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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 73 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Contract jobs citing SCCM 14 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.03% 2.09% 2.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.45% 38.71% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.38% -23.63%
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
55 62 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.06% 5.39% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 31
Average daily rate £375 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £268 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -15.53%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 18 (52.94%) SCOM
4 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (41.18%) SAN
5 13 (38.24%) VMware
5 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
6 11 (32.35%) Replication
7 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (26.47%) Finance
9 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (20.59%) Migration
10 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
10 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
10 7 (20.59%) NAS
11 6 (17.65%) Application Packaging
12 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (14.71%) LAN
12 5 (14.71%) SQL
12 5 (14.71%) Clustering
13 4 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
13 4 (11.76%) Firewall
13 4 (11.76%) Middleware
13 4 (11.76%) Apple
13 4 (11.76%) WAN
13 4 (11.76%) HP
13 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity Management
13 4 (11.76%) SCSM

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) SAN
2 7 (20.59%) NAS
3 5 (14.71%) LAN
4 4 (11.76%) Firewall
4 4 (11.76%) WAN
5 2 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Consultant
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
2 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) IT Operations Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Operations Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Data Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Head of Operations
6 1 (2.94%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Application Packaging
2 4 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Replication
2 5 (14.71%) Clustering
3 4 (11.76%) iPad
3 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.82%) UNIX
4 3 (8.82%) Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (20.59%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity Management
3 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Coaching
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL V2
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) C
4 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
2 2 (5.88%) CCNA
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.88%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.94%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (52.94%) SCOM
2 4 (11.76%) SCSM
3 3 (8.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Apple
3 4 (11.76%) HP
4 3 (8.82%) LANDesk
4 3 (8.82%) Veeam
4 3 (8.82%) IBM
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 3 (8.82%) Veritas
4 3 (8.82%) Altiris
5 1 (2.94%) CA
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix