Period
to

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 30 June 2022 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 246 286 174
Rank change year-on-year +40 -112 -32
Contract jobs citing SCCM 432 237 256
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.10% 0.87% 1.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.47% 4.95% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 171 175
10th Percentile £183 £178 £176
25th Percentile £250 £250 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £388 £375
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -3.23%
75th Percentile £538 £488 £488
90th Percentile £638 £550 £570
England median daily rate £375 £350 £342
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.34% -8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 9 21
10th Percentile £14.78 £15.05 £12.42
25th Percentile £23.18 £16.28 £12.76
Median hourly rate £23.91 £23.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.96% +21.05% -7.32%
75th Percentile - - £25.00
90th Percentile £27.37 £42.50 £35.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +19.44% -7.69% +5.41%

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 6,676 4,787 2,949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.95% 17.59% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,072 3,487 2,165
10th Percentile £413 £406 £363
25th Percentile £510 £475 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £707 £638 £619
90th Percentile £800 £713 £700
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 15 30
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.03 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £16.23 £14.50
Median hourly rate £23.91 £23.00 £19.20
Median % change year-on-year +3.96% +19.82% -8.60%
75th Percentile £41.52 £50.16 £33.06
90th Percentile £78.45 £63.40 £47.83
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -4.35% +17.95% +5.41%

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 30 June 2022.

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 30 June 2022.

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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +26 96 £409 -3.82% 24
South London +3 16 £253 -36.88% 6
West London -1 11 £350 +98.30% 8
East London -10 1 £325 +8.33% 8
North London - 1 £250 - 1
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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.

1 303 (70.14%) Windows
2 262 (60.65%) Microsoft
3 253 (58.56%) Active Directory
4 206 (47.69%) Microsoft 365
5 161 (37.27%) Azure
6 134 (31.02%) PowerShell
7 129 (29.86%) Windows 10
8 126 (29.17%) VMware
9 113 (26.16%) Windows Server
10 99 (22.92%) Microsoft Intune
11 95 (21.99%) Finance
12 90 (20.83%) ITIL
13 89 (20.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 86 (19.91%) Citrix
15 82 (18.98%) Azure Active Directory
16 74 (17.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 71 (16.44%) Cisco
18 65 (15.05%) DNS
18 65 (15.05%) Social Skills
19 56 (12.96%) DHCP
20 55 (12.73%) Migration
21 54 (12.50%) SharePoint
22 52 (12.04%) Microsoft Office
23 51 (11.81%) Dell
24 49 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
25 48 (11.11%) HP
26 44 (10.19%) Firewall
26 44 (10.19%) Application Packaging
27 41 (9.49%) Windows Server 2012
28 40 (9.26%) SAN

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 54 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 37 (8.56%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.31%) IIS
4 9 (2.08%) Confluence
5 5 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.69%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 52 (12.04%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.85%) Markit EDM
1 8 (1.85%) thinkFolio
2 4 (0.93%) Eikon
3 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 206 (47.69%) Microsoft 365
2 161 (37.27%) Azure
3 82 (18.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 36 (8.33%) OneDrive
5 20 (4.63%) AWS
6 19 (4.40%) IaaS
7 15 (3.47%) Mimecast
7 15 (3.47%) SaaS
8 8 (1.85%) PaaS
9 6 (1.39%) Azure DevOps
9 6 (1.39%) Google Workspace
10 4 (0.93%) Azure Monitor
10 4 (0.93%) Datadog
11 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.46%) Azure Key Vault
12 2 (0.46%) Azure Sentinel
12 2 (0.46%) Azure Storage
12 2 (0.46%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.46%) Rubrik
13 1 (0.23%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 65 (15.05%) DNS
2 56 (12.96%) DHCP
3 44 (10.19%) Firewall
4 40 (9.26%) SAN
5 26 (6.02%) VPN
6 24 (5.56%) WAN
7 22 (5.09%) LAN
8 19 (4.40%) TCP/IP
9 18 (4.17%) VoIP
10 15 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (3.47%) Wireless
11 7 (1.62%) NetScaler
11 7 (1.62%) Network Security
12 6 (1.39%) WebEx
13 5 (1.16%) Unified Communications
14 4 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (0.93%) IP Telephony
14 4 (0.93%) Skype
14 4 (0.93%) SSL
15 3 (0.69%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.23%) DTS
3 1 (0.23%) Power BI
3 1 (0.23%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (2.31%) JIRA
2 6 (1.39%) MSI
3 5 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.69%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.46%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.23%) AutoIt
6 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 95 (21.99%) Finance
2 65 (15.05%) Social Skills
3 34 (7.87%) Banking
4 22 (5.09%) Public Sector
5 11 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.31%) Law
7 8 (1.85%) Legal
8 7 (1.62%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (1.16%) Local Government
9 5 (1.16%) Publishing
10 4 (0.93%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.93%) Retail
11 3 (0.69%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.46%) Back Office
12 2 (0.46%) Front Office
12 2 (0.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.23%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 82 (18.98%) Support Engineer
2 61 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 51 (11.81%) Architect
4 45 (10.42%) Desktop Support
5 42 (9.72%) Analyst
6 41 (9.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 37 (8.56%) IT Support
8 30 (6.94%) Desktop Engineer
8 30 (6.94%) IT Engineer
9 27 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 23 (5.32%) Azure Architect
11 21 (4.86%) IT Support Engineer
12 18 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 18 (4.17%) Support Analyst
13 16 (3.70%) IT Analyst
13 16 (3.70%) SCCM Engineer
14 15 (3.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 15 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support
15 14 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 14 (3.24%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.01%) Software Packaging
2 6 (1.39%) Web Services
3 3 (0.69%) XMPP
4 2 (0.46%) Middleware
4 2 (0.46%) REST
4 2 (0.46%) SailPoint
4 2 (0.46%) SOAP
5 1 (0.23%) .NET
5 1 (0.23%) COM
5 1 (0.23%) Flash
5 1 (0.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.94%) PKI
2 28 (6.48%) Video Conferencing
3 22 (5.09%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.47%) NHS
5 15 (3.47%) User Experience
6 14 (3.24%) Clustering
6 14 (3.24%) Smartphone
7 13 (3.01%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (2.55%) Blackberry
8 11 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.31%) CMDB
9 10 (2.31%) Public Cloud
9 10 (2.31%) Replication
10 8 (1.85%) BYOD
10 8 (1.85%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.85%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.85%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.16%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.93%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 303 (70.14%) Windows
2 129 (29.86%) Windows 10
3 113 (26.16%) Windows Server
4 41 (9.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (7.64%) Linux
5 33 (7.64%) Windows Server 2016
6 26 (6.02%) Apple iOS
6 26 (6.02%) Windows 7
7 24 (5.56%) Android
8 20 (4.63%) Mac OS
8 20 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (3.94%) Windows Server 2019
10 13 (3.01%) Unix
11 10 (2.31%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.85%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.69%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.69%) VMS
14 2 (0.46%) CentOS
15 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (20.83%) ITIL
2 74 (17.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 55 (12.73%) Migration
4 44 (10.19%) Application Packaging
5 35 (8.10%) Patch Management
6 34 (7.87%) Asset Management
7 32 (7.41%) Business Continuity
8 30 (6.94%) Change Management
9 29 (6.71%) Mobile Device Management
10 28 (6.48%) High Availability
10 28 (6.48%) ITSM
11 25 (5.79%) Service Management
12 23 (5.32%) DevOps
12 23 (5.32%) Project Delivery
13 22 (5.09%) PRINCE2
14 20 (4.63%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
15 19 (4.40%) Information Security
15 19 (4.40%) Problem Management
16 18 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (31.02%) PowerShell
2 22 (5.09%) SQL
3 12 (2.78%) Python
4 10 (2.31%) VBScript
5 8 (1.85%) VB
6 4 (0.93%) Perl
7 3 (0.69%) Bash
8 2 (0.46%) Java
8 2 (0.46%) PHP
8 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.23%) C
9 1 (0.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 49 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (7.64%) MCSE
3 28 (6.48%) MCSA
4 26 (6.02%) CCNA
4 26 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (6.02%) Degree
5 25 (5.79%) MCP
5 25 (5.79%) Security Cleared
6 22 (5.09%) SC Cleared
7 21 (4.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 21 (4.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (2.08%) MCTS
9 8 (1.85%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.62%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.69%) CCA
12 3 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.25%) SLA
2 8 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.93%) COBIT
3 4 (0.93%) GDPR
3 4 (0.93%) GRC
3 4 (0.93%) NIST
4 3 (0.69%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.69%) QA
5 2 (0.46%) NCSC
5 2 (0.46%) WCAG
6 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 253 (58.56%) Active Directory
2 89 (20.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (8.56%) XenApp
4 35 (8.10%) XenDesktop
5 34 (7.87%) vSphere
6 27 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (4.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (3.94%) Virtual Desktop
9 16 (3.70%) BitLocker
10 14 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (2.55%) Hyper-V
12 6 (1.39%) Terminal Services
13 5 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 1 (0.23%) Docker
15 1 (0.23%) Firmware
15 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 99 (22.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 39 (9.03%) SCOM
3 19 (4.40%) Terraform
4 18 (4.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 17 (3.94%) SCOrch
6 15 (3.47%) AirWatch
6 15 (3.47%) WSUS
7 14 (3.24%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (2.08%) Jamf Pro
9 9 (2.08%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.85%) Control-M
11 7 (1.62%) vCenter Server
12 6 (1.39%) Ansible
12 6 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
12 6 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (1.16%) Nessus
13 5 (1.16%) OfficeScan
14 4 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.93%) VxRail
Vendors
1 262 (60.65%) Microsoft
2 126 (29.17%) VMware
3 86 (19.91%) Citrix
4 71 (16.44%) Cisco
5 51 (11.81%) Dell
6 48 (11.11%) HP
7 40 (9.26%) EMC
8 38 (8.80%) ServiceNow
9 27 (6.25%) Avaya
10 23 (5.32%) Apple
11 17 (3.94%) Bloomberg
12 16 (3.70%) SolarWinds
13 14 (3.24%) Ivanti
14 12 (2.78%) Google
15 11 (2.55%) BMC
15 11 (2.55%) Intel
15 11 (2.55%) Reuters
16 9 (2.08%) NetApp
16 9 (2.08%) Okta
16 9 (2.08%) Palo Alto