The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 49 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing SCCM 11 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.70% 0.67% 4.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.74% 10.71% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 14
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£383 - £280
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 - £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.06 £23.35 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.24% +3.77%
SCCM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
62 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.57% 6.29% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 12 19
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £295 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCCM across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SCCM
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCCM across the Oxfordshire region.

SCCM Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SCCM
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

SCCM Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

SCCM
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SCCM Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SCCM
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCCM across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

SCCM Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -12 3 £315 -
SCCM
South East

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing SCCM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCCM.

1 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 17 (51.52%) Windows
4 13 (39.39%) Office 365
5 12 (36.36%) SCOM
5 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 8 (24.24%) MS Office
7 7 (21.21%) Windows 8
8 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
8 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (12.12%) MCP
9 4 (12.12%) Service Management
9 4 (12.12%) ITSM
10 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
10 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
10 3 (9.09%) SQL
11 2 (6.06%) Lync
11 2 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
11 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
11 2 (6.06%) Citrix
11 2 (6.06%) Apple
11 2 (6.06%) Remedy
11 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
11 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (6.06%) Banking
11 2 (6.06%) Migration

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing SCCM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCCM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) Lync
1 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support
5 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) SCCM Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Manager
6 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Deployment Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Deployment Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) IT Support
8 1 (3.03%) Senior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.21%) Windows 8
4 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (12.12%) ITSM
2 4 (12.12%) Service Management
3 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.03%) Data Security
5 1 (3.03%) Workflow
5 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) MCP
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
2 2 (6.06%) Apple
2 2 (6.06%) Remedy
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Lumension
3 1 (3.03%) NetApp
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) SAP