Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 112 101
Rank change year-on-year -19 -11 +9
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.93% 0.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.36% 7.92% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £494 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.22% -2.86% -3.45%
10th Percentile £429 £294 £121
90th Percentile £563 £460 £438
Scotland median daily rate £494 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +27.42% +10.71% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 369 341 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.03% 11.73% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 192 64
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £329 £276 £247
90th Percentile £700 £600 £475
Scotland median daily rate £425 £412 £330
% change year-on-year +3.16% +24.85% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 - £19.50
10th Percentile £9.00 - £18.75
90th Percentile £11.00 - £20.25
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% -16.67% +62.16%

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 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) InfluxDB
2 3 (60.00%) Re-Platforming
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (60.00%) Grafana
2 3 (60.00%) GDPR
2 3 (60.00%) Prometheus
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Data Security
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Database Security

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 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (20.00%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) InfluxDB
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (20.00%) Informix
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB DBA
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Data Security
3 2 (40.00%) Database Security
3 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) ATDD
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) Grafana
2 3 (60.00%) Prometheus
3 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (20.00%) OpenView
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Talend
3 1 (20.00%) VMware