The first table below looks at the demand for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Wales region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 59 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Contract jobs citing SCCM 10 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.35% 3.93% 1.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.86% 57.89% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 5
Average daily rate
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£319 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-27.90% +7.50%
Systems Management Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
56 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.55% 6.79% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 12
Average daily rate £375 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £120 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
South Wales -25 10 £319 +15.90% 1
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
4 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
5 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
6 10 (33.33%) Citrix
7 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (30.00%) VMware
8 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
9 7 (23.33%) VBScript
9 7 (23.33%) McAfee
9 7 (23.33%) Migration
10 6 (20.00%) Sophos
10 6 (20.00%) SAN
10 6 (20.00%) ITIL
10 6 (20.00%) DHCP
10 6 (20.00%) DNS
11 5 (16.67%) WAN
11 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (16.67%) XenApp
11 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (13.33%) SQL
13 3 (10.00%) VB
13 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) Lync
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) SAN
1 6 (20.00%) DHCP
1 6 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) VoIP
3 3 (10.00%) LAN
3 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
1 1 (3.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Systems Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Project Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Deskside Support
3 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Consultant
3 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Statistics
1 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.33%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.33%) ITSM
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.33%) Release Management
5 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (23.33%) VBScript
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) VB
5 2 (6.67%) C
6 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) MCTS
4 2 (6.67%) MCITP
4 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) CCA
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) XenApp
4 3 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (10.00%) UAG
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 2 (6.67%) vCloud
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.67%) MetaFrame
6 1 (3.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Intune
3 3 (10.00%) WSUS
3 3 (10.00%) SCOM
4 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.67%) SCDPM
5 1 (3.33%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (3.33%) MOM
5 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) Citrix
3 9 (30.00%) VMware
4 7 (23.33%) McAfee
5 6 (20.00%) Sophos
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco
6 3 (10.00%) Symantec
6 3 (10.00%) Websense
6 3 (10.00%) Lotus
6 3 (10.00%) Lumension
6 3 (10.00%) AppSense
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle
8 1 (3.33%) Dell
8 1 (3.33%) Remedy
8 1 (3.33%) Clearswift
8 1 (3.33%) NetApp