The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for SCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 30 March 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)
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 49 55
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.25% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.08% 8.70% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £380 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -11.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £40.83 £26.50
% change year-on-year +32.45% +54.05%  

SCOM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 48 23 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 11.79% 5.11% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 13
Median daily rate £531 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +93.09% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £177 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £428 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +87.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing SCOM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Essex

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Essex

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft