberg
13 10 (1.54%) Google
14 9 (1.38%) Symantec
15 8 (1.23%) Avaya
15 8 (1.23%) Palo Alto