Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 183 202
Rank change year-on-year +11 +19 -20
Contract jobs citing SCOM 24 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.43% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.45% 4.66% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 14
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -1.49% +17.54%
10th Percentile £253 £313 £225
90th Percentile £448 £453 £575
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £23.50 - -
England median hourly rate £12.00 £39.25 £37.09
% change year-on-year -69.43% +5.82% +34.87%

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 440 515 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.85% 9.08% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 345 266
South West median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% - -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £205
90th Percentile £569 £575 £539
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 22
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £34.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.88% +56.32% -5.95%
10th Percentile £17.46 £25.04 £17.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £82.38 £49.34
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.67% +3.65% +2.56%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
Dorset +11 10 £425 - 2
Bristol 0 10 £286 -11.92%
Gloucestershire +17 2 £350 -6.67%
Somerset -5 1 - -
Wiltshire -13 1 - -
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 South West region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
3 18 (75.00%) Skype for Business
4 17 (70.83%) SCCM
5 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 15 (62.50%) Skype
6 15 (62.50%) Windows 10
7 13 (54.17%) Windows 8
7 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (50.00%) AirWatch
9 11 (45.83%) Migration
10 10 (41.67%) Service Delivery
10 10 (41.67%) Symantec
10 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
10 10 (41.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 10 (41.67%) MobileIron
10 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
11 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
11 8 (33.33%) Citrix
12 7 (29.17%) VMware
12 7 (29.17%) Office 365
13 6 (25.00%) ITIL
13 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
14 5 (20.83%) DNS
14 5 (20.83%) IBM
14 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (16.67%) PowerShell

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 18 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
3 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Skype
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) NAS
3 4 (16.67%) SAN
4 3 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) Extranet
5 2 (8.33%) Intranet
5 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.17%) SMS
6 1 (4.17%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (4.17%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
General
1 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Active Directory Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Active Directory Support
3 7 (29.17%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Support
3 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (16.67%) Clustering
3 4 (16.67%) Replication
4 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows 10
3 13 (54.17%) Windows 8
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (4.17%) AIX
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Migration
2 10 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) Password Management
7 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.17%) Change Management
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.17%) Email Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security
7 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
7 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) ISA Server
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (70.83%) SCCM
2 12 (50.00%) AirWatch
3 10 (41.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) MobileIron
2 10 (41.67%) Symantec
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (29.17%) VMware
5 5 (20.83%) IBM
6 3 (12.50%) Dell
6 3 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) Veritas
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco
8 1 (4.17%) Dynatrace
8 1 (4.17%) McAfee
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat