The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 66 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing SCCM 30 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.13% 1.41% 1.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.48% 20.20% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 7
Median daily rate £450 £310 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.24% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £147 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £327 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £309 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.66 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -13.44%
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
154 99 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.92% 6.97% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 57 34
Median daily rate £450 £325 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £158 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 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 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 47 (90.38%) Windows
2 28 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 28 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
4 26 (50.00%) ITIL
4 26 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 25 (48.08%) VMware
6 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
7 22 (42.31%) Finance
8 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (34.62%) Citrix
10 16 (30.77%) Migration
10 16 (30.77%) Windows 7
11 15 (28.85%) Configuration Management
11 15 (28.85%) C#
12 14 (26.92%) SQL
12 14 (26.92%) SCOM
13 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
13 13 (25.00%) XenApp
14 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (19.23%) Security Patching
17 9 (17.31%) Blackberry
17 9 (17.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
17 9 (17.31%) VBScript
18 8 (15.38%) MS Office
18 8 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (17.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (13.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) VPN
2 4 (7.69%) DHCP
2 4 (7.69%) DNS
2 4 (7.69%) SAN
3 3 (5.77%) LDAP
4 2 (3.85%) Broadband
4 2 (3.85%) Firewall
4 2 (3.85%) LAN
4 2 (3.85%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) BGP
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.92%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.92%) OSPF
5 1 (1.92%) SMS
5 1 (1.92%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (1.92%) VLAN
5 1 (1.92%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Informix
2 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MSI
General
1 22 (42.31%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
2 4 (7.69%) Legal
2 4 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Consultant
2 8 (15.38%) IT Support
3 6 (11.54%) Server Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) Server Specialist
3 6 (11.54%) Windows Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.69%) Administrator
4 4 (7.69%) Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) IT Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Applications Packager
5 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Server Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Support
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Support Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) REST
2 2 (3.85%) RESTful
3 1 (1.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Blackberry
2 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.62%) Clustering
4 4 (7.69%) Credit Risk
4 4 (7.69%) Market Risk
5 3 (5.77%) Fat Client
5 3 (5.77%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 47 (90.38%) Windows
2 28 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 28 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (13.46%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.85%) Linux
7 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.92%) Solaris
8 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) ITIL
2 16 (30.77%) Migration
3 15 (28.85%) Configuration Management
4 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (19.23%) Security Patching
6 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) API Development
7 6 (11.54%) API Integration
7 6 (11.54%) Server Building
8 5 (9.62%) Problem Management
8 5 (9.62%) Release Management
9 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.77%) Application Packaging
10 3 (5.77%) Line Management
10 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.85%) DevOps
11 2 (3.85%) Kanban
11 2 (3.85%) Re-Platforming
11 2 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (28.85%) C#
3 14 (26.92%) SQL
4 9 (17.31%) VBScript
5 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.85%) C
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (13.46%) MCP
2 1 (1.92%) CCNP
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) MCITP
2 1 (1.92%) MCSE
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 6 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.00%) XenApp
3 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (15.38%) XenDesktop
5 7 (13.46%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.77%) Terminal Services
6 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) SCOM
2 7 (13.46%) WSUS
3 5 (9.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (3.85%) vRealize
5 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) VMware
2 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
3 18 (34.62%) Citrix
4 8 (15.38%) ServiceNow
5 6 (11.54%) Cisco
5 6 (11.54%) Symantec
6 5 (9.62%) HP
7 4 (7.69%) AppSense
8 2 (3.85%) EMC
8 2 (3.85%) Infoblox
8 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.92%) IBM
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle
9 1 (1.92%) Sun