The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for SCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 30 March 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)
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 32 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.84% 0.40% -
As % of the Systems Management category 31.25% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -11.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £40.83 £26.50
% change year-on-year +32.45% +54.05%  

SCOM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 16 16 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 5.88% 6.40% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 7
Median daily rate £330 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.81% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £355 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £412 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing SCOM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Derbyshire

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Derbyshire

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Derbyshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Derbyshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby - 4 £275 -
SCOM
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Legal
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (40.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix