Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 258 207 150
Rank change year-on-year -51 -57 +27
Contract jobs citing SCCM 401 224 526
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.07% 1.24% 1.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.90% 7.27% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 150 382
10th Percentile £171 £170 £150
25th Percentile £224 £271 £203
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £400 £325
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -13.33%
75th Percentile £513 £480 £438
90th Percentile £582 £525 £525
England median daily rate £325 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -10.34% +11.54% -11.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 35
10th Percentile £14.56 £12.50 -
25th Percentile £21.52 £12.71 £12.44
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.13 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +42.64% -7.86% -7.89%
75th Percentile £25.38 £22.75 £21.44
90th Percentile £31.50 £23.00 £26.75
England median hourly rate £18.75 £17.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.57% +5.64% -5.71%

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 6,796 3,081 4,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.07% 17.12% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,162 2,298 3,386
10th Percentile £425 £363 £300
25th Percentile £500 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £590 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +12.38% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £688 £602 £631
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 43
10th Percentile £17.90 £12.50 £12.44
25th Percentile £22.03 £12.76 £12.60
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +15.56% +20.32% -8.00%
75th Percentile £63.63 £36.40 £22.25
90th Percentile £80.25 £68.00 £30.15
England median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +37.14% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -29 69 £394 -12.50% 26
West London -17 9 £180 -33.76% 16
South London -9 8 £315 +31.25% 3
North London +6 7 £400 - 2
East London -4 6 £325 +198.85% 12
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 296 (73.82%) Windows
2 246 (61.35%) Active Directory
3 243 (60.60%) Microsoft
4 181 (45.14%) Microsoft 365
5 156 (38.90%) Windows 10
6 125 (31.17%) PowerShell
7 115 (28.68%) VMware
8 109 (27.18%) Azure
9 104 (25.94%) Windows Server
10 89 (22.19%) Citrix
11 80 (19.95%) Finance
12 79 (19.70%) Microsoft Intune
13 78 (19.45%) ITIL
14 70 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 66 (16.46%) DNS
15 66 (16.46%) Social Skills
16 65 (16.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 65 (16.21%) Microsoft Office
17 54 (13.47%) Azure Active Directory
18 53 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
19 46 (11.47%) DHCP
20 42 (10.47%) Migration
21 36 (8.98%) ITSM
22 33 (8.23%) Firewall
22 33 (8.23%) LAN
22 33 (8.23%) Windows Server 2012
23 32 (7.98%) ServiceNow
23 32 (7.98%) Windows 7
23 32 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
24 31 (7.73%) Windows Server 2016

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 27 (6.73%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.74%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.75%) IIS
5 6 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.25%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.50%) Confluence
7 2 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.25%) MTS
Applications
1 65 (16.21%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Eikon
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 181 (45.14%) Microsoft 365
2 109 (27.18%) Azure
3 54 (13.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (5.74%) AWS
5 19 (4.74%) OneDrive
6 11 (2.74%) IaaS
7 6 (1.50%) Mimecast
7 6 (1.50%) SaaS
8 4 (1.00%) Power Platform
9 3 (0.75%) Google Workspace
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) GCP
11 1 (0.25%) PaaS
11 1 (0.25%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.25%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 66 (16.46%) DNS
2 46 (11.47%) DHCP
3 33 (8.23%) Firewall
3 33 (8.23%) LAN
4 28 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 19 (4.74%) SAN
6 18 (4.49%) WAN
7 17 (4.24%) NetScaler
8 15 (3.74%) Internet
8 15 (3.74%) VoIP
8 15 (3.74%) VPN
9 14 (3.49%) Network Security
10 13 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (2.74%) Wireless
12 9 (2.24%) IPv4
12 9 (2.24%) WebEx
13 8 (2.00%) NAS
14 7 (1.75%) Intranet
14 7 (1.75%) Unified Communications
15 6 (1.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.49%) MySQL
3 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.75%) Power BI
4 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.50%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.25%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (2.49%) InstallShield
1 10 (2.49%) MSI
2 6 (1.50%) JIRA
3 4 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.50%) GCC
5 2 (0.50%) Ranorex
5 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.25%) Chocolatey
6 1 (0.25%) Inno Setup
General
1 80 (19.95%) Finance
2 66 (16.46%) Social Skills
3 28 (6.98%) Banking
4 20 (4.99%) Public Sector
4 20 (4.99%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.24%) Retail
7 11 (2.74%) Organisational Skills
8 9 (2.24%) Law
9 8 (2.00%) Documentation Skills
9 8 (2.00%) French Language
9 8 (2.00%) Local Government
10 6 (1.50%) Electronics
10 6 (1.50%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.50%) Front Office
10 6 (1.50%) Legal
10 6 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.50%) Marketing
11 5 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 90 (22.44%) Support Engineer
2 51 (12.72%) Windows Engineer
3 50 (12.47%) SCCM Engineer
4 48 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 46 (11.47%) Analyst
6 45 (11.22%) IT Support
7 35 (8.73%) IT Engineer
8 31 (7.73%) Desktop Support
9 29 (7.23%) Desktop Engineer
9 29 (7.23%) IT Support Engineer
10 22 (5.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 22 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
11 21 (5.24%) Architect
12 20 (4.99%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
13 18 (4.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 18 (4.49%) Support Analyst
13 18 (4.49%) VMware Engineer
14 17 (4.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 16 (3.99%) Active Directory Engineer
15 16 (3.99%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.24%) .NET
2 9 (2.24%) Classic ASP
3 6 (1.50%) Software Packaging
4 5 (1.25%) SAML
5 4 (1.00%) REST
5 4 (1.00%) Web Services
6 3 (0.75%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.75%) OAuth
7 2 (0.50%) XMPP
8 1 (0.25%) Flash
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Graph
8 1 (0.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.23%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.74%) PKI
2 19 (4.74%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.74%) NHS
5 12 (2.99%) BYOD
6 10 (2.49%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.24%) Blackberry
8 8 (2.00%) Smartphone
8 8 (2.00%) User Experience
9 6 (1.50%) Clustering
9 6 (1.50%) CMDB
9 6 (1.50%) EPoS
10 5 (1.25%) iPhone
10 5 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.25%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.00%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.75%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.75%) iPad
12 3 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 296 (73.82%) Windows
2 156 (38.90%) Windows 10
3 104 (25.94%) Windows Server
4 33 (8.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (7.98%) Windows 7
6 31 (7.73%) Windows Server 2016
7 26 (6.48%) Mac OS
8 22 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (5.24%) Apple iOS
10 20 (4.99%) Mac OS X
11 19 (4.74%) Android
12 13 (3.24%) Linux
13 12 (2.99%) Windows Server 2019
14 4 (1.00%) Unix
15 3 (0.75%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.50%) SUSE
16 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (19.45%) ITIL
2 65 (16.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 53 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
4 42 (10.47%) Migration
5 36 (8.98%) ITSM
6 28 (6.98%) Service Management
7 26 (6.48%) Asset Management
8 25 (6.23%) Change Management
9 22 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (5.49%) Mobile Device Management
10 20 (4.99%) Application Packaging
10 20 (4.99%) Task Automation
11 18 (4.49%) Patch Management
12 17 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (3.49%) Configuration Management
13 14 (3.49%) Service Delivery
14 13 (3.24%) Project Delivery
15 12 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (2.99%) Project Management
16 11 (2.74%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 125 (31.17%) PowerShell
2 29 (7.23%) SQL
3 25 (6.23%) VBScript
4 3 (0.75%) C
4 3 (0.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.75%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.75%) VB
5 1 (0.25%) C#
5 1 (0.25%) C++
5 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (5.49%) MCSE
2 22 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.49%) Degree
3 14 (3.49%) MCSA
3 14 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.24%) CCNA
4 13 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.24%) MCP
5 9 (2.24%) MCTS
6 8 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.00%) CCA
8 4 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.00%) MCITP
9 3 (0.75%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.49%) SLA
2 5 (1.25%) GDPR
3 4 (1.00%) QA
4 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.50%) NIST
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.25%) DICOM
5 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.25%) HL7
5 1 (0.25%) NCSC
System Software
1 246 (61.35%) Active Directory
2 70 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
3 28 (6.98%) vSphere
4 21 (5.24%) XenDesktop
5 18 (4.49%) Hyper-V
5 18 (4.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 18 (4.49%) XenApp
6 13 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (1.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (1.25%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.75%) NFS
11 3 (0.75%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.50%) Docker
12 2 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 79 (19.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 30 (7.48%) SCOM
3 22 (5.49%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 15 (3.74%) Jamf Pro
5 11 (2.74%) AirWatch
5 11 (2.74%) vCenter Server
6 9 (2.24%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (1.75%) Control-M
9 6 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.50%) Nessus
9 6 (1.50%) SCOrch
10 5 (1.25%) Ansible
10 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.25%) Terraform
11 4 (1.00%) VxRail
11 4 (1.00%) WSUS
12 3 (0.75%) OfficeScan
12 3 (0.75%) Packer
Vendors
1 243 (60.60%) Microsoft
2 115 (28.68%) VMware
3 89 (22.19%) Citrix
4 32 (7.98%) ServiceNow
5 28 (6.98%) Cisco
6 23 (5.74%) Apple
6 23 (5.74%) Ivanti
6 23 (5.74%) SolarWinds
7 21 (5.24%) Dell
8 18 (4.49%) HP
9 13 (3.24%) McAfee
10 9 (2.24%) Symantec
11 8 (2.00%) Bloomberg
11 8 (2.00%) Reuters
12 7 (1.75%) Adobe
12 7 (1.75%) Remedy
12 7 (1.75%) SAP
13 5 (1.25%) Commvault
13 5 (1.25%) EMC
13 5 (1.25%) Oracle