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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 59 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing SCCM 16 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 0.85% 1.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.19% 17.86% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £210 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £126 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £343 £173
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
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
53 56 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.35% 4.76% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 23
Average daily rate £303 £425 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.82% +73.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £212 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £590 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 October 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Windows 7
3 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 10 (30.30%) Finance
7 9 (27.27%) VMware
7 9 (27.27%) MS Office
7 9 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (24.24%) SCOM
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (21.21%) Application Packaging
10 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.18%) Dell
11 5 (15.15%) Citrix
11 5 (15.15%) Project Management
11 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (15.15%) Migration
11 5 (15.15%) Software Deployment
11 5 (15.15%) Windows Vista
12 4 (12.12%) Network Security
12 4 (12.12%) SCSM
12 4 (12.12%) MSI
12 4 (12.12%) CA
12 4 (12.12%) ITIL
12 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
13 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
13 3 (9.09%) LAN
13 3 (9.09%) Linux

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Network Security
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (6.06%) VoIP
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) WLAN
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MSI
2 2 (6.06%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (6.06%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Desktop Support
2 5 (15.15%) Architect
2 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Packager
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 3 (9.09%) EqualLogic
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Windows 7
3 11 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Vista
6 3 (9.09%) Linux
6 3 (9.09%) UNIX
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Project Management
1 5 (15.15%) Migration
1 5 (15.15%) Software Deployment
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
3 2 (6.06%) Software Distribution
3 2 (6.06%) ITSM
3 2 (6.06%) CAE
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.03%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) VB
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) VBScript
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) MCTS
3 2 (6.06%) PMP
3 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCOM
2 4 (12.12%) SCSM
3 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (9.09%) WSUS
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (6.06%) OpenView
5 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) Dell
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) CA
6 3 (9.09%) CommVault
6 3 (9.09%) Symantec
6 3 (9.09%) Lumension
6 3 (9.09%) Dell KACE
6 3 (9.09%) AppSense
6 3 (9.09%) Altiris
6 3 (9.09%) LANDesk
7 2 (6.06%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) Apple
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco