Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 June 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 133 167
Rank change year-on-year -58 +34 +15
Contract jobs citing SCOM 9 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.71% 0.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.43% 5.78% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 16
Scotland median daily rate £438 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +33.33% +134.38%
10th Percentile £400 £293 £169
90th Percentile £456 £425 £381
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Scotland median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £29.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year +4.20% -16.20% +33.96%

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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 628 467 647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.99% 12.35% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 274 328
Scotland median daily rate £368 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.13% +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £231
90th Percentile £544 £513 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 18
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.50% -25.00% +31.15%
10th Percentile £10.18 £21.40 £35.50
90th Percentile £21.13 £41.25 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.94 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.70% -11.39% +12.50%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Scotland

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in Scotland

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in Scotland

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
Edinburgh -27 5 £438 +264.58% 2
Glasgow -39 4 - -
SCOM
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) OpenView
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) HP UFT
3 4 (44.44%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) Maven
3 4 (44.44%) Google
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) ZABBIX
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 4 (44.44%) Puppet
3 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 4 (44.44%) Redis

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (44.44%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (44.44%) OpenShift
2 4 (44.44%) Tricentis Tosca
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Skype
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (44.44%) Couchbase
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
1 4 (44.44%) Redis
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Artifactory
1 4 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (44.44%) Bitbucket
1 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) HP UFT
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (22.22%) Designer
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Designer
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) ATDD
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCTS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
2 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) Ansible
2 4 (44.44%) Kubernetes
2 4 (44.44%) OpenView
2 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (44.44%) Puppet
2 4 (44.44%) ZABBIX
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
4 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Google
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Veritas
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe