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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 72 60 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Contract jobs citing SCCM 4 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 1.49% 3.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.16% 26.09% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £31.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-32.63% +35.71%
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
49 69 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.66% 5.69% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 20
Average daily rate £350 £390 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £31.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
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 6 March 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 19 (63.33%) SCOM
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (46.67%) SAN
4 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (36.67%) Replication
6 10 (33.33%) VMware
6 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (26.67%) Application Packaging
9 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (23.33%) NAS
10 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 5 (16.67%) SCSM
11 5 (16.67%) LAN
11 5 (16.67%) SQL
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (16.67%) Clustering
11 5 (16.67%) Finance
11 5 (16.67%) Migration
12 4 (13.33%) Firewall
12 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
12 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (13.33%) WAN
12 4 (13.33%) Apple
12 4 (13.33%) Middleware
12 4 (13.33%) HP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) SAN
2 7 (23.33%) NAS
3 5 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (13.33%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 3 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Application Packaging
2 4 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Replication
2 5 (16.67%) Clustering
3 4 (13.33%) iPad
3 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.00%) UNIX
6 3 (10.00%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity Management
3 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL V2
4 2 (6.67%) Coaching
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) VCP4
2 2 (6.67%) MCSE
2 2 (6.67%) CCNA
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) MCTS
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 19 (63.33%) SCOM
2 5 (16.67%) SCSM
3 2 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Apple
3 4 (13.33%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) Veritas
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) Veeam
5 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £230 - £270 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
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TEKsystems
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