Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 97 116
Rank change year-on-year -31 +19 -7
Contract jobs citing SCOM 10 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.42% 0.87% 0.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.42% 7.69% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 14
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £450 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +11.52% +1.51%
10th Percentile £300 £414 £325
90th Percentile £594 £500 £454
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £43.28 £37.09
% change year-on-year - +16.69% -20.66%

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 292 195 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.35% 11.26% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 95 118
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +12.00%
10th Percentile £140 £207 £175
90th Percentile £525 £533 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 - £19.00
10th Percentile £11.59 - £16.27
90th Percentile £60.00 - £28.50
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £25.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year -43.96% +29.38% +0.45%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -34 9 £450 - 2
SCOM
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) SCCM
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) SAN
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) HP
4 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) DevOps
5 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) Sun
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) Solaris
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) IIS
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Vista
6 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Office 365
7 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS

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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) IIS
3 3 (30.00%) Apache
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (10.00%) IBM Domino
4 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) ADSL
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Skype
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data
3 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Introscope
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Monitoring Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Architect
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) e-Health
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Solaris
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (30.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) CentOS
7 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (10.00%) SUSE
7 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) API Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (10.00%) Network Management
5 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCITP
2 3 (30.00%) MCSE
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CCSP
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) Docker
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (10.00%) vCloud
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) CA Wily
3 1 (10.00%) CFEngine
3 1 (10.00%) EdgeSight
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (10.00%) Unicenter
3 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Sun
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Apple
4 3 (30.00%) StorageTek
5 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (20.00%) CA
5 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) Nimsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (10.00%) Lotus
6 1 (10.00%) NetQoS
6 1 (10.00%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (10.00%) Remedy