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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 63 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 12 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.38% 2.12% 1.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.00% 41.18% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £180 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £103 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £325 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £20.13 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.01%
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
60 34 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.90% 5.15% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 27
Average daily rate £338 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
6 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
6 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
6 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
7 7 (30.43%) VMware
8 6 (26.09%) MS Office
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (21.74%) SAN
9 5 (21.74%) Application Packaging
10 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 4 (17.39%) ITIL
10 4 (17.39%) MCP
10 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
10 4 (17.39%) Firewall
10 4 (17.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (13.04%) Service Management
11 3 (13.04%) Citrix
12 2 (8.70%) Firmware
12 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
12 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (8.70%) Migration
12 2 (8.70%) Device Driver

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) SNMP
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) SSL
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Desktop Support
2 3 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Firmware
2 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Information Governance
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) ITSM
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Tcl
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (17.39%) MCP
4 2 (8.70%) MCTS
4 2 (8.70%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Altiris
5 2 (8.70%) NetApp
5 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec
5 2 (8.70%) AppSense
6 1 (4.35%) McAfee
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) EMC