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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 92 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing SCCM 40 59 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.34% 2.23% 1.87%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.51% 28.92% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 15
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£180 £175 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £108 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £288 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.82% -8.36%
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 £19.50 £16.00 £19.02
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -15.87%
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
186 204 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.21% 7.71% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 111 95
Average daily rate £325 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £391 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +73.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £21.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £32.75 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.53%

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 7 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 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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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 -5 12 £124 -45.00% 6
Glasgow -11 10 £325 +134.23% 2
Aberdeen +3 7 £180 +20.00%
West Lothian - 2 £258 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
South Ayrshire - 2 - -
Dundee - 1 £95 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £280 -
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 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 73 (84.88%) Windows
2 60 (69.77%) Active Directory
3 43 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (48.84%) Windows 7
5 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
6 30 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (31.40%) VMware
8 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (26.74%) MS Office
9 23 (26.74%) MS Exchange
10 21 (24.42%) Application Packaging
11 19 (22.09%) Data Centre
11 19 (22.09%) Windows XP
11 19 (22.09%) HP
11 19 (22.09%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (17.44%) ITIL
13 14 (16.28%) Cisco
13 14 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (15.12%) CommVault
15 12 (13.95%) DNS
15 12 (13.95%) VoIP
16 11 (12.79%) DHCP
16 11 (12.79%) SLA
16 11 (12.79%) Citrix
16 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2007
17 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
17 10 (11.63%) vSphere
17 10 (11.63%) Lync
17 10 (11.63%) Migration
18 9 (10.47%) MSI

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 23 (26.74%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (11.63%) Lync
4 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.49%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (26.74%) MS Office
2 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) PaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) VoIP
1 12 (13.95%) DNS
2 11 (12.79%) DHCP
3 9 (10.47%) SAN
4 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.14%) Firewall
5 7 (8.14%) WAN
5 7 (8.14%) LAN
6 5 (5.81%) iSCSI
6 5 (5.81%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (4.65%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.49%) Network Security
8 3 (3.49%) WLAN
8 3 (3.49%) SNMP
8 3 (3.49%) Internet
8 3 (3.49%) SSL
9 2 (2.33%) VPN
9 2 (2.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MSI
2 8 (9.30%) AdminStudio
3 3 (3.49%) InstallShield
4 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.16%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.16%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Analyst
2 18 (20.93%) Support Engineer
3 15 (17.44%) Support Analyst
4 14 (16.28%) Desktop Support
5 7 (8.14%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (8.14%) Applications Packager
5 7 (8.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) IT Support
7 5 (5.81%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.65%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Data Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.42%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.16%) HTML
3 1 (1.16%) XML
3 1 (1.16%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.65%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.65%) Replication
3 3 (3.49%) Device Driver
3 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (2.33%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.16%) GIS
5 1 (1.16%) e-Health
5 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 73 (84.88%) Windows
2 43 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (48.84%) Windows 7
4 30 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (22.09%) Windows XP
7 8 (9.30%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.65%) Android
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.33%) AIX
10 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) ITIL
2 10 (11.63%) Migration
3 9 (10.47%) Service Management
4 4 (4.65%) Project Management
5 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.49%) Software Delivery
5 3 (3.49%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.33%) Validation
6 2 (2.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.33%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.33%) Change Control
6 2 (2.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (2.33%) Software Distribution
6 2 (2.33%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.33%) DNA
6 2 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) SQL
2 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.65%) VB
4 3 (3.49%) VBScript
5 2 (2.33%) REXX
5 2 (2.33%) Tcl
6 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.65%) Degree
5 3 (3.49%) HND
6 2 (2.33%) MCP
6 2 (2.33%) MCSA
6 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.16%) MCITP
7 1 (1.16%) MCSE
7 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (69.77%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (11.63%) vSphere
5 7 (8.14%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.49%) XenApp
6 3 (3.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (3.49%) Firmware
7 2 (2.33%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.33%) vCloud
8 1 (1.16%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.16%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (6.98%) WSUS
2 5 (5.81%) SCOM
3 4 (4.65%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.49%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.49%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.33%) AppDNA
5 2 (2.33%) SCSM
6 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.16%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.16%) WMI
6 1 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.16%) DameWare
Vendors
1 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
2 27 (31.40%) VMware
3 19 (22.09%) HP
4 14 (16.28%) Cisco
5 13 (15.12%) CommVault
6 11 (12.79%) Citrix
7 7 (8.14%) Symantec
8 6 (6.98%) McAfee
9 5 (5.81%) Oracle
10 4 (4.65%) EMC
10 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.49%) AppSense
11 3 (3.49%) Sophos
11 3 (3.49%) Lotus
11 3 (3.49%) CA
12 2 (2.33%) Dell
12 2 (2.33%) Veritas
12 2 (2.33%) Lumension
12 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
13 1 (1.16%) Dell Compellent
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