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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK / Scotland
Rank 60 81 98
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +17
Contract jobs citing SCCM 49 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.85% 1.74% 1.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.22% 19.31% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 19
Median daily rate £339 £281 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.44% +48.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £96 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £390 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £290 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £16.03
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +24.78%

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
211 233 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.25% 9.03% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 127 112
Median daily rate £388 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £28.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.66% +25.55%

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 25 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +19 22 £344 -1.78% 1
Glasgow +14 20 £400 +280.95% 1
Fife - 2 £100 -
Renfrewshire +10 1 £340 +29.52%
Aberdeen -7 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £350 -
Moray - 1 £100 -
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 69 (64.49%) Windows
2 68 (63.55%) Active Directory
3 50 (46.73%) Microsoft
4 37 (34.58%) ITIL
5 34 (31.78%) PowerShell
6 33 (30.84%) Windows 7
7 31 (28.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (24.30%) VMware
10 25 (23.36%) Windows 10
10 25 (23.36%) Windows Server
11 24 (22.43%) Finance
12 21 (19.63%) Microsoft App-V
12 21 (19.63%) Citrix
13 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (16.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 18 (16.82%) MS Exchange
14 18 (16.82%) SCOM
15 17 (15.89%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (15.89%) DNS
15 17 (15.89%) DHCP
15 17 (15.89%) Symantec
16 16 (14.95%) Security Cleared
16 16 (14.95%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (14.02%) Disclosure Scotland
17 15 (14.02%) Migration
17 15 (14.02%) Service Management
18 14 (13.08%) C#
18 14 (13.08%) VBScript
19 13 (12.15%) ITIL Certification

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 18 (16.82%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (8.41%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.54%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) Office 365
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.87%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.89%) DHCP
1 17 (15.89%) DNS
2 11 (10.28%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.35%) Firewall
4 8 (7.48%) HTTP
4 8 (7.48%) HTTPS
4 8 (7.48%) SNMP
4 8 (7.48%) SSL
5 5 (4.67%) Skype
6 4 (3.74%) LAN
6 4 (3.74%) Network Security
6 4 (3.74%) VPN
6 4 (3.74%) WAN
7 3 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.80%) SAN
8 2 (1.87%) VoIP
9 1 (0.93%) FTP
9 1 (0.93%) LDAP
9 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) AdminStudio
1 2 (1.87%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.87%) WinDbg
General
1 24 (22.43%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Publishing
3 7 (6.54%) Law
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (28.04%) Analyst
2 14 (13.08%) Service Analyst
3 10 (9.35%) SCCM Engineer
3 10 (9.35%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) IT Analyst
4 9 (8.41%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.48%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Consultant
6 7 (6.54%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Security Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Migration Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Email Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.74%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Active Directory Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.48%) Private Cloud
3 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.61%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.67%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.74%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.74%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 69 (64.49%) Windows
2 33 (30.84%) Windows 7
3 31 (28.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (23.36%) Windows 10
5 25 (23.36%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.74%) Linux
7 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.80%) Android
8 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.87%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.58%) ITIL
2 15 (14.02%) Migration
2 15 (14.02%) Service Management
3 12 (11.21%) Virtual Environments
4 11 (10.28%) Software Distribution
5 10 (9.35%) Analytics
6 9 (8.41%) Service Design
7 8 (7.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (7.48%) Software Delivery
8 7 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.54%) BCP
8 7 (6.54%) Business Continuity
8 7 (6.54%) Business Continuity Planning
8 7 (6.54%) Change Control
9 6 (5.61%) Application Packaging
9 6 (5.61%) Project Management
9 6 (5.61%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.67%) Asset Management
10 5 (4.67%) Email Migration
10 5 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.78%) PowerShell
2 14 (13.08%) C#
2 14 (13.08%) VBScript
3 8 (7.48%) SQL
4 2 (1.87%) Java
5 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (14.95%) Security Cleared
3 13 (12.15%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (10.28%) SC Cleared
5 10 (9.35%) MCP
6 7 (6.54%) MCTS
7 6 (5.61%) Degree
8 2 (1.87%) CISSP
8 2 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.87%) MCSE
8 2 (1.87%) SANS
9 1 (0.93%) ISEB
9 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.93%) MCITP
9 1 (0.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.80%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (63.55%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (14.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (12.15%) XenApp
5 12 (11.21%) VMware ESX
6 11 (10.28%) XenDesktop
7 7 (6.54%) Firmware
7 7 (6.54%) Hyper-V
8 6 (5.61%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.87%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.93%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (16.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 18 (16.82%) SCOM
2 10 (9.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (7.48%) WSUS
4 3 (2.80%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.93%) vRealize
Vendors
1 50 (46.73%) Microsoft
2 26 (24.30%) VMware
3 21 (19.63%) Citrix
4 17 (15.89%) Symantec
5 10 (9.35%) HP
6 9 (8.41%) Cisco
7 7 (6.54%) Dell
8 3 (2.80%) Apple
8 3 (2.80%) CA
8 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.87%) AppSense
9 2 (1.87%) Avaya
9 2 (1.87%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.87%) Lumension
9 2 (1.87%) Varonis
10 1 (0.93%) Altiris
10 1 (0.93%) Canon
10 1 (0.93%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.93%) Mitel
10 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
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