The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Edinburgh region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 67 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 17 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.33% 1.76% 1.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.15% 27.69% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Average daily rate
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£225 £143 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -31.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £125 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £327 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £14.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-24.39% +2.50%
Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
65 65 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.09% 6.35% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 26
Average daily rate £325 £350 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +30.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £155 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
SCCM
Scotland

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows 7
3 14 (48.28%) Windows XP
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (37.93%) Dell
6 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (34.48%) VMware
7 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (27.59%) Software Deployment
9 7 (24.14%) Dell KACE
9 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (24.14%) MS Office
10 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (20.69%) MSI
11 5 (17.24%) InstallShield
11 5 (17.24%) Project Management
11 5 (17.24%) SAN
11 5 (17.24%) VBScript
11 5 (17.24%) VB
11 5 (17.24%) Citrix
11 5 (17.24%) vSphere
11 5 (17.24%) Finance
11 5 (17.24%) Migration
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Vista
12 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
12 4 (13.79%) WSUS
12 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (13.79%) SCOM

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) Network Security
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) WLAN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MSI
2 5 (17.24%) InstallShield
3 4 (13.79%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Applications Packager
2 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Technician
6 1 (3.45%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Deployment Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.34%) EqualLogic
2 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows 7
3 14 (48.28%) Windows XP
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Software Deployment
2 5 (17.24%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) CAE
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) ITSM
4 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.90%) Software Distribution
4 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Document Management
5 1 (3.45%) Logistics
5 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) VBScript
1 5 (17.24%) VB
2 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) PMP
3 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MCTS
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (17.24%) vSphere
5 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.45%) XenApp
6 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (13.79%) WSUS
1 4 (13.79%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.90%) OpenView
2 2 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (6.90%) ZENworks
3 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Dell
3 10 (34.48%) VMware
4 7 (24.14%) Dell KACE
5 5 (17.24%) Citrix
6 4 (13.79%) Symantec
6 4 (13.79%) CommVault
7 3 (10.34%) CA
7 3 (10.34%) AppSense
7 3 (10.34%) Lumension
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco
8 2 (6.90%) Novell
8 2 (6.90%) EMC
8 2 (6.90%) HP
9 1 (3.45%) Veritas
9 1 (3.45%) Apple
9 1 (3.45%) McAfee
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