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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 83 61 74
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Contract jobs citing SCCM 42 58 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.43% 2.37% 1.77%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.10% 29.90% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 15
Average daily rate
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£210 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £123 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £309
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.62 £10.00 £31.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -68.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +20.00%
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
209 194 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.14% 7.93% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 85 76
Average daily rate £325 £360 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £263 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.62 £10.00 £31.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -68.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 15 £310 -4.61% 2
Glasgow -9 8 £158 -60.62% 1
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 58 (69.05%) Windows
2 45 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
4 31 (36.90%) VMware
5 27 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (29.76%) Windows 7
7 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (28.57%) SAN
7 24 (28.57%) HP
8 20 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (21.43%) SCOM
9 18 (21.43%) MS Exchange
10 17 (20.24%) MS Office
11 15 (17.86%) Replication
12 14 (16.67%) SharePoint
12 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (16.67%) Application Packaging
13 13 (15.48%) PowerShell
13 13 (15.48%) ITIL
14 12 (14.29%) Lync
15 11 (13.10%) Firewall
16 10 (11.90%) Migration
16 10 (11.90%) Windows XP
16 10 (11.90%) CommVault
16 10 (11.90%) DNS
17 9 (10.71%) SQL
17 9 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
17 9 (10.71%) NAS
18 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
18 8 (9.52%) Finance

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 12 (14.29%) Lync
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.38%) IIS
5 2 (2.38%) JBoss
5 2 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (20.24%) MS Office
2 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.57%) SAN
2 11 (13.10%) Firewall
3 10 (11.90%) DNS
4 9 (10.71%) NAS
5 8 (9.52%) LAN
5 8 (9.52%) DHCP
6 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.33%) WAN
7 4 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (3.57%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.57%) SSL
8 3 (3.57%) SNMP
9 2 (2.38%) Internet
10 1 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.19%) VPN
10 1 (1.19%) Broadband
10 1 (1.19%) VoIP
10 1 (1.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MSI
1 3 (3.57%) AdminStudio
2 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.38%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Consultant
2 11 (13.10%) Analyst
3 10 (11.90%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Desktop Support
4 8 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (8.33%) IT Support
6 6 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.76%) Administrator
9 3 (3.57%) Operations Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 4 (4.76%) Middleware
3 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (1.19%) XML
4 1 (1.19%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.19%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Replication
2 6 (7.14%) Clustering
3 4 (4.76%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.76%) iPad
3 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.57%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.19%) GIS
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (69.05%) Windows
2 25 (29.76%) Windows 7
3 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (11.90%) Windows XP
7 7 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.76%) Android
9 2 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.48%) ITIL
2 10 (11.90%) Migration
3 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 4 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (4.76%) Business Continuity Management
5 3 (3.57%) Service Management
6 2 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.38%) Validation
6 2 (2.38%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.38%) ITIL V2
6 2 (2.38%) Software Distribution
6 2 (2.38%) Coaching
7 1 (1.19%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.19%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.19%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.19%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (2.38%) VB
3 2 (2.38%) C
3 2 (2.38%) REXX
3 2 (2.38%) Tcl
4 1 (1.19%) VBA
4 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.76%) Degree
5 3 (3.57%) MCSE
6 2 (2.38%) MCSA
6 2 (2.38%) CCNA
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.38%) MCP
6 2 (2.38%) MCTS
7 1 (1.19%) MCITP
7 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) HND
7 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 45 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 27 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (3.57%) Firmware
4 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.38%) DFS Replication
5 2 (2.38%) vSphere
5 2 (2.38%) XenApp
6 1 (1.19%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 18 (21.43%) SCOM
2 6 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (5.95%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (5.95%) WSUS
4 3 (3.57%) DameWare
5 2 (2.38%) SCSM
6 1 (1.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
2 31 (36.90%) VMware
3 24 (28.57%) HP
4 10 (11.90%) CommVault
5 8 (9.52%) Cisco
6 7 (8.33%) Dell
6 7 (8.33%) Symantec
7 5 (5.95%) Apple
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle
8 4 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.76%) NetApp
8 4 (4.76%) Veritas
8 4 (4.76%) Citrix
9 3 (3.57%) IBM
9 3 (3.57%) EMC
9 3 (3.57%) Sophos
9 3 (3.57%) Veeam
10 2 (2.38%) Fujitsu
10 2 (2.38%) CA
10 2 (2.38%) Lotus
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