Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 203 207
Rank change year-on-year +39 +4 -7
Contract jobs citing SCOM 24 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.055% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.16% 0.72% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 11
South West median daily rate £369 £325 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.46% -25.71% +25.00%
10th Percentile £253 £273 £288
90th Percentile £498 £418 £475
England median daily rate £393 £425 £383
% change year-on-year -7.65% +11.11% -3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £23.50 - -
England median hourly rate £18.50 £52.50 £37.09
% change year-on-year -64.76% +41.55% +34.07%

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 577 416 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.21% 7.64% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 272 318
South West median daily rate £450 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.29% -1.35% -2.63%
10th Percentile £250 £254 £198
90th Percentile £606 £575 £515
England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 10
South West median hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% +128.57% -26.32%
10th Percentile £17.45 £28.00 £12.08
90th Percentile £24.45 £47.50 £41.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%

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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

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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 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOM in the South West

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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

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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 25 February 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
Bristol +6 16 £311 +3.75% 1
Dorset - 3 £425 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 £460 - 1
Gloucestershire +19 1 £500 +17.65%
Somerset - 1 - -
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (75.00%) SCCM
3 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
4 16 (66.67%) Skype for Business
5 13 (54.17%) Skype
6 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (50.00%) VMware
7 9 (37.50%) Citrix
7 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
8 8 (33.33%) Office 365
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (33.33%) Windows 10
9 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
10 6 (25.00%) EMC
10 6 (25.00%) McAfee
10 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
10 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
11 5 (20.83%) Security Hardening
11 5 (20.83%) Linux
12 4 (16.67%) ITIL
12 4 (16.67%) IBM
12 4 (16.67%) DNS
12 4 (16.67%) SAN
12 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
12 4 (16.67%) Finance

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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 16 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Skype
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.17%) Extranet
5 1 (4.17%) Intranet
5 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) SMS
5 1 (4.17%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (4.17%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Office 365 Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Replication
3 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.33%) AIX
8 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Security Hardening
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) Coaching
3 1 (4.17%) Email Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
3 1 (4.17%) Information Security
3 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
3 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.17%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) ISA Server
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (75.00%) SCCM
2 6 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (16.67%) AirWatch
4 3 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
6 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
6 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) Citrix
4 6 (25.00%) EMC
4 6 (25.00%) McAfee
5 4 (16.67%) IBM
6 3 (12.50%) MobileIron
6 3 (12.50%) Symantec
7 2 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (8.33%) Dynatrace
7 2 (8.33%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco
8 1 (4.17%) NetApp
8 1 (4.17%) Veritas