Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 77 94
Rank change year-on-year +15 +17 -8
Contract jobs citing SCOM 41 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.37% 2.06% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.53% 16.23% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 4
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +39.13% -8.73%
10th Percentile £357 £213 £263
90th Percentile £478 £438 £418
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £15.50
South East median hourly rate - £55.65 £37.09
% change year-on-year - +50.04% -20.66%

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 248 154 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 20.39% 12.69% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 80 75
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +60.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £252 £187 £130
90th Percentile £625 £488 £413
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £84.00 £16.25 £65.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +416.92% -75.10% +359.51%
10th Percentile £33.70 £15.25 £24.03
90th Percentile £146.30 £17.25 £111.88
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £25.80
% change year-on-year -18.92% -28.29% +20.00%

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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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -4 30 £400 -
Kidlington - 8 £388 -
Banbury - 1 £473 -
Thame - 1 £463 -
SCOM
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 36 (87.80%) Windows
1 36 (87.80%) DNS
1 36 (87.80%) SCCM
2 33 (80.49%) DHCP
3 32 (78.05%) LDAP
3 32 (78.05%) Office 365
4 30 (73.17%) Kerberos
5 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
6 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
6 28 (68.29%) PowerShell
7 22 (53.66%) Windows 10
8 21 (51.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
10 16 (39.02%) Service Design
10 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (36.59%) Hyper-V
11 15 (36.59%) VMware
11 15 (36.59%) Task Automation
12 14 (34.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (31.71%) Web Services
13 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (29.27%) Problem Management
14 12 (29.27%) ITIL
14 12 (29.27%) McAfee
15 11 (26.83%) Clustering
15 11 (26.83%) Replication
15 11 (26.83%) Application Packaging
15 11 (26.83%) McAfee ePO
16 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (24.39%) Remote Desktop

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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 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 32 (78.05%) Office 365
2 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (87.80%) DNS
2 33 (80.49%) DHCP
3 32 (78.05%) LDAP
4 30 (73.17%) Kerberos
5 10 (24.39%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (12.20%) BGP
6 5 (12.20%) Firewall
6 5 (12.20%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (12.20%) Network Security
6 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
6 5 (12.20%) VPN
7 2 (4.88%) LAN
8 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.44%) IPsec
8 1 (2.44%) MPLS
8 1 (2.44%) OSPF
8 1 (2.44%) SAN
8 1 (2.44%) VoIP
8 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (24.39%) Publishing
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (29.27%) SCCM Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) PowerShell Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Security Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Deployment Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Monitoring Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Clustering
1 11 (26.83%) Replication
2 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) Windows 10
3 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.20%) Linux
6 4 (9.76%) Unix
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Service Design
2 15 (36.59%) Task Automation
3 14 (34.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (29.27%) ITIL
4 12 (29.27%) Problem Management
5 11 (26.83%) Application Packaging
6 9 (21.95%) Change Management
7 8 (19.51%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (17.07%) Migration
9 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (9.76%) Web Filtering
10 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (7.32%) Security Operations
10 3 (7.32%) Time Management
11 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
12 1 (2.44%) High Availability
12 1 (2.44%) Network Management
12 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
2 21 (51.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (36.59%) Hyper-V
4 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.44%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
5 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (87.80%) SCCM
2 11 (26.83%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (12.20%) Nagios
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 12 (29.27%) McAfee
4 5 (12.20%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Juniper
5 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) CommVault
6 1 (2.44%) F5
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle