Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 253 270 216
Rank change year-on-year +17 -54 -2
Contract jobs citing SCOM 20 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.24% 0.27% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.37% 1.91% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 34
Central London median daily rate £475 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -7.89% +26.67%
10th Percentile £285 £346 £387
90th Percentile £549 £554 £600
London median daily rate £475 £388 £450
% change year-on-year +22.58% -13.89% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Central London median hourly rate - £33.50 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +49.99% +17.55%
London median hourly rate - £13.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -36.84%

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 1,464 1,311 838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.32% 14.37% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,170 1,028 670
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £327 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £625
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 8
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -14.34% +13.89%
10th Percentile £16.71 £12.66 £15.40
90th Percentile £46.23 £37.50 £75.83
London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £24.93
% change year-on-year +2.00% +0.28% +13.32%

SCOM
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

SCOM
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

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Central London

SCOM
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

SCOM
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 26 June 2019. 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 +5 15 £475 +11.76% 3
West End of London - 1 £250 -
SCOM
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (75.00%) SQL
4 14 (70.00%) Windows
5 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (55.00%) SCCM
7 10 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
8 9 (45.00%) PaaS
8 9 (45.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (40.00%) Office 365
9 8 (40.00%) IaaS
10 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (30.00%) VMware
11 6 (30.00%) Symantec
11 6 (30.00%) Identity Management
11 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (30.00%) DNS
11 6 (30.00%) Citrix
11 6 (30.00%) SAN
12 5 (25.00%) DHCP
12 5 (25.00%) Finance
12 5 (25.00%) Clustering
12 5 (25.00%) XenApp
12 5 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (25.00%) Firewall
12 5 (25.00%) High Availability

SCOM
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 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (45.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) PaaS
3 8 (40.00%) IaaS
3 8 (40.00%) Office 365
4 4 (20.00%) SaaS
5 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (10.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (10.00%) Power Platform
6 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (15.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (15.00%) NAS
4 3 (15.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (10.00%) SNMP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) SSL
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Big Data
5 2 (10.00%) Power BI
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MSI
1 3 (15.00%) WiX
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Azure Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Cloud Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SCCM Architect
5 1 (5.00%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Hedge funds
2 3 (15.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (15.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) Identity Management
3 5 (25.00%) High Availability
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Storage Management
5 3 (15.00%) Cloud Operations
5 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (15.00%) Server Management
5 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) ETL
6 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) VB
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (25.00%) XenApp
4 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.00%) vSphere
6 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) SCCM
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (20.00%) SCOrch
2 4 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (15.00%) QRadar
3 3 (15.00%) SCSM
3 3 (15.00%) SCVMM
3 3 (15.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (5.00%) EdgeSight
5 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Nagios
5 1 (5.00%) Netcool
5 1 (5.00%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
2 6 (30.00%) Symantec
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) NetApp
4 3 (15.00%) Dell
4 3 (15.00%) F5
4 3 (15.00%) Veritas
5 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) iManage
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Reuters
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow