Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 99 87
Rank change year-on-year +20 -12 +18
Contract jobs citing SCCM 63 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.12% 1.11% 1.82%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.45% 9.78% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 17
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £108 £275 £114
90th Percentile £525 £413 £525
Scotland median daily rate £285 £345 £303
% change year-on-year -17.39% +14.05% +34.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -37.50% +175.86%

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 361 317 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.15% 11.35% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 170 89
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £294 £295 £256
90th Percentile £700 £574 £511
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £330
% change year-on-year - +21.21% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -29.17% -25.00% +116.22%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 58 (92.06%) Windows
2 41 (65.08%) Windows 10
3 34 (53.97%) Active Directory
4 33 (52.38%) PowerShell
5 20 (31.75%) Windows 7
6 19 (30.16%) VMware
7 18 (28.57%) Finance
7 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 15 (23.81%) Office 365
9 14 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (12.70%) Migration
12 8 (12.70%) Citrix
12 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (12.70%) Windows Server
13 7 (11.11%) SQL
13 7 (11.11%) MSI
13 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (11.11%) Banking
14 6 (9.52%) Application Packaging
14 6 (9.52%) JIRA
14 6 (9.52%) Confluence
15 5 (7.94%) InstallShield
15 5 (7.94%) ITIL
15 5 (7.94%) Puppet
15 5 (7.94%) XenApp
15 5 (7.94%) Disclosure Scotland
16 4 (6.35%) Packer
16 4 (6.35%) Skype

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 6 (9.52%) Confluence
2 4 (6.35%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) assyst
1 1 (1.59%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.81%) Office 365
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.17%) OneDrive
4 2 (3.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Skype
2 2 (3.17%) DHCP
2 2 (3.17%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) MPLS
3 1 (1.59%) Network Security
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MSI
2 6 (9.52%) JIRA
3 5 (7.94%) InstallShield
4 4 (6.35%) Artifactory
4 4 (6.35%) Bitbucket
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Applications Packager
3 7 (11.11%) Architect
3 7 (11.11%) Consultant
3 7 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
4 6 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (9.52%) Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
5 5 (7.94%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.94%) IT Support
5 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) .NET
1 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.59%) COM
2 1 (1.59%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
1 1 (1.59%) Clustering
1 1 (1.59%) iPad
1 1 (1.59%) iPhone
1 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
1 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
1 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (92.06%) Windows
2 41 (65.08%) Windows 10
3 20 (31.75%) Windows 7
4 8 (12.70%) Windows Server
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.76%) Linux
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) Migration
2 6 (9.52%) Application Packaging
3 5 (7.94%) ITIL
4 4 (6.35%) High Availability
4 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (4.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.17%) Functional Testing
6 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (3.17%) Software Distribution
6 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.17%) Storage Management
6 2 (3.17%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (1.59%) Analytics
7 1 (1.59%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (1.59%) Line Management
7 1 (1.59%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (6.35%) C#
4 2 (3.17%) VBA
5 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) CISSP
2 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.59%) MCP
2 1 (1.59%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.59%) COBIT
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (53.97%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.94%) XenApp
5 4 (6.35%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.59%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.59%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Puppet
2 4 (6.35%) Packer
2 4 (6.35%) Terraform
3 3 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.59%) Ansible
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) VMware
2 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.70%) Citrix
4 2 (3.17%) Apple
4 2 (3.17%) CyberArk
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.17%) Splunk
4 2 (3.17%) Symantec
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe
5 1 (1.59%) CA
5 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco
5 1 (1.59%) Dell
5 1 (1.59%) Dell KACE
5 1 (1.59%) ForeScout
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.59%) Shavlik
5 1 (1.59%) Snow
5 1 (1.59%) Varonis