Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 52 55
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -11
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.41% 0.50% 0.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.94% 4.69% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £400 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +63.27% -
North West median daily rate £355 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +9.31% - +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 68 64 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 13.96% 10.70% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 22
Merseyside median daily rate £398 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14% +42.86%
10th Percentile £253 £313 £200
90th Percentile £488 £524 £521
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £366
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.22% +19.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +108.33% +1.05%
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £19.62 £12.00
% change year-on-year -3.14% +63.46% -35.14%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 6 months to 19 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
Liverpool -4 2 £400 -
SCOM
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) EdgeSight
1 2 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Runbook
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management

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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Runbook
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) EdgeSight
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix