Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 18 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)
England > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 146 113
Rank change year-on-year +48 -33 -13
Contract jobs citing SCOM 2 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.16% 0.76% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.97% 4.22% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
North East median daily rate £450 £305 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.54% +16.19% +0.96%
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate £12.00 £39.25 £37.09
% change year-on-year -69.43% +5.82% +34.87%

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 the North East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 207 498 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.88% 18.12% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 342 108
North East median daily rate £350 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -4.62% -6.54%
10th Percentile £261 £211 £226
90th Percentile £550 £450 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 38 22
North East median hourly rate £32.25 £28.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.18% +8.74% -14.17%
10th Percentile £8.73 £24.85 £14.10
90th Percentile £49.67 £42.30 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +1.50%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in the North East

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in the North East

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the North East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Tyne and Wear +58 1 £450 +40.63%
Durham -10 1 - -
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North East region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) MOM
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (50.00%) MOM
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware