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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 44
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.36% - 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.00% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £393 £375
% change year-on-year -10.82% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £40.83 £26.50
% change year-on-year +32.45% +54.05%  

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 25 27 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 8.96% 11.44% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 33
Median daily rate £475 £250 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -28.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.85 £115.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -87.08% +283.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

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 28 March 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 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
1 10 (90.91%) DNS
1 10 (90.91%) SCCM
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
3 7 (63.64%) Dell
3 7 (63.64%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) Back Office
5 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Veritas
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (27.27%) vSphere
6 3 (27.27%) EdgeSight
6 3 (27.27%) Skype
6 3 (27.27%) BYOD
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
6 3 (27.27%) AppDNA
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
6 3 (27.27%) Service Design
6 3 (27.27%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) Skype
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
General
1 5 (45.45%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Support Technician
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) BYOD
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Design
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
3 3 (27.27%) AppDNA
3 3 (27.27%) EdgeSight
4 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Dell
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Veritas
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds