Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 25 May 2018 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 84 71
Rank change year-on-year +33 -13 +2
Contract jobs citing SCCM 49 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.92% 1.21% 1.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.75% 15.38% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 8 12
Oxfordshire median daily rate £294 £488 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.74% +248.21% -44.00%
10th Percentile £175 £315 £126
90th Percentile £415 £500 £371
South East median daily rate £325 £338 £339
% change year-on-year -3.70% -0.37% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £14.85 £68.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -78.16% +283.10%
South East median hourly rate £16.22 £16.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.73% -30.53% +41.16%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 198 91 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.85% 7.86% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 58 79
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +48.44% -14.67%
10th Percentile £202 £160 £130
90th Percentile £654 £566 £425
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £14.85 £68.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -78.16% +272.60%
South East median hourly rate £16.81 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.96% -46.15% +75.68%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Oxfordshire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCCM in Oxfordshire

SCCM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCCM in Oxfordshire

SCCM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCCM in Oxfordshire

SCCM
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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
Oxford +13 31 £300 -40.00% 2
Kidlington -3 8 £305 -29.28% 1
Bicester -1 3 £175 -
SCCM
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 41 (83.67%) Active Directory
3 33 (67.35%) Windows 10
4 30 (61.22%) Microsoft
5 25 (51.02%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (51.02%) Office 365
6 24 (48.98%) Mobile Device Management
6 24 (48.98%) Windows Server
7 23 (46.94%) Microsoft Office
8 22 (44.90%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (40.82%) Apple
10 19 (38.78%) Web Services
10 19 (38.78%) PowerShell
10 19 (38.78%) Remote Desktop
11 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Intune
11 18 (36.73%) DNS
12 17 (34.69%) DHCP
12 17 (34.69%) ITIL
12 17 (34.69%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (32.65%) Apple iOS
13 16 (32.65%) Mac OS
13 16 (32.65%) Problem Management
13 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (30.61%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (30.61%) GDPR
14 15 (30.61%) Application Packaging
14 15 (30.61%) Data Protection
15 12 (24.49%) Migration
16 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (22.45%) Runbook

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (6.12%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (46.94%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 25 (51.02%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (51.02%) Office 365
2 22 (44.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.08%) G Suite
4 2 (4.08%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.04%) Datadog
5 1 (2.04%) PaaS
5 1 (2.04%) SaaS
5 1 (2.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) Remote Desktop
2 18 (36.73%) DNS
3 17 (34.69%) DHCP
4 6 (12.24%) VPN
5 2 (4.08%) Skype
5 2 (4.08%) SMS
6 1 (2.04%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.04%) PBX
6 1 (2.04%) SAN
6 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (12.24%) Publishing
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Support Engineer
1 15 (30.61%) Systems Engineer
1 15 (30.61%) Windows Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) SCCM Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (18.37%) Active Directory Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Desktop Support
5 8 (16.33%) Office 365 Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Server Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Windows Server Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
6 7 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Deployment Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Systems Support
7 5 (10.20%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Fat Client
2 5 (10.20%) iPhone
2 5 (10.20%) Thin Client
3 4 (8.16%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) iPad
4 3 (6.12%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.08%) Clustering
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Windows 10
3 24 (48.98%) Windows Server
4 16 (32.65%) Apple iOS
4 16 (32.65%) Mac OS
4 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
6 9 (18.37%) Android
7 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.04%) Linux
9 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.04%) Unix
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Mobile Device Management
2 17 (34.69%) ITIL
3 16 (32.65%) Problem Management
4 15 (30.61%) Application Packaging
4 15 (30.61%) Data Protection
5 12 (24.49%) Migration
6 11 (22.45%) Runbook
6 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Change Management
8 4 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
9 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.12%) Ticket Management
10 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.08%) DevOps
10 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
10 2 (4.08%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) C
3 1 (2.04%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) Python
3 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) A+ Certification
2 3 (6.12%) MCITP
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (83.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (10.20%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.04%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (10.20%) SCOM
3 3 (6.12%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (6.12%) WSUS
4 2 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.04%) Puppet
5 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.82%) Apple
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco
4 2 (4.08%) Google
4 2 (4.08%) McAfee
5 1 (2.04%) Dell
5 1 (2.04%) Ivanti
5 1 (2.04%) New Relic
5 1 (2.04%) PagerDuty