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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 72 95 72
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Contract jobs citing SCCM 54 38 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.42% 1.19% 2.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.34% 16.74% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 41
Median daily rate £275 £235 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £464 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.48% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.13 £13.73 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.74% -21.55%
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
253 227 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.35% 7.11% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 113 147
Median daily rate £321 £338 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.88% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £133 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% -43.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Renfrewshire - 21 £303 - 2
Glasgow +16 17 £200 -4.76%
Edinburgh +2 7 £219 -27.08% 3
North Lanarkshire +6 3 - -
Fife - 2 - -
West Lothian - 2 £325 -
Aberdeen -2 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £165 -
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (69.86%) Windows
2 72 (49.32%) Microsoft
3 68 (46.58%) Active Directory
4 55 (37.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 51 (34.93%) Windows Server
6 46 (31.51%) VMware
6 46 (31.51%) PowerShell
7 43 (29.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (28.77%) ITIL
9 40 (27.40%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (26.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (26.03%) Microsoft App-V
12 35 (23.97%) Security Cleared
13 32 (21.92%) HP
14 31 (21.23%) SSL
14 31 (21.23%) SNMP
14 31 (21.23%) TCP/IP
15 29 (19.86%) SC Cleared
15 29 (19.86%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (18.49%) MS Excel
16 27 (18.49%) Citrix
17 25 (17.12%) Windows 7
18 24 (16.44%) Software Delivery
19 23 (15.75%) MS Exchange
19 23 (15.75%) SQL
20 21 (14.38%) C#
20 21 (14.38%) Finance
21 20 (13.70%) Migration
21 20 (13.70%) SCOM
22 19 (13.01%) Altiris

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 23 (15.75%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.90%) OpenStack
3 10 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (5.48%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.11%) Skype for Business
7 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (18.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.79%) Office 365
2 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.23%) SNMP
1 31 (21.23%) SSL
1 31 (21.23%) TCP/IP
2 17 (11.64%) DHCP
3 16 (10.96%) DNS
4 11 (7.53%) HTTP
4 11 (7.53%) HTTPS
5 9 (6.16%) SAN
6 7 (4.79%) Firewall
7 6 (4.11%) LAN
7 6 (4.11%) NetScaler
8 5 (3.42%) SMTP
8 5 (3.42%) WAN
9 3 (2.05%) VoIP
9 3 (2.05%) VPN
10 2 (1.37%) Internet
11 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.68%) LDAP
11 1 (0.68%) SMS
11 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (5.48%) MSI
2 4 (2.74%) InstallShield
3 3 (2.05%) AdminStudio
General
1 21 (14.38%) Finance
2 12 (8.22%) Publishing
3 6 (4.11%) Banking
4 4 (2.74%) Legal
5 3 (2.05%) Law
6 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (9.59%) Analyst
2 13 (8.90%) Applications Packager
3 12 (8.22%) SCCM Engineer
4 9 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (6.16%) Administrator
4 9 (6.16%) Consultant
4 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (6.16%) Support Engineer
5 8 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (5.48%) IT Support
5 8 (5.48%) Support Analyst
5 8 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (5.48%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (4.11%) Build Engineer
6 6 (4.11%) IT Engineer
6 6 (4.11%) Server Specialist
7 5 (3.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (2.74%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.11%) REST
2 2 (1.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.40%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (9.59%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.16%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.16%) Clustering
4 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.79%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.11%) PKI
6 4 (2.74%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.74%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.74%) Market Risk
7 3 (2.05%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.37%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.68%) iPad
9 1 (0.68%) iPhone
9 1 (0.68%) NHS
9 1 (0.68%) Replication
9 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 102 (69.86%) Windows
2 51 (34.93%) Windows Server
3 39 (26.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (19.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (17.12%) Windows 7
6 16 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (6.85%) Linux
8 7 (4.79%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.74%) Unix
9 4 (2.74%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.37%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.68%) Android
11 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.77%) ITIL
2 24 (16.44%) Software Delivery
3 20 (13.70%) Migration
4 18 (12.33%) Application Packaging
4 18 (12.33%) Software Distribution
5 17 (11.64%) Virtual Environments
6 15 (10.27%) Analytics
6 15 (10.27%) Configuration Management
7 13 (8.90%) Unit Testing
8 12 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (6.85%) Security Patching
10 9 (6.16%) Service Design
11 8 (5.48%) Application Virtualisation
11 8 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (4.79%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.11%) API Development
13 6 (4.11%) API Integration
13 6 (4.11%) High Availability
13 6 (4.11%) Service Management
14 5 (3.42%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.51%) PowerShell
2 23 (15.75%) SQL
3 21 (14.38%) C#
4 16 (10.96%) VBScript
5 7 (4.79%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.37%) C
6 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (29.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (23.97%) Security Cleared
3 29 (19.86%) SC Cleared
4 18 (12.33%) MCSA
5 15 (10.27%) Degree
5 15 (10.27%) MCP
6 14 (9.59%) MCTS
7 12 (8.22%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.74%) MCSE
9 3 (2.05%) MCITP
10 2 (1.37%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.37%) ACSA
10 2 (1.37%) CCENT
10 2 (1.37%) CCNA
10 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.37%) CISSP
10 2 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.37%) SANS
10 2 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) SLA
2 6 (4.11%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (3.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 68 (46.58%) Active Directory
2 38 (26.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 19 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (10.96%) Firmware
4 16 (10.96%) XenApp
5 15 (10.27%) XenDesktop
6 14 (9.59%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (3.42%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.37%) vSphere
9 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.68%) UAG
9 1 (0.68%) vCloud
9 1 (0.68%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 55 (37.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 20 (13.70%) SCOM
3 15 (10.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 13 (8.90%) PowerCLI
5 11 (7.53%) WSUS
6 8 (5.48%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (5.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (4.11%) SCVMM
8 5 (3.42%) CA Spectrum
8 5 (3.42%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (2.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.37%) Backup Exec
11 2 (1.37%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (1.37%) vRealize
12 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.68%) OpenView
12 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 72 (49.32%) Microsoft
2 46 (31.51%) VMware
3 32 (21.92%) HP
4 27 (18.49%) Citrix
5 19 (13.01%) Altiris
6 16 (10.96%) Symantec
7 15 (10.27%) AppSense
8 10 (6.85%) CA
9 9 (6.16%) Red Hat
10 8 (5.48%) ServiceNow
11 7 (4.79%) Cisco
12 5 (3.42%) arcserve
13 4 (2.74%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.74%) Apple
13 4 (2.74%) Brocade
13 4 (2.74%) Intel Security
13 4 (2.74%) Lumension
14 3 (2.05%) Sophos
15 2 (1.37%) Infoblox
16 1 (0.68%) Opsware
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