Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 19 September 2018 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 73 86
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 +5
Contract jobs citing SCOM 11 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.88% 1.96% 1.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.91% 14.11% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 17
Oxfordshire median daily rate £385 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £368 £349 £280
90th Percentile £500 £424 £438
South East median daily rate £428 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.79% +5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £29.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year -29.41% -30.81% +15.93%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 186 163 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.94% 13.88% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 125 100
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +17.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £190 £250 £182
90th Percentile £590 £548 £481
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.09% +27.78% -45.45%
10th Percentile £16.50 £23.00 £15.15
90th Percentile £19.95 £23.00 £20.45
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £27.38
% change year-on-year +22.81% -47.95% +36.88%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Oxfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Oxfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in Oxfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Oxfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
Oxford -9 6 £410 +2.50%
Kidlington -4 3 £385 -3.14%
Banbury - 1 - -
SCOM
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (45.45%) SCCM
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
6 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
6 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
6 2 (18.18%) PMO
6 2 (18.18%) Service Design
6 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) Office 365
3 1 (9.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) BGP
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Metrics
1 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
2 2 (18.18%) Service Design
2 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
3 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Perfmon
3 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
3 1 (9.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
3 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) VMware