Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 82 79
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +10
Contract jobs citing SCOM 9 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.08% 1.57% 1.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.82% 9.09% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 13
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £394 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.63% +57.50% -16.67%
10th Percentile £393 £351 £213
90th Percentile £490 £500 £475
South East median daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £55.65

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 132 220 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.87% 17.31% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 186 73
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% +45.45%
10th Percentile £152 £238 £194
90th Percentile £618 £638 £500
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.67% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £145.00 £14.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +871.52% -77.72%
South East median hourly rate £13.85 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.67% -18.92% -43.08%

SCOM
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

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

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

SCOM
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 22 March 2019. 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 +24 5 £475 +26.67%
Kidlington +4 3 £450 +18.03%
SCOM
South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) SCCM
2 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (66.67%) Office 365
5 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (55.56%) Identity Management
6 4 (44.44%) Publishing
6 4 (44.44%) Operations Management
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (44.44%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (33.33%) Email Filtering
7 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
7 3 (33.33%) PKI
8 2 (22.22%) Change Management
8 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
8 2 (22.22%) Time Management
8 2 (22.22%) Web Services
8 2 (22.22%) ITIL
8 2 (22.22%) MCSE
8 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
8 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling

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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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Identity Management
2 4 (44.44%) Operations Management
3 3 (33.33%) Email Filtering
3 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) CommVault
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Sun