The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 38 64
Rank change year-on-year -12 +26  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 5 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.95% 2.54% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.43% 25.53% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £210 £200 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -48.38%  
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 South Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 53 47 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 10.02% 9.94% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 19
Median daily rate £203 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.64% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £208 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £446
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in South Wales

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in South Wales over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in South Wales

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in South Wales

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +3 2 £210 +5.00%
Cardiff -8 1 £110 +22.22%
Bridgend - 1 £363 -
SCCM
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) WSUS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (11.11%) AppSense
5 1 (11.11%) MOS
5 1 (11.11%) MCTS
5 1 (11.11%) MCITP
5 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) BMC
5 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
5 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 1 (11.11%) InstallShield
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Packager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Build Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Release Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) OCX
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MOS
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) WSUS
2 1 (11.11%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (11.11%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) AppSense
2 1 (11.11%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Veeam