The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 63 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 9 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.06% 1.83% 1.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.52% 35.29% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £102 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £160.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.38 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.42% +3.16%
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 Glasgow region.

Systems Management Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
58 34 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.80% 5.20% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 29
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £413 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £160.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.68% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the Glasgow region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Glasgow region.

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (79.17%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) VMware
6 7 (29.17%) Application Packaging
7 6 (25.00%) MS Office
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (20.83%) SAN
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco
9 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.67%) Citrix
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (16.67%) MCP
9 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (16.67%) Firewall
9 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (12.50%) Service Management
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (12.50%) SQL
11 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 2 (8.33%) IIS
11 2 (8.33%) VPN
11 2 (8.33%) DNS

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Desktop Support
2 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Architect
2 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
2 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
3 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.33%) Firmware
2 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
3 2 (8.33%) Workflow
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.33%) Information Governance
4 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITSM
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.67%) MCP
4 2 (8.33%) MCSA
4 2 (8.33%) MCTS
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
2 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) AppSense
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec
5 2 (8.33%) Altiris
6 1 (4.17%) McAfee
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) EMC