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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 73 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing SCCM 60 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.18% 1.30% 1.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.27% 23.02% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 10 11
Average daily rate
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£250 £143 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.43% -48.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £103 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £335 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £160.00 £15.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +923.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-9.75% +3.79%
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
205 139 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.43% 5.63% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 68 71
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £259 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £160.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +814.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +27.02%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 16 £250 +92.30%
Aberdeen +20 12 £110 - 1
Glasgow -20 9 £275 -8.33%
Fife - 2 £370 - 1
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
Aberdeenshire - - - -
SCCM
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SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 85 (75.89%) Windows
2 57 (50.89%) Microsoft
3 55 (49.11%) Windows 7
4 51 (45.54%) Active Directory
5 31 (27.68%) Security Cleared
6 30 (26.79%) SC Cleared
7 29 (25.89%) Windows XP
8 26 (23.21%) MS Office
8 26 (23.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 24 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 24 (21.43%) Application Packaging
10 22 (19.64%) VMware
11 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (18.75%) TCP/IP
12 20 (17.86%) SAN
13 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (16.07%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (15.18%) Dell
16 16 (14.29%) Citrix
16 16 (14.29%) HP
16 16 (14.29%) ITIL
16 16 (14.29%) PowerShell
17 14 (12.50%) SSL
17 14 (12.50%) SNMP
17 14 (12.50%) Firmware
17 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (11.61%) Migration
18 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (11.61%) Mentoring
19 12 (10.71%) MSI

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.68%) IIS
3 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.89%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (23.21%) MS Office
2 11 (9.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 20 (17.86%) SAN
3 14 (12.50%) SSL
3 14 (12.50%) SNMP
4 8 (7.14%) VLAN
5 7 (6.25%) VPN
6 6 (5.36%) Firewall
7 5 (4.46%) LAN
7 5 (4.46%) DNS
7 5 (4.46%) DHCP
7 5 (4.46%) Network Security
8 3 (2.68%) VoIP
8 3 (2.68%) WAN
9 2 (1.79%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.79%) NAS
9 2 (1.79%) WLAN
10 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.89%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.71%) MSI
2 5 (4.46%) InstallShield
3 3 (2.68%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.79%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (9.82%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (17.86%) Desktop Support
2 16 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 14 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) Architect
5 8 (7.14%) Applications Packager
6 6 (5.36%) Administrator
7 5 (4.46%) Technical Support
7 5 (4.46%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Build Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.57%) Consultant
8 4 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.68%) Support Analyst
10 2 (1.79%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.43%) Application Packaging
2 6 (5.36%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (12.50%) Firmware
3 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.25%) Device Driver
5 5 (4.46%) PDA
6 3 (2.68%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.68%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.79%) NHS
8 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.89%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.89%) Clustering
8 1 (0.89%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 85 (75.89%) Windows
2 55 (49.11%) Windows 7
3 29 (25.89%) Windows XP
4 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.46%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.46%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.68%) UNIX
8 3 (2.68%) Linux
9 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.89%) AIX
10 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.29%) ITIL
2 13 (11.61%) Migration
2 13 (11.61%) Mentoring
3 8 (7.14%) Line Management
3 8 (7.14%) Project Management
4 7 (6.25%) Workflow
5 6 (5.36%) Software Deployment
6 5 (4.46%) Software Distribution
7 4 (3.57%) Service Management
7 4 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.57%) ITSM
8 3 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.68%) TOGAF
9 2 (1.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.79%) Data Protection
9 2 (1.79%) Information Governance
9 2 (1.79%) Six Sigma
9 2 (1.79%) CAE
9 2 (1.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.93%) VB
3 7 (6.25%) SQL
3 7 (6.25%) VBScript
4 3 (2.68%) Tcl
5 2 (1.79%) REXX
5 2 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (27.68%) Security Cleared
2 30 (26.79%) SC Cleared
3 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (9.82%) MCP
4 11 (9.82%) MCTS
4 11 (9.82%) Degree
5 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.57%) MCSE
6 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.68%) CCNA
7 2 (1.79%) PMP
7 2 (1.79%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.79%) MCSA
8 1 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) SLA
2 4 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 51 (45.54%) Active Directory
2 26 (23.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.46%) vSphere
5 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.79%) XenApp
7 2 (1.79%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (8.93%) SCOM
3 7 (6.25%) WSUS
4 4 (3.57%) SCSM
4 4 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.79%) OpenView
5 2 (1.79%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.79%) DameWare
6 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.89%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 57 (50.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.64%) VMware
3 17 (15.18%) Dell
4 16 (14.29%) Citrix
4 16 (14.29%) HP
5 10 (8.93%) AppSense
6 9 (8.04%) Altiris
7 7 (6.25%) Symantec
7 7 (6.25%) Cisco
8 6 (5.36%) CA
9 5 (4.46%) Compaq
9 5 (4.46%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.57%) Dell KACE
10 4 (3.57%) CommVault
10 4 (3.57%) Wyse
11 3 (2.68%) NetApp
11 3 (2.68%) EMC
11 3 (2.68%) Lumension
11 3 (2.68%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.79%) IBM
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