Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 88 82
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 -22
Contract jobs citing SCOM 8 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.64% 0.50% 1.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.71% 4.09% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Reading median daily rate £375 £500 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +119.78% -43.13%
10th Percentile £323 £475 £138
90th Percentile £435 £525 £497
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £488 £404
% change year-on-year -28.21% +20.59% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 15
Reading median hourly rate - £55.65 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.04% -11.14%
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.65 £37.09
% change year-on-year - +50.04% -11.14%

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 Reading with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 140 171 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.12% 12.13% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 78 142
Reading median daily rate £400 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £302 £280 £217
90th Percentile £550 £625 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 27
Reading median hourly rate £38.25 £55.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.45% +15.79% +70.68%
10th Percentile £35.58 £41.70 £34.00
90th Percentile £41.53 £55.65 £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £27.50 £37.09
% change year-on-year -56.36% -25.86% +57.83%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Reading over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Reading region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Service Management
4 5 (62.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) MCTS
5 4 (50.00%) MCITP
5 4 (50.00%) Degree
5 4 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) SCCM
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (25.00%) High Availability
7 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) WSUS
7 2 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (12.50%) SAN
8 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (12.50%) Cisco
8 1 (12.50%) Firewall
8 1 (12.50%) VMware

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (62.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) MCITP
1 4 (50.00%) MCTS
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) VMware