Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 65 71
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 0
Contract jobs citing SCCM 31 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.85% 3.60% 3.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.67% 17.05% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 28
Oxfordshire median daily rate £413 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64% +27.35%
10th Percentile £214 £321 £213
90th Percentile £488 £428 £438
South East median daily rate £350 £365 £328
% change year-on-year -4.11% +11.45% -1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £145.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -88.28% +792.31% +4.84%
10th Percentile £16.50 £130.00 £14.80
90th Percentile £17.50 £160.00 £17.30
South East median hourly rate £16.30 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -6.86% -5.41% +5.71%

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 150 258 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 13.79% 21.11% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 222 94
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £488 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +23.03% +32.08%
10th Percentile £225 £313 £213
90th Percentile £558 £625 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £84.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.76% +460.00% -44.95%
10th Percentile £16.50 £33.70 £14.60
90th Percentile £19.95 £146.30 £17.10
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year +13.79% -49.57% +43.75%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +8 12 £475 +22.58%
Kidlington +4 8 £413 +8.20% 1
Banbury +2 4 £338 -28.57% 1
Abingdon -8 2 - -
Carterton - 1 £110 -
SCCM
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
3 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
4 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
5 12 (38.71%) ITIL
6 11 (35.48%) Office 365
7 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (29.03%) Windows 10
9 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
9 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
10 7 (22.58%) SCOM
11 6 (19.35%) Change Management
12 5 (16.13%) VMware
12 5 (16.13%) LAN
12 5 (16.13%) WAN
12 5 (16.13%) HP
12 5 (16.13%) DNS
12 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (16.13%) Application Packaging
12 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (12.90%) BitLocker
13 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (12.90%) iPhone
13 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (12.90%) Operations Management
13 4 (12.90%) Ivanti
13 4 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (12.90%) MCSE

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 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.23%) eRoom
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) GroupWise
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Office 365
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
1 5 (16.13%) LAN
1 5 (16.13%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) SMS
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 4 (12.90%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Desktop Support
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Deskside Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Deskside Support
4 3 (9.68%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Mac Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Server Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Server Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) iPhone
2 3 (9.68%) iPad
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.45%) Life Science
3 2 (6.45%) PKI
3 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 9 (29.03%) Windows 10
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
6 2 (6.45%) Android
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Change Management
3 5 (16.13%) Application Packaging
3 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Operations Management
5 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) ITSM
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Antivirus Management
6 2 (6.45%) Email Filtering
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.45%) Personalization
6 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.90%) BitLocker
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCOM
2 2 (6.45%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (6.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (6.45%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) HP
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Ivanti
4 3 (9.68%) Adobe
4 3 (9.68%) Apple
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) NetApp
5 2 (6.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.23%) CommVault
6 1 (3.23%) Google
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) Sun