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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 50 57
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 6 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.39% 1.66% 0.94%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.00% 19.51% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £36.00 £25.09
% change year-on-year -17.36% +43.46%  

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 100 41 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 23.15% 8.49% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 21 38
Median daily rate £500 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £229 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 0
Median hourly rate £13.72 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.71% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -46.96% +60.97%  

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

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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

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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

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +15 5 £450 +5.88%
SCOM
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Capacity Management
5 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Service Management
6 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 1 (14.29%) Migration
7 1 (14.29%) VMware
7 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Support
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) VMware