Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 20 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 83 78
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing SCOM 6 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.38% 1.46% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.00% 19.30% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 5
Birmingham median daily rate £463 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% +6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £429 £324 £222
90th Percentile £486 £513 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £372 £375 £343
% change year-on-year -0.93% +9.49% +29.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £26.00

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 Birmingham with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 120 114 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.65% 7.59% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 59 44
Birmingham median daily rate £381 £450 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.28% +46.94% +11.36%
10th Percentile £214 £311 £200
90th Percentile £575 £565 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £410 £310
% change year-on-year +3.66% +32.47% -3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.23% -16.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £11.65 £14.40 £14.60
90th Percentile £18.80 £21.55 £21.40
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year +0.17% -1.69% -26.25%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Birmingham

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCOM in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) Akamai
3 3 (50.00%) Junos
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (50.00%) Infoblox
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) CCIE
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Nagios
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) BGP

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Akamai
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) BGP
1 3 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (50.00%) IPsec
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
1 3 (50.00%) OSPF
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) VLAN
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Office Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) SIEM
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) MOF
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Practice Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCIE
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VCP5
2 1 (16.67%) VCP6
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) COBIT
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) AppDynamics
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Infoblox
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Dell