Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SCCM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCCM over the 6 months to 23 November 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 > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 97 101
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -22
Contract jobs citing SCCM 37 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.25% 1.41% 1.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.53% 14.93% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £325 £300 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.13% +0.43%
10th Percentile £193 £114 £109
90th Percentile £413 £431 £500
Scotland median daily rate £350 £300 £245
% change year-on-year +16.67% +22.45% -10.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £19.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +21.95% +41.38% -17.14%

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

All Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 321 201 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.88% 9.48% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 69 98
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £278 £243 £212
90th Percentile £600 £475 £496
Scotland median daily rate £413 £328 £330
% change year-on-year +25.95% -0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £19.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £35.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.06% +91.89% -26.00%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Edinburgh

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Edinburgh

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Edinburgh

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
2 27 (72.97%) Windows
3 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
4 21 (56.76%) Windows Server
5 16 (43.24%) VMware
6 14 (37.84%) Office 365
7 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
10 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
10 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (27.03%) SCOM
10 10 (27.03%) ITIL
11 8 (21.62%) Migration
11 8 (21.62%) Windows 10
11 8 (21.62%) Disclosure Scotland
12 7 (18.92%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (16.22%) vSphere
13 6 (16.22%) WSUS
13 6 (16.22%) Banking
13 6 (16.22%) Firewall
13 6 (16.22%) DNS
13 6 (16.22%) Cisco
13 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (16.22%) DHCP
13 6 (16.22%) HP
14 5 (13.51%) SAN
14 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
14 5 (13.51%) Finance
14 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) DHCP
1 6 (16.22%) DNS
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) SAN
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) Network Security
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.41%) Skype
4 2 (5.41%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) BGP
5 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.70%) LDAP
5 1 (2.70%) OSPF
5 1 (2.70%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) VXLAN
5 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (16.22%) Banking
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Analyst
1 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Desktop Support
2 5 (13.51%) IT Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) IT Support
4 3 (8.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (21.62%) Windows 10
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.41%) Linux
8 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Application Packaging
4 3 (8.11%) Change Control
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Server Patching
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Disk Encryption
6 1 (2.70%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.70%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (2.70%) Security Patching
6 1 (2.70%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) MCP
1 3 (8.11%) MCSE
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.41%) MCSA
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.92%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (16.22%) vSphere
5 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.41%) BitLocker
7 2 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
7 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (5.41%) VMware NSX
8 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) SCOM
2 6 (16.22%) WSUS
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.41%) SCVMM
4 2 (5.41%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.41%) WMI
5 1 (2.70%) Simpana
5 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco
3 6 (16.22%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) Citrix
4 4 (10.81%) CommVault
4 4 (10.81%) Sophos
5 3 (8.11%) CyberArk
5 3 (8.11%) Dell
5 3 (8.11%) ForeScout
5 3 (8.11%) Splunk
6 2 (5.41%) NetApp
6 2 (5.41%) Remedy
6 2 (5.41%) Veeam
7 1 (2.70%) Adobe
7 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.70%) McAfee
7 1 (2.70%) Mitel
7 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow