Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 91 94
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 +10
Contract jobs citing SCCM 43 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.51% 1.54% 1.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.56% 13.20% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £380 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £117 £199 £114
90th Percentile £525 £488 £438
Scotland median daily rate £300 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -20.00% +17.19% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £19.50
Scotland median hourly rate - £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year - +21.95% +41.38%

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 372 341 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.07% 11.65% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 192 64
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £338 £276 £247
90th Percentile £700 £600 £475
Scotland median daily rate £425 £412 £330
% change year-on-year +3.09% +24.92% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 - £19.50
10th Percentile £9.00 - £18.75
90th Percentile £11.00 - £20.25
Scotland median hourly rate £29.69 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +18.77% -16.67% +62.16%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018, 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 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) Windows 10
3 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
4 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
5 16 (37.21%) Finance
5 16 (37.21%) PowerShell
6 13 (30.23%) Office 365
7 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
8 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
9 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (18.60%) Banking
9 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (18.60%) ITIL
9 8 (18.60%) Citrix
10 7 (16.28%) VMware
11 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (13.95%) VBA
12 5 (11.63%) SQL
12 5 (11.63%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (11.63%) XenApp
13 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
13 4 (9.30%) Confluence
13 4 (9.30%) JIRA
14 3 (6.98%) Terraform
14 3 (6.98%) Storage Management
14 3 (6.98%) Technical Leadership
14 3 (6.98%) Packer
14 3 (6.98%) Skype
14 3 (6.98%) High Availability
14 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket

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 4 (9.30%) Confluence
2 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Office 365
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.65%) OneDrive
4 2 (4.65%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Skype
2 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 3 (6.98%) Artifactory
2 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.65%) MSI
4 1 (2.33%) InstallShield
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Support Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Desktop Support
4 6 (13.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Support
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Deskside Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
1 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) iPad
1 1 (2.33%) iPhone
1 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) Windows 10
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.33%) Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) ITIL
2 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
2 3 (6.98%) High Availability
2 3 (6.98%) Migration
2 3 (6.98%) Storage Management
2 3 (6.98%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.65%) Functional Testing
3 2 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.33%) Analytics
4 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.33%) Change Management
4 1 (2.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.33%) ITSM
4 1 (2.33%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.95%) VBA
3 5 (11.63%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) CISSP
1 1 (2.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) COBIT
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (11.63%) XenApp
3 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.98%) XenServer
5 1 (2.33%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.33%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Packer
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
1 3 (6.98%) Terraform
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Citrix
3 7 (16.28%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) HP
4 3 (6.98%) Symantec
5 2 (4.65%) Apple
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe
6 1 (2.33%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) Dell KACE
6 1 (2.33%) ForeScout
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.33%) Shavlik
6 1 (2.33%) Snow
6 1 (2.33%) Sony
6 1 (2.33%) Splunk