Period
to 17 November 2017

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 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 145 140
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 -17
Contract jobs citing SCOM 9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.28% 0.24% 0.093%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.96% 3.54% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £381 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +3.39% +22.92%
10th Percentile £251 £262 £287
90th Percentile £451 £441 £436
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £12.00 £39.25 £37.09
% change year-on-year -69.43% +5.82% +34.87%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 227 226 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.11% 6.82% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 140 120
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £386 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.39% -6.36% +17.86%
10th Percentile £235 £231 £262
90th Percentile £491 £600 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 11
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.10 £18.38 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.27% +36.11% -12.90%
10th Percentile £10.69 £12.92 £10.50
90th Percentile £20.25 £24.88 £20.50
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +2.56%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in the East Midlands

SCOM
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

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in the East Midlands

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in the East Midlands

SCOM
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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +13 5 £325 -
Nottinghamshire +1 3 £500 +31.15%
SCOM
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) SCCM
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) SAN
4 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) Information Security Management
5 4 (44.44%) Security Management
5 4 (44.44%) Change Management
5 4 (44.44%) Information Security
5 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
5 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) SLA
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (22.22%) Network Security
7 2 (22.22%) vSphere

SCOM
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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Converged Networks
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Designer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Designer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security Management
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 4 (44.44%) Security Management
2 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
3 2 (22.22%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) HP
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Splunk
5 1 (11.11%) StorageTek
5 1 (11.11%) Sun