Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 18 February 2020 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 152 134
Rank change year-on-year +18 -18 +10
Contract jobs citing SCOM 18 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.58% 0.57% 1.01%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.58% 4.72% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 20
Berkshire median daily rate £485 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +28.57% -30.00%
10th Percentile £315 £316 £294
90th Percentile £530 £535 £580
South East median daily rate £404 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -10.28% +12.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 Berkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 393 509 528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.56% 12.19% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 224 284
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £251
90th Percentile £613 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 22
Berkshire median hourly rate £67.50 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +462.50% - -56.36%
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £14.05 £15.00
% change year-on-year +77.94% -6.33% -45.21%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Berkshire

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Berkshire

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Berkshire

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Berkshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 2020. 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
Reading -3 5 £418 +4.38% 4
Newbury - 4 £500 -
Slough - 3 £450 -
Ascot - 2 £300 -
Bracknell +28 1 £550 -
SCOM
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SCOM 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 13 (72.22%) DV Cleared
4 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (61.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (55.56%) VMware
6 10 (55.56%) Citrix
7 9 (50.00%) SCCM
8 7 (38.89%) XenApp
8 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
8 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
8 7 (38.89%) ITSM
9 6 (33.33%) PKI
9 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 6 (33.33%) Cisco
9 6 (33.33%) Dell
9 6 (33.33%) SAN
9 6 (33.33%) CA
9 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (27.78%) GitHub
10 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (27.78%) Azure
10 5 (27.78%) NetBackup
10 5 (27.78%) Service Management
10 5 (27.78%) Netcool
11 4 (22.22%) Clearswift
11 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (22.22%) EMC

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (22.22%) IIS
3 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
4 3 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Azure
1 5 (27.78%) GitHub
2 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) Skype
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) ITSM Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) 802.1X
2 2 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) PKI
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 3 (16.67%) Replication
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.56%) Clustering
5 1 (5.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) VMS
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) ITSM
3 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 4 (22.22%) Converged Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Break/Fix
5 3 (16.67%) Change Control
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Proactive Maintenance
6 2 (11.11%) BCP
6 2 (11.11%) CAE
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 2 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (72.22%) DV Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
1 7 (38.89%) XenApp
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) DFS Replication
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 2 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (27.78%) NetBackup
2 5 (27.78%) Netcool
3 4 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (16.67%) SCDPM
5 2 (11.11%) Ansible
5 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
5 2 (11.11%) HP NNM
5 2 (11.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (11.11%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (11.11%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (11.11%) Kibana
5 2 (11.11%) Nagios
5 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (11.11%) Puppet
5 2 (11.11%) SCOrch
5 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Citrix
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) CA
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) Dell
4 4 (22.22%) Clearswift
4 4 (22.22%) EMC
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) Automation Anywhere
5 3 (16.67%) Blue Prism
5 3 (16.67%) IronPort
5 3 (16.67%) Lumension
5 3 (16.67%) McAfee
5 3 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) AppDynamics
6 2 (11.11%) Dynatrace
6 2 (11.11%) Nimsoft
6 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow