Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 56 66
Rank change year-on-year -13 +10 -3
Contract jobs citing SCCM 43 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.51% 3.38% 2.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.28% 27.89% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 21
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £393 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.46% +42.73% -12.70%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £130
90th Percentile £422 £500 £425
South East median daily rate £350 £338 £311
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.70% -11.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £145.00 £17.50 £65.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +728.57% -73.18% +354.70%
10th Percentile £130.00 £17.50 £24.03
90th Percentile £160.00 £17.50 £111.88
South East median hourly rate £19.25 £18.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year +4.05% +3.50% +17.21%

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 223 147 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 18.20% 12.13% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 88 64
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £381 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.15% +27.08% -33.33%
10th Percentile £250 £187 £130
90th Percentile £638 £500 £421
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £145.00 £16.25 £65.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +792.31% -75.10% +354.70%
10th Percentile £130.00 £15.25 £24.03
90th Percentile £160.00 £17.25 £111.88
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £27.38 £26.60
% change year-on-year -45.21% +2.91% +23.72%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -15 26 £375 +11.11% 2
Kidlington -3 8 £375 -18.92%
Bicester 0 3 £175 - 1
Thame - 2 £386 -
Abingdon +6 1 - -
Banbury -6 1 £473 +21.15%
SCCM
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 42 (97.67%) Windows
2 37 (86.05%) Active Directory
3 27 (62.79%) DHCP
3 27 (62.79%) DNS
3 27 (62.79%) SCOM
4 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
5 23 (53.49%) LDAP
5 23 (53.49%) Office 365
6 21 (48.84%) Kerberos
7 19 (44.19%) PowerShell
8 18 (41.86%) VMware
8 18 (41.86%) Windows Server
9 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
10 16 (37.21%) ITIL
10 16 (37.21%) Windows 10
11 15 (34.88%) Mobile Device Management
11 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (32.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (30.23%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (30.23%) Change Management
14 12 (27.91%) McAfee
14 12 (27.91%) Problem Management
14 12 (27.91%) Microsoft App-V
14 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (25.58%) Replication
15 11 (25.58%) McAfee ePO
15 11 (25.58%) Clustering
16 9 (20.93%) Android

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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (53.49%) Office 365
2 14 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.65%) G Suite
5 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (62.79%) DHCP
1 27 (62.79%) DNS
2 21 (48.84%) Kerberos
3 13 (30.23%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (11.63%) VPN
5 4 (9.30%) SAN
6 1 (2.33%) LAN
6 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.33%) VoIP
6 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (16.28%) Publishing
2 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) SCCM Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (13.95%) Active Directory Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) PowerShell Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support
6 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) LDAP
2 8 (18.60%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (25.58%) Clustering
2 11 (25.58%) Replication
3 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.63%) Fat Client
3 5 (11.63%) iPhone
3 5 (11.63%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.98%) iPad
4 3 (6.98%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (97.67%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Windows Server
3 16 (37.21%) Windows 10
4 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (20.93%) Android
6 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.33%) Linux
9 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) ITIL
2 15 (34.88%) Mobile Device Management
3 14 (32.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (30.23%) Change Management
5 12 (27.91%) Problem Management
6 7 (16.28%) Migration
6 7 (16.28%) Service Design
6 7 (16.28%) Task Automation
7 6 (13.95%) Application Packaging
8 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.98%) Ticket Management
8 3 (6.98%) Time Management
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.65%) Demand Management
9 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.65%) Project Management
10 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) C
2 1 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (86.05%) Active Directory
2 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
3 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (27.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.65%) XenApp
6 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.33%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (62.79%) SCOM
2 11 (25.58%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) VMware
3 12 (27.91%) McAfee
4 3 (6.98%) Apple
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) NetApp
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) Google
5 2 (4.65%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) CommVault
6 1 (2.33%) F5
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle