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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 39 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.32% 2.42% 0.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.71% 41.18% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
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£130 £250 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +85.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.20% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +1.92%
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
34 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.95% 5.88% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 3
Average daily rate £350 £253 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.61% -22.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £210 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £347 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.94 £23.20 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.44% +22.10%

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 22 October 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (58.33%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (33.33%) Migration
6 4 (33.33%) McAfee
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) VBScript
7 3 (25.00%) VB
7 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) R
7 3 (25.00%) Office 365
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Intune
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) XenApp
8 2 (16.67%) SCOM
8 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 2 (16.67%) SCDPM
8 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Project Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) VBScript
1 3 (25.00%) VB
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCTS
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Intune
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) SCDPM
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec