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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 85 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 43 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.43% 1.71% 1.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.92% 22.17% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 13
Average daily rate
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£254 £276 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% +0.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £121 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £419 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £293 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.98% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.31 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.92% +12.85%
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
240 203 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.00% 7.70% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 106 108
Average daily rate £325 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £265 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.50%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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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 +10 18 £310 +8.77%
Glasgow -12 8 £186 -48.08% 2
Scottish Borders - 5 £195 -
Renfrewshire +3 4 £384 +16.63%
West Lothian -6 3 £258 +113.69%
West Dunbartonshire +2 1 - -
North Lanarkshire -7 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 - - 1
Stirling - 1 - -
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 62 (81.58%) Windows
2 47 (61.84%) Active Directory
3 39 (51.32%) Microsoft
4 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (38.16%) VMware
6 28 (36.84%) Windows 7
7 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (32.89%) HP
9 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (25.00%) MS Office
9 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (23.68%) SAN
11 15 (19.74%) Application Packaging
11 15 (19.74%) Lync
12 14 (18.42%) Cisco
13 13 (17.11%) SQL
13 13 (17.11%) SharePoint
14 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
14 12 (15.79%) DNS
15 11 (14.47%) Symantec
15 11 (14.47%) CommVault
15 11 (14.47%) Windows XP
16 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
16 10 (13.16%) DHCP
16 10 (13.16%) ITIL
16 10 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
16 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
17 9 (11.84%) SCOM
17 9 (11.84%) Finance
18 8 (10.53%) Firewall

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 15 (19.74%) Lync
2 13 (17.11%) SharePoint
3 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
4 2 (2.63%) JBoss
4 2 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (25.00%) MS Office
2 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (7.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.68%) SAN
2 12 (15.79%) DNS
3 10 (13.16%) DHCP
4 8 (10.53%) Firewall
5 7 (9.21%) LAN
5 7 (9.21%) WAN
5 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.58%) iSCSI
6 5 (6.58%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (5.26%) NAS
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (5.26%) VoIP
8 3 (3.95%) WLAN
8 3 (3.95%) SNMP
8 3 (3.95%) Internet
8 3 (3.95%) SSL
9 2 (2.63%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.63%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) AdminStudio
2 3 (3.95%) MSI
3 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.63%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Analyst
1 14 (18.42%) Consultant
2 10 (13.16%) Desktop Support
3 9 (11.84%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (9.21%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.26%) Data Centre Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) IT Support
7 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Data Network Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.26%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Desktop Support
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.95%) Middleware
3 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (1.32%) XML
4 1 (1.32%) HTML
4 1 (1.32%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Replication
2 5 (6.58%) Clustering
3 3 (3.95%) Device Driver
3 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.63%) iPad
4 2 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (2.63%) BYOD
5 1 (1.32%) GIS
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 62 (81.58%) Windows
2 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (14.47%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.21%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.26%) Android
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.63%) AIX
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) ITIL
2 6 (7.89%) Migration
3 4 (5.26%) Service Management
4 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.95%) Software Delivery
5 2 (2.63%) ITIL V3
5 2 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.63%) Software Distribution
5 2 (2.63%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.63%) Validation
5 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.63%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.32%) Change Management
6 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.32%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.32%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.11%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.63%) REXX
3 2 (2.63%) Tcl
3 2 (2.63%) VB
4 1 (1.32%) VBA
4 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.26%) Degree
5 3 (3.95%) HND
6 2 (2.63%) MCSA
6 2 (2.63%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) MCITP
7 1 (1.32%) MCSE
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (61.84%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (9.21%) vSphere
5 6 (7.89%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.95%) Firmware
6 3 (3.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.63%) XenApp
7 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.63%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.63%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.32%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.32%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) SCOM
2 8 (10.53%) NetBackup
3 7 (9.21%) WSUS
4 6 (7.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (7.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.95%) DameWare
5 3 (3.95%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.63%) SCSM
6 2 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 39 (51.32%) Microsoft
2 29 (38.16%) VMware
3 25 (32.89%) HP
4 14 (18.42%) Cisco
5 11 (14.47%) Symantec
5 11 (14.47%) CommVault
6 7 (9.21%) Oracle
6 7 (9.21%) Dell
7 6 (7.89%) EMC
7 6 (7.89%) McAfee
8 4 (5.26%) Citrix
8 4 (5.26%) NetApp
8 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.95%) Sophos
10 2 (2.63%) Fujitsu
10 2 (2.63%) CA
10 2 (2.63%) Lotus
10 2 (2.63%) Apple
11 1 (1.32%) Altiris
11 1 (1.32%) Veritas
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