The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SCCM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 30 41
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.31% 3.23% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.50% 27.27% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £110 £90 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £321 £310
% change year-on-year -6.61% +3.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -30.95% +13.51%  

SCCM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 40 33 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 12.46% 11.83% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 10
Median daily rate £180 £450 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +140.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing SCCM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Cardiff

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCCM in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Cardiff

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) ThinApp
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) MOS
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) BMC

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Release Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) OCX
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MOS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (25.00%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) AppSense
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (25.00%) Veeam
1 1 (25.00%) VMware