The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 38 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing SCCM 9 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.40% 2.58% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.14% 41.18% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
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£120 £250 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +85.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.38 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.42% +3.16%
SCCM
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Systems Management Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
28 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.47% 6.27% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 3
Average daily rate £350 £263 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) DHCP
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) McAfee
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) XenApp
7 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
7 3 (20.00%) R
7 3 (20.00%) Office 365
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Intune
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) VBScript
7 3 (20.00%) VB
8 2 (13.33%) IIS

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) SMS
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) R
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
1 3 (20.00%) VBScript
1 3 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) MCTS
1 2 (13.33%) MCITP
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCA
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) XenApp
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Intune
2 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (13.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) McAfee
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) AppSense