The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 28 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 89 89
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 9 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.60% 0.25% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.18% 4.08% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Median daily rate £275 £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -30.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £283 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £393 £375
% change year-on-year -10.82% +4.66%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 98 98 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 6.54% 6.00% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 54 66
Median daily rate £398 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.47% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Derbyshire -4 5 £275 -12.00% 1
Leicestershire - 2 £313 - 2
Nottinghamshire +8 1 £275 - 3
Northamptonshire +3 1 - - 1
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) SCCM
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (36.36%) Office 365
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Legal
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Skype
7 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) Intranet
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) ADSL
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Service Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
2 2 (18.18%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365 Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Nimble Storage