Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 80 83
Rank change year-on-year +35 +3 -7
Contract jobs citing SCCM 56 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.46% 1.33% 1.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.00% 10.27% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 14 16
Oxfordshire median daily rate £319 £400 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.31% +4.71% +138.75%
10th Percentile £191 £208 £219
90th Percentile £580 £434 £438
South East median daily rate £325 £375 £334
% change year-on-year -13.33% +12.36% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 - £18.00
10th Percentile £16.50 - £15.15
90th Percentile £17.50 - £20.45
South East median hourly rate £15.13 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -8.29% -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 200 146 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.94% 12.92% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 111 89
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +23.63% +4.37%
10th Percentile £190 £250 £182
90th Percentile £590 £575 £481
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.09% +27.78% -40.00%
10th Percentile £16.50 £23.00 £15.15
90th Percentile £20.30 £23.00 £20.45
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -45.63% +27.57%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +20 35 £300 -25.00% 1
Kidlington -1 8 £305 -23.27%
Abingdon -11 2 - - 1
Banbury - 2 £373 -
Witney - 1 £625 -
SCCM
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 46 (82.14%) Windows
2 40 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 35 (62.50%) Windows 10
4 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 29 (51.79%) Office 365
6 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
7 25 (44.64%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (39.29%) Microsoft Office
9 21 (37.50%) Web Services
9 21 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (37.50%) PowerShell
10 20 (35.71%) DNS
10 20 (35.71%) Apple
11 19 (33.93%) Mobile Device Management
12 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Intune
12 18 (32.14%) DHCP
12 18 (32.14%) Application Packaging
13 17 (30.36%) Microsoft App-V
13 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (28.57%) Apple iOS
14 16 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
14 16 (28.57%) Data Protection
14 16 (28.57%) Mac OS
15 15 (26.79%) ITIL
15 15 (26.79%) Amazon RDS
15 15 (26.79%) GDPR
16 13 (23.21%) Problem Management
17 12 (21.43%) Migration
18 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
18 11 (19.64%) 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 (5.36%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.79%) eRoom
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 29 (51.79%) Office 365
2 25 (44.64%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (5.36%) Datadog
4 3 (5.36%) SaaS
4 3 (5.36%) Slack
5 2 (3.57%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) DNS
2 18 (32.14%) DHCP
3 16 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (7.14%) SMS
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (5.36%) LAN
5 3 (5.36%) Skype
5 3 (5.36%) VoIP
6 2 (3.57%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (3.57%) PBX
6 2 (3.57%) SAN
6 2 (3.57%) VPN
6 2 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (8.93%) Publishing
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Support Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Systems Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Windows Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Desktop Support
3 10 (17.86%) SCCM Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Server Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Deployment Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Active Directory Support
8 5 (8.93%) Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Systems Support
8 5 (8.93%) Systems Support Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (5.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) iPhone
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) iPad
4 2 (3.57%) Life Science
4 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 46 (82.14%) Windows
2 35 (62.50%) Windows 10
3 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
4 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 16 (28.57%) Mac OS
6 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.14%) Mac OS X
8 3 (5.36%) Android
9 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Mobile Device Management
2 18 (32.14%) Application Packaging
3 16 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 15 (26.79%) ITIL
5 13 (23.21%) Problem Management
6 12 (21.43%) Migration
7 11 (19.64%) Runbook
7 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.14%) Change Management
8 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.36%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 3 (5.36%) DevOps
9 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (5.36%) Project Management
9 3 (5.36%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.14%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) C#
3 3 (5.36%) Java
3 3 (5.36%) Python
3 3 (5.36%) Ruby
4 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) MCITP
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.14%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 40 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 17 (30.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (8.93%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (5.36%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.57%) Samba
5 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.79%) vSphere
6 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (10.71%) SCOM
3 5 (8.93%) WSUS
4 3 (5.36%) Puppet
4 3 (5.36%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (5.36%) Terraform
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.79%) Perfmon
6 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.71%) Apple
3 6 (10.71%) Cisco
3 6 (10.71%) Ivanti
4 4 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (5.36%) New Relic
5 3 (5.36%) PagerDuty
6 2 (3.57%) Adobe
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) McAfee
6 2 (3.57%) NetApp
6 2 (3.57%) Remedy
6 2 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (1.79%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.79%) Brocade
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) EMC
7 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds