The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 24 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)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 49
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.30% - 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.96% - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £205
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £345
% change year-on-year -1.20% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £36.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -17.36% +78.35%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 51 46 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 15.36% 10.31% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 31
Median daily rate £473 £390 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.15% +13.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £14.00 £31.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -55.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Lancashire

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) IT Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BeyondTrust
1 1 (100.00%) Canon
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) ScanSafe
1 1 (100.00%) VMware