The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 25 15 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 -  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.61% 4.00% -
As % of the Systems Management category 9.09% 57.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £519 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £369
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.08 £40.83 £27.00
% change year-on-year +32.45% +51.20%  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11 7 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 6.75% 7.00% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
Median daily rate £450 £513 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.19% +86.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £513 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £525 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Portsmouth

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Portsmouth

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) PBX
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Skype

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Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Lync Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware