Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 100 82
Rank change year-on-year +24 -18 +10
Contract jobs citing SCOM 7 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.55% 0.88% 1.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.51% 6.87% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 16
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.92% +5.17%
10th Percentile £425 £363 £214
90th Percentile £475 £500 £446
Berkshire median daily rate £270 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -32.50% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Reading median hourly rate £29.75 £43.28 £46.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.26% -6.66% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £29.75 £43.28 £46.37
% change year-on-year -31.26% -6.66% +93.71%

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 127 233 175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 10.01% 12.75% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 140 116
Reading median daily rate £425 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +7.91% +15.03%
10th Percentile £307 £288 £281
90th Percentile £548 £575 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £450 £383
% change year-on-year -6.67% +17.65% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 4
Reading median hourly rate £29.75 £22.70 £28.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.09% -20.49% +90.30%
10th Percentile £28.15 £21.33 £14.75
90th Percentile £60.39 £44.52 £51.01
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £21.33 £18.50
% change year-on-year -43.74% +15.30% +5.71%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Reading

SCOM
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

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Reading over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SCOM in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 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%) DV Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITSM
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Lumension
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching

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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
2 3 (42.86%) ITSM
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) 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 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Lumension
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee