Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 193 193
Rank change year-on-year +22 0 -6
Contract jobs citing SCOM 24 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.50% 2.42% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 14
South West median daily rate £468 £300 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.83% -15.79% -1.72%
10th Percentile £359 £261 £295
90th Percentile £529 £390 £468
England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
South West median hourly rate £31.00 - -
England median hourly rate £31.00 £29.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year +4.20% +25.26% -10.38%

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 686 413 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.57% 7.87% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 265 366
South West median daily rate £450 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.27% +1.47% -
10th Percentile £251 £251 £221
90th Percentile £613 £562 £538
England median daily rate £498 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +8.15% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 6
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £15.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +163.55% -24.81%
10th Percentile £13.85 £27.58 £9.52
90th Percentile £46.93 £48.75 £19.63
England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £21.33
% change year-on-year -16.28% +0.80% +6.65%

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 27 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in the South West over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 27 May 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 12 £500 +81.82%
Wiltshire +18 8 £460 +53.33% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £388 - 1
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 22 (91.67%) Windows
1 22 (91.67%) SCCM
2 21 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 15 (62.50%) VMware
5 12 (50.00%) Linux
5 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 10 (41.67%) Skype for Business
6 10 (41.67%) Skype
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (37.50%) Unix
8 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 7 (29.17%) SAN
10 6 (25.00%) NetApp
10 6 (25.00%) EMC
10 6 (25.00%) Citrix
10 6 (25.00%) IIS
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (25.00%) SQL
10 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 6 (25.00%) Xen
10 6 (25.00%) Firewall
10 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (25.00%) Office 365

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 10 (41.67%) Skype for Business
2 6 (25.00%) IIS
2 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Skype
2 7 (29.17%) SAN
3 6 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (16.67%) DHCP
5 3 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (4.17%) Extranet
7 1 (4.17%) Intranet
7 1 (4.17%) LAN
7 1 (4.17%) NAS
7 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (12.50%) Analyst
1 3 (12.50%) Architect
1 3 (12.50%) Designer
1 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Administrator
2 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Lead Designer
3 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
3 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 12 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Unix
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
7 4 (16.67%) AIX
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (12.50%) Solaris
8 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Security Hardening
2 4 (16.67%) Coaching
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 3 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) SIEM
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.50%) MCP
4 3 (12.50%) MCSA
5 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) Xen
4 4 (16.67%) vSphere
5 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (8.33%) VMware NSX
7 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
7 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (91.67%) SCCM
2 6 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (16.67%) SCSM
4 3 (12.50%) SCVMM
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (8.33%) vCenter Server
6 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
6 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
6 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
6 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (62.50%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
3 6 (25.00%) EMC
3 6 (25.00%) NetApp
4 5 (20.83%) McAfee
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Scality
5 2 (8.33%) Veeam
6 1 (4.17%) AppDynamics
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Dynatrace
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Veritas