The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 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 / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 95 84
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.073% 0.33% 0.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.75% 3.28% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £319 £276
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 133 183 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.66% 9.98% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 87 75
Median daily rate £450 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +9.75% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £9.75 £16.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +16.07%  
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Manchester

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) HPUX
2 2 (33.33%) CA
2 2 (33.33%) Netcool
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) IBM BigFix
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Management Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) HPUX
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) IBM BigFix
1 2 (33.33%) Netcool
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CA
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas