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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
North West / Manchester
Rank 87 93 92
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 5 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.03% 7.21% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £338 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -27.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £369
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £190.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £40.83 £27.00
% change year-on-year +32.45% +51.20%  

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 124 111 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.37% 6.23% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 56 49
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £283 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £190.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.57% +1166.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCOM in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Manchester

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
4 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Licensing
5 4 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) Software Licensing
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Data Guard
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g

SCOM
Top Related 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 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Ingres
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) DBA
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle DBA
1 3 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Database Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Management Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM Architect
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Licensing
3 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) Solaris
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) HPUX
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) Software Licensing
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) SIEM
4 2 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (28.57%) Data Guard
3 3 (21.43%) SCCM
3 3 (21.43%) SCSM
4 2 (14.29%) IBM BigFix
4 2 (14.29%) Netcool
4 2 (14.29%) SCOrch
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) CA
4 2 (14.29%) Forcepoint
4 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 2 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas