Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 141 157 231
Rank change year-on-year +16 +74 +10
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 11 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.45% 1.92% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 13
10th Percentile £350 £210 £421
25th Percentile £406 £343 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £430 £525
Median % change year-on-year -4.07% -18.10% +16.67%
75th Percentile £481 £456 £538
90th Percentile £504 £481 £570
Central London median daily rate £463 £410 £500
% change year-on-year +12.80% -18.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.65
Central London median hourly rate - - £20.65

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 345 574 1,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.62% 15.07% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 439 945
10th Percentile £389 £348 £313
25th Percentile £450 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +0.09% -0.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £613
90th Percentile £698 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 23
Median hourly rate £23.00 £13.08 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +75.91% -36.22% +7.89%
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £13.08 £20.82
% change year-on-year +75.91% -37.21% +4.11%

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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

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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

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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 23 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SCOM in the City of London

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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 23 April 2021, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Law
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Legal
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) Azure
4 2 (40.00%) AWS
4 2 (40.00%) PaaS
4 2 (40.00%) IaaS
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) GCP
4 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) iManage
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (40.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Debt

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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) GCP
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft 365
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Law
2 4 (80.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (40.00%) Project Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Debt
5 1 (20.00%) Architecture Roadmap
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) iManage
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix