Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 168 228 241
Rank change year-on-year +60 +13 -38
Contract jobs citing SCOM 12 18 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.94% 1.43% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 16
Median daily rate £450 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +13.51% +2.78%
10th Percentile £217 £266 £394
90th Percentile £480 £568 £575
Central London median daily rate £410 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -21.90% +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.65 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.37% +49.99%
Central London median hourly rate - £20.65 £33.50
% change year-on-year - -38.37% +49.99%

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 618 1,259 890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.01% 18.43% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 972 716
Median daily rate £530 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £356 £313 £350
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £513
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.32% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 18
Median hourly rate £16.07 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.65% +2.56% -15.83%
10th Percentile £12.42 £14.96 £11.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.63 £67.50
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.57 £21.75
% change year-on-year -9.10% -5.41% -9.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SCOM in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram 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 7 April 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) VMware
4 8 (66.67%) SCCM
4 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (58.33%) Azure
6 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
7 5 (41.67%) Finance
7 5 (41.67%) DNS
7 5 (41.67%) Citrix
8 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (25.00%) IaaS
9 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (25.00%) Project Delivery
9 3 (25.00%) PaaS
9 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (25.00%) DevOps
9 3 (25.00%) Back Office
9 3 (25.00%) WSUS
9 3 (25.00%) Project Management
9 3 (25.00%) DHCP
9 3 (25.00%) Linux
9 3 (25.00%) SQL
9 3 (25.00%) ITIL
10 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 2 (16.67%) MSI

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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Azure
2 3 (25.00%) IaaS
2 3 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (8.33%) NuGet
4 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
4 1 (8.33%) Power Platform
4 1 (8.33%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MSI
2 1 (8.33%) GitLab
2 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) WinDbg
2 1 (8.33%) WiX
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Android
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) CentOS
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (25.00%) Project Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Server Building
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) Storage Management
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) DFS Replication
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (8.33%) Xen
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) WSUS
3 2 (16.67%) DatAdvantage
3 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
3 2 (16.67%) SCSM
4 1 (8.33%) Ansible
4 1 (8.33%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (8.33%) Perfmon
4 1 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (8.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 2 (16.67%) Varonis
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
4 1 (8.33%) Lumension
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) MobileIron