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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 80 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing SCCM 14 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.82% 1.19% 1.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.56% 20.59% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Average daily rate
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£206 £293 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +88.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £128 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £314 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -13.04%
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
90 68 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.25% 5.77% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 22
Average daily rate £350 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £161 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.45%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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 27 (75.00%) Windows
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (47.22%) MS Office
5 17 (47.22%) Data Centre
6 15 (41.67%) VMware
7 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (36.11%) Application Packaging
8 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
9 10 (27.78%) HP
9 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (25.00%) ITIL
11 8 (22.22%) Cisco
11 8 (22.22%) vSphere
11 8 (22.22%) Lync
12 7 (19.44%) SCOM
12 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
12 7 (19.44%) SAN
13 6 (16.67%) Migration
13 6 (16.67%) DNS
14 5 (13.89%) DHCP
14 5 (13.89%) Citrix
14 5 (13.89%) Network Security
14 5 (13.89%) WSUS
15 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (11.11%) Degree

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (22.22%) Lync
4 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (47.22%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) SAN
2 6 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (13.89%) Network Security
3 5 (13.89%) DHCP
4 4 (11.11%) VoIP
4 4 (11.11%) VPN
5 3 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (8.33%) LAN
5 3 (8.33%) WAN
5 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.56%) WLAN
6 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.78%) Broadband
7 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) MSI
2 2 (5.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Support Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Data Network Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support
5 3 (8.33%) Data Centre Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Technical Manager
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.33%) CLARiiON
2 3 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) Service Management
4 2 (5.56%) DNA
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
1 2 (5.56%) VBScript
1 2 (5.56%) VB
1 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
1 4 (11.11%) HND
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.22%) vSphere
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (8.33%) vCloud
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (5.56%) XenApp
7 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) SCOM
2 5 (13.89%) WSUS
3 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.56%) AppDNA
4 2 (5.56%) SCSM
5 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) VMware
3 10 (27.78%) HP
4 8 (22.22%) Cisco
5 5 (13.89%) Citrix
6 4 (11.11%) EMC
7 3 (8.33%) ServiceNow
7 3 (8.33%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (8.33%) CommVault
7 3 (8.33%) Veritas
7 3 (8.33%) Lotus
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle
7 3 (8.33%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) Apple
8 1 (2.78%) Symantec
8 1 (2.78%) McAfee