Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 134 123
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11 +12
Contract jobs citing SCOM 64 28 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.73% 0.78% 1.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.21% 5.49% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 29
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £393 £269 £258
90th Percentile £534 £481 £539
South East median daily rate £428 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.79% +5.00% +14.29%
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% +15.93%

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 627 510 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.90% 14.18% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 318 356
Hampshire median daily rate £463 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £323 £250 £289
90th Percentile £575 £525 £545
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £404
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.26% +7.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 30
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.00 £21.63 £52.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.91% -58.60% +210.55%
10th Percentile £10.64 £10.13 £17.45
90th Percentile £43.14 £43.75 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year +25.00% -48.86% +36.88%

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 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Hampshire

SCOM
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 20 September 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 +36 32 £445 +23.78% 3
Havant +4 14 £485 - 1
Portsmouth -8 11 £400 - 1
Winchester - 2 £425 -
Hook +8 1 £600 +33.33%
Southampton -25 1 £525 +23.53%
SCOM
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 53 (82.81%) SCCM
2 43 (67.19%) Windows
3 35 (54.69%) Security Cleared
4 34 (53.13%) Active Directory
5 32 (50.00%) VMware
6 27 (42.19%) SC Cleared
7 26 (40.63%) PowerShell
8 24 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (34.38%) PKI
9 22 (34.38%) DNS
10 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
11 17 (26.56%) MS Exchange
11 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 16 (25.00%) Cisco
13 15 (23.44%) Unix
13 15 (23.44%) SolarWinds
14 14 (21.88%) SCVMM
14 14 (21.88%) Server Building
14 14 (21.88%) Remedy
15 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
15 13 (20.31%) Validation
16 12 (18.75%) Linux
16 12 (18.75%) Citrix
17 11 (17.19%) Apache
17 11 (17.19%) IIS
17 11 (17.19%) Oracle
17 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database
17 11 (17.19%) Windows 7

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 17 (26.56%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.19%) Apache
2 11 (17.19%) IIS
3 10 (15.63%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.81%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (6.25%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.56%) Jupyter
7 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.38%) DNS
2 9 (14.06%) DHCP
2 9 (14.06%) Firewall
2 9 (14.06%) SAN
3 8 (12.50%) LAN
4 7 (10.94%) SMTP
4 7 (10.94%) VPN
5 6 (9.38%) Internet
5 6 (9.38%) NetScaler
6 5 (7.81%) FTP
6 5 (7.81%) HTTP
6 5 (7.81%) Skype
6 5 (7.81%) SSL
6 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (4.69%) WAN
9 2 (3.13%) VLAN
10 1 (1.56%) CTI
10 1 (1.56%) PBX
10 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database
3 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.56%) Big Data
6 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.69%) JMeter
1 3 (4.69%) LoadRunner
1 3 (4.69%) Subversion
2 2 (3.13%) JIRA
2 2 (3.13%) SilkTest
3 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.94%) Military
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Analyst
2 7 (10.94%) Architect
2 7 (10.94%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Test Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Lead Architect
6 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Server Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.13%) REST
3 2 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) Drools
4 1 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.56%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.56%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.38%) PKI
2 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.94%) Client/Server
3 7 (10.94%) Clustering
4 5 (7.81%) DataPower
5 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) IVR
5 1 (1.56%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (67.19%) Windows
2 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 15 (23.44%) Unix
5 12 (18.75%) Linux
6 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
6 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.81%) Check Point GAiA
7 5 (7.81%) Solaris
8 4 (6.25%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Server Building
2 13 (20.31%) Validation
3 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (9.38%) Patch Management
4 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.81%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (7.81%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (7.81%) DevOps
5 5 (7.81%) Due Diligence
5 5 (7.81%) Project Management
5 5 (7.81%) Security Hardening
5 5 (7.81%) SIEM
5 5 (7.81%) Target Operating Model
5 5 (7.81%) Time Management
6 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.25%) Server Management
6 4 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 4 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.94%) SQL
3 5 (7.81%) C
3 5 (7.81%) C#
3 5 (7.81%) Python
4 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.69%) VB
5 3 (4.69%) VBScript
6 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (54.69%) Security Cleared
2 27 (42.19%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) CCSE
5 4 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (6.25%) ISEB
5 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.56%) CCIE
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 34 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 24 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (14.06%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.38%) vSphere
6 2 (3.13%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.13%) Xen
6 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.13%) XenServer
7 1 (1.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 53 (82.81%) SCCM
2 14 (21.88%) SCVMM
3 6 (9.38%) WSUS
4 5 (7.81%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (7.81%) SCSM
4 5 (7.81%) vCenter Server
5 3 (4.69%) Perfmon
5 3 (4.69%) SCOrch
6 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (3.13%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.56%) Ansible
7 1 (1.56%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.56%) Kibana
7 1 (1.56%) logstash
7 1 (1.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (50.00%) VMware
2 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.00%) Cisco
4 15 (23.44%) SolarWinds
5 14 (21.88%) Remedy
6 12 (18.75%) Citrix
7 11 (17.19%) Oracle
8 8 (12.50%) McAfee
9 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
9 5 (7.81%) HP
9 5 (7.81%) IBM
9 5 (7.81%) IronPort
9 5 (7.81%) ServiceNow
10 4 (6.25%) LogRhythm
10 4 (6.25%) Lumension
10 4 (6.25%) NetApp
10 4 (6.25%) Veritas
11 3 (4.69%) Fujitsu
12 2 (3.13%) CA
12 2 (3.13%) Splunk