The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 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)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 45 44
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.86% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.52% 2.33% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £345
% change year-on-year -1.20% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £36.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -17.36% +78.35%  

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 Nottingham with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 46 43 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 13.18% 9.56% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 22
Median daily rate £500 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £14.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) StorageTek
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) StorageTek
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) VMware