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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 79 91 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -33
Contract jobs citing SCCM 46 32 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.83% 1.21% 2.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.35% 16.93% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 25
Average daily rate £219 £176 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% -41.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £99 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £329 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.81 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -29.75%
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
226 189 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.98% 7.13% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 97 83
Average daily rate £303 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.63% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.17%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 21 £350 +33.33% 2
Glasgow +10 13 £96 -69.02% 3
Renfrewshire -3 5 £238 +5.20% 1
North Lanarkshire - 4 £125 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £200 -
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 66 (71.74%) Windows
2 65 (70.65%) Microsoft
3 51 (55.43%) Active Directory
4 40 (43.48%) Windows 7
5 37 (40.22%) ITIL
6 35 (38.04%) Windows Server
7 32 (34.78%) VMware
8 31 (33.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (32.61%) Citrix
10 26 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (27.17%) MS Exchange
11 25 (27.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 21 (22.83%) SCOM
13 19 (20.65%) MS Office
14 18 (19.57%) PowerShell
15 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
16 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (15.22%) Application Packaging
17 14 (15.22%) HP
17 14 (15.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 14 (15.22%) SQL
18 12 (13.04%) VMware ESX
18 12 (13.04%) Service Management
18 12 (13.04%) MCP
18 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
18 12 (13.04%) Cisco
18 12 (13.04%) XenApp
18 12 (13.04%) WSUS

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 25 (27.17%) MS Exchange
2 16 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.70%) IIS
4 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.43%) Skype for Business
6 4 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.09%) GroupWise
7 1 (1.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (20.65%) MS Office
2 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Office 365
2 2 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.96%) DHCP
1 11 (11.96%) DNS
1 11 (11.96%) SAN
1 11 (11.96%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.70%) Firewall
2 8 (8.70%) SNMP
2 8 (8.70%) SSL
3 6 (6.52%) HTTP
3 6 (6.52%) HTTPS
3 6 (6.52%) iSCSI
3 6 (6.52%) NAS
4 4 (4.35%) VPN
5 2 (2.17%) LAN
5 2 (2.17%) LDAP
5 2 (2.17%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.17%) WAN
6 1 (1.09%) Broadband
6 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) Informix
2 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) InstallShield
1 3 (3.26%) MSI
1 3 (3.26%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.09%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (7.61%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Banking
2 2 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Analyst
2 13 (14.13%) Desktop Support
3 10 (10.87%) Consultant
3 10 (10.87%) IT Support
3 10 (10.87%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) VMware Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Applications Packager
8 4 (4.35%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) Middleware
2 2 (2.17%) LAMP
3 1 (1.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.87%) NHS
3 8 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.52%) Public Cloud
5 5 (5.43%) Clustering
6 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.35%) Private Cloud
7 3 (3.26%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.26%) Fat Client
7 3 (3.26%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 66 (71.74%) Windows
2 40 (43.48%) Windows 7
3 35 (38.04%) Windows Server
4 31 (33.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.87%) Windows 8
7 8 (8.70%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.17%) Linux
9 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.17%) Solaris
10 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.22%) ITIL
2 14 (15.22%) Application Packaging
3 12 (13.04%) Service Management
4 11 (11.96%) ITSM
5 9 (9.78%) Project Management
6 8 (8.70%) Software Delivery
7 7 (7.61%) Migration
7 7 (7.61%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.52%) Six Sigma
8 6 (6.52%) Software Distribution
8 6 (6.52%) Validation
9 5 (5.43%) Release Management
9 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.35%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.35%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.35%) OO
11 3 (3.26%) Line Management
11 3 (3.26%) Server Building
12 2 (2.17%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.57%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.22%) SQL
3 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.26%) Jython
4 3 (3.26%) Python
4 3 (3.26%) VBScript
5 2 (2.17%) VB
6 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.04%) MCP
3 11 (11.96%) Degree
3 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
4 9 (9.78%) MCTS
5 7 (7.61%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (7.61%) MCSE
6 6 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (55.43%) Active Directory
2 25 (27.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (13.04%) VMware ESX
4 12 (13.04%) XenApp
5 11 (11.96%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (9.78%) Hyper-V
6 9 (9.78%) XenDesktop
7 8 (8.70%) Firmware
8 3 (3.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (3.26%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.26%) vSphere
9 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.09%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.09%) NDS
10 1 (1.09%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (1.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (22.83%) SCOM
2 14 (15.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (13.04%) WSUS
4 4 (4.35%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.26%) BladeLogic
5 3 (3.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 3 (3.26%) Puppet
6 2 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.09%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (1.09%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.09%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 65 (70.65%) Microsoft
2 32 (34.78%) VMware
3 30 (32.61%) Citrix
4 14 (15.22%) HP
5 12 (13.04%) Cisco
6 8 (8.70%) Symantec
7 6 (6.52%) CA
8 4 (4.35%) AppSense
8 4 (4.35%) IBM
9 3 (3.26%) BMC
9 3 (3.26%) Dell
10 2 (2.17%) EMC
10 2 (2.17%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.17%) Oracle
10 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.17%) Sun
11 1 (1.09%) Apple
11 1 (1.09%) Polycom
11 1 (1.09%) SolarWinds
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 4 days ago