Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 156 125
Rank change year-on-year +42 -31 +19
Contract jobs citing SCOM 47 16 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.15% 0.37% 1.07%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.38% 3.33% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 23
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £253 £343 £140
90th Percentile £475 £638 £523
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 13
Berkshire median hourly rate - £43.28 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.69% +33.27%
South East median hourly rate - £43.28 £37.09
% change year-on-year - +16.69% -20.66%

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 453 480 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.11% 11.20% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 227 269
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £224 £253 £205
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 34
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £24.53 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.08% -33.86% +76.62%
South East median hourly rate £14.25 £25.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year -44.93% +29.38% +1.50%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +22 20 £258 -
Reading +8 9 £375 -
Newbury - 6 £350 -
Slough - 2 £450 -
Windsor - 1 £550 -
Wokingham - 1 £275 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
SCOM
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 32 (68.09%) Windows
2 29 (61.70%) SCCM
3 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
3 27 (57.45%) Active Directory
4 25 (53.19%) SolarWinds
5 23 (48.94%) SC Cleared
6 21 (44.68%) SQL
7 17 (36.17%) Cisco
7 17 (36.17%) SCSM
8 16 (34.04%) Firewall
8 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
9 15 (31.91%) Network Management
9 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
9 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
10 14 (29.79%) DevOps
10 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (29.79%) Cisco ISE
11 13 (27.66%) VMware
12 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (19.15%) ITIL
13 9 (19.15%) DV Cleared
14 8 (17.02%) SCVMM
14 8 (17.02%) WSUS
14 8 (17.02%) Remote Desktop
15 7 (14.89%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (14.89%) PKI
15 7 (14.89%) IaaS
16 6 (12.77%) VMware Server
16 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (12.77%) Service Management

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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 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) IBM Domino
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.89%) IaaS
3 5 (10.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.26%) Office 365
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) Firewall
2 14 (29.79%) Cisco ISE
3 8 (17.02%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (12.77%) DHCP
4 6 (12.77%) DNS
5 2 (4.26%) SAN
6 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.13%) NAS
6 1 (2.13%) VLAN
6 1 (2.13%) VXLAN
6 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Network Support
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Field Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (8.51%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Server Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Server Support
6 4 (8.51%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) XML
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) PKI
2 4 (8.51%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.51%) Fintech
2 4 (8.51%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) FMCG
4 1 (2.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 32 (68.09%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.77%) Linux
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.26%) CentOS
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.26%) Solaris
6 2 (4.26%) SUSE
7 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Network Management
2 14 (29.79%) DevOps
3 9 (19.15%) ITIL
4 6 (12.77%) Service Management
5 5 (10.64%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (8.51%) High Availability
6 4 (8.51%) Release Management
7 3 (6.38%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.26%) API Integration
8 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.26%) Patch Management
9 1 (2.13%) Coaching
9 1 (2.13%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.13%) ERP
9 1 (2.13%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.13%) Information Security
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
2 23 (48.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (19.15%) DV Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) Degree
4 5 (10.64%) MCITP
4 5 (10.64%) MCTS
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CCA
5 1 (2.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (57.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (12.77%) VMware Server
4 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.26%) Docker
6 2 (4.26%) vCloud
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (4.26%) vSphere
7 1 (2.13%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.13%) XenApp
7 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (61.70%) SCCM
2 17 (36.17%) SCSM
3 8 (17.02%) SCVMM
3 8 (17.02%) WSUS
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Ansible
5 2 (4.26%) CFEngine
5 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.26%) Puppet
5 2 (4.26%) SCOrch
5 2 (4.26%) Unicenter
5 2 (4.26%) vRealize
6 1 (2.13%) EdgeSight
6 1 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.13%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.13%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) SolarWinds
2 17 (36.17%) Cisco
3 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
4 13 (27.66%) VMware
5 5 (10.64%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) Dell
7 2 (4.26%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.26%) CA
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix
7 2 (4.26%) EMC
7 2 (4.26%) IBM
7 2 (4.26%) Infoblox
7 2 (4.26%) Lotus
7 2 (4.26%) NetApp
7 2 (4.26%) Nimsoft
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.26%) Sun
8 1 (2.13%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.13%) Lumension
8 1 (2.13%) Veeam