Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 2 June 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 > South East
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 85 93
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +78
Contract jobs citing SCCM 157 406 417
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.26% 2.78% 2.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.47% 20.03% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 270 251
Median daily rate £306 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.47% +20.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £125 £135 £140
90th Percentile £450 £540 £538
England median daily rate £330 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -12.00% +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 10
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +7.92% -1.73%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.05 £13.17
90th Percentile £38.75 £46.00 £35.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 850 2,027 2,290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.24% 13.89% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 1,226 1,337
Median daily rate £438 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £259
90th Percentile £600 £612 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £498
% change year-on-year - +0.50% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 71 60
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -28.77% +4.29%
10th Percentile £12.32 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.59 £44.50 £56.25
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £18.61
% change year-on-year +12.82% +4.81% -11.40%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in the South East

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SCCM in the South East.

Daily rate trend for SCCM in the South East

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SCCM in the South East over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SCCM in the South East

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SCCM in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for SCCM in the South East

SCCM
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SCCM in the South East over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for SCCM in the South East

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the South East region over the 6 months to 2 June 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
Hampshire +1 56 £400 +1.91% 10
Thames Valley -18 53 £265 -35.76% 14
Berkshire +9 32 £250 -33.77% 9
Surrey +27 22 £185 -47.89% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 17 £400 -9.09% 5
East Sussex +25 11 £200 -11.11% 1
West Sussex +18 5 £275 -36.60%
Kent +16 5 £253 -15.83%
Oxfordshire -8 4 £200 -51.52%
Sussex +2 2 £250 -
Middlesex - 1 £375 -
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 South East region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 130 (82.80%) Windows
2 105 (66.88%) Active Directory
3 89 (56.69%) Microsoft
4 62 (39.49%) Windows 10
5 59 (37.58%) Office 365
6 44 (28.03%) Citrix
7 38 (24.20%) Microsoft Office
8 36 (22.93%) VMware
8 36 (22.93%) Windows Server
9 31 (19.75%) Windows 7
10 29 (18.47%) Security Cleared
10 29 (18.47%) ITIL
11 28 (17.83%) Azure
11 28 (17.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 26 (16.56%) PowerShell
13 25 (15.92%) SharePoint
14 24 (15.29%) MS Exchange
14 24 (15.29%) Migration
15 23 (14.65%) SC Cleared
16 22 (14.01%) Cisco
17 20 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (12.74%) Hyper-V
17 20 (12.74%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (12.10%) Windows Server 2016
18 19 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (12.10%) Wireless
19 18 (11.46%) Firewall
19 18 (11.46%) Public Sector
20 17 (10.83%) WSUS
21 16 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 25 (15.92%) SharePoint
2 24 (15.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.18%) IBM Notes
4 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.55%) IIS
5 2 (1.27%) CMS
5 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 38 (24.20%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.10%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 59 (37.58%) Office 365
2 28 (17.83%) Azure
3 10 (6.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (5.10%) AWS
5 6 (3.82%) Yammer
6 3 (1.91%) IaaS
7 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.64%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.64%) OpenDNS
7 1 (0.64%) PaaS
7 1 (0.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.10%) Wireless
2 18 (11.46%) Firewall
3 14 (8.92%) VLAN
3 14 (8.92%) WAN
4 13 (8.28%) DNS
4 13 (8.28%) LAN
4 13 (8.28%) VoIP
5 11 (7.01%) DHCP
5 11 (7.01%) Skype
5 11 (7.01%) VPN
6 10 (6.37%) SAN
7 7 (4.46%) IPsec
7 7 (4.46%) SSL
7 7 (4.46%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.18%) MPLS
9 4 (2.55%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.55%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.91%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (1.91%) Multicast
10 3 (1.91%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.91%) ClearCase
1 3 (1.91%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.27%) Hudson
2 2 (1.27%) MSI
3 1 (0.64%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 18 (11.46%) Public Sector
2 11 (7.01%) Finance
3 5 (3.18%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.91%) Publishing
4 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Electronics
5 2 (1.27%) Local Government
5 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Automotive
6 1 (0.64%) German Language
6 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (17.20%) Support Engineer
2 23 (14.65%) Desktop Support
3 21 (13.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (12.10%) Desktop Engineer
5 18 (11.46%) Windows Engineer
6 14 (8.92%) IT Engineer
7 12 (7.64%) Analyst
7 12 (7.64%) Deployment Engineer
7 12 (7.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 12 (7.64%) IT Support
8 11 (7.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (5.73%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 7 (4.46%) Architect
11 7 (4.46%) Windows Deployment Engineer
12 6 (3.82%) SCCM Engineer
13 5 (3.18%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 5 (3.18%) Deskside Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.92%) PKI
2 10 (6.37%) NHS
3 9 (5.73%) Clustering
3 9 (5.73%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.73%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.10%) CMDB
4 8 (5.10%) Fat Client
4 8 (5.10%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.82%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.55%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.55%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.27%) iPhone
8 2 (1.27%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.27%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.64%) BBC
9 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 130 (82.80%) Windows
2 62 (39.49%) Windows 10
3 36 (22.93%) Windows Server
4 31 (19.75%) Windows 7
5 20 (12.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (12.10%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (7.64%) Apple iOS
8 11 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.37%) Mac OS
10 9 (5.73%) Android
11 8 (5.10%) Linux
12 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2019
13 6 (3.82%) Windows 8
14 5 (3.18%) Windows Vista
15 4 (2.55%) Windows XP
16 3 (1.91%) AIX
17 2 (1.27%) Fedora
18 1 (0.64%) CentOS
18 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.47%) ITIL
2 28 (17.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 24 (15.29%) Migration
4 15 (9.55%) ITSM
5 13 (8.28%) Service Management
6 11 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (6.37%) Application Packaging
8 9 (5.73%) Problem Management
8 9 (5.73%) Project Delivery
9 8 (5.10%) Patch Management
10 7 (4.46%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.46%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.82%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (3.82%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.82%) Security Patching
11 6 (3.82%) Web Filtering
12 5 (3.18%) Asset Management
12 5 (3.18%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (3.18%) High Availability
12 5 (3.18%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.56%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.01%) SQL
3 10 (6.37%) VBScript
4 8 (5.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (18.47%) Security Cleared
2 23 (14.65%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.10%) MCSE
5 7 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.82%) A+ Certification
6 6 (3.82%) CCNA
7 5 (3.18%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.18%) MCITP
8 4 (2.55%) Degree
9 3 (1.91%) ACSP
9 3 (1.91%) CCNP
9 3 (1.91%) MCSA
9 3 (1.91%) MCTS
10 2 (1.27%) CCA
10 2 (1.27%) CCEA
10 2 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (1.27%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.73%) SLA
2 4 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 105 (66.88%) Active Directory
2 20 (12.74%) Hyper-V
2 20 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.92%) vSphere
3 14 (8.92%) XenApp
4 12 (7.64%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (6.37%) XenDesktop
6 7 (4.46%) DFS Replication
6 7 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 4 (2.55%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.91%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.64%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (10.83%) WSUS
2 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (6.37%) SCOM
4 6 (3.82%) AirWatch
4 6 (3.82%) Jamf Pro
4 6 (3.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (3.18%) BladeLogic
5 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (3.18%) vRealize
6 4 (2.55%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (2.55%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.91%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.91%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.27%) Ansible
8 2 (1.27%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.27%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 89 (56.69%) Microsoft
2 44 (28.03%) Citrix
3 36 (22.93%) VMware
4 22 (14.01%) Cisco
5 15 (9.55%) Remedy
6 12 (7.64%) Apple
7 11 (7.01%) ServiceNow
8 10 (6.37%) HP
9 9 (5.73%) McAfee
10 5 (3.18%) Adobe
10 5 (3.18%) Juniper
10 5 (3.18%) Lotus
10 5 (3.18%) NetApp
10 5 (3.18%) SAP
11 4 (2.55%) Avaya
11 4 (2.55%) Dell
11 4 (2.55%) IBM
11 4 (2.55%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.55%) Symantec
11 4 (2.55%) Veeam