The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 29 April 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 65 64
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.48% 0.80% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.35% 6.14% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Median daily rate £275 £335 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.91% +5.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £378 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.70 £36.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +18.61% +53.19%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 63 114 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 7.60% 12.95% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 96 57
Median daily rate £419 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.51% -5.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOrch
2 3 (75.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Email Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Management

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (75.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Email Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) ISA Server
1 3 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) IBM