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 3 months to 25 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 81 94
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 18 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.02% 1.58% 1.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.63% 9.28% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 17
Median daily rate £425 £344 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.54% +1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £272 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £528 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.20% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
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 Hampshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 236 334 279
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 13.43% 17.01% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 187 170
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £569 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 9
Median hourly rate £11.25 £35.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.30% +178.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Hampshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

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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 3 months to 25 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
Basingstoke -5 5 £450 +66.66%
Southampton 0 1 £425 -10.52%
Havant -1 1 - -
Portsmouth -6 1 - -
SCOM
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) Windows
3 12 (32.43%) VMware
4 11 (29.73%) SCCM
4 11 (29.73%) Process Improvement
4 11 (29.73%) Virtual Team
5 10 (27.03%) Office 365
5 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
7 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
8 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (18.92%) DevOps
8 7 (18.92%) SQL
9 6 (16.22%) WAN
9 6 (16.22%) Big Data
9 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
9 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
10 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
10 5 (13.51%) Firewall
11 4 (10.81%) DNS
11 4 (10.81%) SAN
11 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
11 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
11 4 (10.81%) IaaS
12 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (8.11%) Skype
12 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V

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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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Office 365
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.81%) IaaS
4 3 (8.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) WAN
2 5 (13.51%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) Skype
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) PBX
5 1 (2.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Monitoring Specialist
2 5 (13.51%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Network Support
5 2 (5.41%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Office 365 Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Service Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Virtual Team
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) AIX
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Process Improvement
2 7 (18.92%) DevOps
3 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) High Availability
4 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) CRM
5 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Server Building
5 2 (5.41%) Service Design
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (2.70%) Disk Encryption
6 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.70%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) VB
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) Docker
4 2 (5.41%) Firmware
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.70%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) AirWatch
2 2 (5.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) Symantec
3 3 (8.11%) Veritas
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) LogRhythm
4 2 (5.41%) MobileIron
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.70%) BMC
5 1 (2.70%) CA
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) EMC
5 1 (2.70%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) Lumension