Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 September 2018 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 118 118
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 +5
Contract jobs citing SCOM 8 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.49% 0.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.29% 4.19% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.68% +13.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £402 £292 £121
90th Percentile £539 £384 £380
Scotland median daily rate £438 £400 £300
% change year-on-year +9.38% +33.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 350 310 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.00% 11.62% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 160 96
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +4.69% +16.96%
10th Percentile £294 £290 £271
90th Percentile £679 £564 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -29.17% -25.00% +113.33%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Edinburgh

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Edinburgh

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 7 (87.50%) Ansible
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) OpenView
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (50.00%) Maven
4 4 (50.00%) Google
4 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Docker
4 4 (50.00%) OpenShift
4 4 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (50.00%) Bitbucket
4 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (50.00%) Redis
4 4 (50.00%) ATDD
4 4 (50.00%) Couchbase
4 4 (50.00%) Artifactory
4 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (50.00%) OpenShift
1 4 (50.00%) Tricentis Tosca
2 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (50.00%) Couchbase
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (50.00%) Redis
2 3 (37.50%) InfluxDB
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (12.50%) Informix
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Artifactory
1 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB DBA
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Public Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) ATDD
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Data Security
5 2 (25.00%) Database Security
5 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) GDPR
2 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Ansible
2 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (50.00%) OpenView
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 3 (37.50%) Grafana
3 3 (37.50%) Prometheus
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Google
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Talend
5 1 (12.50%) VMware