The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 April 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 73 62
Rank change year-on-year +17 -11  
Contract jobs citing SCOM 3 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.45% 0.87% 1.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.05% 6.77% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 10
Median daily rate - £393 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -7.81% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.70 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.70 £36.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +18.61% +53.19%  

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 Reading with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 74 133 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 11.09% 12.88% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 89 61
Median daily rate £425 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £42.70 £21.33 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.18% +64.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Reading

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Reading over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SCOM in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (14.29%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) PaaS
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £55.65 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £29.75 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago