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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 54 52 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Contract jobs citing SCCM 7 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.15% 1.66% 4.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.14% 17.86% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £319 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £148 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.16 £15.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -25.30%
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
29 56 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.78% 9.27% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 21
Average daily rate £375 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £300 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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
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 31 July 2015. 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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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
Cardiff -3 5 £325 +33.33%
SCCM
Wales

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) AdminStudio
5 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Flash
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) Change Control
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Intune
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 3 (27.27%) SCSM
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (18.18%) AppSense
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (9.09%) NetMotion Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) Firewall
7 1 (9.09%) Back Office
7 1 (9.09%) NetApp

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Intune
1 3 (27.27%) SCSM
2 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) AppSense
4 1 (9.09%) NetMotion Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) IBM