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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 73 73 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Contract jobs citing SCCM 23 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.62% 0.68% 2.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.84% 16.07% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 7
Average daily rate £346 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £248 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £450 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.36% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.61 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.10% -25.66%
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
89 56 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.29% 4.21% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 37
Average daily rate £350 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £241 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

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 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 (82.86%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
3 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 19 (54.29%) SCOM
5 19 (54.29%) VMware
5 19 (54.29%) ITIL
6 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (48.57%) Windows Server
8 14 (40.00%) Citrix
9 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
10 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
10 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (28.57%) VMware ESX
12 9 (25.71%) Cisco
12 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
13 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
13 8 (22.86%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (22.86%) DNS
13 8 (22.86%) DHCP
13 8 (22.86%) XenApp
14 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 7 (20.00%) MS Office
14 7 (20.00%) HP
14 7 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
15 6 (17.14%) Finance
15 6 (17.14%) XenDesktop

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
2 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (14.29%) Lync
4 4 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) DHCP
1 8 (22.86%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) SAN
3 4 (11.43%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) LDAP
4 2 (5.71%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) Broadband
5 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Informix
2 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) IT Support
2 5 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) IT Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) IT Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Senior IT Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Service Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Services Manager
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) LAMP
2 1 (2.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.43%) Private Cloud
3 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
3 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (48.57%) Windows Server
5 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.71%) Linux
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.71%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) Release Management
4 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.57%) Line Management
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Server Building
5 3 (8.57%) Service Management
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Change Control
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Kanban
6 2 (5.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.71%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 8 (22.86%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (22.86%) XenApp
5 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (17.14%) XenDesktop
6 3 (8.57%) Terminal Services
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.86%) vCloud
8 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (54.29%) SCOM
2 6 (17.14%) WSUS
3 2 (5.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.86%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (54.29%) VMware
3 14 (40.00%) Citrix
4 9 (25.71%) Cisco
5 7 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (11.43%) AppSense
6 4 (11.43%) IBM
7 2 (5.71%) EMC
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.71%) Sun
7 2 (5.71%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) Avaya
8 1 (2.86%) Polycom
8 1 (2.86%) Veritas