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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 107 101
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 10 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.55% 0.68% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.58% 6.04% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Median daily rate £270 £393 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.33% +2.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £368 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £441 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £345
% change year-on-year -1.20% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.75 £43.28 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.26% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £36.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -17.36% +78.35%  

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 152 265 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 8.39% 11.24% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 124 115
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 8
Median hourly rate £12.00 £21.33 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.74% +6.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

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

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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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 24 June 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 +9 4 - -
Bracknell - 2 £269 - 1
Newbury - 1 £335 -
SCOM
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) SCCM
2 8 (61.54%) DV Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) DHCP
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (30.77%) Service Management
6 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) ITSM
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) SLA
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Network Management
7 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
7 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco ISE

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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Domino
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) IaaS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Incident Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Network Support
2 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) CentOS
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
3 3 (23.08%) ITSM
3 3 (23.08%) Network Management
3 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (7.69%) API Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) DV Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) MCTS
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) Docker
4 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCSM
3 1 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) CFEngine
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
3 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
3 1 (7.69%) Unicenter
3 1 (7.69%) vRealize
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Nimsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Sun
3 1 (7.69%) SunGard
3 1 (7.69%) Varonis
Bracknell, Berkshire
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