Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 15 July 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 129 120
Rank change year-on-year +28 -9 +19
Contract jobs citing SCOM 71 37 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.88% 0.99% 1.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.15% 6.86% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 29
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +32.35%
10th Percentile £261 £256 £269
90th Percentile £503 £486 £545
South East median daily rate £414 £425 £434
% change year-on-year -2.65% -2.07% +15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £35.50
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £29.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year -29.41% -30.81% +43.33%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 637 539 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.84% 14.48% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 335 406
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £401 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +0.75% +6.00%
10th Percentile £314 £263 £300
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 28
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £33.38 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.07% -5.99% +111.00%
10th Percentile £15.11 £10.13 £17.45
90th Percentile £24.63 £74.34 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year - -34.58% +37.18%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Hampshire

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Hampshire

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Hampshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Hampshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Hampshire

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 15 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +44 44 £375 -16.67% 5
Havant +11 14 £400 -
Portsmouth 0 5 £475 - 1
Winchester -3 3 £291 +13.11%
Hook +7 1 £413 -8.33%
Southampton -3 1 £525 +23.53%
SCOM
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 57 (80.28%) SCCM
2 45 (63.38%) Security Cleared
3 40 (56.34%) Windows
4 38 (53.52%) Active Directory
5 36 (50.70%) SC Cleared
6 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
7 27 (38.03%) VMware
8 26 (36.62%) PowerShell
9 24 (33.80%) PKI
10 23 (32.39%) DNS
11 22 (30.99%) Cisco
12 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (25.35%) SolarWinds
12 18 (25.35%) Windows Server
13 16 (22.54%) SCVMM
14 15 (21.13%) Remedy
15 14 (19.72%) McAfee
15 14 (19.72%) Firewall
15 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (18.31%) DV Cleared
16 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
16 13 (18.31%) SQL
16 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
17 12 (16.90%) IIS
17 12 (16.90%) Apache
17 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
17 12 (16.90%) Citrix
17 12 (16.90%) Validation
18 11 (15.49%) Management Information System

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 12 (16.90%) Apache
1 12 (16.90%) IIS
1 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.04%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (5.63%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.41%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.23%) Office 365
3 2 (2.82%) IaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.39%) DNS
2 14 (19.72%) Firewall
3 9 (12.68%) Cisco ISE
4 8 (11.27%) DHCP
4 8 (11.27%) SMTP
5 6 (8.45%) FTP
5 6 (8.45%) HTTP
5 6 (8.45%) Internet
5 6 (8.45%) NetScaler
5 6 (8.45%) SSL
5 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.45%) VPN
6 5 (7.04%) LAN
6 5 (7.04%) SAN
7 4 (5.63%) Skype
8 3 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (4.23%) WAN
9 2 (2.82%) Network Security
9 2 (2.82%) Wireless
10 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.23%) JMeter
1 3 (4.23%) LoadRunner
1 3 (4.23%) Subversion
2 2 (2.82%) JIRA
2 2 (2.82%) SilkTest
3 1 (1.41%) LoadUI
3 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.45%) Military
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (12.68%) Architect
2 7 (9.86%) Analyst
3 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Architect
3 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.04%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Consultant
5 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Management Architect
5 4 (5.63%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) IT Support
5 4 (5.63%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) SCCM Specialist
6 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) REST
3 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.82%) Web Services
4 1 (1.41%) Drools
4 1 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.41%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.41%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.80%) PKI
2 11 (15.49%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.45%) Clustering
3 6 (8.45%) DataPower
4 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.41%) IVR
7 1 (1.41%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.41%) User Experience
7 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (56.34%) Windows
2 18 (25.35%) Windows Server
3 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (15.49%) Unix
6 10 (14.08%) Linux
7 8 (11.27%) Windows 7
8 7 (9.86%) Windows 10
9 6 (8.45%) Check Point GAiA
10 5 (7.04%) Solaris
11 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Validation
2 8 (11.27%) Server Building
3 6 (8.45%) Data Loss Prevention
3 6 (8.45%) Patch Management
3 6 (8.45%) SIEM
3 6 (8.45%) Time Management
4 5 (7.04%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (7.04%) DevOps
4 5 (7.04%) Network Management
5 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.63%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (5.63%) Functional Testing
5 4 (5.63%) ITIL
5 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.63%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.63%) Software Testing
5 4 (5.63%) Test Management
5 4 (5.63%) Test Strategy
6 3 (4.23%) Due Diligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.62%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.31%) SQL
3 6 (8.45%) VB
3 6 (8.45%) VBScript
4 5 (7.04%) C
4 5 (7.04%) C#
4 5 (7.04%) Python
5 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 45 (63.38%) Security Cleared
2 36 (50.70%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.31%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.45%) CCSE
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (5.63%) ISEB
5 4 (5.63%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.82%) CCIE
6 2 (2.82%) CCNP
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (53.52%) Active Directory
2 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.45%) VMware Server
4 6 (8.45%) vSphere
5 4 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.63%) XenServer
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.82%) Xen
6 2 (2.82%) XenApp
6 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 57 (80.28%) SCCM
2 16 (22.54%) SCVMM
3 7 (9.86%) SCSM
4 6 (8.45%) WSUS
5 5 (7.04%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (4.23%) Perfmon
7 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.82%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.41%) Ansible
8 1 (1.41%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.41%) Kibana
8 1 (1.41%) logstash
8 1 (1.41%) Nagios
8 1 (1.41%) Nessus
8 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
2 27 (38.03%) VMware
3 22 (30.99%) Cisco
4 18 (25.35%) SolarWinds
5 15 (21.13%) Remedy
6 14 (19.72%) McAfee
7 12 (16.90%) Citrix
8 8 (11.27%) Oracle
9 6 (8.45%) CheckPoint
9 6 (8.45%) IBM
9 6 (8.45%) IronPort
10 5 (7.04%) HP
10 5 (7.04%) NetApp
11 4 (5.63%) LogRhythm
11 4 (5.63%) Lumension
12 2 (2.82%) BMC
12 2 (2.82%) Fujitsu
12 2 (2.82%) Juniper
12 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.82%) Splunk