The first table below looks at the demand for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Cardiff region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 39 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing SCCM 7 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.90% 4.62% 1.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.93% 60.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 0
Average daily rate
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£244 £203 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-24.39% +2.50%
Systems Management Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
27 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.32% 7.69% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 2
Average daily rate £339 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.09% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
SCCM
South Wales

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the Cardiff region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing SCCM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCCM.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (45.00%) Migration
5 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (35.00%) VBScript
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) DHCP
7 6 (30.00%) DNS
8 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) Citrix
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (25.00%) XenApp
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) McAfee
9 4 (20.00%) SAN
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (15.00%) VPN
10 3 (15.00%) VB
10 3 (15.00%) SQL
10 3 (15.00%) AppSense
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing SCCM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCCM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DHCP
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
1 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Consultant
1 3 (15.00%) Configuration Manager
1 3 (15.00%) Systems Manager
1 3 (15.00%) Project Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (35.00%) VBScript
3 3 (15.00%) VB
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) MCTS
3 2 (10.00%) MCITP
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) CCA
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Intune
2 2 (10.00%) SCDPM
2 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.00%) MOM
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) McAfee
4 3 (15.00%) AppSense
5 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp