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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 55 72 74
Rank change year-on-year +17 +2  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 17 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.89% 1.32% 0.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.73% 19.80% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
Median daily rate £275 £346 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.57% +11.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £128 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £320
% change year-on-year -4.00% -2.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +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 Edinburgh with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 82 101 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 9.13% 6.64% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 54 33
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Edinburgh

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
3 20 (54.05%) Windows 7
4 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
7 16 (43.24%) ITIL
8 15 (40.54%) Citrix
9 14 (37.84%) Finance
9 14 (37.84%) VMware
10 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
10 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
11 11 (29.73%) XenApp
11 11 (29.73%) VMware ESX
11 11 (29.73%) Disclosure Scotland
12 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
12 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
12 10 (27.03%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (27.03%) XenDesktop
12 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (24.32%) SCOM
13 9 (24.32%) Service Management
13 9 (24.32%) DHCP
13 9 (24.32%) DNS
14 8 (21.62%) MS Office
14 8 (21.62%) Root Cause Analysis
15 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (16.22%) SQL
16 6 (16.22%) Migration

SCCM
Top Related 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 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.51%) Skype for Business
4 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) DHCP
1 9 (24.32%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) VPN
3 2 (5.41%) Skype
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) FTP
4 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) WinDbg
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Service Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) IT Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) ICT Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Engineering Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
1 4 (10.81%) Fat Client
1 4 (10.81%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows 7
3 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
6 3 (8.11%) Android
6 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.41%) Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Service Management
3 8 (21.62%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Migration
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.81%) Application Discovery
6 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
7 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Supplier Management
7 3 (8.11%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
8 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) VBScript
4 2 (5.41%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) VMware ESX
2 11 (29.73%) XenApp
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (27.03%) XenDesktop
4 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.81%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) SCOM
2 3 (8.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (8.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.41%) WSUS
4 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) Citrix
3 14 (37.84%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) CA
5 3 (8.11%) HP
5 3 (8.11%) Symantec
6 2 (5.41%) Lumension
6 2 (5.41%) Varonis
7 1 (2.70%) Adobe
7 1 (2.70%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) Canon
7 1 (2.70%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) Mitel
7 1 (2.70%) Remedy
7 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.70%) Sophos
7 1 (2.70%) Xerox
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
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