Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 18 February 2020 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 210 252 257
Rank change year-on-year +42 +5 -28
Contract jobs citing SCOM 15 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.25% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.64% 1.50% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 18
Central London median daily rate £450 £452 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.44% +0.44% -
10th Percentile £285 £290 £371
90th Percentile £475 £544 £558
London median daily rate £450 £452 £400
% change year-on-year -0.44% +13.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Central London median hourly rate - £20.65 -
London median hourly rate £46.40 £23.16 £13.50
% change year-on-year +100.35% +71.54% -46.00%

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 Central London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 917 1,605 1,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.36% 18.07% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 1,235 854
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +9.95% +0.05%
10th Percentile £286 £313 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £655
London median daily rate £550 £550 £520
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 19
Central London median hourly rate £17.60 £18.70 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.31 £11.81
90th Percentile £28.28 £33.10 £43.50
London median hourly rate £20.50 £23.48 £24.92
% change year-on-year -12.70% -5.77% +11.16%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Central London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Central London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Central London over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Central London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Central London

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Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Central London region over the 6 months to 18 February 2020. 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
City of London +54 12 £450 -5.26% 2
City of Westminster - 2 £290 -
SCOM
London

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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 Central London region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (86.67%) SCCM
4 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (73.33%) Citrix
6 9 (60.00%) VMware
6 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (53.33%) Azure
7 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
7 8 (53.33%) Finance
8 7 (46.67%) DNS
8 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
8 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
9 6 (40.00%) XenApp
9 6 (40.00%) Project Management
9 6 (40.00%) WSUS
10 5 (33.33%) Ivanti
10 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (33.33%) MSI
10 5 (33.33%) DHCP
10 5 (33.33%) Office 365
11 4 (26.67%) Lumension
11 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
11 4 (26.67%) Mac OS
11 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
11 4 (26.67%) DFS Replication
11 4 (26.67%) WinDbg
11 4 (26.67%) E-Discovery
11 4 (26.67%) XenMobile

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Azure
2 5 (33.33%) Office 365
3 3 (20.00%) IaaS
3 3 (20.00%) PaaS
4 2 (13.33%) GCP
5 1 (6.67%) NuGet
5 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
5 1 (6.67%) Power Platform
5 1 (6.67%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
3 2 (13.33%) Skype
3 2 (13.33%) SMTP
4 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MSI
2 4 (26.67%) InstallShield
2 4 (26.67%) WinDbg
3 1 (6.67%) GitLab
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) WiX
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (13.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Application Packaging
3 4 (26.67%) E-Discovery
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) ITSM
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (20.00%) Project Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) Server Building
5 2 (13.33%) SIEM
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (13.33%) PMP
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) XenApp
4 4 (26.67%) DFS Replication
4 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (26.67%) Xen
4 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
5 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (86.67%) SCCM
2 6 (40.00%) WSUS
3 4 (26.67%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (26.67%) Perfmon
3 4 (26.67%) XenMobile
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (13.33%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (13.33%) SCOrch
5 2 (13.33%) SCSM
6 1 (6.67%) Ansible
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Ivanti
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) Lumension
5 4 (26.67%) McAfee
6 2 (13.33%) Varonis
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) F5
7 1 (6.67%) MobileIron