The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 29 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)
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 95 100
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.67% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.87% 4.69% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Leeds median daily rate - £314 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.29%  
West Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £288 £420
% change year-on-year -4.34% -31.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 107 213 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 9.59% 14.31% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 266 169
Leeds median daily rate £425 £440 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.35% +18.85%  
10th Percentile £300 £313 £284
90th Percentile £575 £575 £423
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £427 £375
% change year-on-year -0.52% +13.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Leeds median hourly rate £28.27 - £17.50
10th Percentile £27.40 - £16.25
90th Percentile £29.13 - £18.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £9.50 - £17.50

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Leeds

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Leeds

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) HP Storage
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) HP

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) VMS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk