The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for SCCM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 15 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 7.35% 2.08% 14.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.78% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Median daily rate £151 £125 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.40% -30.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £310
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -30.95% +16.66%  

SCCM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 18 3 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 26.47% 6.25% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Median daily rate £151 £350 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.00% +94.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.93 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing SCCM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Aberdeen

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCCM in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Aberdeen

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Apple
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) DBS Check

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Customer Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Customer Support Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support
3 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Apple
1 6 (100.00%) VMware