The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 70 69 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing SCCM 12 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 1.31% 1.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.00% 24.29% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Average daily rate
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£124 £255 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.47% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £135 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £449 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £306
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -5.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.08 £19.04
% change year-on-year
+18.15% -15.54%
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 Edinburgh region.

Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
80 70 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.54% 5.41% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 20
Average daily rate £325 £334 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% -8.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -14.77%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (46.67%) Windows 7
6 13 (43.33%) Application Packaging
6 13 (43.33%) MS Office
7 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (33.33%) VMware
10 8 (26.67%) HP
10 8 (26.67%) Lync
11 7 (23.33%) Cisco
12 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 6 (20.00%) vSphere
12 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (16.67%) SCOM
13 5 (16.67%) Migration
13 5 (16.67%) Citrix
14 4 (13.33%) VoIP
14 4 (13.33%) DNS
14 4 (13.33%) ITIL
14 4 (13.33%) SAN
14 4 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (13.33%) Banking
14 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
15 3 (10.00%) Degree

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (26.67%) Lync
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) VoIP
1 4 (13.33%) DNS
1 4 (13.33%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) Network Security
2 3 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) WLAN
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.33%) Broadband
4 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MSI
1 2 (6.67%) AdminStudio
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Data Network Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) IT Support
4 3 (10.00%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) GIS
3 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) DNA
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Change Control
4 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
1 2 (6.67%) VBScript
1 2 (6.67%) VB
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) HND
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) vSphere
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.67%) vCloud
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (6.67%) XenApp
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCOM
2 3 (10.00%) WSUS
3 2 (6.67%) AppDNA
3 2 (6.67%) SCSM
4 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) HP
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco
5 5 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (6.67%) Lotus
7 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
7 2 (6.67%) EMC
8 1 (3.33%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (3.33%) CommVault
8 1 (3.33%) Veritas
8 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
8 1 (3.33%) Apple
8 1 (3.33%) Symantec
8 1 (3.33%) McAfee
8 1 (3.33%) Dell