The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 48 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing SCCM 11 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.92% 3.61% 1.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.91% 54.84% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 4
Average daily rate
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£140 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.38 £20.28
% change year-on-year
-16.56% +0.46%
SCCM
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 South Wales region.

Systems Management Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
46 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.01% 6.58% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 10
Average daily rate £375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £160 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +10.81%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bridgend - 2 £450 -
Caerphilly - - - -
Newport - - - -
SCCM
Wales

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
3 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 10 (35.71%) Citrix
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) VMware
5 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (25.00%) McAfee
6 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (21.43%) DHCP
7 6 (21.43%) DNS
7 6 (21.43%) SAN
7 6 (21.43%) Sophos
7 6 (21.43%) Migration
8 5 (17.86%) XenApp
8 5 (17.86%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (17.86%) WAN
8 5 (17.86%) ITIL
9 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.29%) SQL
9 4 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (10.71%) WSUS
10 3 (10.71%) AppSense
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (10.71%) IBM Notes
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
1 6 (21.43%) DHCP
2 5 (17.86%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) VoIP
3 3 (10.71%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.71%) VPN
4 2 (7.14%) Internet
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
1 1 (3.57%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.57%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Project Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Deskside Support
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Wintel Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) UNIX
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Software Deployment
3 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Release Management
5 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) ITSM
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
1 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) R
2 3 (10.71%) VBScript
2 3 (10.71%) VB
3 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.14%) MCTS
4 2 (7.14%) MCITP
4 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) CCA
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) XenApp
4 3 (10.71%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (10.71%) UAG
5 2 (7.14%) vCloud
5 2 (7.14%) vSphere
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.14%) MetaFrame
5 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (10.71%) WSUS
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Intune
4 2 (7.14%) SCDPM
4 2 (7.14%) SCOM
4 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.57%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.57%) MOM
5 1 (3.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Citrix
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) McAfee
4 6 (21.43%) Sophos
5 3 (10.71%) Websense
5 3 (10.71%) AppSense
5 3 (10.71%) Lumension
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) Lotus
5 3 (10.71%) Symantec
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) Remedy
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Clearswift