Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 165 147
Rank change year-on-year -31 -18 -8
Contract jobs citing SCOM 14 23 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.27% 0.47% 0.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.51% 4.91% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 41
East of England median daily rate £300 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.36% +4.69% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £318 £225
90th Percentile £435 £452 £444
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East of England median hourly rate - - £38.75
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 of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 557 468 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.81% 9.60% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 280 364
East of England median daily rate £450 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% +1.88% +14.29%
10th Percentile £176 £200 £214
90th Percentile £580 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 39
East of England median hourly rate £14.67 £16.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.09% -52.86% +109.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.65 £12.10
90th Percentile £26.55 £37.57 £60.00
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Bedfordshire -4 7 £300 -22.58%
Hertfordshire -7 5 £400 +2.56%
Norfolk - 1 £213 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
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 of England region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 10 (71.43%) Citrix
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) ITIL
5 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 8 (57.14%) HP
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (57.14%) SCCM
6 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
6 7 (50.00%) SAN
6 7 (50.00%) MCSE
6 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (50.00%) NetApp
7 6 (42.86%) DNS
7 6 (42.86%) SQL
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 6 (42.86%) CommVault
7 6 (42.86%) DHCP
7 6 (42.86%) IBM
7 6 (42.86%) Terminal Services
7 6 (42.86%) Symantec
7 6 (42.86%) NAS
7 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
8 5 (35.71%) EqualLogic

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) NAS
3 5 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (35.71%) iSCSI
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 2 (14.29%) Skype
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Storage Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Test Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
1 5 (35.71%) Replication
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Break/Fix
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) VBScript
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) MCSE
3 5 (35.71%) MCSA
3 5 (35.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (42.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) SCCM
2 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
2 5 (35.71%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
2 5 (35.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.14%) AirWatch
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Citrix
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) HP
5 7 (50.00%) NetApp
6 6 (42.86%) CommVault
6 6 (42.86%) IBM
6 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
6 6 (42.86%) Symantec
7 5 (35.71%) 3PAR
7 5 (35.71%) Dell
7 5 (35.71%) EqualLogic
7 5 (35.71%) Veritas
8 2 (14.29%) Remedy
9 1 (7.14%) Avaya
9 1 (7.14%) Cisco
9 1 (7.14%) McAfee