Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 63 80
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 +3
Contract jobs citing SCCM 40 71 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.75% 2.46% 1.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.18% 21.65% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 45 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £325 £325 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.96% -15.00%
10th Percentile £106 £108 £127
90th Percentile £470 £465 £438
Scotland median daily rate £320 £275 £275
% change year-on-year +16.36% - -9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £11.75 - £20.75
10th Percentile £11.13 - £18.78
90th Percentile £12.38 - £23.33
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 - £22.50

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 220 328 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.65% 11.35% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 193 120
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £219 £288
90th Percentile £600 £600 £546
Scotland median daily rate £440 £368 £400
% change year-on-year +19.73% -8.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £11.75 £10.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -51.81% -
10th Percentile £11.13 £9.00 £18.78
90th Percentile £12.38 £11.00 £23.33
Scotland median hourly rate £24.75 £15.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -47.50% -25.00%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 29 (72.50%) Active Directory
3 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 25 (62.50%) Windows 10
4 18 (45.00%) Office 365
5 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (37.50%) ITIL
7 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
8 13 (32.50%) Finance
9 12 (30.00%) Citrix
10 11 (27.50%) VMware
10 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
11 9 (22.50%) Banking
12 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (17.50%) SQL
13 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
14 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (12.50%) SLA
14 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 4 (10.00%) DNS
15 4 (10.00%) DHCP
15 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
15 4 (10.00%) Linux
15 4 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
15 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
16 3 (7.50%) Confluence
16 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
16 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 3 (7.50%) Confluence
1 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (45.00%) Office 365
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) DHCP
1 4 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) LAN
2 3 (7.50%) Skype
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 7 (17.50%) Deskside Support
6 6 (15.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Deskside Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
7 5 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) User Experience
2 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) CMDB
3 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Windows 10
3 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
5 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (10.00%) Linux
7 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
9 2 (5.00%) Solaris
10 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.50%) ITSM
4 3 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.00%) Application Discovery
5 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.00%) Migration
5 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.50%) Kanban
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Dell Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (72.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) XenApp
3 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.00%) Firmware
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCOM
2 2 (5.00%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (2.50%) MaaS360
3 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) Citrix
3 11 (27.50%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) McAfee
5 1 (2.50%) Meraki
5 1 (2.50%) Mitel
5 1 (2.50%) Proofpoint
5 1 (2.50%) Remedy
5 1 (2.50%) Sophos