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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 53 60
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.48% 0.77% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.50% 11.90% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £545 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.19% +74.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £40.83 £26.50
% change year-on-year +32.45% +54.05%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 40 42 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 6.37% 6.50% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 36
Median daily rate £500 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £185 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £9.05 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £13.45 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCOM in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Birmingham

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) LDAP
3 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (60.00%) Nagios
3 6 (60.00%) Identity Management
3 6 (60.00%) MS Office
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) PBX
3 6 (60.00%) VoIP
3 6 (60.00%) DHCP
3 6 (60.00%) Kerberos
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (60.00%) Office 365
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (60.00%) Yammer
3 6 (60.00%) Skype
3 6 (60.00%) OneDrive
3 6 (60.00%) Patch Management
3 6 (60.00%) PKI
3 6 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 6 (60.00%) Email Filtering
4 5 (50.00%) Migration
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared

SCOM
Top Related 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 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 6 (60.00%) OneDrive
2 6 (60.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (60.00%) LDAP
1 6 (60.00%) PBX
1 6 (60.00%) Skype
1 6 (60.00%) Unified Communications
1 6 (60.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAAS
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365 Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Senior DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Email Filtering
1 6 (60.00%) Identity Management
1 6 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (60.00%) Patch Management
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) MCITP
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (60.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
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