Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 108 116
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 -21
Contract jobs citing SCOM 22 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.90% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.83% 9.45% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £340 £325 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -14.75% -15.28%
10th Percentile £293 £123 £247
90th Percentile £401 £438 £496
Scotland median daily rate £364 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +11.92% +4.00% -10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.50 -

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 322 201 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.96% 9.51% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 68 96
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £243 £212
90th Percentile £600 £475 £496
Scotland median daily rate £412 £330 £330
% change year-on-year +24.85% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £19.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £35.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.06% +91.89% -11.90%

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 14 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 13 (59.09%) Windows
4 12 (54.55%) VMware
5 10 (45.45%) SCCM
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
6 9 (40.91%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (40.91%) Skype for Business
6 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
7 8 (36.36%) Skype
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (31.82%) SAN
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
9 6 (27.27%) EMC
9 6 (27.27%) EMC VNX
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
10 5 (22.73%) Unified Communications
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (22.73%) MCSE
10 5 (22.73%) MCSA
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL
10 5 (22.73%) Application Packaging
10 5 (22.73%) WSUS
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
11 4 (18.18%) Banking

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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
1 9 (40.91%) Skype for Business
2 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (18.18%) IBM Domino
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Skype
2 7 (31.82%) SAN
3 5 (22.73%) Unified Communications
4 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
5 2 (9.09%) DHCP
5 2 (9.09%) DNS
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
6 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) IT Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Support
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) EMC VNX
2 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.64%) Clustering
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.55%) CMDB
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Application Packaging
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
1 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Server Patching
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) MCSA
1 5 (22.73%) MCSE
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) vSphere
4 3 (13.64%) XenApp
4 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
5 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) SCCM
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (22.73%) WSUS
3 3 (13.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (9.09%) AirWatch
4 2 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) EMC
4 4 (18.18%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) Lotus
4 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 3 (13.64%) AppSense
5 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 3 (13.64%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) Dell
6 2 (9.09%) NetApp
6 2 (9.09%) Veeam
7 1 (4.55%) McAfee