Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 November 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)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 186 181
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 +26
Contract jobs citing SCOM 46 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.93% 4.97% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 20
South West median daily rate £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% -1.49%
10th Percentile £254 £253 £313
90th Percentile £538 £448 £453
England median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South West median hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.64% - -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £12.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +75.00% -69.43% +5.82%

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 the South West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 933 483 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.78% 8.55% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 302 359
South West median daily rate £425 £402 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +7.07% -
10th Percentile £263 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 15 8
South West median hourly rate £40.77 £23.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.47% -30.88% +56.32%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.46 £25.04
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.75 £82.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -24.44% +12.50%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in the South West

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOM in the South West

SCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in the South West

SCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOM in the South West

SCOM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Wiltshire +8 27 £475 - 1
Gloucestershire -3 8 £300 -14.29% 2
Bristol -17 6 £350 +22.27% 1
Dorset -3 3 £388 -8.82% 1
Cornwall - 1 £250 -
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South West region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 37 (80.43%) Active Directory
3 35 (76.09%) SCCM
4 34 (73.91%) Security Cleared
5 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
6 30 (65.22%) Windows Server
7 25 (54.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (39.13%) Linux
9 17 (36.96%) VMware
9 17 (36.96%) DV Cleared
10 13 (28.26%) Windows 10
10 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
10 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
11 12 (26.09%) Cisco
12 11 (23.91%) DNS
12 11 (23.91%) ITIL
12 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (23.91%) Data Protection
12 11 (23.91%) Security Monitoring
13 9 (19.57%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (19.57%) Firewall
14 8 (17.39%) WAN
14 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
14 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
14 8 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (17.39%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
14 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (17.39%) Unified Communications

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.87%) IIS
4 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.35%) Apache
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.70%) Office 365
4 2 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.35%) IaaS
4 2 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) DNS
2 9 (19.57%) Firewall
3 8 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (17.39%) Unified Communications
3 8 (17.39%) WAN
4 6 (13.04%) DHCP
5 4 (8.70%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (6.52%) Internet
6 3 (6.52%) Network Security
6 3 (6.52%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (6.52%) SAN
6 3 (6.52%) VPN
7 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (4.35%) Skype
7 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.17%) Junos
8 1 (2.17%) VSAN
8 1 (2.17%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) PeopleTools
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.17%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (4.35%) Military
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Architect
2 6 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (10.87%) Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) DBA
4 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Technician
5 3 (6.52%) Server Technician
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (4.35%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) JSON
2 1 (2.17%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Hybrid Cloud
1 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.22%) PKI
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.17%) FMCG
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 25 (54.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (39.13%) Linux
5 13 (28.26%) Windows 10
6 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
7 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.35%) Solaris
8 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Data Protection
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
1 11 (23.91%) Security Monitoring
2 9 (19.57%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (15.22%) Security Architecture
5 6 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 6 (13.04%) Information Assurance
5 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (13.04%) IT Strategy
5 6 (13.04%) ITIL V3
6 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.70%) ERP
7 3 (6.52%) ITSM
7 3 (6.52%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 17 (36.96%) DV Cleared
3 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.04%) MCSA
4 6 (13.04%) MCSE
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.52%) MCP
5 3 (6.52%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (2.17%) CCDP
6 1 (2.17%) CCIE
6 1 (2.17%) CCIE Security
6 1 (2.17%) CCNP
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 37 (80.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.04%) vSphere
5 5 (10.87%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (6.52%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (6.52%) VMware Server
7 2 (4.35%) Docker
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.17%) VMware NSX
8 1 (2.17%) XenApp
8 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (76.09%) SCCM
2 7 (15.22%) SCVMM
2 7 (15.22%) WSUS
3 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (6.52%) vRealize
5 2 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.35%) Puppet
5 2 (4.35%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.96%) VMware
3 12 (26.09%) Cisco
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle
5 4 (8.70%) McAfee
5 4 (8.70%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (4.35%) Splunk
6 2 (4.35%) Symantec
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix
7 1 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) Scality
7 1 (2.17%) Veeam