Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 197 203
Rank change year-on-year +41 +6 +30
Contract jobs citing SCCM 815 642 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.79% 1.38% 1.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.45% 11.00% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 428 353
London median daily rate £375 £340 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -10.07% +11.85%
10th Percentile £150 £155 £178
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
England median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 24 36
London median hourly rate £18.70 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.52% -22.86% +12.90%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.81 £14.45
90th Percentile £25.88 £20.87 £28.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +20.69% -18.31% +14.52%

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 7,120 5,837 5,565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.60% 12.54% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,298 4,293 3,755
London median daily rate £528 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.58% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £342 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 58 59
London median hourly rate £19.50 £25.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.27% +28.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.94 £14.36
90th Percentile £40.02 £165.00 £36.57
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -24.44% +12.50%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +39 219 £375 +7.14% 28
West London +46 70 £224 -31.08% 22
East London -4 25 £175 +25.00% 2
South London +5 23 £320 -1.54% 3
North London +2 16 - - 2
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 676 (82.94%) Windows
2 436 (53.50%) Active Directory
3 391 (47.98%) Microsoft
4 373 (45.77%) Windows 10
5 294 (36.07%) Office 365
6 244 (29.94%) VMware
7 241 (29.57%) Windows 7
8 227 (27.85%) PowerShell
9 203 (24.91%) Windows Server
10 180 (22.09%) Citrix
11 148 (18.16%) Microsoft Azure
12 146 (17.91%) Finance
13 142 (17.42%) Migration
13 142 (17.42%) Microsoft Office
14 137 (16.81%) ITIL
15 136 (16.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 128 (15.71%) Microsoft App-V
17 119 (14.60%) MS Exchange
18 99 (12.15%) SCOM
19 95 (11.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 94 (11.53%) SQL
21 89 (10.92%) HP
22 85 (10.43%) Cisco
23 84 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
24 82 (10.06%) Microsoft Intune
24 82 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
25 80 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
26 78 (9.57%) Ivanti
26 78 (9.57%) Skype
27 72 (8.83%) XenApp

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
1 119 (14.60%) MS Exchange
2 63 (7.73%) Skype for Business
3 53 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 49 (6.01%) SharePoint
5 22 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (0.98%) Confluence
7 7 (0.86%) IIS
8 6 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.37%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.25%) Site Server
12 1 (0.12%) CMS
12 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 142 (17.42%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.37%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.12%) Eikon
4 1 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 294 (36.07%) Office 365
2 148 (18.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (5.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 44 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (3.93%) IaaS
6 19 (2.33%) PaaS
7 15 (1.84%) OneDrive
8 10 (1.23%) Mimecast
9 9 (1.10%) SaaS
10 7 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.74%) GitHub
12 3 (0.37%) G Suite
13 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.12%) Slack
14 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.12%) Yammer
14 1 (0.12%) Zenedge
Communications & Networking
1 78 (9.57%) Skype
2 71 (8.71%) DNS
3 60 (7.36%) LAN
4 59 (7.24%) DHCP
5 56 (6.87%) VPN
6 55 (6.75%) Internet
7 53 (6.50%) WAN
8 47 (5.77%) Firewall
9 38 (4.66%) TCP/IP
10 30 (3.68%) Wireless
11 27 (3.31%) SAN
12 25 (3.07%) VoIP
13 22 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
14 15 (1.84%) FCoE
15 13 (1.60%) VLAN
16 12 (1.47%) Unified Communications
17 10 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
17 10 (1.23%) WebEx
18 9 (1.10%) NetScaler
18 9 (1.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.37%) Power BI
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.25%) Redis
9 2 (0.25%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.12%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.12%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (6.38%) MSI
2 21 (2.58%) AdminStudio
3 15 (1.84%) InstallShield
4 14 (1.72%) JIRA
5 12 (1.47%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.47%) WinDbg
6 10 (1.23%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.61%) Zephyr
8 3 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.25%) AutoIt
9 2 (0.25%) Hudson
10 1 (0.12%) Chocolatey
10 1 (0.12%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.12%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 146 (17.91%) Finance
2 46 (5.64%) Banking
3 18 (2.21%) Law
3 18 (2.21%) Retail
4 12 (1.47%) Billing
4 12 (1.47%) Publishing
5 11 (1.35%) Legal
6 7 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.61%) Advertising
7 5 (0.61%) Local Government
8 3 (0.37%) French Language
8 3 (0.37%) Front Office
9 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.25%) Marketing
9 2 (0.25%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.12%) Military
10 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 145 (17.79%) Desktop Support
2 105 (12.88%) Analyst
3 104 (12.76%) Support Engineer
