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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 45 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing SCCM 24 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.34% 2.35% -
As % of the Systems Management category 29.27% 41.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 0
Average daily rate £323 £323 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £306 £288
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +6.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Systems Management Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
82 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.40% 5.65% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 11 9
Average daily rate £350 £320 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -22.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £239 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales +2 24 £323 -0.38%
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
6 9 (32.14%) Migration
7 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (21.43%) Citrix
8 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
9 5 (17.86%) ITIL
9 5 (17.86%) WAN
9 5 (17.86%) VMware
10 4 (14.29%) Sophos
10 4 (14.29%) VBScript
10 4 (14.29%) SCOM
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (10.71%) Lumension
11 3 (10.71%) XenApp
11 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (10.71%) IBM Notes
11 3 (10.71%) LAN
11 3 (10.71%) Cisco
11 3 (10.71%) VoIP
11 3 (10.71%) SAN
11 3 (10.71%) Lotus
11 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (10.71%) AppSense

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.71%) IBM Notes
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
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 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 3 (10.71%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) VoIP
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) SMS
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
1 1 (3.57%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.57%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Consultant
1 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Deskside Support
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Packager
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%) Statistics
1 1 (3.57%) CMDB
1 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) ITSM
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.57%) Release Management
4 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
4 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) VBScript
3 2 (7.14%) C
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) CCA
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.57%) UAG
4 1 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.57%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Sophos
5 3 (10.71%) AppSense
5 3 (10.71%) Lumension
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) Lotus
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec
6 1 (3.57%) Remedy
6 1 (3.57%) McAfee
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.57%) Websense
6 1 (3.57%) Clearswift
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp