The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 94 74 63
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs citing SCCM 43 61 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.34% 2.22% 1.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.16% 26.99% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 12
Average daily rate
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£180 £191 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.75% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £110 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +32.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -24.39%
SCCM
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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
194 226 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.06% 8.22% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 131 79
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £175 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £416 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +73.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £21.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £27.50 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -9 14 £138 -38.88% 4
Glasgow +4 12 £298 +70.00% 3
Aberdeen -2 7 £180 +38.46%
North Lanarkshire - 4 £115 -
Lanarkshire - 2 £191 -
Dundee - 1 £95 -
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 76 (85.39%) Windows
2 63 (70.79%) Active Directory
3 46 (51.69%) Windows 7
4 44 (49.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
5 32 (35.96%) VMware
6 31 (34.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (31.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (30.34%) MS Exchange
9 22 (24.72%) MS Office
9 22 (24.72%) Application Packaging
10 20 (22.47%) Data Centre
10 20 (22.47%) Windows XP
10 20 (22.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (20.22%) ITIL
12 17 (19.10%) HP
13 16 (17.98%) Cisco
13 16 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (14.61%) CommVault
14 13 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2007
15 12 (13.48%) Citrix
15 12 (13.48%) VoIP
16 11 (12.36%) SLA
16 11 (12.36%) Service Management
16 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
17 10 (11.24%) vSphere
17 10 (11.24%) Lync
17 10 (11.24%) DNS
17 10 (11.24%) SAN
17 10 (11.24%) MS Excel

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 27 (30.34%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (11.24%) Lync
4 9 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.37%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (24.72%) MS Office
2 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Office 365
2 3 (3.37%) PaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) VoIP
2 10 (11.24%) DNS
2 10 (11.24%) SAN
3 9 (10.11%) DHCP
4 8 (8.99%) LAN
4 8 (8.99%) WAN
5 7 (7.87%) Firewall
6 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.62%) iSCSI
6 5 (5.62%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (4.49%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.49%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.37%) Network Security
8 3 (3.37%) Internet
8 3 (3.37%) WLAN
9 2 (2.25%) VPN
9 2 (2.25%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.25%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MSI
2 8 (8.99%) AdminStudio
3 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.37%) InstallShield
4 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.12%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.12%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (7.87%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (25.84%) Analyst
2 18 (20.22%) Support Engineer
3 15 (16.85%) Support Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) Desktop Support
5 7 (7.87%) Applications Packager
5 7 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (7.87%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (6.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) IT Support
7 5 (5.62%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.49%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.72%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.25%) .NET
2 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.12%) HTML
3 1 (1.12%) XML
3 1 (1.12%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.62%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.49%) Replication
4 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.25%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.25%) Clustering
5 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.12%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.12%) NHS
6 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.12%) GIS
6 1 (1.12%) e-Health
6 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 76 (85.39%) Windows
2 46 (51.69%) Windows 7
3 44 (49.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (34.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (31.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (22.47%) Windows XP
7 8 (8.99%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.49%) Android
9 2 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.25%) AIX
10 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) ITIL
2 11 (12.36%) Service Management
3 9 (10.11%) Migration
4 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.49%) Project Management
5 3 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.37%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.37%) Data Migration
5 3 (3.37%) ITIL V3
5 3 (3.37%) Test Strategy
5 3 (3.37%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.25%) Software Distribution
6 2 (2.25%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (2.25%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.25%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.25%) Change Control
6 2 (2.25%) Unit Testing
6 2 (2.25%) Integration Testing
6 2 (2.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.11%) SQL
2 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.49%) VB
4 3 (3.37%) VBScript
5 2 (2.25%) REXX
5 2 (2.25%) Tcl
6 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.62%) Degree
4 4 (4.49%) HND
5 3 (3.37%) MCSA
5 3 (3.37%) MCP
6 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.12%) ISEB
7 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (70.79%) Active Directory
2 20 (22.47%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (11.24%) vSphere
5 7 (7.87%) VMware ESX
6 5 (5.62%) XenApp
7 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.37%) vCloud
8 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.25%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.12%) Firmware
10 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.12%) Veritas File System
10 1 (1.12%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) SCOM
2 6 (6.74%) WSUS
3 4 (4.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (4.49%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.37%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.37%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.25%) AppDNA
5 2 (2.25%) SCSM
6 1 (1.12%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.12%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
1 32 (35.96%) VMware
2 17 (19.10%) HP
3 16 (17.98%) Cisco
4 13 (14.61%) CommVault
5 12 (13.48%) Citrix
6 7 (7.87%) Symantec
7 6 (6.74%) McAfee
8 5 (5.62%) Oracle
9 4 (4.49%) EMC
9 4 (4.49%) Lotus
9 4 (4.49%) AppSense
9 4 (4.49%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.37%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.37%) Sophos
10 3 (3.37%) CA
11 2 (2.25%) Dell
11 2 (2.25%) Veritas
11 2 (2.25%) Lumension
12 1 (1.12%) Dell Compellent
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Rate: £110.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
LA International
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago