The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 33 27 39
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Contract jobs citing SCCM 8 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.88% 4.22% 1.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.00% 35.71% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Median daily rate £500 £135 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +270.37% -52.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £320
% change year-on-year -4.00% -2.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.85 £115.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -87.08% +784.61%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 25 28 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 8.99% 11.81% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 34
Median daily rate £475 £250 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -28.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.85 £115.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -87.08% +283.33%  
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Oxford

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Oxford

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) SCOM
4 10 (47.62%) DHCP
4 10 (47.62%) DNS
4 10 (47.62%) Migration
4 10 (47.62%) Windows 10
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
5 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (33.33%) Office 365
6 7 (33.33%) Dell
7 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 6 (28.57%) NetBackup
8 5 (23.81%) Back Office
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) NetApp
9 4 (19.05%) Veritas
9 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
9 4 (19.05%) SQL
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (19.05%) Citrix
9 4 (19.05%) PMI
9 4 (19.05%) PMP
9 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (19.05%) Windows 7

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) DHCP
1 10 (47.62%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) Skype
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) 3G
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
General
1 5 (23.81%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Desktop Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Server Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PMI
2 3 (14.29%) BYOD
2 3 (14.29%) PKI
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 10
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Application Virtualisation
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) Service Design
4 3 (14.29%) Application Rationalisation
4 3 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Informatics
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
1 4 (19.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (19.05%) vSphere
2 4 (19.05%) XenApp
2 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) SCOM
2 6 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 3 (14.29%) AppDNA
3 3 (14.29%) EdgeSight
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Dell
3 5 (23.81%) NetApp
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Veritas
5 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds