Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 70 80
Rank change year-on-year +11 +10 -28
Contract jobs citing SCCM 47 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.84% 3.33% 2.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.34% 25.61% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 21
Oxfordshire median daily rate £388 £390 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +41.82% -12.70%
10th Percentile £272 £213 £126
90th Percentile £436 £438 £438
South East median daily rate £364 £325 £339
% change year-on-year +11.92% -4.06% -3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £145.00 £16.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +792.31% +4.84% +9.15%
10th Percentile £130.00 £14.80 £14.75
90th Percentile £160.00 £17.30 £16.25
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.51% +5.71% +12.90%

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 243 164 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 19.85% 13.00% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 91 85
Oxfordshire median daily rate £465 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.25% +45.45% -38.89%
10th Percentile £296 £188 £130
90th Percentile £620 £488 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £84.00 £16.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +416.92% -58.33% +171.78%
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -42.00% +25.00% +0.45%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -3 31 £388 -3.13%
Kidlington +1 7 £381 -17.57% 1
Abingdon +4 4 £288 -
Thame - 2 £386 -
Banbury -5 1 £473 +21.94%
SCCM
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 45 (95.74%) Windows
2 37 (78.72%) SCOM
3 36 (76.60%) DHCP
3 36 (76.60%) DNS
4 35 (74.47%) Active Directory
4 35 (74.47%) Office 365
5 32 (68.09%) LDAP
6 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
6 30 (63.83%) Kerberos
7 29 (61.70%) PowerShell
8 23 (48.94%) Windows 10
9 21 (44.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 20 (42.55%) Windows Server
11 19 (40.43%) VMware
12 17 (36.17%) Hyper-V
13 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (29.79%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (27.66%) Task Automation
16 13 (27.66%) Service Design
17 12 (25.53%) McAfee
18 11 (23.40%) Clustering
18 11 (23.40%) Replication
18 11 (23.40%) McAfee ePO
18 11 (23.40%) Application Packaging
19 10 (21.28%) Remote Desktop
20 9 (19.15%) Problem Management
20 9 (19.15%) Change Management
20 9 (19.15%) Publishing

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 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 35 (74.47%) Office 365
2 13 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (76.60%) DHCP
1 36 (76.60%) DNS
2 32 (68.09%) LDAP
3 30 (63.83%) Kerberos
4 10 (21.28%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (8.51%) SAN
6 2 (4.26%) Firewall
6 2 (4.26%) Internet
6 2 (4.26%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.13%) LAN
7 1 (2.13%) Skype
7 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.13%) VoIP
7 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Ant
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) Hudson
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) Maven
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (19.15%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) SCCM Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Deployment Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) PowerShell Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Active Directory Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Clustering
1 11 (23.40%) Replication
2 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (95.74%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Windows 10
3 20 (42.55%) Windows Server
4 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Android
8 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.13%) Unix
8 1 (2.13%) VMS
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (27.66%) Service Design
2 13 (27.66%) Task Automation
3 11 (23.40%) Application Packaging
4 9 (19.15%) Change Management
4 9 (19.15%) ITIL
4 9 (19.15%) Problem Management
5 8 (17.02%) Migration
5 8 (17.02%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.38%) Time Management
8 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.26%) Demand Management
8 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.26%) Patch Management
8 2 (4.26%) Project Management
9 1 (2.13%) DevOps
9 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
9 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (74.47%) Active Directory
2 21 (44.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (36.17%) Hyper-V
4 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.26%) XenApp
6 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.13%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.13%) Docker
7 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (78.72%) SCOM
2 11 (23.40%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.26%) Nessus
5 1 (2.13%) Ansible
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 19 (40.43%) VMware
3 12 (25.53%) McAfee
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
4 3 (6.38%) F5
4 3 (6.38%) NetApp
5 2 (4.26%) Avaya
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) Sophos
6 1 (2.13%) CommVault
6 1 (2.13%) Splunk