Period
to 30 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 30 October 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 217 229
Rank change year-on-year +110 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing SCOM 4 11 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.18% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.35% 1.08% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 26
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £373 £399 £306
90th Percentile £475 £488 £488
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £52.00 -

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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 297 1,021 1,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.42% 17.10% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 824 933
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +2.44%
10th Percentile £307 £355 £313
90th Percentile £638 £684 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £540 £525
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 27
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.10% +12.30% -15.96%
10th Percentile £24.20 £12.88 £14.21
90th Percentile £33.80 £48.90 £25.50
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +9.52% +12.30% -1.58%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in the City of London

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SCOM in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SCOM in the City of London

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SCOM in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for SCOM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) Azure
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Task Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
3 1 (25.00%) AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Server Management
2 2 (50.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Tech Ops
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds