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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 71 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 24 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.57% 1.29% 0.87%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.55% 20.43% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 6
Average daily rate £413 £305 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.24% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £149 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 £291
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -16.45%
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
145 93 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.46% 6.33% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 53 37
Average daily rate £450 £338 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £158 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £432 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016, 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 44 (91.67%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) Active Directory
3 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (54.17%) Windows Server
5 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
5 25 (52.08%) VMware
6 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (47.92%) PowerShell
8 22 (45.83%) ITIL
9 20 (41.67%) Windows 7
10 18 (37.50%) Finance
11 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
11 17 (35.42%) Citrix
12 16 (33.33%) SCOM
13 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (22.92%) Migration
16 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
16 10 (20.83%) MS Office
16 10 (20.83%) C#
16 10 (20.83%) SQL
16 10 (20.83%) XenApp
17 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
17 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
17 9 (18.75%) HP
17 9 (18.75%) Blackberry
17 9 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 8 (16.67%) Cisco
18 8 (16.67%) Windows 10

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
2 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Office
2 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) DHCP
1 6 (12.50%) DNS
1 6 (12.50%) SAN
1 6 (12.50%) VPN
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) LDAP
2 3 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) Broadband
4 1 (2.08%) BGP
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.08%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) OSPF
4 1 (2.08%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (2.08%) VLAN
4 1 (2.08%) VXLAN
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Informix
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Consultant
2 8 (16.67%) IT Support
3 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) IT Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) Server Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Server Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Active Directory Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) SCCM Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) REST
2 2 (4.17%) LAMP
2 2 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Blackberry
1 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.17%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 44 (91.67%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (54.17%) Windows Server
4 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 8 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.25%) Linux
8 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Migration
3 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 8 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (12.50%) Security Patching
5 6 (12.50%) Server Building
6 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
6 5 (10.42%) Release Management
7 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.25%) API Development
8 3 (6.25%) API Integration
8 3 (6.25%) DevOps
8 3 (6.25%) Kanban
8 3 (6.25%) Line Management
8 3 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) PowerShell
2 10 (20.83%) C#
2 10 (20.83%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) VBScript
4 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.17%) C
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (2.08%) CCNP
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (60.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.83%) XenApp
4 7 (14.58%) VMware ESX
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (10.42%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) SCOM
2 6 (12.50%) WSUS
3 5 (10.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (4.17%) vRealize
5 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
1 25 (52.08%) VMware
2 17 (35.42%) Citrix
3 9 (18.75%) HP
4 8 (16.67%) Cisco
5 6 (12.50%) Symantec
6 5 (10.42%) ServiceNow
7 4 (8.33%) AppSense
8 3 (6.25%) EMC
8 3 (6.25%) IBM
8 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.17%) Infoblox
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle
9 2 (4.17%) Sun
10 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.08%) Veritas