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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 48 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing SCCM 11 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.63% 1.69% 3.03%
As % of the Systems Management category 40.74% 16.13% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate £338 £153 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.31% -60.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £150 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £334 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.81 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -29.75%
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
27 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.46% 10.47% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 17
Average daily rate £217 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.13% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £151 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £448 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.17%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (52.94%) ServiceNow
2 8 (47.06%) Service Management
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) Change Management
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 5 (29.41%) Project Governance
5 5 (29.41%) Software Asset Management
5 5 (29.41%) Software Licensing
5 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (29.41%) IT Asset Management
6 4 (23.53%) SCSM
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Intune
6 4 (23.53%) Change Control
6 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (23.53%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (23.53%) Release Management
6 4 (23.53%) WSUS
6 4 (23.53%) BMC Marimba
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) ITSM
6 4 (23.53%) IBM
6 4 (23.53%) Remedy
6 4 (23.53%) AdminStudio
6 4 (23.53%) HP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) AdminStudio
1 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
1 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Asset Management Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Software Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Deployment Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Release Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
1 8 (47.06%) Service Management
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Change Management
4 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
4 5 (29.41%) IT Asset Management
4 5 (29.41%) Project Governance
4 5 (29.41%) Software Asset Management
4 5 (29.41%) Software Licensing
5 4 (23.53%) Change Control
5 4 (23.53%) ITSM
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) Release Management
6 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (23.53%) SCSM
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Intune
1 4 (23.53%) WSUS
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
2 3 (17.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) ServiceNow
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) BMC
3 4 (23.53%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 4 (23.53%) Remedy
4 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Sage
5 1 (5.88%) Veeam