The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 45 52 64
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.59% 0.52% 0.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.55% 6.67% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Median daily rate £400 £114 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +250.10% +1.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £118 £128
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 55 45 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.93% 7.87% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 44
Median daily rate £400 £286 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.73% +6.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.12% +8.13%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Glasgow

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Glasgow

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (60.00%) Private Cloud
2 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (60.00%) Change Control
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) WSUS
3 3 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) Tripwire
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Squid
3 3 (30.00%) AIX
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITSM
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Law
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) SELinux

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) AIX
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Control
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) ITSM
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Squid
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 6 (60.00%) WSUS
3 3 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (30.00%) SELinux
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) Tripwire
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco