The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 25 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 41 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.30% 0.92% -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.45% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £300 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.20% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £36.00 £25.09
% change year-on-year -17.36% +43.46%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 29 33 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 8.79% 10.09% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 17
Median daily rate £400 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Merseyside

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Prescot - 1 £300 -
SCOM
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) MOF

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) MOF
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware