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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 11 31 16
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs citing SCCM 12 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.88% 1.67% 4.82%
As % of the Systems Management category 75.00% 80.00% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
Average daily rate
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£110 - £195
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-9.75% +3.79%
SCCM
Scotland

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 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.84% 2.09% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 2
Average daily rate £150 - £195
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 - £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +27.02%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 9 (56.25%) SAN
2 8 (50.00%) VLAN
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) Line Management
2 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 5 (31.25%) PDA
5 5 (31.25%) ServiceNow
5 5 (31.25%) VPN
5 5 (31.25%) MS Office
5 5 (31.25%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) Compaq
5 5 (31.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) MCSE
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) SCOM
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) SAN
2 8 (50.00%) VLAN
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Desktop Support
2 5 (31.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) PDA
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Line Management
1 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
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%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) ServiceNow
2 5 (31.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Compaq
2 5 (31.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
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