The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 10 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 14 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.08% 1.94% 4.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 87.50% 100.00% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 2
Average daily rate
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£150 - £195
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £309 £303
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.89 £15.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-17.07% -4.65%
SCCM
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Systems Management Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
16 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.95% 1.94% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 3
Average daily rate £150 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.89 £15.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the Aberdeen region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Aberdeen region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

SCCM
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SCCM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCCM.

1 8 (50.00%) SAN
1 8 (50.00%) VLAN
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (31.25%) ServiceNow
4 5 (31.25%) PDA
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) MS Office
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Compaq
4 5 (31.25%) Dell
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) SLA
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SCCM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCCM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
1 8 (50.00%) VLAN
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Software Packager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
1 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL
1 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) ServiceNow
1 5 (31.25%) HP
1 5 (31.25%) Compaq
1 5 (31.25%) Dell
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft