Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 85 94
Rank change year-on-year +26 +9 +3
Contract jobs citing SCCM 32 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.70% 1.27% 1.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.92% 12.16% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 14
Wales median daily rate £300 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.86% +61.54% +85.71%
10th Percentile £123 £129 £297
90th Percentile £379 £638 £468
UK median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 10
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 - £9.50
10th Percentile £11.60 - £9.00
90th Percentile £18.75 - £10.10
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -11.76%

SCCM is in the Systems Management category. The following 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.

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 146 148 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.31% 10.41% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 110 83
Wales median daily rate £400 £456 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.33% +25.86% +3.57%
10th Percentile £168 £318 £203
90th Percentile £542 £618 £509
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 10
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 - £9.50
10th Percentile £12.40 - £9.00
90th Percentile £29.17 - £10.10
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -3.43%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Wales

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +31 26 £200 - 1
Mid Wales +3 2 £88 -
West Wales -2 1 £400 -29.20%
North Wales - 1 - -
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
3 18 (56.25%) Windows 10
4 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
6 11 (34.38%) VMware
6 11 (34.38%) SharePoint
7 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 10 (31.25%) IIS
7 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
7 10 (31.25%) VMware Workstation
7 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (31.25%) vSphere
7 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (31.25%) VLAN
7 10 (31.25%) SCOM
7 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
7 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 10 (31.25%) VSAN
8 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (28.13%) HP
8 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
9 8 (25.00%) ITIL
9 8 (25.00%) Office 365
10 7 (21.88%) Windows 8
10 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
10 7 (21.88%) Test Management
10 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting

SCCM
Co-occurring 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 11 (34.38%) SharePoint
2 10 (31.25%) IIS
2 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) VLAN
1 10 (31.25%) VSAN
2 3 (9.38%) DHCP
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) Skype
3 1 (3.13%) VoIP
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MSI
2 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.13%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
1 3 (9.38%) Romanian Language
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Desktop Support
2 7 (21.88%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Test Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Packager
6 2 (6.25%) Deployment Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Information Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Release Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) FMCG
3 2 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Windows 10
3 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 7 (21.88%) Windows 8
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL
3 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
3 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (21.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
3 7 (21.88%) RUP
3 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
3 7 (21.88%) Test Management
3 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
3 7 (21.88%) Unified Process
4 4 (12.50%) High Availability
4 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Security Hardening
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) MCSE
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) ISEB
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) HNC
5 2 (6.25%) MCITP
5 2 (6.25%) MCTS
6 1 (3.13%) MCSA
6 1 (3.13%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (31.25%) VMware Workstation
2 10 (31.25%) vSphere
3 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) SCOM
2 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (18.75%) WSUS
4 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
4 3 (9.38%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
4 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (9.38%) vCenter Server
5 2 (6.25%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) HP
4 4 (12.50%) McAfee
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) SAP
5 3 (9.38%) Citrix
5 3 (9.38%) Symantec
6 2 (6.25%) BMC
6 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) Remedy
6 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.13%) AppSense