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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 64 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs citing SCCM 94 40 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.22% 1.33% 2.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.35% 19.90% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 36
Median daily rate £300 £180 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £107 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £54.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.94% +160.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.19 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +13.71%
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
386 201 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.24% 6.69% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 109 123
Median daily rate £330 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £164 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 9
Median hourly rate £38.00 £18.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.66% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £14.80 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £32.20 £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+65.23% +7.69%

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 1 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 1 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 +22 35 £413 +233.53% 1
Renfrewshire - 26 £308 - 1
Glasgow +3 13 £225 -30.76% 2
Dundee +5 3 £135 +42.10%
Lanarkshire +4 2 £108 -61.60%
North Lanarkshire +9 1 - -
Aberdeen -4 1 £125 -30.55%
Inverclyde - 1 £165 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £375 -
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 102 (78.46%) Windows
2 72 (55.38%) Microsoft
2 72 (55.38%) Active Directory
3 56 (43.08%) Windows Server
4 52 (40.00%) ITIL
5 48 (36.92%) VMware
5 48 (36.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (36.15%) PowerShell
7 39 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (29.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 36 (27.69%) Citrix
10 34 (26.15%) HP
11 30 (23.08%) MS Exchange
11 30 (23.08%) Security Cleared
11 30 (23.08%) Windows 7
12 27 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (20.00%) SQL
13 26 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
14 24 (18.46%) Finance
14 24 (18.46%) SC Cleared
14 24 (18.46%) SCOM
15 23 (17.69%) XenApp
15 23 (17.69%) MS Excel
15 23 (17.69%) Enterprise Software
16 22 (16.92%) DHCP
16 22 (16.92%) TCP/IP
17 21 (16.15%) DNS
18 20 (15.38%) SSL
18 20 (15.38%) SNMP
18 20 (15.38%) SQL Server

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 30 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (6.92%) Skype for Business
6 8 (6.15%) OpenStack
7 7 (5.38%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (17.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.54%) Office 365
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.92%) DHCP
1 22 (16.92%) TCP/IP
2 21 (16.15%) DNS
3 20 (15.38%) SNMP
3 20 (15.38%) SSL
4 15 (11.54%) SAN
5 12 (9.23%) HTTP
5 12 (9.23%) HTTPS
6 11 (8.46%) Firewall
7 9 (6.92%) LAN
8 8 (6.15%) WAN
9 6 (4.62%) NAS
9 6 (4.62%) VPN
10 5 (3.85%) iSCSI
10 5 (3.85%) SMTP
11 4 (3.08%) NetScaler
12 3 (2.31%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.31%) VoIP
13 2 (1.54%) Cisco ISE
13 2 (1.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 24 (18.46%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Banking
2 6 (4.62%) Publishing
3 4 (3.08%) Legal
4 3 (2.31%) Law
5 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (13.85%) Analyst
2 12 (9.23%) IT Support
3 11 (8.46%) Administrator
4 10 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Consultant
5 8 (6.15%) SCCM Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.38%) IT Analyst
6 7 (5.38%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.62%) Applications Packager
7 6 (4.62%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (4.62%) Server Specialist
7 6 (4.62%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (4.62%) Systems Support
7 6 (4.62%) Systems Support Analyst
7 6 (4.62%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (3.85%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.62%) REST
2 5 (3.85%) Middleware
3 2 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.69%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (13.85%) Clustering
3 14 (10.77%) Blackberry
4 10 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.62%) PKI
6 5 (3.85%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.08%) Credit Risk
7 4 (3.08%) Device Driver
7 4 (3.08%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.31%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.31%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.54%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.54%) NHS
9 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.54%) Replication
9 2 (1.54%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.77%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 102 (78.46%) Windows
2 56 (43.08%) Windows Server
3 48 (36.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (8.46%) Windows 10
8 7 (5.38%) Linux
9 4 (3.08%) Unix
9 4 (3.08%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.54%) Android
10 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.00%) ITIL
2 18 (13.85%) Migration
3 16 (12.31%) Software Distribution
4 15 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 15 (11.54%) Virtual Environments
5 13 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 12 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.23%) Application Packaging
6 12 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (7.69%) Security Patching
8 9 (6.92%) Analytics
8 9 (6.92%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.38%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.38%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.62%) API Development
10 6 (4.62%) API Integration
10 6 (4.62%) High Availability
11 5 (3.85%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.85%) Server Building
11 5 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (36.15%) PowerShell
2 26 (20.00%) SQL
3 15 (11.54%) C#
4 11 (8.46%) VBScript
5 7 (5.38%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.38%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.85%) Jython
6 5 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (1.54%) C
8 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 27 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (18.46%) SC Cleared
4 13 (10.00%) MCSA
5 12 (9.23%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (9.23%) MCP
6 10 (7.69%) Degree
7 5 (3.85%) MCTS
8 4 (3.08%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.54%) MCSE
10 1 (0.77%) CCNP
10 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.77%) HND
10 1 (0.77%) MCITP
10 1 (0.77%) OCA
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (5.38%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (4.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (55.38%) Active Directory
2 26 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 23 (17.69%) XenApp
4 18 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (13.85%) XenDesktop
5 14 (10.77%) Hyper-V
6 9 (6.92%) Firmware
7 8 (6.15%) VMware ESX
7 8 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.31%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.54%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.54%) Veritas File System
10 2 (1.54%) vSphere
11 1 (0.77%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.77%) UAG
11 1 (0.77%) vCloud
11 1 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (29.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 24 (18.46%) SCOM
3 18 (13.85%) WSUS
4 12 (9.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 11 (8.46%) Failover Clustering
5 11 (8.46%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (8.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (4.62%) SCVMM
7 5 (3.85%) BladeLogic
7 5 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (3.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 5 (3.85%) Puppet
7 5 (3.85%) SCOrch
8 3 (2.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.54%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.54%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (1.54%) vRealize
10 1 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.77%) OpenView
Vendors
1 72 (55.38%) Microsoft
2 48 (36.92%) VMware
3 36 (27.69%) Citrix
4 34 (26.15%) HP
5 17 (13.08%) Symantec
6 15 (11.54%) Altiris
7 14 (10.77%) CA
8 12 (9.23%) AppSense
8 12 (9.23%) Cisco
9 8 (6.15%) ServiceNow
10 7 (5.38%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.85%) arcserve
11 5 (3.85%) BMC
11 5 (3.85%) Dell
12 4 (3.08%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.08%) Brocade
12 4 (3.08%) Lumension
13 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.54%) CommVault
14 2 (1.54%) Veritas
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