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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 60 29 48
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Contract jobs citing SCCM 11 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.43% 4.62% 1.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.33% 57.14% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £120 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.76% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +2.19%
Systems Management Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
60 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.82% 8.08% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 11
Average daily rate £400 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £120 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -31 11 £325 +18.18%
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Active Directory
3 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
4 16 (45.71%) Windows 7
5 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 11 (31.43%) Citrix
7 10 (28.57%) Migration
7 10 (28.57%) VMware
8 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
9 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
9 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
10 7 (20.00%) VBScript
10 7 (20.00%) McAfee
11 6 (17.14%) SAN
11 6 (17.14%) Sophos
11 6 (17.14%) ITIL
11 6 (17.14%) DHCP
11 6 (17.14%) DNS
11 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (14.29%) WAN
12 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (14.29%) XenApp
13 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (11.43%) SCOM
13 4 (11.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (11.43%) SQL
14 3 (8.57%) VB

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (8.57%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Lync
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) DNS
1 6 (17.14%) SAN
1 6 (17.14%) DHCP
2 5 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) VoIP
3 3 (8.57%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
1 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.86%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Consultant
1 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (8.57%) Configuration Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Systems Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Project Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Server Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Deskside Support
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.86%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.86%) Statistics
1 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.71%) UNIX
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Migration
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) Software Deployment
4 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.86%) Release Management
5 1 (2.86%) Manual Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) ITSM
5 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.86%) Change Control
5 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.86%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.00%) VBScript
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) VB
5 2 (5.71%) C
6 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) MCTS
4 2 (5.71%) MCITP
4 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) MCSE
4 2 (5.71%) CCA
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (65.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) XenApp
4 3 (8.57%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (8.57%) UAG
5 2 (5.71%) vCloud
5 2 (5.71%) vSphere
5 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.71%) MetaFrame
5 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (11.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (11.43%) SCOM
3 3 (8.57%) WSUS
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Intune
4 2 (5.71%) SCDPM
4 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.86%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.86%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (2.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Citrix
3 10 (28.57%) VMware
4 7 (20.00%) McAfee
5 6 (17.14%) Sophos
6 3 (8.57%) Websense
6 3 (8.57%) AppSense
6 3 (8.57%) Lumension
6 3 (8.57%) Lotus
6 3 (8.57%) Symantec
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) Remedy
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) Clearswift