Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 162 127
Rank change year-on-year +26 -35 +21
Contract jobs citing SCOM 9 18 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.32% 0.42% 1.07%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.55% 3.32% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 21
Median daily rate £503 £494 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +41.07% -30.00%
10th Percentile £463 £413 £298
90th Percentile £550 £569 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £381
% change year-on-year -5.56% +18.03% -12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £28.75 - -

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 353 542 568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.60% 12.76% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 237 306
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £185 £244 £293
90th Percentile £613 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 38 16
Median hourly rate £27.85 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.04% - -56.36%
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £16.22
% change year-on-year +35.71% -13.66% -12.35%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Berkshire

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SCOM in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for SCOM in Berkshire

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SCOM in Berkshire.

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 4 April 2020. 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
Newbury - 2 £500 -
Bracknell +29 1 £550 -
Reading +6 1 £506 +1.20% 4
Slough - 1 £450 -
Ascot - 1 - -
SCOM
South East

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) CA
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) XenApp
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Dell
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) Service Management
4 5 (55.56%) ITSM
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) PKI
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (44.44%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (44.44%) Clearswift
5 4 (44.44%) VMS
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) IIS
5 4 (44.44%) EMC
5 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7

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 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) GitHub
2 2 (22.22%) Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Skype
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Artifactory
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM Architect
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) 802.1X
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) VMS
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITSM
1 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (44.44%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (33.33%) Break/Fix
3 3 (33.33%) Proactive Maintenance
4 2 (22.22%) API Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) CAE
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Runbook
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Software Distribution
4 2 (22.22%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (55.56%) XenApp
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (33.33%) Netcool
2 3 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (22.22%) Ansible
3 2 (22.22%) HP NNM
3 2 (22.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (22.22%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (22.22%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (22.22%) Nagios
3 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (22.22%) Puppet
3 2 (22.22%) SCOrch
3 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
4 1 (11.11%) Kibana
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) CA
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Dell
3 4 (44.44%) Clearswift
3 4 (44.44%) EMC
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) AppDynamics
5 2 (22.22%) BMC
5 2 (22.22%) Dynatrace
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Nimsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Remedy
5 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (11.11%) Blue Prism
6 1 (11.11%) IronPort
6 1 (11.11%) Veeam