The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK / Wales
Rank 64 63 50
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 4 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.57% 2.20% 1.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.88% 23.08% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
Median daily rate £313 £338 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +114.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £115 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £345 £160
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £318
% change year-on-year -4.00% -1.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
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 Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 103 65 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.61% 9.54% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 42 24
Median daily rate £444 £325 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.53% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +9.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Wales

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Wales

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
South Wales +6 4 £313 -7.40%
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 8 (57.14%) IBM
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (50.00%) Clustering
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (50.00%) Nessus
5 7 (50.00%) IT Governance
5 7 (50.00%) JIRA
5 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (50.00%) Unix
5 7 (50.00%) AIX
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) Apache
5 7 (50.00%) Oracle
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 7 (50.00%) Tivoli
5 7 (50.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 7 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (50.00%) Symantec
5 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (50.00%) Puppet
5 7 (50.00%) MongoDB

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (50.00%) Apache
2 7 (50.00%) Confluence
2 7 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
1 7 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Packager
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) MCollective
2 6 (42.86%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (7.14%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
2 6 (42.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) AIX
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) High Availability
1 7 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.14%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (50.00%) PowerHA
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Ansible
1 7 (50.00%) Nessus
1 7 (50.00%) Packer
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
1 7 (50.00%) Rundeck
1 7 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 7 (50.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 7 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 7 (50.00%) Zenoss
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) IBM
3 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) Sonatype
4 7 (50.00%) Symantec
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) AppSense
6 1 (7.14%) BMC
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.14%) Veeam