Period
to 20 April 2018

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 6 months to 20 April 2018 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
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 98 99
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 0
Contract jobs citing SCOM 16 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.93% 0.25% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.04% 3.81% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Bristol median daily rate £313 £275 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -19.71% +7.45%
10th Percentile £273 £258 £271
90th Percentile £511 £344 £426
South West median daily rate £430 £369 £363
% change year-on-year +16.61% +1.72% -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £31.00 - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 177 105 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.31% 6.52% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 71 136
Bristol median daily rate £403 £330 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.97% -7.04% -5.33%
10th Percentile £210 £213 £236
90th Percentile £614 £530 £463
South West median daily rate £450 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +20.00% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +71.43% -44.44%
10th Percentile £14.45 £20.00 £17.25
90th Percentile £19.18 £41.10 £17.75
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year -56.25% +119.18% -9.59%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server
3 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
4 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
5 12 (75.00%) Skype for Business
6 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (68.75%) SCCM
6 11 (68.75%) Skype
7 8 (50.00%) VMware
7 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
8 6 (37.50%) DNS
8 6 (37.50%) EMC
8 6 (37.50%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
8 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
8 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (31.25%) Office 365
9 5 (31.25%) Security Hardening
9 5 (31.25%) Citrix
9 5 (31.25%) McAfee
9 5 (31.25%) DHCP
9 5 (31.25%) IBM
9 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
10 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (25.00%) Firewall
10 4 (25.00%) SAN
10 4 (25.00%) vSphere

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 12 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Skype
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) DHCP
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) NAS
4 4 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) Extranet
6 2 (12.50%) Intranet
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
7 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Administrator
1 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
1 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Security Hardening
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Email Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) vSphere
3 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) SCCM
2 6 (37.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (12.50%) AirWatch
3 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (12.50%) SCVMM
4 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) EMC
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) McAfee
5 3 (18.75%) Dell
5 3 (18.75%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Veritas
6 2 (12.50%) Zscaler
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) Okta
7 1 (6.25%) Veeam