Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 131 157
Rank change year-on-year -12 +26 -26
Contract jobs citing SCOM 21 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.93% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.67% 8.04% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 9
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -18.75% +28.00%
10th Percentile £313 £247 £323
90th Percentile £488 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Berkshire median hourly rate - £29.75 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.26% +16.69%
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £29.75 £43.14
% change year-on-year -29.41% -31.04% +16.31%

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 450 460 517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.47% 11.52% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 238 241
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £284 £249 £251
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.80 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -31.43% -52.82%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £35.73 £44.66
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £27.44
% change year-on-year +16.67% -45.33% +35.93%

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Berkshire

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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

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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 October 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
Reading -4 12 £475 +26.67%
Bracknell -12 5 - - 1
SCOM
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 11 (52.38%) SCCM
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) HP
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) DNS
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) Nagios
5 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) Splunk
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (28.57%) Server Management
7 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
7 5 (23.81%) DHCP
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
7 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
7 5 (23.81%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (19.05%) Power BI
8 4 (19.05%) IaaS
8 4 (19.05%) Veeam
8 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (19.05%) Project Management
8 4 (19.05%) Migration
8 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
8 4 (19.05%) Linux

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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 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (19.05%) IaaS
4 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) DHCP
2 5 (23.81%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Power BI
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) AWS Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Cloud Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Monitoring Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Splunk Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Monitoring Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Nagios Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Nagios Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Server Management
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) SCCM
2 7 (33.33%) Nagios
3 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.76%) SCDPM
5 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) HP
1 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Splunk
4 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Veeam
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (9.52%) Fujitsu
7 2 (9.52%) McAfee
8 1 (4.76%) Lumension