Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 213 214
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1 +25
Contract jobs citing SCOM 21 33 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.49% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.69% 4.31% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 48
City of London median daily rate £463 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.46% -1.56% -
10th Percentile £390 £278 £277
90th Percentile £575 £525 £479
Central London median daily rate £456 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +13.35% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 781 765 870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.97% 11.37% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 600 678
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £284
90th Percentile £670 £631 £613
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £442
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.41% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.18% +61.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £15.70 £15.74 £11.19
90th Percentile £27.50 £66.38 £36.10
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -30.91% +61.76% -5.56%

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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

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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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 14 (66.67%) SCCM
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 8 (38.10%) SCOrch
5 7 (33.33%) VMware
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) Citrix
7 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
8 4 (19.05%) HP
8 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) XenApp
8 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
8 4 (19.05%) vSphere
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
9 3 (14.29%) DFS Replication
9 3 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) ITSM
9 3 (14.29%) Migration
9 3 (14.29%) AppSense
9 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (14.29%) SAN
9 3 (14.29%) Remedy

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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 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) IaaS
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) NAS
2 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
2 2 (9.52%) Skype
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.76%) SMTP
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (9.52%) Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (9.52%) Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM Specialist
2 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support
3 1 (4.76%) Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy Specialist
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Server Support
3 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) ITSM
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.52%) E-Discovery
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (4.76%) Break/Fix
5 1 (4.76%) Contract Management
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.76%) Personalization
5 1 (4.76%) Runbook
5 1 (4.76%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (9.52%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) OCA
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (4.76%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) vSphere
3 4 (19.05%) XenApp
3 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
4 3 (14.29%) DFS Replication
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.52%) Xen
6 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.76%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) SCCM
2 8 (38.10%) SCOrch
3 3 (14.29%) vCenter Server
4 2 (9.52%) XenMobile
5 1 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (4.76%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (4.76%) Ionix
5 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) AppSense
5 3 (14.29%) Remedy
6 2 (9.52%) BMC
7 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.76%) Brocade
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco
7 1 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) F5
7 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
7 1 (4.76%) Progress
7 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec