The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 46 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing SCCM 5 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.93% 3.99% 2.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.86% 42.86% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 8
Average daily rate £200 £320 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +34.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £303 £288
% change year-on-year
-4.13% +5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Systems Management Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
28 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.21% 9.31% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 12
Average daily rate £325 £295 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £340 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCCM
South East

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
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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -9 2 £200 -37.50%
Banbury +3 1 - -
SCCM
South East

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) MCITP
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 1 (14.29%) SCOM
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) MCSE
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (14.29%) Dell
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) SAN

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Dell