4 78 (9.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 78 (9.57%) SCCM Engineer
5 77 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 77 (9.45%) Windows Engineer
6 61 (7.48%) Consultant
7 54 (6.63%) 2nd Line Support
8 53 (6.50%) Architect
9 47 (5.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 44 (5.40%) Support Analyst
11 39 (4.79%) Applications Packager
12 32 (3.93%) IT Support
13 30 (3.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 30 (3.68%) Service Analyst
14 27 (3.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 27 (3.31%) SCCM Consultant
15 26 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 26 (3.19%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.33%) Web Services
2 16 (1.96%) Software Packaging
3 11 (1.35%) JSON
4 6 (0.74%) SAML
5 4 (0.49%) JDBC
5 4 (0.49%) ODBC
5 4 (0.49%) OpenID
5 4 (0.49%) REST
5 4 (0.49%) SOAP
6 3 (0.37%) LDAP
6 3 (0.37%) XMPP
7 1 (0.12%) .NET
7 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.12%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.12%) HTML
7 1 (0.12%) Java EE
7 1 (0.12%) OCX
7 1 (0.12%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.12%) Sensu
7 1 (0.12%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.26%) Data Centre
2 36 (4.42%) Clustering
3 33 (4.05%) Smartphone
4 22 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (2.58%) iPad
6 19 (2.33%) User Experience
7 17 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.84%) CLARiiON
9 14 (1.72%) Fat Client
9 14 (1.72%) Thin Client
10 13 (1.60%) Blackberry
11 12 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (1.23%) iPhone
13 7 (0.86%) BYOD
13 7 (0.86%) PKI
14 5 (0.61%) CMDB
14 5 (0.61%) EPoS
14 5 (0.61%) Handset
14 5 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 676 (82.94%) Windows
2 373 (45.77%) Windows 10
3 241 (29.57%) Windows 7
4 203 (24.91%) Windows Server
5 84 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (6.63%) Linux
8 39 (4.79%) Apple iOS
9 36 (4.42%) Android
10 33 (4.05%) Mac OS X
11 28 (3.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 27 (3.31%) Mac OS
13 21 (2.58%) Windows 8
14 12 (1.47%) Unix
15 9 (1.10%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.25%) CentOS
18 1 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
18 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (17.42%) Migration
2 137 (16.81%) ITIL
3 95 (11.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 68 (8.34%) Application Packaging
5 42 (5.15%) Patch Management
6 41 (5.03%) Mobile Device Management
6 41 (5.03%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (4.91%) Change Management
8 39 (4.79%) Project Management
9 35 (4.29%) ITSM
10 33 (4.05%) Service Delivery
11 29 (3.56%) Asset Management
12 28 (3.44%) Virtual Environments
13 27 (3.31%) Application Virtualisation
14 25 (3.07%) Server Management
15 24 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
16 22 (2.70%) Problem Management
16 22 (2.70%) Service Management
17 19 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 227 (27.85%) PowerShell
2 94 (11.53%) SQL
3 44 (5.40%) VBScript
4 16 (1.96%) VBA
5 12 (1.47%) VB
6 6 (0.74%) AppleScript
6 6 (0.74%) C
6 6 (0.74%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.49%) Java
7 4 (0.49%) Python
8 2 (0.25%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.25%) C#
8 2 (0.25%) Ruby
9 1 (0.12%) PHP
9 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 80 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (6.01%) Security Cleared
3 47 (5.77%) MCSE
4 37 (4.54%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.70%) MCSA
6 18 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (2.09%) CCNA
7 17 (2.09%) MCP
8 16 (1.96%) Novell Certification
9 13 (1.60%) Degree
10 11 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (1.23%) DBS Check
11 10 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.98%) MCDST
14 7 (0.86%) MCTS
15 5 (0.61%) DV Cleared
16 4 (0.49%) A+ Certification
16 4 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 3 (0.37%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.70%) SLA
2 11 (1.35%) PMO
3 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.12%) GDPR
6 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 436 (53.50%) Active Directory
2 136 (16.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (15.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 72 (8.83%) XenApp
5 70 (8.59%) Hyper-V
6 66 (8.10%) XenDesktop
7 49 (6.01%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (5.89%) vSphere
9 47 (5.77%) BitLocker
10 15 (1.84%) Virtual Desktop
10 15 (1.84%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.98%) IAG
12 8 (0.98%) UAG
13 7 (0.86%) DFS Replication
13 7 (0.86%) XenServer
14 5 (0.61%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.25%) Xen
17 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 99 (12.15%) SCOM
2 82 (10.06%) Microsoft Intune
3 43 (5.28%) WSUS
4 33 (4.05%) Microsoft Clustering
5 27 (3.31%) AirWatch
6 26 (3.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 16 (1.96%) NetBackup
8 15 (1.84%) SCOrch
9 13 (1.60%) Perfmon
10 11 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
10 11 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
11 10 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
11 10 (1.23%) Terraform
12 9 (1.10%) Puppet
13 8 (0.98%) SCVMM
13 8 (0.98%) WMI
13 8 (0.98%) XenMobile
14 7 (0.86%) SCSM
15 6 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
16 5 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 391 (47.98%) Microsoft
2 244 (29.94%) VMware
3 180 (22.09%) Citrix
4 89 (10.92%) HP
5 85 (10.43%) Cisco
6 78 (9.57%) Ivanti
7 53 (6.50%) Apple
8 38 (4.66%) ServiceNow
9 35 (4.29%) Dell
10 30 (3.68%) Adobe
11 28 (3.44%) NetApp
11 28 (3.44%) Symantec
12 27 (3.31%) SolarWinds
13 25 (3.07%) EMC
14 21 (2.58%) McAfee
15 17 (2.09%) Wyse
16 14 (1.72%) Avaya
16 14 (1.72%) iManage
16 14 (1.72%) Remedy
16 14 (1.72%) Sophos