The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 64 99 71
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -28
Contract jobs citing SCCM 73 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.81% 1.32% 2.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.17% 21.21% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 41
Median daily rate £300 £180 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £103 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £42.00 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.65% -30.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +18.03%
SCCM
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
315 198 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.14% 6.23% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 103 131
Median daily rate £328 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 8
Median hourly rate £41.00 £18.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.62% -32.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+36.90% +9.09%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 31 £413 +233.53% 2
Renfrewshire - 18 £300 - 1
Glasgow +4 10 £150 -51.61% 1
Dundee +3 2 £123 +28.94%
Fife - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire +7 1 - -
Lanarkshire +5 1 £100 -47.71%
Aberdeen -1 1 £125 -30.55%
Inverclyde - 1 £165 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 104 (78.79%) Windows
2 71 (53.79%) Microsoft
3 70 (53.03%) Active Directory
4 52 (39.39%) PowerShell
4 52 (39.39%) Windows Server
5 49 (37.12%) ITIL
6 47 (35.61%) VMware
7 46 (34.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (31.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 37 (28.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (27.27%) HP
11 34 (25.76%) Citrix
12 31 (23.48%) Security Cleared
13 30 (22.73%) Windows 7
13 30 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (20.45%) MS Excel
14 27 (20.45%) Microsoft App-V
15 26 (19.70%) MS Exchange
15 26 (19.70%) SQL
16 25 (18.94%) TCP/IP
16 25 (18.94%) Finance
16 25 (18.94%) SC Cleared
17 24 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
18 23 (17.42%) XenApp
18 23 (17.42%) SSL
18 23 (17.42%) SNMP
19 21 (15.91%) SCOM
20 20 (15.15%) DHCP
20 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
20 20 (15.15%) Symantec

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (19.70%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (11.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (6.82%) Skype for Business
6 8 (6.06%) OpenStack
7 7 (5.30%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) assyst
2 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.94%) TCP/IP
2 23 (17.42%) SNMP
2 23 (17.42%) SSL
3 20 (15.15%) DHCP
4 19 (14.39%) DNS
5 15 (11.36%) SAN
6 13 (9.85%) Firewall
7 12 (9.09%) HTTP
7 12 (9.09%) HTTPS
8 8 (6.06%) LAN
9 7 (5.30%) WAN
10 6 (4.55%) NAS
10 6 (4.55%) NetScaler
11 5 (3.79%) iSCSI
11 5 (3.79%) SMTP
11 5 (3.79%) VPN
12 3 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.27%) VoIP
13 2 (1.52%) Cisco ISE
13 2 (1.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) MSI
General
1 25 (18.94%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Publishing
3 5 (3.79%) Banking
4 4 (3.03%) Legal
5 3 (2.27%) Law
6 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (13.64%) Analyst
2 12 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (9.09%) IT Support
3 11 (8.33%) Administrator
3 11 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 8 (6.06%) Consultant
4 8 (6.06%) Support Analyst
4 8 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (5.30%) Applications Packager
5 7 (5.30%) IT Analyst
5 7 (5.30%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (4.55%) Build Engineer
6 6 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (4.55%) Server Specialist
6 6 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (4.55%) Systems Support
6 6 (4.55%) Systems Support Analyst
7 5 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (3.79%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.55%) REST
2 5 (3.79%) Middleware
3 2 (1.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (12.88%) Clustering
3 15 (11.36%) Blackberry
4 10 (7.58%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.58%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.55%) PKI
6 5 (3.79%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.03%) Credit Risk
7 4 (3.03%) Device Driver
7 4 (3.03%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.52%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.52%) NHS
8 2 (1.52%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.52%) Replication
9 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 104 (78.79%) Windows
2 52 (39.39%) Windows Server
3 46 (34.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (28.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 17 (12.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (8.33%) Windows 10
8 10 (7.58%) Linux
9 4 (3.03%) Unix
9 4 (3.03%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.52%) Android
11 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.12%) ITIL
2 18 (13.64%) Migration
3 16 (12.12%) Software Distribution
4 15 (11.36%) Configuration Management
4 15 (11.36%) Virtual Environments
5 14 (10.61%) Software Delivery
6 13 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 11 (8.33%) Application Packaging
9 10 (7.58%) Security Patching
10 9 (6.82%) Analytics
11 7 (5.30%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.55%) API Development
12 6 (4.55%) API Integration
12 6 (4.55%) High Availability
13 5 (3.79%) Application Virtualisation
13 5 (3.79%) Incident Management
13 5 (3.79%) Problem Management
13 5 (3.79%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 52 (39.39%) PowerShell
2 26 (19.70%) SQL
3 18 (13.64%) C#
4 13 (9.85%) VBScript
5 7 (5.30%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.30%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.79%) Jython
6 5 (3.79%) Python
7 2 (1.52%) C
8 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (23.48%) Security Cleared
2 30 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (18.94%) SC Cleared
4 16 (12.12%) MCSA
5 11 (8.33%) Degree
5 11 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (8.33%) MCP
6 5 (3.79%) MCTS
7 4 (3.03%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.52%) CISSP
8 2 (1.52%) MCSE
8 2 (1.52%) SANS
9 1 (0.76%) CCNP
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.76%) HND
9 1 (0.76%) MCITP
9 1 (0.76%) OCA
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (53.03%) Active Directory
2 27 (20.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 23 (17.42%) XenApp
4 17 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (12.88%) XenDesktop
5 14 (10.61%) Hyper-V
6 9 (6.82%) Firmware
7 7 (5.30%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (4.55%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.52%) Veritas File System
9 2 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.52%) vSphere
10 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.76%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.76%) UAG
10 1 (0.76%) vCloud
10 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (31.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 21 (15.91%) SCOM
3 15 (11.36%) WSUS
4 14 (10.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 12 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 11 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
6 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (4.55%) Puppet
7 6 (4.55%) SCVMM
8 5 (3.79%) BladeLogic
8 5 (3.79%) CA Spectrum
8 5 (3.79%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 5 (3.79%) SCOrch
9 3 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (1.52%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.52%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (1.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 71 (53.79%) Microsoft
2 47 (35.61%) VMware
3 36 (27.27%) HP
4 34 (25.76%) Citrix
5 20 (15.15%) Symantec
6 18 (13.64%) Altiris
7 14 (10.61%) CA
8 11 (8.33%) AppSense
8 11 (8.33%) Cisco
9 9 (6.82%) Red Hat
10 8 (6.06%) ServiceNow
11 6 (4.55%) BMC
12 5 (3.79%) arcserve
12 5 (3.79%) Dell
13 4 (3.03%) 3PAR
13 4 (3.03%) Brocade
13 4 (3.03%) Lumension
14 3 (2.27%) CheckPoint
14 3 (2.27%) Intel Security
15 2 (1.52%) Apple
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