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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 189 191
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 284 282 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.39% 1.30% 1.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.23% 11.70% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 181 177
Median daily rate £350 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £210 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £321 £310
% change year-on-year -6.61% +3.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.84% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £17.75 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.85 £22.03 £27.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year -30.95% +15.06%  

SCCM is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2323 2410 1888
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.36% 11.12% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1682 1717 1288
Median daily rate £520 £480 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £335 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -24.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.99 £15.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SCCM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 47 £325 -14.75% 6
Westminster - 6 £210 -
West End of London - 5 £538 -
Romford - 2 £125 -
Enfield 0 1 £200 -
Twickenham - 1 £363 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £375 -
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 428 (78.10%) Windows
2 297 (54.20%) Active Directory
3 244 (44.53%) Microsoft
4 159 (29.01%) VMware
5 145 (26.46%) Windows Server
6 140 (25.55%) Windows 10
6 140 (25.55%) Citrix
7 137 (25.00%) Office 365
8 124 (22.63%) PowerShell
9 119 (21.72%) ITIL
10 110 (20.07%) SCOM
11 107 (19.53%) Finance
12 105 (19.16%) Windows 7
13 89 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 89 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 84 (15.33%) Migration
15 78 (14.23%) Security Cleared
16 76 (13.87%) SQL Server
17 73 (13.32%) Microsoft Office
18 72 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
19 71 (12.96%) SQL
20 68 (12.41%) Hyper-V
21 66 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
22 65 (11.86%) SC Cleared
22 65 (11.86%) HP
23 63 (11.50%) Cisco
24 60 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
25 59 (10.77%) SAN
26 57 (10.40%) XenApp
27 55 (10.04%) Data Centre

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 53 (9.67%) MS Exchange
2 50 (9.12%) Skype for Business
3 45 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 45 (8.21%) SharePoint
4 32 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (2.92%) IIS
6 14 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.91%) CMS
10 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.36%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.36%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.18%) Apache
12 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 73 (13.32%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.55%) Stata
6 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.36%) Eikon
5 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 137 (25.00%) Office 365
2 66 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.83%) IaaS
5 19 (3.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (2.37%) G Suite
7 11 (2.01%) SaaS
8 8 (1.46%) PaaS
9 6 (1.09%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.73%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.36%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 59 (10.77%) SAN
2 44 (8.03%) VPN
3 39 (7.12%) DNS
4 33 (6.02%) DHCP
5 30 (5.47%) Firewall
6 26 (4.74%) LAN
7 19 (3.47%) Skype
7 19 (3.47%) TCP/IP
8 17 (3.10%) VoIP
9 16 (2.92%) NetScaler
9 16 (2.92%) WAN
10 15 (2.74%) NAS
11 13 (2.37%) Internet
12 11 (2.01%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (2.01%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (1.64%) VSAN
14 8 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (1.46%) iSCSI
14 8 (1.46%) Wireless
15 7 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.46%) Big Data
5 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.91%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (0.73%) EDRMS
7 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.55%) MySQL
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.18%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (4.74%) MSI
2 9 (1.64%) JIRA
3 8 (1.46%) InstallShield
4 4 (0.73%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.55%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 107 (19.53%) Finance
2 45 (8.21%) Banking
3 20 (3.65%) Retail
4 10 (1.82%) Legal
5 9 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.64%) Law
6 6 (1.09%) Advertising
6 6 (1.09%) Games
6 6 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.09%) Publishing
7 5 (0.91%) Marketing
8 4 (0.73%) Billing
8 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.55%) Electronics
9 3 (0.55%) Front Office
9 3 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 89 (16.24%) Architect
2 86 (15.69%) Analyst
3 54 (9.85%) Consultant
4 52 (9.49%) Windows Engineer
5 47 (8.58%) Desktop Support
6 42 (7.66%) SCCM Engineer
7 41 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 39 (7.12%) Administrator
9 38 (6.93%) Support Engineer
10 34 (6.20%) Support Analyst
11 33 (6.02%) Technical Architect
12 27 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
13 25 (4.56%) Systems Administrator
14 24 (4.38%) Infrastructure Architect
14 24 (4.38%) SCCM Consultant
15 23 (4.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 22 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support
17 21 (3.83%) Project Manager
18 19 (3.47%) Service Analyst
19 17 (3.10%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.01%) Software Packaging
2 8 (1.46%) XML
3 6 (1.09%) XMPP
4 5 (0.91%) Regular Expression
5 4 (0.73%) SAML
5 4 (0.73%) WAP
5 4 (0.73%) Web Services
6 3 (0.55%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.36%) HTML
7 2 (0.36%) JSON
7 2 (0.36%) REST
8 1 (0.18%) .NET
8 1 (0.18%) CSS
8 1 (0.18%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.04%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.74%) Clustering
3 25 (4.56%) PKI
4 20 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.28%) Replication
5 18 (3.28%) Smartphone
6 17 (3.10%) Blackberry
7 9 (1.64%) iPhone
8 8 (1.46%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.09%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.09%) iPad
9 6 (1.09%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.91%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.91%) EPoS
10 5 (0.91%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.91%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.73%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.55%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 428 (78.10%) Windows
2 145 (26.46%) Windows Server
3 140 (25.55%) Windows 10
4 105 (19.16%) Windows 7
5 89 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (4.93%) Android
8 23 (4.20%) Linux
9 22 (4.01%) Windows 8
10 21 (3.83%) Apple iOS
11 14 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (1.82%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.64%) Windows Vista
13 9 (1.64%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.09%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.09%) Solaris
15 5 (0.91%) Unix
16 4 (0.73%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (21.72%) ITIL
2 84 (15.33%) Migration
3 37 (6.75%) Service Management
4 25 (4.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (4.20%) Application Packaging
5 23 (4.20%) Asset Management
5 23 (4.20%) Change Management
6 22 (4.01%) ITSM
6 22 (4.01%) Server Building
7 20 (3.65%) High Availability
8 19 (3.47%) Project Management
9 18 (3.28%) DevOps
9 18 (3.28%) TOGAF
10 17 (3.10%) ITIL V3
10 17 (3.10%) Problem Management
11 16 (2.92%) Configuration Management
11 16 (2.92%) PRINCE2
11 16 (2.92%) SIEM
12 15 (2.74%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 124 (22.63%) PowerShell
2 71 (12.96%) SQL
3 16 (2.92%) C
4 15 (2.74%) VBScript
5 11 (2.01%) Python
5 11 (2.01%) Ruby
6 8 (1.46%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.28%) VB
8 6 (1.09%) Java
9 5 (0.91%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.91%) PHP
10 4 (0.73%) Perl
11 3 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.36%) AppleScript
12 2 (0.36%) C#
12 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (14.23%) Security Cleared
2 65 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 60 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (6.57%) MCSE
5 28 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (2.92%) Degree
7 16 (2.92%) DV Cleared
8 13 (2.37%) CCNA
8 13 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (2.19%) MCP
9 12 (2.19%) MCSA
10 11 (2.01%) MCITP
11 8 (1.46%) VCP6
12 7 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (1.09%) MCDST
14 5 (0.91%) CCSP
15 4 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (0.73%) HNC
15 4 (0.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.74%) SLA
2 9 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.73%) QA
5 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) COSO
System Software
1 297 (54.20%) Active Directory
2 89 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (12.41%) Hyper-V
4 57 (10.40%) XenApp
5 48 (8.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 35 (6.39%) vSphere
7 34 (6.20%) XenDesktop
8 26 (4.74%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (3.83%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (2.74%) BitLocker
11 10 (1.82%) DFS Replication
11 10 (1.82%) XenServer
12 9 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.73%) UAG
14 3 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.36%) vCloud
15 2 (0.36%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.18%) NFS
16 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 110 (20.07%) SCOM
2 24 (4.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (3.83%) vCenter Server
3 21 (3.83%) WSUS
4 17 (3.10%) Microsoft Clustering
5 16 (2.92%) SCVMM
6 14 (2.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 13 (2.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (2.37%) SCOrch
8 12 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (2.01%) NetBackup
10 10 (1.82%) AirWatch
11 9 (1.64%) Puppet
12 7 (1.28%) Backup Exec
12 7 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (1.28%) Nagios
12 7 (1.28%) Nessus
13 6 (1.09%) Jamf Pro
14 5 (0.91%) SCSM
14 5 (0.91%) vRealize
Vendors
1 244 (44.53%) Microsoft
2 159 (29.01%) VMware
3 140 (25.55%) Citrix
4 65 (11.86%) HP
5 63 (11.50%) Cisco
6 35 (6.39%) Symantec
7 34 (6.20%) ServiceNow
8 28 (5.11%) Apple
9 17 (3.10%) NetApp
10 14 (2.55%) Altiris
10 14 (2.55%) MobileIron
11 13 (2.37%) AppSense
11 13 (2.37%) Google
12 12 (2.19%) EMC
13 11 (2.01%) Palo Alto
13 11 (2.01%) SolarWinds
14 10 (1.82%) Dell
15 9 (1.64%) Sophos
16 8 (1.46%) Bloomberg
17 7 (1.28%) Rapid7
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