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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 80 90 70
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing SCCM 46 45 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.06% 1.37% 2.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.33% 21.84% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 44
Median daily rate £250 £225 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £107 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £31.75 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.96% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -17.14%
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
251 206 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.22% 6.29% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 116 142
Median daily rate £335 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £128 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.40% +5.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 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 +6 17 £139 -32.72%
Glasgow +7 10 £110 -59.25% 1
Renfrewshire - 9 £275 - 2
North Lanarkshire +6 3 - -
Fife - 2 - -
Aberdeen +1 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £325 - 1
Inverclyde - 1 £165 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 105 (78.36%) Windows
2 65 (48.51%) Microsoft
3 64 (47.76%) Active Directory
4 53 (39.55%) Windows Server
5 46 (34.33%) PowerShell
6 43 (32.09%) VMware
7 42 (31.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (30.60%) ITIL
9 40 (29.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 33 (24.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (24.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 32 (23.88%) HP
11 32 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 31 (23.13%) Citrix
13 29 (21.64%) MS Excel
13 29 (21.64%) Security Cleared
13 29 (21.64%) Windows 7
14 26 (19.40%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (17.91%) MS Exchange
15 24 (17.91%) Finance
16 23 (17.16%) SQL
16 23 (17.16%) SNMP
16 23 (17.16%) TCP/IP
16 23 (17.16%) SSL
16 23 (17.16%) SC Cleared
17 20 (14.93%) XenApp
17 20 (14.93%) DHCP
17 20 (14.93%) C#
17 20 (14.93%) Migration
18 19 (14.18%) DNS

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 24 (17.91%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (5.97%) OpenStack
6 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (21.64%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) assyst
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Office 365
2 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.75%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.16%) SNMP
1 23 (17.16%) SSL
1 23 (17.16%) TCP/IP
2 20 (14.93%) DHCP
3 19 (14.18%) DNS
4 10 (7.46%) SAN
5 8 (5.97%) Firewall
5 8 (5.97%) HTTP
5 8 (5.97%) HTTPS
6 6 (4.48%) LAN
6 6 (4.48%) NetScaler
7 5 (3.73%) SMTP
7 5 (3.73%) WAN
8 4 (2.99%) VPN
9 3 (2.24%) VoIP
10 2 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.49%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (1.49%) Internet
10 2 (1.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (5.97%) MSI
2 2 (1.49%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.75%) AdminStudio
General
1 24 (17.91%) Finance
2 10 (7.46%) Publishing
3 6 (4.48%) Banking
4 4 (2.99%) Legal
5 3 (2.24%) Law
6 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (10.45%) Analyst
2 11 (8.21%) Administrator
2 11 (8.21%) Applications Packager
2 11 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (8.21%) SCCM Engineer
3 9 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (6.72%) Consultant
3 9 (6.72%) IT Support
4 8 (5.97%) Support Analyst
4 8 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (5.22%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (5.22%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.22%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (4.48%) Build Engineer
6 6 (4.48%) Server Specialist
7 5 (3.73%) IT Engineer
8 4 (2.99%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (2.99%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (2.99%) Server Consultant
8 4 (2.99%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.48%) REST
2 2 (1.49%) RESTful
3 1 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.40%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (8.96%) Clustering
3 11 (8.21%) Blackberry
4 10 (7.46%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.97%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.48%) PKI
7 4 (2.99%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.99%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.99%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.24%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.49%) Replication
10 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.75%) iPad
10 1 (0.75%) iPhone
10 1 (0.75%) NHS
10 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 105 (78.36%) Windows
2 53 (39.55%) Windows Server
3 42 (31.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (24.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (21.64%) Windows 7
6 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.46%) Linux
8 6 (4.48%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.99%) Unix
9 4 (2.99%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.49%) Android
11 2 (1.49%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.60%) ITIL
2 20 (14.93%) Migration
3 17 (12.69%) Application Packaging
4 16 (11.94%) Software Delivery
5 15 (11.19%) Configuration Management
6 12 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (8.96%) Software Distribution
6 12 (8.96%) Unit Testing
7 11 (8.21%) Virtual Environments
8 10 (7.46%) Security Patching
9 9 (6.72%) Analytics
9 9 (6.72%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (5.97%) Application Virtualisation
11 7 (5.22%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.48%) API Development
12 6 (4.48%) API Integration
12 6 (4.48%) High Availability
13 5 (3.73%) Server Building
13 5 (3.73%) Service Management
13 5 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (34.33%) PowerShell
2 23 (17.16%) SQL
3 20 (14.93%) C#
4 15 (11.19%) VBScript
5 7 (5.22%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.24%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.49%) C
8 1 (0.75%) Jython
8 1 (0.75%) Python
8 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (21.64%) Security Cleared
3 23 (17.16%) SC Cleared
4 18 (13.43%) MCSA
5 11 (8.21%) Degree
5 11 (8.21%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (8.21%) MCP
6 7 (5.22%) MCTS
7 4 (2.99%) MCSE
8 3 (2.24%) MCITP
9 2 (1.49%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.49%) ACSA
9 2 (1.49%) CCENT
9 2 (1.49%) CCNA
9 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.49%) CISSP
9 2 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.49%) SANS
9 2 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.75%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) SLA
2 6 (4.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.48%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (47.76%) Active Directory
2 33 (24.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 20 (14.93%) XenApp
4 19 (14.18%) XenDesktop
5 17 (12.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (11.94%) Hyper-V
7 9 (6.72%) Firmware
8 6 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.73%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (3.73%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.49%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.75%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.75%) UAG
11 1 (0.75%) vCloud
11 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (29.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 18 (13.43%) SCOM
3 14 (10.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (8.21%) WSUS
5 8 (5.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (5.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (4.48%) Failover Clustering
7 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (4.48%) SCVMM
8 5 (3.73%) CA Spectrum
9 4 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (1.49%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.49%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.49%) Puppet
10 2 (1.49%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (1.49%) vRealize
11 1 (0.75%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 65 (48.51%) Microsoft
2 43 (32.09%) VMware
3 32 (23.88%) HP
4 31 (23.13%) Citrix
5 18 (13.43%) Altiris
6 16 (11.94%) Symantec
7 13 (9.70%) AppSense
8 11 (8.21%) CA
8 11 (8.21%) Cisco
9 9 (6.72%) Red Hat
10 8 (5.97%) ServiceNow
11 5 (3.73%) arcserve
12 4 (2.99%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.99%) Apple
12 4 (2.99%) Brocade
12 4 (2.99%) Lumension
12 4 (2.99%) Sophos
13 3 (2.24%) Intel Security
14 2 (1.49%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.49%) Infoblox
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