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 3 months to 27 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 45 -
Contract jobs citing SCOM 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - 0.33% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +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 Oxford with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 29 25 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 9.03% 8.20% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 24
Median daily rate £475 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £335 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -46.96% +60.97%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS

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 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds