Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 19 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 110 102
Rank change year-on-year -12 -8 +17
Contract jobs citing SCOM 17 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.79% 0.62% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.78% 4.82% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 10
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £498 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.55% +5.57% +4.72%
10th Percentile £300 £430 £400
90th Percentile £505 £546 £500
South East median daily rate £390 £438 £434
% change year-on-year -10.86% +0.81% +10.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £55.65 £55.65

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 294 249 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.64% 12.84% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 138 71
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% +10.69%
10th Percentile £181 £270 £180
90th Percentile £550 £550 £488
South East median daily rate £435 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +3.57% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -44.00% +18.06%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.75 £14.41
90th Percentile £60.00 £16.25 £35.45
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £27.80
% change year-on-year -13.51% -33.45% +41.19%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Buckinghamshire

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Buckinghamshire

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Buckinghamshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. 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
Milton Keynes -7 17 £450 -9.55%
SCOM
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
3 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (76.47%) ITIL
5 12 (70.59%) Linux
5 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
5 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
6 11 (64.71%) NetApp
7 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (47.06%) ITIL V3
7 8 (47.06%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (41.18%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (41.18%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (41.18%) Data ONTAP
8 7 (41.18%) iSCSI
8 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
8 7 (41.18%) NFS
8 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
9 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
9 6 (35.29%) DevOps
9 6 (35.29%) Office 365
9 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (29.41%) SCCM
10 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (29.41%) ITSM

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) IBM Domino
4 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (35.29%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) iSCSI
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) Skype
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data
2 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Introscope
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Storage Specialist
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp Specialist
4 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Architect
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) e-Health
4 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Data ONTAP
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.76%) Solaris
8 2 (11.76%) Unix
9 1 (5.88%) CentOS
9 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (5.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL V3
2 8 (47.06%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (41.18%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (35.29%) DevOps
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) ITSM
5 5 (29.41%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (17.65%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
7 2 (11.76%) Statistics
8 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.88%) Network Management
8 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CCSP
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (17.65%) MCITP
3 3 (17.65%) MCSE
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (41.18%) NFS
2 7 (41.18%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.88%) Docker
5 1 (5.88%) vCloud
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (11.76%) OVSD
3 2 (11.76%) SCSM
4 1 (5.88%) Ansible
4 1 (5.88%) CA Wily
4 1 (5.88%) CFEngine
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.88%) Puppet
4 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
4 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
4 1 (5.88%) Unicenter
4 1 (5.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) NetApp
4 4 (23.53%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) arcserve
6 2 (11.76%) CA
6 2 (11.76%) Nimsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) Sun
6 2 (11.76%) Symantec
6 2 (11.76%) Veeam
7 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
7 1 (5.88%) Lotus
7 1 (5.88%) NetQoS
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) Remedy
7 1 (5.88%) StorageTek