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 3 months to 29 March 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 118 106
Rank change year-on-year +22 -12  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.16% 0.36% 0.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.73% 3.33% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 21
Median daily rate - £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £54.08 £55.65 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £40.83 £26.50
% change year-on-year +32.45% +54.05%  

SCOM is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 173 270 324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 9.46% 10.87% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 154 160
Median daily rate £425 £450 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 14
Median hourly rate £26.50 £55.65 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.38% +218.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £42.33 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.76 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SCOM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 3 - -
SCOM
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (12.50%) IaaS
7 1 (12.50%) Skype
7 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
7 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (12.50%) PaaS
7 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning

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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Skype
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
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