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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 66 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 88 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.05% 1.50% 1.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.00% 20.37% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 23
Median daily rate £305 £276 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% +22.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £137 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £355 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £52.31 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +149.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -9.93%
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
352 216 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.21% 7.35% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 122 105
Median daily rate £350 £325 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £17.77 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £70.00 £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -6.11%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +2 30 £450 +60.80% 4
Renfrewshire -17 25 £310 -19.21%
Glasgow +14 15 £300 +42.85% 1
Dundee - 3 £135 -
Lanarkshire - 2 £108 -
West Lothian +5 1 - -
Aberdeen +1 1 £125 -21.87%
Midlothian - 1 £225 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £375 -
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 108 (80.60%) Windows
2 73 (54.48%) Microsoft
3 70 (52.24%) Active Directory
4 60 (44.78%) Windows Server
5 51 (38.06%) ITIL
6 50 (37.31%) VMware
7 46 (34.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (32.84%) PowerShell
9 39 (29.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (26.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 34 (25.37%) Citrix
11 34 (25.37%) Windows 7
12 33 (24.63%) HP
13 31 (23.13%) MS Exchange
14 28 (20.90%) Security Cleared
15 27 (20.15%) MS Excel
15 27 (20.15%) Microsoft App-V
16 25 (18.66%) SQL
17 24 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (17.91%) Finance
18 23 (17.16%) Migration
18 23 (17.16%) SC Cleared
19 22 (16.42%) Enterprise Software
20 21 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
20 21 (15.67%) TCP/IP
21 20 (14.93%) DHCP
21 20 (14.93%) SCOM
21 20 (14.93%) XenApp
22 19 (14.18%) DNS
22 19 (14.18%) Clustering

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 31 (23.13%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (9.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (5.22%) OpenStack
5 7 (5.22%) Skype for Business
6 6 (4.48%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (20.15%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.24%) Office 365
2 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.67%) TCP/IP
2 20 (14.93%) DHCP
3 19 (14.18%) DNS
4 18 (13.43%) SNMP
4 18 (13.43%) SSL
5 14 (10.45%) SAN
6 12 (8.96%) Firewall
7 11 (8.21%) HTTP
7 11 (8.21%) HTTPS
8 7 (5.22%) LAN
8 7 (5.22%) VPN
8 7 (5.22%) WAN
9 6 (4.48%) NAS
10 5 (3.73%) iSCSI
10 5 (3.73%) SMTP
11 4 (2.99%) NetScaler
12 3 (2.24%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.24%) LDAP
13 2 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.49%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.75%) Informix
3 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.73%) MSI
2 2 (1.49%) InstallShield
General
1 24 (17.91%) Finance
2 4 (2.99%) Banking
2 4 (2.99%) Legal
2 4 (2.99%) Publishing
3 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.75%) Law
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (11.19%) IT Support
2 13 (9.70%) Analyst
3 12 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.21%) Consultant
5 9 (6.72%) Administrator
5 9 (6.72%) Desktop Support
6 8 (5.97%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) Applications Packager
7 7 (5.22%) IT Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) SCCM Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Server Consultant
8 6 (4.48%) Server Specialist
8 6 (4.48%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Windows Consultant
8 6 (4.48%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.73%) Build Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Infrastructure Support
9 5 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.48%) REST
2 5 (3.73%) Middleware
3 2 (1.49%) RESTful
4 1 (0.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.42%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (14.18%) Clustering
3 13 (9.70%) Blackberry
4 10 (7.46%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.72%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.48%) PKI
7 5 (3.73%) NHS
7 5 (3.73%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.99%) Credit Risk
8 4 (2.99%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.99%) Market Risk
9 3 (2.24%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.24%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.24%) Fat Client
9 3 (2.24%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.24%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 108 (80.60%) Windows
2 60 (44.78%) Windows Server
3 46 (34.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (29.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (25.37%) Windows 7
6 18 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.97%) Linux
8 7 (5.22%) Windows 10
9 5 (3.73%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.24%) Unix
11 2 (1.49%) Android
11 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.49%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (38.06%) ITIL
2 23 (17.16%) Migration
3 15 (11.19%) Configuration Management
4 14 (10.45%) Software Distribution
5 13 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.70%) Application Packaging
5 13 (9.70%) Software Delivery
6 10 (7.46%) Security Patching
7 9 (6.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (5.97%) Analytics
8 8 (5.97%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.22%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.48%) API Development
10 6 (4.48%) API Integration
10 6 (4.48%) High Availability
10 6 (4.48%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.48%) Service Management
11 5 (3.73%) ITSM
11 5 (3.73%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.73%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (32.84%) PowerShell
2 25 (18.66%) SQL
3 15 (11.19%) C#
4 10 (7.46%) VBScript
5 7 (5.22%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.22%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.73%) Jython
6 5 (3.73%) Python
7 3 (2.24%) VB
8 2 (1.49%) C
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (17.16%) SC Cleared
4 14 (10.45%) MCP
5 13 (9.70%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (8.21%) MCSA
7 10 (7.46%) Degree
8 5 (3.73%) MCTS
9 4 (2.99%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.49%) MCSE
11 1 (0.75%) CCNP
11 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.75%) MCITP
11 1 (0.75%) OCA
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (5.22%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (4.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (52.24%) Active Directory
2 27 (20.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 21 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (14.93%) XenApp
5 17 (12.69%) Hyper-V
6 14 (10.45%) XenDesktop
7 10 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (6.72%) Firmware
9 8 (5.97%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (2.24%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.49%) Veritas File System
11 2 (1.49%) vSphere
12 1 (0.75%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.75%) UAG
12 1 (0.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 35 (26.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 20 (14.93%) SCOM
3 18 (13.43%) WSUS
4 9 (6.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (6.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (4.48%) SCVMM
6 5 (3.73%) BladeLogic
6 5 (3.73%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (3.73%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 5 (3.73%) Puppet
6 5 (3.73%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.49%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.49%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (1.49%) vRealize
8 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.75%) Nessus
8 1 (0.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 73 (54.48%) Microsoft
2 50 (37.31%) VMware
3 34 (25.37%) Citrix
4 33 (24.63%) HP
5 15 (11.19%) Cisco
6 14 (10.45%) Symantec
7 13 (9.70%) Altiris
8 12 (8.96%) AppSense
9 11 (8.21%) CA
10 8 (5.97%) Red Hat
10 8 (5.97%) ServiceNow
11 5 (3.73%) arcserve
11 5 (3.73%) BMC
11 5 (3.73%) Dell
12 4 (2.99%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.99%) Brocade
12 4 (2.99%) Lumension
13 3 (2.24%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.24%) Intel Security
14 2 (1.49%) CommVault
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