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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 38 51 35
Rank change year-on-year +13 -16  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.89% 2.16% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.14% 24.32% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £338 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +125.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £315
% change year-on-year -4.00% -0.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.71% +12.90%  

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 42 37 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 12.43% 8.87% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 5
Median daily rate £400 £170 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +135.29% -43.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -15.55% +5.88%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCCM in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Cardiff

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 March 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%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) ThinApp
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) 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%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
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%) Application Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP

SCCM
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
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%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Release Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) OCX
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 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%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (25.00%) Veeam
1 1 (25.00%) VMware