Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 21 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 57 69
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -20
Contract jobs citing SCOM 30 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.08% 3.66% 0.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.13% 29.89% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 4
Oxford median daily rate £400 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.28% +13.10%
10th Percentile £356 £213 £263
90th Percentile £453 £438 £495
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxford median hourly rate - - £15.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £15.50

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 Oxford with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 149 87 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 20.24% 12.25% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 56 46
Oxford median daily rate £465 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.25% +45.45% -42.11%
10th Percentile £320 £213 £128
90th Percentile £625 £484 £500
Oxfordshire median daily rate £465 £400 £278
% change year-on-year +16.25% +44.14% -38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxford median hourly rate - - £15.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £84.00 £16.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year +416.92% -58.33% +171.78%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Oxford

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Oxford

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Oxford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 27 (90.00%) DNS
2 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 26 (86.67%) SCCM
3 24 (80.00%) LDAP
3 24 (80.00%) DHCP
4 23 (76.67%) Office 365
5 22 (73.33%) Kerberos
6 21 (70.00%) PowerShell
7 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
8 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
9 18 (60.00%) Windows 10
10 17 (56.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (43.33%) Service Design
12 12 (40.00%) Task Automation
12 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
14 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
14 10 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (33.33%) VMware
15 9 (30.00%) Web Services
16 8 (26.67%) ITIL
16 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (23.33%) Application Packaging
17 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
17 7 (23.33%) Replication
17 7 (23.33%) McAfee
17 7 (23.33%) McAfee ePO
17 7 (23.33%) Remote Desktop
18 6 (20.00%) Clustering
18 6 (20.00%) Change Management

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 23 (76.67%) Office 365
2 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) DNS
2 24 (80.00%) DHCP
2 24 (80.00%) LDAP
3 22 (73.33%) Kerberos
4 7 (23.33%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (13.33%) BGP
5 4 (13.33%) Firewall
5 4 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (13.33%) Network Security
5 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (13.33%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.33%) IPsec
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) MPLS
6 1 (3.33%) OSPF
6 1 (3.33%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) VRRP
General
1 5 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) PowerShell Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Desktop Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Replication
2 6 (20.00%) Clustering
3 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Linux
6 3 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Service Design
2 12 (40.00%) Task Automation
3 10 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (26.67%) ITIL
5 7 (23.33%) Application Packaging
5 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
6 6 (20.00%) Change Management
7 5 (16.67%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (10.00%) Time Management
9 3 (10.00%) Web Filtering
10 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (6.67%) Security Operations
11 1 (3.33%) High Availability
11 1 (3.33%) Network Management
11 1 (3.33%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 26 (86.67%) SCCM
2 7 (23.33%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (13.33%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) McAfee
4 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco