Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 199 128 151
Rank change year-on-year -71 +23 +56
Contract jobs citing SCCM 188 885 857
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.23% 2.21% 1.87%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.42% 14.14% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 646 595
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £184 £163 £150
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £330 £375 £333
% change year-on-year -12.00% +12.78% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 42 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.43% +3.75% +17.65%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.76 £13.31
90th Percentile £35.00 £26.75 £30.00
England median hourly rate £19.50 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% +20.69%

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 2,532 6,261 6,522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.57% 15.64% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,706 4,491 4,828
Median daily rate £534 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.95% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £700 £694 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 82 84
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £23.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.71% -9.48% -5.57%
10th Percentile £13.46 £12.79 £14.80
90th Percentile £45.85 £55.09 £54.89
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +75.00% +3.90% +10.79%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 -29 42 £375 -11.76% 9
East London +39 8 £220 +10.00% 3
West London +39 7 £256 -23.51% 4
South London +20 1 - - 1
North London +17 1 - -
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 152 (80.85%) Windows
2 125 (66.49%) Active Directory
3 106 (56.38%) Microsoft
4 80 (42.55%) Windows 10
5 69 (36.70%) Office 365
6 51 (27.13%) Azure
7 48 (25.53%) VMware
8 47 (25.00%) Citrix
9 37 (19.68%) Windows Server
10 36 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
10 36 (19.15%) PowerShell
11 33 (17.55%) Finance
12 30 (15.96%) Microsoft Intune
13 29 (15.43%) Public Sector
14 28 (14.89%) Windows 7
15 27 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (14.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 25 (13.30%) ITIL
17 24 (12.77%) SCOM
18 23 (12.23%) SharePoint
18 23 (12.23%) DNS
19 22 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (11.70%) Microsoft App-V
19 22 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
20 21 (11.17%) Migration
21 20 (10.64%) Application Packaging
21 20 (10.64%) Azure Active Directory
21 20 (10.64%) Windows Server 2016
22 19 (10.11%) XenApp
22 19 (10.11%) Banking

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 23 (12.23%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.79%) Skype for Business
3 8 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.66%) IIS
5 4 (2.13%) CMS
6 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 69 (36.70%) Office 365
2 51 (27.13%) Azure
3 20 (10.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (5.85%) PaaS
5 10 (5.32%) OneDrive
5 10 (5.32%) SaaS
6 8 (4.26%) IaaS
7 5 (2.66%) GCP
8 3 (1.60%) AWS
9 1 (0.53%) G Suite
9 1 (0.53%) Slack
9 1 (0.53%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.23%) DNS
2 19 (10.11%) SAN
3 17 (9.04%) DHCP
4 15 (7.98%) Firewall
5 13 (6.91%) Skype
6 12 (6.38%) LAN
7 11 (5.85%) WAN
8 9 (4.79%) VPN
9 5 (2.66%) NAS
9 5 (2.66%) SMTP
9 5 (2.66%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.13%) Internet
10 4 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.60%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.60%) Wireless
12 2 (1.06%) DMZ
12 2 (1.06%) Kerberos
12 2 (1.06%) MPLS
12 2 (1.06%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (1.06%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.53%) Big Data
4 1 (0.53%) MySQL
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (3.19%) MSI
2 1 (0.53%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.53%) Hudson
2 1 (0.53%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.53%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 33 (17.55%) Finance
2 29 (15.43%) Public Sector
3 19 (10.11%) Banking
4 9 (4.79%) Local Government
5 7 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.19%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.19%) Marketing
7 5 (2.66%) Electronics
8 3 (1.60%) Retail
9 2 (1.06%) Automotive
9 2 (1.06%) Law
9 2 (1.06%) Legal
9 2 (1.06%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Back Office
10 1 (0.53%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.53%) French Language
10 1 (0.53%) Front Office
10 1 (0.53%) German Language
10 1 (0.53%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 22 (11.70%) SCCM Engineer
2 21 (11.17%) Windows Engineer
3 20 (10.64%) Analyst
4 19 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (9.57%) Support Engineer
6 17 (9.04%) Applications Packager
7 15 (7.98%) Desktop Support
8 13 (6.91%) Architect
8 13 (6.91%) Consultant
9 10 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (5.32%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) IT Support
11 7 (3.72%) Wintel Engineer
12 6 (3.19%) IT Engineer
12 6 (3.19%) Office 365 Engineer
12 6 (3.19%) Service Analyst
12 6 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (2.66%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.26%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.60%) HTML
3 2 (1.06%) LDAP
3 2 (1.06%) Web Services
3 2 (1.06%) XML
4 1 (0.53%) .NET
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.45%) NHS
2 12 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.19%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.66%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.66%) User Experience
5 4 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.13%) PKI
5 4 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.60%) Clustering
6 3 (1.60%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.60%) iPad
6 3 (1.60%) iPhone
6 3 (1.60%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.60%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.06%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.06%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.06%) FMCG
8 1 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 152 (80.85%) Windows
2 80 (42.55%) Windows 10
3 37 (19.68%) Windows Server
4 28 (14.89%) Windows 7
5 22 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (10.64%) Windows Server 2016
7 15 (7.98%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (3.19%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.66%) Linux
10 3 (1.60%) Android
10 3 (1.60%) Unix
11 2 (1.06%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (13.30%) ITIL
3 21 (11.17%) Migration
4 20 (10.64%) Application Packaging
5 15 (7.98%) Mobile Device Management
6 11 (5.85%) Patch Management
7 10 (5.32%) Asset Management
7 10 (5.32%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (4.26%) Information Security
9 7 (3.72%) Data Protection
9 7 (3.72%) Project Management
10 6 (3.19%) Application Virtualisation
10 6 (3.19%) Project Delivery
10 6 (3.19%) Software Asset Management
10 6 (3.19%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (2.66%) Analytics
11 5 (2.66%) Integration Testing
11 5 (2.66%) Server Management
11 5 (2.66%) Strategic Roadmap
11 5 (2.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (19.15%) PowerShell
2 18 (9.57%) SQL
3 7 (3.72%) VBScript
4 4 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (0.53%) C#
5 1 (0.53%) C++
5 1 (0.53%) Java
5 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (9.04%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.85%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.72%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.72%) MCSE
5 5 (2.66%) DBS Check
6 4 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.60%) MCP
7 3 (1.60%) MCSA
8 2 (1.06%) Degree
8 2 (1.06%) MCITP
9 1 (0.53%) CCNA
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.53%) MOS
9 1 (0.53%) PMP
9 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.13%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 125 (66.49%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (11.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (10.11%) XenApp
5 12 (6.38%) XenDesktop
6 10 (5.32%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.72%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.13%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.60%) BitLocker
10 3 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.06%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 2 (1.06%) NFS
11 2 (1.06%) Samba
11 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.06%) vSphere
12 1 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (15.96%) Microsoft Intune
2 24 (12.77%) SCOM
3 9 (4.79%) AirWatch
3 9 (4.79%) WSUS
4 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.06%) Nagios
7 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.06%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.53%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.53%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.53%) ThinApp
8 1 (0.53%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 106 (56.38%) Microsoft
2 48 (25.53%) VMware
3 47 (25.00%) Citrix
4 8 (4.26%) Apple
4 8 (4.26%) Cisco
4 8 (4.26%) Dell
4 8 (4.26%) HP
4 8 (4.26%) SAP
4 8 (4.26%) ServiceNow
5 7 (3.72%) Ivanti
5 7 (3.72%) SolarWinds
6 6 (3.19%) McAfee
7 5 (2.66%) EMC
7 5 (2.66%) MobileIron
8 4 (2.13%) Adobe
8 4 (2.13%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.13%) NetApp
8 4 (2.13%) Reuters
9 3 (1.60%) Hitachi
9 3 (1.60%) UiPath