Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 182 177
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing SCOM 31 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.58% 0.33% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.13% 4.04% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 24
South West median daily rate £430 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.67% -1.64% +1.67%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £295
90th Percentile £531 £450 £450
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
South West median hourly rate £31.00 - -
England median hourly rate £26.22 £28.63 £24.25
% change year-on-year -8.42% +18.04% -11.82%

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 751 446 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.11% 8.12% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 287 406
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.09%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £488 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +10.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 10 7
South West median hourly rate £26.75 £45.00 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.56% +193.06% -23.93%
10th Percentile £16.15 £26.01 £9.78
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.88 £28.85
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -20.45% +8.99%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +19 13 £460 +53.33% 1
Bristol +3 9 £508 +84.55%
Gloucestershire +1 3 £331 -5.36%
Dorset -10 2 £388 -8.82% 1
Cornwall - 1 £250 - 1
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 30 (96.77%) SCCM
2 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Windows Server
3 27 (87.10%) Active Directory
4 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
5 18 (58.06%) VMware
6 13 (41.94%) Linux
7 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
7 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
8 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
9 9 (29.03%) Unix
9 9 (29.03%) ITIL
10 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (22.58%) IIS
11 7 (22.58%) SQL
11 7 (22.58%) SAN
11 7 (22.58%) Firewall
11 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
12 6 (19.35%) Skype
12 6 (19.35%) NetApp
12 6 (19.35%) Citrix
12 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
12 6 (19.35%) DNS
12 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared

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 7 (22.58%) IIS
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 6 (19.35%) Skype for Business
3 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (19.35%) Office 365
3 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) IaaS
3 2 (6.45%) PaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
1 7 (22.58%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) Skype
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
4 3 (9.68%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.68%) VoIP
5 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.23%) Extranet
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) Intranet
6 1 (3.23%) Junos
6 1 (3.23%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) NAS
6 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (9.68%) Banking
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Administrator
1 5 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Designer
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Technician
4 2 (6.45%) Server Technician
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) JSON
2 1 (3.23%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (16.13%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (16.13%) PKI
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
1 29 (93.55%) Windows Server
2 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (29.03%) Unix
5 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
5 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.68%) AIX
7 3 (9.68%) Solaris
7 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
3 4 (12.90%) Coaching
3 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
4 3 (9.68%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) PLM
5 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Security Hardening
5 2 (6.45%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) SIEM
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (3.23%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (16.13%) MCSA
4 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) MCP
6 2 (6.45%) MCSE
7 1 (3.23%) CCDP
7 1 (3.23%) CCIE
7 1 (3.23%) CCIE Security
7 1 (3.23%) CCNP
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) RMADS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (87.10%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
3 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (19.35%) Xen
5 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (12.90%) vSphere
6 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (6.45%) VMware NSX
7 2 (6.45%) VMware Server
8 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
8 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (96.77%) SCCM
2 5 (16.13%) WSUS
3 4 (12.90%) SCSM
4 3 (9.68%) SCVMM
4 3 (9.68%) vCenter Server
5 2 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
6 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (3.23%) SCDPM
6 1 (3.23%) vRealize
6 1 (3.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (58.06%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
3 6 (19.35%) NetApp
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) EMC
5 2 (6.45%) McAfee
5 2 (6.45%) Scality
5 2 (6.45%) Symantec
5 2 (6.45%) Veeam
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas