Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 137 135
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 -14
Contract jobs citing SCOM 11 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.37% 0.71% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.56% 6.56% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 13
Manchester median daily rate £450 £306 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.94% -5.77% +85.71%
10th Percentile £346 £268 £217
90th Percentile £600 £370 £458
North West median daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +1.50% +7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £25.00
North West median hourly rate - - £25.00

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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 309 381 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.52% 10.77% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 242 166
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +15.11% +7.75%
10th Percentile £219 £205 £213
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £371
% change year-on-year +6.25% +7.74% +18.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 15
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 £20.73 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.90% +80.26% -29.23%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.88 £10.70
90th Percentile £37.20 £37.50 £13.15
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.62 £12.00
% change year-on-year -10.78% +63.46% -37.76%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Manchester

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Manchester

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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

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Salford - 5 £600 -
SCOM
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 8 (72.73%) SCCM
1 8 (72.73%) SolarWinds
2 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) COBIT
3 5 (45.45%) Service Management
3 5 (45.45%) Zachman Framework
3 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
3 5 (45.45%) Public Cloud
3 5 (45.45%) CMDB
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (27.27%) Veeam
5 3 (27.27%) SCOrch
5 3 (27.27%) Runbook
6 2 (18.18%) RANCID
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
6 2 (18.18%) HSRP
6 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) ZyXEL
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (18.18%) BGP
2 2 (18.18%) Broadband
2 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) HSRP
2 2 (18.18%) IPv6
2 2 (18.18%) Junos
2 2 (18.18%) LLU
2 2 (18.18%) MPLS
2 2 (18.18%) MRTG
2 2 (18.18%) OSPF
2 2 (18.18%) SNMP
2 2 (18.18%) TACACS
2 2 (18.18%) VLAN
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) VRRP
2 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Designer
3 2 (18.18%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Zachman Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) CMDB
1 5 (45.45%) Public Cloud
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
4 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Service Management
2 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
2 5 (45.45%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Runbook
5 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) Network Management
5 2 (18.18%) Network Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) COBIT
2 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Xen
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) SCOrch
3 2 (18.18%) Cacti
3 2 (18.18%) Nagios
3 2 (18.18%) OpenNMS
3 2 (18.18%) Puppet
3 2 (18.18%) RANCID
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) SolarWinds
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Veeam
4 2 (18.18%) Brocade
4 2 (18.18%) Ericsson
4 2 (18.18%) Foundry
4 2 (18.18%) Huawei
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) ZyXEL
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) IronPort
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (9.09%) Polycom