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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 67 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing SCCM 18 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.22% 0.96% 1.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.00% 19.35% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £280 £315
% change year-on-year
+9.82% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-15.87% +19.40%
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 62 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.10% 4.98% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 35 20
Average daily rate £338 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.51% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £285 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £65.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
5 11 (40.74%) Application Packaging
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (37.04%) MS Office
7 9 (33.33%) VMware
8 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (29.63%) Lync
9 7 (25.93%) SCOM
9 7 (25.93%) Cisco
9 7 (25.93%) HP
10 6 (22.22%) SAN
10 6 (22.22%) SQL
10 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
11 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
11 5 (18.52%) Oracle
11 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (18.52%) vSphere
12 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
12 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
12 4 (14.81%) WSUS
12 4 (14.81%) Clustering
13 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
13 3 (11.11%) Finance
13 3 (11.11%) HND
13 3 (11.11%) LAN
13 3 (11.11%) VoIP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 8 (29.63%) Lync
2 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (7.41%) JBoss
4 2 (7.41%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) VoIP
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (7.41%) NAS
3 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) WLAN
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) Broadband
4 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support
4 3 (11.11%) Data Network Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Application Packaging
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) iPad
2 2 (7.41%) BYOD
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) GIS
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.70%) AIX
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Management
1 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL
1 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
1 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
2 1 (3.70%) Service Management
2 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.70%) Migration
2 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
2 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) HND
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) vSphere
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) DFS Replication
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.70%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCOM
2 4 (14.81%) WSUS
3 2 (7.41%) SCSM
4 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
3 7 (25.93%) HP
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Lotus
5 2 (7.41%) Apple
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) McAfee
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) Fujitsu