Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 229 231
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2 -14
Contract jobs citing SCOM 11 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.15% 2.27% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 17
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -8.11% +15.63%
10th Percentile £399 £303 £390
90th Percentile £488 £488 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London 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 953 1,191 821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.32% 16.82% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 961 667
City of London median daily rate £543 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +0.96% +9.47%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 6
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% -15.96% -19.09%
10th Percentile £12.76 £14.80 £15.75
90th Percentile £50.31 £25.50 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.63% -1.58% -30.91%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) SCCM
2 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (45.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Financial Institution
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Azure
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) PRINCE
5 4 (36.36%) McAfee
5 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
5 4 (36.36%) MSI
5 4 (36.36%) InstallShield
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) VBScript
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) DFS Replication
5 4 (36.36%) XenApp
5 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
5 4 (36.36%) Mac OS

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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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Azure
1 5 (45.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Office 365
3 3 (27.27%) PaaS
4 2 (18.18%) AWS
4 2 (18.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) InstallShield
1 4 (36.36%) MSI
1 4 (36.36%) WinDbg
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Site Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) RESTful
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
3 4 (36.36%) Mac OS
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) VMS
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Android
6 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
2 4 (36.36%) E-Discovery
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) ITSM
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) VBScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) DFS Replication
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (36.36%) Xen
3 4 (36.36%) XenApp
3 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (36.36%) Perfmon
2 4 (36.36%) WSUS
2 4 (36.36%) XenMobile
3 2 (18.18%) SCSM
3 2 (18.18%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (9.09%) Nagios
4 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 1 (9.09%) Netcool
4 1 (9.09%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
4 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Ivanti
3 4 (36.36%) Lumension
3 4 (36.36%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) MobileIron
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec