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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 67 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing SCCM 20 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.38% 1.81% 1.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.26% 36.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.81% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £217 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £333 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.41 £19.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-15.84% -29.09%
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
62 60 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.26% 4.95% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 30
Average daily rate £415 £390 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 18 (50.00%) SCOM
4 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
4 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 14 (38.89%) SAN
5 13 (36.11%) VMware
6 11 (30.56%) Replication
7 10 (27.78%) Finance
7 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (19.44%) Migration
9 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
9 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
9 7 (19.44%) NAS
9 7 (19.44%) Application Packaging
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (13.89%) LAN
10 5 (13.89%) SQL
10 5 (13.89%) Clustering
11 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
11 4 (11.11%) Firewall
11 4 (11.11%) Apple
11 4 (11.11%) Middleware
11 4 (11.11%) WAN
11 4 (11.11%) HP
11 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
11 4 (11.11%) SCSM

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) SAN
2 7 (19.44%) NAS
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) Firewall
4 4 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (13.89%) Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support
3 3 (8.33%) IT Operations Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Operations Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Data Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Head of Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Application Packaging
2 4 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Replication
2 5 (13.89%) Clustering
3 4 (11.11%) iPad
3 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.33%) UNIX
4 3 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (19.44%) Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL V2
4 2 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) C
4 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
1 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) CCNA
2 2 (5.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.56%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.78%) XenApp
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (50.00%) SCOM
2 4 (11.11%) SCSM
3 3 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Apple
3 4 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (8.33%) LANDesk
4 3 (8.33%) Veeam
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Veritas
4 3 (8.33%) Altiris
5 1 (2.78%) Dell KACE
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) CA