Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCOM over the 6 months to 20 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 Operations Manager (SCOM)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 57 60
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -34
Contract jobs citing SCOM 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.03% 0.65% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.29% 6.78% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £300 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.58% - -
East of England median daily rate £300 £419 £400
% change year-on-year -28.36% +4.69% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £38.75

SCOM 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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 62 59 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 9.09% 9.61% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 18
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +9.09% -1.79%
10th Percentile £275 £200 £144
90th Percentile £519 £538 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.49 £24.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.13% -31.43% +105.88%
10th Percentile £10.21 £14.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £12.73 £35.10 £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £14.84 £16.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year -10.06% -51.11% +117.74%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Bedfordshire

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Bedfordshire

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Bedfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Luton -9 1 £475 +22.58%
Bedford - 1 £335 -
SCOM
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SCOM 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (85.71%) NetApp
1 6 (85.71%) Terminal Services
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
1 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
2 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (71.43%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (71.43%) iSCSI
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) NAS
2 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds
2 5 (71.43%) Clustering
2 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
2 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
2 5 (71.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec
2 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
1 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (71.43%) iSCSI
2 5 (71.43%) NAS
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Skype
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Storage Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Test Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Clustering
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSA
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Terminal Services
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
2 5 (71.43%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
2 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) NetApp
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) 3PAR
2 5 (71.43%) CommVault
2 5 (71.43%) Dell
2 5 (71.43%) EqualLogic
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec
2 5 (71.43%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee