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 3 months to 24 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 / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 64 74
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 12 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.01% 2.52% 1.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.82% 20.00% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 5
Median daily rate £388 £451 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.98% +227.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £140 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £249
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £321 £310
% change year-on-year -6.61% +3.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year -30.95% +15.06%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 136 170 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 11.41% 12.62% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 60 57
Median daily rate £450 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (46.67%) ITIL
4 12 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (26.67%) Service Management
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
8 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (20.00%) Project Management
9 6 (20.00%) Migration
9 6 (20.00%) VMware
10 5 (16.67%) Finance
10 5 (16.67%) Citrix
10 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
10 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (13.33%) Linux
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
12 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (10.00%) Cisco
12 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
12 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (10.00%) IIS
12 3 (10.00%) SQL
12 3 (10.00%) VBScript
12 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management

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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Skype
2 2 (6.67%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (3.33%) ATM
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) LDAP
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.00%) ICT Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
1 2 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (13.33%) Linux
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.33%) Android
9 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Service Management
3 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Change Control
7 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.67%) Server Building
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.33%) Time Management
8 1 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) VBScript
3 2 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 22301
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
5 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCOM
2 2 (6.67%) vRealize
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.33%) CyberArk
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Lumension
6 1 (3.33%) McAfee
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) Sophos
6 1 (3.33%) Splunk