Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 16 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 76 80
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 +28
Contract jobs citing SCCM 108 125 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.08% 2.52% 2.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.95% 21.15% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 75 70
Scotland median daily rate £300 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.10% +18.53%
10th Percentile £116 £143 £126
90th Percentile £434 £515 £438
UK median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Scotland median hourly rate - £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.21% +34.48%
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +9.38% -7.25% +15.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 637 591 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.27% 11.92% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 348 276
Scotland median daily rate £425 £412 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +24.92% +1.54%
10th Percentile £275 £254 £214
90th Percentile £678 £575 £450
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 13
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +16.28% +16.22%
10th Percentile £26.60 £19.30 £13.25
90th Percentile £41.75 £26.88 £42.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +4.96%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Scotland

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCCM in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Scotland

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Scotland

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Scotland

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 43 £380 +8.57% 4
Glasgow -26 43 £320 -24.71% 4
North Lanarkshire +1 7 £128 -36.25%
Aberdeen +4 3 £167 -32.04%
West Lothian +8 2 £300 +140.00%
Scottish Borders +1 2 £215 +53.57%
Renfrewshire -17 2 £283 -31.43%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £130 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £275 -
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 16 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 95 (87.96%) Windows
2 65 (60.19%) Active Directory
3 60 (55.56%) Windows 10
4 45 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 32 (29.63%) Windows Server
6 27 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 27 (25.00%) VMware
7 26 (24.07%) PowerShell
8 25 (23.15%) Office 365
8 25 (23.15%) Microsoft Office
9 21 (19.44%) ITIL
9 21 (19.44%) Citrix
9 21 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (17.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (17.59%) Migration
11 19 (17.59%) Finance
12 18 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (12.04%) MS Exchange
14 12 (11.11%) MSI
15 10 (9.26%) DNS
15 10 (9.26%) SQL
15 10 (9.26%) VB
15 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (9.26%) XenApp
16 9 (8.33%) Skype
16 9 (8.33%) VBScript
17 8 (7.41%) Banking
17 8 (7.41%) InstallShield
17 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 13 (12.04%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.56%) Confluence
3 5 (4.63%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (23.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.15%) Office 365
2 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.70%) OneDrive
3 4 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (3.70%) Yammer
4 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) DNS
2 9 (8.33%) Skype
3 8 (7.41%) DHCP
4 7 (6.48%) LAN
4 7 (6.48%) WAN
5 6 (5.56%) VPN
6 5 (4.63%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.70%) Internet
8 2 (1.85%) Wireless
8 2 (1.85%) WLAN
9 1 (0.93%) Network Security
9 1 (0.93%) SAN
9 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.85%) Power BI
1 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (11.11%) MSI
2 8 (7.41%) InstallShield
2 8 (7.41%) JIRA
3 6 (5.56%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (2.78%) Artifactory
4 3 (2.78%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.85%) Hudson
6 1 (0.93%) AdminStudio
General
1 19 (17.59%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Games
4 2 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 17 (15.74%) Support Engineer
3 16 (14.81%) Desktop Engineer
4 15 (13.89%) Analyst
5 11 (10.19%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (9.26%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Desktop Support
7 9 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) SCCM Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Deployment Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) IT Support
10 6 (5.56%) Service Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (4.63%) Windows Specialist
12 4 (3.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 4 (3.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
12 4 (3.70%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) .NET
1 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.93%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) iPhone
2 5 (4.63%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.85%) CMDB
3 2 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.85%) iPad
3 2 (1.85%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.93%) AS400
4 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.93%) iSeries
4 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (87.96%) Windows
2 60 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 32 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 27 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (17.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.56%) Android
8 3 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (2.78%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.93%) Linux
9 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.44%) ITIL
2 19 (17.59%) Migration
3 7 (6.48%) Application Packaging
3 7 (6.48%) Software Deployment
4 5 (4.63%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (4.63%) Storage Management
4 5 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 4 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (3.70%) Server Management
6 3 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.78%) Change Management
6 3 (2.78%) High Availability
6 3 (2.78%) ITSM
6 3 (2.78%) Mentoring
6 3 (2.78%) Software Delivery
6 3 (2.78%) Software Distribution
6 3 (2.78%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.07%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.26%) SQL
2 10 (9.26%) VB
3 9 (8.33%) VBScript
4 6 (5.56%) VBA
5 3 (2.78%) C#
5 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.63%) MCSE
3 4 (3.70%) CCA
3 4 (3.70%) CCEA
3 4 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (3.70%) MCITP
3 4 (3.70%) VCAP
3 4 (3.70%) VCP4
3 4 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.85%) Degree
5 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.85%) MCP
5 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) CISSP
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.93%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) COBIT
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (60.19%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (9.26%) XenApp
5 7 (6.48%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (6.48%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.56%) XenServer
7 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.85%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.93%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.78%) Packer
2 3 (2.78%) Puppet
2 3 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.78%) Terraform
3 2 (1.85%) DameWare
4 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (25.00%) VMware
3 21 (19.44%) Citrix
4 7 (6.48%) Symantec
5 6 (5.56%) Apple
6 5 (4.63%) HP
6 5 (4.63%) Ivanti
7 4 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.85%) Acronis
8 2 (1.85%) Cisco
8 2 (1.85%) Sony
8 2 (1.85%) Twitter
9 1 (0.93%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.93%) Dell KACE
9 1 (0.93%) ForeScout
9 1 (0.93%) IBM
9 1 (0.93%) iManage
9 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.93%) Shavlik
9 1 (0.93%) Snow