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 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 100 105
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 19 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.00% 1.17% 0.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.09% 9.32% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 7
Median daily rate £425 £513 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +70.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £318 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £534 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -11.25% +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 Hampshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 235 279 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 12.41% 12.53% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 182 150
Median daily rate £425 £400 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +27.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £16.57 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £37.60
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 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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Southampton +6 3 £425 +30.76%
Winchester +4 2 £258 -11.20%
Basingstoke -4 1 - -
Portsmouth -9 1 £450 -13.25%
SCOM
South East

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (47.06%) Windows
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
4 11 (32.35%) SQL
5 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 8 (23.53%) VMware
7 7 (20.59%) Virtual Team
7 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (20.59%) Office 365
7 7 (20.59%) Skype for Business
7 7 (20.59%) Process Improvement
8 6 (17.65%) SCCM
8 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 6 (17.65%) DHCP
8 6 (17.65%) DNS
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL
9 5 (14.71%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (14.71%) Wireshark
9 5 (14.71%) ITSM
9 5 (14.71%) Skype
9 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (14.71%) Sonus
9 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (11.76%) DevOps
10 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (11.76%) Data Protection

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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 7 (20.59%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) IaaS
2 2 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) DHCP
1 6 (17.65%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (14.71%) Skype
2 5 (14.71%) Wireshark
3 3 (8.82%) Unified Communications
3 3 (8.82%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) PBX
4 2 (5.88%) SNMP
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.94%) Back Office
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Monitoring Specialist
2 6 (17.65%) Lync Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Management Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Office 365 Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Management Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Management Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
3 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Process Improvement
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 5 (14.71%) ITSM
3 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 4 (11.76%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.82%) Statistics
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.94%) Data Management
7 1 (2.94%) ETRM
7 1 (2.94%) Information Assurance
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.94%) Operations Management
7 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.94%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Firmware
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Docker
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) Sonus
4 1 (2.94%) BMC
4 1 (2.94%) CA
4 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.94%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Qualys
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) Remedy