Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 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 Operations Manager (SCOM)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 139 154
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15 -11
Contract jobs citing SCOM 28 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 0.43% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.43% 4.47% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 13
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.19% -32.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £298 £254 £315
90th Percentile £625 £515 £491
South East median daily rate £425 £430 £434
% change year-on-year -1.16% -0.92% +15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Berkshire median hourly rate - £29.75 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.26% -22.23%
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £29.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year -29.41% -30.81% +43.33%

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 516 358 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.03% 9.52% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 197 310
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +12.14%
10th Percentile £300 £295 £256
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 35 21
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.00 £12.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +216.67% -43.74% +15.30%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.00 £54.89 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year - -32.04% +32.05%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 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
Bracknell +12 14 £298 +10.78% 1
Reading -4 12 £500 +11.11% 2
SCOM
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
3 14 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 14 (50.00%) SCCM
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco
3 14 (50.00%) Firewall
4 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
5 12 (42.86%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) VMware
6 11 (39.29%) HP
6 11 (39.29%) Network Management
6 11 (39.29%) Cisco ISE
7 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
7 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (32.14%) CCNP
8 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (25.00%) Veeam
9 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (25.00%) Power BI
9 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (25.00%) Windows
9 7 (25.00%) Oracle
9 7 (25.00%) Linux
10 6 (21.43%) DNS
10 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
10 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving

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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) DHCP
5 3 (10.71%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security
6 2 (7.14%) SAN
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.57%) Internet
7 1 (3.57%) IPsec
7 1 (3.57%) LAN
7 1 (3.57%) SSL
7 1 (3.57%) VLAN
7 1 (3.57%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) WAN
7 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Power BI
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Network Systems Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Azure Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Migration Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Migration Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Network Management
2 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (17.86%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Due Diligence
5 2 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (7.14%) Workflow
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.57%) Demand Management
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) CCNP
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) CCIE
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.57%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.57%) SCSM
3 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco
1 14 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) VMware
4 11 (39.29%) HP
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle
5 7 (25.00%) Veeam
6 3 (10.71%) McAfee
7 1 (3.57%) Capita
7 1 (3.57%) Fujitsu
7 1 (3.57%) Lumension
7 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard